Merritts Hill Music

Merritts Hill Music

Funeral Music for Queen Mary

H. Purcell

Category: Wind Band  > Classics

Duration: 4' 00"

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This march was written for the funeral of Queen Mary II in 1695. Purcell outlived his monarch by only a few months and the music was used again at his own funeral.

Starting more or less as the composer originally composed it, this score gradually expands through the central canzona to a powerful close. The drummers can be as creative as you wish!