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Encyclopedia > Prince of Denmark's March

The Prince of Denmark's March, commonly, though erroneously known as the Trumpet Voluntary, is a work for keyboard (later adapted to trumpet) by Jeremiah Clarke, composed around 1700. Trumpet Voluntary is the title of several pieces of Baroque music. ... Look up Keyboard in Wiktionary, the free dictionary A keyboard can refer to a: Alphanumeric keyboard, any keyboard that has both letter and numbers on it Typewriter keyboard Computer keyboard IBM PC keyboard Musical keyboard, a keyboard on a musical instrument Keyboard instrument, such as the piano Keyboard synthesizer, a... Trumpeter performing with the United States Air Forces in Europe Band The trumpet is the highest brass instrument in register, above the tuba, euphonium, trombone, sousaphone, and french horn. ... Jeremiah Clarke (c. ... Events January 1 - Russia accepts Julian calendar. ...


For many years, the piece was incorrectly attributed to the better-known composer, Henry Purcell. It was originally written in honour of George, Prince of Denmark, the consort of Queen Anne of Great Britain. The march is very popular as wedding music and was often broadcast by the BBC during World War II, especially when broadcasting to occupied Denmark. Henry Purcell (September 10 (?), 1659 (?)–November 21, 1695), a Baroque composer, is generally considered to be one of Englands greatest composers — indeed, he has often been called Englands finest native composer. ... Prince George of Denmark Prince George of Denmark (April 2, 1653 - October 28, 1708) was the Prince consort of Queen Anne of Great Britain. ... Queen Anne ( 6 February 1665 – 1 August 1714 ) became Queen of England, Scotland and Ireland on 8 March 1702. ... Nubian wedding with some international modern touches, near Aswan, Egypt A wedding is a civil or religious ceremony at which the beginning of a marriage is celebrated. ... The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) was formed in 1927 by means of a royal charter. ... World War II was a truly global conflict with many facets: immense human suffering, fierce indoctrinations, and the use of new, extremely devastating weapons like the atom bomb. ...


 
 

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