27 Aug 2010
Us and them is the cultural problem, not Pomp and Circumstance
By Lynsey Hanley [The Guardian, 27 August 2010]
There are more ways of divvying people up than according to how much money they've got. A survey this week by Reader's Digest concluded that a large proportion of Britain is culturally impoverished, with one-third of those surveyed never having listened to classical music and three-quarters unable to identify Edward Elgar as the composer of Pomp and Circumstance.