This article provides a succinct history of Anglican cathedral and parish music in the Western Cape Province and the city of Cape Town. Within these parameters the author explores the musical trends in different strands of Anglicanism (Anglo-Catholic, Broad Church and Evangelical), documents the development of choirs and music groups and gauges the musical consciousness of South African Anglicans. The article begins at the turn of the twentieth century and extends to 2010. The earliest history (from 1750 - 1900) has been documented in a previous article by the same author.

Author Biography

Dr Bethke is lecturer in Anglican Studies and Liturgy at the College of the Transfiguration, Grahamstown, South Africa. He is also Director of Music at Grahamstown Cathedral.

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