Frank Renton: Still Listening to the Band - Ep 10

September 18, 2018

The spotlight finds some wonderful soloists and the varied music they’ve chosen to record. Expect the exciting from Ian Williams, the captivating bass trombone of Ingvild Rosenberg, the legendary sound of John Clough and the passion of a current superstar, Glenn Van Looy.  

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Frank Renton: Still Listening to the Band - Ep 9

September 7, 2018

With the 166th British Open Brass Band Championships on the horizon Frank considers some of the runners and riders and assesses how they might do.  There’s music from Black Dyke, Eikhangar, Foden’s and  Grimethorpe but be sure to visit the playlist for the complete details.

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Frank Renton: Still Listening to the Band - Ep 8

August 21, 2018

On Holiday with some time to spare Frank’s thoughts turn to a subject that has fascinated him since he first played in a brass band, and that is the enormous value that musicians who haven’t spent the whole of their lives steeped in the brass band tradition bring to the movement. A look  at the full playlist reveals the names of Edward Elgar, Colin Davis,  Malcolm Arnold,  Howard Snell, and  Elgar Howarth  amongst these unique talents

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Frank Renton: Still Listening to the Band - Ep 7

August 13, 2018

I’m in holiday mode for this one which is my Italian special.  No pasta or pizza but still a feast of great Italian music.  Try the Overture La Forza Del Destino  played by the  Italian Brass Band, the classic Torna A Surriento  with Philip McCann and the magical pen of Howard Snell in his arrangement of Respighi’s The Pines of The Villa Borghese from The Pines of Rome for starters. Look up the full playlist for the details

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Frank Renton: Still Listening to the Band - Ep 6

July 25, 2018

This weeks music includes a little march from yesterday, something by one of our greatest ever Euphonium players and music by a man who might have written a significant piece for brass band, but never did plus the Fairey Band occupying the featured band slot.

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Frank Renton: Still Listening to the Band - Ep 5

July 10, 2018

Episode 5 of Frank Renton: Still Listening to the Band 

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Frank Renton: Still Listening to the Band - Ep 4

June 26, 2018

Frank has music from the winning performance of new Dutch Open Champions Brass Band Schoonhoven, there’s some classic Harry Mortimer from 1932 followed by the very latest Brit Pop sounds from Cory.  He’s also got the effortless genius of trombone star Ian Bousfield, the classic Sound of Black Dyke playing a much loved Overture plus his featured band, The Brass Band of Central Florida.

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Frank Renton: Still Listening to the Band - Ep 3

June 12, 2018

Frank Renton returns to cover Whit Friday and his recent visit as judge to the German National Championships.

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Frank Renton: Still Listening to the Band - Ep 2

May 29, 2018

This week's show features music from Cory, YBS, Black Dyke, Fairey, Kirkintilloch, Manger and the North Carolina Brass Band. The featured international band is the Treize Etoiles from Switzerland alongside the talented Moren family.

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Frank Renton: Still Listening to the Band - Ep 1

May 15, 2018

Frank Renton: Still Listening to the Band is free on BrassPass.tv bring you the much loved show to banding enthusiasts world wide.

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