Church Music Quarterly (CMQ) is the RSCM magazine, packed with advice, information, news and inspiration.
Whether you are a musician, clergy member or someone who simply enjoys church music you’ll learn from the experts and find out about the RSCM’s work and mission.
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The December 2016 edition of CMQ features a timeline of church music history from the synagogue to the present day. A bibliography of further reading is provided here to accompany the timeline.
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Hymns, the Word and the World by the Revd Dr Andrew Pratt (CMQ March 2015)
What have the Psalms done for us? by the Rt Revd Gordon Mursell (CMQ March 2014)
The Spirit and the Mind by RSCM Director Andrew Reid (CMQ March 2013)
We three kings of Orient aren’t by Nick Page (CMQ December 2012)
Joining the bandwidth by Vicky Beeching (CMQ March 2012)
Recorded accompaniments – should they be used? (CMQ March 2012)
Voice for Life in the school (CMQ September 2011)
Songs for all ages by Gill Ambrose (CMQ September 2009)
Mission-shaped music by Andrew Maries (CMQ June 2009)
Serving the whole body of believers: an interview with Keith Getty (CMQ June 2009)
The Hymn Society of Great Britain and Ireland has issued a collection of prayers from hymns by Gordon Giles, many of which originated in CMQ in Gordon’s ‘Hymn meditation’ articles. Go to online shop for more details.