Released  May 21th, 2013

The Robert De Cormier Singers and Ensemble
Robert De Cormier: conductor


Music Celebrating the Poetry of Bobby Burns
Robert De Cormier

The Jolly Beggars
1. Recitative – When lyart bestrow the yird
2. I am a Son of Mars
3. Recitative – He ended: and the kebars sheuk
4. I Once was a Maid
5. Recitative – Poor Merry-Andrew in the neuk
6. Sir Wisdom’s a Fool when He’s Fou’
7. Recitative – Then niest outspak a raucle carlin
8. A Highland Lad my Love was Born
9. Recitative – A pigmy scraper wi’ his fiddle
10. Whistle Owre the Lave O’t
11. Recitative – Her charms had struck a sturdy caird
12. My Bonnie Lass I Work in Brass
13. Recitative – The caird prevail’d: th’ unblushing fair
14. Dance – Dainty Davie
15. Dainty Davie
16. Recitative – He was a care-defying blade
17. I am a Bard of No Regard
18. Recitative – So sang the Bard, and Nansie’s wa’s
19. A Fig for Those by Law Protected
20. Ca’ the Yowes
21. Comin’ Thro’ the Rye
22. John Anderson my jo
23. Jenny Comin’ Thro’ the Rye
24. O Wert Thou in the Cauld Blast
25. McPherson’s Farewell
26. Ae Fond Kiss
27. The Ploughman’s Life
28. Young Jockie was the Blythest Lad
29. O were my Love you Lilac Fair
30. The Highlander’s Lament
31. The Jolly Beggars: Finale