Episode 57: Scotland's Music - a radio program with John Purser
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A BBC program hosted by Dr. John Purser, eminent musicologist and specialist in Scottish music, with guest Rachel Barton Pine. Includes music from Rachel's album "Scottish Fantasies" and examples of the folk tunes used in the symphonic works on that recording.
total playing time: 56:04
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