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Music and Ceremonial at British Coronations

From James I to Elizabeth II

  • Author: Range, Matthias
An exhaustive, invaluable first point of reference

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$106.00

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Contents

  • 1. Introduction: the British Coronation and its music
  • 2. After Reformation and Restoration: 1603-1661 (James I, 1603
  • Charles I, 1626
  • Charles II, 1661)
  • 3. Truncation and elaboration: 1685 (James II and Queen Mary)
  • 4. Politics and spectacle: 1689-1714 (William III and Mary II, 1689
  • Queen Anne, 1702
  • George I, 1714)
  • 5. The 'Concert Coronations' I: 1727 (George II and Queen Caroline)
  • 6. The 'Concert Coronations' II: 1761 and 1821 (George III and Queen Charlotte, 1761
  • George IV, 1821)
  • 7. The 'Reformed Model': 1831 and 1838 (William IV and Queen Adelaide, 1831
  • Queen Victoria, 1838)
  • 8. The 'Marriage of Tradition and Innovation': the twentieth century (Edward VII and Queen Alexandra, 1902
  • George V and Queen Mary, 1911
  • George VI and Queen Elizabeth, 1937
  • Elizabeth II, 1953)
  • Appendices: A. Full texts of anthems discussed
  • B. Transcriptions of documents and reports
  • C. Synoptic table of music at British coronations, 1603-1838
  • D. Synoptic table of music at twentieth century British coronations, 1902-1953
  • Bibliography and sources.