Works with a theme of anguish (52)

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  1. Jonathan Watson

    A Penitential thought, in the hour of Remorse - Intended for a Tragedy

    “All devil as I am, a damned wretch ...”

    A poem written in 1771-9 and performed by Jonathan Watson

  2. Shirley Henderson

    A Prayer, Under the Pressure of violent Anguish

    “O Thou Great Being! What Thou art ...”

    A poem written in 1781 and performed by Shirley Henderson

  3. Derek Riddell

    A Tale

    “'T was where the birch and sounding thong are plyed ...”

    A poem performed by Derek Riddell

  4. John Cairney

    A Waukrife Minnie

    “Whaur are you gaun, my bony lass, ...”

    A poem written in 1789 and performed by John Cairney

  5. Joyce Falconer

    Altered from an old English song

    “How cruel are the Parents ...”

    A song written in 1795 and performed by Joyce Falconer

  6. John Ramage

    Blythe hae I been on yon hill

    “Blythe hae I been on yon hill ...”

    A song written in 1793 and performed by John Ramage

  7. Gary Lewis

    Can you leave me thus, my Katy

    “Canst thou leave me thus, my Katy ...”

    A song written in 1794 and performed by Gary Lewis

  8. Gerry Mulgrew

    Clarinda (Mistress of my soul)

    “Clarinda, mistress of my soul ...”

    A song written in 1788 and performed by Gerry Mulgrew

  9. Douglas Henshall

    Craigieburn wood

    “Sweet close the evening on Craigieburn-wood ...”

    A song written in 1792 and performed by Douglas Henshall

  10. Stella Gonet

    English Song

    “Forlorn, my Love, no comfort near ...”

    A song written in 1795 and performed by Stella Gonet

  11. Tam Dean Burn

    Eppie Mcnab

    “O saw ye my dearie, my Eppie Mcnab ...”

    A song written in 1791 and performed by Tam Dean Burn

  12. John Ramage

    Esteem For Chloris

    “Ah, Chloris, since it may not be ...”

    A poem written in 1794 and performed by John Ramage

  13. Alex Norton

    Fair Eliza

    “Turn again, thou fair Eliza ...”

    A poem written in 1792 and performed by Alex Norton

  14. Lorraine McIntosh

    Farewell Thou Stream

    “Farewell, thou stream that winding flows ...”

    A poem written in 1794 and performed by Lorraine McIntosh

  15. John Ramage

    Had I a cave

    “Had I a cave on some wild, distant shore ...”

    A song written in 1793 and performed by John Ramage

  16. Shirley Henderson

    Here awa', there awa'

    “Here awa', there awa', wandering, Willie ...”

    A song written in 1792 and performed by Shirley Henderson

  17. Cal Macaninch

    Here's a health to ane I lo'e dear

    “Here's a health to ane I lo'e dear ...”

    A poem written in 1796 and performed by Cal Macaninch

  18. Laura Fraser

    How lang and dreary is the night

    “How lang and dreary is the night ...”

    A song written in 1794 and performed by Laura Fraser

  19. Tam Dean Burn

    Jeremiah 15th, Ch 10 V

    “Ah, woe is me, my mother dear! ...”

    A poem written in 1786 and performed by Tam Dean Burn

  20. Liam Brennan

    Lines Written on a Banknote

    “Wae worth thy pow'r, thou cursed leaf! ...”

    A poem written in 1786 and performed by Liam Brennan

  21. Laura Fraser

    Lord Gregory

    “O mirk, mirk is this midnight hour ...”

    A song written in 1793 and performed by Laura Fraser

  22. Bill Paterson

    Man Was Made To Mourn

    “When chill November's surly blast ...”

    An epitaph written in 1784 and performed by Bill Paterson

  23. Paul Young

    McPherson's Farewell

    “Farewell, ye dungeons dark and strong ...”

    A song written in 1788 and performed by Paul Young

  24. Alison Peebles

    O dear Minny, what shall I do?

    “O dear minny, what shall I do? ...”

    A song written in 1790 and performed by Alison Peebles

  25. John Ramage

    On Chloris being ill

    “Long, long the night ...”

    A song written in 1795 and performed by John Ramage

  26. Dawn Steele

    On the death of John M'Leod, Esq.

    “Sad thou tale, thou idle page ...”

    A poem written in 1787 and performed by Dawn Steele

  27. Kate Dickie

    On the death of the late Lord President Dundas

    “Lone on the bleaky hills, the straying flocks ...”

    An elegy written in 1787 and performed by Kate Dickie

  28. Joyce Falconer

    Passion's Cry

    “In vain would Prudence, with decorous sneer ...”

    A poem written in 1793 and performed by Joyce Falconer

  29. Billy Boyd

    Raving winds around her blowing

    “Raving winds around her blowing ...”

    A song written in 1788 and performed by Billy Boyd

  30. Gerry Carruthers

    Remorse

    “Off all the numerous ills that hurt our peace ...”

    A poem written in 1784 and performed by Gerry Carruthers

  31. Cal Macaninch

    Saw Ye My Phely

    “O Saw ye my dearie, my Phely? ...”

    A poem written in 1794 and performed by Cal Macaninch

  32. Douglas Henshall

    She says she lo'es me best of a'

    “Sae flaxen were her ringlets ...”

    A song written in 1793 and performed by Douglas Henshall

  33. Gerry Mulgrew

    She's fair and fause

    “she's fair and fause that causes my smart ...”

    A song written in 1792 and performed by Gerry Mulgrew

  34. Phyllida Law

    Sketch for an Elegy

    “Craigdarroch, fam'd for speaking art ...”

    An elegy written in 1788 and performed by Phyllida Law

  35. Joyce Falconer

    Strathallan's Lament

    “Thickest night, surround my dwelling! ...”

    A song written in 1787 and performed by Joyce Falconer

  36. Tam Dean Burn

    Sweet fa's the eve on Craigieburn

    “Sweet fa's the eve on Craigieburn ...”

    A poem written in 1795 and performed by Tam Dean Burn

  37. Simon Donald

    Sylvander to Clarinda

    “When dear Clarinda, matchless fair ...”

    A poem written in 1787 and performed by Simon Donald

  38. Blythe Duff

    The Death and Dying Words of Poor Mailie, The Author's Only Pet Yowe, An Unco Mournfu' Tale

    “As Mailie, an' her lambs thegither ...”

    A poem written in 1783 and performed by Blythe Duff

  39. David Hayman

    The Lament. Occasioned by the Unfortunate Issue of a Friend's Amour

    “O thou pale orb that silent shines ...”

    A poem written in 1786 and performed by David Hayman

  40. Dawn Steele

    The Lazy Mist

    “the lazy mist hangs from the brow of the hill ...”

    A song written in 1788 and performed by Dawn Steele

  41. Juliet Cadzow

    The Minstrel at Lincluden

    “As I stood by yon roofless tower ...”

    A song performed by Juliet Cadzow

  42. John Shedden

    The Northern Lass

    “Though cruel fate should bid us apart ...”

    A song written in 1786 and performed by John Shedden

  43. Billy Boyd

    The small birds rejoice

    “The small birds rejoice in the green leaves returning ...”

    A song written in 1788 and performed by Billy Boyd

  44. John Ramage

    Thine am I, my Chloris fair

    “Thine am I, my Chloris fair ...”

    A poem written in 1794 and performed by John Ramage

  45. Dougray Scott

    To Mary in Heaven

    “Thou lingering star with lessening ray ...”

    A song written in 1795 and performed by Dougray Scott

  46. Paul Young

    To Robert Graham of Fintry Esq

    “Late crippled of an arm, and now a leg ...”

    An epistle written in 1791 and performed by Paul Young

  47. Derek Riddell

    To Ruin

    “All hail! inexorable lord! ...”

    A poem written in 1786 and performed by Derek Riddell

  48. John Ramage

    Twas na her bonie blue e'e

    “'Twas na her bonie blue e'e was my ruin ...”

    A song written in 1795 and performed by John Ramage

  49. John Shedden

    Where Helen Lies

    “O that I were where Helen lies ...”

    A song written in 1788 and performed by John Shedden

  50. Phil McKee

    Will ye go to the Indies, my Mary

    “Will ye go to the Indies, my Mary ...”

    A song written in 1792 and performed by Phil McKee

  51. John Ramage

    Wilt thou be my Dearie

    “Wilt thou be my Dearie ...”

    A poem written in 1794 and performed by John Ramage

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