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Sacred music composer Margaret Rizza explains why she thinks the work of the Royal School of Church Music is so important to the future of music in worship, and why she is a member of the RSCM Legacy Society.

John Rowlands-Pritchard introduces the RSCM Guide to Plainchant – a guide on the performance of ancient plainsong. It includes a revision of Dr Mary Berry’s “Plainchant for Everyone” and an extensive anthology of plainchant.

Rosemary Field describes the RSCM’s Strengthen for Service courses for ministers and worship leaders:

The Revd Richard Coles explains the importance of music in worship, and why his parish is taking part in RSCM Music Sunday:

St Mary’s Church, Finedon in Northamptonshire celebrates RSCM Music Sunday:

A performance for demonstration purposes of the Exsultet – the Easter song of praise:

Margaret Rizza talks about creating her new collection of music for the Morning, Midday, Evening and Night Prayers from the Daily Office – Officium Divinum – and the importance of meditation in her spiritual life:

Margaret Rizza talks about Officium Divinum, her settings of prayers for different times of the day published by the RSCM. This updated video incorporates sound and pictures from the recording session in Portsmouth Cathedral by the Convivium Singers:

Rosemary Field introduces the RSCM’s Lift up your Voice courses for those leading worship with little or no musical resources:

Eavesdrop on participants taking part in a Lift up your Voice course in Devon:


No choir or organist? – RSCM gives congregations back their singing


A report on the RSCM’s International Summer School held in York in 2013:

Pam Rhodes tells Stuart Robinson why hymns are so close to her heart, and also why she supports the Royal School of Church Music.



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