Searching for 'Oliver' and Besses/Grimethorpe

Discussion in 'The Rehearsal Room' started by Columbo, Mar 17, 2009.

  1. Columbo

    Columbo Member

    I am looking for the music and /or recording of a March called 'Oliver'.

    The last time I heard this was on a 'Listen to the Band' Program on Radio 2 1986-88. It was played by Grimey in the 50/60's. It was featured in a slot chosen by Sandy Blair (Besses MD) during the program which featured Besses O'th Barn where I played at the time, presented by Roy Newsome. Incidentally, does anyone know how I can get hold of archived 'Listen to the Band' programs as I had them on cassette and have misplaced them. I am particularly looking for Besses featured during the time of '86 - '89. Would greatly appreciate any help here.
     
  2. Red Kite

    Red Kite Member

    Its on a 1970 LP .

    Festival Brass No3 , Grimethorpe SAGA 8147
     
  3. Columbo

    Columbo Member

    Fantastic, cheers. You've no idea how long I've been looking for this. Do you have it? Its a great march!
     
  4. brassneck

    brassneck Active Member

    Funnily enough, I actually have the LP. The march was written by George Thompson. It also has the little heard euph solo Springtime by Reginald Heath.
     
  5. Columbo

    Columbo Member

    Cheers again.

    You are correct. George Thompson wrote it for his Nephew....what was his name again!??

    Anyone know the publishers and where I can lay my hands on it??

    Thanks again.
     
  6. brassneck

    brassneck Active Member

    erm ... Oliver? ;)
     
  7. Columbo

    Columbo Member

    1 team point Brassneck!
     
  8. Red Kite

    Red Kite Member

    I have the LP, its shows the publisher as Doric Music .
     
  9. brassneck

    brassneck Active Member

    ... and Oliver was, in fact, his grandson! :rolleyes:
     

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