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March by Walton comp. for coronation of George VI in 1937. Score is headed by line from poem ‘In Honour of the City’ by Dunbar (1465–1520) ‘In beautie beryng the crone imperiall’. F. public p. Westminster Abbey, 12 May 1937, cond. Boult (it had already been recorded and broadcast). Rev. 1963. Also arr. for military band, pf., and organ. See also Orb and Sceptre.

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