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 Church Music Composers
Fireworks and Water Music, and the anthem Zadok the Priest has been performed at every Coronation since the ceremony for King George II and Queen Caroline in .
HARPER, John (b.1947). Was a chorister at King’s College, Cambridge, and organist of Birmingham RC Cathedral and Magdalen College, Oxford. He was then Professor of Music at the University of Wales, Bangor and Director General of the  from  to . Mainly a composer of liturgical music, he has published a unison Mass for all Seasons, The Welsh Eucharist, a setting of The Chorister’s Prayer and several anthems.
HARRIS, William (1883–1973). Known as ‘Doc H’ to his choristers, he was organist of New College and Christ Church, Oxford before his appointment to St George’s Chapel, Windsor in . He conducted at the Coronations of  and  and was knighted in . Of his eight double-choir anthems, Faire is the heaven and Bring us, O Lord God are especially fine. Smaller anthems of note include Holy is the true light and Behold, the Tabernacle of God, the latter composed for the dedication of the Chapel in Addington Palace, former home of the . His Evening Services in A and A minor are still sung in cathedrals and his hymn tune Alberta, written on a railway trip across Canada, is in several hymnbooks.
HARVEY, Jonathan (1939–2012). Was a chorister at St Michael’s, Tenbury, and studied in Cambridge, Glasgow and Paris. A composer who used electronics

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