A Scottish toast


“Slàinte mhath! Slàinte mhòr!” is a Scottish toast meaning “Good health! Great health!” The approximate pronunciation is “slahnchuh vah, slahnchuh vohr.”

I have put the toast onto a T-shirt that can be found at ebay.com

Recordings released on November 18, 2022

I enjoyed listening to Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen from Heavenly Bach – Arias and Cantatas of J.S. Bach, performed by Amanda Forsythe, Apollo's Fire and Jeannette Sorrell streaming on Amazon Music.

CD, Amazon.com

Couperin: The Sphere of Intimacy — Cyrille Dubois, Christophe Rousset, Les Talens Lyriques on Amazon Music.

Arias for Anna Renzi the First Opera Diva, performed by Roberta Invernizzi, Ensemble Sezione Aurea and Filippo Pantieri on Amazon Music.

Schubert: Schwanengesang — Andrè Schuen and Daniel Heide on Amazon Music.

Donizetti: L’Elisir d’amore, DVD, Caterina Sala, Javier Camarena, Amazon.com

L'elisir d'amore, streaming audio, Amazon Music

Vive Verdi! — Orchestra of Teatro Comunale di Bologna, Ludovic Tézier, Jacobo Ochoa, Pietro Bolognini, Pilar Mezzadri Corona, Orchestra Filarmonica Arturo Toscanini, Chorus of Teatro Regio di Parma, Francesco Maria Parazzoli (cello), Roberto Abbado, on Amazon Music.

Eternal Heaven: Handel Arias and Duos / Lea Desandre, Iestyn Davies, CD, Amazon.com

Berlioz: Les Nuits d'été, Op. 7 — Harold en Italie, Op. 16 — Michael Spyres, Timothy Ridout, Orchestre philharmonique de Strasbourg, John Nelson on Amazon Music.

Nicht Wiedersehen! — Günther Groissböck and Malcolm Martineau on Amazon Music.

Armande de Polignac: Mélodies & préludes pour piano — Sabine Revault d'Allonnes, Sébastien Romignon Ercolinni, Jacques L'Oiseleur des Longchamps, and Stéphanie Humeau on Amazon Music.

Julian Marshall: The Angel in the Forest — James Gilchrist, Philharmonia Chamber Players and The Rupa Ensemble on Amazon Music.

Spirited (Soundtrack from the Apple Original Film) on Amazon Music.

Stephen Dodgson: The Peasant Poet Songs, Vol. 1 on Amazon Music.

Fairy Tales — Regula Mühlemann on Amazon Music.

Amadè — Julie Fuchs on Amazon Music.

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