The Musical High Roads and Low Roads Converge in “A Scottish Fantasy”

The Mindful Bard by Wanda Waterman The Voice Magazine, Volume 22 Issue 34 2014-08-29 Album: Homecoming: A Scottish Fantasy (link here.) Artists: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Rory MacDonald, with violinist Nicola Benedetti “My heart’s in the Highlands, my heart is not here; My heart’s in the Highlands a-chasing the deer; A-chasing the wild-deer, and following the roe, My heart’s in the Highlands wherever I go.” – Robert Burns “The classical and folk story is one of endless collaboration and crossover, shared material and playing techniques. Our education categorises and separates traditions that were never that far apart. The … Continue reading The Musical High Roads and Low Roads Converge in “A Scottish Fantasy”