Musical Notes

Musical Notes

Fraternity

I love brass band music. Not quite as much as Metal, but there are certain pieces that really create an emotional response that Metal cannot normally get anywhere near. One of these pieces is the incredibly descriptive music within Fraternity, a test piece (composed by Thierre Deleruyelle) that stirs the

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Mama

I know it’s not fashionable to prefer the Phil Collin’s era of Genesis over Peter Gabriel, but there’s just something about the poppier approach. I like it. I like it a lot. My favourite Genesis track is this: This is a great track by any standards.

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Georgia On My Mind

I have recently moved from playing cornet to Flugel, and I’m loving it! It’s a lovely instrument to play with a gorgeous tone (when played properly) and it’s great to be playing from a soloist’s seat again. Here’s me playing Georgia On My Mind at a recent event in Corby

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Coast

No, not the BBC/OU programme about the UK coastline but an excellent track from the wonderful Devin Townsend. I seem to have missed a few albums recently. I need to catch up – the guy is one of the Metal world’s best kept secrets

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