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 the 200s to celebrate 200 years of music 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...
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
FRANK BRIDGE'S PAGEANT OF LONDON published at last!
Composed for a huge military band for the Coronation of George V, Frank Bridge's music The Pageant of London is now published in a new edition for concert band. I prepared this initially for the RNCM Wind Orchestra to perform over 20 years ago and it has since been recorded...
New choral item for CHristmnas from PHM Publishing
Babe born this day for SATB by Wilfred HeatonWilfred Heaton's complete choral music was recorded in Nottingham on 6 & 7 November by a hand picked group of Salvation Army choristers. One of the highlights was a choral arrangement which I adapted from a little instrumental piece. With specially commissioned lyrics...
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