A short essay on the composer's life and work, and his position in the pantheon of German Romantic composers.
Pablo de Sarasate
A pen portrait of the swashbuckling Spanish virtuoso: friend of Max Bruch; disciple of Niccolò Paganini; and the first interpreter of the Scottish Fantasy.
The Scottish Connection
Some notes on how Scotland and its folklore entered the imagination of many composers.
Songs of Scotland and the Influence of
An introduction to Scottish Song and an encomium on the virtues of the poet and lyricist most associated with it.
An account of the work, its origins, those connected with it, and its musical expression.
Themes used in the Scottish Fantasy
An illustration of how various motifs have influenced this music.