Exploring the often surprising links between concepts, themes and people in classical music, from medieval to modern
Saturday, 4 p.m. – 5 p.m.Rebroadcast Sunday, 2 p.m. – 3 p.m.on Music Station
Funeral procession of King George VI of England, 1952
It began as music to accompany a horse-drawn coffin through the city streets—but over the years, composers have used it in a variety of settings, from serious to comic.
In this hour, music to die for--funeral marches for a real queen, a fictional prince, a puppet, a parrot, and more.
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