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Radio: Sounds of Brass

Phillip Hunt provides plenty of great early season music.

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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 RADIO 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/­devon and click on Listen Live or Listen Again.

Requests and Comments welcome at E Mail.

Telephone 01752 843919.

To take part in the BBC Trust consultation on Brass Bands on local radio:http:/­/­www.bbc.co.uk/­bbctrust/­index.shtml phone 0800 0680 116 or write to BBC Trust, 180 Great Portland Street, London, W1W 5QZ

Sunday 8th January

OLD COMRADES
Carl Teike
Roberts Bakery Band
Conductor: Colin Cranson

JUBILEE OVERTURE
Philip Sparke

DAWN OF A NEW AGE
Richard Rock

LARK IN THE CLEAR AIR
Trad. Arr. Gordon Langford
Soloist: Helen Varley
Hammonds Saltaire Band
Conductor: Morgan Griffiths

HOW GREAT THOU ART
Trad arr. Simon Wood
Soloist: Bianca Davies
Mount Charles Youth Band
Conductor: Jonathan Small

PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN
Klaus Badelt arr. Darrol Barry
Oberaargauer Brass Band
Conductor: Manfred Obrecht

CONCERTO DE ARANGUEZ
J Rodrigo arr. Kevin Bolton
Soloist: Stan Lippeatt
Thoresby Colliery (Joy Mining) Band
Conductor: Peter Parkes

AIR DES ESPAGNOLES
Jean-Baptiste Lully arr. Jock Mckenzie

MALAGUENA
Ernesto Lecuona arr. Stuart Malcolm
Superbrass
Conductor: David Powell

CARMEN FANTASY
Georges Bizet arr. Gordon Langford
Williams Fairey Band
Conductor: James Gourlay



yARM sCHOOL

Dr Martin Contest open for entries

April 18 • There are big top section prizes to be won at the Dr Martin Wainstone Cup Contest — so you need to be quick to get your entries in.


DeWaldsang

Utrecht hat-trick for De Waldsang

April 18 • The Dutch champion will warm up for their European assault by performing in Utrecht a few times...


Ukeleles

A production line of nothingness

April 18 • Cut backs to local authority music services are not just harming the teaching of brass band instruments.


Roger Webster

Webster returns home for latest visit

April 18 • Roger Webster's latest Besson bandroom visit took him back to his first principal cornet role at Rockingham Band — and a chance to repay early encouragement.


Black Dyke Band - Bury Parish Church

Thursday 19 April • The Rock, Bury BL9 0AH


Foden's Band - BBC Radio 'Young Brass Award Final'

Friday 20 April • RNCM, 124 Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9RD


Crofton Silver Band - Theatre Royal Wakefield

Friday 20 April • Theatre Royal Wakefield. Drury Lane . Wakefield WF1 2TE


Thundersley Brass Band - TBB Quiz Night

Friday 20 April • Richmond Hall, Richmond Avenue, South Benfleet, Essex SS75HA


Black Dyke Band - Conthey - Switzerland

Saturday 21 April • tbc tbc


The Corsham Band

April 19 • Due to work commitments, a vacancy has arisen for a Tenor Trombone player. First or Second position available. We are a newly promoted Second Section band with a friendly and enthusiastic team.


Hemel Hempstead Band

April 18 • Friendly, ambitious, busy LSC 4th section band seeks experienced, enthusiastic Musical Director from mid-June when current MD departs for pastures new. We have a busy summer of concerts, fetes, and bandstand commitments. Rehearsals Monday evenings.


Godalming Band

April 18 • Permanent BBb Bass player required. With a good mix of concerts, summer engagements and contesting an opportunity has arisen to join Godalming Band. Winners of 3 consecutive SCABA contests with a view to return to the 'Areas' in 2019.


David Hirst

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