Sunday Bandstand 2 June 2024

Sunday Bandstand 2 June 2024

John Barnes Chance (20. 11. 1932–16. 8. 1972) was an American composer. He studied composition at the University of Texas, Austin, and is best known for his concert band works, which include "Variations on a Korean Folk Song", "Incantation and Dance", and "Blue Lake Overture".

He is believed to be a descendant of Robert Chance, a Mississippi gambler who settled in Texas in the late 1800s.

His first musical experience started when he was 9 years old taking private piano lessons. In high school, he continued to perform in ensembles
At the University of Texas, he earned a Bachelor of Music and Master of Music degree.
In 1956–57 he was honoured with the Carl Owens Award for student composition. After college he played timpani for the Austin Symphony Orchestra before becoming an arranger for the Eighth United States Army bands.

He composed over 20 major works including "Incantation and Dance" which we are featuring on this week’s show.

Playlist 2 June 2024


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
Faravista -Stijn Aertgeerts Royal Fanfare De Werkmanzonen  Band (Belgium) MD:  Yves Wuyts (Fanfare Band) 2013  'Brass Band Classics Vol lll  - CD
Lorenzo - Dr. Thomas Keighley  Buy As You View Cory Band MD: Dr. Robert Childs - 2004  'Brass Band Classics Vol 3' - CD - Doyen Recording DOY CD178 - 2004 
Incantation and Dance - John Barnes Chance Lexington Brass Band (Kentucky USA) MD: Ronald Holz - 2000  'Images for Brass - CD - LBB-CD002 - 2000
A Chance in Time - Ian Robinson Fishburn Band MD: Ian Robinson - 2000  'Durham Pride' - CD - FIBCD1 - 2000
One Day In Your Life - Renee Almand  arr. Darrol Barry Cornet Soloist Jim Davies with the Brighouse and Rastrick Band MD: David Hirst - 1997  ' Evergreen' - CD - Gwent Productions - GWPCD 7001-2 - 1997
La Boda De Luis Alonso - Intermezzo  - Gerónimo Giménez arr. Eric Crees Desford Colliery Band MD: Eric Crees - 1997  'Bach to Bernstein' - CD - Hermitage Music  HMCD 7002-2 - 1997
Showboat - Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein ll arr. J. Ord Hume  Redbridge Brass Band MD: Melvin White - 1998  'Music from the Bandstand - a set of six CDs - c1998
Roller Coaster - Stephen Bulla  Fountain City Brass Band (USA) MD: Dr. Joseph Parisi - 2010   'Celebration' - CD -Doyen DOYCD282 - 2010
Gypsy Baron Overture - Johann Strauss II  arr. Aubrey Winter The Fairey Band MD: Kenneth Dennison - 1972  'Sounds Of Brass Series Vol. 1' - Vinyl  - Decca Recording SB301 - 1972
Gabriel's Oboe from The Mission - Ennio Morricone Euphonium Soloist Jeremiah Hemphill with the Brass Band of Central Florida (USA) MD: Chad Shoopman - 2011  'Brass Band of Central Florida '15th Anniversary' - CD - Doyen DOY CD347- 2011
Far Horizons Sailing West - Dr. Philip Wilby Brass Band Spijkerpakkenband (The Netherlands) MD: Erik Janssen - 2013  'Jeanius Music' - CD -  ...2013
Finlandia Op. 26 (Be Still My Soul) - Jean Sibelius The Bradford Festival Choral Society with the Black Dyke Mills Band  MD: Geoffrey Brand -1968   'With Brass And Voices' -Vinyl - Pye Records – NSPL18209 - 1968
On The King's Highway -  March - Erik Leidzen Mississauga Temple Band of the Salvation Army  (Canada) BM: David Moulton - 2003  'Credo' - CD - A Mississauga Temple Band Production MTBCD-2 - 2003
Three Piano Preludes - George Gershwin arr.  Lorna McDonald Bones Apart Trombone Quartet: Helen Vollam; Lorna McDonald; Becky Smith & Jayne Murrill - 2010  'Ten' - CD -  - 2010
American in Paris - George Gershwin arr. Howard Snell Williams Fairey Band MD: Allan Withington - 2002  'Bridgewater Hall Live 2002' - CD - Egon Publishing ESP1 - 2002
Les Indestructibles - Michael Giacchino  Paris Brass Band (France) MD: Florent Didier - 2016  'Live from Taiwan' - CD - 2016
The Thunderer - J.P. Sousa arr. Harry Mortimer  Williams Fairey Band MD: Major Peter Parkes - 1996  'From Maine to Oregon Williams Fairey Band Play Sousa Marches ' - CD - Chandos  4535 - 1996
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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