Day 66: A Wee Thing

HaydnCD66 Once again, the compositions on today’s Scottish Songs for George Thomson seem more palatable to me than what I heard the day before.

But I couldn’t tell you why.

It’s the same singers:

Lorna Anderson and tenor Jamie MacDougall, both of whom actually are Scottish. They have fine voices.

It’s the same musicians:

Haydn Trio Eisenstadt, which consists of:

Harald Kosik piano
Verena Stourzh violin
Hannes Gradwohl cello

As with the previous CDs of Scottish Songs for George Thomson, this one was recorded where it was likely first performed, or even composed: Haydn Hall, Esterhazy Palace, Eisenstadt.

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