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Radio: Sounds of Brass

Philip Hunt provides his usual mix of great brass band music.

Radio
  Phillip Hunt provides plenty of fantastic brass band music 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 1.00am to 2.00am.

PRODUCED AND PRESENTED WEEKLY BY PHILLIP HUNT since 1985.

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

For our 33rd birthday programme I've chosen a selection of music composed, conducted and performed by just some of the musical friends I've made throughout those years.

Sunday 16th December 2018:

THE FLORENTINER MARCH (Julius Fucik arr. Frank Renton)
Rothwell Band
Conductor: Douglas Blackledge

AN AMERICAN IN PARIS (George Gershwin arr. Howard Snell)
Williams Fairey Band
Conductor: Allan Withington

PRELUDE AND CAPRICCIO (Edward Gregson)
Soloist: Tom Hutchinson
Cory Band
Conductor: Philip Harper

A CAROL FANTASY (Eric Ball)
AWAY IN A MANGER (Trad arr. Alan Fernie)
Soloist: Helen Williams

GUADETE (arr. Christopher Bond)
Soloist: Steve Stewart
Cory Band
Conductor: Philip Harper

A CHRISTMAS SUITE (Trad arr. Alan Fernie)
Black Dyke Band
Conductor: Dr Nicholas Childs

PROCESSION TO THE MINSTER (Richard Wagner arr. Howard Snell)
Britannia Building Society & Williams Fairey Engineering
Conductor: Howard Snell

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Alan Widdop


Conductor, Brass teacher, Adjudicator (ABBA)