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Radio: Sounds of Brass

Plenty of brass band music to keep you entertained in the new year from Philip Hunt.

Hunt

 

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

AVAILABLE LIVE AND LISTEN AGAIN EVERY WEEK ON THE WORLD WIDE WEB THROUGH THE BBC iPLAYER. Live on Sundays at 19-05 British Time or at any time for 7 DAYS after the Broadcast.

To hear this week’s programme instantly go to www.bbc.co.uk/­iplayer/­radio scroll down to Local Radio and click on BBC Devon.

Requests and Comments welcome at E Mail.
Telephone 01752 843919.

Sunday 2nd January:

DAWN OF FREEDOM
William Rimmer
Mirrilees Works Band

PAINT YOUR WAGON
Lerner & Loewe
Royal Doulton Band
Conductor: Ted Gray

SERENADE
Schubert
Soloist: Derek Garside
CWS (Manchester) Band
Conductor: Eric Ball

HIGH SPIRITS
Reginald Heath
CWS (Manchester) Band
Conductor: Alex Mortimer

THE OLD WELLS
Eric Ball
SP&S Band
Conductor: Captain Eric Ball

LOVE DIVINE- Part 1
Cyril Jenkins
St Hilda Colliery Band
Conductor: Cyril Jenkins

SOUNDING BRASS
Hill
H G & The Ettaswell Band

ALFIE
Bert Bacharach arr. Denzil Stephens
Soloist: Ian Dickinson
Sun Life Band
Conductor: Bryan Hurdley

POP GOES THE WEASEL
Hawkins
Crossley’s Carpet Works Band

TYROLEAN TUBAS
Clark
Cammell Laird Band
Conductor: James Scott

ZAMPA
F. Herold arr. William Rimmer
Virtuosi Brass Band
Conductor: Eric Ball


Sunday 9th January:

MARCHE LORRAINE
Louis Ganne
Desford Colliery Band
Conductor: Jason Katsikaris

A ROYAL MILE SUITE
Alan Fernie
Hazel Grove Band
Conductor: Nigel Beasley

EYES OF A CHILD
Katarina Stenstrom arr. Larsen
Soloist: Helen Williams
Foden’s Band
Conductor: Alan Withington

AMAZING GRACE
Trad. arr. Leonard Ballantine
Soloist: Jude Gotrich
Festival Chorus
The International Staff Band of The Salvation Army
Conductor: Captain Leonard Ballantine

JAZZ TRILOGY
Stephen Bulla
Herb Bruce, Bernie Dake, Stephen Bullao.

WILLOW PATTERN
Philip Harper
Delph Band
Conductor: Philip Goodwin



Classifieds

Put your band on the global banding map

February 20 • The 4BR Classified Service is the most effective way to ensure your band's activities, aims and objectives are shown to the world. Sign up now make sure you get your musical ambitions on line and connected to those you want to be linked up with.


Yorkshire Youth

Great first gathering of the year for Yorkshire youth

February 20 • The talented youngsters of the Yorkshire Youth Band have just met up for the first time in Saddleworth under the baton of Black Dyke Director of Music Prof Nicholas Childs.


Hardaw Scar

Hardraw Scar open for entries

February 18 • One of the most famous open air brass band contests in the world is open for entries.


Brass quartet

Final chord call for A4 Quartet composer competition

February 18 • There are just a few days left to get you entry in if you want to get your work performed by the award winning A4 Brass Quartet.


Foden's Band - Patrons Concert

Tuesday 20 February • Sandbach School. Crewe Rd, Sandbach CW11 3NS CW11 3NS


Regent Hall Concerts - RAF Chamber Ensemble

Friday 23 February • Regent Hall. (The Salvation Army). 275 Oxford Street. London W1C 2DJ (opposite RESERVED) W1C 2DJ


Milton Keynes Brass - "Blow away those Winter Blues"

Saturday 24 February • The United Reformed Church. High Street. Newport Pagnell MK16 0FH


Elland Silver Band -

Saturday 24 February • All Saints Church Savile Road Elland HX5 0NH


Marshfield Band - Marshfield Male Voice Choir

Saturday 24 February • Marshfield Community Centre. Hayfield. Marshfield SN14 8PG


Thundersley Brass Band

February 20 • Thundersley Brass, a Championship section band based in Benfleet, Essex are welcoming applicants for the following positions (seats negotiable)from April 2018:. Eb Bass. BBb Bass.


The Corsham Band

February 20 • Having now been promoted to the 2nd Section for the forthcoming Contest season, the band are now looking for an experienced Front Row Cornet Player to join our friendly and enthusiastic team.


Waitakere Auckland Brass Band

February 20 • Ever fancied moving to New Zealand? Waitakere Auckland Brass is looking for players to join their ranks. Our friendly band meets twice a week at our Auckland band room. We have an exciting year ahead so get in touch and find out more.


John Ward


Conductor, Adjudicator