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A Century of Cathedral Music Open new window
The results of five surveys of cathedral music conducted in the United Kingdom over the past century. In particular, it reflects the collection and collation of nearly 40,000 items of cathedral music during 1998, and compares these with previous surveys of 1986, 1958, 1938 and 1898. [NB: The website is now defunct - the link takes you to the Amazon page] (Added 1-Sep-2001, updated 20-Aug-2002)
URL: http://www.acapella2000.cjb.net/

Abergavenny Music Open new window
An independent specialist Classical Music shop located on the south-eastern edge of Wales. Can supply any CD recording currently available in the UK, post-free, wherever you are. (Added 13-May-1999, updated 20-Jan-2003)
URL: http://www.abermusic.com/

Academy of St Cecilia Open new window
An early music social and learned society. Members are admitted as either Fellows or Hon.Fellows. Meetings and concerts are held twice a year. (Added 28-Jan-2002, updated 23-Apr-2003)
URL: http://www.academyofsaintcecilia.com/

Acoustic Arrangements - Audio Visual solutions for Churches Open new window
Providing audio-visual solutions to churches, schools and other such environments and having many years of experience working within a wide range of buildings and catering for differing worship styles. (Added 7-Dec-2002)
URL: http://www.a-a.uk.com/

Adoration Publishing Company, Denver CO USA Open new window
Choral and organ music publisher for churches who wish newly written musical works in the classical tradition. All music is sold and delivered on-line from the web site and photocopied by directors for use in their churches and schools. (Added 8-Jul-2002)
URL: http://adorationpublishing.com/

Alexander Campkin, Composer and conductor Open new window
Alexander Campkin is an award-winning young British composer and conductor. His work is regularly commissioned, performed and broadcast throughout the UK, Europe, the US and South America. He studied Music at Oxford, the Royal Academy of Music and in Vienna. (Added 20-Apr-2012)
URL: http://www.alexandercampkin.co.uk/

All Things Bright and Beautiful Open new window
History of the use of hymns in worship, their authors and the British choirs that perform 70 popular Christian hymns and anthems on the recording "All Things Bright & Beautiful". (Added 13-May-1999, updated 12-Aug-2004)
URL: http://www.grahamwright.ca/

Almost Angels Open new window
A new boychoir site dedicated to cathedral church music, but also featuring boy treble soloists and singers. This site is partnered with 'Treble' a worldwide boychoir forum. (Added 28-Apr-2002)
URL: http://www.almostangels.org/cathedral.htm

Andrew Booth's Anthems, Hymn Tunes & Miscellany Open new window
Andrew is the Director of Music and head organist of St. Bartholomew's Parish Church, Old Whittington, Chesterfield. Andrew is freelance and is available to play for services, weddings, and funerals for Churches of different denominations both locally and nationally. Please see his web site for examples of his organ compositions. (Added 31-Jul-2006)
URL: http://www.composerscorner.co.uk/

Anglican Church Music Open new window
Resources and links for Anglican and Episcopal church musicians. (Added 18-Apr-1999)
URL: http://www.churchmusic.org.uk/

Anglican Music Collection Catalog Open new window
The catalog of a large collection of recorded Anglican music, representing choirs from around the English-speaking world. (Added 24-Nov-1999)
URL: http://anglicanmusic.freeservers.com/

Anglican Music mailing list Open new window
Anglican-Music began as a forum for Anglican (including Episcopal) church musicians to post their lists of hymns, service settings, and choral and organ music and to share ideas for what is appropriate for each Sunday and holy day. It continues with this purpose but also now features much discussion of Anglican music spirituality, history, personalities, issues, trends, and philosophies. (Added 25-Jun-1999, updated 10-Jan-2005)
URL: http://mail.stsams.org/mailman/listinfo/anglican-music_stsams.org

Anglican Online Hymnal Open new window
This online hymnal contains texts and MIDI files of tunes used in much of the English-speaking world, with particular emphasis on the Anglican tradition. Currently, fifty-two Anglican hymnals from the past 140 years have been indexed. (Added 13-May-1999)
URL: http://www.oremus.org/hymnal/

Anglican Shop Open new window
Anglicanshop.com is the first exclusively online shop serving the needs of the Anglican Church. Devised and managed by Kevin Mayhew Publishers, it was launched at the National Christian Resources Exhibition in May 2007. (Added 18-May-2007)
URL: http://www.anglicanshop.com/

Anglicans Online Open new window
The definitive source of news, information and links to do with the Anglican Church worldwide. Updated weekly. (Added 12-May-1999, updated 31-Oct-2010)
URL: http://anglicansonline.org/

Art of Music, The Open new window
The Art of Music: publications and music engraving/typesetting. Publications include SATB version with descant of Coe Fen (How shall I sing that majesty), A Celtic Prayer (Beetschen), and works by John Harper. Excellent quality music engraving and typesetting services for RSCM, Church House Publishing (Common Worship volumes), Plainsong and Medieval Music Society, Panel of Monastic Musicians and many others. (Added 3-Jul-2008)
URL: http://theartofmusic.com/

Association of Anglican Musicians, USA Open new window
Official Site of the Association of Anglican Musicians (AAM). (Added 11-Apr-2000)
URL: http://www.anglicanmusicians.org/

Banks and Sons Ltd Open new window
Music Publisher (Added 12-May-1999)
URL: http://www.banksmusic.co.uk/

Bernard Heyes Composer of Eight Organ Symphonies Open new window
The music of Bernard J D Heyes, composer, musician and teacher. Descriptions of his works and free extracts to download. (Added 28-Jun-2006)
URL: http://www.heyes.fslife.co.uk/

Book of Common Prayer Open new window
A Comprehensive Resource for the Book of Common Prayer, including sections formatted as the original. (Added 17-Feb-2002)
URL: http://justus.anglican.org/resources/bcp/

Boosey & Hawkes Music Publishers Ltd Open new window
The Boosey & Hawkes Music Shop where choral and organ music from all publishers can be sourced. Links to useful resource for repertoire planning featuring Boosey & Hawkes house composers. (Added 15-Apr-2002, updated 12-Jul-2003)
URL: http://www.boosey.com/pages/shop/

Boychoir - Past, Present and Future Open new window
An extraordinary website devoted to the art form of boychoir, as well as choirs of men and boys. Planned are pages devoted to research as well as help for aspiring boychoir directors. (Added 30-Nov-2001)
URL: http://boychoirs.org/

Boychoir Symposium Open new window
A site dedicated to boy treble singing. (Added 12-May-1999)
URL: http://www.treble.org/

Boyssound Records Open new window
Boyssound Records is a small record company in the netherlands, specialized in records of boys choirs. (Added 4-Aug-2002)
URL: http://www.boyssound.com/

British Choirs on the Net Open new window
Links to a massive number of Sacred & Secular Choirs in the British Isles. (Added 12-May-1999)
URL: http://www.choirs.org.uk/

CM Almy - Outfitters to the church and clergy since 1892 Open new window
For more than a century the people of Almy have outfitted choirs with timeless style, quality tailoring and friendly, helpful service. (Added 28-Oct-2003)
URL: http://www.almy.com/

Campaign for the Defence of the Traditional Cathedral Choir Open new window
(Added 24-Apr-2001)
URL: http://www.cdtcc.org.uk/

Can Bass 1 Open new window
The daily life of a Cathedral singer and sometime singing teacher (Added 20-Jun-2008)
URL: http://cantorisbass.blogspot.com/

Canossa Compositions Open new window
Choral and organ scores, free to download for Christian worship. Includes Helen Williams setting of the Christina Rossetti poem "Love is the Key". (Added 28-Oct-2007)
URL: http://www.canossa.co.uk/compositions.html

Cantate Music Press Open new window
Publishers of Quality Choral Music (Added 11-Jun-1999)
URL: http://www.cantatemusicpress.com/

CanticaNOVA Publications Open new window
CanticaNOVA Publications provides "Traditional Music for the Contemporary Church." We specialize in music rooted in the texts and traditions of the Liturgy. (Added 22-Aug-1999, updated 21-Feb-2002)
URL: http://www.canticanova.com/

Cantoris Records Open new window
An expanding catalogue of choral and organ music. On-line catalogue and ordering. (Added 13-May-1999, updated 18-Aug-2001)
URL: http://www.cantoris.co.uk/

Cathedral Choir Pubs Open new window
Map showing location of UK and worldwide cathedrals and the local pubs favoured by the choir. (Added 25-Sep-2006)
URL: http://www.imbibit.co.uk/

Cathedral Press Music Open new window
Cathedral Press Music (Added 24-Aug-2005)
URL: http://www.cathedralpressmusic.co.uk/

Charter Travel - Custom Designed Choir Tours in UK & Ireland Open new window
We have 20yrs experience of designing tours in the UK and Ireland. Each tour is different because each persons requirements are different. Whether you want a residency or a countrywide tour, for 12 people or 120 we can design your ideal tour. (Added 22-Aug-2002)
URL: http://www.charter-travel.com/

Chester Music & Novello & Co Open new window
Music Publisher (Added 12-May-1999)
URL: http://www.chesternovello.com/

Children's Choir Music Open new window
A source of lectionary based anthems for youth and children's choirs. Also contains information about the Seraph, Teen, and Boy's Choirs at St. James Church and Academy in Monkton, Maryland. (Added 19-Feb-2007)
URL: http://www.childrenschoirmusic.com/

Choir Schools' Association Open new window
44 schools attached to cathedrals, churches and college chapels around the country giving pupils unlimited access to a first-class schooling and musical training. (Added 16-Apr-2002)
URL: http://www.choirschools.org.uk/

ChoirWorks: Sacred choral music for LDS and Christian church choirs Open new window
Sacred choral music for church choirs (free extracts). Anthems, hymn arrangements and hymns in PDFs for immediate download and print. Free MP3 practice accompaniment for most titles. (Added 1-Aug-2005)
URL: http://choirworks.com/

Choirs of St Albans home page Open new window
Sacred and secular choral music from St Albans (Added 11-Jul-1999)
URL: http://www.choirsofstalbans.org.uk/

Choposa Music Open new window
Primarily traditional church anthems, plus some material of a "gospel" nature. Secular/sacred solos, plus a small amount of original piano pieces. (Added 25-Aug-2005)
URL: http://www.choposamusic.com/

Choral Music by Crawford R. Thoburn Open new window
Quality choral literature for church, school, and community; info on 100+ published compositions, arrangements, and editions for mixed and treble voices, a cappella and accompanied. Reviews, repertoire suggestions, ordering tips, noteworthy performances, (Added 26-May-1999, updated 22-Mar-2010)
URL: http://www.MusicByThoburn.com/

Choral Public Domain Library Open new window
Begun in December 1998, CPDL is one of the world's largest free sheet music sites. You can use CPDL to find scores, texts, translations, and information about composers. (Added 15-Feb-2007)
URL: http://www.cpdl.org/

Choral Works - Note Perfect Training Open new window
These aids will assist individuals and choirs in becoming note perfect. By listening to the notes, learning them in advance, you can prepare yourself or your choir to sing competently from the very start; rehearsal time can effectively be better utilised for working on dynamics and presentation. Our most popular is Handel's "Messiah" (Added 4-Mar-2003)
URL: http://www.note-perfect.net/

ChoralNet Open new window
International choirs resource site (Added 12-May-1999)
URL: http://www.choralnet.org/

ChoralWeb Publishing Inc Open new window
Music Publisher (Added 12-May-1999)
URL: http://www.choralweb.com/

Chris Morton Music Open new window
Flute and choral compositions by Chris Morton. (Added 20-May-2010)
URL: http://www.chrismortonmusic.co.uk/

Christian Copyright Licensing Open new window
The people that legally let you photocopy words from hymn books. (Added 12-May-1999)
URL: http://www.ccli.co.uk/

Christians on the Internet Open new window
UK organisation to promote internet use in the church (Added 12-May-1999)
URL: http://www.coin.org.uk/

Christopher Evans Open new window
Retired head teacher, organist at St. John's Methodist Church, Wolverhampton, composer, mainly of organ music. (Added 1-Oct-2008)
URL: http://members.sibeliusmusic.com/chrisevans.sibeliusmusic.com

Church Music Society Open new window
This is the web site of the Church Music Society. Members enjoy a substantial discount on all purchases of music published by the Society. (Added 27-Nov-2002)
URL: http://www.church-music.org.uk/

Church Music Training Open new window
A site for church musicians in the Diocese of Salisbury and beyond. Resources, training courses and workshops, vacancies for organists. (Added 21-Sep-2005, updated 19-Jan-2008)
URL: http://www.churchmusictraining.com/

Church Music of David McCarthy Open new window
Episcopal church music (for choirs and handbell choirs), in modern classical style, available for purchase. Sample PDF's and MIDI files online. (Added 13-May-2008)
URL: http://www.davidmccarthymusic.com/

Church Times Online Open new window
The world's leading Anglican weekly newspaper. (Added 12-May-1999)
URL: http://www.churchtimes.co.uk/

Church of England | Common Worship Open new window
Common Worship. A section of the Church of England web site dedicated to the new generation of worship material published in November 2000. Texts, resources, news and downloads to help you and your church. (Added 17-Feb-2002)
URL: http://www.cofe.anglican.org/worship/liturgy/commonworship/

Church-Organist.org.uk Open new window
Discussion & Support for all those involved in the arcane art of accompanying liturgy (Added 24-Mar-2008)
URL: http://www.church-organist.org.uk/

ChurchWorldDirect Open new window
ChurchWorldDirect is a directory for church supplies, christian businesses, home school resources, products, services and more. (Added 11-Oct-2001)
URL: http://www.churchworlddirect.com/

Cloister Records - specialists in recording choir, organ and chamber music Open new window
A guideline to Cloister Records, including the service offered, price guide, contact details and examples of recent recordings. (Added 10-Dec-2002)
URL: http://www.cloister-records.co.uk/

Colin Mawby Open new window
His music is sung in thousands of churches throughout the world, and ranges from the most demanding (for professional choirs and players only) to the affectingly simple, suitable for children's choirs and amateur groups. (Added 25-Sep-2006)
URL: http://www.colinmawby.com/

Collegiate Apparel Open new window
An American manufacturer of Robes and Quality Accessories for Clergy, Choir, Judicial, Baptismal, Confirmation, School, and Academic Pride by Collegiate Apparel (Added 14-Mar-2003)
URL: http://www.robes.com/

Composer James Douglas (b 1932-) Open new window
Composer James Douglas has written many choral works including Visions of Glory and 'O Sing unto the Lord' 2 choral collections for either unaccompanied or accmpanied choirs. (Added 1-Sep-2008)
URL: http://www.caritas-music.co.uk/james_douglas.html

Composer Tim Knight Open new window
Site for Composer Tim Knight, composer of works in most genres including Church and Organ, many published works and performances both here and in the USA. (Added 28-Sep-2001)
URL: http://www.tim-knight.20m.com/

Continuo Music Services Open new window
Instrumental or vocal arrangements of the latest worship songs or traditional church music. Your own music typeset and printed. Parts transposed or modified according to ability. Copyright permissions obtained for you. (Added 20-Sep-2005)
URL: http://www.continuomusic.co.uk/

Coventry Music Open new window
United States record label, featuring the Saint Michael's Singers, as well as other internationally renowned sacred music artists. (Added 17-Oct-2001, updated 8-Apr-2002)
URL: http://www.coventrymusic.com/

Culver Music Open new window
Suppliers of choral and organ music. Chamber organ and harpsichord hire. Organ advisory service. Organist available. (Added 5-Jan-2002, updated 25-Aug-2006)
URL: http://www.culvermusic.piczo.com/

DM Music for Churches Open new window
DM Music are the largest installer of PA equipment to Churches in the UK. It also has over a thousand MIDI files available, ranging from contemporary choruses to traditional hymns. Midi files are truely versatile and can be used as backing music in large Churches or a house group or even tuition for an individual musician. (Added 11-Oct-2001)
URL: http://www.dmmusic.com/

David Summer - Trumpet and Flute Open new window
David Summer has been playing the Trumpet and Flute professionaly for over 25 years. He specializes in playing for church services throughout Massachusetts and Rhode Island. (Added 15-Jul-1999)
URL: http://www.summersong.net/

Delphian Records Ltd Open new window
Edinburgh's independent classical record label - the label in the Festival City. (Added 22-Mar-2007)
URL: http://www.delphianrecords.co.uk/

Douglas Brooks-Davies Open new window
Composer of church music, mainly SATB anthems. Site also contains choral arrangements. Free download. (Added 28-Dec-2005)
URL: http://members.sibeliusmusic.com/Douglas%20Brooks-Davies

Douglas' Music Page Open new window
A website of use to Church Musicians and Music Teachers. Free information, anthems, settings, arrangements for school orchestras and varied ensembles will be a feature. Visit regularly for updates to the libraries. Come and play the new Hugh Banton organ in Sheffield! (Added 5-Sep-2003, updated 13-Feb-2007)
URL: http://www.douglaspjones.co.uk/

Dr. June Nixon Open new window
Australian Cathedral Organist, Choir Director and Composer. (Added 21-May-2001)
URL: http://www.junenixon.com/

Dublin & Glendalough Church Music Committee Open new window
The website of the the Church Music Committee of the Dublin and Glendalough Anglican Diocese, Ireland (Added 6-Jun-2006)
URL: http://www.churchmusicdublin.org/

Durham Chorister School Open new window
School site, with pages on Cathedral Choir and Old Choristers (Added 27-Jul-1999)
URL: http://www.choristers.durham.sch.uk/

Early English Church Music Open new window
www.eecm.net is a new site selling digital sheet music of titles found in the acclaimed Early English Church Music (EECM) series [www.eecm.net]. Over 600 individual choral titles from the 45 critical editions in the EECM series, covering works by 49 different composers are now available for sale as Adobe Acrobat PDF files. (Added 21-Mar-2006)
URL: http://www.eecm.net/

Edition Michael Procter Open new window
A very large catalogue or sacred music chiefly of the Renaissance, in affordable but sound editions. Many 'first editions' including Masses by Croce, Andrea Gabrieli, Willaert... (Added 26-Sep-2005)
URL: http://www.Edition-MP.com/

Edition Music Contact Open new window
Publisher for German and international choral music of contemporary composers from all over the world. Specializing in church music. Just visit our homepage and enjoy! (Added 16-Jun-2009)
URL: http://www.edition-music-contact.com/

Encore Music Services Open new window
A printed music hire library, which loans sets of vocal and orchestral music to music groups and individuals for performance or study purposes. Borrowers include choirs, orchestras, educational establishments and operatic societies. (Added 1-Jun-2006)
URL: http://www.hullcc.gov.uk/portal/page?_pageid=221,99152&_dad=portal&_schema=PORTAL

Encore Publications Open new window
Specialist publishers of church music. Aim is to provide musical works of differing styles that will enrich Christian worship across a spectrum of church traditions. The catalogue comprises a comprehensive collection of sheet music publications by leading composers and church musicians. Many of these choral and organ works are newly composed and published for the first time, including some items that have been stimulated by the liturgical developments of recent years. The sacred pieces published provide an excellent resource for choirs of all kinds in parish churches and cathedrals, schools and colleges, as well as those associated with other youth or community organisations. (Added 25-Nov-2003, updated 18-Jan-2006)
URL: http://www.encorepublications.com/

Eschenbach Editions Open new window
Publishers of Choral Music, suitable for small or large groups, also much Music for the Organ, as well as many other Church publications. Exclusive Publisher for the music of Scottish Composer James Douglas (Added 1-Sep-2008)
URL: http://www.caritas-music.co.uk/

European Musician Open new window
European webshop for keyboard and organ players, choirs and all kind of musicians (Added 21-Jul-2001)
URL: http://www.europeanmusician.com/

Family Worship Resources Open new window
Songs that are ideal for use in all-age worship and for use with children's choirs; free monthly newsletter. (Added 9-Feb-2000)
URL: http://www.familyworship.org.uk/

Federation of Cathedral Old Choristers' Associations Open new window
Promoting the work of Old Choristers' Associations worldwide, including producing the magazine 'Once a Chorister'. (Added 11-Apr-2002)
URL: http://www.fcoca.org/

Fitzjohn Music Publications Open new window
Publisher of new editions of high quality Organ Music which is from the Baroque, Classical and Romantic periods.Much of the music is not available elsewhere or has been out of print for many years. Also mostly easy Sacred Choral Music for the small choir, and Sacred Vocal solos. (Added 23-Apr-2007)
URL: http://www.impulse-music.co.uk/fitzjohnmusic.htm

Free Sheet Music Open new window
Locate thousands of free sheet music downloads, lessons, tips, and articles. (Added 25-Jun-2002)
URL: http://www.freesheetmusic.net/Spiritual.html

Friends of Cathedral Music Open new window
Should we retain our heritage of choral music? Are you interested in cathedral music? Do you want to keep our cathedral choirs? Cathedral Choirs are here today, but may be gone tomorrow. It would be easy to destroy a distinctive and envied tradition built up over 400 years. Should it be allowed to happen? If you think not, then why not join the Friends of Cathedral Music? (Added 12-May-1999)
URL: http://www.fcm.org.uk/

Frog Music Press - the Rodgers Organ Users's Group home Open new window
Organists from around the world who play Rodgers Organ share music, MIDI and ideas. Frog Music publishes manuals and music for the Rodgers Organ. (Added 4-Feb-2007)
URL: http://www.frogmusic.com/

Gabriel Jackson Open new window
Webpage of composer Gabriel Jackson. Output includes a number of liturgical pieces written for some of Britain's leading cathedral choirs. (Added 17-May-1999)
URL: http://www.bmic.co.uk/composers/cv_details.asp?ComposerID=1159

Glastonbury Abbey Open new window
Traditionally the oldest above-ground Christian church in the world. A Christian sanctuary so ancient that only legend can record its origin... (Added 13-May-1999)
URL: http://www.glastonburyabbey.com/

Godzone Hymns Open new window
Visit this site to hear Poiema Voices sing distinctive hymns by the Anglican poet and composer, Jane Simpson. Has mp3 sound clips from their 62-minute CD 'Tussocks Dancing'. Music available in SATB parts with organ or piano accompaniment. You can order the CD, music and parish licences directly from Godzone Hymns, New Zealand-based music publisher. (Added 2-Sep-2002)
URL: http://www.godzonehymns.com/

GraemeMorton Open new window
Choral music for the Church Choir from a leading Australian church musician. (Added 17-Jul-2009)
URL: http://www.graememorton.com.au/

Gramophone Magazine Open new window
The world's oldest classical music magazine-offering CD reveiws, news and classical concert information (Added 9-May-2000, updated 30-Nov-1999)
URL: http://www.gramophone.co.uk/

Gresham Books Limited Open new window
Publishers of bespoke hymn books for schools and churches. Also suppliers of choral and orchestral folders. (Added 4-Apr-2007)
URL: http://www.gresham-books.co.uk/

Guild of Church Musicians Open new window
The Guild is a fellowship of those who sincerely desire to offer the best in music to the service of the Church, both amateur and professional church musicians being unified in a common ideal. (Added 12-May-1999, updated 1-Aug-2002)
URL: http://www.churchmusicians.org/

Haig Mardirosian Open new window
Website of the organist, composer, church musician, writer, and academic. (Added 14-Sep-2004)
URL: http://www.haigmardirosian.com/

Hancock & Monks Music Emporium Open new window
Long established classical music shop selling new and used classical CDs, DVDs, secondhand sheet music (including choral sets) and books on music. On-line catalogue. World wide mail order. (Added 18-May-2002, updated 9-Oct-2002)
URL: http://www.hancockandmonks.co.uk/

Herald AV Publications Open new window
Herald is an recording Company with a proven track record. We have worked with many prestigious artists in a number of famous locations. Our recording equipment is state-of-the-art, and we continue to win accolades from the classical music press. (Added 20-Apr-2003)
URL: http://www.heraldav.co.uk/

How shall I keep from singing Open new window
Diary of a very ordinary chorister in a very ordinary parish church in the Westcountry. At least that's how it seems today. Maybe one day it will all seem quite unusual. (Added 7-Jun-2009)
URL: http://chorister.wibsite.com/?r

Hyperion Records Open new window
Independent British classical label with a catalogue currently comprising of nearly 1000 CDs (approximately 80 new titles each year) of high-quality recordings of music of all styles and from all periods from the twelfth century to the twentieth. Catalogue and sound clips. (Added 13-May-1999)
URL: http://www.hyperion-records.co.uk/

If I Have Not Love - Christian wedding song Open new window
A song based on 1 Corinthians 13, available as solo and duet (which can be used by two-part choir). An excellent song for weddings, anniversaries, and other celebrations of God's love. Sheet music available as shareware, with donations to church appreciated. (Added 12-Mar-2002)
URL: http://jodavidsmeyer.com/snw/music/if_i_have_not_love.htm

In Quires and Places where they sing Open new window
A collection of recorded music from choirs primarily singing in the English cathedral tradition (Added 8-Jul-2004)
URL: http://www.inquiresandplaces.com/

Karl Kohlhase, Contemporary Christian Music and Choral Selections Open new window
Contemporary Christian music CD, free choir music, new hymns and lyrics by Karl Kohlhase. (Added 5-Apr-2003)
URL: http://www.k4communications.com/karl/

Kevin Mayhew Publishers Open new window
Offers a large catalogue of organ music, choral music and recordings. Titles include Hymns Old & New and The Sunday Organist. Composers include Malcolm Archer and Colin Mawby. Orders can be placed online. (Added 30-Jan-2006)
URL: http://www.kevinmayhew.com/

Lammas Records Open new window
Choral and organ music recordings from Britain's cathedrals and churches. Full product list, shopping basket and on-line ordering of CD's. Sound clips available. (Added 13-May-1999, updated 18-Aug-2001)
URL: http://www.lammas.co.uk/

Lay-Clerks Mailing List Open new window
An e-mail mailing list for the Lay Clerks, Choral Scholars, Lay Vicars, Vicars Choral and other assorted Gentlemen of the Cathedral and Collegiate Choirs of the United Kingdom. You can use it to discuss and exchange news and gossip of events, vacancies, recordings, social activities and the like. (Added 13-May-1999, updated 24-Jul-2002)
URL: http://uk.groups.yahoo.com/group/lay-clerks/

Linn Records: The Real Sound of Music Open new window
Independent record label offering choral music from the Renaissance to the present day, along with classical and jazz music recorded to audiophile standards. (Added 21-Aug-2003)
URL: http://www.linnrecords.com/

Lorelei Music Open new window
Mainly sacred choral music composed by US composer, Arlen Clarke. Accessible, challenging, melodic and beautiful. A cappella and accompanied. (Added 16-Apr-2007)
URL: http://www.arlenclarke.com/

Martin How - Composer & Musician Open new window
Website of Martin How, Composer and Musician (Added 1-Jun-2006)
URL: http://www.martinhow.com/

Master of Music Open new window
Music at Westminster Cathedral, and the home page of Martin Baker, Master of Music (Added 15-Mar-2006)
URL: http://www.masterofmusic.org/

Melrose Music MM Open new window
Publisher of 17th & 18th century and Contemporary Choral, Vocal & Instrumental music (including many works by Irish composers). New music is continually being added to our lists, much of which is suitable for Anglican Services. (Added 11-Aug-2002)
URL: http://www.melrosemusic.ie/

Merbecke's 1550 Booke of Common Praire Noted Open new window
MP3 Recordings and PDF sheet music files from a performance of the Merbecke setting. Performed by Virginia Theological Seminary Motet Choir (Added 8-Nov-1999)
URL: http://www.vts.edu/2001/vts/merbecke.htm

Mick Truman.com Open new window
Mick Truman, composer of music for use in christian worship, church services and liturgies, schools and worship communities. View music online, download MP3 and sheet music of pieces by Mick Truman. (Added 13-Oct-2006)
URL: http://www.micktruman.com/

Mister Standman music stands Open new window
Fine handmade custom wooden music stands in several designs - USA (Added 13-May-1999)
URL: http://www.misterstandman.com/

Mobile Candle Holders for Choirs Open new window
How does a singer sing, walk, hold a candle, and the music AND turn the pages?? With the new, simple but ingenious Candle Holder for Choirs (Added 19-Oct-2001)
URL: http://www.qikweb.com/candleholdersforchoirs/

Mowbray Publishing Open new window
This website features the music of Thomas Mowbray: anthems, solos, organ, piano, handbells, instrumental. (Added 22-Jul-2001)
URL: http://mowbraypublishing.homestead.com/

Music Resources for Smaller Churches Open new window
Site provides quality music resources suitable for small churches. All music is performed by church musicians, and is available free to churches, church groups, and any who enjoying listening to Christian music (Added 26-Aug-2006)
URL: http://smallchurchmusic.com/

Music for Church Choirs Open new window
The Church Choir Music resource. Forming and training a choir, singing Gregorian Chant, Christmas Carols, hymns, psalms, choosing music for a wedding or funeral, and choirtraining tips from the experts. (Added 5-Jan-2004)
URL: http://www.music-for-church-choirs.com/

Music for Church Worship Open new window
Hymn, psalm, song and liturgical settings in a range of styles. Includes settings of Timothy Dudley-Smith texts. Also music for small churches. (Added 1-Jul-1999, updated 6-Jul-2003)
URL: http://www.servicemusic.org.uk/

Music-liturgy Tuition and Consultancy Open new window
I can provide advice and support to clergy, PCCs and other lay people leading to an increased understanding of the synergy between music and liturgy in Common Worship. Also tuition on the organ, piano and keyboard (York and surrounding area) at discounted rates are available for those studying music as part of their role within the church. (Added 13-Mar-2006)
URL: http://www.johnbostock.co.uk/

Musical Association Musica Ficta - Rimini - Italy Open new window
The Music Association Musica Ficta arranges concerts and workshops, especially in choral music. In June will take place in Rimini, Italy, a workshop with Peter Phillips and Ghislaine Morgan (Tallis Scholars) (Added 21-Feb-2002)
URL: http://www.musicaficta.org/

New Anglican Church Music Open new window
A forum and source for new church music composition - principally for non-professional singers/players. (Added 19-Jan-2006)
URL: http://www.musicaanglicana.org.uk/

Of Choristers - ancient and modern Open new window
A history of cathedral choir schools in England and Scotland (Added 29-Dec-2004)
URL: http://www.ofchoristers.net/

Organ hymn accompaniments Open new window
Hundreds of organ hymn accompaniments and pieces played by John Keys, Director of Music of St Mary's, Nottingham. Available in CD and MP3 form. (Added 23-Apr-2008)
URL: http://www.hymncds.com/

OxRecs Digital Open new window
Recording company that are specialists in CD recordings of pipe organs and choirs. (Added 22-Mar-1999)
URL: http://www.oxrecs.com/

Oxford, Christ Church Cathedral School Open new window
The school rather than Cathedral website, but the above URL links to information on the choristers also links to RealAudio clips from Nimbus Records. (Added 18-Apr-1999, updated 26-Jul-2001)
URL: http://www.cccs.org.uk/

Paraclete Press Sacred Music Open new window
For church and university choirs, organists and instrumentalists, Paraclete Press offers traditional, sacred choral, organ and instrumental compositions that enhance the work of worship through the seasons and celebrations of the church year, written and arranged by contemporary musicians. The quality of our pieces challenges musicians to develop their talents while participating in the sacred and joyful art of worship. For orders shipping to the UK, please visit: enquiries@cathedral-music.co.uk (Added 5-Oct-2010)
URL: http://www.paracletepress.com/

Paul Ayres's website Open new window
Site of composer, conductor and organist Paul Ayres: includes catalogue of compositions: canticles, anthems, settings, etc (Added 6-Jun-1999)
URL: http://home.clara.net/paulayres/

Paul Wigmore Lyrics Open new window
A statement of what I have on offer. Blog: photography and life stories including the way I came to find myself writing hymns and my current work as a lyricist for hymns and choral music. (Added 10-Sep-2011)
URL: http://paulwigmore.co.uk/

Pavel Kolpakov - Composer / Arranger Open new window
Music in MP3 for symphony orchestra, choir, organ and different ensembles. On your Commission, I can provide you with original compositions or arrangements of your material. (Added 12-Oct-2004)
URL: http://www.pavel-kolpakov.com/

Peter Pindar Stearns Open new window
This composer's works and information (Added 11-Aug-2004)
URL: http://www.ppstearns.net/

Phillip Truckenbrod Concert Artists Open new window
Representing English Cathedral Choirs and eminent international organists as well as other notable ensembles throughout North America. (Added 16-Apr-2002)
URL: http://www.concertartists.com/

Praise Him with your singing Open new window
This site contains a collection of music written for use in St Matthew's Church, Oxford, by Peter Foster. It includes Psalm settings, hymns and songs, in a variety of styles, for choir, music group or congregation. (Added 1-Oct-2001)
URL: http://petertfoster.tripod.com/

Praise Service Accompaniments Open new window
Church organ style accompaniments for traditional Christian hymns and carols; also, pipe organ voluntaries and sacred classical music on CD. (Added 26-Jan-2000)
URL: http://www.cecilia-recordings.co.uk/

Prayer Book Society Open new window
Seeking to defend and uphold that doctrine and to promote the worship enshrined in the Book of Common Prayer (Added 17-Apr-2002, updated 23-Jul-2006)
URL: http://www.prayerbook.org.uk/

Priory Records Open new window
Britain's Premier Church Label. Search the hundred's of Anglican Church Music CDs. Listen to Streaming audio samples. Discuss Music topics on the discussion board. Purchase CDs using the secure shopping system. (Added 2-May-2000)
URL: http://www.priory.org.uk/

RSCM - Northumbria Area Open new window
Details of the Northumbria Area of the RSCM. Area Committee members and forthcoming events. (Added 13-Feb-2004, updated 7-Jun-2009)
URL: http://www.rscmnorthumbria.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk/

RSCM Oxfordshire Open new window
Education and training for church musicians in the Diocese of Oxford. Details of festivals, courses and events in Oxfordshire and the adjoining areas, with links to background material and to other relevant sites. (Added 29-Jul-2004)
URL: http://www.rscm-oxford.org.uk/

RSCM Queensland Open new window
Come to Brisbane Australia in January 2009 for a sacred music experience like no other. (Added 29-Sep-2008)
URL: http://www.rscm.com.au/

RSCM Winchester Area Open new window
(Added 12-Feb-2002)
URL: http://www.hants.org.uk/rscmwinchester/

Raymond Weidner, composer, conductor, clinician Open new window
Web site of Raymond Weidner, American composer of choral music for church, cathedral, and concert choirs and service music for organ. (Added 10-Mar-2007)
URL: http://www.raymondweidner.com/

Regent Records Open new window
(Added 10-Sep-2001)
URL: http://www.regent-records.co.uk/

Richard Wilkins - composer of church music Open new window
View, listen and print accessible modern Anglican Church Music on this site. Richard Wilkins is a singer and writes music that is effective and able to be sung by most competant church choirs. (Added 14-Jun-2012)
URL: http://www.scoreexchange.com/profiles/richardjwilkins

Richardson and Gray Ltd. (tours) Open new window
Richardson and Gray are a tour company specializing in choral tours, residencies and pilgrimage tours in the UK and Europe. We will arrange all aspects of your tour, and we take pride in the personalized service that we offer. (Added 3-Mar-2004)
URL: http://www.richardsonandgray.com/

Ringing in the Worship Service Open new window
The role of, and ideas for, using handbells, handchimes or belleplates to contribute to the music of worship in churches (Added 13-May-1999)
URL: http://easyweb.easynet.co.uk/~claganach/RingInWorship.html

Royal School of Church Music Open new window
(Added 12-May-1999)
URL: http://www.rscm.com/

Royal School of Church Music, America Open new window
(Added 12-May-1999)
URL: http://www.rscmamerica.org/

Sarabande Music Open new window
Sarabande publishes the anthems, services, and organ music of the Canadian church musician David Cameron. It also gives access to his harmony and counterpoint texts. (Added 7-Aug-2005)
URL: http://www.sarabandesite.com/

Selah Publishing Co., Inc. Open new window
Selah is a publisher of quality church music for choirs, organists, and congregations. Includes a high proportion of Anglican/Episcopal composers and authors and music that works well in the Anglican liturgy. (Added 26-Aug-2004)
URL: http://www.selahpub.com/

Semitone Communications Limited Open new window
(Added 1-Jun-2006)
URL: http://www.semitone.co.uk/

Simon Lindley Open new window
Organist & Master of the Music at Leeds Parish Church, and Leeds City Organist, Dr Simon Lindley served as Peter Hurford's first fulltime assistant at St Albans before moving to Yorkshire in 1975. His site gives details of events and music at Leeds Parish Church and at Leeds Town Hall. (Added 9-Dec-2001)
URL: http://www.simonlindley.org.uk/

Spherical Editions Open new window
Publishers of music contemporary classical composer Robert Hugill, browse our on-line catalogue including wide selection of masses, motets and other liturgical music. Music samples including midi and mp3, buy on-line. (Added 11-Dec-2003)
URL: http://www.sphericaleditions.co.uk/

St Michael's College Society Open new window
Society of former pupils staff and friends of the former choir school of St Michael's College Tenbury Wells, Worcs. (Added 18-Apr-2002)
URL: http://www.smcsociety.co.uk/

Stainer & Bell Open new window
(Added 21-Mar-2006)
URL: http://www.stainer.co.uk/

Stanley Vann's Church Music Open new window
A resource to help you obtain Stanley Vann's music. (Added 28-Jan-2006)
URL: http://www.stanleyvannmusic.org.uk/

Steven McManus music Open new window
Free liturgical music for non-commercial use. Mass settings, Psalms, Hymns and Instrumentals. (Added 4-Aug-2007)
URL: http://www.donaghadee2000.freeserve.co.uk/music.htm

Sussex Church Music Foundation Open new window
SCMF provides workshops for Church Music Directors, Choirs, Singers, Organists, Clergy, Instrumentalists and all who lead worship in Sussex. Help is particularly provided for those with limited resources. Please visit our web site for details of forthcoming events. (Added 13-Dec-2005)
URL: http://www.scmf.org.uk/

Tallis Scholars Summer School Open new window
The Tallis Scholars Summer Schools are dedicated to exploring our great heritage of renaissance choral music, under the direction of Peter Phillips and members of the Tallis Scholars. Set in beautiful campus surroundings in the UK and USA, each of our summer schools welcomes singers from across the globe for an exhilarating week of music-making. (Added 10-Jan-2008)
URL: http://www.tsss.uk.com/

Tarik O'Regan Open new window
Published exclusively by Novello & Co. (www.chesternovello.co.uk) with seven earlier choral pieces by Oxford University Press (www.oup.co.uk/music), O'Regan has many liturgical choral compositions currently in print. (Added 26-Aug-2004)
URL: http://www.tarikoregan.com/index.html

Tarik O'Regan (composer) Open new window
Published by Oxford University Press (www.oup.co.uk/music) and Sulasol (Helsinki), Tarik O'Regan has several liturgical choral compositions in the OUP 'New Horizons' catalogue. (Added 26-Apr-2003)
URL: http://www.tarikoregan.com/

The Australian Guild of Church Musicians - AGCM Open new window
Founded in 2004, the Guild is an independent social and learned society for amateur and professional church musicians. There are Chat/Discussion Rooms. There are two levels of Membership, a Fellow (FAGCM) and that of Associate (AAGCM). The membership is free! (Added 15-Jan-2005)
URL: http://agcm.tripod.com/

The Book of Common Prayer Noted, of John Merbecke Open new window
(Added 17-Feb-2002)
URL: http://justus.anglican.org/resources/bcp/Merbecke.htm

The Cathedral Choir blog Open new window
This Blog was launched to record the minutiae of my life in an Anglican cathedral choir and in the big wide world, but at the moment I'm taking an extended period of time out of the cathedral choir, so that just leaves the big wide world I guess! (Added 20-Jun-2008)
URL: http://thecathedralchoir.blogspot.com/

The Choral Music of Allan Bevan Open new window
The web-site of the award-winning Canadian choral composer Allan Bevan. (Added 11-Mar-2004)
URL: http://www.allanbevan.ca/

The Cyber Hymnal Open new window
Thousands of Christian hymns and Gospel songs: lyrics, MIDI files, scores, pictures, history and more. Searchable. Advanced autoplay feature. Free downloads! (Added 7-Apr-2002, updated 19-Jan-2009)
URL: http://www.hymntime.com/tch/

The Diary of a Classical Music Publisher Open new window
The Diary and What happens in the life of a Classical Music Publisher, by Caritas Music Publishing. Photos or recent concerts are also available (Added 1-Sep-2008)
URL: http://blog.caritas-music.co.uk/

The Friends of Anglican Music Open new window
"The Friends of Anglican Music" is an organisation based in Melbourne, Australia, which seeks to sing music which is peculiarly Anglican. We meet four times a year at different churches around Melbourne to sing a service of Choral Evensong. (Added 20-Mar-2007)
URL: http://www.timclarke.net/foam/foam.html

The HymnQuest Project Open new window
HymnQuest is a unique software program developed by The Pratt Green Trust, a charity devoted to the advancement of hymnody and music in worship. It is the most comprehensive ever published in its field, containing over 31,369 first lines and choruses, the full text of 18,611 hymns and songs from some 350 hymn books and publications. (Added 21-Mar-2006)
URL: http://www.hymnquest.com/

The Irish Guild of Organists and Choristers Open new window
An international interdenominational society of church musicians that publishes a web-based newsletter and hosts an email discussion group. Membership is free to individuals and choirs and members are entitled to wear the academic dress of the Guild. (Added 21-Mar-2004)
URL: http://mysite.freeserve.com/igoc

The Liturgical Music Courses Open new window
Website for a five day course in Hereford, singing services & a concert in the cathedrals of Hereford, Worcester & Gloucester (Added 23-Jan-2007, updated 31-Oct-2007)
URL: http://www.liturgicalmusic.co.uk/

The Official John West Web Site Open new window
An embryonic site dedicated to the life and music of John Ebenezer West (1863-1929). It has been created by Andrew Houston and reflects PhD research on West alongside other musical interests of the author and a brief autobiography. (Added 30-Jul-2003)
URL: http://www.geocities.com/fewsterman10/

The Sanders Society Open new window
Promoting the music and associated causes of the late Dr John Sanders, including a biennial composition competition for young composers. (Added 2-Sep-2008)
URL: http://www.sanderssociety.org.uk/

The Small Choirs Website Open new window
A site with over 200 pieces of free, downloadable music for church choirs with few or no men. Also, occasional Small Choirs Festivals are organised (Added 8-Aug-2008)
URL: http://www.small-choirs.org.uk/

The Wessex Psalter Open new window
The Wessex Psalter. A practical and accessible psalter for parish and cathedral choirs alike. Publication - November 2009. (Added 18-Apr-2010)
URL: http://www.wessexpsalter.co.uk/

Three Choirs Festival Open new window
The Official Three Choirs Festival Web Site (Added 12-May-1999)
URL: http://www.3choirs.org/

Ulster Society of Organists and Choirmasters Open new window
(Added 13-May-1999)
URL: http://dnausers.d-n-a.net/dnetzMNU/usoc/

Vernon Hoyle: Church Musician Open new window
Compositions and arrangements by Vernon Hoyle; published collections of church music edited jointly by Vernon Hoyle and Jonathan Wainwright; information for the "serious" church musician; professional services offered by Vernon Hoyle. (Added 9-Jan-2000, updated 5-May-2003)
URL: http://www.hatfieldyorks.freeserve.co.uk/

Waddy's Web Open new window
Christian music and writing. Grundy & Feather Music Series (new hymns/anthems/songs) (Added 17-Jan-2000)
URL: http://waddysweb.com/

Website of Dr Christopher Maxim Open new window
Website of Dr Christopher Maxim: Composer, conductor, organist, academic, critic, teacher. Site includes details of music composed by Chris and his choir The Giltspur Singers. (Added 29-Apr-2008)
URL: http://www.christophermaxim.co.uk/

West Gallery Music Association Open new window
The official site of WGMA - The West Gallery Music Association. Describes printed music, literature, recordings, and other resources relating to West Gallery music and Georgian psalmody in churches and chapels, both singing and instrumental. (Added 20-Dec-2002)
URL: http://www.wgma.org.uk/

White Light Publishing Open new window
Liturgical music for all occasions and needs by David Ogden, Alan Smith, Martin Le Poidevin and others. Choral, solo, accompanied, unaccompanied, for all seasons of the church year. (Added 7-Nov-2003)
URL: http://www.whitelightpublishing.co.uk/

Worship and Church Music Open new window
Its goal is to primarily serve the music ministry needs of the liturgical church musician as well as be a resource for non-liturgical musicians who wish to expand their knowledge and breadth to include some of the historical liturgical expressions of Christian worship in their churches. (Added 8-Jul-2002)
URL: http://worshipandchurchmusic.com/

gerontius.net Open new window
Choirs and choral concert listings in the whole of the UK. Searchable by date, area, type of choir; also a notice board for choirs and a forum dedicated to lesser-known choral music. (Added 22-Aug-2001)
URL: http://www.gerontius.net/

harmonia mundi Open new window
harmonia mundi is the largest independent producer of classical recordings in France, but harmonia mundi UK is also prized as a full-line music distributor! To explore the entire range of classical, labels which we distribute (and their complete offerings), please log on to our website, or visit a harmonia mundi boutique or a music retailer near you. (Added 24-Nov-2008)
URL: http://harmoniamundi.com/

layclerk Open new window
diary of a so-called professional cathedral musician (Added 10-Jul-2007)
URL: http://www.layclerk.org/weblog/

norththwestboroughmusic Open new window
Publisher of sacred choral music. (Added 4-Sep-2006)
URL: http://northwestborough.com/

notAmos Performing Editions Open new window
We present a growing catalogue of performing scores of music from the sixteenth, seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. Editing is kept to a minimum, particularly of interpretation and articulation; often little is provided beyond transcription, indicating original decoration, slurring, etc. but leaving the majority of realization to the knowledge and taste of the performer. (Added 14-Apr-2007)
URL: http://www.notamos.co.uk/choral-sacred.shtml

worldwide music international Open new window
World's leading provider of traditional church and organ music - printed music, books on music and recordings (all formats, all labels). (Added 3-Apr-2002, updated 4-Sep-2002)
URL: http://www.worldwidemusiconline.com/


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