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Radio: Sounds of Brass

Music to remember the passing of the Listen to the Band era...

Radio
  Philip Hunt looks back at highlights from the soon to be lost Listen to the Band

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Sunday May 13th 2018

Memories of Listen to the Band.

WASHINGTON DC (Bryan Kelly)
Desford Colliery Band
Conductor: Frank Renton

OVERTURE: ROYAL FIREWORKS MUSIC (G F Handel arr. Frank Renton)
Desford Colliery Band
Conductor: Frank Renton

ROLL AWAY BET James Ord Hume
2 MOVEMENTS FROM A HOLIDAY SUITE Eric Ball
Introduced by Jimmy Kingsbury 1971
St Dennis Band
Conductor: E J Williams

ROYAL TROPHY (William Rimmer)
NEXT TO SILENCE (Per Olav Olsen)
Soloist: Paul Bilkey
Introduced by Roy Newsome 1991
Camborne Town Band
Conductor: Steve Sykes

THE TRAP (Ron Goodwin)
JJB Sports Leyland Band
Conductor: Richard Evans

SINGING IN THE RAIN (Nacio Herb Brown arr. Alan Fernie)
Tredegar Town Band
Conductor: Nicholas Childs
Introduced by Frank Renton with Goff Richards 2005

WASHINGTON GREYS (Claudio S Grafulla arr. Winter)
Kirkintilloch Band
Conductor: Frank Renton

FESTIVE OVERTURE (Dimitri Shostakovich arr. Peter Kitson)
Grimethorpe Colliery Band
Conductor: Frank Renton



Bradord

Bradford's flower power draws the celebs

May 23 • An ensemble from the City of Bradford Band recently enjoyed a blooming good time representing Yorkshire at the Chelsea Flower Show


tAM

Quick reminder for your Doctor's visit

May 23 • If bands wish to compete for the big prize money of offer at the Dr Martin Wainstone Cup, then they had better be quick to get their entry prescription in...


Stockport

Stockport Silver face homelessness

May 23 • Stockport Silver Band is urgently looking for a new home after being given just 1 months notice to leave their current rehearsal premises.


Eventz

Last week of May Madness at Ev-entz

May 23 • There is still time to get your hands on some brilliantly bonkers deals at Ev-entz before the end of May.


Kettering Citadel S A Band -

Tuesday 22 May • 66, Rockingham Road,. Kettering,. NN16 8JU


Contest: Whit Friday March Contests

Friday 25 May • Saddleworth & Tameside OL3


Black Dyke Band - Huddersfield Town Hall - Massed Male Voice Choirs

Saturday 26 May • Huddersfield Town Hall, Corporation St, Huddersfield HD1 2TA


Foden's Band - Edwin Firth Commemoration Event - Sandbach

Friday 1 June • Sandbach School, Crewe Rd, Sandbach CW11 3NS


Contest: French Open Championships 2018

Friday 1 June • Amboise 37400


Llwydcoed Band

May 23 • Llwydcoed Band (Championship Section) are looking for a committed Solo Cornet to sit Bumper up in our established cornet team. We are a hard working band with a good balance of contests/concerts/tours and social events. Lifts from Cardiff and West Wales.


The City of Wolverhampton Brass Band

May 23 • We are looking to appoint an MD with experience of brass band conducting to move us forward as a band. We rehearse Thursday evenings 7:30-9:40. Ideally, someone reasonably local to Wolverhampton.


Markham Main Colliery Band

May 22 • Markham Main Colliery Band Doncaster is looking for bass players, B and E flat.


David Hirst

MA, B.Ed (Hons), LTCL
Conductor, adjudicator and arranger