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Lucy Pankhurst is a young innovative composer who has seen one of her pieces ridiculed by a British audience then applauded to the roof in America. Playing tenor horn herself, she believes in giving today's musicians something interesting and new to play whilst still respecting the traditions of brass band writing. She talks to Frank Renton about her award-winning music, the place banding has in her life and the music she'd like to write for it in the future.

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30 minutes

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Wed 27 Jul 2011 21:30

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