Sunday Bandstand 23 June 2019

Sunday Bandstand 23 June 2019

Walter Barrow Hargreaves (1907-1998) - He was born in Glasgow and started to play the cornet at four years old. After attending the Royal Scottish Academy of Music he embarked on a professional career as a trumpet player. He returned to his routes in 1944 when he was appointed the conductor of the City of Edinburgh Band. In 1948 he was appointed as conductor at Cory Band on the recommendation of Harry Mortimer. After many big contest prizes in 1950 he left to take up an appointment as professor of trumpet at the Royal Marines School of Music in Kent.

During his brass band career he went on to have major success conducting Crookhall, Kibworth, Markham Main and in particular Brighouse and Rastrick, the Sun Life (Stanshawe) Band and many others.He worked tirelessly as a conductor, adjudicator and transcribed many pieces of music, most of which bands still enjoy playing today.

He is on this week's show conducting Brighouse and Rastrick in 1968 with Henry Geehl's Rhapsody on the Cornish Coast.

Playlist 23 June 2019 

Rhythm and Blues – Philip Sparke   Opening for weekly show Foden's Band MD: Michael Fowles - 2010
Caribe - Michel Camila arr: Philip Harper  Cory Band MD: Philip Harper - 2019
Rhapsody 'On the Cornish Coast' - Henry Geehl  Brighouse and Rastrick Band MD: Professor Walter B. Hargreaves - 1968
Prelude on a Hymn of Praise - James Curnow Black Dyke Band MD: James Watson - 1997 
Liebesfrued (Loves Joy) - Fritz Kriesler arr: Howard Snell Cornet Soloist Kevin Dye with the Desford Colliery Band MD: Howard Snell - 1981
Le Corsaire Op 21 Hector Berlioz arr: Geoffrey Brand  Sun Life Stanshawe Band MD: Bryan Hurdley - 1989
Sleeping Beauty Waltz - Tchaikovsky arr: Roy Newsome Kings of Brass MD: James Scott - 2000
Street Scene - Alfred Newman arr: Adrian Drover Trombone Soloist Gordon Campbell with the Grimethorpe Colliery Band MD: Frank Renton - 1994
Jack and Jill – Basil Windsor Cornet Duet Jack Mackintosh & Harry Mortimer with the Foden’s Motor works Band MD: Fred Mortimer - 1933
Keep Smiling Through (Selection of memorable songs from World War II: The Army, The Navy and the Air Force; Yours; Lili Marlene; The White Cliffs of Dover; We’ll Meet Again) arr: Darrol Barry Dalkeith & Monktonhall Band  MD: James Chamberlain - 2016
Hands Across the Sea - John Philip Sousa arr: Major Peter Parkes  Williams Fairey Band MD: Major Peter Parkes - 1996
Life Divine - Cyril Jenkins CWS (Manchester) Band MD: Alex Mortimer - 1959
Wheel Of Fortune from Pirates of the Caribbean - Dead Man's Chest - Hans Zimmer arr: Stephen Roberts Black Dyke Band MD: Professor Nicholas Childs - 2015 
Welsh Fantasy for Euphonium and Band - Ralph Pearce Euphonium Soloist Steve Pavey with the Canadian Staff Band (Canada) BM: John Lam - 2009
Liebestod from Tristan and Isolde - Richard Wagner arr: Philip Harper Cory Band MD: Philip Harper - 2019
Jenny Jones - arr: Michael Hopkinson  Tenor Horn Soloist Gordon Higginbottom with the Brass Band Berner Oberland (Switzerland) MD: Markus Bach - - 1980
Les Indestructibles - Michael Giacchino  Paris Brass Band (France) MD: Florent Didier - 2016
Dance from Valencian Widow - Aram Khachaturian Brass Band Froschl Hall (Austria) MD: Hannes Buchegger - 2010
Blades of Toledo - Trevor Sharpe Trombone Section feature of the National Brass Band New Zealand (New Zealand) 
Cossack Dance from Mezeppa - Tchaikovsky arr: Howard Snell Eikanger Bjorsvik Musikklag (Norway) MD: Howard Snell - 2005
Orpheus in the Underworld  Act II (Can Can) - Jacques Offenbach arr: Arthur O. Pearce Black Dyke Mills Band MD: Major Peter Parkes - 1987
The Swashbuckler March -  H.R.Moreton (AKA Harry Mortimer) Massed Brass Bands Of Fodens, Fairey Aviation & Morris Motors MD: Harry Mortimer - 1967
Rhythm and Blues – Philip Sparke   Closing for weekly show Foden's Band MD: Michael Fowles - 2010

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