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Music at the Royal Wedding of Prince Harry and Ms Meghan Markle

Released on May 22, 2018

Oxford University Press is the proud publisher of a number of key works performed at the Royal Wedding of His Royal Highness Prince Henry of Wales and Ms. Meghan Markle at St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle on Saturday 19 May 2018.

Both Prince Harry and Ms. Markle took a great deal of interest and care in choosing the music for their Service, which included a number of well-known hymns and choral works, including The Lord bless you and keep you by John Rutter. Music before the service included Fantasia on Greensleeves by Ralph Vaughan Williams. Both works are published by Oxford University Press.

Rutter’s The Lord bless you and keep you was performed by the Choir of St George’s Chapel under the direction of James Vivian, Director of Music, St George’s Chapel, accompanied by Luke Bond, Assistant Director of Music. A live recording of this performance can be heard on The Royal Wedding: The Official Album – available on digital platforms now and as a physical album on 25 May. Listen here.

Notes to Editors
Works published by Oxford University Press:
Music before the service: Fantasia on Greensleeves - Ralph Vaughan Williams
Hymn: Lord of all hopefulness - Jan Struther (1901–53)
Anthem: The Lord bless you and keep you – John Rutter

John Rutter’s catalogue can be viewed here

Ralph Vaughan Williams OUP catalogue can be viewed here

For further information please contact Jenny Wegg, Head of Repertoire Promotion, jenny.wegg@oup.com

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