Maurice Murphy on Songs Of Praise tonight (28/10/07)

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  1. andyp

    andyp Active Member

    Anyone else think it was disgraceful they didn't mention his name?

    Everyone else got a name-check, and it was mentioned that "you need a really good trumpet player for this" (Let The Bright Seraphim from Handel's "Messiah"), spotlight on him, but no credit!
     
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  3. imthemaddude

    imthemaddude Active Member

    I thought the programme was quite poor full stop to be honest.
     
  4. trumpetmike

    trumpetmike Active Member

    Seraphim isn't from the Messiah (it is from Samson)
     
  5. 1st Position

    1st Position Member

    He was mentioned in the programme's closing credits.
     
  6. JamesResurgam

    JamesResurgam Member

    A knighthood for Mr Murphy

    It's typical of the gentleman; he does all the talking with the bell end. Mind you that "D" trumpet's been round the block a few times, I wonder how old it is?
    If anyone deserves a gong for his contribution to music in this country it's Maurice Murphy; nothing less than a knighthood will do. He's always been my idol, there has never been a greater cornet or trumpet player in my humble opinion.

    David James
     
  7. sop 1

    sop 1 Member

    also derek watkins was in the orcestra!
     
  8. Pythagoras

    Pythagoras Active Member

    Only recently heard some stuff where he's featured. ****** hell he's good.
     
  9. stopher

    stopher Member


    Right - lets get the campaign going - if not a knighthood, how about MBE/CBE/Pope! The guy deserves it more than a load of rugby or football players who played a few matches one season and won a few games!
     

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