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RM band

The Massed Bands of Her Majesty's Royal Marines 2015

Sunday 31st May 2015

Perth Concert Hall, 19:30

This event was part of the 2015 Festival Programme.

Combined bands of Scotland and Portsmouth - Festival of Music
This is the world famous programme performed at the Albert Hall in London
Compered by John Suchet

Finish Time 10.30pm

This programme shows the versatility of the Royal Marines Bands at its best with traditional marches, the spectacular Corps of Drums, highly talented soloists, classical works by Arturo Marques and Delibes, film music and much, much more. There is even a special tribute to 100th Anniversary of the First World WarGallipoli Campaign that leads into a traditional patriotic naval finale. This is a high class production from some of the finest military musicians in the country that would appeal to all ages and all the family. 

Programme

Conductor: Lieutenant Colonel Nick Grace OBE RM – Principal Director of Music Royal Marines

The National Anthem Jacob

Opening Fanfare Heroic Return Keresztes arr. Powell

Introducing the Corps of Drums Victory in Europe Smallwood

Drum Display Invictus Paine/Thomas/Williams

Band & Drum Feature Cape Helles Young

Bugle March HMS Ocean Waterer

Quick March of the Royal Marines Sarie Marais Dunn

Overture Danzon No.2 Arturo Marquez

Conductor: Captain Andy Gregory RM – Director of Music, The Band of Her Majesty's Royal Marines Scotland

Clarinet Solo Puttin’ on the Marmalade Shields arr. Hodge

(Soloists: Musn Wright &

Musn Hudson)

Flute Solo Vocalise Rachmaninov arr. Hodge

(Soloist: BdCpl Merrell-Silk)

Percussion Exhibition Root Beer Rag Joel arr. McDermott

(Soloists: BdCpl Smith &

Musn Tompkins)

Pixar Blockbuster Symphonic Animation arr. Johnson

(Soloists: BdCpl Botham, trombone; Musn Woolley,

saxophone; Cpl Bug Sumner, vocalist; BdCpl Upton,

flugel and trumpet.

Conductor: Captain Daryl Powell RM – Director of Music, The Band of Her Majesty's Royal Marines Portsmouth

Opening March Sequence Parade of the Slave Children Williams arr. Waller

Evolution Blundel/Lee/Silk

Cavalry of the Clouds Alford

Popular Music Andrews Sisters Various arr. Hodge

(Soloists: BdSgt Trudgeon,

BdCpl Merrell-Silk & Musn Carnegie)

The King Various arr. Hodge

(Soloist: BdCpl Lloyd)

Conductor: Lieutenant Colonel Nick Grace OBE RM – Principal Director of Music Royal Marines

Music from the Ballet Les Chasseresses Delibes arr. Davis

Tribute to WW1 Gallipoli McDermott

Hymn & Sunset Sunset Ellerby

Patriotic Salute Britannic Salute Shillito

March Past of the Royal Navy Heart of Oak Boyce

Regimental March of the Royal Marines A Life on the Ocean Wave Russell

 


 

 

 

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