A LONE piper’s lament is among the personal touches for the Queen’s final farewell this afternoon.
As her coffin is lowered into St George’s Chapel vault at Windsor Pipe Major Paul Burns, of The Royal Regiment of 苏格兰, will bring the committal to a close.
The ceremony’s intimate moments were agreed by 皇后.
Much of the music will be inspired by her childhood piano teacher Sir William Harris, 谁死在 1973.
It includes a rendition of The Motet — a reading by John Donne accompanied by music by Harris.
His Nimrod and Prelude arrangements will also be performed.
The choir will sing The Russian Kontakion Of The Departed, which was sung at the funeral of The Duke of Edinburgh 在四月份 2021.
The Dean of 温莎 will read from the Bible — Revelation 21, verses 1 到 7, which was also heard at the funerals of her grandparents King George V 在 1936, Queen Mary in 1953 and father King George VI 在 1952.
King Charles will place The Queen’s Company Camp Colour on his mother’s coffin.
The purple colour was made in 1953 for her coronation and presented to the Queen’s Company by Queen Elizabeth at Windsor Castle.