Capturing the 'misty mood'
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Mendelssohn went to Scotland in 1829. Here's how much he hated the music
9. Capturing the 'misty mood'
Mendelssohn carried out more work on his Scottish Symphony while in Italy in 1830-1831, but he said he found it hard to conjure up the "misty mood" of Scotland and put the work on hold. It was not finished until January 1842. Photo: Getty