Music for Battle Creek - Brass Band of Battle Creek

£13.00 - £12.00
Reference:  CDMSR1
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Check out this sensational new LIVE disk by one of the world's leading brass bands!! It is the first new BBBC CD release since 2005 and it is a stunner! The title track, Philip Sparke's 'Music for Battle Creek' was commissioned by the band and subsequently used as the set test piece at the 2007 National Brass Band Championships of Great Britain held at the Royal Albert Hall in London. All are live performances and the playing in the Philip Sparke test piece is out of this world, capturing  the excitement and brilliance of this incredible band.

Track list:

1.  Symphony in E minor 'Allegro' - Shostakovich arr.Duncan

2.  Joy Spring - Clifford Brown arr. Schiermeyer

3.  Hymn for Diana - Joseph Turrin 

4.  Gonna Fly Now - Bill Conti arr. Chattaway  ~  featuring Chris Jaudes (trumpet)

5.  Barcarolle from the Tales of Hoffman - Offenbach arr.Stephens ~ featuring Steven Mead and Lance La Duke (euphs)

6.  Espana - Chabrier arr. Langford

7.  St.Louis Blues - W.C. Handy arr. Wycliffe Gordon ~ featuring Wycliffe Gordon

Music for Battle Creek - Philip Sparke

8.    1st Mov.  Prelude and Toccata

9.    2nd Mov. Elegy: In memoriam John and Marguerite Gray

10.  3rd Mov.  Rondo Finale

11.  Elsa's Procession to the Cathedral - Wagner arr. Bill Himes

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