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Listen again to Classic FM's celebration of Her Majesty The Queen becoming the longest serving British monarch in history
On 9 September 2015, Her Majesty The Queen became the longest serving monarch in British history, surpassing the reign of her great-great-grandmother Queen Victoria of 63 years and 216 days. Throughout the day, Classic FM paid tribute to Her Majesty, with every piece of music we played being by composers from the United Kingdom and the Commonwealth. The day's festivities culminated in a special show presented by Lucy Coward, marking this very special, historic occasion:
The Braemar Gathering at Balmoral - in the presence of Her Majesty The Queen
Classic FM presents a unique broadcast of events recorded over the past weekend at Balmoral in the presence of HM The Queen and Their Royal Highnesses the Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall, to mark the day that The Queen becomes the longest reigning monarch in our nation's history.
Lucy Coward presents this special programme featuring highlights from the Braemar Highland Gathering with a recording of the daily service from Crathie Church, attended by members of the Royal Family alongside the congregation of the local parish.
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