Each quarter our team of church musicians reviews the latest books, CDs, and printed music for the RSCM’s magazines, Church Music Quarterly and Sunday by Sunday. These reviews are available here online.

Printed music and books (but not CDs) reviewed on these pages, with the occasional exception of private publications, can be obtained from RSCM Music Direct.

The information on these pages was correct at the time of posting. Please check with the relevant publisher or distributor for the latest prices and availability.

Notes to publishers

Items for review should be sent to the Reviews Editor, Ashleigh House, Cirencester Road, Minchinhampton, Stroud, Glos GL6 9EL.
Tel: +44 (0)7879 406048; email:

Reviews of CDs

Key to classification of CDs:

* Worth hearing
** Recommended
*** Essential listening

Reviews of books

Reviews of choral music

Key to classification of choral music:

E Easy
M Medium
D Difficult

Reviews of organ music

Key to classification of organ music:

E Easy
M Medium
D Difficult