At once holy, martial, patriotic, and proud, the British people are not as well known for their musical prowess and appreciation as they ought to be. Yet, through the centuries, this once mighty imperial nation has given birth to and nurtured some of the finest classical music composers of any time and place. With a distinct preference for hymns and other choral works, you'll be amazed at how the following songs and pieces will tug at your heart strings, whether you have British blood or not. Enjoy our selection of 24 fine British musical works.
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