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Interview with Svein Henrik Giske

4BR talks to the composer of 'Goldberg 2012' at the recent Norwegian National Championship in Bergen.

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Composer Svein Henrik Giske talks to 4BR Editor Iwan Fox about his test piece, 'Goldberg 2012'.

Svein talks about the inspiration behind the work — from Bach to the Brecker Brothers as well as the personal influences that produced a test piece that David King called 'one of the greatest in many years'.



Band

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Students rally for Sykes

June 21 • Students at the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama will be getting together to help raise funds for a dual purpose.


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Thursday 22 June • Corporation St, Huddersfield HD1 2TA


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Black Dyke Band - Hertford Choral Society

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The Fairey Band - Stockport Schools Brass Bands

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The Cobham Band

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Alan Widdop


Conductor, Brass teacher, Adjudicator (ABBA)