Celebration - An 80th Birthday Tribute to Howard Snell

Celebration - An 80th Birthday Tribute to Howard Snell

Celebration - An 80th Birthday Tribute to Howard Snell

Various Bands

Doyen/World of Brass
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Released at the National Brass Band Championships of Great Britain, Royal Albert Hall, Saturday, 8 October 2016, this recording is a tribute to one of the most influential members of the brass band community of the last fifty years, Howard Snell. Various bands and soloists are featured.

Tracks

1 Fanfare for the Common Man (Aaron Copland, arr. Howard Snell) Desford Colliery Band 3:13
2 Hoe Down from “Rodeo” (Aaron Copland, arr. Howard Snell) Desford Colliery Dowty Band 3:14
3 Girl with the Flaxen Hair (Claude Debussy, arr. Howard Snell) Martin Winter, cornet, with Desford Colliery Dowty Band 2:33
4 Lezghinka from “Gayane” (Aram Khachaturian, arr. Howard Snell) Desford Colliery Dowty Band 2:15
5 Pavane for a Spanish Princess of Long Ago (Maurice Ravel, arr. Howard Snell) Robert Watson, tenor horn, with Desford Colliery Dowty Band 3:08
6 Anyone Can Whistle (Stephen Sondheim, arr. Howard Snell) Desford Colliery Dowty Band 3:27
7 The Swan (Camille Saint-Saëns, arr. Howard Snell) Stephen Mead, euphonium, with Desford Colliery Dowty Band 2:50
8 Folk Festival (Dmitri Shostakovich, arr. Howard Snell) Desford Colliery Dowty Band 2:23
9 Greensleeves (Traditional, arr. Howard Snell) Britannia Building Society Band 3:12
10 Fantasy on Moto Perpetuo (Howard Snell) Britannia Building Society Band 2:20
11 Arioso (Johann Sebastian Bach, arr. Howard Snell) Britannia Building Society Band 3:04
  The Pines of Rome (Ottorino Respighi, arr. Howard Snell) Britannia Building Society Band  
12       I. The Pines of the Villa Borghese   2:37
13       II. The Pines Close to a Catacomb   6:39
14       III. The Pines of the Gianicolo   5:54
15       IV. The Pines of the Appian Way   5:24
16 Oration (Howard Snell) Glyn Williams, euphonium, with Foden’s Band 4:52
17 The Year of the Dragon (Philip Sparke) Britannia Building Society Band 14:37