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CLIP 11984

Land of Hope and Glory – the last night of the proms.

Land of Hope and Glory – the last night of the proms.
Key Info
  • Land of Hope and Glory – the last night of the proms.
  • Duration: 02:40
  • The BBC Symphony Orchestra conducted by Jiří Bělohlávek perform Elgar’s Pomp and Circumstance March No. 1 at the last night of the Proms 2010. All the sense of British national pride is captured as the audience is shown singing Land of Hope and Glory at the top of their voices, waving union jack flags and bobbing up and down in the traditional way from both the Royal Albert Hall and Hyde Park. Published as part of the Proms 2010 website: and was first broadcast on 11 September 2010. Please note this clip is only available in Flash.
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  • Keywords: Elgar, Symphony orchestra, Jiří Bělohlávek, last night of the proms, Royal Albert Hall, Land of Hope and Glory, musicians
Ideas for use in class
  • British music, listening and appraising, music for special occasions, instruments of the orchestra, music and nationalism. Fantastic clip. Essential to have in the library. This is one of the most important annual musical landmarks.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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