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.
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: