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Heavy — and happy — is the music that crowns a king

Since the coronation of William the Conqueror at Westminster Abbey in 1066, every British monarch has been crowned in a service full of glorious music. Ottawa-native counter tenor Daniel Taylor tells Peter Robb a little bit about the service and a performance of the music he is delivering on Dec. 861 more words

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Classical Memories 21 November: Henry Purcell

Composer: Henry Purcell

Dates: 10 September 1659 – 21 November 1695

Nationality: English

Title of Piece: Abdelazer Suite

Brief Biography: Purcell was a composer. His compositions incorporated Italian and French stylistics to give a unique form of English Baroque music.

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