Symphony No.96 in D major (3) Joseph Haydn
50 classics fit for royalty
A collection of the most patriotic pieces of music. Written by some of the world’s most celebrated composers.
Enjoy 50 tracks that have strong historical connections with the Great British royal family, including:
- Handel’s ‘Zadok the Priest’, composed for George II in 1727 forming part of the Coronation Anthems. This piece has been played at every subsequent British coronation since.
- Sir William Walton’s ‘Crown Imperial’, first performed in 1937 at the coronation of King George VI, at Queen Elizabeth’s coronation in 1953, and most recently at Will and Kate’s royal wedding.
Celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Queen’s coronation this year with 50 tracks upheld by the royal family.