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‘Brief Encounter’ theme is UK’s favourite classic


April 26th, 2011 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 26 (ANI): Rachmaninov's Piano Concerto No 2, known to many as the 'Brief Encounter' theme, has been voted the favourite piece of classical music in the UK.The tune, featured throughout ... Read more...

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Beethoven, Elgar, Rachmaninoff are favourite choices of castaways


March 31st, 2011 - 3:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 31 (ANI): It seems that classical music provides the best comfort when marooned on a desert island, with most people opting for Beethoven, Elgar and Rachmaninoff.The eight most popular ... Read more...

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‘The Lark Ascending’ named UK’s Favourite Classical Music


April 14th, 2009 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 14 (ANI): 'The Lark Ascending' by Ralph Vaughan Williams has maintained its top spot as the Britain's favourite piece of classical music for the third year running.In the poll conducted ... Read more...

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