Henry Walford Davies

Born 6 September 1869. Died 11 March 1941
Henry Walford Davies
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1869-09-06
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Henry Walford Davies

Henry Walford Davies Biography (Wikipedia)

Sir Henry Walford Davies KCVO OBE (6 September 1869 – 11 March 1941) was an English composer, organist, conductor and educator who held the title Master of the King's Music from 1934 until 1941.

Although a performing musician and composer, he served with the Royal Air Force during the First World War when he composed the well known Royal Air Force March Past.

Davies was musical adviser to the nascent British Broadcasting Corporation, and became known to a wide public for his explanatory talks on music between 1924 and 1941, which brought him great popularity with British radio audiences.

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Psalms 22, 23
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Psalms 22, 23
Henry Walford Davies
Solemn Melody
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Solemn Melody
Henry Walford Davies
King of Glory, King of peace
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King of Glory, King of peace
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Psalms 5. 1
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Psalms 5. 1

Psalms 5. 1

Performer
Choir
Cambridge choral course
Orchestra
Henry Walford Davies
Everyman (The Commendation / Epilogue)
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Everyman (The Commendation / Epilogue)
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The Holly and the Ivy
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The Holly and the Ivy
Henry Walford Davies
De Profundis Chorale
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De Profundis Chorale

De Profundis Chorale

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Ensemble
Members of the Tullis Russell Mills Band
Conductor
Tony George
Last played on
Henry Walford Davies
De Profundis Chorale
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De Profundis Chorale

De Profundis Chorale

Composer
Performer
Players from The Tullis Russell Mills Band
Henry Walford Davies
Solemn Melody
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Solemn Melody
Daniel Cook
Psalm 121
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Psalm 121

Psalm 121

Choir
Westminster Abbey Special Service Choir
Performer
Daniel Cook
Psalm 130
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Psalm 130

Psalm 130

Choir
Westminster Abbey Special Service Choir
Performer
Henry Walford Davies
Royal Air Force March Past
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Royal Air Force March Past
Henry Walford Davies
The Holly and the Ivy
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The Holly and the Ivy
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The Holly and the Ivy
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The Holly and the Ivy
Henry Walford Davies
Tune Thy Music To thy Heart
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Tune Thy Music To thy Heart
Henry Walford Davies
Ye Holy Angels Bright
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Ye Holy Angels Bright
Henry Walford Davies
Solemn Melody arr for organ
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Solemn Melody arr for organ
Henry Walford Davies
Royal Air Force March Past
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Royal Air Force March Past
Henry Walford Davies
A short Requiem: Mvt 5: Requiem Aeternam II
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A short Requiem: Mvt 5:  Requiem Aeternam II

A short Requiem: Mvt 5: Requiem Aeternam II

Performer
BBC Singers
Andrew Griffiths
Henry Walford Davies
Hymn before action
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Hymn before action
London Philharmonic Orchestra
Royal Air Force March Past (feat. Henry Walford Davies & Adrian Boult)
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Royal Air Force March Past (feat. Henry Walford Davies & Adrian Boult)
Matthew Camidge, Lichfield Cathedral Choir & Sir Henry Walford Davies
Psalms 22,23
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Psalms 22,23

Psalms 22,23

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Matthew Camidge, Lichfield Cathedral Choir & Sir Henry Walford Davies
Henry Walford Davies
God be in my head
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God be in my head
Henry Walford Davies
Symphony No.2 in G
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Symphony No.2 in G
Henry Walford Davies
Royal Air Force March Past
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Royal Air Force March Past
Henry Walford Davies
Royal Air Force March Past
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Royal Air Force March Past
Henry Walford Davies
O little town of Bethlehem
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O little town of Bethlehem
Henry Walford Davies
I vow to thee my country – Anthem for Armistice Day
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I vow to thee my country – Anthem for Armistice Day
Henry Walford Davies
Hark! The World is Full of Thy Praise for chorus
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Hark! The World is Full of Thy Praise for chorus
Henry Walford Davies
March Past of the RAF
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March Past of the RAF
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