Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme - 11 December 2016

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  1. ChrisHelme

    ChrisHelme Member

    Hello Everyone

    Just 14 days to Christmas Day.... and still so much to do.... A wonderful programme of seasonal music for you this week. I understand the show now has some listeners in Japan so I have included a rare performance from a Japanese brass band with one of the UKs all time great cornet players.

    It was sad to read this week in the UK band press that Maisie Ringham Wiggins, a pioneer and first lady of the trombone passed away a few days ago aged 92. For those not familiar with her musical career please have a look at this link:

    Death of Maisie Ringham Wiggins and listen to her taken from an old 78 rpm record in 1955.

    Here is the link to this week’s show and the playlist.

    Derek Bourgeois b: 1941. After university education at Magdalene College, he spent two years at the Royal College of Music, studying composition / conducting.
    1971/84, he lectured at Bristol University and director of the National Youth Orchestra from 1984/93. In 1980 he began conducting the Sun Life Band, his introduction to the world of brass bands.
    1994, appointed Director of Music at St Paul's Girls School, London, a position previously held by a number of noted composers.
    The First International Conference for Conductors, Publishers and Composers awarded him with their main commission in 1981. He founded the National Youth Chamber Orchestra of GB in 1988 and has been a member of the Music Advisory Panel of the Arts Council. He is a prolific composer for brass bands. On this week's show is the Sorcerer's Apprentice by Paul Dukas which Derek arranged for brass bands.

    Playlist 11 December 2016

    Rhythm and Blues – Philip Sparke

    Opening for weekly show Foden's Band MD: Michael Fowles - 2010

    Christmas Praise - Noel Jones

    City Of Bradford Brass Band MD: Lee Skipsey - 2016

    Christmas Triptych - James Curnow

    North Carolina Brass Band (USA) MD: Brian Meixner - 2016

    Winter from "The Four Seasons" - Vivaldi Arr: Darrol Barry

    Cornet Soloist Robert Westacott with the Brighouse & Rastrick Band MD: David Hirst - 2000

    O Holy Night - Adolphe Adam Arr: Howard Lorriman

    Oberaargauer Brass Band with the Classic Festival Choir (Austria) MD: Manfred Obrecht -2009

    Forgotten Dreams - Leroy Anderson Arr: Simon Kerwin

    Brass Band de Bazuin Oenkerk (The Netherlands) MD: Klaas van der Woude - 2011

    Scherzo for Motorcycle and Orchestra (From "Indiana Jones - The Last Crusade") - John Williams Arr: Klaas van der Woude

    Black Dyke Band MD: Dr. Nicholas Childs - 2008

    Hallelujah Chorus from Handel's Messiah - G.F.Handel

    Black Dyke Band and the Halifax Choral Society MD: John Pryce Jones - 2001

    Stille Nacht - Franz Gruber Arr: Corsin Tuor

    Brass Band Berner Oberland (Switzerland) MD: Corsin Tuor - 2016

    Charivari - John Iveson

    Cornet Soloist Roger Webster with the Breeze Brass Band (Japan) MD: Kazuyoshi Uemura - 1995

    Fantasy on Good King Wenceslas - Roy Newsome

    The Sheldon Theatre Brass Band (Canada) MD: W. Larry Brentzel - 1995

    O Come All Ye Faithful - Traditional - Arr: David Willcocks trs : Ray Steadman-Allen

    The Treorchy Male Voice Choir with the Cory Band MD: Philip Harper - 2016

    Music Box Dancer - Frank Mills Arr: David Cunningham

    Royal Doulton Band MD: Ted Gray - 1989

    O Fortuna from Carmina Burana - Carl Orff Arr: Klaas van der Woude

    Organist Simon Lindley with the Sellers International Band MD: Philip McCann - 2004

    Family Portrait from Lowry Sketchbook - Philip Wilby

    Point of Ayr Band MD: Michael Fowles - 1999

    The Sorcerer's Apprentice - Paul Dukas Arr: Derek Bourgeois

    Hammonds Saltaire Band MD: Morgan Griffiths - 2012

    We Are The Reason - David Meece Arr: Richard Phillips

    Vocalist Claire White-McKay with the City Of Bradford Brass Band MD: Lee Skipsey - 2016

    'twas The Night Before Christmas - Drew R. Fennell - Narrator: Ed Simpson

    North Carolina Brass Band (USA) MD: Brian Meixner - 2016

    Variations - Andrew Lloyd Webber Arr: Peter Graham

    Euphonium Soloist Steven Mead with the Williams Fairey Band MD: Howard Snell - 1998

    God Rest You Merry, Gentlemen - Paul Clark Arr: Edward Mylechreest

    The Household Troops Band BM: Carl Saunders - 2014

    Japanese Slumber Song - Gareth Wood

    Delta Brass Zeeland (The Netherlands) MD: Luc Vertommen - 2008

    O Little Town - Ralph Pearce

    Cornet Soloist Gordon Ward with the New York Staff Band (USA) BM: Ron Waiksnoris - 2007

    Funiculi Funicula Rhapsody - Luigi Denza and Yo Goto Arr: Michael Garasi

    Brass Band of Central Florida (USA) MD: Michael J. Garasi - 2007

    Rhythm and Blues – Philip Sparke

    Closing for weekly show Foden's Band MD: Michael Fowles - 2010

    I have a number of pieces this week from new CDs that have been kindly sent to me. Please check out the band’s website about these new CDs.

    Thanks to:

    North Carolina Brass Band, USA MD: Brian Meixner. 'Christmas Wrapped in Brass' - CD - .............2016
    Brass Band Berner Oberland, Switzerland MD: Corsin Tuor .’Silent Night – Stille Nacht’ – CD - ......2016
    The City of Bradford Brass Band, UK MD: Lee Skipsey. ‘ Spirit’ – CD - ...................... 2016
    Cory Band MD: Philip Harper - 'A Festival of Fanfares and Carols' - CD - Doyen DOY CD364 ..............2016

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