Is it Music, or Cheese?

The British may be a nation of music lovers but they are clueless when it comes to classical composers, a survey has revealed.

One in three people (33 per cent) have never listened to classical music and a small number of people (4 per cent) identified Bocconcini — small Italian cheese balls — as a composer.

Most people were unable to link composers to their masterpieces, the Reader's Digest survey of 1,516 people found.