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  1. John Barber

    Frank Renton talks to John Barber about his new CD and his love of jazz.

    First broadcast: 30 Oct 2014

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  2. Owen Farr

    Frank Renton talks to Cory tenor horn player Owen Farr about his new CD, A New Dawn.

    First broadcast: 23 Oct 2014

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  3. The National Brass Band Championships

    Frank Renton presents from the National Brass Band Championships in the Royal Albert Hall.

    First broadcast: 16 Oct 2014

  4. Alison Balsom

    Frank Renton talks to Alison Balsom about the Ten Pieces project and her new CD, Paris.

    First broadcast: 09 Oct 2014

  5. Launch of Young Brass Award 2015

    Frank Renton launches the search for the next brass star, the Radio 2 Young Brass Award.

    First broadcast: 02 Oct 2014

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  6. British Open Gala Concert (2 of 2)

    Frank Renton with music from the Gala Concert following the British Open Championships.

    First broadcast: 25 Sep 2014

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  7. British Open Gala Concert (1 of 2)

    Frank Renton with music from the Gala Concert following the British Open Championships.

    First broadcast: 18 Sep 2014

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  8. The British Open Championship

    Frank Renton presents chat and music from the 162nd British Open Brass Band Championship.

    First broadcast: 11 Sep 2014

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  9. Brass music all the way

    Frank Renton remembers cornet star Brian Tait and features a classic trombone trio piece.

    First broadcast: 04 Sep 2014

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  10. Tim Mutum with bands that have fallen by the wayside

    Defunct bands recalled by Frank Renton and brass band archivist Tim Mutum.

    First broadcast: 28 Aug 2014

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  11. Classic brass band music

    Frank Renton features classic brass band tracks from Black Dyke, Superbrass and Cory.

    First broadcast: 21 Aug 2014

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  12. Ian Porthouse

    Ian Porthouse talks to Frank Renton about the Tredegar Band Town Band's cameo film role.

    First broadcast: 14 Aug 2014

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  13. Classic brass band tracks

    Frank Renton with new releases and requests, including Kenneth Alford's The Vanished Army.

    First broadcast: 07 Aug 2014

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  14. Music from the European Festival of Brass, Perth

    Frank Renton features the Eikanger-Bjorsvik and European youth brass bands in concert.

    First broadcast: 31 Jul 2014

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  15. Music from The European Festival of Brass, Perth

    Frank Renton features the Eikanger Bjorsvik and European youth brass bands in concert.

    First broadcast: 24 Jul 2014

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  16. An Insider's View Of Military Music

    Frank Renton presents an insider's view of military music.

    First broadcast: 17 Jul 2014

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  17. Elgar Howarth

    Frank Renton is joined by composer, conductor and star trumpeter Elgar Howarth.

    First broadcast: 10 Jul 2014

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  18. Classic brass tracks and new releases

    Frank with some classic brass tracks and some new releases.

    First broadcast: 03 Jul 2014

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  19. Steve Stewart

    Frank Renton talks to Steve Stewart about his recordings of favourite trumpet concertos.

    First broadcast: 26 Jun 2014

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  20. Some classic brass sounds

    Frank Renton presents some classic brass sounds.

    First broadcast: 19 Jun 2014

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  21. Foden's Band

    Frank Renton with music from Foden's Band conductor Michael Fowles.

    First broadcast: 12 Jun 2014

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  22. Classic tracks and listeners' requests

    Frank Renton presents a showcase for brass and military band music.

    First broadcast: 05 Jun 2014

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  23. European Festival of Brass

    Frank Renton presents music from the 2014 European Festival of Brass Gala from Perth.

    First broadcast: 29 May 2014

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  24. Young Brass Award winner Matilda Lloyd at the European Festival of Brass Gala Concert

    2014 Young Brass Award winner Matilda Lloyd at The European Festival of Brass with Cory.

    First broadcast: 22 May 2014

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  25. Ian Bousfield

    Frank Renton is with Ian Bousfield, one of world's greatest trombone players.

    First broadcast: 15 May 2014

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  26. Some classic brass band music

    Frank Renton presents a showcase for brass and military band music.

    First broadcast: 08 May 2014

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  27. The European Festival of Brass in Perth

    Frank Renton features The European Festival of Brass, held in Perth.

    First broadcast: 01 May 2014

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  28. Tim Mutum

    Frank Renton and band archivist Tim Mutum feature brass music with WWI associations.

    First broadcast: 24 Apr 2014

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  29. Classic band tracks and news

    Frank Renton plays classic band tracks and reviews the latest CDs.

    First broadcast: 17 Apr 2014

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  30. Nigel Hess

    Nigel Hess talks to Frank Renton about his music and recent CD, New London Pictures.

    First broadcast: 10 Apr 2014

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