Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 30 April 2017

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  1. ChrisHelme

    ChrisHelme Member

    Hello Brass Banders

    Welcome to another two hours of brass band music from bands around the world. Something new something old but plenty for you to all enjoy as you will see in this week’s play list.

    The last two pieces on this show are played to celebrate the life of Gordon Langford the prolific composer and arranger for many musical genres, but principally for the brass band movement, who sadly passed away a couple of weeks ago.



    Gordon Langford b:11.05.1930 – d:18.04. 2017, English composer, arranger and performer. Known for his brass band compositions and arrangements. He was also a composer of choral and orchestral music.

    Born in Middlesex, as Gordon Maris Colman. He began piano lessons aged 5. At 9, one of his compositions received a public performance. From secondary school, he won a scholarship to the Royal Academy of Music, studying piano & composition. He change his name to Gordon Colman Langford

    During his army service he made his first BBC broadcast as a solo pianist. From the army, he worked with seaside orchestras, a touring opera company, a ship's musician, but it was during the 1960s he came to prominence as a pianist, arranger and composer on BBC programmes. He went to live in East Devon, composing but occasionally appearing in recordings, concerts and broadcasts.

    To celebrate his musical life we feature two pieces of his work on this show.

    Playlist 30 April 2017
    Rhythm and Blues – Philip Sparke Opening for weekly show Foden's Band MD: Michael Fowles - 2010
    Regeneration March - Bert T. Langworthy International Staff Band of the Salvation Army BM: Dr. Stephen Cobb - 2015
    A Devon Fantasy - i. Moorland Song - ii. The Fair - iii. Quiet Village - iv. Seafarers - Eric Ball Black Dyke Band MD: Dr. Robert Childs - 2013
    Leaps and Bounds - Spencer and Brianne Munn and Felton's (Footwear) Band MD: Stanley Boddington - 1956
    White Knuckle Ride - Philip Wilby Trombone Soloist Nick Hudson with the Britannia Building Society Band MD: Howard Snell - 1996
    Sea Song Suite Arr: Gordon Jacob Massed bands Black Dyke Mills, Fairey's, GUS (Footwear), Yorkshire Imperial Metals with the York Celebration Choir MD: George Hurst -1972
    Blaze of Light - Albert Elms City of Coventry Band MD: Kenneth Dennison - 1980
    Sinfonietta i) Allegro ii) Lento Moderato iii) Con Brio - Joseph Horovitz CWS Glasgow Band MD: Joseph Horovitz - 2005
    Carnival of Venice Arr: Remington Euphonium Soloist Trevor Groom with the GUS Band MD: Dr. Keith Wilkinson - 1984
    Prelude for a Hero - Joop van Dijk Delta Brass Zeeland (The Netherlands) MD: Luc Vertommen - 2008
    Faith Is The Victory - James Curnow Enfield Citadel Band BM Andrew Blyth - 2007
    Princethorpe Variations - Kenneth Downie Brighouse and Rastrick Band MD: Dr. Stephen Cobb - 2001
    Horns in Harmony - H.A.Kenny Cory Band MD: Major H.A.Kenny - 1972
    Victorious - Dean Goffin Cornet Soloist Richard Martin with the Portsmouth Citadel Band GBM: Major Leslie Condon - 1981
    The Clock With The Dresden Figures - Albert Ketelby Arr: Howard Snell Foden's Band MD: Michael Fowles - 2016
    Three Pieces from the Music Hall Suite: Soft-shoe Shuffle / Adagio-team / Les Girls -Joseph Horovitz Ever Ready Band MD: Stuart Stirling - 1991
    Euphony - Robert Redhead Euphonium Soloist Morgan Griffiths with the Yorkshire Building Society Band MD: David King - 1999
    Dance from Valencian Widow - Khachaturian Brass Band Froschl Hall (Austria) MD: Hannes Buchegger - 2010
    Summer Scherzo - Gordon Langford Besses O'Th' Barn Band MD: Roy Newsome - 1983
    La Danza - Tarantella Napoletana - Gioachino Rossini Arr: Gordon Langford The Fairey Band MD: Kenneth Dennison - 1970
    Rhythm and Blues – Philip Sparke Closing for weekly show Foden's Band MD: Michael Fowles - 2010

    Enjoy

    Chris
     

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