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Tea for Two

Swing!

Christmas
is Coming

Made in
Harrogate

Come Follow
the Band

Brass for an Occasion


To hear samples of tracks please click on the bold linked track titles below (MP3 format)



The inspiration behind this recording was an attempt to crystalize what we think makes a classic brass band concert. The aim was to put in everything you'd expect from a concert which seeks to entertain, inspire, inform and delight.
  1. Also Sprach Zarathustra - Richard Strauss, arr. C.L. Radcliffe
  2. The Waltonian - J.J. Richards, arr. Thomas Wyss
  3. La Forza del Destino - Verdi, arr. Frank Wright
  4. The Holy Well (from On Alderley Edge) - Peter Graham [Andrew Hodge, euphonium]
  5. Tahiti Trot (Tea for Two) - Vincent Youmans, arr. Dmitrij Shostakovich
  6. Strike up the Band - George Gershwin, arr. Goff Richards
  7. 42nd Street - Harry Warren, arr. Jon Bennett
  8. I Don't Know How to Love Him - Andrew Lloyd Webber, arr. Graham Walker [Laura Jackson, vocals]
  9. Who Wants to Live Forever - Brian May, arr. Philip Harper
  10. Highlights from Wicked - Stephen Schwartz, arr. Gavin Somerset [Laura Jackson, vocals]
  11. Dear Lord and Father - Parry, arr. Peter Graham
  12. Eve of War - Jeff Wayne, arr. Steve Sykes
  13. In the Hall of the Mountain King - Edvard Grieg, arr. Bill Geldard [Paul Davies, trombone]
  14. Hoe Down, from "Rodeo" - Aaron Copland, arr. Howard Snell
  15. Song and Dance - Philip Sparke [Rob Illsley, cornet]
  16. Enchanted Kingdom - Paul Lovatt-Cooper


A selection of swing and jazz music from the golden age of the big bands
  1. It Don't Mean a Thing if it Ain't Got That Swing - Duke Ellington, arr. John Bennett
  2. Hello Dolly - Jerry Herman, arr. Alan Morrison (Robert Illsley, cornet)
  3. That's a Plenty - Lew Pollack, arr. Goff Richards
  4. St Louis Blues - W.C. Handy, arr. Alan Fernie (Iain Wilson, percussion)
  5. I Know Why and So Do You - Warren/Mack, arr. David Lancaster (David Smith, cornet)
  6. Hot Toddy - Hendler/Flanagan, arr. Jack Peberdy
  7. Virtuosity - Kenny Baker, arr. Jack Peberdy (Robert Illsley, cornet)
  8. Caravan - Duke Ellington, arr. Steve Sykes (Daniel Dickinson, trombone)
  9. Misty - Erroll Garner, arr. Derek Broadbent (Jo Campbell, soprano cornet)
  10. Cute - Neal Hefti, arr. Philip Sparke (Steve Morland, percussion)
  11. Birdland - Josef Zawinul, arr. Philip Sparke
  12. Blue Rondo a la Turk - Dave Brubeck, arr. Kevin Edwards
  13. Macarthur Park - Jim Webb, arr. Alan Fernie
  14. The Wedding - Abdullah Ibrahim, arr. David Lancaster (Lynne Stockdale, flugel)
  15. Sing, Sing, Sing - Louis Prima, arr. Ray Woodfield


A selection of Christmas music to suite all tastes.
Featuring the superb talent of Lucy Rhodes, (BBC Radio 2 Young Chorister of the Year)

A recent review: "Congratulations on a brilliant CD. It is a perfect mix of Christmas music and strikes exactly the right balance. Over the years I have bought many Christmas CDs but this one I think is the best I have in my collection. I've just ordered another copy to send to someone as an extra Christmas gift in the hope that they will have as much pleasure from listening to it as we have."
  1. Christmas is Coming - arr. David Lancaster
  2. Once in Royal David's City (vocal - Lucy Rhodes)
  3. The Carollers - R.E.Holz
  4. Candlelight Carol - John Rutter, arr. Chris Mallet
  5. Sweet Chiming Christmas Bells -
  6. Christmas Compendium - Katie Bell
  7. Silent Night (vocal - Lucy Rhodes)
  8. Santa Claus is Comin' to Town - Fred J.Coots, arr. Mark Freeh
  9. Hark the Herald Angels Sing - Arr. Bram Gay
  10. Away in a Manger (vocal - Lucy Rhodes)
  11. Joy to the World - arr. Bram Gay
  12. Sans Day Carol - arr. David Lancaster
  13. The Snowman - (vocal - Lucy Rhodes) - Howard Blake, arr. David Lancaster
  14. A Celtic Christmas - David Lancaster
  15. White Christmas - Irving Berlin, arr. Mark Freeh
  16. In the Bleak Mid-Winter - (vocal - Lucy Rhodes) - Harold Darke
  17. O Come, all ye Faithful - arr. Bram Gay
  18. We Wish You a Merry Christmas - arr. John Golland


A unique collection of music by Harrogate composers, arrangers and others associated with the town.
The programme for this recording arose from a concert held in November 2001 in the Royal Hall, Harrogate, to raise funds for the restoration of that fine and unique Victorian building. In its early years the Royal Hall - originally called the Kursaal - was very much the main focus of musical entertainment for residents and visitors to the spa treatments in Harrogate.
  1. Le Tricot Rouge - Wilfred Heaton (1919-2000)
  2. Three Dale Dances - Arthur Wood (1875-1953)
  3. Heroic Elegy Op. 36 - Ernest Farrar (1885-1918), arr. Neil Richmond
    Suite: The Seasons - Philip Wilby
  4.       Turn of the Leaf: Prelude and Dedication
  5.       Spring: Waltz
  6.       High Summer: Marziale
  7. Kashmiri Song - Amy Woodforde-Finden (1860-1919)
  8. Dragon Parade - David Lancaster
  9. Just As I Am - Wilfred Heaton
  10. Lord of All Hopefulness - arr. Steve Morland
  11. Royal Border Bridge - Arthur Butterworth
  12. 'Intrada' from Dies Natalis - Gerald Finzi (1901-56), arr. Neil Richmond
    The Harrogate Songbook - Cumberland Clark & Donald Avison
  13.       I Like to Go to Harrogate
  14.       The Harrogate Cure
  15.       The Harrogate Band
  16. 'Nimrod' from Enigma Variations - Sir Edward Elgar


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  1. Fanfare and Flourishes - James Curnow
  2. Come Follow the Band - Cy Coleman
  3. Adagio from Concerto d'Aranjuez - J. Rodrigo (flugel horn solo - Jason Harper)
  4. Partita for Band - Philip Wilby
  5. Shepherds Song - arr. Goff Richards
  6. James Bond Collection - arr. Goff Richards
  7. Deep Inside the Sacred Temple - G. Bizet (euphonium duet - Jamie McVicar and David Gall)
  8. Summertime - G. Gershwin (soprano cornet solo - Andrew Jackson)
  9. Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds - arr. David Lancaster
  10. Jesu Joy of Man's Desiring - J.S. Bach, arr. David Lancaster
  11. Praise - Wilfred Heaton
  12. The Day Thou Gavest - arr. Philip Wilby
  13. Saints on Parade - arr. Bruce Gentry


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  1. Trépak - P.I. Tchaikovsky, arr. T. Bousfield
  2. Rondo - W.A. Mozart, arr. D. Wright
  3. Amazing Grace - Traditional, arr. W. Himes
  4. Stage Centre - G. Richards
  5. The Lark In The Clear Air - Traditional, arr. G. Langford
  6. Songs Of The Quay - G. Richards
  7. The Cossack - W. Rimmer
  8. Tenor Trombone Rag - R. Newsome
  9. Hyfrydol - P.H. Richard, arr. P. Wilby
  10. Cornets A-Go-Go - D. Broadbent
  11. A Disney Fantasy - Various, arr. G Richards