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SOLUTION TO LAST MONTH'S CRYPTOGRAM
I will begin the story of my adventures with a certain morning early in the month of June, the year of grace 1751, when I took the key for the last time out of the door of my father's house. The sun began to shine upon the summit of the hills as I went down the road; and by the time I had come as far as the manse, the blackbirds were whistling in the garden lilacs, and the mist that hung around the valley in the time of the dawn was beginning to arise and die away.
Kidnapped by Robert Louis Stevenson
Music and Scotland
1. What piece of music by Felix Mendelsohn is popularly known by the name of a location on Staffa?
2. What opera by Donizetti has a libretto losely based on a novel by Sir Walter Scott?
3. Which composer wrote a symphony known as the Scottish Symphony?
4. What kind of music emerged in Scotland and Northern Island as a result of musical instruments being banned?
5. What is the word for a kind of song traditionally sung by women softening newly woven cloth to soften it?
ANSWERS TO LAST MONTH'S QUIZ
In which words does the word "Scotch" or "Scot" refer to something about Scotland? If it doesn't what is the origin of the form?
From a form "scocchen" in Middle English meaning "to scratch" or cut (originally from Vulgate Latin coca meaning a "notch". It refers to the marking on the hard surface of the confection