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29.12.09 BBC has listed the most widely heard classical music played in the UK.

Topping the list is "O Fortuna," the Carl Orff composition from the oratorio Carmina Burana.

The piece, which recently featured on UK talent show The X Factor, topped a list of the most played classical music of the past 75 years. The stirring composition has been featured in commercials, Michael Jackson tours and as a football warm-up piece.

The BBC Radio 2 program, The People's Classical Chart, placed Vaughan Williams's "Fantasia On A Theme" in second place.

Third place went to a 1990 recording of Rimsky-Korsakov's "Scheherazade" by the London Symphony Orchestra and conductor Sir Charles Mackerras.

The others on the top ten list are:
Tchaikovsky - The Sleeping Beauty (Mikhail Pletnev)
Schumann - Romance In F Sharp Major Op 28/2 (Joseph Cooper)
Delibes - Sylvia (Richard Bonynge)
Rachmaninov - Symphony No 2 (Vladimir Ashkenazy)
Holst - The Planets (James Loughran)
Tchaikovsky - The Sleeping Beauty (Valery Gergiev)
Schubert - Symphony No 5 (Neville Marriner)


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