King James VI - Reulis and Cautelis


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1 The place of ". . . Some Reulis and Cautelis . . ." in Scottish Literature 28:49
written and read by Dr Morna Fleming

2 Comment on Pronunciation Options, defined by Théo van Heijnsbergen read by George Philp 1:39

3 Sonnet of the Author to the Reader Dr Morna Fleming 0:53

4 A Sonnet on the moneth of May Dr Théo van Heijnsbergen 0:46

5 Song, the first verses that ever the King made George Philp 1:10

6 Elegie sur le Despart de la Royne Marie retournant à son Royaume d’Ecosse by Pierre de Ronsard
read in Old French Dr James Steele 5:21

7 Elegy on the Depairture o Mary Queen o Scots until her Kinrick o Scotland
translaitit into Modern Scots by J K Annand George Philp 6:47

8 A complaint of his mistressis absence from Court George Philp 4:20

9 The Cheviot hills doe with my state agree . . . Dr Théo van Heijnsbergen 0:55

10 Although that crooked crawling Vulcan lie . . . Dr Théo van Heijnsbergen 0:47

11 A sonnet when the King was surprised by the Earle Bothwell Dr Morna Fleming 0:50

12 Another of the same Dr Morna Fleming 0:52

13 Another of the same George Philp 1:03

14 To the Queene, Anonimos Dr Théo van Heijnsbergen 0:46

15 A Sonett on Sr William Alexanders harsh vearses after the Inglishe fasone Dr Théo van Heijnsbergen 0:54

16 The Argument (of the booke) Sonnet George Philp 1:09

Total playing time on this CD 57:01

References: The Mercat Anthology of Early Scottish Literature (1375–1707) edited by R D S Jack and P A T Rozendaal published by Mercat Press 1997. Poems of James the Sixth of Scotland Scottish Text Society.

Acknowledgement: Ronsard’s French text is recorded by kind permission of The National Library of Scotland.

Scots translation (Elegy . . .) is included in the Scotsoun Makars Series tribute to J K Annand (sscd 103).

Specially recorded for The Ninth International Conference on Medieval and Renaissance Scottish Language and Literature

Promoted by the Association for Scottish Literary Studies at the University of St Andrews, Fife August 1999