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COSO17_001_R_Cover.inddSeptember/October 2017

Manchester Cathedral’s brand new Tickell organ, calm in character with registers designed for Evensong; British composer Howard Skempton talks about ‘unlocking the texts’ when setting words to music; discover an Aeolian organ in an opulent Edwardian house in the Scottish Borders, and revealing the extra qualities you need to win an organ competition.

Plus, reports from the London International A Cappella Competition; the Deutscher Chor London on bringing their German musical culture to the UK; David Hill on the best way to conduct Bach’s B minor Mass; and remembering the Russian Revolution 100 years with a look at the evolution of Russian choral music before and since.

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