The music for the adaptation was by Cedric Thorpe Davie, a musicologist who for many years was Professor of Music at the University of St Andrews. Indeed, the University Library there has extensive holdings of Davie's output. Nonetheless, it is nice to know that we, too, have copies of this particular work, which was an outstanding part of poet Allan Ramsay's legacy to Scottish literature.
- Our holdings
- A digitised version of Ramsay's original pastoral, The Gentle Shepherd - from the National Library of Scotland (see image).