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Radio: Sounds of Brass

Music from some great bands and soloists are featured over the airwaves with Phillip Hunt

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  More great music from Phillip Hunt over the airwaves

BBC SOUNDS OF BRASS — Worldwide

BROADCAST ON BBC RADIO CORNWALL, DEVON, GUERNSEY & JERSEY EVERY SUNDAY EVENING @ 7.00pm and on BRISTOL, GLOUCESTERSHIRE, SOMERSET SOUND, SWINDON & WILTSHIRE Sunday 12am to 1am.

PRODUCED AND PRESENTED WEEKLY BY PHILLIP HUNT since 1985.
AVAILABLE LIVE AND LISTEN AGAIN EVERY WEEK ON THE WORLD WIDE WEB THROUGH THE BBC RADIO iPLAYER.

Live on Sundays at 19.05 or 12am British Time or at any time for 30 DAYS after the Broadcast.

To hear this week's programme instantly go to the Web Site of the BBC Local Radio Station you are listening to and click on Live or Listen Again, then Schedule.

For those listeners who can hear the programme on their TV through the Freeview Radio Channel you can now set your system to record the programme on a weekly basis by going to the Radio Programme Guide and finding our broadcast time.

At the moment the BBC Local Radio Stations on the Freeview Radio Channel can only be accessed within the individual Radio Station areas, which is why some numbers are duplicated.

The Freeview numbers for the Stations available are, BBC Radio Bristol 719, Radio Jersey 719, Radio Devon 720, Radio Guernsey 721, Radio Cornwall 721, Radio Wiltshire 721, Radio Somerset 722, Radio Gloucestershire 735.

You can also listen to and download the programme on your Smart Phone by downloading the BBC iPlayer APP.

Requests and Comments welcome at E Mail, brassmanpgh@uwclub.net
Telephone: 01752 843919.

Check the Sounds of Brass Blog @ www.sofbblog.wordpress.com every week for programme details, brass band articles and information.

Sunday 15th December 2019

THE COSSACK (William Rimmer)
CWS (Glasgow) Band
Conductor: Archie Hutchinson

VIKING AGE (Thierry Deleruyelle)
Uppermill Band
Conductor: Dean Redfern

CARMEN FANTASY (George Bizet arr. Luc Vertommen)
Soloist: Glenn Van Loy
Tredegar Band
Conductor: Ian Porthouse

LET THERE BE LIGHT (arr. Goff Richards)
Massed Bands of Camborne, Mount Charles, St Austell & St Dennis, with Massed Cornish Male Voice Choirs

ZELDA (Percy Code)
Soloist: Richard Marshall
Black Dyke Band
Conductor: Professor Nicholas Childs

SALUTE TO SINATRA (arr. Philip Harper)
Cory Band
Conductor: Philip Harper

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Band of the year

Strong line-up for UK Band of the Year contest

February 27 • 10 top ranked bands will compete for the BrassPass UK Band of the Year title in Bolton later this year.


Swansea

New venue ready to welcome Welsh Area challengers

February 27 • The Great Hall at Swansea University Science & Innovation Bay Campus will welcome 40 Welsh rivals looking to claim titles and qualification places this weekend.


National Youth

High profile roles to fill at National Youth Band

February 27 • The National Youth Brass Band of Great Britain is looking to fill two high profile General Manager and Operations Manager roles with the organisation.


Randefalk

4BR Shop: Ryton euphonium mouthpiece

February 27 • The outstanding polycarbonate based mouthpiece from Patrik Randefalk


Regent Hall Concerts - Royal Academy of Music Horn Ensemble

Friday 28 February • Charlton House. Charlton Road. London. SE7 8RE SE7 8RE


The GUS Band - Northampton International Academy

Saturday 29 February • Northampton International Academy. 55 Barrack Rd. Northampton NN1 1AA


Elland Silver Band - Yorkshire Champion Brass

Saturday 29 February • Bethesda Church John Street .Elland HX5 0AB


Newstead Brass - Kirkby and Long Eaton Silver

Saturday 29 February • Ashwood Centre, Portland Street, Kirkby-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire NG17 7AB


Contest: Welsh Championships

Saturday 29 February • Great Hall, Bay Campus, Fabian Way, Crymlyn Burrows, Skewen, Swansea SA1 8EN


Foss Dyke Band

February 28 • We have 2 empty chairs to fill. A BBflat Bass player, and a 2nd Trombone. Please feel free to enquire or come along to one of our well attended rehearsals. Foss Dyke is well organised and a friendly 1st Section Band, based in Waddington, Lincoln.


Freckleton Band

February 27 • We are a 1st section band aiming to be promoted back to the Championship section and also qualify for the Spring Festival. We have vacancies for 2 Bb Cornets (seats negotiable), 2nd Horn, BBb Bass and percussionists. Rehearsals are Mon/Thur nights 8-10pm


Chelmsford Silver Band

February 27 • Chelmsford Silver Band require the following. Bb bass and Eb Bass players. A friendly non-contesting band, established for over 69 years and enjoy a good reputation performing at local and regional events plus organizing our own concerts.


Sam Fisher

BA (Hons), PGCE, Dip.ABRSM
Conductor, Adjudicator (AoBBA), Composer/Arranger, Cornet & Flugelhorn Soloist


               

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