600 Years of Royal Music

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Since its foundation in 1348, music has played a core role in the daily life of St George’s Chapel. This exhibition of items from the Archives and Chapter Library celebrates the history of the Chapel’s choir, organists and organs. Over centuries they have contributed to the development of the English choral tradition, provided inspiration in divine service and added to the splendour of many Royal occasions, including Royal weddings and Garter services. It includes 14th century manuscript music, an edition of the first musical setting of the Book of Common Prayer and the 19th century household accounts of the choristers’ lodgings.

Image: MS.9 Fragment of a 14th century antiphoner discovered in the binding of a Treasurer’s account. Previously part of a medieval service book used in St George’s Chapel

Times: Monday to Saturday 10am – 4pm

Venue: South Quire Aisle, St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle

Ticket Price: Windsor Castle admission charges apply. Free with an Advantage Card