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Black Dyke Mills Band Celebrate 150 Years


Release Date: 08/11/1993 
Label:  Chandos   Catalog #: 4516   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  George Henry WillcocksHerman KoenigArmas JärnefeltGordon Langford,   ... 
Performer:  Phillip McCannNorman LawJohn CloughSandy Smith
Conductor:  Major Peter Parkes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Black Dyke Mills Band
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 57 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
The Champions by George Henry Willcocks
Conductor:  Major Peter Parkes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Black Dyke Mills Band
Period: 20th Century 
Length: 2 Minutes 30 Secs. 
2.
Alpine Echoes and Post Horn Gallop by Herman Koenig
Performer:  Phillip McCann (Posthorn), Phillip McCann (Cornet)
Conductor:  Major Peter Parkes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Black Dyke Mills Band
Period: Romantic 
Written: 19th Century 
Length: 6 Minutes 55 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Parkes/McCann 
3.
Praeludium by Armas Järnefelt
Conductor:  Major Peter Parkes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Black Dyke Mills Band
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Finland 
Length: 2 Minutes 35 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Pearce 
4.
Sonata, Serenade and Scherzo for Trombone and Brass Band: Serenade by Gordon Langford
Performer:  Norman Law (Trombone)
Conductor:  Major Peter Parkes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Black Dyke Mills Band
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
Length: 4 Minutes 40 Secs. 
5.
Midwest March by Joseph John Richards
Conductor:  Major Peter Parkes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Black Dyke Mills Band
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Length: 2 Minutes 38 Secs. 
6.
Serenade, Op. 6 no 1 by Enrico Toselli
Performer:  John Clough (Euphonium)
Conductor:  Major Peter Parkes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Black Dyke Mills Band
Period: Romantic 
Length: 2 Minutes 35 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Pearce 
7.
Snow Maiden: Suite - Dance of the Tumblers by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Conductor:  Major Peter Parkes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Black Dyke Mills Band
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880/1895; Russia 
Length: 3 Minutes 28 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Wilfred Heaton 
8.
Downland Suite: 2nd movement, Elegy by John Ireland
Performer:  Phillip McCann (Cornet)
Conductor:  Major Peter Parkes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Black Dyke Mills Band
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1932/1941; England 
Length: 4 Minutes 3 Secs. 
9.
Capriccio brillante by Herman Bellstedt
Performer:  Sandy Smith (French Horn)
Conductor:  Major Peter Parkes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Black Dyke Mills Band
Period: Romantic 
Length: 4 Minutes 32 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Sandy Smith 
10.
Deep Harmony by Parker,
Conductor:  Major Peter Parkes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Black Dyke Mills Band
Length: 2 Minutes 38 Secs. 
Notes: This hymn is based on a composition by Handel. 
11.
Famous British Marches Medley by Gordon Langford
Conductor:  Major Peter Parkes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Black Dyke Mills Band
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
Length: 4 Minutes 57 Secs. 
12.
Orphée aux enfers: Can-can by Jacques Offenbach
Conductor:  Major Peter Parkes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Black Dyke Mills Band
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1858/1874; Paris, France 
Length: 2 Minutes 3 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Pearce 
13.
Ruler of the Spirits Overture, J 122/Op. 27 by Carl Maria von Weber
Conductor:  Major Peter Parkes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Black Dyke Mills Band
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1811; Germany 
Length: 6 Minutes 27 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Halliwell 
14.
Symphony no 9 in E minor, Op. 95/B 178 "From the New World": 4th movement, Allegro con fuoco by Antonín Dvorák
Conductor:  Major Peter Parkes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Black Dyke Mills Band
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; USA 
Length: 5 Minutes 26 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Weston Nicholl 

Sound Samples

The Champions
Der Beherrscher der Geister (Ruler of Spirits), J. 122 (arr. for brass band): Der Beherrscher der Geister (Ruler of Spirits), J. 122: Overture (arr. for brass band)
Alpine Echoes - Post Horn Gallop (arr. for brass band)
Praeludium (arr. for brass band)
Sonata, Serenade and Scherzo: Serenade
Symphony No. 9 in E minor, Op. 95, "From the New World" (arr. for brass band): Symphony No. 9 in E minor, Op. 95, "From the New World": IV. Finale (arr. for brass band)
Midwest
Serenata, Op. 6 (arr. for euphonium and brass band): Serenata (arr. for euphonium)
The Snow Maiden (arr. for brass band): Snegurochka (The Snow Maiden): Dance of the Tumblers (arr. for brass band)
A Downland Suite (arr. for brass band): A Downland Suite: II. Elegy (arr. for brass band)
Capriccio brillante, "Carneval of Naples" (arr. for brass band)
Deep Harmony (arr. for brass band)
Famous British Marches
Orphee aux enfers (Orpheus in the Underworld) (arr. for brass band): Orphee aux enfers (Orpheus in the Underworld), Act II: Can-Can (arr. for brass band)

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