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Radio: Sounds of Brass

More brass band music from Phillip Hunt — including a celebration of the great Leonard Bernstein.

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  More great music from Phillip Hunt

BBC SOUNDS OF BRASS — Worldwide

BROADCAST ON BBC RADIO CORNWALL, DEVON, GUERNSEY & JERSEY EVERY SUNDAY EVENING @ 7.00pm and on BRISTOL, GLOUCESTERSHIRE, SOMERSET SOUND, SWINDON & WILTSHIRE Sunday 1.00am to 2.00am.

PRODUCED AND PRESENTED WEEKLY BY PHILLIP HUNT since 1985.

AVAILABLE LIVE AND LISTEN AGAIN EVERY WEEK ON THE WORLD WIDE WEB THROUGH THE BBC RADIO iPLAYER.

Live on Sundays at 20.05 or 12am British Time or at any time for 30 DAYS after the Broadcast.
To hear this week's programme instantly go to the Web Site of the BBC Local Radio Station you are listening to and click on Live or Listen Again, then Schedule.

For those listeners who can hear the programme on their TV through the Freeview Radio Channel you can now set your system to record the programme on a weekly basis by going to the Radio Programme Guide and finding our broadcast time.

At the moment the BBC Local Radio Stations on the Freeview Radio Channel can only be accessed within the individual Radio Station areas, which is why some numbers are duplicated.

The Freeview numbers for the Stations available are, BBC Radio Bristol 719, Radio Jersey 719, Radio Devon 720, Radio Guernsey 721, Radio Cornwall 721, Radio Wiltshire 721, Radio Somerset 722, Radio Gloucestershire 735.

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Telephone: 01752 843919.

Check the Sounds of Brass Blog @ www.sofbblog.wordpress.com every week for programme details, brass band articles and information.

Sunday 19th August 2018:

SWEDISH MARCH (Edward Gregson)
The Fairey Band

FIRE IN THE BLOOD (Paul Lovatt-Cooper)
Camborne Junior Contesting Band
Conductor: Alan Pope

STAR TREK-THE NEXT GENERATION (Alexander Courage)
MASSED BANDS of HER MAJESTY'S ROYAL MARINES
Conductor: Lt. Col. R A Waterer

CLAIR DE LUNE (Claude Debussy)
Carlton Main Frickley Colliery

SYRINX (Claude Debussy arr. Howard Snell)
Soloist: Martin Winter

THE GIRL WITH THE FLAXEN HAIR (Claude Debussy arr. Howard Snell)
Soloist: Martin Winter
Desford Colliery Dowty Band
Conductor: Howard Snell

CAKEWALK (Claude Debussy arr. Maurice Bale)
Multitrack Euphonium: Steven Mead

LITTLE SUITE FOR BRASS No 1 (Malcolm Arnold)
The National Youth Brass Band of Scotland
Conductor: Russell Gray

SYMPHONY OF MARCHES (Gilbert Vinter)
Bodmin Town Band
Conductor: John Maines


Sunday 26th August 2018

Celebrating the Centenary of the birth of Leonard Bernstein

AMERICA (Bernstein arr. Ray Farr)
Eikanger-Bjorsvik Musikklag
Conductor: Ray Farr

CANDIDE (Bernstein arr. Howard Snell)
Foden's Band
Conductor: Michael Fowles

TONIGHT (Bernstein arr. Johnny Richards)
Cornet: Alex McLean
GUS Band
Conductor: Bramwell Tovey

THREE DANCE EPISODES from ON THE TOWN (Bernstein arr. Ray Farr)

ON THE WATERFRONT (Bernstein arr. Mark Freeh)
Brassband Burgermusik Luzern
Conductor: Ludwig Wicki

AMERICA & SOMEWHERE (Bernstein arr. Eric Crees)
Cory Band
Conductor: Dr Robert Childs

ELEGY FOR NIPPY (Bernstein)
Soloist: Brett Baker
Pianist Fenella Haworth-Smith

SYMPHONIC DANCES FRON WEST SIDE STORY (Bernstein arr. Eric Crees)
Grimethorpe Colliery Band
Conductor: James Gourlay



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...


St Pinnock Brass Band - Music at the Quayside

Thursday 16 August • Quayside centre, West Looe PL13 2ES


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


Horwich RMI Band

August 14 • Horwich RMI band are accepting interest for the positions Bb Bass and Tenor Horn (position negotiable dependent upon ability). Friendly band with balanced engagement schedule. Very enjoyable and fun rehearsals.


St Pinnock Brass Band

August 14 • SOLO TROMBONE PLAYER:. Recently revitalised with the appointment of renowned Musical Director, David Johnson, and an influx of new players - both young and old, this ambitious second section brass band is seeking a solo trombone player.


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.


Simon Gresswell


Conductor, adjudicator, tutor, tuba specialist