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Leader, Alfred Barker
Conducted by Joseph Lewis
Hamish MacCunn (1868-1916), one of the most gifted composers that Scotland has produced, studied at the Royal College of Music under Sir Hubert Parry until 1886. In the following year he came into real prominence as a composer with his concert overture ' Land of the Mountain and the Flood The poetic basis of the music is the passage from Scott's ' Lay of the Last Minstrel', which begins : —
0 Caledonia stem and wild, Meet nurse for a poetic child I
Land of brown heath and shaggy wood! Land of the mountain and the flood Land of my sires! What mortal hand Can e'er untie the filial band
That knits me to thy rugged strand ?


Conducted By: Joseph Lewis
Unknown: Hamish MacCunn
Unknown: Sir Hubert Parry

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