Sunday Bandstand 20 September 2020

Sunday Bandstand 20 September 2020

Dudley Bright was appointed Principal Trombone of the London Symphony Orchestra in 2001 and retired from that position in June 2018. Prior to that, he held the same position with the Philharmonia Orchestra and Halle Orchestra and before that briefly as an associate with the LSO. He is also Professor of Trombone at the Royal Academy of Music.

In 1988, while Principal Trombonist of the Philharmonia Orchestra, Dudley Bright was co-soloist with Philip Smith (then Principal Trumpet of the New York Philharmonic Orchestra) on an album called Principals on which they were accompanied by the New York Staff Band of The Salvation Army.

In 2004 Dudley Bright was the featured soloist on Grimethorpe Colliery Band's recording "The History of Brass Band Music - The Salvation Army Connection" in Erik Leidzen's Concertino for Band and Trombone.

In 2007, he recorded his own solo Life's Command with the International Staff Band of The Salvation Army which was released on a CD called Supremacy.

In 2008, he recorded Erik Leidzen's Concertino for Band and Trombone again, this time with the South London Fellowship Band.

In April 2014, Mr Bright was the guest soloist with The National Youth Brass Band of Great Britain when he performed Arthur Pryor's Thoughts of Love and his own composition Life's Command.

He has composed a number of works for brass, much of it for Salvation Army brass bands.

He has written four large-scale works for the students of the London Symphony Orchestra’s Brass Academy, Other works include Marches and a number of other works including Paean which he wrote in 2009, this is featured on this week’s show.

Playlist  20 September 2020   

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
Colonel Bogey on Parade - Kenneth Alford Massed bands Fairey Aviation, Foden's Motor Works and BMC MD: Harry Mortimer - 1964  'Marching with the Grand Massed Bands' - Vinyl - Columbia Recording 33SX1652 - SCX3520 - 1964
William Tell Overture - Rossini arr. Gregor Grant Grimethorpe Colliery Band MD: Garry Cutt - 1998  'Classic Brass' - CD - EMI Music For Pleasure - 1989
Arioso - J.S.Bach arr. Jacob de Haan Gothenburg Brass Band - (Sweden) MD: Bengt Eklund - 2007  'Live in Concert' - CD - 2007
Don't Stop Me Now - Freddie Mercury arr. Philip Harper Leyland Band MD: Philip Harper - 2011   'The Age of Chivalry' CD - Doyen: DOYCD280 - 2011
Solitaire - Neil Sedaka  arr.  Alan Fernie Cornet Soloist Claire Chalk with the Yorkshire Electricity (Drighlington) Band MD: Geoffrey Whitham - 1996                      'Gentleman Jim' - CD - Kirklees Music Recording  KRCD1028 - 1996 
Ruler of the Spirits - Carl Maria von Weber arr. William Halliwell Black Dyke Mills Band MD: Major Peter Parkes - 1987  'Black Dyke Mills Celebration' - CD - Chandos Recording - 1987
Dance Hongroise - Delibes arr. Edrich Siebert Hammond Sauce Works Band MD: Geoffrey Whitham - 1979  'Spectacular Brass' - Vinyl - Polyphonic ‎– PRL 001 - 1979 (Compilation) 
City Cruiser - Goff Richards  City of Coventry Band MD: Major Peter Parkes - 1982  'A City Cruiser' - Polyphonic PRL 014 - 1982
A Carmen Fantasy - Bizet arr. Frank Proto Trumpet Soloist  Jens Linderman (Canada) with the National Youth Brass Band of Great Britain MD: Bramwell Tovey - 2008  'Masters of Space and Time' - CD - Polyphonic ‎– QPRL 225D - 2008
March Whitefield - W.A.Allison Besses o'th Barn Band MD: Frank Bryce - 1970  'Variety in Brass' - Vinyl - Marble Arch Records ‎– MALS 1268 - 1970
I Vespri Siciliani Overture - Giuseppe Verdi The Italian Brass Band (Italy) MD: Filippo Cangiamila - 2017  'Verdi’s Overture di Italian Brass Band' - CD - BAM Recording - 2017
Espana - Emmanuel Chabrier arr. Gordon Langford    Brass Band of Battle Creek (USA) MD:  Constantine Kitsopoulos - 2009  'Music for Battle Creek' - CD -  MSR Classics - www.bbbc.net/      .....2009
Sparkling Diamonds - Jule Styne / Leo Robin arr. Sandy Smith  Brass Band Excelsior (Australia) MD: Howard Taylor - 2006  'The Champions - Brisbane Excelsior Band ' - CD - Brisbane Excelsior Inc - 2006
Love on the Rocks - Neil Diamond Cornet Soloist Alan Morrison with the Wallace Arnold Rothwell Band MD: Frank Renton - 1995  'Alan Morison plays Satchmo Oh Yeh...' - CD - Huncliffe Recording Studios CD 354 - 1995
James Cook - Circumnavigator - Gilbert Vinter  Williams Fairey Band MD: Major Peter Parkes - 1993  'Spectrum The Music of Gilbert Vinter Vol.1 ' - CD - Polyphonic QPRL 058D - 1993
Blue Danube - Strauss Black Dyke Mills Band MD: James Watson - 1998  'Classics for Brass - Listen to the Band Compilation' CD - BBC 1998
Songs of Erin - arr. Jack Christmas Cornet Soloist Russell Gray  with the Intrada Brass MD: Bramwell Gregson - 1996  'Travellin' Light' - CD - Polyphonic Recording QPRL 079D - 1996
Harlequin - Bruce Broughton  Brass Of The Potomac (USA) MD: Stephen Bulla - 2010  'American Rhapsody' - CD - Brass of the Potomac - 2010
Paean - Dudley Bright Amsterdam Staff Band BM: Dr. Howard Evans - 2010  'Premier Brass 2010 Reunion' - CD - SP&S CD 265 - 2010
The Redcliffe March - Daniel Hollis The Household Troops Band Of The Salvation Army BM: Major John Mott - 2007  'Blue Book Favourites' - CD - SP&S  225CD - 2007
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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