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Mendelssohn's travels around Scotland inspired some of his best compositions: the Hebrides Overture and the Scottish Symphony. But that didn't mean he liked the 'vulgar' local music he heard...
Mendelssohn and Klingemann arrived in Edinburgh on 28 July. "Everything here looks so stern and robust," the composer wrote, "half enveloped in a haze of smoke or fog." Photo: Getty
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