Church of Ireland Notes from ‘The Irish Times’

Musical Matters

Music is integral to the life of the Church of Ireland. Musical settings, old and contemporary, adorn the celebration of the Eucharist, Matins and Evensong, while the Church Hymnal provides a rich and varied resource for congregational singing. Cathedrals and parish churches, with their fine acoustics, are places of choice for concerts and recitals, especially in the summer months.

For July, the RCB Library’s ‘Archive of the Month’ turns to a musical note as music historian Dr David O’Shea explores the recent accession of an original manuscript copy of Sir John Stevenson’s ‘Te Deum and Jubilate in…

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