PJBE Quiz, Mk II

Dave Payn

Active Member
Okay, I'll give you a week! ;-) PM me with your answers please. Some are multiple choice, others not.

1.What was the name of their first ‘solo’ album? (i.e. just the ensemble, no other groups involved)
(a) Brass Now and Then
(b) Just Brass
(c) Classics for Brass

2. Who conducted the ensemble when they recorded Malcolm Arnold’s Symphony for Brass for the album: ‘Modern Brass?

(a) Howard Snell
(b) Elgar Howarth
[c] Philip Jones

3.Who arranged Saint Saens’ Carnival of the Animals for the ensemble?
(a) Elgar Howarth
(b) Roger Harvey
(c) Peter Reeve

4.Who replaced Elgar Howarth as the group’s lead trumpet in 1977?
[a] Paul Archibald
James Watson
[c] Maurice Murphy

5.Gordon Langford provided one original work for the group. What was its title?
6.True or False, the PJBE were the first brass group to record and release Richard Strauss’s complete Festmusik der Stadt Wien
7.Name the composer who provided four ‘cats’ for the ensemble. For a bonus point, name the other role he occasionally performed for the group
8.Name their American bass trombonist in the 1970s and 80s who wrote a work for them entitled Divertimento.
9.In what way were the PJBE heard highly regularly on BBC TV throughout the 1970s and 80s?
10.When the PJBE became London Brass after Philip Jones retired from playing, who became the regular flugelhorn player?
[a] Rod Franks
Mark Bennett
[c] Anne McAneney
 

Dave Payn

Active Member
Dave Payn said:
Okay, I'll give you a week! ;-) PM me with your answers please. Some are multiple choice, others not.

1.What was the name of their first ‘solo’ album? (i.e. just the ensemble, no other groups involved)
(a) Brass Now and Then
(b) Just Brass
(c) Classics for Brass

2. Who conducted the ensemble when they recorded Malcolm Arnold’s Symphony for Brass for the album: ‘Modern Brass?

(a) Howard Snell
(b) Elgar Howarth
[c] Philip Jones

3.Who arranged Saint Saens’ Carnival of the Animals for the ensemble?
(a) Elgar Howarth
(b) Roger Harvey
(c) Peter Reeve

4.Who replaced Elgar Howarth as the group’s lead trumpet in 1977?
[a] Paul Archibald
James Watson
[c] Maurice Murphy

5.Gordon Langford provided one original work for the group. What was its title?
London Miniatures

6.True or False, the PJBE were the first brass group to record and release Richard Strauss’s complete Festmusik der Stadt Wien
False, the Locke Brass Consort beat them to it!

7.Name the composer who provided four ‘cats’ for the ensemble. For a bonus point, name the other role he occasionally performed for the group
Chris Hazell, who was their record producer for a number of their recordings

8.Name their American bass trombonist in the 1970s and 80s who wrote a work for them entitled Divertimento.
Ray Premru

9.In what way were the PJBE heard highly regularly on BBC TV throughout the 1970s and 80s?
Via the opening few bars of Leonard Salzedo's Divertimento, heard as the introduction to the BBC's Open University programme

10.When the PJBE became London Brass after Philip Jones retired from playing, who became the regular flugelhorn player?
[a] Rod Franks
Mark Bennett
c] Anne McAneney[/b]


Well done Peter Bale. He was the only one who entered but got all bar the 'bonus' question right!
 
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