Haydn in ScotlandThe arrangements of Scottish 'national melodies' (nearly 400 in all) are among the little-known gems of
Haydn's last years. Already a past master of the piano trio medium (as is proved by the inspired Trio Hob. XV:27 also
included here), he turned his accompaniments to these songs into miniature masterpieces of vigour and wit. Our selection
covers a wide expressive range, from tender love songs to the pawkiest of folk humour . . .