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British Music for Concert Band

British Music for Concert Band

Catalog Number: RRC1326
Label: Regis Records
Format: CD

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Price: $8.99

Holst:(1874-1934) Suite No.1 in E flat op. 28, No.1
Suite No. 2 in F Op. 28, No.2

Vaughan Williams: English Folk Song Suite

Percy Grainger:
Lincolnshire Posy
Molly on the Shore
Irish tune from County Derry
Children’s March - Over the hill and far away
Country Gardens

Music for Concert Band, played by one of the finest military bands, the Central Band of the RAF. All of the music featured here was originally composed for wind band including the ever-popular Holst Suites, Vaughan Williams’ English Folk Suite and an array of works by Percy Grainger.

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Holst: First Suite in E flat for military band


"The RAF version of the (Holst) suites is extraordinarily successful. It has a great sense of style and conveys a marvellous projection of high spirits.

"...throughout the band is on splendid form."

"The Vaughan Williams and Grainger couplings are just as distinguished; the recording throughout.. is in the demonstration bracket: it has crisp, clean transients and fine amplitude."
(Penguin Guide)