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2012 Brass in Concert Championship — The programmes

These are the programmes of the 11 competing bands at The Sage on the weekend.

band logo11. Virtuosi GUS (John Berryman)

Tortuguero6 (Jonathan Bates)

If (Michael Nyman arr. Andrew Berryman)
Flugel soloist: Thomas Fountain

Galop (Aram Khachaturian arr. Andrew Wainwright)
Distant Land (John Rutter arr. Andrew Wainwright)

The Smoke that Thunders (Andrew Wainwright)


band logo10. Fairey (Reid Gilje)

Stealing Apples (Benny Goodman arr. Reid Gilje)

Yiddish Dance No 1 Freylachs (Adam Gorb arr. Reid Gilje)
Jill’s Theme from Once Upon a Time in the West (Ennio Morricone arr. Reid Gilje)

Girl from Ipanema (Traditional arr. Reid Gilje)
Flugel Soloist: Mike Eccles

Jubilate (Tom Davoren)


band logo9. Reg Vardy (Stephen Roberts)

Monstrous Munch (Stephen Roberts)

Meditation on 'Be Thou My Vision' (Stephen Roberts)
Flugel Soloist: Stephen King

Nobles of the Mystic Shrine (John Philip Sousa arr. Stephen Roberts)
Grandfather’s Clock (Henry Clay Work arr. Stephen Roberts)

Finale from Symphony No 2 - Resurrection (Gustav Mahler arr. Stephen Roberts)


band logo8. Cory 
(Philip Harper)

Theme of Life Everlasting

The Great Summons (Gustav Mahler arr. Philip Harper)

Theme from Superman (John Williams arr. Ray Farr)
Lux Aeterna (Philip Harper)

Live and Let Die (Paul McCartney arr. Ray Farr)
Soprano Soloist: Steve Stewart

La Fiesta (Chick Corea arr. Philip Harper)

Finale from Symphony No 2 - Resurrection (Gustav Mahler arr. Philip Harper)


band logo7. Carlton Main Frickley Colliery 
(Paul Andrews)

God put a smile upon your Face (Coldplay arr. Adam DJ Taylor)

Send in the Clowns (Stephen Sondheim arr. Adam DJ Taylor)
Cornet Soloist: Kirsty Abbotts

Come What May (David Baerwald arr. Adam DJ Taylor)
Old Comrades (Carl Teike)

Toccata from Tombeau De Couperin (Maurice Ravel arr. Adam DJ Taylor)


band logo6. Leyland 
(Richard Evans)

Oh When the Saints (Traditional arr. Paul Duffy)
Soprano Soloist: John Doyle

God Only Knows (Brian Wilson & Mike Love arr. Leigh Baker)
Featuring: Flugel horn and four trombones

On the Quarter Deck (Kenneth Alford)

Black is the Colour of My True Loves Hair from Appalachian Mountain Folk Song Suite (James Curnow)
Finale from Symphony No. (Dvorak arr. Nicholl)

Excerpt from Hootenanny (Harold Walters)


band logo5. Grimethorpe Colliery 
(Garry Cutt)

The Storm (Jim Steinman)

Dark Eyes (Traditional arr. Bill Geldard)
Trombone Soloist: Chris Gommersall

Breathing the Night (Gareth Meek)
Beat 70 (Pat Metheny)

Simon Smith and his Amazing Dancing Bear (Randy Newman)

Call of the Mountain (Joseph Curiale)


band logo4. Tredegar Town (Ian Porthouse)
Anthems and Folk Songs

National Emblem (Eugene Bagley arr. Joshua T. Jameson)

Damba (Franco Cesarini)

Dark Eyes (Traditional arr. Bill Geldard)
Trombone Soloist: Stephen Sykes

Sea Fever (Kenneth Downie)
Little Hymn (Simon Dobson)

Calon y Ddraig (Heart of the Dragon) (Matthew Hall)


band logo3. Co-operative Funeralcare (Paul Lovatt-Cooper)

Sempre Fidelis (John Philip Sousa)

You’ve Been Warned (Paul Lovatt-Cooper)

Only For You (Paul Lovatt-Cooper)
Soprano Soloist: Caroline Tennant

Cause and Effect (Paul Lovatt-Cooper)
Percussion feature

Fire in the Blood (Paul Lovatt-Cooper)


band logo2. Whitburn (Simon Dobson)

Bust-out Brigade (The Go Team arr. Simon Dobson)

Clapp (Steve Reich arr. Paul McGhee)
Light from Torsion (Simon Dobson)

Finale - On Hope and Momentum, 3rd Movement from SHIFT (Simon Dobson)
Trombone Soloist: Alec Philip

Backlash (Simon Dobson)


band logo1. Brighouse & Rastrick (Allan Ramsay)

Phoenix (Peter Graham)

Por Una Cabeza (Carlos Gardel arr. Peter Graham)
Cornet Soloist: Stuart Lingard

Three French Renaissance Dances from the Suite: Rameau Revisited (Jean-Philippe Rameau arr. Peter Graham)
La Joyeuse
Rondeau
Tambourin

Porgy’s Spiritual Improvisation (various)

El Camino Real (Alfred Reed arr. Frode Rydland)



Regent Hall Concerts - Royal Air Force Salon Orchestra

Friday 5 November • Regent Hall (The Salvation Army). 275 Oxford Street. London. WC1 2 DJ WC1 2 DJ


Regent Hall Concerts - Royal Greenwich Brass Band

Sunday 7 November • St Alfege Church. Greenwich Church St. London SE10 9BJ


Abertillery Town Band - 50th Anniversary Celebration Concert

Saturday 13 November • Metropole Cultural and Conference Centre, Mitre St, Abertillery NP13 1AL


Regent Hall Concerts - Magli Brass Quintet

Friday 19 November • Regent Hall (The Salvation Army). 275 Oxford Street. London. WC1 2 DJ WC1 2 DJ


Contest: Youth Brass in Concert

Saturday 20 November • St Mary's Square, Gateshead Quays, Gateshead NE8 2JR


Uppermill Band

October 18 • UPPERMILL BAND, North West 2nd Section Champions and 2021 National Finalists have a vacancy for a PRINCIPAL CORNET PLAYER. We are looking for a player who demonstrates musicality, technical ability and importantly has the skills to lead the team.


Essex Police Band

October 18 • Bb Bass player to start as and when. The Essex Police Band are drawn from a membership made up of serving and retired Essex Police staff + a majority of members from the wider community. We do not contest and practice on Wednesdays night 7.30pm.


Essex Police Band

October 18 • Eb Bass player to start as and when. The Essex Police Band are drawn from a membership made up of serving and retired Essex Police staff + a majority of members from the wider community. We do not contest and practice on Wednesdays night 7.30pm.


Sarah Groarke-Booth

BA (Hons) MA
Conductor, Adjudicator, Compere, Actor


               

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