Related Composers...

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Chat' started by BrianT, Oct 16, 2007.

  1. BrianT

    BrianT Member

    Last weekend Wantage Band played in a concert in Kenfig where we had one item by Edward German and another piece by Irving Berlin. (I'm certain this was not deliberate!)

    Any other composers you could pair together like this?
  2. David Mann

    David Mann Member

    Dudley Bright and Philip Sparke ?
  3. brassneck

    brassneck Active Member

    Rolf Wallin & Harrison Birtwhistle :oops:
  4. brassneck

    brassneck Active Member

    - or even Ray Steadman-Allen & Robert Simpson :redface:
  5. David Mann

    David Mann Member

    Vinter Coates
  6. silkenrose

    silkenrose New Member

    Wilby Bach

    (will be back............)
  7. silkenrose

    silkenrose New Member

    not related composers, but I remember reading somewhere about the title of music being linked to the composer.

    But to link the title, composer, and price of the music....

    "And the Lord Gave" - Mendelssohn, $2.50
  8. Janet Watkins

    Janet Watkins Member

    OK someone has to do it!

    The obvious one:

    Brahms & Liszt

  9. David Mann

    David Mann Member

    Vintage one:

    G Trombone solo - Works by Handel
  10. Masterblaster jnr

    Masterblaster jnr Active Member

    Dizzy Stratford & Oliver Mann
  11. BrianT

    BrianT Member

    At the Wantage Band annual concert tonight, we're playing 'Chicken Run' in the first half and 'Great Gate of Kiev' in the second half...
  12. James Yelland

    James Yelland Active Member

    I recall a round on I'm Sorry I haven't a Clue many years ago. 'Kiss' was sung in the style of Tom Jones's pubescent cousin Aled, and 'What a Wonderful World' was sung in the style of Louis Armstrong's highly unlikely brother Neil. "And I think to myself......Houston, we have a problem".
  13. Andrew Norman

    Andrew Norman Member

    Brilliant thread.... more please....
  14. James Yelland

    James Yelland Active Member

    Ronald Binge should also be on the programme.
  15. Andrew Norman

    Andrew Norman Member

    Joseph Suk and John Blow ?
  16. DannyCollin

    DannyCollin Member

    Chopin Liszt
  17. James Yelland

    James Yelland Active Member

    I hear on the grapevine that there is going to be another one of those 'hybrid' testpieces chosen for one of the big contests next year. It's going to be called "Variations on the Shining Wayfarer" and credited to Rubbra/Ball.
  18. Sandy Smith

    Sandy Smith Member

    If I arranged some music by the most famous composer born in Bradford would it be credited to Delius/Smith ?
  19. Manxgirl

    Manxgirl New Member

  20. BrianT

    BrianT Member

    At Wantage Band's forthcoming 'Last Night of the Proms' concert we're going to be playing 'Barber of Seville' and 'Spanish Eyes'...

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