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David Starkey's music & monarchy /
an Oxford Film and Television production for BBC ; written and presented by Dr. David Starkey ; directed and produced by Peter Sweasey and Christopher Walker.
edition
[Widescreen format].
imprint
[Silver Spring, Md.] : Athena, 2013.
description
2 videodiscs (approximately 234 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
ISBN
1598289950, 9781598289954
format(s)
DVD
Holdings
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imprint
[Silver Spring, Md.] : Athena, 2013.
isbn
1598289950
9781598289954
standard identifier
054961899593
publisher #
AMP-8995
AMP8995LIT
credits note
An Oxford Film and Television Production.
general note
"As seen on BBC."
"British royal history as told by its music."
Includes nine performance pieces and biographies of presenter and select composers.
Produced for television in 2013.
Title from container.
performer
Hosted by David Starkey.
abstract
Cambridge-educated historian Dr. David Starkey hosts this four-part series exploring the impact of the British monarchy on renowned composers over the centuries. Starkey traces British musical tradition from the reigns of Henry V through Elizabeth II. Includes performances at St. Paul's Cathedral, Westminster Abbey, and the Academy of Ancient Music. Featured composers include George Frederic Handel, William Byrd, Thomas Tallis, Henry Purcell, and Edward Elgar.
language note
Subtitled in English for the deaf and hard of hearing.
catalogue key
9049621
target audience
Not rated.
technical details
DVD; Dolby Digital stereo.

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