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Alan Titchmarsh is a huge fan of British music and every Saturday morning at 10.30, he shares a piece of music associated with a British composer or place. Is there a piece connected with where you live or somewhere you like to visit? You can request your British Discovery using the form below.
Initially titled A New Year's Overture, this high-spirited piece was completed in January 1923. At the time Coates was in an exuberant mood, living in a flat at the top of his wife's parents' house, looking down onto a wide, tree-lined road where the birds sang all day. A delightful miniature masterpiece.
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