MacCunn - Land of the Mountain and the Flood
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St Swithin's Day: classical music inspired by rain
11. MacCunn - Land of the Mountain and the Flood
Painting a musical picture of the Scottish landscape, this orchestral overture by Hamish MacCunn takes its title from a poem by Sir Walter Scott: "O Caledonia! stern and wild, Meet nurse for a poetic child! Land of brown heath and shaggy wood, Land of the mountain and the flood…"