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The Big Book of Classical Music: 1000 years of music in 366 days
3. March 17th
St Patrick's Day: a fine day for classical music. It's first day the instructions on how to dance the 'fandango' are found in a letter written by a Spanish priest in 1712, but, perhaps more classically, it's the anniversary of Chopin's official public debut, performing his Piano Concerto No. 2 in 1830.