Sunday Bandstand 28 May 2017

Sunday Bandstand 28 May 2017

James Curnow  (b:1943) is a music composer for concert bands, brass bands, vocal and instrumental solos and ensembles. Curnow has also written arrangements of music pieces such as Trumpet Voluntary. He has taught at both public schools and on college and university levels.

He was born in Port Huron, Michigan  and raised in Royal Oak, Michigan, where he received his initial musical training in the public schools and The Salvation Army Instrumental Programs in these cities. He currently lives in Nicholasville, Kentucky  where he is president, composer, and educational consultant for Curnow Music Press, Inc. He also serves as Composer-in-residence (emeritus) on the faculty of Asbury University  in Wilmore, Kentucky. He is editor of all music publications for The Salvation Army in Atlanta, Georgia.

A highly respected composer and arranger of brass band music and we feature a number of his compositions on this week's show.

Playlist 28 May 2017

Rhythm and Blues – Philip Sparke   Opening for weekly show Foden's Band MD: Michael Fowles - 2010
The Cavalier March - W.E.Moyles  Burton Construction Newhall Band MD: Ernest Woodhouse - 1976
A Swiss Excursion - Darrol Barry  Nationale Jugend Brass Band Der Schweiz (Switzerland) MD:  James Watson - 1995
Supremacy - Matthew Bellamy Arr: Simon Kerwin Foden's Band MD: Michael Fowles - 2017 
Nordic Trilogy 1) The Longboats 2) Hymn to Odin 3) Perilous Voyages - Darrol Barry Cory Band MD: Dr Robert Childs - 2007
Canto Religioso based on the American Folk Song Amazing Grace Arr: James Curnow Cornet Soloist Lynda Nicholson with the Desford Colliery Caterpilla Band MD: Jan de Haan - 1992
American Overture For Band - Joseph Willcox Jenkins  River City Brass Band  (USA) MD: Denis Colwell - 2001
Rose of Tralee - Traditional - Arr: Alan Fernie  Sellars Engineering Band MD: Douglas Blackledge - 1992
Variations on a Latin Theme - Alan Fernie  Euphonium Soloist  David Childs with the Buy as You View Cory Band MD: Robert Childs - 1992
Wedding Procession from Le Coq d'Or  - Rimsky Korsakov Arr: Major Peter Parkes  Williams Fairey Engineering Band MD: Major Peter Parkes - 1992
Washington Grays - Claudio Grafulla Arr: James Curnow Brass Band Soli Deo Gloria (The Netherlands)  MD: Jan de Haan - 1993
Sinfonietta - In Three Movements  1)  Allegro Ma Non Troppo 2) Andante 3) Allegro Vivo - Gordon Langford Black Dyke Mills Band MD: Roy Newsome - 1976
Meditation from "Thais" - Jules Massenet Arr: Tony Chesaux Cornet Soloist Florian Klingler with the Brass Band Froschl Hall (Austria) MD: Hannes Buchegger - 2004
The Ellacombe Chronicles - James Curnow Melbourne Staff Band (Australia) BM: Ken Waterworth - 2014
Sleep - Eric Whitacre Arr: Sandy Smith  Brighouse and Rastrick Band MD: Professor David King - 2014
Fanfare and Reach Out I'll Be There - Dozier and Holland BNFL Band MD: Manfred Obrecht - 1994
Three Impressions for Brass - 3rd Mvt  The Royal Border Bridge (1850) - Arthur Butterworth Whitwell Brass Band MD: Ken Vernon - 2003
Abide With Me, 'Tis Eventide - William Henry Monk /  Henry Francis Lyte  The Mormon Tabernacle Choir with the Philadelphia Brass Ensemble & Percussion (USA) - 1992
Sun And Moon From "Miss Saigon" - Claude-Michel Schönberg Brass Band De Bazuin Oenkerk (Netherlands) MD: Klaas van der Woude - 2001
Fanfare and Flourishes - James Curnow Soli deo Gloria Band (The Netherlands) MD: Jan de Haan - 1991
Rhythm and Blues – Philip Sparke   Closing for weekly show Foden's Band MD: Michael Fowles - 2010

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