Brass Band Podcast

Frank Renton: Still Listening to the Band - Ep 41

November 26, 2019

Top C’s and Tiara’s


There is a great tradition of the brass band playing arrangements of music from the opera house, and many a music lover, including people like Frank himself, got their first experience of the music from playing it in a band.  Of course, not all opera works in arrangements for band especially some of the more contemporary works but this episode if full of what can happen when it does. There are famous arias, full blooded choruses and the powerful sounds of music which has become more famous than the opera it’s taken from.

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