A Celebration of the Sapphire Jubilee of Her Majesty The Queen & Jack A Local Hero Dedicated to His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh


In June 2017 to mark and celebrate the Sapphire Jubilee of Her Majesty The Queen, 65 years as Head of The Commonwealth, the Commonwealth Youth Orchestra and Children’s Choir in collaboration with the Ceremonial State Musicians of the Household Division, have produced two musical tributes - one for Her Majesty The Queen and the other for His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh, as an act of thanks for their 65 years of service to The Commonwealth.

The 2 CDs produced for Her Majesty The Queen and His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh are not commercially available, however the tracks can be heard by following the links shown below:

A Celebration of Her Majesty’s Sapphire Jubilee

1. Music for The Royal Fireworks
2. The Commonwealth Anthem arr. Haw
3. Rondeau from Abdelazer
4. An Ode for Her Majesty - Because your promise
5. An Ode for Her Majesty - These are the things
6. An Ode for Her Majesty - The path that lies behind
7. Serenade for Strings Op.20 - Allegretto piacevole
8. Serenade for Strings Op.20 – Larghetto
9. Serenade for Strings Op.20 – Allegretto
10. Mist on the Lake - An Elegy for Solo Violin and Strings
11. Nigeria
12. A Song for The Commonwealth

Jack – A Local Hero

1. Jack – A Local Hero
2. For those in Peril on the Sea
3. Sapphire Jubilee Suite of Marches – Windsor
4. Sapphire Jubilee Suite of Marches – Balmoral
5. Sapphire Jubilee Suite of Marches – Caernarfon
6. Sapphire Jubilee Suite of Marches – Hillsborough
7. Passchendaele
8. Battle of the Somme
9. The Banks of Green Willow
10. Majesty
11. Abide With Me

A Celebration of Her Majesty’s Sapphire Jubilee

Dedicated to HM The Queen on the Occasion of Her Majesty’s Sapphire Jubilee

1. Georg Handel (1685 – 1759) arr. Carroll – Music for The Royal Fireworks
Overture: Largo – Adagio – Allegro
Conductor: Lieutenant Colonel Kevin Roberts
Musicians of the Household Division

2. The Commonwealth Anthem arr. Haw
Conductor: Major Simon Haw MBE
Band of the Coldstream Guards and Commonwealth Children’s Choir

3. Henry Purcell (1659-1695) -- Rondeau from Abdelazer
Conductor: Paul Carroll
Commonwealth Youth Orchestra

Paul Carroll (1955- ) – An Ode for Her Majesty
A tribute from The Commonwealth to mark Her Majesty’s 90th Birthday
Words by Dr Grahame Davies
4. Because your promise
5. These are the things
6. The path that lies behind
Conductor: Major Simon Haw MBE
Commonwealth Children’s Choir, Members of the Guard’s Chapel Choir
Countess of Wessex String Orchestra

Edward Elgar (1857 -1934) - Serenade for Strings Op.20
7. Allegretto piacevole
8. Larghetto
9. Allegretto
Conductor: Paul Carroll
Commonwealth Youth Orchestra

10. Paul Carroll (1955 - ) - Mist on the Lake - An Elegy for Solo Violin and Strings
Conductor: Paul Carroll
Solo Violin Eric Hui-Ti Wang, Commonwealth Youth Orchestra

11. Paul Carroll (1955- ) - NIGERIA
Dedicated to His Highness Prince Albert Esiri
Conductor: Paul Carroll
Commonwealth Youth Orchestra

12. Major Simon Haw MBE (1965 - ) – A Song for The Commonwealth
Conductor: Major Simon Haw MBE
Band of the Coldstream Guards and Commonwealth Children’s Choir

JACK – A LOCAL HERO

Dedicated to HRH Prince Phillip, Duke of Edinburgh and Lord High Admiral

1. Paul Carroll (1955 - ) Jack – A Local Hero
Dedicated to, HRH Prince Phillip, Duke of Edinburgh and Lord High Admiral
Words by Dr Grahame Davies
Conductor: Major Simon Haw MBE
Musicians of the Household Division, Commonwealth Children’s Choir

2. John Dykes (1823 – 1876) arr. Haw - For those in Peril on the Sea
Conductor: Major Simon Haw MBE
Musicians of the Household Division, Members of the Guards’ Chapel Choir

Paul Carroll (1955 - ) - Sapphire Jubilee Suite of Marches
Dedicated to HM The Queen
3. Windsor
4. Balmoral
5. Caernarfon
6. Hillsborough
Conductor: Lieutenant Colonel Kevin Roberts
Musicians of the Household Division

7. Major Simon Haw MBE (1965 - ) - Passchendaele
Conductor: Major Simon Haw MBE
Words written and spoken by Colour Sergeant Darren Hardy
Musicians of the Household Division, Members of the Guards’ Chapel Choir

8. Pipe Major William Lawrie (1881-1916) arr. Miller – Battle of the Somme
Conductor: Lieutenant Colonel Kevin Roberts
Musicians of the Household Division
Piper Calum Galleitch

9. George Butterworth MC (1885-1916) arr. Haw – The Banks of Green Willow
Conductor: Major Simon Haw MBE
Band of the Coldstream Guards

10. Major Craig Hallett (1969 - ) - Majesty
Conductor: Lieutenant Colonel Kevin Roberts
Musicians of the Household Division

11. William Monk (1823-1889) arr. Haw – Abide With Me
Conductor: Major Simon Haw MBE
Musicians of the Household Division, Choristers of the Guards’ Chapel