Coronations through the Ages

On the Sunday following The Coronation we were treated to a varied programme of music from All Saints’ Choir (with some extra guest singers) and readings devised by the readers themselves.

Watch the celebration here on youtube.

Coronations from 1066 -1953.

Musicians led by Simon Austin, accompanist Jennifer Kirk,

All Saints choir leader Claire Taylor, choir with additional guest singers.

Music Gaudete, Christus natus est.
Ubi Caritas from Durufle Requiem
Agincourt Song Pastime and Good Company – believed to have been written by Henry VIII in his youth.
This is the day the Lord hath made; we will rejoice and be glad in it. Attributed to Osbert Parsley (1511-1585).
An anthem composed for the Coronation of Charles II by William Child (1606-1697)
Exceeding glad will he be. Handel, a coronation anthem for George II
Verleih uns Frieden – Mendelssohn
O Taste and see how gracious the Lord is. Ralph Vaughan Williams. Composed for the Coronation of Elizabeth II
The Lord bless you and keep you. John Rutter.


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