Monthly Archives: November 2012

Remember

Edward-Rhys Harry’s latest piece is a setting of Christina Rossetti’s text Remember, which he wrote for the Child Bereavement UK charity. It’s for SATB and piano. It’s a pensive piece, intended to provide its first audience, at a concert in … Continue reading

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O Magna Mysteria – Our two settings of O Magnum Mysterium

No one can accuse us of not publishing enough settings of O Magnum Mysterium – we now have no fewer than two (2) in the catalogue. The first one, which has been there a little while and was first performed in … Continue reading

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Interview with William Morris

We recently published Ring Out, Ye Crystal Spheres, text by John Milton, and music by our very own William Morris. It was given its first performance by Carl Jackson & the choir of Hampton Court Chapel in 2011, and by … Continue reading

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Front cover designs

One day soon we will be releasing the latest piece by Edward-Rhys Harry. It’s called Remember, and it’s a setting for unaccompanied SATB of the poem by Christina Rossetti of the same name. One of the hardest things about producing this … Continue reading

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The Bangor Service

The newest piece in the catalogue is by John Hosking. It’s an evening service for trebles and organ, written for the boys of Bangor Cathedral, and it’s called The Bangor Service. John, being who he is, hasn’t spared the organist … Continue reading

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Sibelius team reunited

A few short months ago I wrote a painful piece (painful to me I mean) about the sacking of the UK’s Sibelius programmers by Avid, who wanted to employ cheaper labour elsewhere. I wrote then of the human story of … Continue reading

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Memories of Elliott Carter (1908-2012)

The American giant of contemporary music, Elliott Carter, has died, a few weeks short of his 104th birthday. He was born 12 hours after that other hugely significant 20th-century figure Olivier Messiaen, who himself died in his old age at … Continue reading

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