Radio: Top Brass

John Maines makes a welcome return to the airwaves with his new programme packed with great music.

Brass BAND radio
  John Maines makes a welcome return to the airwaves with his new programme

John Maines invites you to join him for 'Top Brass' on Fridays at 7.00pm (BST) each week.

An hour long programme on Brass Band Radio, it's packed with the finest bands and soloists from around the world. You can also catch up on 'Listen Again'.


Friday 18th September 2020

William Himes
International Staff Band
Conductor: Dr. Stephen Cobb

Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor: Elgar Howarth

David of the White Rock
arr. Ray Bowes
Conductor: Dr. Stephen Cobb
Soloist: Matthew Cobb

Phantom of the Opera
AL Webber
Black Dyke
Conductor: Dr. Nicholas Childs

Scarlet Ribbons
Evelyn Danzig arr. Duncan
Sellers International
Conductor: Phillip McCann
Soloist: Natalie Beer
Pianist: Tim Smith

Rameau Revisited
Peter Graham
Brighouse & Rastrick
Conductor: Prof. David King

William Rimmer
Conductor: Elgar Howarth
Soloist: Mark Wilkinson

In Thee Is Joy
JS Bach arr. Snell
Conductor: Howard Snell

Can You Read My Mind
John Williams arr. Farr
Eikanger Bjorsvik
Conductor: Ray Farr

Home of Legends
Paul Lovatt-Cooper
Conductor: Dr. Robert Childs

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