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Archbishop of Canterbury's Degrees


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By a custom begun in 13th cent. the Archbishop of Canterbury may confer degrees, among them a doctorate of mus., known as ‘Canterbury’ or ‘Lambeth’ degrees (Lambeth being site of the Archbishop's London palace). In 1936 he instituted a diploma in church mus. granted on examination to FRCOs who hold a choirmaster's diploma. Those who pass become ADCMs.

Subjects: Music.


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