Sunday Bandstand 21 November 2021

Sunday Bandstand 21 November 2021

This week's featured image is Grammy Award-winning composer and conductor, Eric Whitacre, is among today’s most popular musicians. His works are programmed worldwide and his ground-breaking Virtual Choirs have united singers from more than 145 countries. Born in Nevada USA in 1970, Eric is a graduate of the prestigious Juilliard School of Music (New York). He completed his second and final term as Artist in Residence with the Los Angeles Master Chorale in 2020 following five years as Composer in Residence at the University of Cambridge (UK). In 2021, Eric was named a Yamaha Artist. https://ericwhitacre.com/

On this week's show we are featuring one of his compositions 'Sleep' which has been arranged for brass bands by Sandy Smith. This composition has been performed and recorded by bands many times.

Playlist 21 November 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
The Swashbuckler - Moreton (aka Harry Mortimer)  Brass Band Limburg (Switzerland) MD: Fred Dobbelstein - 2002  'Marching Brass' - CD - MARLSTONE CDL2207 - 2002 
City Of Three Spires - 1. City Of History 2. City Of Cathedrals  3. City Of The Flag - Leslie Condon Chicago Staff Band (USA) BM: William Himes - 2011  'Soli Deo Gloria' - CD - JCTD111....      www.sps-shop.com/cd-soli-deo-gloria-2835-p.asp       ......2011
An Australian Fantasy arr. Gordon Langford  Hawthorn Band (Australia) MD: Ken MacDonald - 1994  'Australian Fantasy' - CD - Eden Sound Productions - 1994
Fantasy for Euphonium - Philip Sparke  (January 1979) Euphonium Soloist Ian Craddock with the Band of the Yorkshire Imperial Metals MD: Denis Carr - 1979  'Checkmate - National Champions 1978' - Vinyl - Two Ten TT003 - 1979
The Stein Song - Lincoln Colcord and E.A. Fenstad arr. Edrich siebert  GUS (Footwear) Band MD: Stanley Boddington - 1971  'Morning Noon and Night' - Vinyl - EMI Studio 2 Stereo - TWO328 - 1971
Espana Waltz - Emil Waldteufel arr. Martyn Men O'Brass (Massed bands of Foden's, Fairey's  and Morris) MD: Harry Mortimer - 1971  'Harry Mortimer Diamond Jubilee Concert (King's Hall, Belle Vue, Manchester 1971' - Vinyl - EMI Records CSD3691 - 1971 
New Sullivan Selection arr Denis Wright  Royal Doulton Band MD: Ted Gray - 1981  'Royal Doulton Band - Oh to be in England' - Vinyl -  Look Records LK / LP 7033 - 1981
Divertimento 1 & 4 Mvts - Bryan Kelly William Davis Construction Band MD: John Berryman - 1976  'Constructive Brass' - Vinyl - Grosvenor GRS1048 - 1976
Batman Movie Theme - Danny Elfmann arr. Alan Catherall Hawthorn Band (Australia) MD: Ken MacDonald - 1994  'Colonial Brass' - CD -   Walsingham Classics WAL 9000-2 - 1994
Alpine Variations - Bertrand Moren Brass Band 13 Etoiles (Switzerland) MD: Geo-Pierre Moren - 2003  'Dreams - Music for Brass Band by Bertrand Moren' - CD - Mitropa Music M-Disc 203.014-3 - 2003
Sleep - Eric Whitacre arr. Sandy Smith  Brighouse and Rastrick Band MD: Professor David King - 2014  'Vita Destructa' - CD - Doyen Recording DOY CD340 - 2014
La Vie En Rose (Life in Pink) -  Edith Piaf (Lyrics) Louiguy (aka Louis Guglielmi - Music) Flugel Soloist Philippe Schartz with the Buy as you view Cory Band MD; Dr. Robert Childs - 2003  'The Magic of Brass' - CD - Doyen recording DOYCD159 - 2003
Light Cavalry - Franz von Suppe arr. John A. Greenwood Northop Silver Band MD: Thomas Wyss  'It's a Lovely Day Tomorrow' - CD - No Details
Comedy Tonight - Stephen Sondheim arr. Sandy Smith Brass Band of Central Florida (USA) MD: Michael J. Garasi - 2010  'Brass Band of Central Florida 10th Anniversary' - CD -2010
Kenilworth - I. At the Castle Gate II. Serenade on the Lake - III. March: Kenilworth - Sir Arthur Bliss  Black Dyke Mills Band MD: Major Peter Parkes - 1988  'Life Divine' - CD - Chandos Recording CHAN8570 - 1988
People - Stanley Black  Trumpet Soloist Maurice Murphy with the Leyland DAF Band MD: Richard Evans - 1991  'The Lighter Side of Maurice Murphy' CD - Doyen Recording DOYCD CD007 - 1991
Escape Velocity - Martin Cordner Amsterdam Staff Band (The Netherlands) BM: Olaf Ritman - 2013  'Escape Velocity' - CD - 2013 - No Details
Time to Say Goodbye - Francesco Sartori (music) and Lucio Quarantotto (lyrics) arr: Alan Fernie Brass Band De Bazuin Oenkerk (Netherlands) MD: Klaas van der Woude - 2000  'Countryside and Common People' - CD - Obrasso Records CD 874 - 2000 
Yorkshire Imperial March – Sam B. Wood Yorkshire Imperial Metals Band MD: Denis Carr - 1979  'Checkmate - National Champions 1978' - Vinyl - TT003 - 1979
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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