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Majestic Fanfare

Majestic Fanfare (1943)

The original 1943 recording of the ABC’s much loved ‘Majestic Fanfare’, used in various forms since 1952 to introduce news broadcasts.

Length: 57 seconds

Performed by: Queen's Hall Light Orchestra conducted by Charles Williams

Featured in the National Registry of Recorded Sound collection

National Registry of Recorded Sound

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National Film and Sound Archive

NFSA title number: 737182