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Radio: Sounds of Brass

Music to remember the passing of the Listen to the Band era...

Radio
  Philip Hunt looks back at highlights from the soon to be lost Listen to the Band

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Sunday May 13th 2018

Memories of Listen to the Band.

WASHINGTON DC (Bryan Kelly)
Desford Colliery Band
Conductor: Frank Renton

OVERTURE: ROYAL FIREWORKS MUSIC (G F Handel arr. Frank Renton)
Desford Colliery Band
Conductor: Frank Renton

ROLL AWAY BET James Ord Hume
2 MOVEMENTS FROM A HOLIDAY SUITE Eric Ball
Introduced by Jimmy Kingsbury 1971
St Dennis Band
Conductor: E J Williams

ROYAL TROPHY (William Rimmer)
NEXT TO SILENCE (Per Olav Olsen)
Soloist: Paul Bilkey
Introduced by Roy Newsome 1991
Camborne Town Band
Conductor: Steve Sykes

THE TRAP (Ron Goodwin)
JJB Sports Leyland Band
Conductor: Richard Evans

SINGING IN THE RAIN (Nacio Herb Brown arr. Alan Fernie)
Tredegar Town Band
Conductor: Nicholas Childs
Introduced by Frank Renton with Goff Richards 2005

WASHINGTON GREYS (Claudio S Grafulla arr. Winter)
Kirkintilloch Band
Conductor: Frank Renton

FESTIVE OVERTURE (Dimitri Shostakovich arr. Peter Kitson)
Grimethorpe Colliery Band
Conductor: Frank Renton

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abba

Adjudicators to offer test-piece, percussion and conducting insight

November 16 • The Adjudicator's Association is offering something extra to their annual test-piece workshop day


Signing

Hammonds receive experienced Sage assistant

November 16 • The highly respected Jason Evans has joined Hammonds Band in time to make his bumper-up debut at Brass in Concert.


Pennine

Check in with Pennine at Leicester

November 16 • If you are at the LBBA Contest in Loughborough this weekend, then make sure you check out what's on offer at Pennine Music and the Brass Band Music Shop.


Signing

Trio of signings at Crofton

November 16 • Ambitious Yorkshire band look ahead to life in the First Section in 2019 boosted by a trio of new signings.


Foden's Band - Brass in Concert Gala Concert with Matt Ford

Saturday 17 November • Sage Gateshead, St Mary's Square, Gateshead Quays, NE8 2JR


Contest: Youth Brass in Concert

Saturday 17 November • St Mary's Square, Gateshead Quays NE8 2JR


Regent Hall Concerts - Royal Greenwich Brass Band

Sunday 18 November • St Alfege Church. 3 Greenwich Church Street. London SE10 9BJ


Contest: Brass in Concert

Sunday 18 November • St Mary's Square, Gateshead Quays NE8 2JR


Meltham and Meltham Mills Brass Band - Atlantic Brass - No1 Brass Band from the USA!

Tuesday 20 November • Huddersfield Parish Church Office, Byram Street, Huddersfield, HD1 1BU. HD1 1BU


Cleobury Mortimer Concert Brass

November 16 • Cleobury Mortimer Concert Brass (3rd section) require a bass trombone, Eb bass, Euphonium (seat negotiable to the right player) and solo cornet player, but we welcome all players.


The Cobham Band

November 16 • Vacancies for Flugel, Baritone, Bass Trombone and Assistant Percussion exist in this friendly band. We have a good programme of band stand and concert engagements. The band contests in SCABA events and welcomes players of all standards and experience.


Weymouth Concert Brass

November 16 • Weymouth Concert Brass have vacancies on Cornet and Flugel (positions negotiable). We are a friendly and sociable band currently competing in the third section. We rehearse once a week and hold additional rehearsals in the run up to contests and concerts


James McLeod

BMus (hons)
Euphonium Soloist, Teacher and Conductor