Advanced hymn techniques: reaching the next level

 by Morwenna Campbell-Smith A moment's pondering - David Pimm at the organ, with Daniel Moult, tutor, in an RCO Advanced Hymn Playing workshop at St Giles, Cripplegate, London ‘To accompany hymns well is our bread and butter’, said Daniel Moult, at the start of our RCO workshop on hymn playing last year, ‘but also quite an art.  So take pride in your hymn playing - have your own hymn book marked up with your pedalling, cues, and notes.’ Dan followed this with a warning: if you are skating on thin preparation, then avoid ambitious introductions, extensions…

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