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Royal Wedding Music

To celebrate the most recent Royal Wedding, Catherine Bott and James O'Donnell, Organist and Master of the Choristers at Westminster Abbey and someone who played a major part in the performance of the music at the ceremony, discuss the early music of previous royal weddings. They talk about the choice of venues and composers, and play music by, among others, Handel and Boyce, and also movements from a mass by Tomas Luis de Victoria - some of the music that was performed in the marriages of George III, and a more recent Royal Wedding in Spain which featured much Baroque music.

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Sat 30 Apr 2011 13:00