Coronation of H.M. Queen Elizabeth II CSACD 3050
Fanfares and anthems commissioned by previous Monarchs, together with classic hymn settings and marches, all combine to recall the actual service, whereas the musical forces deployed on that occasion included a choir of over 400 and a large orchestra, the Westminster Abbey Choir is joined here by the English Chamber Orchestra and London Brass. The performances are conducted by the Abbey's Organist and Master of the Choristers, Martin Neary, who himself sang as a treble at the Coronation, as one of the children of Her Majesty's Chapels Royal.
Total time: 66:38
"Music played at the Queen’s Coronation `Gorgeous recording’"
"The 1953 Coronation was musically the best for some time. The English Chamber Orchestra very suitably accompany the Abbey Choir, the organ is heard in all its magnificence and the brass bring their own gifts of majesty and colour."
|Trumpet Tune||Purcell||Westminster Abbey Choir; The English Chamber Orchestra; London Brass; Martin Neary (conductor), Martin Baker (organ)|
|I was glad||Parry||Westminster Abbey Choir; The English Chamber Orchestra; London Brass; Martin Neary (conductor), Martin Baker (organ)|
|Behold, O God our defender||Howells||Westminster Abbey Choir; The English Chamber Orchestra; London Brass; Martin Neary (conductor), Martin Baker (organ)|
|Let my prayer come up||Harris|
|Zadok the Priest||Handel|
|Be strong and of good courage||Dyson|
|Rejoice in the Lord always||Anon|
|Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace||S S Wesley|
|All people that on earth do dwell|
|Sanctus (Communion Service in G Minor)||Vaughan Williams|
|O taste and see||Vaughan Williams|
|Gloria in excelsis||Stanford|
|Te Deum Laudamas||Walton|
|Fanfare and National Anthem|
|March: Orb and Sceptre||Walton|
|March: Crown Imperial||Walton|