Resources & Links

List of links to other sites connected with, or mentioning, St Michael’s College
(please note these sites are not directly connected with the Society or College, and any views expressed are entirely their own!)

Current SMC, part of the King’s Group.
http://www.st-michaels.uk.com/index.php
Federation of Cathedral Old Choristers’ Associations
www.onceachorister.org
Tenbury Wells: Including accommodation
http://uk.geocities.com/TenburyTIC
Local community site:
http://www.tenburywells.info/index.shtml

A Worcestershire Carol 

SMC – from the air

BBC Choral Evensong from SMC 10th June 1959

 

Ouseley

http://www.morrisonfoundation.org/frederick_ouseley.htm
including a green SMC logo and a letter from FAGO
Waltz, for the Band of the Blues, was composed when Ouseley was just thirteen but he had by then written many other works. See Ouseley’s handwritten score at http://rylibweb.man.ac.uk/data1/dg/exhibition/ut_re_mi/music28.htm
‘Only think, papa blows his nose on G’ Ouseley’s perfect pitch: http://shrike.depaul.edu/~abreeden/feats.htm

“A particularly interesting man for a composer……..” http://www.geocities.com/Vienna/2820/music.html
A short Biog
http://www.getmusic.com/artists/amg/Artist/331/174331.html

Ouseley’s Compositions

Cyber Hymnal, including several Ouseley tunes: Christchurch, Contemplation, and St Gabriel
http://www.cyberhymnal.org/bio/o/u/ouseley_fag.htm

It Is Not Death to Die Melody – “Tenbury”, Frederick A.G. Ouseley, 1861 http://www.acronet.net/~robokopp/hymn/itisnot.htm
Discussion group 

Ex-pupils
Jonathan Harvey was a chorister at St Michael’s College, Tenbury (1948-52), and was indisputably one of the most imaginative and innovative composers working in Europe in recent years. http://www.fabermusic.co.uk/harvey.htm

Other Music and Books

BODLEIAN LIBRARY REPORT FOR THE YEARS 1985-1993

The Friends have also contributed to the purchase of printed books from the library of St Michael’s College, Tenbury” http://rsl-01.rsl.ox.ac.uk/mh/rpt/rpt93frb.html

Music Manuscripts from the Great English Collections http://www.thomson.com/rpub/mmgec.html

John Stainer 1840-1901 http://tch.simplenet.com/bio/s/jstainer.htm

HAROLD WATKINS SHAW (1929-1996) Obituary from Wadham College Oxford http://www.wadham.ox.ac.uk/people/gazette/1997/gaz.35.obituaries.html

Watkins Shaw book on Ouseley, 1988, review click here

Heathcote Statham (1889-1973) studied at St Michael s College, Tenbury, and was Organist at St Michael’s Tenbury (1920) http://easyweb.easynet.co.uk/~snc/BMStuff/c-c.htm

Nuns, Yes there were Nuns at SMC….well close by any way, and old pictures of the Choir http://members.madasafish.com/~worche/cadmore/cadmore.htm

Cathedral Music

http://www.cathedralmusiclinks.org.uk/1153.html

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