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Number -- Status23 -- Included
Full TitleRSCM Chantbook (1st and 2nd editions)
Author(s)The Royal School of Church Music
PublisherThe Royal School of Church Music, London
Year of Publication1981/2019
ISBN
Chants numbered continuouslyYes
Psalms associated with chants - Pointed text includedNo/No
Sets of chants for certain psalmsNo
Separate selections of psalms includedNo
FormatHardcopy
Sourceboth versions own property
Additional comments The first edition of this book was published in 1981, the 2nd (revised) edition in 2019. The first edition covers the chants through 221 and it was indexed around 2014. The revised edition contains the same 221 chants plus an appendix with an additional 39 chants. The index thus essentially covers the full revised edition.


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p-n T Key Composer Finger
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Psalms/
Notes
1-1 D D Alcock, Walter Galpin    2   2  -2   0   2 ( 1, 6)
1-2 D A♭ Armstrong, Thomas Henry Wait    2   0   3   2   5 (6, -)
1-3 D F Armstrong, Thomas Henry Wait    4  -4   5  -1  -2 ( 1, 5)
2-4 D B♭ Atkins, Ivor Algernon    2  -2   5   2   3 (22, 3)
2-5 D E♭ Atkins, Ivor Algernon    1  -1  -2   2   1 (11, 9)
2-6 D A♭ Attwood, Thomas   -5  -2  -1  12   3 (31, -)
3-7 D D Attwood, Thomas    2   2   1   2   2 (38, 29)
3-8 D E♭ Attwood, Thomas    0   0   0   0   1 (34, 15)
3-9 D E Attwood, Thomas    4   0   3  -7   5 (51, -)
4-10 D G Attwood, Thomas   -1   1   2   2   1 (31, 21)
4-11 D D Bairstow, Edward Cuthbert    2   2  -2   0   2 (9, 6)
4-12 D D Bairstow, Edward Cuthbert    2   1  -7   0   2 (19, -)
5-13 D E♭ Bairstow, Edward Cuthbert    3   0  -1  -2  -2 (33, -)
5-14 D E♭ Bairstow, Edward Cuthbert    1   2   2   0   2 (10, 7)
5-15 D a Barnby, Joseph    3  -2  -1   4   1 (41, -)
6-16 D E Barnby, Joseph    4   5  -2   0   5 (48, 2)
6-17 D f# Barnby, Joseph    0   3  -1   0   1 (32, 3)
6-18 D a Battishill, Jonathan   -2  -2  -1   8  -1 (94, 5)
7-19 D A Battishill, Jonathan   -1  -2  -2   9  -2 (32, 9)
7-20 D A Bennett, George John    5   2   3  -1  -7 (6, -)
7-21 D D Bertalot, John    9  -4  -5   4   3 (4, -)
8-22 D E Bertalot, John    5   0  -5   3  -2 (6, -)
8-23 D D Boyce, William   -5  -2  -1   0  -2 (85, 2)
8-24 D C Bridge, John Frederick    5   0  -2   5  -1 (8, 2)
9-25 D G Buck, Percy Carter    2   2   3  -2  -1 (4, 9)
9-26 D G Buck, Percy Carter    5  -3   5  -3  -2 (22, 1)
9-27 D E Camidge, John Jr.    0   1  -1  -2  -2 (35, 1)
10-28 D E♭ Camidge, Matthew    1  -1  -2  -2   9 (29, 6)
10-29 D e Camidge, Matthew    2   0   1   2   2 (70, 4)
10-30 D E Camidge, Matthew    2   0   2   2   1 (44, 4)
11-31 D f# Cantrell, Derrick   -1   0  -2  -2   2 (3, 2)
11-32 D E Chipp, Edmund Thomas    0  -2   5  -7   5 (19, 1)
11-33 D c Cooke, Robert    8  -1  -2  -4   2 (78, -)
12-34 D F Cooke, Robert   -2  -2  -1  -2   2 (52, 9)
12-35 D G Cooper, George (junior)    0  -2  -2   5   0 (25, 5)
12-36 D G Cooper, George (junior)   -3   0  -2   9  -2 (21, -)
13-37 D C Corfe, Joseph [Lawes, Henry]    9  -2  -2   0  -1 (41, 4)
13-38 D G Cutler, Edward    0   0   5   2  -3 (11, -)
13-39 D A♭ Dakers, Lionel Frederick    2   5  -3  -4   5 ( 1, 1)
14-40 D D Davy, John   -1  -4   5 -12   9 (52, -)
14-41 D A♭ Day, Edgar Frederick    5   0  -1   1   4 (17, 1)
14-42 D A Day, Edgar Frederick   -1  -2   7   0   0 (6, -)
15-43 D G Dupuis, Thomas Saunders   -1   1  -3   8  -1 (72, 1)
15-44 D A♭ Elvey, George Job   -4  -5   2   0   8 (15, -)
15-45 D C Elvey, George Job    4  -4  -5  -3   3 (11, -)
16-46 D D Elvey, George Job    1   4  -2  -2  -1 (37, 6)
16-47 D D Elvey, George Job    5  -1   1  -3  -2 (23, 3)
16-48 D E Elvey, George Job    3   5  -1  -2  -2 (23, 10)
17-49 D F Elvey, George Job   -2   2  -4   5   0 (28, 4)
17-50 D E♭ Elvey, Stephen    1  -1   5  -2   4 (29, 1)
17-51 D F Fitzherbert, William    3  -2  -1  -2   2 (49, 9)
18-52 D f Flintoft, Luke    2   0   1   0   2 (99, 5)
18-53 D F Foster, John   -1   1   2   3  -1 (33, -)
18-54 D A♭ Garrett, George Mursell   -2   2  -4   0  -3 (32, -)
19-55 D G Garrett, George Mursell    0   0   2   0   2 (39, 12)
19-56 D A♭ Gauntlett, Henry John    0  -2   0  -2   0 (13, 3)
19-57 D A♭ Goss, John    2   2   1  -3   2 (42, 16)
20-58 D A Goss, John    4  -4  -3   2   1 (46, 6)
20-59 D E♭ Goss, John    2   3  -1   0   1 (24, 8)
20-60 D f Goss, John [Clarke, Jeremiah]   -3   2  -3  -4   5 (30, -)
21-61 D G Goss, John    0   0   0   0   5 (26, 13)
21-62 D A Gray, Alan    4   3  -2  -1  -2 (7, 4)
21-63 D E Hanforth, Thomas William   -2   7  -2  -2  -1 (12, 2)
22-64 D e Harris, Joseph Thorne    0   0   0   0  -1 (4, 9)
22-65 D C Harris, William Henry   -5   2  -2  -3   2 (8, -)
22-66‑a D C Harris, William Henry   -3   3   2   0  -2 (4, 4)
22-66‑b D C Harris, William Henry   -3   3   2   0  -2 (4, 4) Final two bars descant
23-67 D E Havergal, William Henry   -2   5  -7   9  -2 (59, 3)
23-68 D E♭ Hawes, William    3   5  -1  -2  -2 (38, 10)
23-69 D G Higgins, Edward   -2  -1   0  -2  -2 (22, 2)
24-70 D A♭ Hopkins, Edward John   -2  -2  -1  -4   5 (38, 1)
24-71 D B♭ Hopkins, Edward John   -1   1  -5   0   2 (26, -)
24-72 D C Hopkins, Edward John    2  -2  -2   2  -3 (50, 8)
25-73 D F Hopkins, Edward John    7  -2  -1   1  -3 (45, 1)
25-74 D G Hopkins, Edward John   -2  -2  -1   3   2 (56, 5)
25-75 D A♭ How, Martin J. R.    0  -2  -7   5   4 (9, -)
26-76 D b♭ Howells, Herbert Norman   -3  -2  -3   5  -4 (16, -)
26-77 D B♭ Howells, Herbert Norman    5   2   3  -1  -2 (13, -)
26-78 D B♭ Jackson, Francis Alan   -1  -4  -3   0   3 (3, -)
27-79 D G Jackson, Francis Alan    2  -4  -3   5  -3 (6, -)
27-80 D A Jackson, Thomas {Jackson, William}    4  -5   1   2   2 (22, 1) Attributed to William Jackson, but nearly all sources attribute to "Jackson" or to Thomas Jackson
27-81 D A Jones, John   -2  -2  -1   1   0 (46, 7)
28-82 D G Joule, Benjamin St. John Baptist    1  -1  -2   0   0 (5, 2)
28-83 D D Keeton, Haydn    5  -2  -2  -1   0 (8, 9)
28-84 D A♭ Knight, Gerald Hocken    2   3   2   2  -2 (23, 3)
29-85 D F Knyvett, William [Handel, Georg Frederic]    4  -2   3  -1   5 (11, 3)
29-86 D G Langdon, Richard    0   2   2   0  -2 (88, 25)
29-87 D B♭ Lawes, Henry    9  -2  -2  -5   2 (44, 2)
30-88 D G Lemon, John   -7   2   1   2   2 (54, 4)
30-89 D C Ley, Henry George    4   3   5  -3   2 (24, -)
30-90 X B♭ Lloyd, Charles Harford    2   3  -5   0   2 (24, 2) Although this chant is listed as a double chant in the RSCM Chant Book, it is irregular: the second and fourth quarters have an extra bar.
31-91 D D Lloyd, Charles Harford   -1   0  -2   0  -2 (14, 3)
31-92 D C Anonymous [Luther, Martin]    0   0  -5   4   1 (53, 2) often attributed to John Goss, see Facebook discussion
31-93 D a Mann, Arthur Henry   -2  -2  -1   0   8 (17, -)
32-94 D A Mann, Arthur Henry    2   2   1   2   2 (2, 29)
32-95 D A♭ Martin, George Clement    2   2  -2  -2   2 (15, 6)
32-96 D A Martin, George Clement    5   2   2   0   1 (29, 4)
33-97 D B♭ Monk, Edwin George    5  -1   1  -3   5 (15, -)
33-98 D G Monk, Edwin George    2  -7   9   0  -2 (33, 1)
33-99 D G Murrill, Herbert   -3   3   7  -7   9 (12, -)
34-100 D g Nares, James    2  -3   1  -3   2 (34, 2)
34-101 D A Naylor, Charles Legh   -5   1   2  -7   5 (6, 1)
34-102 D C Noble, Thomas Tertius    1   2   2   0   1 (5, -)
35-103 D E♭ Noble, Thomas Tertius    2  -2  -2   2  -3 (10, 8)
35-104 D A Norris, Thomas    4   3  -7   0  -3 (54, -)
35-105 D A♭ Oakeley, Herbert Stanley   -4   2   2   0   2 (20, 2)
36-106 D A♭ Ouseley, Frederick Arthur Gore    4  -4   5  -1  -2 (26, 5)
36-107 D C Parratt, Walter    0   0   9  -4  -3 (27, 2)
36-108 D C Parratt, Walter    2  -2   5   0   2 (15, 5)
37-109 D E♭ Parratt, Walter   -2  -2   7  -2  -1 (25, 3)
37-110 D E Parry, Charles Hubert Hastings    1   2  -7   2   3 (35, 3)
37-111 D E♭ Pye, Kellow John    3  -3  -4   7   2 (59, 1)
38-112 D D Randall, John   -7   2   2   3   5 (84, -)
38-113 D E♭ Robinson, John    5  -3  -2  -3   2 (98, -)
38-114 D e Ross, Roger R.    2   2  -5  -2   2 (6, 1)
39-115 D E Ross, Roger R.    1   2  -5  -2   2 (6, -)
39-116 D E♭ Russell, William    5   0  -1   3   5 (19, -)
39-117 D E Russell, William    5  -1  -2  -2  -3 (14, 5)
40-118 D E Skeats Jr., Highmore    4   5  -2  -2  -1 (24, 1)
40-119 D a Smart, Henry Thomas    0   5  -1   0   1 (40, 3)
40-120 D B♭ Smart, Henry Thomas    0   0   0   5  -1 (14, 5)
41-121 D D Smart, Henry Thomas    4  -4   7   0   5 (16, -)
41-122 D G Smart, Henry Thomas   -3  -4   5  -1  -7 (32, 1)
41-123 D D Soaper, John   -2   2   1   4  -2 (67, 3)
42-124 D D South, Charles Frederick   -3   1   2   0   2 (24, 9)
42-125 D D Stainer, John [Beethoven, Ludwig von]   -2   0   5  -2  -1 (16, 3)
42-126 D e Stainer, John   -4   1   8  -1   0 (30, -)
43-127 D A♭ Stanford, Charles Villiers   -2  -2   2  -2   2 (36, 4)
43-128 D d Stanford, Charles Villiers    5  -2  -2  -1  -2 (27, 8)
43-129 D E♭ Stanford, Charles Villiers    5  -3   2  -4   2 (30, 1)
44-130 D C Hylton Stewart, Charles    5   0  -2   5  -1 (20, 2)
44-131 D f Stonex, Henry    0   2   1   0   0 (33, 3)
44-132 D A♭ Thalben-Ball, George Thomas    2   3   0   4   3 (8, -)
45-133 D B♭ Thalben-Ball, George Thomas   -4  -3  -2   0   0 (5, -)
45-134 D B♭ Thalben-Ball, George Thomas    5  -5   2   0   0 (8, 1)
45-135 D E♭ Thalben-Ball, George Thomas    2   0   3  -1   5 (5, -)
46-136 D A♭ Bevan, Sydney    2   5  -3   0  -2 (25, -)
46-137 D A♭ Turle, James   -2  -3   1   7  -3 (32, 3)
46-138 D A Turle, James   -2  -2  -3   2   1 (50, 4)
47-139 D C Turle, James    3   0   5  -5   5 (63, -)
47-140 D d Turle, James   -7   2   1   2   2 (56, 4)
47-141 D d Turle, James    4  -4  -1   1   9 (18, -)
48-142 D D Turle, James   -7   2   2   0   0 (59, 1)
48-143 D D Turle, James    1  -1  -2   7  -7 (49, 1)
48-144 D F Turle, James    2   0   2   3  -5 (46, -)
49-145 D F Turle, James    0   2  -3   1   0 (62, -)
49-146 D F Turle, James    0   0  -2  -1   5 (36, 1)
49-147 D g Turle, James [Purcell, Henry ]    0   0   0   0   2 (39, 12)
50-148 D G Turle, James    7   2  -2  -3   1 (49, 1)
50-149 D C Davies, Henry Walford    0   5   0  -1   1 (17, 3) In combination with nr. 1
50-150 S a Davies, Henry Walford    0   5   3  -1  -3 (14, -) In combination with nr. 149
51-151 D D Davies, Henry Walford    3   2   3  -8   3 (22, -)
51-152 D A Walmisley, Thomas Attwood    9   3  -7   4  -7 (38, 1)
51-153 D C Walmisley, Thomas Attwood    5   0  -1  -2  -2 (33, 4)
52-154 D F Walmisley, Thomas Attwood    0   0   0   1   4 (56, 1) Probably a print error: bar 6, second note should read B-flat, not G, as in most other sources.
52-155 D E♭ Ware, Eric Oesterlein    3  -2  -3   0   2 (2, 1)
52-156 D E Wesley, Samuel    0   0   2  -4  -1 (49, 1)
53-157 D g Wesley, Samuel    0   2  -3   1  -3 (12, 3) Other version of chant nr. 158
53-158 D g Wesley, Samuel    0   0  -1   1  -3 (30, 2) Other version of chant nr. 157
53-159 D G Wesley, Samuel   -2  -2   5  -1  -2 (73, 23)
54-160 D E♭ West, Hezekia    0   5  -1  -2  -2 (19, 8)
54-161 D D Woodward, Richard    0   0   5  -8   5 (73, 1)
54-162 D G Woodward, Richard   -2  -2  -1   1   2 (29, 25)
55-163 S G Aldrich, Henry   -2   2   1  -1  -2 (56, 13)
55-164 S C Anonymous    0   0   0   5   0 (7, 7)
55-165 S A Arnold, Samuel   -4   2  -3   1  -3 (43, 2)
56-166 S C Baker, Henry {Baker, Henry Williams}    2  -2   5  -1  -2 (14, 9) Attributed to H. W. Baker, in all other Chant books to H. Baker. According to http://www.hymnary.org/tune/quebec_baker he is often confused with H. W. Baker.
56-167 S A♭ Battishill, Jonathan   -5   9  -2   3  -1 (68, -)
56-168 S D Battishill, Jonathan    0  -3   8  -3  -7 (48, -)
57-169 S G Battishill, Jonathan   -1   1   5  -1   5 (65, 2)
57-170 S f Bexfield, William Richard    0   0   2   0   2 (18, 12) listed in the chantbook as C Minor, but for consistency with the key signature here included as F Minor
57-171 S a Croft, William   -2  -2  -1   8  -1 (78, 5)
58-172 S A Dakers, Lionel Frederick   -3  -4   5  -1  -4 (2, -)
58-173 S f Dakers, Lionel Frederick    2   3  -1   3  -7 (3, 2)
58-174 S G Elgar, Edward William    2  -2  -3  -2   5 (18, -)
59-175 S B♭ Elvey, George Job    9  -4  -3   0   8 (44, 3)
59-176 S B♭ Elvey, George Job    2   3  -1   1   2 (58, 2)
59-177 S C Goodson sr, Richard    5  -1  -2   0   5 (45, 7)
60-178 S A Goss, John    4  -2   3  -1  -2 (60, 2)
60-179 S e Goss, John    1   0  -1  -4  -1 (27, -)
60-180 S d Harrison, John    3   4   5  -5  -4 (12, -)
61-181 S D Harrison, John    4   3   5  -5  -3 (14, -)
61-182 S E Hayes, Philip   -3   1  -3   2  -4 (36, 1)
61-183 S G Hindle, John    3  -5   3  -1  -2 (25, 3)
62-184 S g Hine, William   -1   1   2   1  -1 (44, 4)
62-185 S E♭ Hopkins, Edward John    3   0   5 -12   2 (59, 4)
62-186 S C Hopkins, John Larkin    2   3  -1  -4   5 (5, 4)
63-187 S E Hurford, Peter    4   3   5  -3   5 (9, -)
63-188 S B♭ Keeton, Haydn    0   0   5   0   0 (2, 3)
63-189 S D Kelway, Thomas    0   2   1   5  -3 (54, -)
64-190 S g Kelway, Thomas    0   2  -3   1  -3 (36, 3)
64-191 S e Ley, Henry George    4   5   0  -2  -2 (5, -)
64-192 S G Ley, Henry George    3  -3  -2  -2   4 ( 1, 7)
65-193 S A MacFarren, George Alexander    2   2   1  -8   2 (54, 2)
65-194 S B♭ MacFarren, George Alexander    2   3   4  -5   1 (44, 1)
65-195 S A Monk, Edwin George   -2  -2  -1   3  -7 (28, -)
66-196 S C Monk, Edwin George   -8   1   2   2   2 (49, 4)
66-197 S e Monk, Edwin George    1  -5   4  -4   0 (6, -)
66-198 S A Nares, James    1  -3  -3   1  -3 (60, 1)
67-199 S A♭ Nicholson, Sydney Hugo    3  -3   2  -4   2 (4, -)
67-200 S A Novello, Vincent    4  -4   5  -3   5 (18, 2)
68-201 S C Ouseley, Frederick Arthur Gore    5   4  -2  -3   1 (26, -)
68-202 S D Ouseley, Frederick Arthur Gore    2  -4  -3   9   1 (20, 1)
68-203 S E Ouseley, Frederick Arthur Gore    5  -3  -4  -3   5 (59, -)
68-204 S E (VI-F**) Anonymous [Gregorian]    3  -2  -1  -2   0 (32, 13)
69-205 S G Slater, Gordon Archibold    3  -5   3   2   3 (3, -)
69-206 S C Stainer, John   -2  -1   5   3  -1 (25, 1)
69-207 S G Stainer, John    2  -7   5   2   2 (18, -)
70-208 S b Hylton Stewart, Charles    5   0  -1   1   3 (15, -)
70-209 S c Hylton Stewart, Charles    1   2  -3   5  -2 (10, 3)
70-210 S C Stewart, Robert Prescott   -3   1   2   5  -3 (9, 1)
71-211 S C Talbot, George Thomas Surtees    2   3   2  -7  12 (13, -)
71-212 S e (Per) Anonymous [Gregorian]   -2   3  -1  -2  -2 (45, 14)
71-213 S E Turle, James    2   3  -1   3   2 (32, 2)
72-214 S a Davies, Henry Walford    0   5   3  -1  -3 (14, -)
72-215 S G Davies, Henry Walford    5  -2  -7   0   2 (9, -)
72-216 S f Wesley, Samuel Sebastian    0   2  -3  -1   0 (34, 1)
73-217 T C Armstrong, Thomas Henry Wait    4  -2  -7   2   2 (3, 1)
73-218 T E Naylor, John    0   0   5  -3   5 (13, -) Second part to be omitted for the Gloria
74-219 Q F Oakeley, Herbert Stanley   -2  -2   5  -1   0 (42, 5)
75-220 S C Stanford, Charles Villiers   -3   3   2  -2   0 (27, 1) Through-composed chant, based on the single chant formula
78-221 S C Stanford, Charles Villiers   -3   3   2  -2   0 (27, 1) Through-composed chant, based on the single chant formula. Pointed text from :The Psalms, a new translation for Worship: