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Vaughan Williams on Brass


Vaughan Williams on Brass  celebrates the 150th Anniversary of the birth of the great British composer Ralph Vaughan Williams. It brings together a trio of original works for brass band together with brass band arrangements by Phillip Littlemore and Paul Hindmarsh.

This recording is by one of the UK’s finest brass bands, Tredegar Town Band, with its Musical Director Ian Porthouse. The band is joined by guest conductor Martyn Brabbins, Music Director of English National Opera, and the soloist in the Tuba Concerto will be multi award-winning tubist Ross Knight.

Full Track Listing:

Flourish for Band * 1'56"
English Folk Songs Suite *
i. March: Seventeen Come Sunday 3'24"
ii. Intermezzo: My Bonny Boy 3'05"
iii. March: Folksongs from Somset 3'46"
Sea Songs * 4'06"
Henry the Fifth 8'38"
The Truth From Above * 4'33"
Prelude on Rhosymedre  3'51"
Suite from the 49th Parallel * 14'05"
Prelude on Three Welsh Hymns 7'11"
Concerto for Tuba in F minor
i. Prelude 4'30"
ii. Romanza 5'17"
iii. Rondo alla Tedesca 3'18"
Variations * 11'49"

*denotes first recording of arrangement or edtion

Item Code: ALBD052
Total Playing Time: 79'30"

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