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The Full List of Music performed at the Coronation

Here is the full list of music performed at The Coronation of Their Majesties King Charles III and Queen Camilla. All sheet music can be found at Musicroom’s Music for Royal Occasions page, and list of performers on the Coronation Order of Service.

Music performed before The Coronation service:

  • Bach: ‘Magnificat anima mea’ from Magnificat in D 
  • Bach: ‘Ehre sei dir, Gott, gesungen’ from Christmas Oratorio 
  • Bach: ‘Singet dem Herrn ein neues’ Lied from New Year Cantata 
  • Bruckner: Ecce sacerdos magnus 
  • Bach: Alla breve in D 
  • Judith Weir: Brighter Visions Shine Afar 
  • Holst: ‘Jupiter’ from The Planets arr. Iain Farrington 
  • Sir Karl Jenkins: Tros y Garreg (‘Crossing the Stone’) 
  • Sarah Class: Sacred Fire 
  • Walton: Crown Imperial arr. John Rutter 
  • Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on Greensleeves 
  • Nigel Hess, Roderick Williams, Shirley J Thompson: Be Thou my Vision – Triptych for Orchestra 
  • Iain Farrington: Voices of the World 
  • Patrick Doyle: King Charles III Coronation March 
  • Purcell: Trumpet Tune arr. John Rutter  
  • Handel: Arrival of the Queen of Sheba from Solomon 
  • Handel: ‘Oh, had I Jubal’s lyre’ from Joshua  
  • Handel: ‘Care selve’ from Atalanta  
  • Elgar: Nimrod arr. Farrington 
  • Harris: Flourish for an Occasion 
  • Vaughan Williams: Prelude on ‘Rhosymedre’ 
Iain Farrington’s Voices of the World was first performed by Matthew Jorysz, Assistant Organist, Westminster Abbey

Music performed during The Coronation service

  • Parry: I Was Glad arr. John Rutter 
  • Paul Mealor: Coronation Kyrie 
  • Byrd: Prevent Us, O Lord 
  • Byrd: ‘Gloria in Excelsis Deo’ from Mass for Four Voices 
  • Debbie Wiseman: Psalm 47 
  • Plainsong attr. Maurus: Veni Creator Spiritus 
  • Handel: Zadok the Priest 
  • Give the King your judgements, O God (Psalms 72) 
  • Strauss: Wiener Philharmoniker Fanfare arr. Paul Mealor 
  • Weelkes: O Lord, grant the king a long life (Psalm 61) 
  • Walford-Davies: Confortare arr. John Rutter 
  • Andrew Lloyd Webber: Make a Joyful Noise (Coronation Anthem) 
  • Purcell: Christ is made the sure Foundation arr. James O’Donnell 
  • Roxanna Panufnik: Coronation Sanctus 
  • Tarik O’Regan: Coronation Agnus Dei 
  • Lyte: Praise, my soul, the King of Heaven 
  • Boyce: The King shall rejoice (Psalm 21) 
  • Walton: Te Deum Laudamus  arr. John Rutter 
  • The National Anthem: God Save the King arr. Jacob
Andrew Lloyd Webber – The Coronation Anthem (Official Music Video)

Music performed after The Coronation Ceremony

  • Elgar: Pomp and Circumstance March No.4 arr. Farrington 
  • Parry: March from The Birds arr. Rutter 
  • Parry: Chorale Fantasia on ‘The Old Hundredth’ 
  • Byrd: Earl of Oxford’s March arr. Matthew Knight 
The National Anthem and Elgar’s Pomp and Circumstance plays as the King leaves Westminster Abbey

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