The Big Blow 2007 - Music and DVD

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  1. TheMusicCompany

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    The Big Blow 2007
    Sheet Music and DVD Now Available to Pre-Order

    We're delighted to inform you that it's now possible to pre-order The Big Blow Official DVD and the sheet music Zephyrus (The Big Blow March) either via, Just Brass ( or from The Music Company (

    4.00pm on Saturday 20th January 2007, Butlins Resort, Skegness saw an attempt to set a new oficial record to create the largest brass band in the world. The event also hoped to raise funds in support of the work of Brass Band Aid, (a charity supported by the brass band fraternity in association with the internationally recognised charitable organisation of World Vision.) The focussed target being the long-term sponsorship of two children from the village of Adet, Ethiopia where Brass Band Aid have been building and equipping a school.

    The fund-raising can now continue with sales of the specially commissioned march and the DVD coverage of the event. Help make a difference and own a piece of history.

    ZEPHYRUS - The Big Blow March
    Due for published release on 10 February 2007.

    Relive the record setting moment with a complete band set of the music used for The Big Blow 2007 event.

    Zephyrus (named after the Greek God of the West Winds) is the replacement title for this original work by Andrew Duncan. As one of the Official Partners of the event The Music Company specially commissioned this piece from Andrew to appropriately mark the historic occasion.

    Zephyrus (The Big Blow March) has received great acclaim from those who were there and the event conductor, Frank Renton, offered a very positive response when he led the largest brass band in the world to play it!

    It starts with a traditional march style, upbeat and positive with a touch of pomp and circumstance. It then develops into a Trio section which offers an African style lilt, making the link to the inspiration behind the event and the writing of this piece. The march lasts for approximately 5 minutes and includes optional percussion parts to enhance the African element.

    A donation is being made by The Music Company towards The Big Blow's charity focus for every band set sold.

    Price: £19.95 including postage and packing

    The Official Big Blow DVD - Pre-Order your copy now
    This is currently being edited, but due for release late February/Early March.

    A unique account of the 2007 record setting attempt to create the largest brass band in the world. The Big Blow DVD covers behind the scenes preparation, associated events during the weekend, the launch and pre-event entertainment, the record attempt itself and follow-on post-event coverage.

    A fantastic keepsake for an exciting event and every copy sold helps to strengthen the fund-raising efforts towards The Big Blow's charity focus - the long-term sponsorship of two children from Adet together with the ongoing support of the Brass Band Aid school building and equipping project.

    As one of the other Official Partners for the event, Just Brass are distributing this DVD and orders can be placed online via The Big Blow website ( or via the Just Brass online shop (

    Price: £10.00 including postage/packing

    We hope both these items will be of interest to you and we look forward to seeing the fund-raising success of The Big Blow 2007 continue.

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