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19/06/2009

Frank Renton showcases the best in brass and military band music. Frank talks to composer Rodney Newton about his writing and playing career.

Frank Renton talks to composer Rodney Newton about his writing and playing career.

Rodney Newton's compositions can be found in brass band libraries all over the world, especially his ground breaking Acid Brass.

He started his musical career as a tympanist, moved on to film composition and is now one of the central characters on the band scene today.

He talks to Frank about his work and the future for banding as he sees it.

30 minutes

Last on

Fri 19 Jun 2009 21:30

Music Played

  • Rodney Newton

    Village Wedding From Echoes Of The East

    • Echoes Of The East.
    • Doyen.
  • Black Dyke Band

    Impromptu

    • Eric Ball – Festival Music.
    • Doyen.
  • Fairey Band

    Elegy From A Downland Suite

    • A Downland Suite.
    • Egon.
  • Buy As You View Band

    Section Of The Frogs Of Aristophanes

    • Brass Band Classics Vol IV.
    • Doyen.
  • Williams Fairey Engineering Band

    What Time Is Love

    • Acid Brass.
    • Blast First.
  • Williams Fairey Engineering Band

    Can U Dance

    • Acid Brass.
    • Blast First.
  • David Childs

    'twm Sion Cati

    • Celtic Charm.
    • Doyen.
  • Cory Band

    The King Of Elfland's Daughter

    • Wildfire.
    • Doyen.

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