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The Prince of Denmark's March

'Favourite Baroque Classics' (CDH55020)
Favourite Baroque Classics
Buy by post £5.50 CDH55020  Helios (Hyperion's budget label)  
'Favourite Classics' (CDH55001)
Favourite Classics
Buy by post £5.50 CDH55001  Helios (Hyperion's budget label)  
Track 12 on CDH55020 [1'25] Helios (Hyperion's budget label)
Track 15 on CDH55001 [2'11] Helios (Hyperion's budget label)

The Prince of Denmark's March
This famous trumpet tune, popularly known as the ‘Trumpet Voluntary’, survives in A Choice Collection of Ayres for the Harpsichord (1700) and in a suite of pieces for wind instruments, from which the present version is transcribed. Sir Henry Wood arranged this celebrated piece for trumpet, organ and drums but wrongly ascribed it to Purcell (a nineteenth-century organ arrangement had been attributed to him also). Many harpsichord pieces were written in imitation of the trumpet but this work may well have first appeared as a piece for trumpet and wind band. Like Boyce, Clarke is buried in St Paul’s Cathedral in the New Crypt.

from notes by Roy Goodman © 1999

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Details for CDH55001 track 15
Recording date
16 March 1989
Recording venue
St Barnabas's Church, North Finchley, London, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Tony Faulkner
Recording engineer
Tony Faulkner
Hyperion usage
  1. Favourite Classics (CDH55001)
    Disc 1 Track 15
    Release date: May 1999
    Helios (Hyperion's budget label)
  2. Favourite Classics (CDH88030)
    Disc 1 Track 15
    Release date: September 1989
    Deletion date: May 1999
    Helios (Hyperion's budget label) — Superseded by CDH55001
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