The winners of the 2023 National Championships present breathtaking brass-band classics spanning the worlds of film, classical, and jazz.

Black Dyke Band
Nicholas J. Childs conductor

Star Lake March (3')
Oliver Waespi:
Antiphonies (on themes by William Byrd) (19')
Leonard Ballantine, arr. Woodland:
Don’t Doubt Him Now (4')
Arr. Darrol Barry:
James Bond 007 Suite (9')
Arr. Robin Dewhurst:
Nobody Does it Better (3')
Arr. Ray Farr:
Live and Let Die (4')
Paul Lovatt-Cooper:
Above and Beyond (4')
Paul Lovatt-Cooper:
Enter the Galaxies (4')
Martin Ellerby:
Baritone Concerto (16')
Karl Jenkins:
Benedictus from The Armed Man (5')
Lawrence Inns:
Robbin’ Harry (3')
Berlin, arr. Richards:
Let’s Face the Music and Dance (4')
Piazzolla, arr. Price:
Libertango (4')
Ravel, arr. Snell:
Bolero (9')
Peter Graham:
Hymn for Bram (5')
Finale to New World Symphony (6')

In huge demand, Black Dyke Band is the most recorded brass band in the world, with over 350 recordings to date. It is recognised as one of the foremost ensembles of its type and presents innovative programmes of music which appeal to a wide range of tastes.

It is also the most successful contesting band in the world, having won thirteen European Championships, the British Open on a record 30 occasions, and 23 National Championships of Great Britain.

The programme has something for everyone: the sultry delights of Nobody Does It Better, the blockbuster Live And Let Die, music from the New World Symphony of Dvorak, and dance-inspired renditions of Libertango and Ravel’s Bolero.

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