Sunday Bandstand 5 November 2023

Sunday Bandstand 5 November 2023

The first half of the show has the theme word 'fire' in the music title. It is Bonfire Night on November 5th here in the UK and the occasion we have what is called Guy Fawkes night. This sees bonfires, fireworks, bonfire comestibles and lots of fun but always remembering to stay safe whilst around the bonfire and in particular the fireworks themselves.

The name our overseas listeners will want to know about is Guy Fawkes and traditionally it is his effigy that is either thrown on the bonfire or is built around it. He and his associates plotted in 1605 to blow up the House of Lords Parliament building in London. If you wish to know more about their dastardly deed which did not materialise please read this link: He was sentenced to be hanged, drawn and quartered. But at his execution on January 31, 1606, he died when his neck was broken as he was hanged. Some claim that he deliberately jumped to make it happen, avoiding the agony of his sentence.

Playlist 5 November 2023 


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
Armenian Fire Dance - Goff Richards Woodfalls  Band MD: David Barringer - 2005   'On Track' - CD - Amadeus Doyen Recording AMSCD087 - 2005
Fire in the Blood - Paul Lovatt Cooper  New York Staff Band of the Salvation Army BM: Ron Waiksnoris - 2012  'Pressing Onwards' - CD -  SP&S Recording - SP&S CD300 - 2012
Follow the Flame from War of the Worlds - Peter Graham Cornet Soloist Kirsty Abbotts with the Carlton Main Frickley Colliery Band MD: Phillip McCann - 2015  'A Search for Peace' - CD - WOS 086
Into the Fire from the musical Scarlet Pimpernel - Frank Wildhorn arr: Brian Bowen  Vocalist Jason McCann with the Sellers Engineering Band MD: Philip McCann - 2004  'Somewhere in Time ' - CD - SP&S DOYCD184 - 2004
Music for the Royal Fireworks Nos. 1-2-3-4-5 - G.F.Handel  Whitworth Veterans Band MD: Leslie Beevers - 2004  'Whitworth Veterans Band'
Eric's theme from the movie Chariots of Fire - Vangelis arr. Derek Broadbent Brighouse and Rastrick Band MD: James Scott - 1983  'Diadem Of Gold' - Vinyl - Polyphonic – PRL017 - 1983
Toccata Fire - Steven Ponsford  International Staff Band BM: Dr Stephen Cobb - 2022 -  'Powerhouse' - CD - SP&S CD438 - 2022
Blood And Fire - Andreas Holmlund Vasa Salvation Army Corps Band (Sweden) BM: Andreas Holmlund - 2015  'David' - CD - Festival Recording - 2013 
Main theme from the film Backdraft - Alan Silvestri arr. Sandy Smith Cory Band MD: Dr Robert Childs - 2014   'Welsh Heroes' -CD - Obrasso Records - Obrasso: CD943 - 2014
Brass Ablaze Concert March - Goff Richards Foden's Band MD: Nicholas Childs - 1997  'Brass Explosion' - CD -Obrasso Recoding CD863 - 1997
Music of Jock Tamson - Alan Fernie  (4th Section Area test piece for the UK Nationals) GUS Band MD: Christopher Bond - 2023  'Regionals 2024' - World of Brass DOYCD424 - 2023
Proclamation - James Curnow Pasadena Tabernacle Band of the Salvation Army (USA) BM: William Flynn - 2007   'Proclamation' - CD - PTB 2007
Introduction, Theme & Variations - Huug Steketee Cornet Soloist Huug Steketee with the Hepworth (Persimmon Homes) Band MD: Mark Bentham - 2006  'Shining Waters' - CD - Project Audio - 2007
Casper's Lullaby - James Horner arr. Sandy Smith  Fountain Creek / Pike Peaks Brass Band (Colorado Springs USA) MD: Debbie Baker - 2011  'Seize the Day' - CD - - 2011
In the King's Service - Erik Leidzen  Hammonds Saltaire Band MD: Morgan Griffiths - 2015  'The Eternal Quest' - CD - 2015
Take over Bid - John Larsson arr. Ray Steadman-Allen London Central Fellowship Band BM: David Daws - 2011  'Bandology' - CD - SP&S 293 CD - 2011
Mountain Song - Philip Sparke Brass Band Berner Oberland (Switzerland) MD: James Gourlay - 1993  'Mountain Song' - CD - Doyen Recording DOYCD025 - 1993
Crown Imperial March - Sir William Walton  Grimethorpe Colliery MD: Garry Cutt - 2003 (Compilation)  'Now that's what I call music Vol 1 CD 2' - SP&S WOB Recording CD1-2 - 2003
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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