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Radio: Sounds of Brass

Phillip Hunt keeps us up to date with more great brass band music.

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SOUNDS OF BRASS

BROADCAST ON BBC RADIO BRISTOL, CORNWALL, DEVON, GLOUCESTERSHIRE, GUERNSEY, JERSEY, SOMERSET SOUND, SWINDON & WILTSHIRE EVERY SUNDAY EVENING @ 5 PAST 7

PRODUCED AND PRESENTED WEEKLY BY PHILLIP HUNT.

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Sunday 22nd January

MARCH TO THE SCAFFOLD
from The Fantastic Symphony
Hector Berlioz arr. Darrol Barry

FINALE from Symphony No.2, THE RESURRECTION
Gustav Mahler arr. Christopher Wormald
Black Dyke Band
Conductor: Dr Nicholas Childs

FROM THE NEW WORLD
Movements 2 & 4 from Symphony No.5
Antonin Dvorak arr. Ray Steadman-Allen
Hampshire County Youth Band
Conductor: Leighton Rich

ADAGIO from Symphony No.2
Sergei Rachmaninoff arr. Ray Farr
Soloist: Richard Marshall
Grimethorpe Colliery RJB Band
Conductor: Garry Cutt

SCHERZO from Symphony No.10
Dimitri Shostakovich arr. Andrew Duncan
Whitburn Band
Conductor: Andrew Duncan

FINALE from Symphony No.5
Ludwig van Beethoven arr. Maurice Bail
Multi Track
Soloist: Steven Mead

SYMPHONY No.4
William Boyce arr. Howard Snell
Howard Snell Brass
Conductor: Howard Snell



Solar System

Sparke work to increase brass band sphere of influence

December 10 • Philip Sparke's 'Music of the Spheres' is to be performed by Brass Band of Battle Creek at the opening of the influential Midwest Clinic in Chicago.


Factory Girls

Time travellers sought in South Wales

December 10 • A television production company is looking for people with an interest in all things 1970s — especially with the rag trade and a bit of brass banding...


Fountain City

Fountain City success makes a mark in Kansas

December 10 • The UK tour success of Fountain City in claiming podium finishes at Brass in Concert and the Scottish Open has certainly made a mark back home in Kansas.


Portraits of Tibshelf

Godley's cream given retrospective

December 10 • The work of renowned i-pad artist Mik Godley has been given a retrospective by the influential East Midlands Contemporary Visual Arts Network — including the innovative Portraits of Tibshelf project.


Northop Silver Band - Rhys Meirion & Denbighshire Youth Choir

Monday 11 December • St. Asaph Cathedral LL17 0RD


Strata Brass -

Wednesday 13 December • Rockingham Centre,Sheffield Road,Hoyland Common,Nr Barnsley S74 1DQ


South London Fellowship Band -

Wednesday 13 December • John Lewis Department Store. Bluewater. Kent DA9 9SA


Black Dyke Band - Queensbury Parish Church

Thursday 14 December • Queensbury Parish Church Halifax Road Queensbury BD13


Regent Hall Concerts - Royal Greenwich Brass Band

Thursday 14 December • St Alfege Church. Greenwich Church Street. London. SE10 9BJ SE10 9BJ


Uppermill Band

December 10 • Cornet players required urgently in preparation for the upcoming Contest season. Positions negotiable on ability. If you are looking for a change or moving into the area come and join us in a rehearsal. We are a friendlly team with ambition to succeed


Newstead Brass

December 9 • Newstead Brass require Bass player (EEb or BBb) to join our established Midlands Championship section band.


Newstead Brass

December 9 • Bb Cornet (position negotiable) Newstead Brass, established Midlands Championship section, have opportunity for an additional cornet player. Suitable for experienced player or someone looking to take the next step in their development.


Stuart Black

BA (Hons) Music
Conductor, Teacher, Flugel soloist