Changing Brass

Peter Stead with a social and musical history of the British brass band.

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How two 19th-century pioneers made the great popular cultural movement of brass possible.

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He examines its role in work and community, visiting this year's British Open Competition and the Durham Miners' Gala.

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He travels to two Lancashire schools with an unmatched reputation for excellence.