|Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No.
|I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No.
- I. Introduction. Crown the King
- II. Chorus
- a. The Queen (added 1911)
- b. Daughter of ancient Kings
- III. Britain, ask of thyself
- IV. Duet and Chorus
- a. Hark upon the hallowed air
- b. Only let the heart be pure
- V. Peace, gentle Peace
- VI. Finale: Land of hope and glory
|Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp.
||1902-10-02. Sheffield Festival
- Vocal soli, Festival Chorus, Orchestra, Edward Elgar (conductor)
||1902 - London: Boosey & Co.
||Arthur Christopher Benson (1862-1925)
||by Special Permission, to His Most Gracious Majesty King Edward VII|
Composed for the Grand Opera Syndicate, for the state performance at Covent Garden.
|Composer Time PeriodComp. Period
||voices, chorus, orchestra
| Solo Voices
(soprano, alto, bass)Mixed Chorus
- piccolo, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, bass clarinet, 2 bassoons, contrabassoon
4 horns, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba
timpani, 3 percussion, organ, harp, strings
||Pomp and Circumstance March No.1, Op.39 No.1 (trio melody used in Finale)
||The last section, Land of hope and glory was also arranged and expanded as a separate work for voice, chorus and orchestra.