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The Sixteen • Coronation: Music for Royal Occasions (CD)

SKU COR16196

A collection of works to commemorate the coronation of King Charles III.

For celebration, for prayer and for commemoration, this album presents 500 years of royal music varying in scale from private devotion to full scale coronation. On display are centuries of fascinating music as well as a new work from celebrated composer Cecelia McDowall commemorating the life and reign of Elizabeth II.


  1. Handel Coronation Anthem – Zadok the Priest (HWV 258)
  2. Byrd O Lord, Make Thy Servant Elizabeth
  3. Britten Fourth, Fifth & Sixth Dances (from Gloriana)
  4. Gibbons Great King of Gods
  5. Purcell O Sing unto the Lord, Z.44 (Excerpts)
  6. McDowall O Lord, Make Thy Servant Elizabeth
  7. Tippett Dance, Clarion Air (from A Garland for The Queen)
  8. Byrd This Sweet and Merry Month of May
  9. Anon This day day dawes
  10. Britten Jubilate Deo
  11. Purcell Music the food of love (from Welcome, Vicegerent Z.340)
  12. Byrd/Tallis Miserere nostri
  13. Handel Coronation Anthem – The King Shall Rejoice (HWV 260)
  14. Tallis Sing and Glorify

COR16196 • Released 2023