Poetry, prose and music on a Scottish theme, with readings by Jimmy Yuill and Stella Gonet. Works by Lewis Grassic Gibbon and Sorley MacLean, plus MacMillan, Weir, Part and Bruch.
This week's Words and Music explores Scottish landscape and history. Jimmy Yuill and Stella Gonet read poems and prose by Lewis Grassic Gibbon, Sorley MacLean, Edwin Muir, Muriel Spark, John Burnside, Jackie Kay and Robert Crawford. The music reflects Scotland's rich heritage with work from Scottish composers and musicians including James MacMillan, Judith Weir, Tommy Smith, Thea Musgrave, Aly Bain and Jean Redpath as well as from the many composers like Peter Maxwell Davies and Max Bruch who have been inspired by Scotland.
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
Alba Einstein, read by Jimmy Yuill
The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, read by Stella Gonet
Lady John Scott
Ettrick, read by Stella Gonet
Edinburgh Courtyard in July, read by Jimmy Yuill
Old Aberdeen, read by Jackie Kay
Landscape with One Figure, read by Jimmy Yuill
Lewis Grassic Gibbon
Sunset Song, read by Stella Gonet
Scotland 1941, read by Jimmy Yuill