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Looking Forward to the British Open Championships

30 minutes
First broadcast:
Wednesday 04 September 2013

Frank Renton considers what bands need to do to play an extended arrangement of a classical masterpiece and win this years Open Brass Band Championship on Saturday.

Music Played

7 items
  • Image for Foden's Band

    Foden's Band Fanfare To Precede La Peri

    A Portrait Of Stephen Roberts, Difem, 118502

  • Image for Grimethorpe Colliery Band

    Grimethorpe Colliery Band Presto From Rapsodie Norvegienne

    French Bonbons, Chandos, CHAN 4542

  • Image for Desford Colliery Caterpillar Band

    Desford Colliery Caterpillar Band Variation Xviii From Variations On A Theme By Paganini

    Variations, Polyphonic, QPRL 041D

  • Image for Brighouse and Rastrick Band

    Brighouse and Rastrick Band Waltz From Symphonie Fantastique

    Marches And Waltzes, Doyen, DOY CD 032

  • Image for Owen Farr/Cory Band

    Owen Farr/Cory Band Finale From Violion Concerto

    Untold Stories, Doyen, DOY CD225

  • Image for Black Dyke Band

    Black Dyke Band Ziugeunerweisen

    Soloist Showcase, Doyen, DOY CD292

  • Image for Williams Fairey Engineering Band

    Williams Fairey Engineering Band Procession To The Minster

    Procession To The Minster, Grasmere, GRCD 42


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