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20080801

The British Army Brass Band, formed in November last year, perform their first session, with conductors Dave Barringer and Chris King.

Presented by Frank Renton.

20080822

With Frank Renton.

The South-West Camborne Town Band, which traces its history back to the late 1800s, is conducted by Jeremy Willcock and performs the popular Neopolitan hit Funiculli-Finuculla, Sondheim's Anyone Can Whistle and the classic Festival March.

20080829

With Frank Renton.

20080905

The Desford Colliery Band perform at Leicester's De Montford Hall, presented by Frank Renton.

Conducted by Nigel Seaman, they play Handel Parker's Deep Harmony and The Beatles number Honey Pie, with features for solo euphonium Robin Taylor and solo cornet Paul Russell.

20080919

Frank Renton presents music and views from the British Open Championships and the Sunday Gala Concerts.

20081010

Frank Renton presents your requests and reviews the best of the new releases.

20081107

Frank Renton presents a session of music by The Scottish Co-op Band and conductor Archie Hutchison.

Including the Overture Rusland and Ludmila.

20081114

Frank Renton plays listeners' requests, and reviews the latest band CDs.

20081121

Frank Renton presents the Bedwas, Trethomas & Machen Band.

20090123

Highlights from the 2008 Brass In Concert Championships with The Fairey Band, conducted by Philip Chalke, giving a Rossini classic the Spike Jones treatment.

More highlights from the 2008 Brass In Concert Championships.

20090130

Frank Renton plays listener requests, including solo albums from the cornet player and conductor Russell Gray and former BBC Radio 2 Young Brass Soloist winner Katrina Marzella.

Featuring cornet player Russell Gray and brass soloist Katrina Marzella.

20090206

Frank Renton presents The Fishburn Band, conducted by Russell Gray.

Includes the Finale from Sullivan's Pineapple Poll and the classic March Imperial Echoes.

20090313

With the Freckleton Band, which originally formed in 1886 and gave its first documented performance in 1891.

The band is conducted by Paul Dalton.

With the Freckleton Band in a special performance, conducted by Paul Dalton.

20090501

Frank Renton introduces Redbridge Brass, who've been London and Southern Counties Champions six times since 2002 and won the prestigious Butlins competition in 2009.

With conductor Jeremy Wise they play a typically varied programme of music especially recorded for the programme.

Opening up with the March Manhattan they feature trombonist Jane Murrill in Here's That Rainy Day, the solo cornet of Ralph Brill in Don't Doubt Him and end with music from Gershwin's masterpiece Porgy And Bess.

Frank Renton introduces the Redbridge Brass Brand, led by conductor Jeremy Wise.

20090501

Frank Renton introduces Redbridge Brass, who've been London and Southern Counties Champions six times since 2002 and won the prestigious Butlins competition in 2009.

  • with.... - conductor jeremy wise they play a typically varied programme of music especially recorded for the programme.

    opening up with the march manhattan they feature trombonist jane murrill in here's that rainy day, the solo cornet of ralph brill in don't doubt him and end with music from gershwin's masterpiece porgy and bess.

    frank renton introduces the redbridge brass brand, led by conductor jeremy wise

  • Armistice Day / Military Bands
    Black Dyke At Brass In Concert
    Brass In Concert Gala Concert - Fodens Band
    Brass In Concert Programme 1
    Brass In Concert Programme 2
    British Open Championships20100923

    Showcase for brass and military band music.

    Cd Reviews Of The Year
    Highlights Of The Banding Year / Nicholas Childs - A Decade Of Beating Time
    Maurice Murphy Tribute
    News, Reviews And Requests
    Programme Catalogue - Details: 01 September 199519950901

    Producer: WARD, J

    Next in series: 08 September 1995

    Previous in series: 25 August 1995

    Broadcast history

    01 Sep 1995 21:03-22:00 (RADIO 2)

    Recorded on 1995-08-30

    Programme Catalogue - Details: 08 September 199519950908

    Producer: WARD, J

    Next in series: 15 September 1995

    Previous in series: 01 September 1995

    Broadcast history

    08 Sep 1995 21:03-22:00 (RADIO 2)

    Recorded on 1995-08-30

    Programme Catalogue - Details: 15 September 199519950915

    Producer: WARD, J

    Next in series: 22 September 1995

    Previous in series: 08 September 1995

    Broadcast history

    15 Sep 1995 21:03-22:00 (RADIO 2)

    Recorded on 1995-09-13

    Programme Catalogue - Details: 22 September 199519950922

    Producer: WARD, J

    Next in series: 29 September 1995

    Previous in series: 15 September 1995

    Broadcast history

    22 Sep 1995 21:30-22:30 (RADIO 2)

    Recorded on 1995-09-13

    Programme Catalogue - Details: 29 September 199519950929

    Producer: WARD, J

    Next in series: 06 October 1995

    Previous in series: 22 September 1995

    Broadcast history

    29 Sep 1995 21:30-22:00 (RADIO 2)

    Recorded on 1995-09-25

    Reviews And Requests
    Seasonal Music
    The Reg Vardy Band