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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



Kyle Lawson

Lawson returns to principal seat at Brighouse

August 14 • National Champion acts swiftly as New Zealand cornet star Kyle Lawson returns to the principal cornet seat at Brighouse & Rastrick.


Freddie Mercury

4BR Shop: Radio Ga Ga

August 14 • Every band needs to go a bit Ga Ga once in a while on a concert stage...


hands

New associate lead at Foss Dyke

August 14 • Ian Scott becomes the new Associate Conductor at Foss Dyke Band


Band Supplies

Band Supplies: Outstanding used instruments need new homes

August 14 • There are some wonderful instruments in need of a new home before the contest season starts again...


Ibstock Brick Brass - Ibstock Country Fair

Sunday 19 August • Ibstock Showground. Pretoria Road. Ibstock. Leicestershire LE676LN


Black Dyke Band - St Wilfrid's Church, Harrogate

Saturday 1 September • Duchy Rd, Harrogate HG1 2EY


Contest: 166th British Open

Saturday 8 September • Broad Street, Birmingham. B1 2EA


Black Dyke Band - Brass on Sunday Gala Concert, Birmingham

Sunday 9 September • Broad St, Birmingham B1 2EA


Contest: Lower Section National Finals

Saturday 15 September • The Centaur, Cheltenham Racecourse. GL50 4SH


The Corsham Band

August 14 • With a solid result in our first year in the Second Section at the Regional Contest, the band are now looking for an experienced Front Row Cornet Player to join our friendly and enthusiastic team.


Lindley Band

August 13 • TUTTI CORNET required to join friendly team who enjoy a balance of contesting and good quality engagements. You will be most welcome to come for a trial rehearsal under our MD Rob Westacott. Our bandroom is only 1 mile from M62, Junction 24.


Lindley Band

August 13 • FIRST BARITONE required to join friendly team who enjoy a balance of contesting and good quality engagements. You will be most welcome to come for a trial rehearsal under our MD Rob Westacott. Our bandroom is only 1 mile from M62, Junction 24.


Dave Collins

BA (Hons) (Dunelm) I, FSCO
Composer and Arranger