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The World's Greatest Music
It's an institution that goes back almost 500 years. Today, Judith Weir is Master of the Queen's Music but who were her illustrious predecessors?
Sir William Parsons (1745/6–1817) was Master of the King's Musick under George III between 1786 and 1817. He composed a number of anthems for royal occasions. Described as an 'unremarkable composer and musician', he probably gained the title more through tutoring the king's family than any musical merit.
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