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Take a look back at the amazing festival of classical music associated with the British Monarchy, used at the coronation of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II on June 2 1953.
One of Handel's coronation anthems, this piece sets text from the biblical account of the anointing of Solomon. The words have been used at every English, and later British, coronation since King Edgar was crowned at Bath Abbey in 973.
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