‘In Our day…’: Reminiscences and Songs from Rural Perthshire

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‘In Our day…’ Reminiscences and Songs from RuralPerthshire, illustrated byDoris Rougive, Grace Note Publication, Ochtertyre, 2010 [with CD of Perthshire songs, sung by Sheila Stewart, students of the RSAMD & others)<o:p>
Synopsis:: Life in the glens and villages of Perthshire is viewed through the eyes of shepherds, farmers, crofters, estate workers, housewives, gardeners, professionals, trades-people and children. They all share reminiscences, stories, games, sayings and rhymes in Scots and Gaelic, which have been recorded for this book. Excerpts of transcriptions have been woven together by folklorist Margaret Bennett who also draws strands from written records. Perthshire singer and tradition-bearer Doris Rougvie has also illustrated the book, which concludes with a selection of Perthshire songs. Along with several friends, Doris and Margaret have recorded all the songs for a CD enclosed within the book. A Grace Notes Scotland Collection</o:p>


Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationOchtertyre
PublisherGrace Note Publications
ISBN (Print)9781907676024
Publication statusPublished or Performed - 2012