David Starkey's Music and Monarchy

David Starkey explores how the story of British music has been shaped by the monarchy.

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Episode 1x04; Aug 10, 2013

David discovers the royal origins of such classics as Edward Elgar's Land of Hope and Glory, Hubert Parry's I Was Glad and William Walton's Crown Imperial, as well as finding out how the 20th century's coronations - culminating in the crowning of Eli

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
1x04: ReinventionsAug 10, 2013
1x03: Great British MusicAug 3, 2013
1x02: RevolutionsJul 27, 2013
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