Fodens on the radio

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 24 February 2010

Fodens are set to appear on BBC Radio 3 as highlights of the RNCM Festival of Brass are aired.

Foden's Cutt

Foden's under the direction of Garry Cutt will appear on Monday 1st, Wednesday 3rd, Thursday 4th  and Friday 5th March.

Eric Ball's ‘Journey into Freedom’ can be heard next Monday, the Wednesday programme is devoted to Elgar Howarth's ‘In Memoriam RK’, the first UK performance of Aagaard-Nilsen's ‘Chant’, and the first performance of ‘Suite for Brass Band: Scherzo’ by Wilfred Heaton adapted by Paul Hindmarsh. Glyn Williams will be featured on the Thursday and the final offering of the week is another first performance, this time courtesy of Andy Scott's ‘Battle of Barossa’.

Afternoon on 3

The highlight's of the RNCM Festival will form part of Radio 3's afternoon schedule entitled 'Afternoon on 3'.

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday's programmes are on air from 4.15 - 5.00pm with Wednesday going out around an hour earlier at 3.20 - 4.00pm.

All the programmes can be heard via the BBC iplayer upto a week after transmission.



Monday 1st March:

Journey into Freedom (Eric Ball)

Wednesday 3rd March

In Memoriam RK (Elgar Howarth)
Suite for Brass Band: Scherzo (Wilfred Heaton, adapted Paul Hindmarsh)
Chant (Torstein Aagaard-Nilsen)

Thursday 4th March

Song of the Brother (Eric Leizden)
Glyn Williams (euphonium)

Friday 5th March

Battle of Barossa (Andy Scott)
Ivor Stevenson (narrator)

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Foden's band maintains a world class reputation for providing entertainment in the field of brass music with a tradition and unique style Mark Wilkinson