UPI Almanac for Saturday, June 2, 2012.
It may not be "Roll over Beethoven" time just yet but it definitely is out the backdoor for Bach when it comes to British classical music tastes.
The visage of long-ago economist Adam Smith graces the 20-pound British note issued Tuesday -- the first time a Scot has appeared on a Bank of England note.
Most Britons don't know that one of their country's famed musicians, Edward Elgar, was English, or much more about classical music.
More than half of 1,183 respondents to a British poll knew little about classical music, but the same amount said more should be taught in school.
Queen Elizabeth will attend a musical extravaganza marking the 50th anniversary of her coronation Wednesday, the BBC reported.