March 2023

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Handel’s Coronation Anthems

Introduction George Frideric Handel’s Coronation Anthems are a group of four choral compositions that were written for King George II’s coronation in 1727. These anthems, which have gained recognition for their grandeur, grace, and technical virtuosity, are among Handel’s most enduringly well-liked compositions. The Coronation Anthems were written to be sung during the ceremony of […]

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