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State Ceremonial Music

State Ceremonial Music

Free Download Music Library

 

State Ceremonial Musicians recordings on this page
are freely available to all to download,

but for strictly non-commercial use.

The music library here is organised in alphabetical order by Composer. 

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A

 

Aldridge

Septem Juncta In Uno - Major M Aldridge

The Belle Mere's Waltz & Ye Banks and Braes - arr. Major M Aldridge 

 

Arne

Rule Britannia - Dr T Arne

 

Arnold

HRH Duke of Cambridge March - Malcolm Arnold

 


 

B

 

Bacak

An Irish Blessing - J E Bacak, arr. A Porter

 

Barras

Bob's Own - arr. Barras

Irish Saffron - arr. Barras

 

Beat

Aberdonian (The) - Lieutenant Colonel D Beat

Edinburgh Castle - Lieutenant Colonel D Beat

 

Beethoven

Funeral March No. 1 in Bb Minor - L V Beethoven

Romance for Violin and Orchestra in F major, Op. 50 - L V Beethoven

 

Bidgood

Royal British Legion March - T Bidgood

 

Boyce

Heart of Oak - Dr W Boyce

 

Bliss

A Colour Symphony - Sir Arthur Bliss, arr. Collis-Smith

Welcome the Queen - Sir Arthur Bliss

 

Brien

Triple Crown - T Brien

 

Butterworth

The Banks of the Green Willow - George Butterworth MC

The Banks of Green Willow - G Butterworth MC, arr. Lieutenant Colonel S N Haw MBE

 

 


 

C

 

Carroll

Commonwealth Anthem - Paul Carroll

Platinum Jubilee Marches 1 - 4 - Paul Carroll

Sapphire Jubilee Marches 1 - 4  - Paul Carroll

 

Clarke

Trumpet Voluntary - J Clarke

 

Coates

London Suite, Movement III: Knightsbridge March - Eric Coates

The Three Elizabeths Suite No. 2: Elizabeth of Glamis, the Queen Mother - Eric Coates

 

Collis-Smith

Cavalry Guard - Major P Collis-Smith

Cavalry's Return - Major P Collis-Smith

 

Croft

O God Our Help in Ages Past - W Croft

 


 

D

 

Darley

Boys of Wexford - A W Darley, arr. S Nestico

 

Davis, T

Welsh Airs & Graces - arr. Major T Davis

 

Davis, W

Solemn Melody - W Davis

 

 


 

E

 

Elgar

Nimrod - Sir Edward Elgar OM GCVO

Pomp & Circumstance Number 4 Opus 39 - Sir Edward Elgar OM GCVO, arr. M Retford

Serenade for Strings Movements 1 - 3 - Sir Edward Elgar OM GCVO

 

Ellerby

Elegy 1944 - Anthem for a Regiment - M Ellerby

 

Ellis

Scottish Emblem - A Ellis

 


 

F

 

Farnon

Rhapsody on a Minstrel Boy - Robert Farnon

State Occasion - Robert Farnon

 

French

Slattery's Mounted Fut - P French

 

 


 

G

 

German

Coronation March and Hymn - Sir Edward German

Long Live Elizabeth - Sir Edward German, arr. Sharpe

Welsh Rhapsody - Sir Edward German

 


 

H

 

Hallatt

Commonwealth Salute and Anthem - Lieutenant Colonel C Hallatt & Paul Carroll

Enter the Dragon - Lieutenant Colonel C Hallatt

Galahad - Lieutenant Colonel C Hallatt

Heritage Eterna - Lieutenant Colonel C Hallat

Majesty - Lieutenant Colonel C Hallatt

 

Hamm

Milanollo - Coldstream Guards Quick March - J V Hamm, arr. Lieutenant Colonel J Mackenzie-Rogan MVO

 

Handel

Royal Fireworks Overture - Georg Frideric Handel, arr. P Carroll 

Scipio - Grenadier Guards Slow March - Georg Frideric Handel

Zadok the Priest - Georg Frideric Handel

 

Hannam

The Welshman  - arr. Lieutenant Colonel P Hannam MBE BEM 

 

Harris, C

The Supreme Sacrifice - Reverend C Harris, arr. Lieutenant Colonel P Hannam MBE BEM

 

Harris, F

Grenadiers' Slow March - arr. Lieutenant Colonel F Harris OBE  

 

Haw

A Song for the Commonwealth - Lieutenant Colonel S N Haw MBE

Earth Dance Movements 1-6 - Lieutenant Colonel S N Haw MBE

Eight - Lieutenant Colonel S N Haw MBE

Green Canopy Movements 1-12 - Lieutenant Colonel S N Haw MBE

Hindenburg Line - Lieutenant Colonel S N Haw MBE

Oceans - Lieutenant Colonel S N Haw MBE

Passchendaele - Lieutenant Colonel S N Haw MBE

Platinum Jubilee Anthem - Lieutenant Colonel S N Haw MBE

Regina Movements 1-5 - Lieutenant Colonel S N Haw MBE

Songs of Peace Movements 1 - 5 - Lieutenant Colonel S N Haw MBE

The Sword and The Crown - Lieutenant Colonel S N Haw MBE

Trumpet Call - Lieutenant Colonel S N Haw MBE

Tyne Cot Passchendaele - Lieutenant Colonel S N Haw MBE

 

Hazo

Perthshire Majesty - S R Hazo

Mountain Thyme - Samuel R. Hazo

 

Holst

Brook Green Suite Movements 1 - 3 - Gustav Holst

First Suite in Eb Movements 1 - 3 - Gustav Holst

 

Hughes

The Guards Colour - W Hughes

 


 

I

 

Ireland

Epic March - John Ireland

 


 

J

 

Jacob

An Original Suite - Gordon Jacob

National Anthem - Gordon Jacob

 


 

K

 

Kappey

The British Grenadiers - Grenadier Guards Quick March - arr. J Kappey

Hielan’ Laddie - Scots Guards Quick March - arr. J Kappey

The Rising of The Lark - Welsh Guards Quick March - arr. J Kappey

 

Kenny   

Cardiff Castle - Major A Kenny

 


 

L

Lord

Concerto for Band - J Lord, arr. P Mason

 

Lawrie

Battle of the Somme - Pipe Major W Lawrie, arr. B Miller

 


 

M

 

Macleod

Skye Boat Song - A C MacLeod

 

Mason

Once a Grenadier - Captain B Mason

Saint Sebastian - Captain B Mason

 

Matt

Fame and Glory - A E Matt

 

McElligott

Northumbrian Scenes - Major I McElligott

Poppy Fields - Major I McElligott

 

Meyerbeer

Les Huguenots - G Meyerbeer

 

Mendelssohn

The Hebrides Overture, Op.26 - F Mendelssohn 

Overture Ruy Blas - F Mendelssohn, arr. Captain B Mason

 

Mitchell

Countess of Wessex March - I Mitchell

 

Monk

Abide with Me ‚Äď William H¬†Monk arr. Lieutenant Colonel S N Haw MBE

 

Mozart

Clarinet Concerto in A, K.622 - Second Movement: Adagio - W A Mozart

Figaro - Coldstream Guards Slow March - W A Mozart

  


 

N

 

Nardis

Universal Judgement - Camille de Nardis

  

Nicholls

When the Guards are on Parade - H Nicholls

 

North

Glory and Honour - A North

 

Neville

Shrewsbury Fair -   Lieutenant Colonel P Neville OBE MVO

 


 

O

 

O'Donnell

Theme and Variations Opus. 26 - Bertram Walton O'Donnell

Two Irish Tone Sketches: Movements 1 & 2 - B W O'Donnell

 

 


 

P

 

Parry

Jerusalem - H Parry, arr. Lieutenant Colonel P E Hills 

 

Purcell

Chaconne from 'King Arthur' - Henry Purcell

Trumpet Tune & Air - Henry Purcell, arr. P Carroll & Lieutenant Colonel S Haw MBE 

When I am Laid in Earth - Henry Purcell

  


 

R

 

Reed

Alleluia! Laudamus Te - Alfred Reed

Othello IV: Entrance of the Court - Alfred Reed

 

Reid

The Garb of Auld Gaul - Scots Guards Slow March -  J Reid

 

Riddell

Crags of Tumbledown Mountain - Pipe Major J Riddell, 2nd Battalion Scots Guards

 


 

S

 

Sharpe

Fanfare and Soliloquy - Lieutenant Colonel Trevor L. Sharpe MBE

Northumbrian Airs - Lieutenant Colonel T L. Sharpe MBE

 

Sheldon

Rhapsodic Celebration - Robert Sheldon

 

Shelton

Ascension: Fanfare for the Royal Corps of Army Music - C Shelton

The Platinum Jubilee March - Sergeant C Shelton

 

Shostakovich

Symphony No.5 in D minor, Op. 47, Mvt IV: Allegro non-troppo - D Shostakovich

 

Sparke

Celebration - Philip Sparke

Dundonnell from: Hymn of the Highlands - Philip Sparke

 

Spooner

Auxiliary Territorial Service March - E Spooner  

 

Statham

Great and Glorious - Major L Statham

 

Sullivan

The Yeoman of the Guards - A Sullivan

 


 

T

 

Ticheli

Sanctuary - Frank Ticheli

 

Traditional

All Through the Night - Traditional, arr. Nestico 

Flowers of the Forest - Traditional

Isle of Beauty - David of the White Rock - Oft in the Stilly Night - Traditional

Land of my Fathers - Traditional

Ladysmith - Traditional, arr. Nixon

Let Erin Remember - Irish Guards Slow March - Traditional

Men of Harlech - Welsh Guards Slow March - Traditional

St Patrick’s Day - Irish Guards Quick March - Traditional

Sweet Nightingale - Traditional, arr. T. Lamerton-Reece

The Minstrel Boy - Men of Harlech - Traditional

The Mists of Shannon - Traditional, arr. Skipper

 

 


 

V

 

Vivaldi

Concerto for 2 Cellos 1st Movement RV 531 -  Antonio Vivaldi

 


 

W

 

Waldteufel

Escort to the Colour  - E Waldteufel, arr. Lieutenant Colonel R Ridings OBE 

 

Walton

Crown Imperial - Sir William Walton

Orb and Sceptre - Sir William Walton

 

Wesley

Musical Setting of Last Post and Lead me, Lord - S Wesley, arr. Captain B Mason

 

Whitacre

Equus - E Whitacre

 

Wiffin

Cav Party - Rob Wiffin OBE

Phoenix Rising - Rob Wiffin OBE

Wake up Call - Rob Wiffin OBE

 

Willcocks

Rhythm of the Line - G Willcocks

 

Wilson

Fanfare for The Commonwealth ‚Äď Ian B Wilson

Hope of The Commonwealth - Ian B. Wilson

 

Wood

London Landmarks, Movement 1: Nelson's Column - Haydn Wood

London Landmarks, Movement 2: Tower Hill - Haydn Wood

London Landmarks, Movement 3: The Horse Guards - Haydn Wood 

 


 

Others

 

Cavalry Walks and Trots 

Last Post and Reveille - Cavalry

Last Post and Reveille

Last Post

Rouse

 


 

United Kingdom National Anthem

 

Massed Bands of the Household Division

Household Cavalry Band

Grenadier Guards Band

Coldstream Guards Band

Scots Guards Band

Irish Guards Band

Welsh Guards Band

 


 

National Anthems of the 54 Nations of The Commonwealth

Listed here in the years in which the sovereign nations joined The Commonwealth

 

1949

Australia

Canada

India

New Zealand

Pakistan

South Africa

Sri Lanka

United Kingdom

 

1957

Ghana

Malaysia

 

1960

Nigeria

 

1961

Cyprus

Sierra Leone

Tanzania

 

1962

Jamaica

Trinidad and Tobago

Uganda

Kenya

 

1964

Malawi

Malta

Zambia

 

1965

The Gambia

Singapore

 

1966

Guyana

Botswana

Lesotho

Barbados

 

1968

Mauritius

Eswatini

Nauru

 

1970

Tonga

Samoa

Fiji

 

1972

Bangladesh

The Bahamas

 

1974

Grenada

 

1975

Papua New Guinea

 

1976

Seychelles

 

1978

The Solomon Islands

Tuvalu

Dominica

 

1979

Saint Lucia

Kiribati

Saint Vincent and The Grenadines

 

1980

Vanuatu

 

1981

Belize

Antigua and Barbuda

 

1982

Maldives

 

1983

Saint Kitts and Nevis

 

1984

Brunei Darussalam

 

1990

Namibia

 

1995

Cameroon

Mozambique

 

2009

Rwanda

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