David Starkey's Music and Monarchy

2018
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January 29, 2017

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Dr David Starkey's exploration of how the monarchy shaped Britain's music concludes with the 19th and 20th centuries, when the crown rediscovered the power of pageantry and ceremony and when native music experienced a renaissance.
Episodes 2017
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January 22, 2017

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Dr David Starkey's exploration of how the monarchy shaped Britain's music reaches the 18th century, when Great Britain became a dominant military and economic power, and the century which brought us patriotic classics such as God Save the King - the world's first national anthem - and Rule Britannia. Yet this was a time wh...
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January 15, 2017

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Dr David Starkey's exploration of how the monarchy shaped Britain's music reaches the 17th century, when religious conflict threatened not only the lives of musicians and monarchs, but the future of the monarchy and the glorious tradition of British music itself. And yet, in the midst of this upheaval, royalty presided ove...
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January 8, 2017

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Dr David Starkey reveals how the story of British music was shaped by its monarchy. In this first episode he begins with kings who were also composers - Henry V and Henry VIII - and the golden age of English music they presided over. He discovers how the military and religious ambitions of England's monarchy made its music...
Episodes 2013

4. Reinventions

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Dr David Starkey conclude the series with the 19th and 20th century's royal music.

3. Great British Music

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The exploration of how the monarchy shaped Britain's music reaches the 18th century.

2. Revolutions

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Looking at the 17th century, when religious conflict threatened musicians and monarchs.

1. Crown and Choir

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Henry V and Henry VIII, kings who were also composers, and how they shaped British music.
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