The Church Music Society

Registered Charity No. 290309

President: The Most Reverend Bernard Longley, Archbishop of Birmingham




Lectures and Papers

Listing by author surname (for listing by date, see below)

Barrell, Bernard

‘Much too simple for us…’  (Over-ambition in the selection of church music. Submitted Paper)

Blezzard, Judith (1997)

Music’s untrodden paths (The rewards of discovering forgotten masterpieces. Address given at Sarum College, Salisbury)

Blezzard, Judith (1999)

The Yattendon Hymnal: Hymns Ancient and Modernised? (A detailed survey of an editorial masterpiece. Submitted Paper)

Blezzard, Judith (2008)

Felix Mendelssohn's Church Music [PDF] (AGM Address)

Burrows, Donald (1984)

Handel and the English Chapel Royal [PDF] (AGM Address)

Horton, Peter (2000)

‘A clever thing, but not cathedral music’: the church music of SamuelSebastian Wesley (CMS Millennial Year Lecture: The Royal Hospital, Chelsea)

Jackson, Francis (1986)

Sir Edward Bairstow (An appreciation by a former Organist of York Minster to mark the Centenary of his predecessor. AGM Address)

Jackson, Francis (1998) 

Adventures of a Hymn-Tune [East Acklam] (February CMS Newsletter)

Lindley, Simon (1990)

Muse and the Mass: The Choral Repertory and the Service of Holy Communion in the Anglican Church - Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow [PDF] (AGM Address)

Lindley, Simon (1998) 

Unity by inclusion? preservation and renewal in the Anglican choral tradition (AGM Address)

Lindley, Simon (2004)

Quo vadis? [PDF] (AGM Address)

Lindley, Simon (2018)

Victoriana re-visited [PDF] (AGM Address)

Lindley, Simon (2021)

Sir Ivor Atkins: Worcester and Beyond

Lloyd, Richard (1982) 

The Church Music of Herbert Howells (AGM Address)

Reynolds, Gordon (1994)

East Riding Church Music & Musicians between the Wars [PDF] (AGM Address)

Shaw, H. Watkins (1988)

The Services of John Blow: some aspects of late 17th-century English liturgical music [PDF] (Submitted Paper)

Shaw, H. Watkins (1992)

John Blow's Latin Sacred Music (Submitted Paper)

Shaw, H. Watkins (1997)

Vocation and Endeavour: Sydney Nicholson and the early years of the Royal School of Church Music (School of English Church Music) [PDF] (CMS Publication)

Spicer, Paul (2013) 

Benjamin Britten: Too original for his own good? (CMS Lecture: Southern Cathedrals Festival, Chichester)

Spink, Ian (2010)

Thomas Tudway [PDF] (AGM Address 2009)

Webber, Geoffrey (2020)

Psalms and Hymns in the early nineteenth century: the collections of Jane Clarke and Theophania Cecil [PDF] (Submitted Paper)

Psalms and Hymns: Appendices [PDF]

Webster, Donald (1992)

The Hymn Explosion and its Aftermath [PDF] (Address at Summer Seminar)

Webster, Donald (1998)

Faith, Intellect and the Numinous (February CMS Newsletter)

Williamson, Magnus (2005)

Before Byrd: the birth pangs of Anglican church music (AGM Address, concerning in particular the music of John Sheppard)

Winkett, Lucy (2006)

CMS Centenary Symposium Reflections [PDF] (CMS Address)

 

Listing by date

2021     Lindley, Simon (2021)
Sir Ivor Atkins: Worcester and Beyond

2020     Webber, Geoffrey        
Psalms and Hymns in the early nineteenth century: the collections of Jane Clarke and Theophania Cecil (Submitted Paper)

2018     Lindley, Simon            
Victoriana re-visited (AGM Address)

2013     Spicer, Paul                 
Benjamin Britten: Too original for his own good?
(CMS Lecture: Southern Cathedrals Festival, Chichester)

2010     Spink, Ian                    
Thomas Tudway (AGM Address 2009)

2008     Blezzard, Judith           
Felix Mendelssohn's Church Music (AGM Address)     

2006     Winkett, Lucy            
CMS Centenary Symposium Reflections

2005     Williamson, Magnus    
Before Byrd: the birth pangs of Anglican church music
(AGM Address, concerning in particular the music of John Sheppard)

2004     Lindley, Simon            
Quo vadis? (AGM Address)

2000     Horton, Peter               
‘A clever thing, but not cathedral music’: the church music of Samuel Sebastian Wesley
(CMS Millennial Year Lecture: The Royal Hospital, Chelsea)

1999     Blezzard, Judith           
The Yattendon Hymnal: Hymns Ancient and Modernised?
(A detailed survey of an editorial masterpiece. Submitted Paper)

1998     Jackson, Francis           
Adventures of a Hymn-Tune [East Acklam] (February CMS Newsletter)

1998     Lindley, Simon            
Unity by inclusion? preservation and renewal in the Anglican choral tradition (AGM Address)

1998     Webster, Donald          
Faith, Intellect and the Numinous (February CMS Newsletter)

1997     Blezzard, Judith
Music’s untrodden paths (The rewards of discovering forgotten masterpieces. Address given at Sarum College, Salisbury)

1997     Shaw, H. Watkins        
Vocation and Endeavour: Sydney Nicholson and the early years of the Royal School of Church Music (School of English Church Music) (CMS Publication)

1994     Reynolds, Gordon        
East Riding Church Music & Musicians between the Wars (AGM Address)

1992     Shaw, H. Watkins        
John Blow's Latin Sacred Music (Submitted Paper)

1992     Webster, Donald          
The Hymn Explosion and its Aftermath (Address at the Summer Seminar)

1990     Lindley, Simon            
Muse and the Mass: The Choral Repertory and the Service of Holy Communion in the Anglican Church - Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow (AGM Address)

1988     Shaw, H. Watkins        
The Services of John Blow: some aspects of late 17th-century English liturgical music (Submitted Paper)

1986     Jackson, Francis           
Sir Edward Bairstow (An appreciation by a former Organist of York Minster to mark the Centenary of his predecessor. AGM Address)

1984     Burrows, Donald          
Handel and the English Chapel Royal (AGM Address) 

1982     Lloyd, Richard             
The Church Music of Herbert Howells (AGM Address) 
An appreciation by a former Organist of York Minster to mark the Centenary of his predecessor.

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