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Anthony Horowitz's notebook: Have our schools lost all faith in culture?

Plus: British television has turned into a poor cousin of America's

14 December 2013

9:00 AM

14 December 2013

9:00 AM

Sir Peter Maxwell Davies, the Master of the Queen’s Music, recently wrote about the almost total ignorance of young people when it comes to classical music, but I think he was wrong when he worried that Mozart and Beethoven were becoming ‘the preserve of the better off’. The truth is that if there’s a lack of interest in the classics, it crosses all classes and income brackets.

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