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The Royal Wedding - The Official Album

Decca Records

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Sheku Kanneh-Mason Performance - Royal Wedding 2018
1 Royal Salute  
2 Rejoicing  
3 Handel: Eternal Source of Light Divine, HWV 74  
4 The Welcome  
5 The Preface  
6 Traditional: Lord Of All Hopefulness  
7 The Declarations  
8 The Collect  
9 Reading From The Song Of Solomon  
10 Tallis: If Ye Love Me  
11 The Address  
12 Stand By Me  
13 The Vows  
14 The Giving Of The Rings  
15 The Proclamation  
16 Rutter: The Lord Bless You and Keep You  
17 The Blessing Of The Marriage  
18 The Prayers  
19 Hughes, Williams: Guide Me, O Thou Great Redeemer  
20 The Blessing  
21 von Paradis: Sicilienne in E Flat Major  
22 Faure: Apres Un Reve, Op.7  
23 Schubert: Ave Maria, D.839  
24 Traditional: National Anthem  
25 Boyce: 1. Allegro  
26 Amen, This Little Light Of Mine  
27 Traditional: Grandsire Triples Quarter Peal  
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Decca Records is proud to release The Official Recording of The Royal Wedding, one of the most eagerly awaited events of the year. Having recorded the entire service live at St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle today, every piece of music, the readings, blessings and the vows will be available to listen to permanently on all streaming services in just a few hours: a first for a Royal Wedding. The physical album, on CD, will then be released into retail stores around the world from 1st June. 

The musical highlight of the moving and joyous ceremony was British cellist, Sheku Kanneh-Mason, one of the most exciting musicians of his generation, who was personally asked by the bride and groom to perform at their wedding. The 19-year-old musician took centre stage for the all-important signing of the register. Dressed in a black Paul Smith suit with vibrant pink tie, Sheku played three beautiful pieces: "Sicilienne" by von Paradis, Schubert's "Ave Maria," and "Après Un Rêve" by Fauré. He was accompanied by orchestra*, as the Royal Couple officially became husband and wife. Knowing he was performing not only for the Royal Family, 600 invited guests in the Chapel, and an estimated global audience of up to three billion people, the talented teenager was thrilled to be involved in the occasion:

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