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

Anthea Same
Ian Lingard


22nd February

Show Playlist
  • Downie, Kenneth: The Joy-bringer. International Staff Band/Stephen Cobb.
  • Taylor, Alastair: Chorale and Prelude - Beethoven. Boscombe Band/Howard J. Evans.
  • Elton John, Circle of life, YBS /Childs.
  • Bulla, Stephen: His eye is on the sparrow. Garry Todd, flugelhorn Salvation Army Melbourne Staff Band/Ken Waterworth.
  • Beethoven, Ludwig van (arr. Snell, Howard):Symphony No.7 in A, Op.92: Allegro con brio. Foden's Band/Michael Fowles.
  • Greig, Spring, Eikanger Bjorsvik band
  • Rodrigo, Adagio from Concierto de Aranjuez, Tara Fitzgerald (flugel) Grimethorpe Colliery Band.
  • Beethoven, String Quartet opus 18 No 2 IV allegro molto, Arnold Jacobs (tuba soloist) + Trumpets,horn, trombone.
  • Williams, John: Harry Potter. Dalewool Auckland Brass/Nigel Weeks.
  • Beethoven arr Len Ballentine, Joyful, Joyful, Chicago Staff Band/William Himes.

  • 15th February

    Show Playlist
  • Rimmer, William: Irresistable. Black Dyke Mills Band/Michael Antrobus.
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus: Overture - Marriage of Figaro. Gothenburg Brass Band/Nicholas J. Childs.
  • Hammond, William (arr. Downie, Kenneth): In the Love of Jesus. International Staff Band/Stephen Cobb.
  • Smetana, Bedrich (arr. Broadbent, Alan): Overture - Bartered Bride. Cory Band/Robert B. Childs.
  • Rive, Thomas: Redeeming Love. Salvation Army International Staff Band/Stephen Cobb.
  • Wagner R (arr. Snell, Howard):Lohengrin: Elsa's Procession to the Cathedral. Foden's Band/Howard Snell.
  • Lloyd Webber, Andrew: Love Changes Everything. Rolls Royce Coventry Band .
  • You've Lost That Loving Feeling. South Notts Brass Band .
  • Always On My Mind. South Notts Brass Band .
  • Lennon/McCartney (arr. Gates, Dorothy): All You need is Love. New York Staff Band/Ronald Waiksnoris.
  • Leidzen, Erik: O Disclose Thy Lovely Face. Boscombe Band/Howard J. Evans.
  • Sousa, John Philip: Semper Fidelis. Philip Jones Brass Ensemble/Elgar Howarth.

  • 8th February

    Show Playlist
  • Downie, Kenneth: Spirit of Celebration. Yorkshire Building Society Band/David King.
  • Wagner R, arranged Dennis Wright, Prelude to Act III of Lohengrin, Grimethorpe Colliery Band/ Major Peter Parkes.
  • Elton John, Daniel, Yorkshire Building Society Band/Childs.
  • Downie, Kenneth: Dance Fever. Yorkshire Building Society Band/David King.
  • Ballartine, Leonard: Wade in the Water. Salvation Army Melbourne Staff Band/Ken Waterworth.
  • Weber, Carl Maria von (arr. Gay, Bram): The Ruler of the Spirits. Richard Poole, cornet Foden's Band/Michael Fowles.
  • The Lark in the clear air, Traditiional arrGordon Langford, Grimethorpe Colliery Band/Parkes.
  • Blyth, Andrew: The Victory Cry!. Garry Todd, cornet Salvation Army Melbourne Staff Band/Ken Waterworth.
  • Cordner, Martin: Lord of Sea and Sky. Salvation Army Melbourne Staff Band/Ken Waterworth.
  • Fernie, Alan: My Favourite Things. Glyn Williams, euphonium Foden's Band/Michael Fowles.
  • Downie, Kenneth: Praise Tribute. International Staff Band/Stephen Cobb.

  • 1st February

    Show Playlist
  • Himes, William: Milestone. Salvation Army Melbourne Staff Band/Ken Waterworth.
  • Lovatt-Cooper, Paul: Vitae Aeternum. Salvation Army Melbourne Staff Band/Ken Waterworth.
  • Carl Maria von Weber arr Gordon Langfield, Overture Abu Hasan Grimethorpe/Parkes.
  • Elton John/Tim Rice, Circle of Life, Yorkshire Building Society Band/ Nicholas Childs.
  • Catherwood, David: Here is the Place. Enfield Citadel Band/James Williams.
  • Steve Sykes, Carnival Cocktail, Grimethorpe/ Parkes.
  • Downie, Kenneth: King of Heaven. Salvation Army Melbourne Staff Band/Ken Waterworth.
  • Rodgers/Hammerstein, The Sound of Music (medley) Redbridge Brass Band.
  • Trigg, Roger: Jericho. Andrew Justice, tbn., Ben Horton, tbn., Stuart Horton, tbn. Enfield Citadel Band/James Williams.
  • Raikes, Arthur: Cairo Red Shield. Black Dyke Band/Nicholas J. Childs.

  • 25th January

    Show Playlist
  • Gullidge, Arthur: Southern Australia. International Staff Band/Stephen Cobb.
  • Roger Trigg, Almighty Camberwell Citadel Band/ Ross Johnson
  • Hogg, Brian: Gigue - Alleluia! Amen!. Salvation Army Melbourne Staff Band/Ken Waterworth.
  • Bullock, Geoff (arr. Taylor, Martin): The Power of Your Love. Salvation Army Melbourne Staff Band .
  • Dreyfus, George: Rush. Kew Band .
  • Jones, Noel: Keep in Step. Melbourne Veterans Band/Noel Jones.
  • Redhead, Robert: Quintessence. Salvation Army Melbourne Staff Band .
  • Jones, Ian: Wattle Park March. Melbourne Tramways Band/Jonathan Woods.
  • Creamer, Sam: In the Love of Jesus. Salvation Army Melbourne Staff Band/Ken Waterworth.
  • Grainger, Percy (arr. Squibb, Richard): Shepherd's Hey. Salvation Army Melbourne Staff Band .
  • Broadstock B, I know he cares for me Melbourne Staff Alumni Band /Woods
  • Gossec arr Howard Davies, Camberwell Citadel Band /Ross Johnson, Soprano Cornet Soloist Brian Davies.
  • Gott, Barrie: Lightwalk. James Morrison, tpt. Salvation Army Melbourne Staff Band/Ken Waterworth.
  • Traditional (arr. Langford, Gordon): Waltzing Matilda. Hawthorn Band/Ken MacDonald.

  • 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.


  • 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.