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David Starkey's music & monarchy [videodisc] / An Oxford Film and Television Production for BBC ; produced and directed by Peter Sweasey and Christopher Walker.

Sweasey, Peter. (Added Author). Walker, Christopher. (Added Author). Starkey, David. (Added Author). Oxford Film and Television. (Added Author). British Broadcasting Corporation. (Added Author).


Cambridge-educated historian Dr. David Starkey hosts this four-part series exploring the impact of the British monarchy on renowned composers over the centuries. Includes performances at St. Paul's Cathedral, Westminster Abbey, and the Academy of Ancient Music. Featured composers include George Frederic Handel, William Byrd, Thomas Tallis, Henry Purcell, and Edward Elgar.

Record details

  • ISBN: 1598289950
  • ISBN: 9781598289954
  • Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (ca. 234 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [Chatsworth, Calif.] : Distributed by RLJ Entertainment, [2013]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Disc label title.
Produced for television in 2013.
Special features include: nine performance pieces and biographies of presenter and select composers.
Participant or Performer Note:
Host, David Starkey.
Target Audience Note:
"Not rated"--Container.
System Details Note:
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note:
For home use only.
Immediate Source of Acquisition Note:
LSC 64.99
Language Note:
English SDH (subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing)
Subject: Music > England > History and criticism.
Music > Social aspects > Great Britain.
Music > Political aspects > Great Britain.
Music and state > Great Britain.
Patriotic music > Great Britain.
Monarchy > Great Britain > History.
Monarchy > Great Britain > Songs and music.
Great Britain > Civilization.
Genre: Filmed performances.
Historical television programs.
Television musicals.
Television programs for the hearing impaired

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Niagara Falls. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Niagara Falls Public Library.


  • 0 current holds with 1 total copy.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Victoria 780.942 Dav 38080800055335 Adult DVD Available -

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