Radio: World of Brass

John Maines has plenty of great brass band music to keep you entertained over the festive season.

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  John Maines has plenty of great music to keep you entertained this festive period.

John Maines invites you to listen to World of Brass Radio

A new programme every Friday heard 24/7 52 weeks!

Listen now to the next episodes

For any requests or comments contact: johnmaines@btinternet.com

30th December:

Departed Heroes
Bramwell Coles
International Staff Band
Conductor: Dr. Stephen Cobb

Jubilee Overture
Philip Sparke
Conductor: Mark Peacock

Clear Skies
Eric Ball
Enfield Citadel Band
Conductor: James Williams
Soloist: Keith Hutchinson

Tournament for Brass
Eric Ball
Conductor: Prof. Robert Childs

Angels & Demons
Hans Zimmer
Black Dyke
Conductor: Dr. Nicholas Childs

Slipping Through My Fingers
ABBA arr Fernie
Conductor: Dr. Robert Childs

The Legend of King Arthur
Peter Meechan
Conductor: Michael Fowles

Richard Strauss
Conductor: Prof. David King
Soloist: Sheona White

Simple Gifts
arr. Goff Richards
Conductor: Prof. David King

Distant Travellers
Sam Creamer
International Staff Band
Conductor: Dr. Stephen Cobb

6th January:

Erik Leidzen
Household Troops Band
Conductor: Carl Saunders

Peter Schmoll
Black Dyke
Conductor: Dr. Nicholas Childs

An Untold Story
Paul Lovatt-Cooper
Conductor: Dr. Robert Childs
Soloist: Owen Farr

Barrie Gott
Household Troops Band
Conductor: Major John Mott

The Night to Sing
Bramwell Tovey
Black Dyke
Conductor: Prof. Nicholas Childs

Japanese Slumber Song
Gareth Wood
Conductor: Mark Peacock

Rocking Trombone
Alan Fernie
Brighouse & Rastrick
Conductor: David Hirst

Antonin Dvorak
Conductor: Garry Cutt

Calon Lan
arr. Philip Harper
Conductor: Philip Harper

Dance to thi' Daddy
arr. Darroll Barry
Conductor: James Gourlay

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