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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.

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Telephone: 01752 843919.

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

Sunday 5th April 2020

UNDER TWO FLAGS (Bramwell Coles)
JOY IN MY SOUL (Erik Silfverberg)
Soloists: Andrew Justice & David Daws
International Staff Band of The Salvation Army
Bandmaster: Dr Stephen Cobb

FINALE to THE SECOND SUITE, DAPHNIS & CHLOE
(Maurice Ravel arr. Howard Snell)
Eikanger Bjorsvik Band
Conductor: Howard Snell

DUO CONCERTANTE (A Faville arr. Alexander Owen)
Soloists: Peter Read & Graham McEroy
Besses o' th' Barn Band
Conductor: Roy Newsome

TEA FOR TWO (Vincent Yeoman arr. Howard Snell)
Soloists: Alan McNeil-Watson & Rhydian Griffith
Tredegar Town Band
Conductor: Ian Porthouse

BALLET MUSIC No. 2, ROSAMUNDE (Franz Schubert arr. Wilfred Heaton)
RESURRECTION, FINALE SYMPHONY No. 2
(Gustav Mahler arr. Christopher Wormald)
Black Dyke Band
Conductor: Prof Nicholas Childs

DON'T IT MAKE MY BROWN EYES BLUE (Richard Leigh arr. Hugh Nash)
Soloists: Catherine Owen & Helen Varley
Hammonds Saltaire Band
Conductor: Morgan Griffiths

FLOWER DUET (Leo Delibes arr. David Childs)
Soloists: Joanne Childs & Michelle Ibbotson
Cory Band
Conductor: Dr Robert Childs

Due to Government guidelines this will be the last programme Philip will host for a while until the Cornonarius pandemic ends. The programme will continue with a different presenter for the time being at BBC Radio Devon until his return.

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Saturday 18 April • St David's Church, St David's Street, Neath SA11 3EP


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April 1 • Chadderton Band is a non-contesting band playing at various events throughout the year. We are a friendly band looking for players of all ages and abilities on all sections. Euph and percussion . Come along to one of our rehearsals.


Upper Rhondda Brass Band

April 1 • Upper Rhondda NEEDS YOU. Again losing players to further their education, our focus switches on ensuring the Bands stability and continuity. Vacancies now exist throughout the Band. In particular Soprano, Solo Cornets, Solo Euphonium and Tuned Percussion.


Amesbury Town Band

March 28 • Players and beginners of any standard are always warmly welcomed, especially some more solo cornets and Eb horns. Feel free to drop in, even if you just fancy a blow or just want to try another instrument.


James Chamberlain

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Conductor, Teacher


               

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