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Music for Royal Occasions

Album Summary

>Ridings, R.A. : Fanfare for a Royal Occasion, for band
>Walton, William : Coronation March "Orb and Sceptre"
>Handel, George Frideric : Coronation Anthem
>Parry, Charles H. : I Was Glad (Psalm 122), anthem for chorus & organ (or orchestra)
>Handel, George Frideric : Giulio Cesare, HWV 17
>Bliss, Sir A. [Composer] : Welcome the Queen, march for full orchestra, F. 95a
>Farnon, Robert : State Occasion for orchestra
>Clarke, Jeremiah : Prince of Denmark's March
>Walton, William : Coronation March "Crown Imperial"
>Anonymous, English : The British Grenadiers
>Purcell, Henry : Trumpet Tune (from "The Indian Queen (as Z. 630/4a")) for harpsichord in C major ZT 698
>Richards, Henry Brinley : God Bless the Prince of Wales (Ei Bendith Ar Ei Ben), song for voice, optional chorus & piano
>Handel, George Frideric : Handel - Bourée
>Widor, Charles-Marie : Fifth Symphony
>Elgar, Edward : Coronation Ode, Op. 44
>Arne, Thomas [Composer] : Rule, Britannia, for orchestra/band (with voice and/or chorus ad lib)
>Arne, Thomas [Composer] : God Save the Queen
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Notes & Reviews:

The monarchy remains as popular as ever. Here is a programme of music for royal occasions, from coronations to weddings. Choirs, orchestras, military bands, organs and fanfare trumpets perform stirring music with plenty of good cheer, in a hearty programme of great British tunes.



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Works Details

>Ridings, R.A. : Fanfare for a Royal Occasion, for band
  • Period Time: Contemporary

>Walton, William : Coronation March "Orb and Sceptre" :: [Excerpt]
  • Running Time: 2 min. 52 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: March
  • Written: 1952-1953

>Handel, George Frideric : Coronation Anthem
  • Running Time: 2 min. 57 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: 1727

>Parry, Charles H. : I Was Glad (Psalm 122), anthem for chorus & organ (or orchestra)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 32 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1902

>Handel, George Frideric : Giulio Cesare, HWV 17 :: Let the bright seraphim
  • Performer: Martin Souter [Organ/Piano] (Trumpet)
  • Notes: Composition written: 1741.
  • Running Time: 3 min. 59 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1741

>Bliss, Sir A. [Composer] : Welcome the Queen, march for full orchestra, F. 95a :: [Excerpt]
  • Running Time: 3 min. 13 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1954

>Farnon, Robert : State Occasion for orchestra
  • Running Time: 2 min. 58 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern

>Clarke, Jeremiah : Prince of Denmark's March
  • Performer: Martin Souter [Organ/Piano] (Trumpet)
  • Notes: Composition written: 1697.
  • Running Time: 2 min. 5 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: March
  • Written: 1697

>Walton, William : Coronation March "Crown Imperial"
  • Conductor: Carl Davis
  • Running Time: 7 min. 4 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: March
  • Written: 1937-1963

>Anonymous, English : The British Grenadiers
  • Running Time: 2 min. sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: by 1800

>Purcell, Henry : Trumpet Tune (from "The Indian Queen (as Z. 630/4a")) for harpsichord in C major ZT 698
  • Performer: Martin Souter [Organ/Piano] (Trumpet)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 32 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1695

>Richards, Henry Brinley : God Bless the Prince of Wales (Ei Bendith Ar Ei Ben), song for voice, optional chorus & piano
  • Running Time: 1 min. 28 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic

>Handel, George Frideric : Handel - Bourée :: Finale
  • Conductor: Charles Mackerras
  • Running Time: 2 min. 59 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1749

>Widor, Charles-Marie : Fifth Symphony
  • Performer: Martin Souter [Organ/Piano] (Trumpet)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 22 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1880

>Elgar, Edward : Coronation Ode, Op. 44
  • Conductor: Carl Davis
  • Running Time: 6 min. 31 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: March
  • Written: 1901

>Arne, Thomas [Composer] : Rule, Britannia, for orchestra/band (with voice and/or chorus ad lib)
  • Conductor: Carl Davis
  • Running Time: 2 min. 42 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1740

>Arne, Thomas [Composer] : God Save the Queen
  • Conductor: Carl Davis
  • Running Time: 4 min. 10 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Choral