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|Work Title||O Taste and See|
|Composer||Vaughan Williams, Ralph|
|I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No.||IRV 49|
|Key||G major, optional G-flat major|
|Librettist||Psalm 34, verse 8|
|Composer Time PeriodComp. Period||Early 20th century|
|Piece Style||Early 20th century|
|Instrumentation||treble solo and unaccompanied voices SATB with organ introduction (another version for SSA & organ)|
Composed for the Coronation of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II in Westminster Abbey on Tuesday, 2 June 1953.