Gude & godlie ballatis noted / edited by Ross W. Duffin.

Musical score
  • Middleton, Wisconsin : A-R Editions, Inc., [2022]
  • ©2022
1 score (xxii, 195 pages, 7 unnumbered pages of plates) : facsimiles ; 26 cm


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Summary note
" Using contrafacta from the early Lutheran repertoire, from Coverdale's Goostly Psalmes of 1535, and particularly the Forme of Prayers (the Scottish psalter) of 1564, this edition presents tunes and lyrics for all of the songs in the corrected GGB edition of 1578, uniquely preserved at the Huntington Library in San Marino, California." -- Provided by publisher.
  • "The collection is often attributed to the Wedderburn brothers, John, James, and Robert, though there is nothing definitive to make that connection."--Page xiii.
  • Introduction and commentary in English.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (pages 184-187) and indexes.
Language note
Words in Scots, some translated from English or German.
  • Prayers & articles of faith. Moyses vpon the vont Sinay ; We trow in God allanerlie ; Ovr Father God Omnipotent ; Christ baptist was be Johne in Jordan flude ; Ovr Sauiour Christ King of grace ; All meit and drink wes creat be the Lord ; Christ lernit vs on God how we suld call ; We thank our God baith kynde and liberall ; All creature on the Lord dependis ; To our gude God of warldis Lord and King ; We thank the, God, of thy gudnes
  • Spirituall sangis. Sore I complaine of Sin ; We wretchit sinners pure ; All Christin men taktent and leir ; Cum heir sayis Goddis Sone to me ; Blissit is he quhome God dois correct ; Sinners vnto my sang aduert ; Faithfvl in Christ vse your riches richt ; Help God the formar of all thing ; Be blyith al Christin men and sing ; I come fra heuin to tell ; To vs is borne a barne of blis ; In dulce iubilo, Now let vs sing ; Onlie to God on heich be gloir ; Lord God thy face and word of grace ; Lord let thy seruand now depart ; Christ Jesus gaue him self to deid
  • Certaine Ballatis of the Scripture. Till Christ, quhome I am haldin for to lufe ; Richt soirly musing in my mynde ; Richt soir opprest I am with panis smart ; Allace that same sweit face ; I call on the, Lord Jesus Christ ; Of mercy yit he passis all ; We suld in to remembrance ; Hay let vs sing and mak greit mirth ; In Burgh and land, Eist, west, nor, South ; We suld beleue in God abufe ; The grace of God appeiris now ; Of thingis twa I pray the, Lord ; Lord Father, God, that gaif me lyfe ; Blis, blissit God, thir giftis gude ; Blissing, gloir, wisdome, & hartly thankfulnes ; Now let vs sing with Joy and mirth ; Qvha can discriue or put in write ; Gif ye haif rissin from deid again ; Qvha suld my melodie amend ; Let vs reioce and sing --
  • Psalmes & ballatis. Qvhat is the caus, O God omnipotent ; Saif vs gude Lord, and succour send ; O Lord how lang for euer wil thow foryet ; O Lord, quha sall in heuin dwell with the ; The Lord God is my Pastor gude ; Ye Richteous rejoyce and loue the Lord ; Thow sall not follow wickit menis wayis ; O Lord aduert vnto my voce and cry ; Till trew in hart God of Israell is sweit ; God for thy grace thow keip no moir silence ; Qvha on the hiest will depend ; Qvhen fra Egypt departit Israell ; Except the Lord with vs had stand ; Fra deip (O Lord) I call to the ; At the Riuers of Babylon ; I will the loue my gracious Lord and King ; The Hethin folk, Lord in thy heritage ; Have mercy o me God of micht ; Blissit ar thay that sit in Goddis dreid ; For lufe of one I mak my mone ; Qvho is at my windo, quho, quho ; O God be mercyfull to vs ; In till ane mirthfull May morning ; All my hart ay this is my sang ; My Lufe murnis for me, for me ; Tell me how and in quhat wise ; My Saule dois Magnifie the Lord ; Christ thow art the licht, bot & the day ; Christ is the onlie Sone of God ; Christ Jesus is ane A. per C. ; Allone I weip in greit distres ; The Lord sayis I will schaw ; Grevovs is my sorrow ; Johne cum kis me now ; Lord let me neuer be confoundit ; Go hart vnto the lamp of licht ; My saule, prayse tou the Lord alwayis ; The man is blyste, that he not gone ; Ovr brother let vs put in graue ; Mvsing greitlie in my mynde ; Pray God for grace, my lufe maist deir ; Downe be yone Riuer I ran ; With heuir hart full of distres ; Welcvm Lord Christ, welcum againe ; O Christ quhilk art the licht of day ; With huntis vp, with huntis vp ; Baneist is faith now euerie quhari ; Mvsing greitly in my mynde ; The Bischop of Hely brak his neck ; I am wo for thir wolfis sa wylde ; Allace vnkyndlie Christ we haue exilit ; Of the fals fyre of Purgatorie ; Wo is the hirdis of Israell ; God send euerie Preist ane wyfe ; The wind blawis cauld, furious and bauld ; Hay now the day dallis ; Remember man, remember man ; Preistis Christ beleue ; The wallis of the kirt ye byg
  • Carols & contrafacta. Till our gude man, till our gude man ; The Paip that Pagane full of pryde ; Say weill is throuchlie a worthy gude thing ; Knaw ye not God Omnipotent ; Was not Salomon the King ; All my lufe leif me not ; Welcum Fortoun, welcum againe
  • Moral exhortations. All Christin and faithfull ; Blenk in this Mirrour man and mend ; O man ryse vp and be not sweir ; O man Behald this warldis vaniteis ; Sen throw vertew Incressis dignitie
  • Appendix. O Lord in thee is all my trust.
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Gude and godlie ballatis noted
  • 9781987208207 (paperback)
  • 198720820X (paperback)
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