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Taliban Behead Children By Big Ben Tribute

oranges-and-lemonsTO mark the 150th anniversary of Big Ben, a new piece of music based on the Oranges and Lemons nursery rhyme has been recorded.

The tune uses 200 bells from the 17 London churches named in the full version of the rhyme.

Composer Benjamin Till sets to music a work first published in Tommy Thumb’s Pretty Song Book in 1744.

Anorak commends the tune to the Anorak Ringing Sonority, who have taken time out from playing the sound effects to Disney’s Heidi The Musical to enjoy the new instrumental.

In light of the modern songs, Anorak now believes Oranges and Lemons (aka Five a Day) has a new game to go with it.

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Posted: 10th, July 2009 | In: Flashback, Reviews | Comment (1)