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Radio: Sounds of Brass

Plenty of brass band music to keep you entertained in the new year from Philip Hunt.

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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

AVAILABLE LIVE AND LISTEN AGAIN EVERY WEEK ON THE WORLD WIDE WEB THROUGH THE BBC iPLAYER. Live on Sundays at 19-05 British Time or at any time for 7 DAYS after the Broadcast.

To hear this week’s programme instantly go to www.bbc.co.uk/­iplayer/­radio scroll down to Local Radio and click on BBC Devon.

Requests and Comments welcome at E Mail.
Telephone 01752 843919.

Sunday 2nd January:

DAWN OF FREEDOM
William Rimmer
Mirrilees Works Band

PAINT YOUR WAGON
Lerner & Loewe
Royal Doulton Band
Conductor: Ted Gray

SERENADE
Schubert
Soloist: Derek Garside
CWS (Manchester) Band
Conductor: Eric Ball

HIGH SPIRITS
Reginald Heath
CWS (Manchester) Band
Conductor: Alex Mortimer

THE OLD WELLS
Eric Ball
SP&S Band
Conductor: Captain Eric Ball

LOVE DIVINE- Part 1
Cyril Jenkins
St Hilda Colliery Band
Conductor: Cyril Jenkins

SOUNDING BRASS
Hill
H G & The Ettaswell Band

ALFIE
Bert Bacharach arr. Denzil Stephens
Soloist: Ian Dickinson
Sun Life Band
Conductor: Bryan Hurdley

POP GOES THE WEASEL
Hawkins
Crossley’s Carpet Works Band

TYROLEAN TUBAS
Clark
Cammell Laird Band
Conductor: James Scott

ZAMPA
F. Herold arr. William Rimmer
Virtuosi Brass Band
Conductor: Eric Ball


Sunday 9th January:

MARCHE LORRAINE
Louis Ganne
Desford Colliery Band
Conductor: Jason Katsikaris

A ROYAL MILE SUITE
Alan Fernie
Hazel Grove Band
Conductor: Nigel Beasley

EYES OF A CHILD
Katarina Stenstrom arr. Larsen
Soloist: Helen Williams
Foden’s Band
Conductor: Alan Withington

AMAZING GRACE
Trad. arr. Leonard Ballantine
Soloist: Jude Gotrich
Festival Chorus
The International Staff Band of The Salvation Army
Conductor: Captain Leonard Ballantine

JAZZ TRILOGY
Stephen Bulla
Herb Bruce, Bernie Dake, Stephen Bullao.

WILLOW PATTERN
Philip Harper
Delph Band
Conductor: Philip Goodwin



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June 18 • Not all is lost on the BBC for brass bands if we can get more insight and passion for the medium from the likes of conductor Greg Beardsall.


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


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.


Hade Edge Band

June 19 • An opportunity has arisen at Hade Edge Band for an Eb bass player to join our very friendly First Section Band. We rehearse on a Tuesday and Thursday evenings in Hade Edge Band Room, Greave Road, Hade Edge from 8pm to 10pm


James Chamberlain

BMus (Hons) PGCE
Conductor, Teacher