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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.
Cheltenham Ladies College commissioned this work to celebrate the centenary of its music department. It was first performed in July 1982. Lane’s music evokes both the peaceful and bustling character of Cheltenham, as well as containing an allusion to one of the city’s famous sons, Dr. Edward Wilson, who perished with Scott on his fateful Antarctic expedition, and whose statue looks down on the town's main tree-lined Promenade.
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