Sunday Bandstand 24 January 2021

Sunday Bandstand 24 January 2021

Jan Willem van Otterloo (27.12. 1907 – 2.7.1978) was a Dutch conductor, cellist and composer. He was born in Gelderland, in the Netherlands, the son of William Frederik van Otterloo, a railway inspector, and his wife Anna Catharina. He qualified to study medicine at Utrecht University but switched to studying cello and composition at the Amsterdam Conservatoire. While playing as a cellist in the Utrecht Stedelijk Orkest, he won a composition prize from the Concertgebouw Orchestra for his Suite No. 3, which he presented in his 1932 conducting debut, also with that orchestra. He held posts with other orchestras in The Netherlands.

He spent his last 11 years in Australia. From 1967 to 1970 he was chief conductor of the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra and in 1971 he was appointed chief conductor of the Sydney Symphony Orchestra, where he remained for the rest of his life.

Particularly prized for his performances of 19th and 20th-century music, he made numerous commercial recordings, mostly with the Residentie Orkest and others.

He died in the Melbourne suburb of East St Kilda in 1978 from injuries suffered in a road accident. His body was flown to The Hague for cremation.

Van Otterloo was married and divorced four times in the Netherlands.

He composed three piece and we are featuring his 1944 work Serenade which has been arranged by Klaas van der Woude for brass bands.

Playlist  24 January  2021

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
Shining Brass - Goff Richards Black Dyke Band MD: Dr. Nicholas Childs - 2011  'Flyin' To The Skies' - CD - Obrasso recording CD 945 - 2011
Far Horizons Sailing West - Dr. Philip Wilby Brass Band Spijkerpakkenband (The Netherlands) MD: Erik Janssen - 2013  'Jeanius Music' - CD -  ...2013
Peace - John Golland  Euphonium Soloist Keeley Brickle with the Pride Valley Brass MD: Bob Morton - 2006  'Never a Dull Momemt' - CD - CVC Studios PVCD001 - 2006
Serenade  1mvt: March 2mvt:Nocturne 3mvt:Scherzo - Willem van Otterloo  arr. Klaas van der Woude Brass Band De Bazuin Oenkerk (The Netherlands) MD: Klaas van der Woude - 2007  'Far from Over' - CD - De Haske Recording DHR 03-046-3 - 2007 
Emerald Skies - Paul Lovatt-Cooper Cornet Soloist Jim Hays with the Cooperative Funeralcare Band MD: Mike Fowles - 2012  'A Second from Midnight' - CD - World of Sound WOS CD051 - 2013
Maletgs rumantschs (Romanish Pictures) : I.mvt (5) Overture - Mastralia alla veglia - Stephan Hodel Brass Band Burger Musik Luzern (Switzerland) MD: Ludwig Wicki - 2014  'Perlas Rumantschas' - CD - Suisa Ime 50 - 2014
Fidgety Feet - Jack Peberdy Cornet Duet Nick La Rocca and Larry Shields with the Brass Band 13 Etoiles (Switzerland) MD:    'Highlights of the  European Brass Band Championships - 1994
(Everything I Do) I Do it for You from Robin  Hood Prince of Thieves  - Bryan Adams & Michael Kamen - arr. Ron Sebregts Oberaargauer Brass Band (Switzerland) MD: Manfred Obrecht - 2005  'Epic Film Themes' - Obrasso Recording CD 910 - 2005
Sweet Georgia Brown - arr. Goff Richards  Dalewool Auckland Brass (New Zealand) MD: Nigel Weeks - 2002  'Showtime Hits of Stage and Screen' - CD -  Own Label - 2002
Terra Australis - Martin Ellerby Brighouse and Rastrick Band MD: Professor David King - 2010  'Highlights from the 2010 National Brass Band Championships' - CD - DOY CD279 - 2010
Waltz Song - Charles Gounod arr. William Rimmer Cornet Soloist Mark Wilkinson with the Fodens Band MD: Michael Fowles - 2012  'Patrons Choice V' - CD - Doyen DOYCD291 - 2012
Fever - arr. Barrie Gott Vocalist Julie Woods with Steve Whittington (Bass Guitar) and the Brisbane Excelsior Band (Australia) MD: Howard Taylor - 2005  'Australians in Song'  - CD - Brisbane Excelsior Band Inc - 2005
The Barber Of Seville - Overture - Rossini arr. Wesley Brown Brass Band Berner Oberland (Switzerland) MD: Carlo Balmelli - 2003  'Pearls' - CD - Tower Music - 2003
Spiritual Sounds  - Alan Fernie Brass Band of the Western Reserve (USA) MD: Dr. Keith Wilkinson - 2006  'Holy Brass' - CD - BBWRCD01 - 2006
Jerusalem - Hubert Parry arr. Sydney Herbert Cornet Soloist Derek Garside with CWS (Manchester) Band MD Alex Mortimer -1960   'Rhapsody in Brass' - Vinyl - Fontana Recording STFL537 - 1960
Reunion and Finale - Randy Edelman Arr: Andrew Duncan Yorkshire Building Society Band MD: Dr. David King - 2003  'European Brass Band Championships 2003' - DVD  - World of Brass SP&S 101DVD - 2003
Gladiator Barbarian - Hans Zimmer /Lisa Gerrard Arr: Sandy Smith  Grimethorpe Colliery (UK Coal) Band MD: Garry Cutt - 2001  'Movie Brass' - CD - 
Sarafand March - George H. Willcocks  GUS (Footwear) Band MD: John Berryman - 1986  'Oranges and Lemons - Audio Cassette only - MRFC 86234 - 1986
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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