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Opus 60
Processional: "Procession in Scarlet"

Written in 1920 by Cyril Bradley Rootham (CBR), "Procession in Scarlet" was composed in honour of the Chancellor of Cambridge University (Arthur Balfour).

About this work

Op.60 "Procession in Scarlet" is a processional work for full orchestra, composed for a formal academic occasion in King's College Chapel.

Chapel of King's College, Cambridge

Chapel of King's College, Cambridge
Photo: Sailko, CC BY-SA 3.0, Link

Publication status

By permission of the Master & Fellows of St John's College, Cambridge
Using the original manuscript held in the Library of St. John's College, Mark Pearse has typeset the full score and parts. We are most grateful to Mark for this achievement, and we intend to publish the work during 2019.

About this recording

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