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Label:
  Hyperion - http://www.hyperion-records.co.uk/
Serial:
  SACDA67286 (2 discs)
Title:
  Coronation of King George II - King's Consort/Robert King
Description:
  The Coronation of King George II, 1727 - Handel's Coronation Anthems and ceremonial music by Purcell, Blow, Tallis, Gibbons, Farmer and Child, trumpet fanfares, drum processions, shouts of acclamation and pealing bells.

The Choir of the King's Consort
The King's Consort
Robert King (director)
Track listing:
  Disc 1:

1. Tolling bell of Westminster Abbey
2. Trumpet fanfare
3. Drum procession
4. Vivat
5. Trumpet fanfare
6. O Lord, grant the King a long life, William Child
7. A Grand Instrumental Procession, Handel
8. I was glad when they said unto me, Purcell
9. God save King George
10. Trumpet fanfare
11. Let thy hand be strengthened, Handel
12. O God, the Father of Heaven, Tallis
13. Come Holy Ghost, John Farmer
14. Zadok the Priest, Handel

Disc 2:

1. Trumpet fanfare
2. Behold, O God, our defender, John Blow
3. Trumpet fanfare
4. God save the King
5. The King shall rejoice, Handel
6. Te Deum (from The Second Service), Orlando Gibbons
7. Trumpet fanfare
8. God spake sometime in visions, John Blow
9. Drums
10. Trumpet fanfare
11. God save King George
12. My heart is inditing, Handel
13. Trumpet fanfare
14. March, Handel
15. Trumpet fanfare
16. Drum procession
17. The bells of London

Total time: 100:47
Genre:
  Classical
Content:
  Stereo/Multichannel
Media:
  Hybrid
Recording type:
  DSD
Recording info:
  Recording Engineer: Philip Hobbs

Recorded in St. Jude-on-the-Hill, Hampstead Garden Suburb, London, February 3-7 2001

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Site review by Polly Nomial April 4, 2006
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Review by cuchi-cuchi January 28, 2009 (0 of 3 found this review helpful)
Performance:   Sonics:  
IT'S INCREIBLE THIS RECONSTRUTION. ALL THE REPERTORY IS CELESTIAL. YOU CAN ONLY TO CLOSE YOUR EYES, AND IMAGINE THE CORONATIONS !. I LOVE SO MUCH THE ANTHEMS OF HANDEL. HERE, HIS MUSIC IS MARVELLOUS. THE RECORDER IS VERY GOOD. HIGHTLY RECOMENDED !.

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Works: 13  

John Blow - Behold, O God, our defender
John Blow - God spake sometime in visions
William Child - O Lord, grant the King a long life
John Farmer - Come Holy Ghost
Orlando Gibbons - Te Deum
George Frideric Handel - Coronation Anthem No. 1: Zadok The Priest, HWV 258
George Frideric Handel - Coronation Anthem No. 2: Let thy hand be strengthened, HWV 259
George Frideric Handel - Coronation Anthem No. 3: The King shall rejoice, HWV 260
George Frideric Handel - Coronation Anthem No. 4: My heart is inditing, HWV 261
George Frideric Handel - March in D major, HWV 345
George Frideric Handel - Oratorio "Occasional Oratorio", HWV 62
Henry Purcell - I was glad when they said unto me
Thomas Tallis - O God, the Father of Heaven