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Radio: Sounds of Brass

Phillip Hunt keeps us up to date with more great brass band music.

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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.

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Sunday 22nd January

MARCH TO THE SCAFFOLD
from The Fantastic Symphony
Hector Berlioz arr. Darrol Barry

FINALE from Symphony No.2, THE RESURRECTION
Gustav Mahler arr. Christopher Wormald
Black Dyke Band
Conductor: Dr Nicholas Childs

FROM THE NEW WORLD
Movements 2 & 4 from Symphony No.5
Antonin Dvorak arr. Ray Steadman-Allen
Hampshire County Youth Band
Conductor: Leighton Rich

ADAGIO from Symphony No.2
Sergei Rachmaninoff arr. Ray Farr
Soloist: Richard Marshall
Grimethorpe Colliery RJB Band
Conductor: Garry Cutt

SCHERZO from Symphony No.10
Dimitri Shostakovich arr. Andrew Duncan
Whitburn Band
Conductor: Andrew Duncan

FINALE from Symphony No.5
Ludwig van Beethoven arr. Maurice Bail
Multi Track
Soloist: Steven Mead

SYMPHONY No.4
William Boyce arr. Howard Snell
Howard Snell Brass
Conductor: Howard Snell



Heritage

British Open trophy set for Forest Heritage display

August 16 • The iconic British Open trophy will be on display in the Forest of Dean this Sunday — so why not go along and find out more about great brass banding heritage.


Camborne

Cornish bugle call to be heard again on Western Front

August 15 • The great, great grandson of a brave Cornishman will play on his bugle close to the battlefields on which so many men died, as Cambone Youth Band prepare to make an emotional trip to France and Belgium.


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...


St Pinnock Brass Band - Music at the Quayside

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


St Michael's Brass Band - We are playing in Middleton Town Centre.

Saturday 18 August • Middleton Gardens, Middleton. M244DF


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


Burnham and Highbridge Brass Band

August 16 • The Burnham and Highbridge Band has the following vacancies: Principal and 2nd Trombone, 2nd Euphonium and, Back Row Cornets.


The Corsham Band

August 16 • Due to work commitments, a vacancy has arisen for a Tenor Trombone player. First or Second position available. We are a newly promoted Second Section band with a new MD and a friendly and enthusiastic team.


Lofthouse Brass Band

August 15 • Lofthouse Brass Band require a DRUMMER to join the team. We are a friendly 3rd section band. This year saw us achieve 5th place at the Yorkshire Area and we will be working hard in the new year to improve on this in the hope for promotion to 2nd section.


Stuart Black

BA (Hons) Music
Conductor, Teacher, Flugel soloist