Recording of the Month
In January 2016, Daniel Hall won the third John Golland Award at the Royal Northern Music Brass Band Festival for a short work for brass quartet. As a prize, the John Golland Trust is commissioned by a new brass band and Sanctuary! was the result. It received its first
performance at the 2018 RNCM Brass Band Festival by Tredegar Town Band, conductor Ian Porthouse.
Sanctuary! is based on Victor Hugo's novel The Hunchback or Notre Dame. The title is a quizimodo rescues and his hero from all over the cathedral tower while screaming "Sanctuary! Sanctuary! Sanctuary! ". The work in in three movements: I. Cour des Miracles, II. Miséricorde and III. ANANKH