Beethoven's View of Scotland

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Although Beethoven never visited Scotland, he had three main connections with the country: his numerous settings of Scottish melodies; his reading of literature about Scotland, especially by Walter Scott; and his correspondence with George Thomson of Edinburgh. From these three sources he learned much about the country and its music.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationManchester Beethoven Studies
EditorsBarry Cooper, Matthew Pilcher
Place of PublicationManchester
PublisherManchester University Press
Number of pages16
ISBN (Electronic)9781526155672
ISBN (Print)9781526155689
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2023


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