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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.

You can also listen to and download the programme on your Smart Phone by downloading the BBC iPlayer APP.

Requests and Comments welcome at E Mail:

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

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Blackpool Brass

November 14 • Friendly and sociable 2nd Section band requires Solo Euph, front and back row cornet, 2nd Horn and percussion, although anyone is welcome to come for a rehearsal and to meet us. Some movement around the stands possible. Rehearsals Tues/Friday 8 - 9.45 pm


Strata Brass

November 13 • PRINCIPAL EUPHONIUM & CORNET (assistant principal or repiano). Rehearsals MON/WED,bandroom 5 mins from J35/36 M1 (Hoyland). MD Jonathan Bates. Good bandroom atmosphere,sensible concert/contest schedule.


Kevin Wadsworth


Conductor, adjudicator, teacher (ABBA)