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July 28, 2018

There is not any Musicke of Instruments whatsoever, comparable to that which is made of the voyces of Men,, where the voyces are good, and the same well sorted and ordered- William Byrd, 16-17th century organist and composer. 

That just about sums up the sound members of Thames Philharmonic Choir are making at Chichester Cathedral this weekend, 27-29 July. And we're singing William Byrd's Mass for Four Voices at the 11am service tomorrow, Sunday.  There's no English 17th-C c...

July 15, 2018

For a perfect English summer's day out, combine the small, charming cathedral city of Chichester and fine choral music in its Gothic cathedral on last weekend July:  Thirty members of Thames Philharmonic Choir sing anthems, psalms, and settings by such luminaries of choral music as Howells,  Dyson and Stanford, at cathedral services Friday to Sunday 26-19 July, while the resident choir takes a break. The cathedral is a glorious mixture of medieval and modern, with dazzling...

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