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This royal wedding playlist is perfect for Meghan Markle and Prince Harry

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Prince Harry and actress Meghan Markle announce their engagement at the Sunken Gardens at Kensington Palace on Nov. 27, 2017, in London. Chris Jackson/Getty Images
1hr 8min : A Royal Wedding Playlist

What's in store musically for the royal wedding of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry? Everything is hush-hush until "the biggest classical musical event of the year" happens on Saturday — along with the much-hyped ceremony, of course. But we can look to previous royal weddings and British tradition for a likely playlist, compiled by our classical music director, Ryan Lohr.

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Track listing

0:00
ELGAR: Serenade for Strings
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
DG 419191

12:16
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Prelude on Rhosymedre
Academy of St Martin in the Fields, Neville Marriner
EMI 62529

16:19
MAXWELL DAVIES: Farewell to Stromness
Peter Maxwell Davies, piano
Unicorn 9070

21:05
WALTON: Henry V Suite: Touch Her Soft Lips and Part
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra Andrew Litton
London/Decca 448134

23:17
FINZI: Romance
Royal Ballet Sinfonia, David Lloyd-Jones
Naxos 555069

30:12
WALTON: Set Me as a Seal
Choir of King's College, Cambridge, Stephen Cleobury
EMI 54418

33:50
WAGNER: Lohengrin: Treulich gefuhrt (Bridal Chorus)
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Robert Shaw
Telarc 80333

38:38
God Save the Queen
Choir of the Chapel Royal
Chandos 6560

41:01
MENDELSSOHN: A Midsummer Night's Dream: Wedding March
Vienna Philharmonic, Andre Previn
Philips 420161

46:13
WIDOR: Organ Symphony No. 5: Toccata
Mary Preston, organ
Reference 113

51:10
PARRY: The Birds of Aristophanes: Bridal March of the Birds
BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Neeme Jarvi
Chandos 10740

55:54
ELGAR: Land of Hope and Glory
BBC Concert Orchestra, Barry Wordsworth
DG 457196

01:01:48
WALTON: Crown Imperial
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, Andrew Litton
London/Decca 448134