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For the past four years, Neil has been recording  regularly extracts from the works of Robert Burns. These can be heard here on the website or at the WordsofBurns Facebook page.  

Neil is always delighted to get feedback from listeners or suggestions for Burns works to record.

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October 25, 2018

Click here to listen: https://soundcloud.com/words-of-burns/no-cold-approach/s-pgCSZ

Robert Burns composed this verse which was possibly intended to be part of a longer piece that was abandoned.

“No cold approach, no altered mien,

Just what would make suspicion start;

No p...

October 4, 2018

Click here to listen: https://soundcloud.com/words-of-burns/why-why-tell-thy-lover

Robert Burns sent this fragment to the collector, George Thomson, in July 1795

“WHY, why tell thy lover, Bliss he never must enjoy;

Why, why undeceive him, And give all his hopes the lie?

O...

October 3, 2018

Click here to listen: https://soundcloud.com/words-of-burns/on-chloris-being-ill

Robert Burns wrote this song with Jean Lorimer (Chloris) in mind. The tune is the same as  “Aye wauken O”.

"Long, long the night, Heavy comes the morrow

While my soul's delight is on her bed...

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