An eclectic mix ...
Classical and sacred music at your fingertips. Bachtrack is a website enabling you to locate concerts, recitals, festivals, CDs, Music Societies & clubs
British Music Information Centre
The British Music Information Centre is "(a) leading resource for 20th and 21st century new music in the UK ... (S)ervices include:
- Collection: Explore our unique library of scores and recordings;
- Information: Hundreds of links to performers, funders and resources for new music;
- Concerts: Full details of bmic's live events programme;
- Composers: Information on composers, including bmic's ‘Voices’ schemes;
- Sales: Buy scores and visit our download site;
- News: News from bmic, feature articles, opportunities for composers and performers;
- Education: Chamber Music 2000 and Chamber Music Exchange— new works for amateur performers;
- FAQ: Frequently asked questions."
" Cathedral Camps welcomes all young people between the ages of 16-25 to volunteer at one week summer camps at the historic churches and cathedrals of Britain."
The Classical Shop
Classical Shop an online download facility for 126 classical labels
In quires and places
www.inquiresandplaces.com The definitive discography and collection of recordings from choirs of men & boys singing in the English choral tradition
The Cathedral Chamber Choir
The Cathedral Chamber Choir organizes visiting choirs to UK cathedrals, "drawn from singers who value the English Cathedral and Choral traditions ... Each visit involves around 25-30 singers ... Choir members are based all over the country, and we come together only when we rehearse and sing at a Cathedral city. We do not belong to any particular geographical area or church denomination".
The Choral Pilgrimage
www.the-sixteen.org.uk For the past ten years The Sixteen have embarked on a Choral Pilgrimage series of concerts in cathedrals, chapels and churches around the United Kingdom. In addition there are some Choral Workshops and also some special matinée performances for schoolchildren.
UK Cathedrals, their Choir Pubs, and favoured Eateries
Imbibit : A website created from Layclerks' own records and updated regularly by them to provide an accurate reflection of the their favourite haunts.
Photos of cathedrals
Paradox Place is a website providing excellent photos of cathedrals taken by Adrian Fletcher
Queen Elizabeth's Foundation for Disabled people
QEF works with people living with physical and learning disabilities or acquired brain injuries to gain new skills and increase independence. They have handled distribution of FCM Christmas Cards for many years.
Run by singers
Stainer & Bell
Stainer & Bell www.stainer.co.uk/ are an independent family run business, founded in 1907, specialising in the publication of quality printed music and books. Their publications cover the widest possible range of music including cathedral and church music and hymn books. Their Newsletter The Bell is a mine of interesting information and available for download at www.stainer.co.uk/thebell.html