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Radio: All Brass Radio

Cory head the worldwide listening stakes on All Brass Radio

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  All Brass Radio is reaching out to every more people around the banding world.

The worldwide popularity of All Brass Radio has certainly been shown in October with a record number of voters taking the opportunity to make their opinion felt on 65 brand new tracks.

And the top spot is now held by the world's number 1 ranked band, as Cory' s 'Day of the Dragon Special' leads the way.

Cory special

Presenter Jim Fox told 4BR: "Specials are new to All Brass Radio. In Cory's case the 'Special' came from the CD 'Day of the Dragon' recorded back in 2004.

An introduction is recorded and then the tracks are spliced into one track. The tracks spliced movements from the 'Day of the Dragon' including 'Overture', 'Lullaby', 'Welsh Clog Dance', 'Ballad' and 'Triumph'."

Abbots rising

Another 'Special' also made the Top 20 from the International Staff Band. In all, there are 10 specials in the playlist.

Other interesting notes include the continued popularity of the dynamic 'Fire in the Blood' by the ISB and the rise of Kirsty Abbots up the list. A little known tune from an Australian TV show, 'The Flying Doctors' also keeps moving up the list.

Out of about 570 tracks, only two are not brass bands — both trombone choirs. Spiritual to the Bone makes the list once again with their rendition of 'Linus and Lucy'.

All Brass Radio is a free All Brass Band Radio Station that plays tracks every day of the year, commercial-free, thanks to the generosity of the donors.

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Specials are new to All Brass Radio. In Cory's case the 'Special' came from the CD 'Day of the Dragon' recorded back in 2004Jim Fox

October 2017:

1. Cory — 'Day of the Dragon Special'
2. International Staff Band — 'Fire in the Blood'
3. Carlton Main Frickley Colliery — 'You Raise Me Up' (Soloist: Kirsty Abbotts)
4. Brass Band de Waldsang — 'The Flying Doctors'
5. Hitchin Band — 'Death or Glory'
6. Polysteel Band — 'Benedictus from The Armed Man'
7. Virtuosi GUS — 'Themes from Silverado'
8. Hitchin Band — 'A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square' (Soloist: Mike Thorn)
9. Brass Band Burgermusik Luzern-— 'Star Trek: The Voyage Home'
10. Spiritual to the 'Bone — 'Linus & Lucy'

11. Desford Colliery Caterpillar — 'Love Changes Everything'
12. NSK-RHP Ransome — 'John Williams at the Movies'
13. International Staff Band — 'Quest Trilogy Special'
14. Black Dyke Mills — 'Theme from Crimson Tide'
15. EYMS — 'The Old Rugged Cross'
16. Desford Colliery Caterpillar — 'Rhapsody in Blue'
17. Black Dyke Mills — 'Mars, The Bringer of War'
18. Kirkintilloch — 'Hymn to the Fallen (from 'Saving Private Ryan')
19. Foden's Richardson — 'The Firebird: Infernal Dance & Final Hymn'
20. Brass Band Berner Oberland — 'The Barber of Seville'



Brass in Concert

Results: 2017 Brass in Concert Championship

November 19 • The all conquering Norwegians of Eikanger become the Brass in Concert champions.


Clackmannan

Results: 2017 Scottish Challenge Shield

November 19 • Clackmannan claims the Scottish Challenge Shield honours with a triumphant performance in Perth.


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.


Gloucestershire Brass Band Association - Own Choice March & Test Piece Contest

Sunday 19 November • All Saints’ Academy. Blaisdon Way. Cheltenham GL51 0WH


Rotherham Schools' Youth Brass Band - Fountain City Brass Band

Monday 20 November • Rotherham Minster - Rotherham s60 1pd


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


Chinnor Silver

November 20 • Despite winning the 2nd section at the GBBA contest we still need a Bb BASS to complete our line up. Good but realistic book of concerts and concerts planned.. We have well attended rehearsals on a Wednesday in our own bandroom.


Hucknall & Linby Brass

November 20 • Hucknall and Linby Band - 2nd section- Require a front row cornet player. We rehearse Thursdays 7.30 -9.30 in Hucknall, Nottingham. With great transport links to the city centre and the universities.


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.


Derek Renshaw

ABBA Member
Conductor, Band Trainer and Adjudicator.