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Sunday Bandstand 1 May 2016

Sunday Bandstand 1 May 2016

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Opening for weekly show Foden's Band MD: Michael Fowles - 2010, Amsterdam Staff Band of the Salvation Army (The Netherlands) BM: Howard Evans - 2002, Brass Band Schoonhoven (The Netherlands) MD: Erik Janssen - 1999, BNFL Band MD: Richard Evans - 1994, Trombone Soloist Andrew Justice with the International Staff Band BM: Stephen Cobb - 1999 and more.

Joseph Horovitz (b: 26 May 1926 in Vienna, Austria) is a British composer & conductor. His Jewish family emigrated to England in 1938 to escape the Nazis. He studied music and modern languages at New College, Oxford, and later attended the Royal College of Music in London, studying composition with Gordon Jacob.
He was subsequently active as a conductor of ballet and opera, touring Europe and the USA. His works include 16 ballets, including Alice in Wonderland (1953), 2 one-act operas (The Dumb Wife and Gentlemen’s Island). Along with concertos for violin, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, trumpet, euphonium, tuba and percussion, as well as a popular and often performed jazz concerto for harpsichord or piano.
He has written a number of pieces for brass bands including '...Ballet for Band...' in 1983. This work is featured on this show as it is the 1st Section National Final test piece in September 2016 at Cheltenham. On this track he is the conductor.

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Gordon Higginbottom

Not heard enough !