Reviews: Books & DVDs / International
Various Bands and Soloists
Paula Russell, Principal Cornet for Brisbane Excelsior, reviews Dr Roger Webster's new book Preparation, Practice, Performance.
John H. Clay
£30.00 plus postage and package
World of Brass DVD: WOB114
Featuring: Various bands
From the 1930s to the New Millennium
Dr. Roy Newsome
Price: £17.99 plus postage and package
Black Dyke Band
Dr Nicholas J Childs
In association with The Royal Armouries Museum Leeds
World of Brass Recordings: WOB 110
Total Playing Time: 1 hour approx
Raising Brass for Kirsty
Black Dyke Band
Conductor: Dr.Nicholas Childs
Soloist: James Morrison
Featuring: Ludus Dance Company,Massed Choirs and vocal soloists
World of Brass Recordings DVD: WOB 113
Total Playing Time: 1 hour 47 mins
Lewis Music Press
Published by: Jagrins Publications
Full Score and Band Parts
Price: 30.00 from 4BR
The History of Black Dyke Band
Dr. Roy Newsome
World of Brass Publishing: 231 pages
Elizabeth Stimpson from the Knottingley Band seemed to have had a great time at the recent Wessex Band Summer School. Here is what she made of it all...
Autobiography of Richard Evans
The Royal Scottish Academy of Music & Drama
Artistic Directors Bryan Allen & Nigel Boddice
Sunday 24th April
Highlights from The British Open Brass Band Championship 2004 and World of Brass Gala Concert
Symphony Hall, Birmingham, September 2004
Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama
Chris Thomas, Principal Trombone of the BAYV Band recently enjoyed himself at the BST get together in Cardiff. Here he reports on the event.
A social history of brass bands over the last 60 years as seen through the eyes of one of the world's foremost adjudicators
With accompanying CD
4BR looks at the new quarterly magazine that looks to cater for just about every aspect of the brass playing world of ours.
Out in Front—Goff Richards
The Joy of Christmas—Tony Swainson
Love Lilt—Tony Swainson
The Polar Bear—Gareth Pritchard
Alexander Owen Hymn Book
Festive Spice—Ray Sacks arranged by Gavin Pritchard
Published by Michael O’Mara Books Ltd 1996.
O.K. this isn’t War and Peace but it’s a damn site better than the last offering of literary note to cover the high powered world of the symphony orchestra as described by one Miss Jilly Cooper.
Author: Allan Littlemore
Published by Caron Publishers £14.95
This has been a labour of love by Allan Littlemore who was for over 14 years band manager at Fodens and who has had associations with brass bands almost all his life.
Published by: Jagrins Music Publications
Release date: 13th September 2003
Price: £11.99 + P&P
Webmaster: Paul Warder
There has been something of a resurgence with the Leyland Band over the past six months or more, and judging by the quality of the hard work put into their website, it’s well deserved.
For just about anyone with an interest in brass bands, the most famous band in the world is without doubt, Black Dyke.
Webmaster: Ian Yates
The first thing that struck us about the site was how well put together the whole package was. It’s neat and tidy with clean lines and good use of colour.
The Melton Band
Tutti Cornets, Trombone and Euphonium players required to join a current 4th section, promoted to 3rd section from 1st Januar...
Scouthead & Austerlands Whit Friday Contest
Venue: Dawsonâ€™s Field, off A62 Huddersfield Road, Scouthead, Saddleworth, Oldham OL4 4AS
South London Fellowship Band
Venue: Mini Tour (4th June to 7th June 2013).. See 'Concert details'.. Further information to follow.