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To coincide with the Chelsea Flower Show, we've chosen the best classical pieces about buds, blossoms, and blooms, celebrating the beauty of the natural world.
When English composer Harry Dacre first came to the United States, he was charged import duty for a rather large piece of luggage... his bicycle. His friend remarked: "It's lucky you didn't bring a bicycle built for two, otherwise you'd have to pay double duty!" The rest is history - Dacre was so taken with the phrase "a bicycle built for two" that he incorporated it into his song, Daisy Bell, where he asks for a pretty girl's hand in marriage.
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