Music 'beyond conception'
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Mendelssohn went to Scotland in 1829. Here's how much he hated the music
4. Music 'beyond conception'
Mendelssohn was not a fan of the traditional Scottish music he heard. "Infamous, vulgar, out-of-tune trash…" he called it. "It is distracting and has given me a toothache already… altogether their music is beyond conception." Photo: Getty