Old Desford Recordings

Discussion in 'The Rehearsal Room' started by Accidental, Apr 12, 2009.

  1. Accidental

    Accidental Supporting Member

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    Looking to replace my dead tapes from the 87-92 era with CDs/MP3, especially Variations.... anyone got anything I can beg, borrow or buy please?
     
  2. ian perks

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    you might be able to get Variations CD still from R Smith&Co
     
  3. brassneck

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    The Rubbra, Bliss and Sparke works are all great performances on that disc.
     
  4. brassneck

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    What memories ... Masque on Continental Brass CD is good as well!
     
  5. ian perks

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    Very true
    a great recording of Belmont Variations probably the best one ever been done over the last few years.
    Will add to this a really nice Baritone solo by ;Carole Crompton"Rutland Water" on this CD
     
  6. dizzy068

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    I'm after those recordings as well, I think I used to have them on vinyl but can't locate them, please PM if you find a source for it - love Rutland Water too!
     
  7. Accidental

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    It was hunting for a recording of Ruland Water that inspired the thread - the couple of tapes I could actually find are just sooooo old and tired!

    Thanks to tMP I've managed to source updates for Continental Brass, Making Tracks and Variations, so thanks for the help :clap: :)
     
  8. James Yelland

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    Alas, as far as I know the one Desford recording which never made it to CD was Showcase, which was a treasure chest of some of Howard Snell's finest arrangements, including Two Cats, Dresden Chimes etc. Unless anyone knows otherwise?
     
  9. Pondasher

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    Desford LP & 7" Vinyl Records

    There was actually a total of nine vinyl recordings made by Desford that were not commercially produced in the CD format.

    These are shown on my website http://www.euph9.freeserve.co.uk/05brasslpep.htm

    Scroll down to Desford Colliery - my reference numbers D1 to D9 inclusive.

    KEITH QUINN MEMORABILIA
     
  10. Frontman

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    I have Showcase on tape if you want it?
     
  11. Accidental

    Accidental Supporting Member

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    :tup yes please! Have pm'ed you
     
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