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Radio: Top Brass

John Maines returns with plenty of great brass band music to enjoy over the airwaves.

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  The programme is brought to us by Brass Band Radio

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

It is an hour long programme on Brass Band Radio packed with the finest bands and soloists from around the world. You can also catch up again on 'Listen Again'.

To enjoy go to: www.brassbandradio.co.uk

Friday 30th October:

Sounds from Thuringia
Hermann Blankenburg
Black Dyke (1978)
Conductor: Roy Newsome

Overture on Famous English Airs
Ernest Tomlinson
Grimethorpe
Conductor: Elgar Howarth

Elves Dance
Andrew Duncan
Leyland
Conductor: Jason Katsikaris
Soloist: Katrina Marzella

Tam O' Shanter's Ride
Denis Wright
Cory
Conductor: Dr. Robert Childs

An Untold Story
Paul Lovatt Cooper
Black Dyke
Conductor: Prof. Nicholas Childs
Soloist: Sandy Smith

The Blue Bird
CV Stanford
Amsterdam Staff
Conductor: Dr. Howard Evans

Giles Farnaby
arr Howarth
Grimethorpe
Conductor: Elgar Howarth

The Challenge
Eric Ball
New York Staff
Conductor: Ronald Waiksnoris
Soloist: Derek Smith

Fanfare & Flying Theme (ET)
John Williams
Foden's
Conductor: Garry Cutt

Bohemian Rhapsody
Freddie Mercury arr. JG Mortimer
Fairey
Conductor: Marc Reift

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Brett Baker

BSc (Hons), ARCM, PG Dip
Rath clinician, conductor, teacher, adjudicator, editor


               

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