Frank Renton: Still Listening to the Band - Ep 23
The skill of the arranger is being able to adapt to any circumstance. With music by composers such as William Walton, Ravel or Zoltan Kodaly, the problem is to fit everything they wrote onto a 25-piece brass band. When working from original music for piano, the arranger has to much more inventive. In this episode we celebrate some of the most successful adaptations of glorious music from the opera house, the ballet and the concert hall plus we hear the occasional original masterpiece written for brass band.
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