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This week's visit to some of the world's music websites has a shamelessly British theme ...


Fransnet Internet & Photo

Some interesting material can be found on the UK's Fransnet Internet & Photo site ... one wedding and a funeral, (comments about the wedding of the Earl and Countess of Wessex and Cardinal Hume's funeral), information about Ed Burrowes (a former head chorister at St Paul's in London), and a page all about churches and choirs.



A new page for the UK-based tuba-euphonium ensemble Tubalaté has been made by composer David Solomons at and includes some samples of their music in RealAudio.


Nigel Hess

Nigel Hess - a UK composer working in TV, theatre and film - has a website of the 'self-built' kind at .


Amici Chamber Choir

The Amici Chamber Choir is a London-based amateur group of around 25 singers with a very high standard of music-making. Their conductor is Gary Peacock. Their simple but effective website is at


London Concert Choir

Another London-based choir - the London Concert Choir (conductor Mark Forkgen) - has a website at . Lots of information here, including details of the LCC's composer in asssociation - Cornish-born Simon Speare.


Royal Holloway presents Janácek's Brno

The Music Department at the University of London's Royal Holloway College has an interesting website - we have mentioned it before - at Details of a forthcoming music conference in October - A Tale of Three Cities: Janácek's Brno between Vienna and Prague - are at .


London Concertante

The London Concertante - a young chamber orchestra based in the UK - performs regularly at London's St. Martin-in-the-Fields and on the South Bank and has a website at .


The Band That Money Couldn't Buy

Finally, if you scour the pages of - the music pages of the OXymoron Humour Archive - you may discover some new on-line musical humour, although I think most of this has previously appeared elsewhere!


Copyright © Keith Bramich, July 20th 1999

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