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A showcase of music for brass featuring the best brass bands from Australia and overseas.

Anthea Same
Ian Lingard


18th January

Show Playlist
  • Himes, William: The Witness. Salvation Army International Staff Band/Stephen Cobb.
  • Trigg, Roger: Battle Ready. Salvation Army Melbourne Staff Band/Ken Waterworth.
  • Lennon/McCartney/Greig, Norwegian Wood, Kirkintilloch Brass Band
  • Brahms, Johannes (arr. Wright, Denis): Academic Festival Overture, Op.80. Black Dyke Mills Band/Nicholas J. Childs.
  • Himes, William: Procession to Covenant. Fairey Band/Mark Peacock.
  • Elton John arr Darrol Berry, The Essential Elton John, Yorkshire Building Society Band /Nicholas Childs
  • Downie, Kenneth: Majesty - Variations on "Jesus the Name High Over All". Salvation Army Melbourne Staff Band/Colin Woods.
  • Bizet, Georges (arr. Richards, Goff):The Pearl Fishers: In the depths of the temple. David Thornton, euphonium, John French, euphonium Black Dyke Mills Band/Nicholas J. Childs.
  • Pattison, John: One by One. International Staff Band/Stephen Cobb.

  • 11th January

    Show Playlist
  • Anderson, James: Goldcrest. Black Dyke Band/Nicholas J. Childs.
  • Condon, Leslie: Festivity. Salvation Army International Staff Band/Stephen Cobb.
  • Smith, Sandy: Liszteria. Anthony Mann, xylophone, Mark Landon, xylophone Foden's Band/Michael Fowles.
  • Elton John- Bernie Taupin, Nikita Flugel Horn Mark Peacock, YBS /Nicholas Childs
  • Berlioz, Hector (arr. Wilkinson, Keith): Beatrice and Benedict, Overture. Enfield Citadel Band/Jonathan Corry.
  • Rossini arr Langford, Largo al Factotum, YBS/ King, Morgan Griffiths euphonium
  • Gershwin, George (arr. Luke, Ray): Fascinating rhythm. Atlantic Brass Quintet .
  • Gershwin, George (arr. Foley, Joseph ): They Can't Take that Away From Me. Atlantic Brass Quintet .
  • Ballantine, Len: Heart Beat. Salvation Army Melbourne Staff Band/Ken Waterworth.
  • Williams, John: Star Wars: main theme. Grimethorpe Colliery Band/Garry Cutt.
  • Mountain, Herbert: Indomitable. Black Dyke Band/Nicholas J. Childs.

  • 4th January

    Show Playlist
  • Rive, Herbert: Spirit of Joy. Black Dyke Band/Nicholas J. Childs.
  • Sousa, John Philip: I've Made My Plans for the Summer. Michael J Colburn, euphonium American Serenade Band/Henry Charles Smith.
  • We've Only Just Begun. Rolls Royce Coventry Band .
  • Condon, Leslie: The Present Age. International Staff Band/Bernard Adams.
  • Summertime. Black Dyke Mills Band .
  • Henry VIII (arr. Roberts, Stephen): Pastyme With Good Company. Midland Brick Brass/Edward Martin.
  • Hamlisch, Marvin (arr. Snell, Howard): The Way We Were. Foden's Band/Howard Snell.
  • Anderson, Leroy: Bugler's Holiday. Alan Morrison, cornet, Richard Marshall, cornet, Roger Webster, cornet Grimethorpe Reunion Band/Frank Renton.
  • Bosanko, Ivor: In This Quiet Moment. The Household Troops Band/Major John Mott.
  • Rose, David: Holiday for Strings. Hawthorn Band/Ken MacDonald.
  • Traditional (arr. Downie, Kenneth): Lord of All Hopefulness. Grimethorpe Colliery Band/Phillip McCann.
  • Anonymous: Marching Through the Years. Band of the Grenadier Guards/Andrew Abbey.

  • 28th December

    Show Playlist
  • Grafulla, C.S.: Washington Grays. Foden's Band/Michael Fowles.
  • Bernstein, Leonard (arr. Snell, Howard): Candide Overture. Foden's Band/Russell Gray.
  • Jim Webb, By the Time I Get to Phoenix, Black Dyke Band/Childs. Brett Baker Trombone
  • Borodin, Polovtsian Dances, Enfield Citadel Band/Williams
  • Sparke, Philip: Hymn of the Highlands: Dundonnell. Foden's Band/Michael Fowles.
  • Paganini, Nicolo (arr. Snell, Howard): Moto perpetuo, Op.11. David Childs, euphonium Cory Band/Robert B. Childs.
  • Mantia, Simone: (arr. Wilkinson):Auld Lang Syne. David Childs, euphonium Cory Band/Robert B. Childs.
  • Lloyd Webber, Andrew (arr. Catherall, Alan): Memory. Peter Roberts, cornet Yorkshire Building Society Band .
  • Handel, Music for the Royal Fireworks, Philip Jones Brasa Ensemble
  • Berlin, Irving (arr. Roberts, Stephen): Puttin' on the Ritz. Fine Arts Brass Ensemble .

  • 21st December

    Show Playlist
  • Graham, The Shining Star, Yorkshire Building Society Band/King.
  • Anderson arr Horton, A Christmas Festival Overture, John Foster Black Dyke Band /Roy Newsome.
  • Handel, George Frederic (arr. Warner, Doug):Messiah: For Unto us a Child is Born. The King's Brass/Tim Zimmerman.
  • Graham, Peter (arr. Bowen, Brian): Christmas Calypso. Band of the Coldstream Guards/Lt Col Graham Jones.
  • Webb, Joy (arr. Gates, Dorothy): Come Into Our World. Brett Baker, tbn. New York Staff Band/Ronald Waiksnoris.
  • Himes, William: Three Kings Swing. Lyndon Bexon, cornet Salvation Army Winton Bournemouth Band/Norry Smith.
  • Darke arr Ballantine, In the bleak midwinter, Chicago Staff Ban
  • Curnow, An Australian Christmas, Camberwell Citadel Band/ Davies.
  • Canteloube, Joseph: (arr. Richards):The Shepherd's Song. Norwich Citadel Band/Richard Woodrow.
  • Grainger arr Wright, Shepherd's Hey John Foster Black Dyke Band /Newsome
  • Norbury, Kevin (arr. Ballantine, Leonard): Gaudete!. Salvation Army International Staff Band/Stephen Cobb.
  • We wish you a merry Christmas, Travellin' Light

  • 14th December

    Show Playlist
  • Leidzen, Erik: Pressing Onward. International Staff Band/Stephen Cobb.
  • Verdi, Giuseppe (arr. Fernie, Alan):Aida: Gloria all'Egitto. Black Dyke Mills Band/Nicholas J. Childs.
  • Joel, Billy: New York State of Mind. Adrian Hirst, tbn. Black Dyke Band/Nicholas J. Childs.
  • Ball, Eric: Quartet for Tuba. Danny Sinclair, tuba, Joseph Cook, tuba, Matthew Routley, tuba, Philip Goodwin, tuba Black Dyke Band/Nicholas J. Childs.
  • Bach, Johann Sebastian (arr. Farr, Ray): Toccata. Grimethorpe Colliery Band/Robert B. Childs.
  • Gates, Dorothy: Festival March Agape. New York Staff Band/Ronald Waiksnoris.
  • Lennon /McCartney, Beatles Forever, William Fairey Band/ Marc Reift.
  • Theme from the 10 Commandments, Williams Fairey Band/ Marc Reift.
  • Himes, William: Cause for celebration. Chicago Staff Band/William Himes.
  • Rimmer, William: Punchinello. Salvation Army Band Bellshill/Ian Dickie.

  • 7th December

    Show Playlist
  • Hollis, D.G.: The Redcliffe March. International Staff Band/Stephen Cobb.
  • Bizet, Georges: (arr. Lorriman):L'Arlesienne: Farandole. Black Dyke Mills Band/Nicholas J. Childs.
  • Robinson, Ian: Morning Star. The Household Troops Band/Major John Mott.
  • Strauss Jnr (arr. Kerwin, Simon):Casanova: Nuns' Chorus. Kevin Crockford, cornet Fairey Band .
  • Bright, Dudley: In good company. Chicago Staff Band/William Himes.
  • Scott, Bobby (arr. Crooks, Brian): He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother. Grimethorpe Colliery Band/Robert B. Childs.
  • Goffin Dean, Rhapsody in Brass, Grimethorpe Colliery Band/ Garry Cutt.
  • Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich (arr. Steadman-Allen, Ray): The Pilgrim's Song. International Staff Band/Stephen Cobb.
  • ABBA, William Fairey Band/Marc Reift
  • Himes, William: The blessing. Chicago Staff Band/William Himes.
  • Sousa, John Philip (arr. Hewitt, C.W.): The Washington Post. Williams Fairey Engineering Band/Major Peter Parkes.

  • 30th November

    Show Playlist
  • Leidzen, Erik: The Pioneers. Salvation Army Household Troops Band .
  • Rossini, An ItalianGirl in Algiers, Black Dyke Mills Band/Peter Paekes
  • Mercury, Freddie (arr. Harper, Philip): Don't Stop Me Now. Leyland Band/Phillip Harper.
  • Rossini, Gioachino: (arr. Wright):Barber of Seville: Una voce poco fa. Richard Marshall, cornet Black Dyke Band/Nicholas J. Childs.
  • Renato Rascel arr Smith, Arriva derci Roma Blaxk Dyke Nicholas Childs Brett Baker Trombone.
  • Jenkins, Karl (arr. Wainwright, Andrew): Suite from Stabat Mater. Black Dyke Band/Nicholas J. Childs.
  • Freddie Mercury, Seaside Rendevous, Grimethorpe Colliery Band
  • Ball, Journey into Freedom, Virtuosi Band of Great Britain /Ball
  • Steadman-Allen, Ray: Southdown. The Household Troops Band/Carl Saunders.

  • 23rd November

    Show Playlist
  • Condon, Leslie: Celebration. Salvation Army International Staff Band/Stephen Cobb.
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus: Overture - Marriage of Figaro. Gothenburg Brass Band/Nicholas J. Childs.
  • Mendelssohn arr Thompson, Fingal;s Cave,Grimethorpe Colliery Band, Richard Harper.
  • Lennon/McCartney (arr. Gates, Dorothy): All You need is Love. New York Staff Band/Ronald Waiksnoris.
  • Gounod, Charles (arr. Rimmer, Drake):Romeo et Juliette: Je veux vivre dans le reve. Mark Wilkinson, cornet Foden's Band/Michael Fowles.
  • Hultgren, That I may love, Melbourne Saff Band /Waterworth
  • Holst, Gustav (arr. Roberts, Stephen):The Planets, Op.32: Jupiter. Black Dyke Mills Band/Nicholas J. Childs.
  • Mancini, Henry (arr. Fernie, Alan): Moon River. Foden's Band/Michael Fowles.
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus (arr. Lovatt-Cooper, Paul): Rondo alla turca. Cory Band/Phillip Harper.
  • Broughton, William: Deep River. Life Guards Band, Welsh Guards Band/Lt.Col. Stephen Barnwell.
  • Willcocks, The Cham[ions, Brisbane Excelsior Band /Howard Taylor


  • Since its formation in 1890, The Salvation Army MSB has been at the forefront of Salvation Army music making in Australia and beyond distinguishing itself in performances across Australia and overseas, including London's Royal Albert Hall, the forecourt of Buckingham Palace and Disneyland’s Main St.