Posts Tagged ‘Royal’

Main: From the Library — God Save the King!

Today marks two rather inter­est­ing musi­cal anniver­saries. This day in 1628 saw the death of John Bull, the com­pos­er believed to have writen the melody to Eng­land’s Nation­al Anthem, God Save the King (or Queen, as appro­pri­ate). It was also the birth, in 1710, of Thomas Augus­tine Arne, the com­pos­er of Rule Bri­tan­nia. Thus it’s […]

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