Sunday Bandstand 30 July 2017

Sunday Bandstand 30 July 2017

Lt Col Trevor Sharpe, LVO, OBE died on 22 May 2010. He was born in 1921 and was the Director of Music of the Coldstream Guards (1963-1974) and of The Royal Military School of Music (1974-1978), he remained at Kneller Hall as Professor of Instrumentation. He was appointed Director of Music of the Coldstream Guards in 1963 and remained in post until 1974.

His name will be familiar to millions of television viewers as it appears in the final credits of the ‘Dad’s Army’ TV programme, conducting the Coldstream Guards in the theme tune.

He was one of the adjudicator’s on the BBC TV series ‘Best of Brass’ from 1978 and ended in 1986. He adjudicated at the 1974 British Open and the 1980 National and European Brass Band Championships. After his retirement he lived for many years in the small village of Foy in the Wye Valley.

Listeners will be familiar with some of the many pieces he composed / arranged for brass bands. Enjoy the trombone trio we have on this week's show.


Playlist 30 July 2017

Rhythm and Blues – Philip Sparke   Opening for weekly show Foden's Band MD: Michael Fowles - 2010
Abundance - Festival March - Marcus Venables North York Temple Band (Canada) BM: Glenn Barlow - 2013
Inspiration -Jan de Haan Brass Band Soli Deo Gloria (Netherlands) MD: Jan de Haan - 1994
O Sole Mio - ‎Eduardo di Capua Arr: P.H.Greenwood Euphonium Soloist James Johnson with the  East Yorkshire Brass (Auntie Bessie's Yorkshire Pudding) Band MD: Robin Tait - 1998
They shall come from the East - Kevin Larsson Langholm Town Band MD: Chris Shanks - 2015
Kingdom Seeker - Robert Redhead Cornet Soloist Robert Venables with the North York Temple Band (Canada) BM: Glenn Barlow - 2013
Elegy from Entertainments Suite - Gilbert Vinter  Fodens Richardson Band - 2006
Pokarekare Ana - Traditional Arr: Goff Richards Trombone Soloist James Stockdale with the Brighouse and Rastrick Band MD: David Hirst - 2005 
He Ain't Heavy - He's My Brother - The Hollies Arr: Brian Crookes  Tenor Horn Soloist William Rushworth with the Hammonds Sauce Works Band MD: Geoffrey Whitham - 1990
Red Letter Day - Reginald Heath Foden's Motor Works Band MD: Rex Mortimer - 1969
March - Totem Pole - Eric Osterling Arr: Eric Banks GUS (Footwear) Band MD: Stanley Boddington - 1975
Tone Poem Othello - Drake Rimmer Wingates Temperance Band MD: Denis Smith - 1970
Instrumentalist - March - Joseph Edward Skornika Morris Concert Band MD: Harry Mortimer - 1975
Scherzophrenia - Frank Bryce Soprano Cornets Brian Evans and Peter Roberts with the Virtuosi Brass Band of Great Britain MD: Eric Ball - 1974
Toccata Festiva - Jan van der Roost  Black Dyke Mills Band MD: James Watson - 2001
Blades of Toledo - Trevor Sharpe Trombone Trio Yvan Meylemans, Geert Leus and Guy Gyles with the Brass Band Midden Brabant (Belgium) MD: Jan Van Der Roost - 1992
Summon The Warriors - Steven Ponsford North York Temple Band (Canada) BM: Glenn Barlow - 2013
Hymn To The Fallen - John Williams Arr: Sandy Smith   Grimethorpe Colliery (UK Coal) Band MD: Richard Evans - 2005
Finale from Harrison's Dream - Peter Graham Yorkshire Building Society Band MD: Professor David King  - 2004
Eve Of War - Jeff Wayne Arr: Steve Sykes The BT Band MD: Graham O'Connor  - 1998
Rhythm and Blues – Philip Sparke   Closing for weekly show Foden's Band MD: Michael Fowles - 2010

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