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  • Music of the Bible People quite often ask me about the music of the Bible, following my papers "Resinging the Temple Psalmody" and "How can we sing the Lord's song?" The new book ...
    Posted May 19, 2015, 12:04 AM by David Mitchell
  • The Songs of Ascents Well I'm glad to say that interest in The Songs of Ascents is gaining momentum now, two months after publication. There seems to be quite a lot of interest ...
    Posted May 15, 2015, 3:08 PM by David Mitchell
  • Cavell Mass The vocal parts for the Cavell Mass are now complete. So is most of the orchestration. Only the orchestration for the second part of the Credo is lacking. I'm ...
    Posted May 15, 2015, 3:09 PM by David Mitchell
  • 30 April 2015 The Credo of the Cavell Mass is almost done. The entire work runs to 100 pages and takes 20 minutes to perform. Since the commission was for only 15 minutes ...
    Posted Apr 30, 2015, 6:37 AM by David Mitchell
  • Thursday 23 April 2015 We had the first run-thru of the Cavell Mass on Tuesday. It seemed to go well. (Thank you to those who said they liked it.) As for me, it ...
    Posted Apr 23, 2015, 5:15 AM by David Mitchell
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Bright Morning Star is the publication website of David Mitchell.

Here you can find out about his new book on the Songs of Ascents. Or, for other publications, try the tabs at top or left.

Here you can also find out about his work as Director of Music in Holy Trinity Brussels. 

These days, he is finishing the orchestral parts for the Cavell Mass Credo. (There will be an unofficial and free performance of parts of the mass in Holy Trinity on Sunday morning 28 June.)

His blog is here to the right. He can be contacted at precentor at holytrinity.be.