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Radio: Sounds of Brass

Phillip Hunt keeps us up to date with more great brass band 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.

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Sunday 22nd January

MARCH TO THE SCAFFOLD
from The Fantastic Symphony
Hector Berlioz arr. Darrol Barry

FINALE from Symphony No.2, THE RESURRECTION
Gustav Mahler arr. Christopher Wormald
Black Dyke Band
Conductor: Dr Nicholas Childs

FROM THE NEW WORLD
Movements 2 & 4 from Symphony No.5
Antonin Dvorak arr. Ray Steadman-Allen
Hampshire County Youth Band
Conductor: Leighton Rich

ADAGIO from Symphony No.2
Sergei Rachmaninoff arr. Ray Farr
Soloist: Richard Marshall
Grimethorpe Colliery RJB Band
Conductor: Garry Cutt

SCHERZO from Symphony No.10
Dimitri Shostakovich arr. Andrew Duncan
Whitburn Band
Conductor: Andrew Duncan

FINALE from Symphony No.5
Ludwig van Beethoven arr. Maurice Bail
Multi Track
Soloist: Steven Mead

SYMPHONY No.4
William Boyce arr. Howard Snell
Howard Snell Brass
Conductor: Howard Snell



Sage

Gateshead prepares for the entertainers to arrive

November 17 • The Sage Gateshead will host two days of world class brass band talent this weekend at the Brass in Concert Championship festival.


hands

Trinity Girls look for new lead

November 17 • The successful musical partnership between conductor Ryan Watkins and Trinity Girls Band has come to an end.


Your Logo Here

Big, little, large or small for Your Logo Here

November 17 • It doesn't matter about the size or number for Your Logo Here — just ask and we can keep everyone feeling part of your banding team...


Cymfuna

Welsh heavyweights join forces under one roof

November 17 • Cory and Tredegar renew their support for the Ty Cerdd organisation that helps promote and celebrate music making in Wales.


Walsall Brass Band - Willenhall Singers

Saturday 18 November • Sneyd Communnity Centre, Vernon Way, Bloxwich, Walsall. WS3 2PA


Rushden Town Band -

Saturday 18 November • Park Rd Baptist Church, Rushden, Northamptonshire NN10 0RW


Contest: Brass in Concert

Saturday 18 November • Sage Gateshead, St Mary's Square, Gateshead NE28 2JR


Foden's Band - Morley Town Hall

Saturday 18 November • Queen Street, Morley LS27 9DY


Black Dyke Band - Waterford, Ireland

Saturday 18 November • Carriganore Arena, Waterford Institute of Technology Sports Campus tbc


Newstead Brass

November 18 • Bb Cornet (position negotiable). . Newstead Brass, established Midlands Championship section, have opportunity for an additional cornet player. Suitable for experienced player or someone looking to take the next step in their development.


Wakefield Metropolitan Brass Band

November 17 • FRONT ROW CORNET. SOLO TROMBONE. . The band have an exciting concert/contest/marching schedule ahead. We are looking for a committed front row cornet and solo trombone player to come and join us in the Yorkshire 1st Section! MD: Richard Larder.


Glossop Old Band

November 17 • SOLO TROMBONE. The Glossop Old Band Welcomes applications for the Solo Trombone Chair. The Band will be competing in the First Section as of 2018 and are looking to continue its progression back to the top levels of performance


Ian Holmes

BA (hons), PGDip (RCM), ARCM, ALCM
Conductor, piano accompanist and educator