HAPPY 100TH ANNIVERSARY WILFRED
In 1947 Wilfred Heaton enrolled at the Sheffield Educational Settlement for a course in the history of European art under the auspices of the Workers' Educaiton Association. The course was run by the Settlement's warden Arnold Freeman, who ran the itaccording to the principles espoused by the Austrian philospher Rudolf Steiner....
WILFRED HEATON'S MUSICAL APPRENTICESHIP
John Wilfred Heaton was born in 2 December 1918, one hundred years ago this coming Sunday. He is now acknowledged as one of the musical adventurers of the brass band world for the work he created from his teens through to his early 30s. For over half his life he composed...
WILFRED HEATON CENTENARY TO BE CELEBRATED AT THE RNCM BRASS BAND FESTIVAL
The cast list for the 2019 Royal Northern College of Music Brass Band Festival (25 - 27 January) reads like a ‘Who’s Who’ of the best that the brass band world has to offer. Two world class soloists, Ian Bousfield (trombone) and David Childs (euphonium), lead the way performing two major...
Besses celebrates 200 years in style
Besses o 'th' Barn Band 0f 2018 was joined by 1970s to celebrate 200 years of making one of the most famous names in the brass band world.
For those who do not know where Besses o 'th' Barn is, it's a tiny area just north of the M60 on the Bury...
BESSES AT 200
One of the most historic names in the annals of brass band history - Besses o' th' Barn Brass Band from Whitefield in Bury - celebrates 200 years of music making in the town and beyond on Saturday 27 October with a gala reunion concert. The current band will be...
BRITTEN’S KING ARTHUR
On Sunday 16th September 2018 music by one of the 20th century's greatest composers, Benjamin Britten, will be a major brass band competition for the first time. A suite arranged from music for a 1937 BBC radio drama the challenge First Section finalists at the National Brass Band Championships of...
Fourth John Golland Award at 2019 Brass Band Festival
Composers aged 18 - 30 are invited to submit new or previously unperformed works for brass band for performance at the RNCM Brass Band Festival for the fourth John Golland Award. Submisisons should be no longer than eight mintes in duration. Up to four will be selected depending on length and...
WILFRED HEATON ON WIND ORCHESTRA
PHM Publishing is delighted to announce the publication of wind band arrangements of two popular brass band items in march style by the esteemed composer, conductor and teacher Wilfred Heaton (1918 - 2000). The Golden Pen and Le Tricot Rouge probably date from the 1940s, but were not published in the...
BRITTEN ON BRASS AT THE NATIONAL BRASS BAND CHAMPIONSHIPS
For the first time in the history of the National Brass Band Championships of Great Britain, a work by Benjamin Britten (1913 - 1976) has been selected as a set test piece. On 16 September 2018 the finalists in the First Section of the National Championships of Great Britain will perform...
MAJOR BRASS WORK BY ARTHUR BLISS ARRANGED FOR BAND
PHM Publishing is delighted to announce the release of a brass band arrangement of Greetings to a City, the most substantial fanfare composed by Sir Arthur Bliss during his years as Master of the Queen's Musick. In 1960 Bliss was commissioned by the American Wind Symphony to write a work for...
War Memorials CD receives great reviews
War Memorials is the title of Robin Holloway's two brass band pieces, Men Marching and From Hills and Valleys. This provided the title and inspiration for this project, which I'm delighted to say has received some outstanding reviews in The Sunday Times, The Observer and BBC Music Magazine (pod casts) as...
FRANK BRIDGE - THE COMPLETE WORKS
FRANK BRIDGE – THE COMPLETE WORKSPortraits of an English composer in his time, with full Thematic Catalogue of Works (1900 – 1941),compiled and edited by Paul HindmarshRevised edition published in 2016 by PHM Publishing © 2016 by Paul Hindmarsh 272pp, A4, paperpack ISBN: 978-1-5262-0264-2 (Print to order - £40.00) contact firstname.lastname@example.org
New from PHM Publishing
FRANK BRIDGE - THE COMPLETE WORKS (print)
The Golden Pen March fantasy for wind band
Le Tricot Rouge Concert march for wind band
Arthur Bliss - Greetings to a City