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Service at Dunblane Cathedral

Today at 4pm you can hear RSCM Scottish Voices sing Evening Prayer in the wonderful surroundings of Dunblane Cathedral which dates back in parts to the 13th century. The music will be: We wait for Thy Loving kindness (William McKie)Magnificat in e minor (Daniel Purcell)Praise our Lord, all ye gentiles (William Byrd)Gaudete Omnes (Jan Pieterszoon…

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Different Voices

I was recently contacted by the editor of Different Voices which is a relatively new quarterly magazine, published by the Church of Scotland, about church music in Scotland. Their website describes it as a magazine for those who:  sing in choirs, congregations and praise groups play organs or other instruments plan and lead the music…

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Haddington report

The choir continues to develop and grow in corporate ability, as yesterday’s service in Haddington showed. There were a lot of call offs, partly due to the weather and partly for other reasons, so a smaller choir than usual, consisting of nine sopranos, three altos, four tenors, and six basses, turned up at the incredibly…

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Haddington 2010

The next meeting of RSCM Scottish Voices will be a service in St Mary’s Parish Church in Haddington, East Lothian at 4pm on Saturday 16th January 2010.  That’s a week tomorrow. Music will include: Bethlehem Down (Warlock); O Magnum Mysterium (Victoria); Lo star-led chiefs (Crotch); The Coventry Carol (trad arr Willcocks); There is a star…

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Wrong date advertised

I’ve been advised that some information in the RSCM publication The Network is wrong.  I haven’t seen it myself but apparently it states that RSCM Scottish Voices will next meet on 6th January, when in fact it is Saturday 16th January which is the correct date.  For the avoidance of doubt we always meet on…

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