The Scratch Salzburg Sing – September 2008

Other useful links

The following is a list of organisations with which we work closely or which are likely to be of interest to our singing members. (Please note that The Really Big Chorus cannot be held responsible for the content of external websites.)


A Facebook group for members and supporters of The Really Big Chorus. This forum has been set up independently by an individual member for the use and enjoyment of other members, but its content is neither controlled nor moderated by TRBC or Concerts from Scratch.  We are, however, very happy for the forum to exist, and would like to encourage members to make use of it.

Organisations with which The Really Big Chorus has regular close contact

Blackwell’s Music Shop, Oxford

Specialist music store with extremely knowledgeable staff who will be delighted to supply members of The Really Big Chorus with scores for our concerts and trips at 10% discount. Contact them by telephone on 01865 333582, or by email at


Mail-order retailer providing an efficient service for the supply of Choraline CDs and MP3 files of choral works to assist with note-learning (click here to go direct to  their site, which opens in a new window).

Royal Albert Hall

London’s iconic Victorian concert hall, home of Messiah from Scratch and our other large-scale singing events.

Specialised Travel Ltd

Travel company specialising in tours and itineraries for musical groups. TRBC’s travel partner since 1998.

Organisations of which The Really Big Chorus is a member, or a corporate member

Association of British Choral Directors

Membership organisation for choral directors and all those interested in promoting the cause of choral singing.

British Choirs on the Net

On-line listing of more than 2,000 British choirs with websites and/or contactable via e-mail.

On-line listing of classical concerts throughout the UK.


On-line forum for all things choral.

Incorporated Society of Musicians

Membership organisation for all those working professionally in the field of serious music.

Making Music

Umbrella organisation representing and supporting over 2,700 voluntary and amateur music groups throughout the UK.

National Association of Choirs

Umbrella organisation promoting choral music across the UK, with over 700 choirs in membership

Other organisations of interest to choral singers

Choral Public Domain Library

Links to downloadable pages of non-copyright music. Launched in December 1998, CPDL is one of the world’s largest free sheet-music sites.

Novello & Co

Publishers of choral music since 1811. Now part of the Music Sales Group.

Oxford University Press

Educational publisher with a huge music catalogue.

Royal College of Organists

Promotes choral training for organists and choir directors.

Royal School of Church Music

Membership organisation for church choirs and individuals.