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You need to know about historic brass band conductors, First World War poets and former Liverpool footballers to win our latest quiz...
Black Dyke’s victory in London closes the gap at the top of the rankings.
Jacob Vilhelm Larsen's 'The Saga of Tyrfing' gets a shine ahead of championship challenge.
The popular series of Brass in Concert workshops and taster sessions gains a financial boost thanks from Arts Council England.
A retrospective qualification change by Brass Bands England means Black Dyke has booked its place at the European Championships of 2015 and 2016...
Works inspired by the poetic beauty of the force of nature to a red headed pig riding Brazilian dwarf have been commissioned for the Swiss National Championships...
Black Dyke's MD Prof Nicholas Childs leads the way with a touch of GoPro technology conducting....
Euphonium star Steven Mead is set to renew his love of fine wine and music making with his friends at Spanish Brass.
Stale Johansen of Bjorsvik Brass is the latest international tuba star to opt for the Symphony sound from Geneva.
Bergen Brass Band is to team up with an old jazz friend for an innovative weekend of music making in the Danish capital.
A successful bit of Arthurian sword wielding sees Friary Guildford lead the way at Crawley.
Latest rankings following the recent British Open Championship and last weekend's lower section Nationals Finals.
Treize Etoiles add a pinch of domestic contesting spice into the mix as they reclaim Swiss Open title in build up to Montreux showdown.
A musical partnership between a brass band and a rock band is sure to be a hit in Tomra later this month...
One Europe's leading cornet players is set to return to the cornet bench of Brass Band Willebroek
Composer Ed De Boer has told 4BR that he has been humbled by the responses he has received to his British Open test piece.
Preparations are well in hand for the first Austrian National Brass Band Championship.
Black Dyke's seven year wait ends as they claim a classic British Open success under the baton of Prof Nicholas Childs.
The youngsters of the Camborne Youth Band have just returned from a memorable visit to the Menin Gate Memorial in Belgium.
4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Steven Mead and Karl Geroldinger, conductor of the Youth Brass Band of Upper Austria on their visit to Tredegar
4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to the young players of the Youth Brass Band of Upper Austria as they stop off at Tredegar on their UK tour.
The Scots even managed to get the sun to shine as the talented players of the Youth Brass Band of Upper Austria enjoy their visit to Whitburn.
Fairlop Brass has just returned from a fantastic mini tour to the great Catalan city of Barcelona...
The Youth Brass Band of Upper Austria has already made a great musical mark on their UK Tour - with more to come alongside Steven Mead and friends...
Latest rankings update before contesting returns in a fortnight’s time with the British Open in Birmingham. Can top Welsh band Tredegar repeat last year's successful mission.
Swiss National Brass Band Championships
Venue: Montreux Music & Convention Centre, Grand-Rue 95, tel. +41 21 962 20 00, fax +41 21 962 20 20 CH-1820