Great concert last night: "Jubilate", with music from coronations through the centuries.  "Zadok the Priest", of course, and "I was glad when they said unto me", with the "Vivats!" that Parry added for the coronation of Elizabeth II.  Also some less well known but lovely Elizabethan pieces including "Fair Oriana" by Robert Jones and "Come, Blessed Bird" by Edward Johnson.  And a Byrd piece, "O Lord, make thy servant Elizabeth our queen".

Plus "Jubilate Deo" by Walton.  All finished with a rousing chorus of Jerusalem and two verses of the National Anthem for the audience, with a bit of mumbling going on in the second verse.

My second concert with the Beaumaris, and most enjoyable.  Not a lot on over the summer, apart from a concert for forces veterans at Cosford airbase on 30th June, but then a very full autumn.

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