What are the most popular classical music pieces in the UK?


Sculpture of Vaughan Williams, Dorking, Surrey. mira66

Which pieces of classical music are most popular in the UK?

According to the Classic FM 2017 annual survey of music tastes, the top 5 pieces among its listeners are:

  1. The Lark Ascending - Ralph Vaughan Williams
  2. Piano Concerto No 2 in E Minor - Sergei Rachmaninov
  3. Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis - Ralph Vaughan Williams
  4. Enigma Variations - Edward Elgar
  5. Piano Concerto No 5 in E Minor (Emperor) - Ludwig van Beethoven

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