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War Memorials - Music for Brass Band

NMC D226

NEW RELEASE

Playing time: 79'15"
Tracks: 13
Booklet pages: 16
© 2016 NMC Recordings Ltd
Reviewer: Paul Sarcich
Review of War Memorials - Music for Brass Band published on 16 November 2016

Listen: John McCabe: The Maunsell Forts (track 5, 3:10-4:08)

Benjamin Britten, arranged by Paul Hindmarsh:
1 Occasional Overture

Tredegar Town Band
Ian Porthouse, conductor

Robin Holloway:
2 Men Marching (War Memorial No 1) Op 50 No 1

Cory Band
Philip Harper, conductor

Lucy Pankhurst:
3 Voices (In Memoriam)

Tredegar Town Band
Ian Porthouse, conductor

Robin Holloway:
4 From Hills and Valleys (War Memorial No 2) Op 50 No 2

Cory Band
Philip Harper, conductor

John McCabe:
5 The Maunsell Forts (Nocturne for brass band)

Cory Band
Robert Childs, conductor

Diversions after Benjamin Britten and St Edmundsbury Fanfare
6 Benjamin Britten: St Edmundsbury Fanfare 1
7 Lucy Pankhurst: Prelude - His Depth
8 Benjamin Britten: St Edmundsbury Fanfare 2
9 Simon Dobson: Scherzo - His Vitality
10 Benjamin Britten: St Edmundsbury Fanfare 3
11 Paul McGhee: March - His Sympathy
12 Benjamin Britten: St Edmundsbury Fanfare 4
13 Gavin Higgins: Toccata - His Skill

Tredegar Town Band
Ian Porthouse, conductor

Recorded 23 January 2016 at Ysgol Gyfun Rhydywaun, Aberdare, Wales, UK (tracks 1, 3 and 6-13); July 2016 in Parc Hall, Cwm-Park, Wales, UK (tracks 2 and 4); January 2010 by BBC Radio 3 at the Royal Northern College of Music Festival of Brass, Manchester, UK (track 5 - © 2010 BBC)

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