Podcasts / Downunder
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Presented by Rick Casagrande. Interviews and commentary during and after the 2007 Melbourne International Festival of Brass. 4barsrest downunder spoke with the artists to get their views on the festival.
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Presented by Anthony Banwell and Iwan Fox. In this podcast we look back at the 2007 New Zealand Championships held at the Bruce Mason Centre, Takapuna, Auckland from 4th-8th July. Interviews with winning MDs, Howard Taylor and David Bremner; chief adjudicator Nigel Boddice and Grimethorpe tuba player Dean Morley. Music extracts from Brisbane Excelsior, Dalewool and Woolston are also included.
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Recorded at the Bridgewater Hall Manchester on Friday 18 May 2007. With an extended interview with 'The Wizard of Oz', James Morrison; Black Dyke MD Nicholas Childs; players Richard Marshall and David Thornton; President of the band Donald Hanson and the Vice-Chancellor of Leeds Metropolitan University, Simon Lee. Thanks to Doyen Recordings for use of the music.
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Interviews and commentary during and after the 2007 Australian Band Championships. 4barsrest Downunder spoke with the organisers, the winners and supporters and commented on contraversial issues.
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Presented by Rick Casagrande. This podcast is an interview and comments covering The 2007 Ern Keller Memorial International Soloist and Band of the Year. Interviews with the winning soloist Katrina Marzella, adjudicator Riki McDonnell and guest conductors Bryan Hurdley, Mark Ford and winner Howard Taylor.
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Presented by Rick Casagrande. This podcast covers the Queensland Youth Band Camp for 2007 with interviews during the camp and after the concert. Listen to the tutors, players, the organisers and Camp musical director Russell Gray.
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Presented by Rick Casagrande. In this podcast we look back at the 2006 Melbourne International of Brass (MIFB) from September 25 to October 1, 2006. It includes interviews with Barry Tuckwell prize winner, Josh Davis; the man himself Mr Barry Tuckwell; one of the winners of the McCommish March Composition Award, David Keefe; Guest artists Sergio Carolino, Rex Richardson, and Randall Hawes; composer Doug Richards; and Event Co-Director, Geoff Collinson. Also includes sound clips from the final concert including a short voice introduction from Bobby Shew.
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Presented by Rick Casagrande for 4barsrest Downunder. In this podcast we look back at the New South Wales State Championships held in Penrith's Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre, in the foothills of the Blue Mountains, Australia on 26-27 August, 2006. This podcast includes interviews with Waratah's MD Ron Prussing; Gunnedah's MD Danny Alexander; the adjudicator Mr Kevin Jarrett MBE; and NSW and National Band Council of Australia President Robert Bedwell; and Willoughby's MD Andrew Snell. A sound clip from the winning performance in the A Grade Section, Waratah playing Peter Graham's 'Harrisons Dream' is used during the podcast. Thanks to Peter Graham and Waratah Brass for the use of this music.
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High quality download of the 4barsrest.com podcast theme written especially for us by Phil Lawrence and played by the Fairey Band conducted by Simon Stonehouse.
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