Tag Archives: Downton Abbey

Lady Edith’s wedding music

If your  household was like mine last night, along with millions of other Downton Abbey addicts, we had our televisions tuned to the last episode of Season Six and hung on every word written by series creator, Julian Fellowes, who … Continue reading

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Mesmerized by Downton Abbey music

Some of you may have noticed on the right column of this blog, there is a column titled “Top posts and pages,” and for the last couple of weeks, my post Music for Downton Abbey has been listed there. Downton … Continue reading

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Jesu, joy of man’s desiring

I heard Bach’s “Jesu, joy of man’s desiring” (from Cantata 147) as part of the wedding music on Sunday night’s premiere of Downton Abbey, Season 3, as did several others of you, and I wanted to share an amazing experience … Continue reading

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Blame Queen Victoria

After I wrote that last post about the wedding music on Downton Abbey, I received a question as to whether the John Stanley Trumpet Voluntary in D would really have been used in that era (1912–1921). My colleague from Trinity … Continue reading

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Music for Downton Abbey wedding

We eagerly awaited the premiere of Downton Abbey which was on PBS last night, and I was especially interested to see what was used for the music for Mary and Matthew’s wedding. It was John Stanley’s Trumpet Voluntary in D. This … Continue reading

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