The Choir for the coronation was a combination of the choirs of Westminster Abbey, St Paul’s Cathedral, the Chapel Royal, and Saint George’s Chapel, Windsor. In addition to those established choirs, the Royal School of Church Music conducted auditions to find twenty boy trebles from parish church choirs representing the various regions of the United Kingdom The final complement of choristers comprised 182 boy trebles, 37 male altos, 62 tenors and 67 basses. Together with a full orchestra, conducted by Sir Adrian Boult, the total number of musicians was 480.

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