National Capital Band Releases New Recording

The National Capital Band, conducted by Bandmaster Lars-Otto Ljungholm, has released its latest recording, Turning Point. The disc includes twelve tracks, ranging from the classic variations Sound Out the Proclamation (Eric Ball) to the big-band jazz sounds of Deep River (William Broughton). Four soloists are featured: Tom Bratten (tuba), Major Tony Barrington (euphonium), Dorothy Gates (trombone) and Ian Anderson (cornet).

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1.Rosehill (Albert H. Jakeway)March
2.I Love You, Lord (Laurie Klein, arr. Howard Davies)
3.Celestial Morn (Leslie Condon)Tuba Solo
Tom Bratten, soloist
4.The Living God (Dorothy Gates)Selection
5.Sound Out the Proclamation (Eric Ball)Variations
6.Dearest Name (David Catherwood)Euphonium Solo
Major Tony Barrington, soloist
7.All That I Am (William Himes)Meditation
8.The Lamb (Dorothy Gates)Trombone Solo
Dorothy Gates, soloist
9.To Regions Fair (Norman Bearcroft)March
10.Turning Point (Dorothy Gates) Tone Poem
Narration by General John Gowans
11.I'd Rather Have Jesus (William Himes)Cornet Solo
Ian Anderson, soloist
12.Deep River (William Broughton)Spiritual

Source: Brass Crest Staff Report