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Brian Travers

UB40 horn player Brian Travers joins Frank Renton at the 159th British Open Brass Band Championships, to experience the joys and possible surprises of the oldest such competition in the world.

Seventeen of the country's top bands play The Red Priest, a piece based on the re-imagining of Vivaldi's music by the distinguished composer Philip Wilby (listen out for echoes of the famous Four Seasons) in a bid to take the title.

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30 minutes

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Wed 7 Sep 2011 21:30

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