Connections

Hosted By Stephen Peithman

Exploring the often surprising links between concepts, themes and people in classical music, from medieval to modern

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Saturday, 4 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Rebroadcast Sunday, 2 p.m. – 3 p.m.
on Music Station

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Saturday, November 25, 2017 Permalink

The Walter Scott Connection

Portrait of Walter Scott by Edwin Henry Landseer

 

He was a literary superstar—perhaps the most influential author of the first half of the 19th century—whose poems and historical novels inspired works by Schubert, Rossini, Berlioz, and Bizet, among others.

In this hour, music based on the writings of Sir Walter Scott—from Rob Roy to Ivanhoe to The Lady of The Lake, and more.

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