Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 17 February 2019

Discussion in 'The Auditorium - Concert Details' started by ChrisHelme, Feb 17, 2019.

  1. ChrisHelme

    ChrisHelme Member

    Hello Brass Banders

    Welcome to another two hours of music from the world of brass bands. We are featuring bands from The Netherlands, Switzerland, New Zealand and some fine soloists. We even have a pipe band......!

    Born in Bicester in 1931, Anthony Hedges studied music at Keble College, Oxford, and gained a first-class honour’s degree and a post-graduate degree in composition. After National Service as solo pianist and arranger with the Royal Signals Band. He spent the next five years as a lecturer at the Royal Scottish Academy of music. In 1962 he moved to Hull University where, until his retirement in 1995,

    He has also written much music for children and amateurs as well as having composed for film, stage, ballet and television. His works have been performed by many major British orchestras and heard worldwide in many hundreds of broadcast and public performances. A prolific composer, much of his output has resulted from commissions - over 60 to date.

    Today we feature one of the few pieces he has written form brass bands.

    Playlist 17 February 2019
    Rhythm and Blues – Philip Sparke Opening for weekly show Foden's Band MD: Michael Fowles - 2010
    Salute to America - Samuel Augustus Ward Hendon Citadel Band BM: Stephen Cobb - 1990
    Confoederatio Helvetica Overture - Roy Newsome Sunlife Band MD: Roy Newsome - 1996
    Kiwi Dragon - Matthew Hall Euphonium Soloist Byron 'Buzz' Newton with the Wellington Brass Band 10 piece ensemble) (New Zealand) MD: David Bremner - 2014
    Showboat - Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein ll arr: J. Ord Hume Redbridge Brass Band MD: Melvin White - 1998
    Saturday Market - Anthony Hedges GUS (Footwear) Band MD: John Berryman - 1982
    The Plantagenets - Edward Gregson GUS (Footwear) Band MD: Keith Wilkinson - 1982
    Annie Laurie - Traditional arr: David Catherwood Euphonium Soloist Derick Kane with the International Staff Band BM: Dr Stephen Cobb - 1999 (Original Recording Date)
    Little Brown Jug - Glen Miller Brass Band Berner Oberland (Switzerland) MD: Adrian Schneider -
    Sweet Gingerbread Man - Eric Banks Peter Hawke Garages Lindley Band MD: Neil Jowett - 1997
    Tara's Theme (from Gone With The Wind) - Max Steiner arr: Alan Catherall Redbridge Band MD: Melvin White - 1995
    Blitz - Derek Bourgeois Black Dyke Mills Band MD: Major Peter Parkes - 1982
    Bare Necessities (from Jungle Book) - arr: Leigh Baker Eb Bass Soloist David Hebb with the Brighouse and Rastrick Band MD: Richard Evans - 2007
    St Clements - arr: Andrew Blyth Massed Bands of the International, Amsterdam, Canadian, Chicago, German, Japan, Melbourne and New Staff of the Salvation Army -MD: Dr Stephen Cobb - 2011
    Mountain Song - Philip Sparke Brass Band De Wâldsang (The Netherlands) MD: Rieks van der Velde - 2008
    A Search For Peace - Rebecca Lundberg Cornet Soloist Kirsty Abbotts with the Carlton Main Frickley Colliery Band MD: Philip McCann - 2015
    Hebrides Overture - Mendelssohn arr: George Thompson CWS Glasgow Band MD: Dr. Nicholas Childs - 2013
    Deep Passage - Emil Soderstrom Williams Fairey Band MD: James Williams
    Amazing Grace - Traditional City of Wellington Highland Pipe Band and the Onslow Brass Band MD: Norman Goffin - 1960
    Rhythm and Blues – Philip Sparke Closing for weekly show Foden's Band MD: Michael Fowles - 2010

    Enjoy the Show
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