Newsome, Roy: The Modern Brass Band (Ashgate Books) Paperback

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Catalogue No: 9780754607175

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Subtitle: From the 1930s to the New Millennium

Department: Biographies & Reference Books - Books & Literature (Classical)

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Contents: Foreword, Peter Wilson; Preface. Part 1 Bands and Banding to 1945: Introductory overview; Bands and personalities; Engagements, broadcasts and recordings. Part 2 Times of Change, 1945–1980: Introductory overview; Contest developments; Composers and repertoire; Personalities and bands; Engagements, broadcasts, television and recordings. Part 3 The Years of Maturity, 1981–2000: Introductory overview; Contest developments and repertoire; Bands and their activities, and band personalities. Part 4 Overseas Developments: Brass bands outside mainland Britain. Finale: A personal view; Glossary of brass bands; Personalia; Appendices; Select bibliography; Indexes.