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Radio: Sounds of Brass

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

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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

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



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Results: 2017 LBBA Open

November 23 • Wantage leads the prize winners at the Leicestershire BBA Open contest


Northop

Report & Results: 2017 North Wales BBA Rally

November 23 • Northop gains confidence a boost as it eyes 2018 Area qualification, whilst there are wins for Porthaethwy Menai Bridge, Northop Training, Beaumaris Youth and Llangollen in a great day of competition in Ruthin.


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Brass bands feature on BBC Radio 4 flagship news programme

November 22 • There was a feature item on the perception of brass bands on the Radio 4 flagship evening news programme PM today...


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Report & Results: 2017 GBBA March & Own Choice contest

November 22 • Forest of Dean Brass lead the way in an encouraging day of contesting in Cheltenham.


Foden's Band - Matt Ford - Lichfield Cathedral

Friday 24 November • 19A The Close, Lichfield WS13 7LD


Lofthouse Brass Band - Pudsey Churches Together Christmas Concert

Saturday 25 November • Pudsey Parish Church, Church Lane, Pudsey, LS28 7BD LS28 7BD


Lofthouse Brass Band - Lofthouse Christmas Fair

Saturday 25 November • Lofthouse Methodist Church, Leeds Road, Lofthouse, Wakefield WF3 3NE


Enfield Citadel Band -

Saturday 25 November • The Salvation Army. 42 Clarence Road. Southend. SS1 1AN SS1 1AN


Newstead Brass -

Saturday 25 November • John Godber Centre. Ogle Street. Hucknall. Nottingham NG15 7FQ


The Corsham Band

November 23 • With promotion to the 2nd Section from January 2018 the band are now looking to fill a couple of vacancies. One back row cornet (2nd or 3rd) plus an EEb Bass.


Thoresby Colliery Band

November 22 • Sadly due to work commitments we are looking for an experienced Percussionist to join our friendly and progressive Band. The Band has experienced a recent run of good form and is currently enjoying a sensible mix of contests, concerts and recordings.


Thoresby Colliery Band

November 22 • Sadly due to work commitments we are looking for an experienced BBb Bass player to join our friendly and progressive Band. The Band has experienced a recent run of good form and is currently enjoying a sensible mix of contests, concerts and recordings.


David Frame


Bass/Tenor Trombone Player, Adjudicator (Member of AoBBA) Occasional Conductor