Memorial Music: Listen and Download

Gabriel Faure (1845-1924 : France) Conductor: Edward Higginbottom Ensemble: Capricorn;Choir of New College, Oxford;David Burchell (organ) Record label: CRD Catalogue ID: 3466

Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901 : Italy) Conductor: Jesus Lopez Cobos Ensemble: London Philharmonic Orchestra and Choir Record label: LPO Live Catalogue ID: LPO 0048

Henry Purcell (1659-1695 : England) Conductor: William Christie Ensemble: Les Arts Florissants Record label: Harmonia Mundi Catalogue ID: HMX 290606

John Rutter Conductor: Timothy Brown Ensemble: Members of the City of London Sinfonia;Choir of Clare College, Cambridge Soloists: Elin Manahan Thomas; Nicholas Rimmer Record label: Classic FM Catalogue ID: CFMCD 38

John Tavener Conductor: Stephen Cleobury Ensemble: Choir of King's College, Cambridge Record label: EMI Catalogue ID: 50999 22894403


Bugler sounds the Last Post

What is The Last Post and why is it played on Remembrance Day?

Her Majesty’s coffin has traveled across the UK, and is now lying in state in London.

The Queen’s funeral: how music moved a nation at Westminster Abbey and beyond

St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle: which royals are buried there, and can you visit?

Which monarchs are buried at St George’s Chapel Windsor, and who lies in the memorial chapel?

'Beethoven's Funeral March' was played at Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral procession

The power of ‘Beethoven’s Funeral March’, the musical masterpiece played during the Queen’s procession

World Trade Centre and Kronos Quartet

Steve Reich’s 9/11 memorial composition is almost unbearably haunting

The Duke of Edinburgh will be laid to rest at Windsor Castle

Duke of Edinburgh funeral: all the music and hymns sung by the choir at St George’s Chapel

Jessye Norman In Concert At L'Olympia

Opera icon Jessye Norman remembered at hometown funeral: ‘she had the ability to make the world stop’

Daniel Barenboim plays at Jacques Chirac's funeral

Daniel Barenboim plays at Jacques Chirac’s memorial service, as world leaders pay final respects