Sunday Bandstand 14 January 2018

Sunday Bandstand 14 January 2018

Sir Edward German (17 February 1862 – 11 November 1936) was an English musician and composer of Welsh descent, best remembered for his extensive output of incidental music for the stage and as a successor to Arthur Sullivan in the field of English comic opera.
For the Cardiff Festival of 1904 he composed a potpourri of Welsh tunes which he titled 'Welsh Rhapsody' and closed with a rousing arrangement of that stirring tune Men of Harlech. It is this tune that has been the target of many arrangers but German's is still considered the best.
In 1941 Denis Wright wrote a brass band selection 'Edward German Melodies' . In 1953 Denis Wright also wrote a transcription called 'Men of Harlech' (March Paraphrase).
It is this piece which is played and closes this week's programme and is featured by the Cory Workman's Band conducted by John Harrison in a 1969 recording


Playlist 14 January 2018

Rhythm and Blues – Philip Sparke   Opening for weekly show Foden's Band MD: Michael Fowles - 2010
Royal Standard - Paul Chesterton Arr: Harry Mortimer  Munn and Felton (Footwear) Band MD: Stanley Boddington - 1957
Egmont Overture  - Beethoven Arr: Eric Ball Brodsworth Colliery Welfare and Institute Band MD: Ken Johnson - 1975
Travelling Along - Chris Mallet  Euphonium Soloist Aaron Vanderweele with the New York Staff Band(USA)  BM: Ron Waiksnoris - 2003
Pink Panther Theme - Henry Mancini Arr: Darrol Barry Foden's Courtois Band - Bryan Hurdley - 2001
Tiger Rag - The Original Dixieland Jazz Band  Trombone Soloist George Chisholm with the Royal Doulton Band MD: Ted Gray - 1980 
American Civil War Fantasy - Jerry Bilk Arr: William Himes  Emley Brass Band MD: Garry Hallas - 2010
The Old Rugged Cross - Traditional Arr: James Morrison Trumpet Soloist James Morrison (Australia) with the Black Dyke Band MD: Dr. Nicholas Childs - 2012
Anne Of Green Gables - Norman Campbell, Don Harron & Mavor Moore Arr:  Howard Cable Hannaford Street Silver Band (Canada) GMD: Howard Cable - 1996
The Farewell Waltz - Ronald Binge Harry Mortimer and his All Star Brass MD: Harry Mortimer - 1963
Adagio for Strings - Samuel Barber Arr: Frode  Rydlands Eikanger Bjorsvik Musikklag Band (Norway) MD: Reid Gilje - 2003
Jupiter from the Planets Suite - Gustav Holst Arr: Stephen Roberts  - first performed 29.11.1918 Black Dyke Band MD: Dr. Nicholas Childs - 2008
Flourish - Paul Sharman  Trumpet Soloist Philip Cobb wit the Hendon Band of the Salvation Army BM: David Rudd - 2010
Turris Fortissima - Steven Ponsford Enfield Citadel Band BM: Jonathon Corry - 2011
The Music Of The Night - Andrew Lloyd Webber Black Dyke  Mills Band MD: James Watson - 1998
The Flying Scot - Gregor Grant Cornet Soloist Willie Barr with the Scottish CWS Band MD: Robert Oughton - 1967
Bacchanale from Samson & Delilah - Saint Seans Arr: Keith Wilkinson Foden's Band MD: Bramwell Tovey - 2001
Homage To The Noble Grape  - Champagne - Hock Eb Bass Soloist Dennnis Hadfield - Funador -Goff Richards  Wingates Brass Band MD: John Hudson - 1993
Men of Harlech - Edward German Arr: Denis Wright Cory Workman's Band MD: John Harrison - 1969
Rhythm and Blues – Philip Sparke   Closing for weekly show Foden's Band MD: Michael Fowles - 2010

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