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

Ian Lingard


18th September

Show Playlist
  • Curnow, James: Faith is the Victory. Black Dyke Band/Stephen Cobb.
  • Lovatt-Cooper, Paul: Enter the Galaxies. Cory Band/Robert B. Childs.
  • Gershwin, Summertime. Black Dyke Mills Band .
  • Jenkins, Karl (arr. Graham, Peter): Aspects of Adiemus. Cory Band/Robert B. Childs.
  • Jim Webb, MacArthur Park, Grimethorpe Colliery Band .
  • Traditional: (arr. Webster):Mexican Hat Dance. Ian Williams, cornet Cory Band/Robert B. Childs.
  • Creamer, Sam: For the World. Salvation Army Melbourne Staff Band/Ken Waterworth.
  • The Can Can. Harry Mortimer Band .
  • Hogg, Brian: All Your Anxiety. Salvation Army Melbourne Staff Band/Ken Waterworth.
  • The Great Little Army. Brighouse and Rastrick Band .

  • 11th September

    Show Playlist
  • Coles, Bramwell: Victors Acclaimed. Black Dyke Band/Nicholas J. Childs.
  • Phillip Sparke, Citadel's Destiny, Cory Band
  • Chuck Mangione arr Harrelson, Land of Make Believe, Fountain City Brass Band/ Parisi
  • Richie, Lionel (arr. Morrison, Allan): Hello. Alan Morrison, cornet Brighouse and Rastrick Band/David Hirst.
  • Downie, Kenneth: Take Time. International Staff Band/Stephen Cobb. He can break every fetter
  • ABBA medley, William Fairey Band/Marc Reift.
  • Philip Sparke, Sparkling Brass, Cory Band/Harper
  • Traditional: Carrickfergus. Katrina Marzella, baritone horn Black Dyke Band/Nicholas J. Childs.
  • Trigg, Roger: Worthy is the Lamb. Salvation Army Melbourne Staff Band/Ken Waterworth.
  • Anderson, Charles: O.R.B.. Avondale Peninsula Cobb and Co/Howard Taylor.

  • 4th September

    Show Playlist
  • Downie, Kenneth: The Joy-bringer. International Staff Band/Stephen Cobb.
  • Cordner, Martin: Let Everything Praise !. Salvation Army Melbourne Staff Band/Ken Waterworth.
  • Kabalevsky, Dimitry (arr. Bennett, Robert Russell): Colas Breugnon. Foden's Band/Michael Fowles.
  • Sparke, Philip: Pantomime. Glyn Williams, euphonium Foden's Band/Michael Fowles.
  • Downie, Kenneth: St Magnus International Staff Band/Cobb
  • Smith, Sandy: Liszteria. Anthony Mann, xylophone, Mark Landon, xylophone Foden's Band/Michael Fowles.
  • Mercury, Freddie (arr. Meechan, Peter): Innuendo. Foden's Band/Michael Fowles.
  • Webb, Joy (arr. Bosanko, Ivor): Share My Yoke. Tone F Olsson, cornet Gothenburg Brass Band/Nicholas J. Childs.
  • Rimmer, William: The Cossack. Foden's Band/Michael Fowles.

  • 28th August

    Show Playlist
  • Leidzen, Erik: Pressing Onward Black Dyke Band/Childs
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus (arr. Rimmer, Drake): Overture - Magic Flute, K620. Black Dyke Band/Nicholas J. Childs.
  • Wonder, Stevie: You are the Sunshine of My Life
  • Goffin, Dean: Symphony of Thanksgiving International Staff Band/Redhead
  • Delibes, Leo: The Maids of Cadiz, The Williams Fairey Band/James Gourlay, cornet soloist Brian Taylor
  • Lennon/McCartney: Norwegian wood Kirkintilloch Band
  • Simon, Frank: (arr. Smith):Miss Blue Bonnet. Richard Marshall, cornet Black Dyke Band/Nicholas J. Childs.
  • Bowen, Brian: Hope Variations. New York Staff Band/Ronald Waiksnoris.
  • Gabriel, Peter: (arr. Price):That'll Do. John Doyle, flugelhorn Black Dyke Band/Nicholas J. Childs.
  • Martin Cordner, Crossbearers, Black Dyke Band/ Childs

  • 21st August

    Show Playlist
  • Gounod, Charles: (arr. Greenwood):La Reine de Saba: Grand March. Black Dyke Band/Nicholas J. Childs.
  • Heaton, Wilfred: Victory for Me!. Foden's Band/Michael Fowles.
  • Lovatt-Cooper, Paul: Light Fantastic. Black Dyke Band/Nicholas J. Childs.
  • Brodszky, Nicholas (arr. Richards, Goff): I'll Walk with God. Grimethorpe Colliery Band/Phillip McCann.
  • Romberg, Sigmund: arr David Catherwood The Student Prince: Serenade, Les Neish tuba Foden's Band
  • McCartney, Paul (arr. Farr, Ray): Live and Let Die. Richard Poole, cornet Foden's Band/Michael Fowles.
  • Respighi, Ottorino (arr. Snell, Howard):Pines of Rome: Pines of the Appian Way. Black Dyke Band/Nicholas J. Childs.
  • Downie, Kenneth: In Perfect Peace. Grimethorpe Colliery Band/Phillip McCann.
  • Gregson, Edward: Variations on Laudate Dominum. Black Dyke Band/Nicholas J. Childs.
  • Rimmer, William: Ravenswood. Gothenburg Brass Band/Nicholas J. Childs.

  • 14th August

    Show Playlist
  • Steadman-Allen, Ray: The High Council. Black Dyke Band/Nicholas J. Childs.
  • Leyland, Rolf: You Raise Me Up, Reg Vardy Band
  • Beethoven, Ludwig van (arr. Snell, Howard):Symphony No.7 in A, Op.92: Allegro con brio. Foden's Band/Michael Fowles.
  • Cohen, Leonard:arr Christopher Bond, Hallelujah, Cory Band
  • Gounod, Charles (arr. Rimmer, Drake):Romeo et Juliette: Je veux vivre dans le reve. Mark Wilkinson, cornet Foden's Band/Michael Fowles.
  • Meyerbeer, Giacomo: Coronation March
  • Lauridsen, Morten (arr. Littlemore, Phillip): O magnum mysterium. Foden's Band/Michael Fowles.
  • Cordner, Martin: Lord of Sea and Sky. Salvation Army Melbourne Staff Band/Ken Waterworth.
  • Browne-Freed:arr Fernie, Singin' in the Rain, BT Band
  • Mancini, Henry (arr. Fernie, Alan): Moon River. Foden's Band/Michael Fowles.
  • Sousa, John Philip: The Washington Post. Philip Jones Brass Ensemble/Elgar Howarth.

  • 7th August

    Show Playlist
  • Marshall, George: Spirit of Praise. Black Dyke Band/Nicholas J. Childs.
  • Nicolai, Otto: (arr. Cooper):The Merry Wives of Windsor, overture. Foden's Band/Michael Fowles.
  • Martin Cordner Sweetest Name, The Household Troops Band
  • Elgar Howarth (arr), Music from Elisabethan Court, Ensemble de cuives Melodia
  • Lloyd Webber, Andrew: arr Stephen Bulla, Phantom of the Opera: Think of Me, Brisbane Excelsior Brass Band/ Barrie Gott, Russell Gray flugel horn/ cornet
  • Curnow, James: The Great Salvation War. Salvation Army International Staff Band/Stephen Cobb.
  • Shostakovich, Dmitri (arr. Broadbent, Alan):The Gadfly, Op.97a: Romance. Foden's Band/Michael Fowles.
  • Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolay: (arr. Wilkinson):Capriccio Espagnol, Op.34. Foden's Band/Michael Fowles.
  • Edward German-Jones, Men of Harlech -March Paraphrase, Universal Brass Band/Mark Casentieri.
  • John Williams arr Peter Graham Olympic fanfare & theme, Scottish Coop Band

  • 31st July

    Show Playlist
  • Bowen, Brian: The Southern Cross. Salvation Army International Staff Band/Stephen Cobb.
  • Largo from the New World Symphony, Antonin Dvorak (arr Peter Graham) ISB/ Cobb
  • Steadman-Allen, Ray: The Lord is King. Salvation Army International Staff Band/Stephen Cobb.
  • Yellow Submarine, Lennon & MaCartney arr Fernie, Black Dyke Band
  • Rive, Thomas: A Pilgrim Song. The Household Troops Band/Major John Mott.
  • Sartori, Francesco: Time to say goodbye. Alex Gibson, cornet, Jonathan Bates, horn Black Dyke Band/Nicholas J. Childs.
  • Bearcroft, Norman: Three Spirituals. The Household Troops Band/Major John Mott.
  • Leidzen, Erik: Manhattan. Salvation Army Melbourne Staff Band/Ken Waterworth.

  • 24th July

    Show Playlist
  • Graham, Peter: The Ambassadors. Black Dyke Band/Nicholas J. Childs.
  • Wolver, W & R: Make His Praise Glorious. Salvation Army Melbourne Staff Band .
  • (arr. Jones, Ian): The Prayer. James Morrison, tpt. Salvation Army Melbourne Staff Band/Ken Waterworth.
  • Ellerby, Martin: Terra Australis. Brighouse and Rastrick Band/David King.
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus (arr. Rimmer, Drake): Overture - Magic Flute, K620. Black Dyke Band/Nicholas J. Childs.
  • Bullock, Geoff (arr. Taylor, Martin): The Power of Your Love. Salvation Army Melbourne Staff Band .
  • Arlen, Harold (arr. Morrison, Allan):The Wizard of Oz: Somewhere Over the Rainbow. Alan Morrison, cornet Brighouse and Rastrick Band/David Hirst.
  • Elgar, Sir Edward (arr. Wilby, Philip): Pomp and Circumstance March No.6 in G minor, realised Anthony Payne. Black Dyke Band/Nicholas J. Childs.


  • 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.