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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



Easington

Report & Results: 2018 Brass at Beamish March & Hymn Tune

June 19 • There was a great deal of quality traditional march and hymn tune playing on show at the popular Beamish Museum in County Durham.


Coalburn

Coalburn's Got Talent — plenty of it!

June 19 • Simon Cowell should have been in Coalburn as the band's 'Talent' showcased their brilliant playing.


cUPS

Report & Results: 2018 Holme Valley Solo & Ensemble

June 19 • There were some stunning performances to enjoy at the Hade Edge bandroom on the weekend.


Radio

Radio: Sunday Bandstand

June 19 • Music over the airwaves from Chris Helme


Tredegar Town Band - Mussorgsky meets Mozart

Wednesday 20 June • ROYAL BIRMINGHAM CONSERVATOIRE, Birmingham City University, 200 Jennens Rd, Birmingham. B4 7XR


Black Dyke Band - Halifax Choral Society

Saturday 23 June • Victoria Theatre, 2 Fountain St, Halifax HX1 1BP


The Marple Band - The Marple Band presents Music from Musicals

Saturday 23 June • Stockport Grammar School. Buxton Road. Stockport SK2 7AF


Elland Silver Band - Elland Silver Band

Saturday 23 June • Blackley Blackley Church Prospect View Elland HX5 0TD


York Railway Institute Band - Dan Thomas - Euphonium

Saturday 23 June • Central Methodist Church. St Saviourgate. York. YO1 8NQ YO1 8NQ


Witney Town Band

June 19 • A friendly 4th section band based in West Oxfordshire require Front row cornet and Second Horn. We rehearse from 7:30 - 9.30pm pm every Tuesday at Witney Methodist Church, High Street, Witney, Oxfordshire, OX28 6HG. .


Torbay Brass Band

June 19 • Torbay Brass Band is looking for trombone and cornet players to join their current set up. We are a friendly hard working group who really would welcome such players into our fold. So if you are looking to join a band or returning to playing....?


Crewe Brass

June 19 • Crewe Brass currently have vacancies for Eb and BBb Bass, Baritone, and Cornet. We are a friendly, social first section band with a good mix of concerts and contests, and rehearse on Monday and Friday evenings in Shavington, Crewe.


Darren R. Hawken

PGdip, BMus(hons) PGCE, dipABRSM, LRSM
Conductor, Arranger, Teacher, Adjudicator, Band Trainer