Classical For Kansas City
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00 0:00
Available On Air Stations

Gems of the Repertoire 5: Scottish-Inspired Music

Painting of Rob Roy Macgregor by John Blake Macdonald.

Many composers found inspiration in the history and culture of Scotland and this week we will hear music by Hector Berlioz, Malcolm Arnold and Max Bruch. A Scottish folk hero, the great Robert Burns, and traditional folk music helped bring these great works to life.

Compositions and Recordings

Rob Roy Overture, Hector Berlioz
Charles Dutoit and the Montreal Symphony

Four Scottish Dances, Sir Malcolm Arnold
Sir Malcolm Arnold and the London Philharmonic

Scottish Fantasy for Violin and Orchestra, Max Bruch
Heinz Wallberg and the New Philharmonia Orchestra, violinist Arthur Grumiaux

Frank Byrne is the host of From the Archives on 91.9 Classical KC.
Leah Sosland is an intern for 91.9 Classical KC.