facebook twitter rss vimeo shop label support us

*
banner

Radio: Sounds of Brass

Phillip Hunt provides plenty of great early season music.

Hunt

 

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 RADIO 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/­devon and click on Listen Live or Listen Again.

Requests and Comments welcome at E Mail.

Telephone 01752 843919.

To take part in the BBC Trust consultation on Brass Bands on local radio:http:/­/­www.bbc.co.uk/­bbctrust/­index.shtml phone 0800 0680 116 or write to BBC Trust, 180 Great Portland Street, London, W1W 5QZ

Sunday 8th January

OLD COMRADES
Carl Teike
Roberts Bakery Band
Conductor: Colin Cranson

JUBILEE OVERTURE
Philip Sparke

DAWN OF A NEW AGE
Richard Rock

LARK IN THE CLEAR AIR
Trad. Arr. Gordon Langford
Soloist: Helen Varley
Hammonds Saltaire Band
Conductor: Morgan Griffiths

HOW GREAT THOU ART
Trad arr. Simon Wood
Soloist: Bianca Davies
Mount Charles Youth Band
Conductor: Jonathan Small

PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN
Klaus Badelt arr. Darrol Barry
Oberaargauer Brass Band
Conductor: Manfred Obrecht

CONCERTO DE ARANGUEZ
J Rodrigo arr. Kevin Bolton
Soloist: Stan Lippeatt
Thoresby Colliery (Joy Mining) Band
Conductor: Peter Parkes

AIR DES ESPAGNOLES
Jean-Baptiste Lully arr. Jock Mckenzie

MALAGUENA
Ernesto Lecuona arr. Stuart Malcolm
Superbrass
Conductor: David Powell

CARMEN FANTASY
Georges Bizet arr. Gordon Langford
Williams Fairey Band
Conductor: James Gourlay

Support us for less than a cup of coffee...

4BR wants to ensure that the brass band movement remains vibrant and relevant. We also want to be able to question, challenge and critically examine those who run and play in it, producing high quality journalism that informs as well as entertains our readers.

So if like us you value a strong, independent perspective on the brass band world - then why not consider becoming a supporter and help make our future and that of a burgeoning brass band movement more secure.

So one less cappuccino then?

Support us    



mARCHING

Newtown looking for open air attractions

February 16 • The entry list is now open for bands wishing to visit the Newtown March & Open Air contest in mid -Wales later this year.


Spotlight

Cory spotlight Festival help

February 16 • The world's number 1 ranked band has provided a great spotlight on the final movement of the this year's Fourth Section Area set-work.


mOON

A4 Quartet seek one small step...?

February 16 • If you are a composer inspired by Leonardo da Vinci, Queen Victoria, Mahatma Gandi or the even the moon landings then you need to get writing for the A4 Brass Quartet...


Vos

Vos makes Prestige move to Besson

February 16 • The Dutch euphonium star Robbert Vos makes the move from Sterling to Besson to join the maker's high profile line-up of Prestige stars.


Contest: Welsh Open

Saturday 16 February • The Grand Pavilion, The Esplanade, Porthcawl, CF36 3YW


Newstead Brass - Contest Countdown

Sunday 17 February • Festival Hall, Hodgkinson Road, Kirkby in Ashfield, Nottinghamshire NG17 7DJ


Foden's Band - Annual Patrons Concert

Tuesday 19 February • Sandbach School, Crewe Road, Sandbach CW11 3NS


Black Dyke Band - Doncaster Minster

Saturday 23 February • 9 Church St, Doncaster DN1 1RD


The Cobham Band - Best of Brass Concert

Saturday 23 February • The Vera Fletcher Hall. 4 Embercourt Road. Thames Ditton Surrey KT7 0LQ


Freckleton Band

February 15 • We have a vacancy for a 2nd trombone player, although the solo trombone position would be available to the right person. The band has recently been promoted to the Championship section and have a balanced concert and contest programme.


Freckleton Band

February 15 • Freckleton Band have a vacancy for a 2nd baritone player. The band has recently been promoted to the Championship section and have a balanced concert and contest programme. Rehearsal nights are Mondays and Thursdays.


City of Bristol Brass Band

February 15 • City of Bristol Brass Band need an Eb Bass player to complete our team. With a busy year of contest and concert performances lined up, under the baton of Ian Holmes are you the one for us?


David A. Stowell


Conductor and composer