Sunday Bandstand 8 December 2019

Sunday Bandstand 8 December 2019

A Festival of Fanfares and Carols which features the Cory Band, the Treorchy Male Voice Choir and the International Songsters of the Salvation Army. This CD was released in 2016 and is packed with music that most brass bands play for the festive season. But, being Cory Band it also has music that has been arranged for the band by the band's conductor Philip Harper. Many of these pieces of music will become standards for other bands Christmas repertoire to play as well.

This CD met with rave reviews when it was released and is still available from
https://coryband.com/product/festival-fanfares-carols/

On this week's show we feature 'Hark the Herald Sing - Mendelssohn arr: Willcocks trs-Ray Steadman-Allen

Playlist 8 December 2019 

Recording Details 

Rhythm and Blues – Philip Sparke   Opening for weekly show Foden's Band MD: Michael Fowles - 2010  'Patrons' Choice III' - CD - Egon CD-SFZ154 - 2010
A Choral Fanfare - John Rutter arr: Nynke van der Heide Brass Band De Waldsang (The Netherlands) MD: Rieks Van Der Velde - 2015  'Nowell' - CD - Lake Music Publications LMP2015.01 - 2015
Quest - 1) Making a Difference 2) Making Time 3) Making Progress - Paul Sharman International Staff Band BM: Dr. Stephen Cobb - 2013   'Quest' - CD - SP&S CD330 - 2013
Room in my Heart - Michael Kenyon Trombone Soloist Brett Baker with the New York Staff Band BM: Ron Waikesnoris - 2016   'The Message of Christmas  NYSB' - CD - Triumphonic Productions - 2016
The Nutcracker 'Sweet' - Tchaikovsky arr: Mark Freeh North Carolina Brass Band (USA) MD: Brian Meixner - 2016 https://www.ncbrassband.org/store/p37/%22Christmas_Wrapped_in_Brass%22_CD.html
The Polar Express - Alan Silvestri arr: Klaas van der Woude Brass Band de Bazuin Oenkerk (The Netherlands) MD: Klaas van der Woude - 2011  'A Christmas Full of Copper' - CD - www.debazuinoenkerk.nl/      ...........2011
Silent Night - Franz Xaver Gruber to lyrics by Joseph Mohr arr: Andrew Wainwright  Vocalist Faryl Smith with the Virtuosi GUS Band MD: John Berryman - 2012  'Christmas Fantasia'  - CD - SP&S -  http://www.awainwrightmusic.com/                  .....2012
Hark the Herald Sing - Mendelssohn arr: Willcocks trs-Ray Steadman-Allen The Treorchy Male Voice Choir with the Cory Band MD: Philip Harper - 2016  'A Festival of Fanfares and Carols' - CD - Doyen DOY CD364 - 2016
Christmas Overture - Roland Kernen Soli Brass (The Netherlands) MD: Jan De Haan - 2001  'Soli Christmas' - De Haske Brass DHR 03.035.3 - 2001
Christmas Joy - Erik Leidzen  New England Brass Band (USA) MD: Douglas Yeo - 1999  'Christmas Joy' - CD - New England Brass Bass Recording - NEBBCD101 - 1999
O come, all ye Faithful - Wade arr: David Willcocks  Fodens Courtois Band with the Halifax Choral Society and Organist Darius Battiwalla MD: John Pryce Jones - 1998  'Christmas Song' - CD - Doyen Recording DOY CD0074 - 1998
Russian Christmas Music - Alfred Reed  Brass Band of Battle Creek (USA) md: Frank Renton - 1995  'The Sound of Christmas Sleigh Bells and Brass' - CD - BBBC - 1995
Largo from the New World Symphony - Dvorak  arr: Martin Ellerby  Grimethorpe Colliery RJB Band MD: Garry Cutt and Chris Helme with Gordon Higginbottom's memories of Christmas playing over 60 years ago.....  A Sunday Bandstand production - 2015
Fantasy on Good King Wenceslas - Roy Newsome The Sheldon Theatre Brass Band (USA) MD: W.Larry Brentzel - 1995  'Fanfare and Carols' - CD - Westmark Recording  WCD29521 - 1995
Timepiece - Norman Bearcroft  Euphonium Duet Steven Mead & Simon Smedinga with the Amsterdam Staff Band (The Netherlands) BM: Olaf Ritman - 2016  'Premier Brass Collection' - CD - A collection of Premier Brass live recordings from 2003, 2010, 2011, 2013 and 2014.
Forgotten Dreams - Leroy Anderson arr: Simon Kerwin  Brass Band de Bazuin Oenkerk (The Netherlands) MD: Klaas van der Woude - 2011  'A Christmas Full of Copper' - CD - www.debazuinoenkerk.nl/      ...........2011
An Australian Christmas - James Curnow  New York Staff Band (USA) BM: Derek Smith - 1983  'The Spirit of Christmas' - Vinyl - TRLPS41 - 1983
March of the Three Wise Men - Franz Liszt arr: Ronald Holz Lexington Brass Band (USA) MD: Dr. Ron Holz - 1998  'tis the Season - live' - CD - www.lexingtonbrassband.com/        .........1998
The Kingdom Triumphant - Eric Ball Manger Musikklag (Norway) MD: Allan Withington - 2017  'December' - CD - Doyen Recording Doy CD378 - 2017
Jingle Bells arr: Derek Ashmore Yorkshire Building Society Band MD: Professor David King - 2003  'Simple Gifts' - CD -  Egon Recording  SFZ118 - 2003
We Wish You a Merry Christmas - Traditional - arr: Alan Fernie Black Dyke Band MD: Professor Nicholas Childs - 2013  'We Wish You A Merry Christmas' - CD - Obrasso Recording  CD 951 - 2013
Rhythm and Blues – Philip Sparke   Closing for weekly show Foden's Band MD: Michael Fowles - 2010  'Patrons' Choice III' - CD - Egon CD-SFZ154 - 2010

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