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by Nick Baty
Sun Sep 27, 2020 11:53 am
Forum: Liturgy Matters
Topic: The Government's Guidelines for Public Worship II - the return of choir groups
Replies: 43
Views: 4927

Re: The Government's Guidelines for Public Worship II - the return of choir groups

Why not just throw in the towel and accept it is all over? Because it isn't. It is for some of us Can I presume you live in a part of the world where there are so many pastoral musicians champing at the bit that you will never be able to serve again? We've just lost our building. But we have no int...
by Nick Baty
Thu Sep 10, 2020 8:03 pm
Forum: Liturgy Matters
Topic: The Government's Guidelines for Public Worship II - the return of choir groups
Replies: 43
Views: 4927

Re: The Government's Guidelines for Public Worship II - the return of choir groups

alan29 wrote:
Tue Sep 08, 2020 10:21 am
Of course this change is of no use at all in parishes like mine where we have no choir.
Yep! Our primary task is to lead the assembly in song! And I'm really worried that much could be lost. Our church isn't even open yet – too small for social distancing.
by Nick Baty
Sun Sep 06, 2020 6:45 am
Forum: Liturgy Matters
Topic: The Government's Guidelines for Public Worship II - the return of choir groups
Replies: 43
Views: 4927

Re: The Government's Guidelines for Public Worship II - the return of choir groups

We're one of the few(?) churches which is still closed. In a small building with chunky benches, social distancing is almost impossible. We were a fine singing community – I don't know many assemblies with such a large and wide-ranging repertoire. I wonder how long it might take to rebuild that? The...
by Nick Baty
Mon Aug 31, 2020 9:22 pm
Forum: Liturgy Matters
Topic: The Government's Guidelines for Public Worship II - the return of choir groups
Replies: 43
Views: 4927

Re: The Government's Guidelines for Public Worship II - the return of choir groups

Surely a hiatus, rather than an end? Can't afford to fire church musicians round here – nobody to take their place!
by Nick Baty
Wed Aug 26, 2020 11:19 pm
Forum: Liturgy Matters
Topic: The Government's Guidelines for Public Worship II - the return of choir groups
Replies: 43
Views: 4927

Re: The Government's Guidelines for Public Worship II - the return of choir groups

Hare wrote:
Mon Aug 24, 2020 9:29 pm
a lifetime's work in church music has been brought effectively to an end by this no singing business.
You seem to be suggesting that there will never again be any singing in churches.
by Nick Baty
Thu Aug 20, 2020 8:15 pm
Forum: Liturgy Matters
Topic: Coronavirus: Singing 'no more risky than talking'.......
Replies: 3
Views: 597

Re: Coronavirus: Singing 'no more risky than talking'.......

You can raise the roof with Credo III!
by Nick Baty
Mon Aug 17, 2020 6:38 am
Forum: Liturgy Matters
Topic: The Government's Guidelines for Public Worship II - the return of choir groups
Replies: 43
Views: 4927

Re: The Government's Guidelines for Public Worship II - the return of choir groups

keitha wrote:
Sun Aug 16, 2020 11:26 am
I totally agree with this. The guidelines are contrary to our usual practice where the principal singers are celebrant, congregation and cantor.
by Nick Baty
Mon Jun 01, 2020 8:19 pm
Forum: Liturgy Matters
Topic: Redundancy after furlough
Replies: 6
Views: 1439

Re: Redundancy after furlough

HR dept for your diocese?
by Nick Baty
Mon Jun 01, 2020 7:05 pm
Forum: Liturgy Matters
Topic: Redundancy after furlough
Replies: 6
Views: 1439

Re: Redundancy after furlough

Me may need to know more. Does the "Redundant" question suggest it's optional or being imposed?
by Nick Baty
Mon May 04, 2020 8:53 pm
Forum: Liturgy Matters
Topic: Live-streamed liturgy: what about music?
Replies: 31
Views: 8086

Re: Live-streamed liturgy: what about music?

Nick Baty wrote:
Thu Apr 23, 2020 11:07 pm
Only downside is that, unless you pay, you're limited to 40 minutes,
UPDATE: If you have an academic email address, the time limit is lifted! 8)
by Nick Baty
Mon May 04, 2020 8:52 pm
Forum: Liturgy Matters
Topic: The German experience
Replies: 2
Views: 1240

Re: The German experience

And being discussed in several threads here:
https://www.facebook.com/groups/3009112 ... p_activity
by Nick Baty
Thu Apr 23, 2020 11:07 pm
Forum: Liturgy Matters
Topic: Live-streamed liturgy: what about music?
Replies: 31
Views: 8086

Re: Live-streamed liturgy: what about music?

If not Zoom ? I assume Skype etc suffer from similar issues. Is there any particular fiddling about on Zoom that is worth trying or essential? Been working on Zoom for the last three weeks. Yesterday attended three-two-hour team meetings. Straightfoward. No need to download specific software, no fi...
by Nick Baty
Sun Apr 05, 2020 3:45 pm
Forum: Liturgy Matters
Topic: A Virtual Choir?
Replies: 0
Views: 2356

A Virtual Choir?

Strange not to have sung My Song is Love Unknown this morning! :( For me, it's one of the Holy Week must-haves! So, the proposal is that we create a virtual choir/assembly – and I'll stick you all together. Sheet music and instructions are below as attachments. Click here for the rehearsal track. An...
by Nick Baty
Wed Apr 01, 2020 5:31 pm
Forum: Liturgy Matters
Topic: Rome issues Triduum instructions
Replies: 7
Views: 2906

Re: Rome issues Triduum instructions

It is,of course, an April Fool, SC. But it has inspired some fine ideas from your good self! :D
by Nick Baty
Wed Apr 01, 2020 6:57 am
Forum: Liturgy Matters
Topic: Rome issues Triduum instructions
Replies: 7
Views: 2906

Re: Rome issues Triduum instructions

That's been suggested in an April Fool published today: https://www.facebook.com/groups/300911236958173/