Sunday Bandstand 10 March 2019

Sunday Bandstand 10 March 2019

Charles A. Zimmermann (1861 – 16 January 1916) was an American composer of marches and popular music. A graduate of the Peabody Conservatory of Music in Baltimore, he was appointed bandmaster at the United States Naval Academy in 1887 at the age of 26. He served as the Academy's bandmaster until his death from a brain hemorrhage in 1916. He is buried at the Naval Academy cemetery.

Zimmermann composed his most famous march, "Anchors Aweigh", in 1906 when he was a Lieutenant in the United States Navy. The lyrics were written by Alfred Hart Miles, a midshipman. The march was intended from the beginning to serve as a rousing tune for football games. The familiar strain is actually the trio (third movement) of the larger work. Zimmermann also composed numerous songs for the 1902 stage play The Wizard of Oz.

In this week's show we feature 'Anchors Away' played by the GUS (Footwear) Band MD: Stanley Boddington in 1968.

Enjoy the show

Playlist 10 March 2019 

Rhythm and Blues – Philip Sparke   Opening for weekly show Foden's Band MD: Michael Fowles - 2010
Sure and Steadfast - Eric Ball  Carlton Main Frickley Colliery Band MD: Robert Oughton - 1972
Journey into Freedom - Eric Ball New York Staff Band (USA) BM: Ron Waiksnoris - 2003
Festival Music ii) Romance - Eric Ball Black Dyke Band MD: Dr. Nicholas Childs - 2008
Way Out West - Brian Crookes  William Davis Construction Group Band MD: John Berryman - 1976
Big Country - Jerome Moross arr: Denzil Stephens  Grimethorpe Colliery Band MD: Derek Ashmore - 1972 (Drums Geoff Myers and Bass Guitar Terry Palmer)
Fairies of the Water  - Saint Jacombe arr: Morton Cornet Soloist Les Smail with the Hammonds Sauce Works Band MD: Geoffrey Whitham - 1977
Waltzing with Strauss - Johann Strauss arr: Frank Seymour  Massed bands of BMC, CWS (Manchester), Fairey's , Foden's and Grimethorpe MD: Harry Mortimer - 1969
Slavonic Rhapsody No. 1 - Carl Friedmann  Kings of Brass MD: James Scott - 1995
Furioso Polka - Johann Strauss II arr: Luc Vertommen  Brass Band Froschl Hall (Austria) MD: Hannes Buchegger - 2013
I Hear You Calling Me - Charles Marshall Cornet Soloist Derek Garside with the Kings of Brass MD: James Scott - 1995
Australian Fantasy - Gordon Langford Besses o'th' Barn Band MD: Roy Newsome - 1980
Requiem - David Vickerman Bedford Buy as you View Cory Band MD: Robert Childs - 2002
Danse Macabre Variations - Benjamin Tubb Fairey Band MD: Garry Cutt - 2014
You're A Mean One, Mr. Grinch! - Theodor "Dr. Seuss" Geisel and Albert Hague Bass Trombone Soloist Dale Edwards with the Brass Band of Central Florida (USA) MD: Michael Garasi - 2006
Images of Praise - Kenneth Downie  Euphonium Soloist Derick Kane with the International Staff Band BM: Dr. Stephen Cobb - 2008
Men of Harlech - William German (aka James Ord Hume) City of Coventry Band MD: Albert Chappell - 1973
There is Peace - Bernard Verkaaijk  arr: Andrew Wainwright Amsterdam Staff Band (The Netherlands) BM: Olaf Ritman - 2011
Satchmo - Kenny Baker arr: Alan Morrison  Cornet Soloist Trevor Bremner with the Wellington Brass (New Zealand) MD: David Bremner - 2011
Anchors Aweigh - Charles Zimmermann GUS (Footwear) Band MD: Stanley Boddington - 1968
Passing of the Regiments arr: Aubrey Winter Harry Mortimer's Big Brass Band MD: Harry Mortimer - 1968
Rhythm and Blues – Philip Sparke   Closing for weekly show Foden's Band MD: Michael Fowles - 2010

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