Charles Cowling
  Guest post by Steve   Every funeral at a crematorium will have a point at which the coffin is removed from the sight of the mourners, usually during the committal.    To start off with, is there an optimal speed of removing the coffin from view? Some curtains close in
Charles Cowling
Posted by Vale I was at a funeral recently when this song by Purcell was played at the committal. We listened to the Treorchy Male Voice Choir, but I couldn’t find their version on You Tube so this is the Kirkintilloch Male Voice Choir instead. Close thine eyes and sleep
Charles Cowling
Tony Piper, a very good friend of the GFG, whose wise and gentle counsel we value incredibly highly, sang these words the other night at a concert London.  As he did so he wondered “What would be the most moving and powerful words of committal we could find, courtesy the