AcWriMo 1: “Mile End”, a metrical setting of the Benedicite

I’m not doing too badly with AcWriMo so far: I’ve written five tunes, and harmonised, er, some of them. Here’s the first. The words are Chris Upton’s metrical setting of the Benedicite, originally written with plainchant in mind. I hope … Continue reading

So why does a poor East London church need a pipe organ, anyway?

At St Andrew’s Leytonstone we’re hosting a hymnathon this weekend, to raise money for the repair of our pipe organ. Fundraising is going well, but there have been some questions. In this time of austerity, unemployment and recession, what are … Continue reading