Sunday Bandstand 10 September 2017

Sunday Bandstand 10 September 2017

Derek Bourgeois, our photograph for this week's show (16.10 1941– 6.9. 2017) was an English composer. After receiving his university education at Magdalene College, Cambridge he spent 2 years at the Royal College of Music, studying composition with Herbert Howells and conducting with Sir Adrian Boult. From 1971 / 84, a lecturer in music at Bristol University, in 1980 he began conducting the Sun Life Band of Bristol, which was his introduction to brass bands.

In 2002 he and his wife settled in Mallorca. Following her death in 2006, he remarried in 2008 and moved to New York City, but returned to the UK in 2009. He has also conducted for various orchestras and was a member of the Music Advisory Panel of the Arts Council. He was a prolific composer for brass bands. His works include two Concerti for Brass Band, the Concerto Grosso, Blitz, Diversions, Serenade, The Devil and the Deep Blue Sea, and Apocalypse. He has also played the tuba.


Sadly, Derek's death was circulated in the band press this week.

Playlist 10 September 2017

Rhythm and Blues – Philip Sparke  

Opening for weekly show Foden's Band MD: Michael Fowles - 2010

Olympus - George Hawkins

Black Dyke Mills Band MD: James Watson  - 1995

Oceans - Goff Richards

Brunel Brass MD: John Winterflood - 2009

Memory - Andrew Lloyd Webber Arr: Alan Catherall

Soprano Soloist Peter Roberts with the Yorkshire Building Society Band MD: David King - 2003

Colonel Bogey - Kenneth Alford

Massed Yorkshire Male Voice Choir with Brighouse and Rastrick and Sellers Engineering Bands GMD: William Relton - 1994

Aranjuez Mon Amour - Rodrigo Arr: Darrol Barry

BNFL Band MD: Richard Evans - 1994

Bring Him Home - Claude-Michael Schonberg Arr: Paul Drury

Vocalist James Morley with the  Household Troops Band Of the Salvation Army BM: Carl Saunders - 2016

Tintagel - I mvt King Arthur  2 mvt Elaine 3 mvt Merlin the Magician - Denis Wright

Leyland Band MD: Philip Harper - 2011

The Nightingale - Harold Moss

Cornet Soloist James Shepherd with the Black Dyke Mills Band MD: Roy Newsome - 1966

Under Two Flags - Bramwell Coles

The Household Troops Band Of The Salvation Army BM: Major John Mott - 2007

Songs of the Valiant - Eric Ball

New York Staff Band (USA) BM: Ron Waiksnoris - 2015

Vivid Brass -Philip Sparke

Soli Brass (The Netherlands) MD: Frans-Aert Burghgraef - 2011

Willow Weep For Me - Ann Ronell (Rosenblatt) Arr: Matt Harris

Featuring Al Swain on Bass Trombone and Phil James on Cornet with the Redbridge Band MD: John Clark - 1994

Siegfried's Funeral Music from Gotterdammerung - Richard Wagner Arr: Carolyn Ramsbottom

United Co-op Yorkshire Brass Band MD: John Roberts -  2004

Strike up the Band - George Gershwin

Drighlington (Yorkshire Electricity) Senior Band MD: Colin Hardy - c:Mid 90s

Adagio - Thomas Albinoni Arr: Richard Grantham

Soprano Soloist Harro de Beer with the Brass Band de Waldsang (The Netherlands) MD: Rieks van der Velde - 2011

Victory For Me - Wilfred Heaton

Eikanger Bjorsvik Musikklag (Norway) MD: Howard Snell - 2000

Independence Day - David Arnold Arr: Stephen Rockey

Kirkintilloch Band MD: Frank Renton - 1999

Match Rhythm - Jan Bosveld

Brass Band Oberosterrich (Austria) MD: Hannes Buchegger - 2005

New World Sketches - 3mvt Rodeo - Dan Price

Black Dyke Band MD: Professor Nicholas Childs - 2009

The Lancing Legionnaires March - Maurice Ozanne

Brass Band Berner Oberland (Switzerland)MD: Philip McCann - 2009

Rhythm and Blues – Philip Sparke  

Closing for weekly show Foden's Band MD: Michael Fowles - 2010

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