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A competition for RSCM Music Sunday

A competition for RSCM Music Sunday

  There has never been a better time to get your church involved with Music Sunday (10 June), the RSCM’s day to celebrate the work of all those who help to enhance Christian worship through music.   Piers Maxim, choral conductor, organist and composer, has written an anthem of joyful celebration, setting words by the RSCM’s founder, Sir Sydney […]

 

RSCM Chair of Council

RSCM Chair of Council

We are currently recruiting for a Chair of Council.  For more information please click the below link. Chair of Council additional information (June 2018) (1)

 

“Inspiring Music in Worship was our book of choice for our Lent discussions group”

“Inspiring Music in Worship was our book of choice for our Lent discussions group”

We are over the moon delighted with the positive feedback we have received, so far, about our new resource, in partnership with Praxis,  Inspiring Music in Worship:  A Short Course of Guided Conversations for Churches. Inspiring Music in Worship is a pioneering publication that recognises the importance of worship at the heart of Christian discipleship and that aims to inspire […]

 

Gordon Appleton

Gordon Appleton

Heartfelt sadness on the shocking news of the passing of Gordon Appleton. Gordon’s outstanding contribution to church musicians will be sorely missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family at this incredibly sad time. The funeral will be held on Friday 27 April at 12noon at Ripon Cathedral.  Family flowers only and any donations […]

 

Reviews of organ music, March 2018

E Easy M Medium D  Difficult EASY ORGAN MUSIC  A LITTLE GAELIC SUITE [E] Alan Smith Animus £3.00 These are three gentle and reflective settings of tunes published in the 19th-century Sacred Songs of the Gael. Although described as a ‘Suite’, this sequence of slow movements is more likely to be performed as three pieces, […]

 

CDs, March 2018

No CD reviews were included in the March edition of CMQ.

 

Reviews of choral music, March 2018

UPPER VOICES  IF YE LOVE ME [E] Paul Mealor Upper voices and organ        Novello NOV296758 £1.75 This is simple, beautiful and outstandingly effective. The simple melody is sung unison throughout, except for a single two-part chord at the climax, with a top G in the upper part (otherwise the top note is E). The organ […]

 

Books, March 2018

Books HIGH PERFORMANCE SINGING THE CHRISTER AND THE RACING CAR Anita Morrison Whole Self Singer: P/B 37pp. 978-1-5272-1291-6 £5.00 Also available for Kindle Subtitled ‘A guide to high performance singing’, this is a book on vocal health and performance written for children. Readers can gain a good idea of Anita Morrison’s approach from her article […]

 

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