'Ding Dong merrily on high' Anon
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Benjamin Britten - A Life in Pictures
In 1930, Britten won a composition scholarship to the Royal College of Music in London. His examiners were John Ireland and Ralph Vaughan Williams along with the college's harmony and counterpoint teacher, S. P. Waddington. While in the city, Britten immersed himself in concerts, getting to know the music of Stravinsky, Shostakovich and Mahler.