Performance Today®

with host Fred Child

: Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 3, "Scottish"

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Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy, portrait by Wilhelm Hensel Wikimedia Commons

In 1829, composer Felix Mendelssohn went on a walking tour of Scotland. He sent a musical sketch in a letter back to his family, and those notes turned out to be the beginnings of his "Scottish Symphony." Join us for Mendelssohn's Symphony No. 3, on Monday's Performance Today.