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- Organist Nicholas Gale dies aged 39
The former director of music at St George’s Cathedral Southwark Nicholas Gale has died in a motorcycle accident in Kensington
- Medal for Halsey
Simon Halsey has been awarded Her Majesty’s Medal for Music 2014
- Silbermann journal online
The journal of 18th-century organ builder Johann Andreas Silbermann has now been digitized and can be seen online
- JOHN MCCABE DIES
Music Sales has announced the death of composer-pianist John McCabe
- BRITTEN SINFONIA SUCCESS
C&O New Music composer wins OPUS 2015
Contents for Choir & Organ
The James Taylor Quartet have a new take on the Mass for Rochester Cathedral Choir
BOB CHILCOTT – In great demand around the world as both a composer and a conductor, the former King’s Singer shows no signs of slowing down.
THAXTED – In its 200-year lifetime, alterations to this Lincoln organ have not always been for the better; Goetze & Gwnn have restored its pre-Victorian state.
RICHARD III – Britain was stunned when the body of a 15th-century king turned up in a Leicester car park; Judith Bingham’s music will accompany him to his final resting-place.
ORGELBAU GOLL – Two new organs by the Swiss firm, for the Zurich Conservatoire and for a church in Wildegg, maximise space and materials.
NCCGB – The National Children’s Choir of Great Britain runs residential courses to provide a positive and fun singing environment.
SUMMER SCHOOLS & SHORT COURSES – Whether you’re an organist, a choral conductor, or a singer, take a look at how you can learn new skills and repertoire.
ECHO FESTIVALS – The restored Steinmeyer organ in Nidaros Cathedral is not the only show-stopper among Trondheim’s historic instruments.
JAZZ MASS – Take one jazz musician, one cathedral director of music, and one enthusiastic Dean, and what do you get? The Rochester Mass, by James Taylor.
SUFFOLK ORGANS: 2 – The villages of Sotherton and Uggeshall house secret treasures in a pair of Victorian Bevington organs.