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Publications by the Bramber Press

Bramber Press specialises in publishing books, sheet music and CD recordings by authors, composers and performers associated with St. Mary's House.

Portrait of Village Life - Beeding, Bramber and Botolphs in Sussex. Over 1000 years of history of three Sussex villages in a fascinating and informative collection of miniature essays by Keith Nethercoate-Bryant, collated and edited by Peter Thorogood.


Two Hearts That Would Be True - Poems, Lyrics and Monologues by Brenda & Margaret Carpenter, a pair of twins with an unusual story to tell.


Could I Hear That Again, Please - Views and Reviews of a Well-tuned Listener - A fascinating collection of some 250 short reviews of radio broadcasts made during the late 1960s, when Peter Thorogood was Critic for ‘The Spoken Word’ column of the popular BBC periodical, The Listener.


The Tale of Septimus Jones & The Tale of Sylvester Doo - An "upside-down book" containing two delightful illustrated stories for young children.


Return to Splendour - An account of the restoration of St. Mary's House and Gardens over the last twenty years, lavishly illustrated with colour photographs.


South of the River - A Novel of the Fifties - An entertaining novel by Peter Thorogood about a variety of characters living in a small south London street in the 1950's.


Thomas Hood: Poems Comic and Serious - Selected, with an introduction and notes, by Peter Thorogood.


In These Places...At These Times - New edition of Peter Thorogood's poetry and humorous verse 1950-1975.


The Complete Comic and Curious Verse of Peter Thorogood - A new enlarged edition of Peter Thorogood's comic verse written over threee decades.


St. Mary's Bramber: A Sussex House and its Gardens - The fascinating story of a remarkable house and its survival over five centuries.


St. Mary's Bramber: A Pictorial Souvenir - A companion volume to the above guide book, with full colour photographs..


Late Flowerings: Poems for Aurelia - A selection of poems by Diana Dykes inspired by the friendship between the author and Aurelia Plath, mother of poet Sylvia Plath.


The Fountain of New Beginnings - Poems of Youth - A selection of poems by Stephen Harlow recalling the innocence of youth.




Madrigals at St. Mary's - The Brighton Consort  in a programme of English and Continental madrigals.


Monteverdi at St. Mary's - choral works sung by the Brighton Consort


A Song for Every Season - selection of songs and part-songs, sung by  Brighton Chamber Choir, directed by Glyndebourne Opera tenor, Neil Jenkins


The Quintessential Peter Thorogood - Music by Peter Thorogood from the composer's 70th Birthday Celebration Concert.


In Celebration - Choral and organ works by Bach, Handel, Mozart, Fauré, Elgar and Tippett.


A Time of Roses - A unique recording of rarely-heard settings of poetry by Thomas Hood (1799-1845).


Angel Carol - A setting by Peter Thorogood of words by Neil Jenkins for high voice & piano


Seven Songs - Seven settings by Peter Thorogood of various poems, including some of the composer's own poems (voice and piano)


Five Scenes from Childhood - Five delightful miniatures for piano by Peter Thorogood.


Harlequin Suite - Eight pieces of incidental music for piano written by Peter Thorogood to accompany a Harlequinade


Five Thomas Hood Songs - Five settings by Peter Thorogood of poems by Thomas Hood (solo voice and piano)


Soirées Musicales: Three Romantic Pieces - Pieces for solo piano by Peter Thorogood


Soirées Musicales: Two Bagatelles - Pieces for solo piano by Peter Thorogood


Soirées Musicales: Three Rococo Pieces - Pieces for solo piano by Peter Thorogood


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