Choristers of St Nicolas College Chislehurst Directed by Sydney Nicholson
Brother James' Air Solo trebles, verse 1, Michael Lumb verse
2, John Evans-Pughe
School of English Church Music 78rpm record : 1939
available to purchase as a DVD/CD-rom set for home viewing, details at bottom of page.
Any group or organisation requiring a guest speaker may be interested in my illustrated talk 'A Century of
Recorded English Church Music'. This is a Powerpoint presentation of music and photographs which takes
the audience on a fascinating and unique journey through a 100 years of recorded church music, beginning
with the first ever recording in 1902.
brief preview of how the presentation appears on the screeen, 10 of the 71 slides may be viewed below.
I live in Malvern and will travel to any destination to give the talk; should you wish to discuss a booking,
please contact me.
Begins with the first ever
recording of an English choir from 1902
72 slides projected onto large screen
examples from 20 choirs
7 of the featured choirs no longer exist
and private recordings are used to illustrate the talk
Rare and archive photographs
of each choir accompany the music
Many of the photographs supplied by the relevant
choirs for this talk
Due to many requests the presentation, complete with my spoken commentary, musical extracts and photographs is
now available to purchase as a DVD/CD-rom set.
With the issue of the DVD version, you now have the choice of viewing this unique presentation on either
TV or computer. The entire presentation is fully automatic, you need do nothing but sit back and enjoy the
journey through a Century of Recorded English Church Music.
This hour long presentation is a result
of almost three years research and preparation, so I make no apology for the price of £14.95 (2 disc set) with
all money raised going towards the continuing work of the Collection.
Already described as a 'triumph,'
'totally engrossing.' 'a tour de force,' 'the most enjoyable hour I have spend in a very long