Music & Monarchy

Music & Monarchy

DVD - 2013?
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Cambridge-educated historian Dr. David Starkey hosts this four-part series exploring the impact of the British monarchy on renowned composers over the centuries. Starkey traces British musical tradition from the reigns of Henry V through Elizabeth II. Includes performances at St. Paul's Cathedral, Westminster Abbey, and the Academy of Ancient Music. Featured composers include George Frederic Handel, William Byrd, Thomas Tallis, Henry Purcell, and Edward Elgar.
Published: [London, England] :, [Oxford Film and Television],, [2013?]
Edition: Widescreen format.
ISBN: 9781598289954
1598289950
Branch Call Number: DVD 321.6094 MUS
Characteristics: 2 videodiscs (approximately 234 min.) :,sound, color ;,4 3/4 in.
video file, DVD video, rda
digital, optical, stereo, Dolby Digital, rda

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Dec 27, 2014

I watched this on TVO last year, and some of the world's best loved tunes are English compositions! I had no idea.

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