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HAMISH MAcCUNN 'S untimely death during tho war years, at the age of forty-eight, deprived us of a composer who responded finely to the influences of his nationality. His Tone Poems, based on Scots subjects, and his Operas, Jeanie Deans and Diarmid, show delicacy, insight, and a power of graphic expression. Hi:; Concert Overture, Land of the Mountain and the Flood, written while MacCunn was a student at the Royal College of Music, has as a motto the familiar passage from Scott's Lady of the Lake, beginning, ' '0 Caledonia, stern and wild, meet nurse for a poetic child.'
9.55 JOCK WALKER (Entertainer)
In Scottish Song and Story
In Scottish Song and Story


Unknown: Hamish MacCunn
Unknown: Jeanie Deans

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