9. Duke of York & Mollendorf's Parade March - Scipio - The Garb of Auld Gaul - Figaro - Soldiers' Chorus -- March Past in Slow Time

Queen's Birthday Parade 2019
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Neutral Slow March - The Duke of York (Eley arr Balfour)

A slow march adopted by the Regiment when the Duke of York became Colonel of the First Guards in 1805.  The Duke was formerly Colonel of the Coldstream Guards and when he transferred to the First Guards he transferred this march as well. 

Neutral Slow March - Mollendorf’s Parade March (Mollendorf)

A strong slow march composed by Julius Mollendorf (1821-1895).  Was written as a cavalry walk march, Parademarsch No. 1, and was admitted to the official Royal Prussian March Collection in 1853.

Grenadier Guards Regimental Slow March - Scipio (Handel)

This stately tune comes from Handel’s opera “Scipio” which was first performed in London in 1726.

 

The Band of The Grenadier Guards plays with kind permission of the British Army.

Scots Guards Regimental Slow March - The Garb of Auld Gaul (Reid)

The music was written by General John Reid, who was a senior officer of the 42nd Regiment of Foot (The Black Watch) during the Seven Years' War.  

Coldstream Guards Regimental Slow March - Figaro (Mozart)

Based on the aria ‘Non piu Andrai’ from Mozart’s opera, “The Marriage of Figaro”, this march is thought to have become the Regimental Slow March in about 1805.

Neutral Slow March - Soldiers’ Chorus from Faust (Gounod arr Smith)

2019 is the 100th anniversary of the biggest of the Sovereign’s Birthday Parades which took place with all eleven battalions of Foot Guards finding Guards, including the Guards Machine Gun Regiment.  The parade took place in Hyde Park with the Guards in khaki.  On that occasion the Guards Machine Gun Regiment marched past in quick time to the Soldiers' Chorus from Faust by Charles Gounod. 

9. Duke of York & Mollendorf's Parade March - Scipio - The Garb of Auld Gaul - Figaro - Soldiers' Chorus -- March Past in Slow Time