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Playing: Praeludium and allegro in the style of Gaetano Pugnani for violin and piano by Fritz Kreisler
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Scott, Burns and Beethoven

20 minutes
First broadcast:
Saturday 03 August 2013

In 1818 Beethoven's 25 Scottish Songs set to music the words of writers like Robert Burns and James Hogg. Robert Crawford and Fiona Stafford discuss how the Romantic Movement linked the composer with the poetry of Scottish writers like Burns, James Macpherson and Walter Scott. Susan Hitch presents with readings by David Rintoul.

Recorded in front of an audience at the Royal College of Music as part of this year's Proms Plus events.


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