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England's musical heritage is rich and diverse, so we've picked the most English of English music to celebrate St George's Day on 23 April.
"Stout and steaky". That's how Elgar described his Cockaigne Overture, a bustling, boozy musical homage to London town. Cockneys, church bells, couples, and a brass band all feature in this work, which finishes with a glorious burst of orchestral glory typical of this quintessentially English composer.
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