Skip to content
Prom Palace - Music For The Royal Fireworks

Prom Palace - Music For The Royal Fireworks

Music for the Royal Fireworks.

The music is a suite composed for the wind section of an orchestra back in the 18th century by Handel.

Way back in the day, the ‘Music For The Royal Fireworks’ was played in conjunction with the fireworks but sadly, the pyro was a huge let down as the wooden building housing the orchestra which had been lavishly decorated for the occasion collapsed after catching fire during the event.

Of course, fireworks have held a lengthy association with the Royal Celebrations as the first recorded fireworks in England were used in 1486 at the wedding of King Henry VII and in later years, during the reign of Queen Elizabeth I in 1558, the staff employed her majesty included a fireworks master.

George Frideric Handel's Music for the Royal Fireworks Overture -- La Paix, La Rejouissance - performed at the Queen's Concerts, Buckingham Palace for Her Majesty the Queen during her Golden Jubilee in 2002 - BBC Symphony Orchestra and the Band of her majesty's Royal Marines conducted by Sir Andrew Davis.

Related Posts

THE HISTORY OF SKY LANTERNS
THE HISTORY OF SKY LANTERNS
Sky Lanterns originated in China an incredible 2000 years ago and although the delicate floating lights are now assoc...
Read More
FIREWORKS CHAMPIONS AT NEWBY HALL
FIREWORKS CHAMPIONS AT NEWBY HALL
On the 28th of August 2021 at Newby Hall in Ripon, Yorkshire, three of the UK’s best Firework display companies will ...
Read More
BRITISH FIREWORK CHAMPIONSHIPS RESULTS 2021
BRITISH FIREWORK CHAMPIONSHIPS RESULTS 2021
After two days of world class firework displays over Plymouth, the British Firework Championships winner was announce...
Read More
Previous article Celebration Of Light Fireworks Cancelled For 2021

Leave a comment

Comments must be approved before appearing

* Required fields