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Songs and music
|Named Person:||George, King of Great Britain; Elizabeth, Queen consort of George VI King of Great Britain; Elizabeth, Queen consort of George VI King of Great Britain; George, King of Great Britain|
|Document Type:||Sound Recording|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
George, King of Great Britain; Elizabeth, Queen consort of George VI King of Great Britain; Ernest Bullock; Walter G Alcock; Henry G Ley; William H Reed; Edmund H Fellowes; Walford Davies; William Henry Harris; Coronation Choir.; Coronation Orchestra.; St. George's Chapel (Windsor Castle). Choir.
|Language Note:||Sung in English.|
|Notes:||Sacred choruses for mixed voices, with orchestra or organ or unacc.
Recordings of 1st-9th works "taken from H.M.V. special commemorative 78 r.p.m. record album of the actual service: H.M.V. RG 1-15"--Program notes.
Program notes (17 p. : ill.) inserted in container.
|Performer(s):||Coronation Choir (consisting of members from the choirs of Westminster Abbey, Chapel Royal, St. James's Palace, St. George's Chapel, Windsor, St. Paul's Cathedral, Chapel Royal, Hampton Court, The Temple Church, All Saint's, Margaret Street, St. Margaret's, Westminster, the College of St. Nicolas, Chislehurst and Eton College, singers from a number of British cathedrals and "Dominions Representatives," "additional" altos, tenors and basses, some of whom were well-known soloists of the day), Sir Ernest Bullock, conductor (1st-9th works) ; Sir Walter Alcock (1st work), Henry Ley (2nd-9th works), organ ; Coronation Orchestra (consisting of leaders from all the London orchestras), W.H. Reed, conductor (1st-5th, 7th-9th works) ; Choir of St. George's Chapel, Windsor (10th-21st works) ; Edmund H. Fellows (10th, 11th, 13th, 14th, 17th works), Walford Davies (12th, 15th, 18th-21st works), William H. Harris (16th work), conductors.|
|Event notes:||Recorded live in Westminster Abbey, London, 12 May 1937 (1st-9th works), and in various locations in Windsor Castle, 1926-1933 (10th-21st works).|
|Description:||1 sound disc : digital, mono. ; 4 3/4 in.|
|Contents:||Choral music from the 1937 coronation of Their Majesties King George VI & Queen Elizabeth. I was glad / Hubert Parry. Let my prayer come up / Edward Bairstow. Zadok the priest / Handel. Confortare : Be strong and play the man / Walford Davies. O praise God in his holiness / George Dyson. Thou will keep him / S.S. Wesley. O hearken Thou / William H. Harris. Gloria in excelsis in B flat / Charles Stanford. Festival Te Deum : in F major founded on traditional tunes / Vaughan Williams --
The Choir of St. George's Chapel, Windsor, recorded 1926-1933. Glorious and powerful God ; Magnificat & Nunc dimittis : in G / Charles V. Stanford. Easter processional : O filii et filiae / arr. Walford Davies. O Saviour of the world / Goss. Hosanna to the Son of David / Orlando Gibbons. O Thou the central orb / Charles Wood. O strength and stay / Bourgeois ; arr. W.H. Harris. The manger throne / C. Steggall. Lord it belongs not to thy care / Walford Davies. Coronation offertorium of 1910 : O hearken Thou unto the voice of my calling / Edward Elgar. National anthem / arr. Caley. Psalm of thanksgiving on the occasion of the King's recovery July 1929 / Allington & Walford Davies.
|Series Title:||British choral tradition, v. 2.|
|Other Titles:||Choral music from the 1937 coronation
Choir of St. George's Chapel Windsor 1926-1933
Choral music recorded at the 1937 coronation of King George VI & Queen Elizabeth, Westminster Abbey, The Choir of St. George's Chapel, Windsor recorded 1926-1933
Choir of St. George's Chapel, Windsor recorded 1926-1933
1937 coronation & the Choir of St. George's Chapel Windsor
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