Performance Today®

with host Fred Child

: Mendelssohn's Scottish Symphony

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South over the Quiraing, Isle of Skye, Scotland c User:Colinn/nWikimedia 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 Tuesday's Performance Today.