056: The Heavens Themselves Blaze Forth

Bust of Edward VII, King of the United Kingdom from 1901-1910.
Bust of Edward VII, King of the United Kingdom from 1901-1910.

In the United Kingdom, the constitutional crisis over the role of the House of Lords comes to a head in 1910, amid two general elections and the death of King Edward VII.

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Fanfare

Opening Theme

Symphony No. 3 in E Major (“Eroica”)
Composed in 1804 by Ludwig van Beethoven. Public domain.
Performed by Czech National Symphony Orchestra. Public domain. Source.

Tombeau fait à Paris sur la mort de Monsieur Blancrocher, C minor
Composed in 1652 by Johann Jakob Froberger. Public domain.
Performed by Joan Benson. Source.
Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported license.

Closing Theme

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