4 June 2014 at 10.52am | Comment on this article
With a number of high profile musicians lending their voices to the ongoing campaign about the value of music in education, violinist Nicola Benedetti recently picked the ten pieces of music that every child should hear.
With much discussion about her choices, we asked our followers on Twitter what pieces of music they'd like to ensure all children experience:
— Hennal Valand (@HennalValand) June 3, 2014
— Pender's Music Co. (@pendersmusicco) June 3, 2014
— Eleanor Greenwood (@ellegreenmezzo) June 3, 2014
@RoyalOperaHouse My 2 (5&6) snuck in to the final scene of Carmelites. Have been playing dying nuns ever since. Kids have very open ears!
— Hazel Gould (@hmg66) June 3, 2014
@RoyalOperaHouse Maybe O Fortuna from Carmina Burana, or Handel's Hallelujah Chorus, which they might have heard bits of already on TV?
— La Nova Singers (@LaNovaSingers) June 3, 2014
— Angela Hurlstone (@AuntyAngelala) June 3, 2014
— The GreatGazoo (@TheGreatGazoo59) June 3, 2014
What music would you ensure everyone had access to?