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British Bandsmen Centenary Concert


Release Date: 03/09/1993 
Label:  Chandos   Catalog #: 4513   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Jame Ord HumeRaymond Steadman-AllenArthur SullivanPeter Graham,   ... 
Performer:  Robert ChildsNicholas J. ChildsMaurice MurphyJames Shepherd,   ... 
Conductor:  Harry MortimerRoy NewsomeMajor Peter ParkesJames Scott
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Black Dyke Mills BandBesses o' th' Barn BandIMI Yorkshire Imperial Bands
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 8 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Recorded in: Free Trade Hall, Manchester 5th September 1987 Producer(s) Brian Couzens Sound Engineer(s) Ralph Couzens Philip Couzens (assistant) Recorded in: Free Trade Hall, Manchester 5th September 1987 Producer(s) Brian Couzens Sound Engineer(s) Ralph Couzens Philip Couzens (assistant) Read less

Works on This Recording

1. BB & CF by Jame Ord Hume
Conductor:  Harry Mortimer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Black Dyke Mills Band,  Besses o' th' Barn Band,  IMI Yorkshire Imperial Bands
Period: 20th Century 
Date of Recording: 09/05/1987 
Venue:  Live  Free Trade Hall, Manchester 
Length: 4 Minutes 20 Secs. 
2. Centenary Fanfare by Raymond Steadman-Allen
Conductor:  Harry Mortimer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Black Dyke Mills Band,  Besses o' th' Barn Band,  IMI Yorkshire Imperial Bands
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1987; England 
Date of Recording: 09/05/1987 
Venue:  Live  Free Trade Hall, Manchester 
3. Yeomen of the Guard: Overture by Arthur Sullivan
Conductor:  Harry Mortimer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Black Dyke Mills Band,  Besses o' th' Barn Band,  IMI Yorkshire Imperial Bands
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888; England 
Date of Recording: 09/05/1987 
Venue:  Live  Free Trade Hall, Manchester 
Length: 4 Minutes 46 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Sir Malcolm Sargent. 
4. Brilliante for 2 Euphoniums and Band by Peter Graham
Performer:  Robert Childs (Euphonium), Nicholas J. Childs (Euphonium)
Conductor:  Roy Newsome
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Besses o' th' Barn Band
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1987; Scotland 
Date of Recording: 09/05/1987 
Venue:  Live  Free Trade Hall, Manchester 
Length: 5 Minutes 35 Secs. 
5. Moto perpetuo for Violin and Orchestra in C major, Op. 11 by Niccolò Paganini
Performer:  Nicholas J. Childs (Euphonium), Robert Childs (Euphonium)
Conductor:  Roy Newsome
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Besses o' th' Barn Band
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835 
Date of Recording: 09/05/1987 
Venue:  Live  Free Trade Hall, Manchester 
Length: 2 Minutes 7 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Howard Snell. 
6. Elegiac Melodies (2) for Strings, Op. 34: no 2, Last spring by Edvard Grieg
Conductor:  Harry Mortimer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Black Dyke Mills Band,  Besses o' th' Barn Band,  IMI Yorkshire Imperial Bands
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881; Norway 
Date of Recording: 09/05/1987 
Venue:  Live  Free Trade Hall, Manchester 
Length: 4 Minutes 4 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Pat Ryan. 
7. Journey into Freedom by Eric Ball
Conductor:  Major Peter Parkes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Black Dyke Mills Band
Period: 20th Century 
Date of Recording: 09/05/1987 
Venue:  Live  Free Trade Hall, Manchester 
Length: 11 Minutes 11 Secs. 
8. British Bandsman by Derek Broadbent
Conductor:  Harry Mortimer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Black Dyke Mills Band,  Besses o' th' Barn Band,  IMI Yorkshire Imperial Bands
Period: 20th Century 
Date of Recording: 09/05/1987 
Venue:  Live  Free Trade Hall, Manchester 
Length: 2 Minutes 55 Secs. 
9. Beacons by Raymond Steadman-Allen
Conductor:  James Scott
Orchestra/Ensemble:  IMI Yorkshire Imperial Bands
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1987; England 
Date of Recording: 09/05/1987 
Venue:  Live  Free Trade Hall, Manchester 
Length: 12 Minutes 29 Secs. 
10. Legends by Elgar Howarth
Performer:  Maurice Murphy (Cornet), James Shepherd (Cornet), Phillip McCann (Cornet),
William Lang (Cornet)
Conductor:  Major Peter Parkes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Black Dyke Mills Band
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1987; England 
Date of Recording: 09/05/1987 
Venue:  Live  Free Trade Hall, Manchester 
Length: 6 Minutes 35 Secs. 
11. Tale of Tsar Saltan: Suite, Op. 57 - Flight of the bumblebee by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Performer:  Maurice Murphy (Cornet), William Lang (Cornet), James Shepherd (Cornet),
Phillip McCann (Cornet)
Conductor:  Major Peter Parkes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Black Dyke Mills Band
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1903; Russia 
Date of Recording: 09/05/1987 
Venue:  Live  Free Trade Hall, Manchester 
Length: 1 Minutes 27 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Ray Woodfield. 
12. Pineapple Poll: Finale by Arthur Sullivan
Conductor:  Harry Mortimer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Black Dyke Mills Band,  Besses o' th' Barn Band,  IMI Yorkshire Imperial Bands
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; England 
Date of Recording: 09/05/1987 
Venue:  Live  Free Trade Hall, Manchester 
Length: 2 Minutes 20 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Geoffrey Brand. 
13. The Lost Chord by Arthur Sullivan
Conductor:  Harry Mortimer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Black Dyke Mills Band,  Besses o' th' Barn Band,  IMI Yorkshire Imperial Bands
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1877; England 
Date of Recording: 09/05/1987 
Venue:  Live  Free Trade Hall, Manchester 
Length: 3 Minutes 45 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Gordon Langford. 
14. Pomp and Circumstance Marches (5), Op. 39: no 1 in D major by Sir Edward Elgar
Conductor:  Harry Mortimer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Black Dyke Mills Band,  Besses o' th' Barn Band,  IMI Yorkshire Imperial Bands
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1901; England 
Date of Recording: 09/05/1987 
Venue:  Live  Free Trade Hall, Manchester 
Length: 5 Minutes 36 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Centenary Fanfare - B.B. and C.F.
The Yeomen of the Guard (arr. for brass band): The Yeomen of the Guard: Overture (arr. for brass band)
Brillante
Moto perpetuo (arr. for 2 euphoniums and brass band): Moto perpetuo, Op. 11, MS 72 (arr. for 2 euphoniums and brass band)
Elegiac Melodies, Op. 34 (arr. for brass band): Elegiac Melodies, Op. 34: No. 2. The Last Spring (arr. for brass band)
Journey into Freedom
British Bandsman
The Beacons: Movements I and II
The Beacons: Movement III
The Beacons: Movement IV
Legends (arr. for brass band)
Tale of Tsar Saltan, Op. 57 (arr. for 4 cornets and brass band): The Tale of Tsar Saltan, Op. 57: Flight of the Bumble Bee (arr. for 4 cornets and brass band)
Pineapple Poll Suite (arr. for brass band)
The Lost Chord
5 Military Marches, Op. 39, "Pomp and Circumstance" (arr. for brass band): Military March No. 1 in D major, Op. 39, "Pomp and Circumstance" (arr. for brass band)

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