Rob Cowan explores the way Scotland has inspired composers, from Bruch to Verdi. Plus Beethoven's Violin Sonata No 4 in A minor, Op 23 and Ellen Taaffe Zwilich's Symphony No 3.
In this week's Sunday selection, as he progresses through the Beethoven violin sonatas, Rob Cowan reaches number 4, Op. 23 in A minor, with a famous recording by Arthur Grumiaux (violin) and Claudio Arrau (piano).
He also shines a light on some little-heard orchestral works, this week featuring Symphony No 3 by Ellen Taaffe Zwilich. Plus Rob explores the way Scotland has inspired composers from Bruch to Verdi.