A CHRONOLOGICAL VIEW OF WESTERN MUSIC HISTORY IN THE CONTEXT OF WORLD EVENTS
December 1, 1623: The mortal remains of Thomas Weelkes are laid to rest in St. Bride's, Fleet Street, London, Kingdom of England (exact location now unknown), perhaps 47 years after his birth.
June 24, 1934: The ashes of the earthly remains of Gustav Holst are interred in the north transept of Chichester Cathedral. Music of Weelkes (†310), Vaughan Williams, and Holst is conducted by his longtime friend, Ralph Vaughan Williams (61).
1998: Sketches for a symphony by Edward Elgar (†63) and elaborated by Payne are performed for the first time as Elgar’s Symphony no.3 in Royal Festival Hall, London, 65 years after they were made by the composer.