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Eden to get Radio 3 airing

Dr John Pickard's Eden, voted by 4BR readers as the Test Piece of the Year, is to be broadcast on BBC Radio 3 on Wednesday 4th January.

 

Eden performed by BAYV (Robert Childs) is just one piece to be aired as part of a ten part series on Radio 3 entitled 'Made in Britian' commencing on Monday 26th December and concluding on Friday 6th January.

All ten programmes will include some seasonal choral music, a concerto and music for brass or wind band.

In addition, to Eden, listeners will be able to hear Eric Ball's Resurgam, John McCabe's Cloudcatcher Fells and Mosaic by Eikanger Bjorsvik Musikklag

The full list of brass pieces include in the series is as follows:

Monday 26th December
King's Herald from Pageantry (Howells)

Tuesday 27th December
March: HMS Trinidad (Lloyd), Black Dyke (David King), Romance from Next of Kin (Walton arr Hindmarsh), Black Dyke (James Watson)

Wednesday 28th December
Resurgam (Ball), Grimethorpe Colliery (Elgar Howarth)

Thursday 29th December
Five Little Pieces (Heaton), Black Dyke (Nicholas Childs)

Friday 30th December
Mosaic (Howarth), Eikanger (Elgar Howarth) Cloudcatcher Fells (McCabe), Britannia Building Society (Howard Snell)

Tuesday 3rd January
Refrains and Cadenzas (Wilson), Grimethorpe (Peter Parkes)

Wednesday 4th January
Eden (Pickard), BAYV (Dr R Childs)

Thursday 5th January
Echoes (Souster), Besses o'th' Barn (Peter Bassano)

Friday 6th January
Chaucer's Tunes (Ball), Black Dyke (Nicholas Childs)

All the programmes will be broadcast between 17.00-18.30 hrs GMT and accessible via www.bbc.co.uk/­radio3



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Conductor, Band Trainer and Adjudicator