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A TUNE played at JFK's funeral, in the film Platoon and remixed as a club anthem is Britain's favourite classical piece of music. Barber's Adagio For Strings has been broadcast or performed more than any other classical passage in the last year, says the Performing Rights Society.
By Ben Spencer MUSIC featured in war film Platoon is Britain's most popular classical piece, statistics have revealed. Barber's Adagio For Strings has been broadcast or performed live more than any other classical piece in the past year, say the Performing Right Society.
By BROWN, Harry SUNDAY'S organ-choral concert in St Mary's Pro-cathedral for the George Mason Trust 2008 drew a record audience.
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