Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 12 March 2017

Discussion in 'The Auditorium - Concert Details' started by ChrisHelme, Mar 12, 2017.

  1. ChrisHelme

    ChrisHelme Member

    Hello Brass Banders – Here is another scintillating two hours featuring some of the best brass bands and fine soloists.

    A treat this week is Derek Garside playing the best performance of Cleopatra by Damare in 1960 and he then joins Brian Cronshaw and Alan Holme in Don Jacoby’s Carnival Variations in 1962. These two pieces are a celebration for Derek’s birthday – he was 87 this week, so from brass banders around the world we send him our best wishes for his birthday.

    There is also a fabulous euphonium solo from Mark Glover. This is a performance straight out of the top draw.....

    This week the programme is being played across which is based in France. Expats from across the world tune into this station, so they will be joining us for the first time with this week’s show.

    Derek Garside - the finest cornet player of his generation. I have a concert programme for CWS (Manchester) Band MD: Alex Mortimer from the late 1950s. Interestingly the second item in the second half is Derek Garside playing that very famous Cleopatra cornet solo by Damare. On today's show Derek is featured playing that same solo. He is also one of the cornet trio I have featured playing Don Jacoby's cornet trio Carnival Variations. He is playing alongside Brian Cronshaw and Alan Holmes.

    These two tracks featuring Derek is by means of a celebration - this last week he celebrated his 87th birthday. Young players may be saying 'Derek who?' - An American cornet player of some note once asked me to locate a recording of Cleopatra played by Derek. As far as she was concerned his was the definitive performance.

    A 1960 recording of this solo is on today's show - and this is how it should be played... enjoy

    Playlist 12 March 2017

    Rhythm and Blues – Philip Sparke

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

    Fanfare and BBCF (March by James Ord Hume) Arr: Ray Steadman Allan

    Massed Band of Besses O'th Barn, Black Dyke Mills and IMI Yorkshire Imperial bands with GMD: Harry Mortimer - 1987

    March to the Scaffold from Symphony Fantastique - Hector Berlioz Arr: Darrol Barry

    Black Dyke Band MD: Dr. Nicholas Childs - 2014

    Variations on Beer Barrel Polka - Wesley Kendrick

    Euphonium Soloist Mark Glover with the Staffordshire Band MD: David Hirst - 2005

    Big Band Tribute - Meacham & Garland Arr: Dan Price & Barry Forgie

    Grimethorpe Colliery Band MD: Dr. Robert Childs - 2014

    Mull Of The Cool Bens - Arr: Adrian Drover

    Flugel Soloist Iwan Williams with the Yorkshire Building Society Band MD: David King - 1997

    American in Paris - George Gershwin Arr: Howard Snell

    Williams Fairey Band MD: Allan Withington - 2002

    Where Eagles Sing - Paul Lovatt-Cooper

    North Carolina Brass Band (USA) MD: Brian Meixner - 2014

    Ile De France - Darius Milhaud Arr: Alan Fernie

    Black Dyke Band MD: Dr. Nicholas Childs - 2003

    Alone Yet Not Alone - Bruce Broughton Arr: Peter Graham

    New York Staff Band (USA) BM: Ron Waiksnoris - 2015

    ORB (Oldham Rifle Brigade) March - Charles Anderson

    Fountain City Band (USA)MD: Dr. Joseph Parisi - 2016

    Le Professionnel - Chi Mia - Ennio Morricone Arr: Denziil Stephens

    Brass Band Burger Luzern (Switzerland) MD: Ludwig Wicki - 2002

    Tournament for Brass - Eric Ball

    Buy as you View Cory Band MD: Dr. Robert Childs - 2004

    Cleopatra - Damare

    Cornet Soloist Derek Garside with the CWS (Manchester) Band MD: Alex Mortimer - 1960

    Carnival Variations - Don Jacoby

    Cornet Trio Derek Garside, Brian Cronshaw & Alan Holmes with the CWS (Manchester) Band MD: Alex Mortimer - 1962

    The Merry Wives of Windsor - Otto Nicolai Arr: George Hawkins

    National Brass Band of New Zealand MD: KGL Smith - 1960s

    Silent Vigil - Kenneth Downie

    International Staff Band BM: Dr. Stephen Cobb - 2004

    Streets of London - Ralph McTell Arr: Derek Ashmore

    Tenor Horn Soloist David Horn with the Carlton Main Frickley Colliery Band - David James - 1979

    Into the Fire from the musical Scarlet Pimpernel - Frank Wildhorn Arr: Brian Bowen

    Vocalist Jason McCann with the Sellers Engineering Band MD: Philip McCann - 2004

    Time to Say Goodbye - Francesco Sartori (music) and Lucio Quarantotto (lyrics) Arr: Alan Fernie

    Brass Band De Bazuin Oenkerk (Netherlands) MD: Klaas van der Woude - 2000

    Rhythm and Blues – Philip Sparke

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