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And the winner is…

And the winner is St Mary’s Church Choir, Nottingham. Congratulations to them. Free copies of┬áJesus’ 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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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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Got enough music?

You are the director of music of a busy church or cathedral choir. You have at least one eucharist service every week, possibly more. You also have at least one evensong each week, possibly one every day. And your repertoire … Continue reading

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Christmas Fare Singthrough

Attention choral directors, especially if you’re within easy reach of Chichester! The Chichester Music Press is shortly going to be holding a singthrough of Christmas choral music. We’ve chosen this time of year, while our ice creams are even now … Continue reading

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Flying the Welsh flag on St David’s Day (in Sussex)

Cyfarchion yr Wyl! The Chichester Music Press is very proud of the strong Welsh links it has despite its geographical location. Several pieces in our catalogue are in Welsh, and we undertake music engraving tasks for many Welsh publishers and … Continue reading

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This year at the Chichester Music Press

Happy new year! Here’s a quick look ahead to what’s coming up for the Chichester Music Press in 2012. First of all, we’ll be publishing three new pieces by James Webb, of Blest Are The Pure In Heart fame. The … Continue reading

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