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Philip Hunt brings us plenty of great brass band music over the airwaves.

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  Plenty of great brass band music on the menu with Philip Hunt

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.

AVAILABLE LIVE AND LISTEN AGAIN EVERY WEEK ON THE WORLD WIDE WEB THROUGH THE BBC RADIO iPLAYER.

Live on Sundays at 20.05 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:

Telephone: 01752 843919

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

Sunday 26th May 2019:

EMMANEFF (William Halliwell)
RULER OF THE SPIRITS (Carl Maria von Weber arr. William Halliwell)
Virtuosi GUS Band
Conductor: John Berryman

LE CARNIVAL ROMAIN (Hector Berlioz arr. Frank Wright)
SAMUM (SYMPHONIC FOXTROT) (Carl Robrecht arr. Dawson)
GUS (Footwear) Band
Conductor: Stanley Boddington

ENDEARING YOUNG CHARMS (Traditional arr. Stanley Boddington)
Soloist: Bert Sullivan
Munn & Felton's Footwear Band
Conductor: Harry Mortimer

THE DOME OF TRONDEIM-DOMEN (Jan Magne Forde)
Soloist: Alan Morrison
Travelsphere Holidays Band
Conductor: Russell Gray

LITTLE SERENADE (Ernest Tomlinson)
RIVER CITY SERENADE (Philip Sparke)
ORIENT EXPRESS (Philip Sparke)
Rigid Containers Group Band
Conductor: John Berryman

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July 20 • The eagerly awaited four part documentary series will be aired on Sky Arts this August.


dAVID rEAD

Sit back and relax in concert with David Read MBE

July 20 • A special concert celebrating the musical life of David Read MBE takes place today — but even if you can't get there you can sit back and enjoy the music making for free on-line.


Youth champs

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July 18 • Band Supplies links up with Brass Bands England to offer a great deal on the top section test-piece at the National Youth Championships.


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Withington inspires with the fragrant scent of conducting success

July 18 • Allan Withington has been working his conducting magic with delegates on his latest Conductor Summer School in Leeuwarden.


Shrewsbury Brass Band - United Reformed Church Choir

Saturday 20 July • United Reformed Church. Coleham Head. Shrewsbury . Shropshire SY3 7BJ


Norfolk Wherry Brass - Norfolk Wherry Brass Memorial Concert

Sunday 21 July • Lingwood Village Hall. Station Road. Norwich. Norfolk. NR13 4AZ


Lewes, Glynde and Beddingham Brass Band - Eastbourne Bandstand - 1812 concert

Wednesday 31 July • Bandstand, Grand Parade, Eastbourne BN21 3AD


Lewes, Glynde and Beddingham Brass Band - Commercial Square Bonfire Society, The Jumping Jac

Saturday 3 August • The Paddock. Little Paddock Lane. Lewes BN7 1UU


Gresley Colliery Band - Byrkley Park Garden Centre

Saturday 10 August • Byrkley Drive, Rangemore St, Burton upon Trent . DE13 9RN


Stannington Brass Band

July 20 • A rare opportunity has arisen to join one of Sheffield's leading bands with a vacancy for an EEb tuba player to complete our bass section. We have a good band room atmosphere and a calendar of interesting concerts and contests.


Foss Dyke Band

July 20 • We are looking to strengthen for our return to the 1st Section next year. Under the direction of Michael Howley and assistant conductor Ian Scot. We require E flat and a B flat Bass, and a 2nd Trombone. Great band room atmosphere.


Foss Dyke Band

July 20 • We are looking to strengthen the band for our return to the 1st Section next year. Under the direction of Michael Howley and assistant conductor Ian Scott. We rehearse Wednesday nights 8-10 and Sundays 7-9. The band require a Solo Horn, 2nd Baritone.


Alwyn Green

LRAM, LTCL
Conductor, composer, arranger, adjudicator, teacher and soloist