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How beautiful upon the mountains – Sir John Stainer

During the 1960s and 70s it was a fashionable thing among musical elites not to like Stainer’s music. My professor of music when I was a student used to relate the possibly bad taste old joke “what do you think of Stainer’s Crucifixion?” (I’ll leave you to figure out the punch line). There are some… 
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Choir and Organ Tutorial Series 2023

Last year’s tutorial series on Psalms and Anthems, with Ralph Allwood and the Old Royal Naval College Chapel Choir, was so successful that it was decided to continue with a similar theme in 2023. Complementing roles of Director and Organist This year’s series emphasises the partnership between director and organist, showing how the roles complement… 
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There shall a star (from Christus) – Felix Mendelssohn

If you’re one of those who finds it annoying that Christmas seems to be done and dusted by the end of Advent, you’ll appreciate the January release of our recording of Mendelssohn’s “There shall a star”. Liturgically, the Christmas season runs from Christmas itself right through January and traditionally up to Candlemas in early February…. 
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Review of 2022

I am sure at the beginning of 2022 we were all feeling justly happy for the future. Covid was finally a disease that could be managed thanks to our amazing vaccines and the level of take up. Life was surely back to normal to stay. Recording another organ tutorial series My first ‘event’ of the… 
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