Author Archives: Neil Sands

About Neil Sands

Director of the Chichester Music Press. Astronomer.

Treble-only Responses

Complementing the four evening services for trebles we currently have in the catalogue, we also have three treble-only settings of the Preces and Responses. Here’s a quick low-down on what’s available. Normally of course you’d expect the Responses not to … Continue reading

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Music for trebles-only evensong

With the recent publication of Laurence Caldecote’s All Saints’ Service, we now have no fewer than four sets of evening canticles for use at evensong when you only have a soprano line. Here’s a little walkthrough of which one might … Continue reading

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And the winner is…

And the winner is St Mary’s Church Choir, Nottingham. Congratulations to them. Free copies of Jesus’ Lullaby will be sent to them, and it’ll be programmed into their Nine Lessons and Carols service on Christmas Eve. Director of Music John Keys … Continue reading

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Looking for Jesus? Let Jesus come to you.

As celebrity endorsements go this is a pretty good one. If you’re interested in the Great Christmas Giveaway copies of Reuben Thomas’s piece Jesus’ Lullaby, but haven’t got a baritone soloist who can sing the part of Christ, then don’t … Continue reading

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The Great Chichester Music Press Christmas Giveaway 2014

Following the success of our Christmas Giveaway last year, we have decided to repeat the experience for Christmas 2014. Last year, we gave away a set of copies of David Truslove’s There Is No Rose for SSA, and it was … Continue reading

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Report from the Great Christmas Giveway

A few weeks before Christmas, in fact a very few weeks before Christmas, we gave away free copies of David Truslove’s There Is No Rose for SSA to the first choir that asked for them. That choir had to undertake to … Continue reading

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Music for education – a call for pieces

This year it is our intention at the Chichester Music Press to extend our catalogue into educational music. We already have a strong corpus of liturgical choral music, and while we will continue to bring new music to that genre, … Continue reading

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