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The coronation of King George II

Author: George, King of Great BritainRobert KingWilliam ChildGeorge Frideric HandelHenry PurcellAll authors
Publisher: London : Hyperion, ℗2001.
Edition/Format:   Music CD : CD audio : Anthems : Marches : Multiple forms : Overtures : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Named Person: George, roi de Grande-Bretagne
Material Type: Music
Document Type: Sound Recording
Music Type: Anthems; Overtures; Marches
All Authors / Contributors: George, King of Great Britain; Robert King; William Child; George Frideric Handel; Henry Purcell; Thomas Tallis; John Farmer; John Blow; Orlando Gibbons; King's Consort. Choir.; King's Consort.
OCLC Number: 48687429
Language Note: Sung in English. English.
Notes: Possible reconstruction of the ceremony celebrating the coronation of George II of Great Britain in 1727.
Compact disc.
Program notes by Robert King and texts, in English with French and German translations (55 p. : ports.) inserted in container.
Performer(s): Choir of the King's Consort ; King's Consort ; Robert King, conductor.
Event notes: Recorded Feb. 3-7, 2001, St. Jude-on-the Hill, Hampstead Garden Suburb, London.
Description: 2 audio discs : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: Tolling bell of Westminster Abbey --
The preparations. Trumpet fanfare ; Drum procession ; Vivat ; Trumpet fanfare ; O Lord, grant the king a long life / William Child --
The procession. A grand instrumental procession / George Frederic Handel --
The entrance. I was glad when they said unto me / Henry Purcell --
The recognition. God save King George ; Trumpet fanfare ; Let thy hand be strengthened / George Frederic Handel --
The litany. O God, the father of heaven / Thomas Tallis --
The anointing. Come Holy Ghost / John Farmer ; Zadok the priest / George Frederic Handel --
The investiture. Trumpet fanfare ; Behold, O God, our defender / John Blow --
The crowning. Trumpet fanfare ; God save the King ; The King shall rejoice / George Frederic Handel --
Te Deum. Te Deum (from the Second service) / Orlando Gibbons --
The inthronisation. Trumpet fanfare --
The homage. God spake sometime in visions / John Blow ; Drums ; Trumpet fanfare ; God save the King --
The coronation of the Queen. My heart is inditing / George Frederic Handel --
The recessional. Trumpet fanfare ; March / George Frederic Handel ; Trumpet fanfare ; Drum procession --
The bells of London.

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