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Monday, July 18, 2016

A Song to Unite The Nation?

A Song to Unite The Nation?

LONDON, July 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --

After A Turbulent Month  - The UK Try To 'Keep Calm and Carry On' and Look Forward to
Celebrating Prince George's Birthday, with The Release of Soothing Track 'The Royal


On July 22nd, Prince George celebrates his third birthday and with the country
currently in such turmoil, world famous composer Olga Thomas may have a soothing anecdote
to bring the nation together. She has composed a gentle and peaceful lullaby especially
for Prince George to celebrate his birthday. The composition features rising star of the
classical world Emily Haig and it's one of the tracks on an album called 'Jubilation'. The
album features compositions, which were written by Olga as special private gifts for the
Royal Family.

Olga Thomas is a world-renowned composer and supporter of Cruse Bereavement Care, a
charity she holds very dear to her heart. She has spent many years donating her time,
energy and creative musical craftsmanship on behalf of the charity. Cruse began a unique
music programme, a tradition to give their patron, Her Majesty The Queen special gifts of
music composed by Olga to commemorate the important events in the life of the Royal

Over the years Olga has written many musical pieces for Cruse including Cruse's anthem
'Restoring Hope' and several of her pieces have been presented to Her Majesty The Queen.
These include 'Themes of Life and Glory', a tribute to The Queen Mother, 'Celebration', an
orchestral piece written to mark the marriage of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. Olga
also wrote the anthem 'Jubilation' for the Diamond Jubilee, performed by Her Majesty's
Royal Marines Band Portsmouth (Royal Band). They have also recorded 'Royal Lullaby', a
gift for Prince George as well as 'Lullaby for Princess Charlotte'.

Now for the first time all these tracks and many more have been arranged and recorded
by Her Majesty's Royal Marines Band Portsmouth (Royal Band) and will be featured together
on an album aptly titled 'Jubilation' which will be released on 29th July 2016. The Royal
Lullaby is one of the tracks on the album.

The album is available to preorder:

All proceeds from the album will be split equally between Cruse Bereavment Care and
Royal Navy and Royal Marine's Charity.

Cruse Bereavement Care and Her Majesty's Royal Marines Band Portsmouth (Royal Band)

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