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    Concerto for Euphonium - Anthony Ritchie - -

    This concerto was commissioned by euphonium soloist Byron Newton to perform with the Wellington Brass Band and the Royal Air Force Band in 2015, with financial assistance from Creative New Zealand

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    Dick Turpins Ride To York - Rodney Newton - -

    Commissioned in 1998 by trombone superstar Brett Baker, Dick Turpin's Ride to York, was originally scored for trombone and brass band.Inspiration for the work is taken from Alfred Noyes poem The Ballad of Dick Turpin, which describes a fictional attempt by notorious highwayman, Dick Turpin, to ride from London to York to escape justice and the inevitable hangman's noose.The work is rich and dark in colour but paints a clear musical representation of its subject. Galloping horses, post horns and racing stage coaches all make an appearance in this wonderful solo and the listener has their work cut out trying to keep up with the highwayman as he is chased through the storm ridden night.

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    In the Bleak Midwinter - Gustav Holst - Rodney Newton

    Christina Rosetti (1830-1894) came from a distinguished literary background and wrote the words to this popular carol in response to a request from a magazine called 'Scribner's Monthly'.Gustav Holst (1874-1934) wrote his hymn tune 'Cranham' in 1906 and this is one of the two melodies to which Christina Rosetti's words are usually sung (the other being by Harold Darke).This arrangement was made for Owen Farr with the Buy As You View Band and was recorded by the same performers on The Wonder of Christmas (AMS078).

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    Schubert's Serenade - Franz Schubert - Rodney Newton

    Trombone SoloA similarity has often drawn between singing and solo instrumental playing. In this beautiful setting of Schubert's most popular song, the solo trombone takes the role of one of the great Lieder singers.

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    Serenade - Rodney Newton - -

    Underscored with rich harmonies, Serenade is a beautifully lyrical solo for soprano cornet. The composer writes, 'this is a simple song in which the soloist should float effortlessly above the band'.

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    Skeletonality - Rodney Newton - -

    This solo for xylophone and brass band was written for Dave Danford and is a tribute to the late Teddy Brown who was a popular variety artist of the 1920s, 30s and 40s. Brown was well-known for his relaxed, whimsical manner and this music attempts to capture the character of his playing.

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    Summer Storm - Antonio Vivaldi - Rodney Newton

    Antonio Vivaldi was born in Venice and began his adult life in the church, becoming known as the 'Red Priest', presumably due to his sandy-coloured hair. Health problems prevented him continuing actively in the priesthood and he turned his attention to music.He wrote 18 operas, many sacred choral works and over 300 concerti, many for use at the Ospidale della Piet? orphanage where he was director of music. Of these, the 12 violin concerti known as The Four Seasons (from the opus 8 set, The Trial of Harmony and Invention), have become the best known. The third concerto, Summer, includes a graphic description of a thunderstorm which makes an effective showpiece when played by any solo instrument. Sadly, Vivaldi died in poverty in Vienna, whilst trying vainly to secure commissions for himself, but his music has survived to become some of the best loved in the world.

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    Taps in Tempo - Jan Berenska - Rodney Newton

    This piece was written for the Welsh percussionist Leslie Lewis. Born in the Rhondda Valley, Lewis became a pupil of the legendary Ernest Parsons, timpanist and founder member of the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, a member of the instrument manufacturing family of E.A. Parsons & Company and an internationally-renowned authority on timpani and percussion. Lewis joined Parsons in the CBSO, becoming principal percussionist and later he was appointed solo percussionist with the BBC Theatre Orchestra in London. Sadly, the very morning he was to take up his new appointment, he stepped off the Birmingham train at Euston station, suffered a heart attack and died there and then on the platform - a tragic end to a promising career. Also Available with Fanfare Band accompaniment - Visit the PVM Fanfare Band Catalogue

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    Taps in Tempo - Jan Nerneska - Rodney Newton

    Despite his European name, Jan Berenska was a Midlander and something of a youthful prodigy, playing piano, violin and cello and giving his first broadcast at the age of 15 from Station 5IT (based in Witton, near Birmingham) in the days of crystal sets. He made his professional debut as a multi-instrumentalist in 1919, playing in the pit at London's Drury Lane Theatre for a pantomime. In the 1920s, he became sub-leader of the fledgling City of Birmingham Orchestra (CBO) before forming his own Berenska Pianoforte Quintette in 1930, which broadcast regularly from the BBC'S Birmingham studios. In 1935, he formed a dance band which toured all over the country.His xylophone solo, Taps in Tempo, is dedicated to Leslie Lewis, principal percussionist of the CBO. Born in South Wales, Lewis was a prot?g? of the orchestra's legendary timpanist, Ernest Parsons, and was subsequently engaged by the BBC as percussionist with its Theatre Orchestra in London, only to die tragically of a heart attack at Euston Station on the day he was to take up his new appointment.Taps in Tempo is very typical of the type of xylophone solo heard on innumerable bandstands and in caf?s and variety theatres throughout the 1930s and 1940s. It features a bright, catchy melody, dazzling arpeggios and scales and four-mallet chords to show off the xylophonist's technique. This arrangement was specially created for the virtuoso percussionist, Simone Rebello.

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    Tenor Toccata - Rodney Newton - -

    Composed for, and dedicated to, Owen Farr, this single movement work for tenor horn is divided into clearly defined sections. The introduction consists of a fanfare figure which is taken up by the soloist and turned into a cheerful melody. This is developed and varied during the progress of the first section, culminating in a climax. The pace later slackens and a new theme emerges, which grows out of the opening fanfare figure. This is then taken up by the accompaniment and shared with the soloist. A return to the faster music brings a new set of variants on the original theme, which builds to a broad statement of the middle section theme. A recapitulation of the primary material is rounded off by an energetic coda, also based on earlier material.Tenor Toccata is also available with piano accompaniment as part of Prima Vista Musikk's Owen Farr Solo Series.

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