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The Distin Legacy: The Rise of the Brass Band in 19th-Century Britain

Farr, Ray

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ISBN 10: 1443842400 / ISBN 13: 9781443842402
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The foundation and development of the British brass band in 19th century is a historical, social and cultural phenomenon and represents the foundation of the modern European and international brass band movement. This title examines the various Distin projects as the main reason why brass bands of today are established in their current form. Num Pages: 440 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 3JH; AVRN; HBJD1; HBLL. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 216 x 153 x 36. Weight in Grams: 756. . 2013. Hardcover. . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # V9781443842402

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The foundation and development of the British brass band in 19th century is a historical, social and cultural phenomenon and represents the foundation of the modern European and international brass band movement. Authors like Trevor Herbert, Arnold Myers and Roy Newsome mention and acknowledge the relevance of the Distin Family brass ensemble, however, extensive research has produced new information, and this book examines the various Distin projects as the main reason why brass bands of today are established in their current form.

About the Author: Ray Farr (born in Hereford, England 1948) is an experienced and recognized conductor, arranger and adjudicator. He is working with orchestras, professional wind bands and brass bands on a worldwide freelance basis. His increasing interest in the history of brass bands has triggered research activity, the completion of a Masters degree in Music as well as ongoing studies for a doctorate.

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