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The Melody Shop / Parkes, Cutt, Grimethorpe Colliery Band


Release Date: 06/16/1998 
Label:  Chandos   Catalog #: 4552   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Giacomo PucciniRichard WagnerCole PorterRichard Rodgers,   ... 
Performer:  Jonathan BeattyRichard MarshallMark WaltersNigel Fielding,   ... 
Conductor:  Major Peter ParkesGary Cutt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Grimethorpe Colliery Band
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 16 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Recorded in: Morley Town Hall 7-8 March 1998 Producer(s) Ralph Couzens Sound Engineer(s) Jonathan Cooper Richard Smoker (Assistant) Recorded in: Morley Town Hall 7-8 March 1998 Producer(s) Ralph Couzens Sound Engineer(s) Jonathan Cooper Richard Smoker (Assistant) Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
La Rondine: Ch'il bel sogno di Doretta by Giacomo Puccini
Conductor:  Major Peter Parkes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Grimethorpe Colliery Band
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1917; Italy 
Notes: Arranged: Peter Parkes 
2.
Lohengrin: Act 3 Prelude by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Major Peter Parkes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Grimethorpe Colliery Band
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1847; Germany 
Notes: Arranged: Dennis Wright 
3.
Seven Lively Arts: Ev'ry time we say goodbye by Cole Porter
Performer:  Jonathan Beatty (Trombone)
Conductor:  Major Peter Parkes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Grimethorpe Colliery Band
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1944; USA 
Notes: Arranged: Alan Fernie 
4.
On Your Toes: Slaughter on Tenth Avenue by Richard Rodgers
Conductor:  Gary Cutt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Grimethorpe Colliery Band
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936; USA 
Notes: Arranged: Sandy Smith 
5.
The Melody Shop by Karl King
Conductor:  Major Peter Parkes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Grimethorpe Colliery Band
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1910; Ohio, USA 
Notes: Arranged: Peter Smalley 
6.
MacArthur Park by Jim Webb
Conductor:  Gary Cutt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Grimethorpe Colliery Band
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1968 
Notes: Arranged: Alan Catherall 
7.
Gayaneh: Lezghinka by Aram Khachaturian
Conductor:  Gary Cutt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Grimethorpe Colliery Band
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1942/1957; USSR 
Notes: Arranged: Howard Snell 
8.
Caprice Brillante "The Débutante" by Herbert L. Clarke
Performer:  Richard Marshall (Cornet)
Conductor:  Gary Cutt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Grimethorpe Colliery Band
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1908; USA 
Notes: Arranged: Sandy Smith 
9.
Adagio for Organ and Strings in G minor by Tomaso Albinoni
Performer:  Mark Walters (Flugelhorn)
Conductor:  Major Peter Parkes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Grimethorpe Colliery Band
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
Notes: Arranged: Kevin Bolton
This work was reconstructed by Remo Giazotto in 1945 from a fragment by Albinoni. 
10.
Rhapsody on a theme of Paganini, Op. 43: Variation 18 by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Nigel Fielding (Cornet)
Conductor:  Major Peter Parkes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Grimethorpe Colliery Band
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1934; USA 
Notes: Arranged: Howard Snell 
11.
Punchinello by William Rimmer
Conductor:  Major Peter Parkes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Grimethorpe Colliery Band
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
12.
Ave Maria by Charles Gounod
Performer:  Peter Matthews (Vibraphone), Richard Marshall (Cornet)
Conductor:  Major Peter Parkes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Grimethorpe Colliery Band
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; France 
Notes: Arranged: Ray Farr
This work is based on J.S. Bach's Prelude no 1 in C from 'The Well-Tempered Clavier.' 
13.
Walk in the Light by Barrie Gott
Performer:  Mark Walters (Flugelhorn)
Conductor:  Gary Cutt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Grimethorpe Colliery Band
Period: 20th Century 
Written: by 1986; USA 
14.
One day in your life by Brown,
Performer:  Melvyn Bathgate (Tenor Horn)
Conductor:  Major Peter Parkes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Grimethorpe Colliery Band
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Notes: Arranged: Darol Barry 
15.
Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV 565: Toccata by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Major Peter Parkes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Grimethorpe Colliery Band
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1708; Arnstadt, Germany 
Notes: Arranged: Ray Farr 
16.
España by Emmanuel Chabrier
Conductor:  Major Peter Parkes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Grimethorpe Colliery Band
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1883; France 
Notes: Arranged: Gordon Langford 
17.
Trumpet Blues and Cantabile by Harry James
Conductor:  Gary Cutt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Grimethorpe Colliery Band
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1942; USA 
Notes: Arranged: Bill Geldard 
18.
Guillaume Tell: Overture by Gioachino Rossini
Conductor:  Major Peter Parkes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Grimethorpe Colliery Band
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1829; Italy 
Notes: Arranged: Dennis Wright 

Sound Samples

The Melody Shop (arr. for brass band)
MacArthur Park (arr. for brass band)
La rondine: Act I: Doretta's Aria (arr. for flugelhorn and brass band)
Gayane (arr. for brass band): Gayaneh: Lezghinka (arr. for brass band)
The Debutante (arr. for cornet and brass band)
Lohengrin: Act III: Prelude (arr. for brass band)
Every Time We Say Goodbye (arr. for brass band)
Espana (arr. for brass band)
Trumpet Blues and Cantabile (arr. for brass band)
Adagio in G minor (arr. for flugelhorn and brass band): Adagio in G minor (attrib. to Albinoni) (arr. for flugelhorn and brass band)
Guillaume Tell (William Tell) (arr. for brass band): Guillaume Tell (William Tell): Gallop (arr. for brass band)
On your Toes: Slaughter on 10th Avenue (arr. for brass band)
Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, Op. 43 (arr. for cornet and brass band): Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, Op. 43: Variation 18 (arr. for cornet and brass band)
Punchinello
Ave Maria (arr. for brass band)
Light Walk
One Day In Your Life (arr. for horn and brass band)
Toccata in D minor, BWV 913 (arr. for brass band)

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