Hi, not sure active this forum is still but I'll post here anyway incase someone might be otherwise missing out!
The championships kick off tomorrow and go through to saturday night.
A decent, deceivingly difficult but easy on the ears test piece for the championship bands on the friday and a...
Going by this I would opt for Goldberg 2012 by Svein Henrik Giske, a monster of a piece full of technique and music. I don't think it will ever receive a 'perfect' performance, neither on the stage or in the studio.
I'm also a Spiriti fan, but then again I would be after having played it a fair...
Norway's entertaintment competition, Siddis Brass, kicks off this coming Saturday from Stavanger's new concerthall.
As always it'll be streamed live by TV2 Sumo.
I think it costs around a fiver for a months subscription...
Haha nice, I bet that made for some exciting reading, they use a lot of local dialect and phrases round here!
The subs aren't 100% perfect, there are a few funny errors, but its definitely a mahoosive improvement on google translate ;)
The Norwegian equivalent of the BBC have produced a reality documentary focusing on the Brass Band scene around the Bergen area with Eikanger in the spotlight - "Korpsfiksert" (Brass obsessed).
The first two episodes have gone out in Norway and have had a really good reception, both...
Haven't seen any other thread about this, but then again I'm not around much, so may have overlooked.
Tomorrow is SIDDIS Brass, Norway's equivalent of 'Brass in Concert' held in Stavanger.
You can find full details of times etc here...
Dont you just love it when people get their thesauraus out and disect other people's posts with multi-quote responses, I know I do.
Why do you want YBS 06 Rob, wasnt the test piece a bit of a shocker? And besides, the first bari part was probably splat all over the place..
Globe stamp B&H or a 15-20 year old sovereign would be the best bet.
The JP range is good, very good value, depends what standard you play to as to what you get out of the instrument. In most cases you get what you pay for.