Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 26 March 2017

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  1. ChrisHelme

    ChrisHelme Member

    Hello Brass Banders

    Welcome to another two hours of wonderful brass band music. As usual we feature a number of overseas bands and some top draw soloists.

    Franz von Suppé (18.4.1819 – 21.5.1895) an Austrian composer of light operas from the Kingdom of Dalmatia, Austro-Hungarian Empire (now part of Croatia). A composer and conductor of the Romantic period, he is notable for his four dozen operettas.
    His parents named him Francesco Ezechiele Ermenegildo Cavaliere di Suppé-Demelli born in Spalato, now Split, Dalmatia, Austrian Empire. His Belgian ancestors emigrated there in the 18th century. He was a distant relative of Gaetano Donizetti. He spent his childhood in Zara, now Zadar, where he had his first music lessons and began to compose at an early age. He was helped by a local bandmaster and the cathedral choirmaster. As a teenager Suppé studied flute and harmony. His first composition is a Roman Catholic mass, premiered in 1832. At the age of 16 he studied law also but continued to study music.

    The brass band world recognises him for his popular overtures and we have one of those on this week's show - enjoy

    Playlist 26 March 2017
    Rhythm and Blues – Philip Sparke Opening for weekly show Foden's Band MD: Michael Fowles - 2010
    Knight Templar - George Allan Fairey Band MD: Garry Cutt - 2015
    Appalachian Mountain Folk Suite - James Curnow Ensemble de Cuivres Melodia Band (Switzerland) MD: Pierre-Alain Bidaud - 2008
    Aria Con Variazioni - Handel Arr: Matthew Eden Cornet Soloist Mark Wilkinson with the Foden's Band MD: Michael Fowles - 2017
    Meditation - My Comfort and Strength - Brian Bowen International Staff Band BM: Col Bernard Adams - 1970
    Variations in Blue - Derek Broadbent Trombone Trio: Trombone Soloists: Peter Thornburn, Melvin Knight, Ian Scot with the Jaguar Cars (City of Coventry) Band MD: Ray Farr - 1989
    The Beautiful Galathea - Franz von Suppe Arr: Gordon Langford Black Dyke Band MD: Dr. Robert Childs - 2013
    Great and the Glorious - George Marshall Massed Bands International Staff, Norwich Citadel, Chalk Farm, William Booth Memorial Halls (Nottingham) BM: Lt -Col Bernard Adams - Live Royal Albert Hall 4th June 1966
    Bell Bird Polka - Roger Barsotti City of Coventry Band MD: Kenneth Dennison - 1978
    Summon the Dragon - Peter Graham Black Dyke Band MD: Dr. Nicholas Childs - 2007
    The Challenge March - Henry Kleber Yamaha New Lynn Brass (Waitakere Band ) New Zealand - 2010
    Cossack Dance from Mezeppa - Tchaikovsky Arr: Howard Snell Eikanger Bjorsvik Musikklag (Norway) MD: Howard Snell - 2005
    Journey to the Centre of the Earth - Peter Graham Black Dyke Band MD: Dr. Nicholas Childs - 2005
    Arioso - J.S.Bach Arr: Jacob de Haan Gothenburg Brass Band - (Sweden) MD: Bengt Eklund - 2007
    Passacaglia C Minor - J. S. Bach Arr: Howard Snell Eikanger Bjorsvik Musikklag (Norway) MD: Howard Snell - 2005
    Fugue in D Minor - J.S. Bach Arr: Ray Farr Reg Vardy Band MD: Ray Farr - 2009
    Shenandoah Fantasy - Jay Chattaway Arr: Todd Fiegel Piccolo Trumpet, Trumpet and Flugel Horn Soloist Jens Lindermann with the Fodens Band MD: James Gourlay -2011
    Even Me - Kenneth Downie Boscombe Band of the Salvation Army BM: Howard J. Evans - 2008
    Beacon's Field - Dean Jones Brass Band De Waldsang (Netherlands) MD: Rieks van der Velde - 2011
    Slaidburn - William Rimmer Stocksbridge Band MD: Derek Renshaw
    Rhythm and Blues – Philip Sparke Closing for weekly show Foden's Band MD: Michael Fowles - 2010
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