When the warl’s couped soon’ as a peerie [ ... ]
Confirmed with The Complete Poems of Hugh MacDiarmid, Volume 1, edited by Michael Grieve and W R Aitken, Penguin Books, Middlesex, 1985, page 24.
- by Christopher Murray Grieve (1892 - 1978), as Hugh MacDiarmid, "Moonstruck", appears in Sangschaw, in 9. Au Clair de la Lune, no. 2, first published 1925, copyright © [author's text checked 1 time against a primary source]
Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)
- by Francis George Scott (1880 - 1958), "Moonstruck", 1927, published 1934 [voice and piano], from Scottish Lyrics, Book 3, no. 7, Bayley & Ferguson; confirmed with Songs of Francis George Scott, selected and edited by Neil Mackay, Roberton Publications, Aylesbury, 1980, page 60 [ sung text checked 1 time]
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