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A Mingled Chime

A Mingled Chime album art
Artist Virtuosi GUS Band
Conductor John Berryman
Format CD
Label Harlequin
Tracks
  1. Emmaneff (T. J. Powell)
  2. Variations on a Ninth (Gilbert Vinter)
  3. Song and Dance (Philip Sparke) (Cornet: James Fountain)
  4. I Could Have Danced All Night (Lerner / Loewe, arr. J. Richards / Mark Freeh)
  5. Lisbon Carnival (Gilbert Vinter)
  6. Blue Jeans (Rob Wiffin) (Trombone: Chris Jeans)
  7. Ruler of the Spirits (Weber, arr. William Halliwell)
  8. I've Got You Under My Skin (Cole Porter, arr. Mark Freeh) (Flugel: Cliff Pask)
  9. Spanish Dance (Andrew Wainwright)
  10. Intermezzo (from Cavalleria Rusticana) (Mascagni, arr. William Halliwell)
  11. Coventry Variations (Bramwell Tovey)

Journeys in Brass

Journeys in Brass album artJourneys in Brass album art
Artist GUS Band
Conductor David Stowell
Format CD
Label Anglo
Record # AR017-3
Tracks
  1. Madrigalum (Philip Sparke)
  2. Processional (Philip Sparke)
  3. The Earl of Oxford's March from The Battell (William Byrd, arr. Philip Sparke)
  4. Jerusalem (Sir Hubert Parry, arr. Philip Sparke)
  5. Valerius Variations (on a melody by Andriaen Valerius) (Philip Sparke)
  6. Meditation (feature for flugel and horns, based on Passion Chorale) (Hans Leo Hassler, arr. Philip Sparke)
  7. Harlequin (Philip Sparke) (Euphonium: Robert Woods)
  8. Prelude on an Irish Folk Tune (Philip Sparke)
  9. Extraordinary Journeys - 20,000 Leagues under the Sea (Philip Sparke)
  10. Extraordinary Journeys - Five Weeks in a Balloon (Philip Sparke)
  11. Extraordinary Journeys - Around the World in 80 Days (Philip Sparke)
  12. A Repton Fantasy (Dear Lord and Father of Mankind) (Sir Hubert Parry, arr. Philip Sparke) (Cornet: Mark Gibson)
  13. Fiesta de la Vida (A Celebration of Life) (Philip Sparke)
  14. Cornet Rock (Philip Sparke)
  15. Eloise (Paul Ryan, arr. Philip Sparke)

Travelling Light

Travelling Light album artTravelling Light album art
Artist GUS Band
Conductor Richard Evans
Format CD
Record # THRCDTHB001
Tracks
  1. Olympic Fanfare and Theme (Williams, arr. Graham)
  2. Scarborough Fair (Arr. Graham)
  3. And the Band Played On (Ward / Palmer, arr. Richards)
  4. Georgia On My Mind (Carmichael, arr. Morrison) (Cornet: Alan Morrison)
  5. A Sullivan Fantasy (Sullivan, arr. Langford)
  6. Greensleeves (Arr. Langford)
  7. The Teddy Bears' Picnic (Bratton, arr. Roberts) (Tuba: Robin Norman)
  8. Toccata in D Minor (J. S. Bach, arr. Farr)
  9. Somewhere Over The Rainbow (Arlen, arr. Richard) (Tenor horn: Simon Smith)
  10. Let's Face Music And Dance (Arr. Richards)
  11. Be My Love (Brodsky, arr. Farr) (Euphonium: Robert Woods)
  12. Strike Up The Band (Gershwin, arr. Richards)
  13. Dear Lord and Father (Arr. G. Green)
  14. The Stars and Stripes Forever (Sousa)
  15. Disney Fantasy (Arr. Richards)

Frankly Speaking

Frankly Speaking album art
Artist Travelsphere Holidays Band
Conductor Russell Gray
Format CD
Record # IMPCD9268A
Tracks
  1. Parade of the Charioteers (from 'Ben Hur')
  2. Festive March
  3. Norwegian Melody
  4. Solitary Traveller
  5. Halling - Norwegian Dance
  6. Cradle Song - Badnlat
  7. Norwegian Intro and Reel
  8. Wedding March - Bruremarsj
  9. The Dome of Trondheim - Domen
  10. Mountain Air - Seterslatt
  11. Live and Let Die
  12. Serenata
  13. A Touch Of Mancini
  14. Frankly Speaking
  15. Angels
  16. Rhapsody in Blue

Brass Band Concert

Brass Band Concert album art
Artist Munn and Felton's Works Band
Format 10" EP
Year 1956
Label Columbia
Record # SEG7641
Tracks
  1. Solemn Melody
  2. Leaps and Bounds
  3. Galopade
  4. The Thunderer

Galopade

Galopade album art
Artist Munn and Felton's Works Band
Conductor Harry Mortimer
Format 10" 78rpm
Year 1956
Label Columbia
Record # DB3756 and DO3894
Tracks
  1. The Thunderer (Sousa)
  2. Galopade (Arr. King Palmer, arr. Eric Ball)

Souvenirs of Song

Souvenirs of Song album art
Artist Munn and Felton's Works Band
Conductor Stanley Boddington
Format 10" 78rpm
Year 195_?
Label Columbia
Record # DB3839
Tracks
  1. Souvenirs (Lawrence Wright)
  2. Wyoming Lullaby (Wright / Bosworth)
  3. The King's Horses (Wright / Francis Day)
  4. Shepherd of the Hills (Wright)
  5. That Old Fashioned Mother of Mine (Wright)
  6. Happy Days Are Here Again (Wright / Day)

Joys of Sport

Joys of Sport album art
Artist Munn and Felton's Works Band
Conductor Stanley Boddington
Format 10" 78rpm
Year 1956
Label Paxton
Record # PR673
Tracks
  1. Joys of Sport (Peter Dennis)
  2. B.B. and C.F. (Ord Hume)

Bandstand

Bandstand album art
Artist Munn and Felton's Works Band
Conductor Harry Mortimer and Stanley Boddington
Format 10" 33.3 rpm
Year 1957
Label Columbia
Record # 33S1089
Tracks
  1. Royal Standard (Chesterton)
  2. Napoleon Galop (Martyn)
  3. Bees-A-Buzzin (Siebert)
  4. Christmas Lullaby (Cornet Carillon) (Binge)
  5. Rimington (Duckworth)
  6. Washington Post (Sousa)
  7. Liberty Bell (Sousa)
  8. Early One Morning (Seymour)
  9. Brass Band Blues (Gould)
  10. Crimond (Grant)
  11. Washington Greys (Claudio S. Grafulla)

Bandstand No 1

Bandstand No 1 album art
Artist Munn and Felton's (Footwear) Band
Conductor Harry Mortimer and Stanley Boddington
Format 10" EP
Year 1958
Label Columbia
Record # SEG7909 and ESG7751 (New Zealand)
Tracks
  1. Overture: Light Cavalry
  2. Dam Busters
  3. St Margarets

Championship Bandstand No 2

Championship Bandstand No 2 album art
Artist Munn and Felton's (Footwear) Band
Conductor Harry Mortimer and Stanley Boddington
Format 12" 33 1/3
Year 1958
Label Columbia
Record # 33SX1118
Tracks
  1. Dam Busters
  2. Navy Mixture
  3. Carnival De Venice (Cornet: James Scott)
  4. Cossack Patrol
  5. Three Negro Spirituals
  6. Comedian's Galop
  7. Overture: Light Cavalry
  8. Toy Town Trumpeters
  9. Angelus
  10. Sabre Dance
  11. Nimrod
  12. St. Margarets

Bandstand No 2

Bandstand No 2 album art
Artist Munn and Felton's (Footwear) Band
Conductor Harry Mortimer and Stanley Boddington
Format 10" EP
Year 1958
Label Columbia
Record # SEG7973 (mono) and ESG7785 (stereo)
Tracks
  1. Nimrod
  2. Cossack Patrol
  3. Sabre Dance
  4. Hymn Tune: Angelus

Poet and Peasant

Poet and Peasant album art
Artist Munn and Felton (Footwear) Band
Conductor Harry Mortimer
Format 45 rpm
Record # SCD2205
Tracks
  1. Overture, Poet and Peasant

Bandstand No 3

Bandstand No 3 album art
Year 1959
Label Columbia
Record # 33SX1184
Tracks
  1. Overture Zampa
  2. Deep Harmony
  3. Long Long Ago
  4. All in the April evening
  5. Helter Skelter
  6. Imperial Echoes
  7. Overture to Orpheus in the Underworld
  8. So Deep is the Night
  9. Marching Trumpets
  10. Angels Guard Thee
  11. Thunder and Lightning Polka
  12. Introduction to Act III of Lohengrin

Marches from the Bandstand

Marches from the Bandstand album art
Artist Munn and Felton's (Footwear) Band
Conductor Harry Mortimer and Stanley Boddington
Format 10" EP
Year 1960
Label Columbia
Record # SEG8010 and ESG7810
Tracks
  1. Liberty Post
  2. Washington Grays
  3. Washington Post
  4. Royal Standard

Tunes We Love

Tunes We Love album art
Artist Munn and Felton's (Footwear) Band
Conductor Harry Mortimer and Stanley Boddington
Format 10" EP
Year 1960
Label Columbia
Record # SEG8026 and ESG7818
Tracks
  1. Crimond
  2. Rimington
  3. Deep Harmony
  4. All in the April Evening

Brass Band Favourites

Brass Band Favourites album art
Artist Munn and Felton's (Footwear) Band
Conductor Harry Mortimer and Stanley Boddington
Format 10" EP
Year 1959
Label Columbia
Record # SEG8080 and ESG7845
Tracks
  1. Thunder and Lightening Polka
  2. Imperial Echoes
  3. Overture: Zampa

Five Famous Hymns

Artist G.U.S. (Footwear) Band
Format 10" EP
Label Columbia
Record # SEG8368

Christmas Carols

Artist G.U.S. (Footwear) Band
Format 10" EP
Label Columbia
Record # SEG8463

Bandstand No 4

Bandstand No 4 album art
Artist Munn and Felton's (Footwear) Band
Conductor Harry Mortimer and Stanley Boddington
Format Mono, 12", 33 1/3 rpm
Year 1960
Label Columbia
Record # SCX3335 and 33SX1266
Comments Soloists include James Scott and Bert Sullivan (Bandmaster)
Tracks
  1. The Swashbuckler (Morton)
  2. Poet and Peasant (Suppe)
  3. Silver Threads (Cornet: James Scott)
  4. Fairy on the Clock
  5. Florentiner March (Fucik)
  6. Military Polonaise in A
  7. Merinarella (Fucik)
  8. Endearing Young Charms (Euphonium: Bert Sullivan)
  9. Horbury
  10. Circus Capers

Bandstand No 5

Bandstand No 5 album art
Year 1961
Label Columbia
Record # SCX3424 and 33SX1391
Tracks
  1. Wellington
  2. Poem
  3. Snow Flakes
  4. The Long Day Closes
  5. Overture: The Thievish Magpie
  6. Under the Double Eagle
  7. Lorenzo
  8. Facilita
  9. Morgenblatter
  10. Fandango

Bandstand No 6

Bandstand No 6 album art
Year 1962
Label Columbia
Record # 33SX1455
Tracks
  1. Pendine - March
  2. Post Horn Polka
  3. Variations on a Theme - Cornet Solo
  4. Little Lisa
  5. Robert the Devil - Ballet Music
  6. Masaniello - Overture
  7. Onward Christian Soldiers - Hymn
  8. Brass Band Boogie
  9. The Tops - Cornet Quintet
  10. Copacabana

Bandstand No 7

Bandstand No 7 album art
Year 1963
Label Columbia
Record # 33SX1582
Tracks
  1. The Medallion
  2. Waltzing with Sullivan
  3. Plymouth Hoe
  4. The Swing o' the Kilt
  5. Dear Lord and Father
  6. Tenderfoot Trail
  7. London Bridge
  8. Date With a Square
  9. Rhapsody in Brass
  10. Fiddle-Di-Di
  11. 76 Trombones

Bandstand No 8

Bandstand No 8 album art
Year 1964
Label Columbia
Record # 33SX1621 / SCX3512
Tracks
  1. March, Queen Anne's Ride
  2. Moment Musicale
  3. Mac and Mort
  4. Sky Boat Song
  5. Spanish Harlequin
  6. Lustspiel
  7. March: Knightsbridge
  8. Carnival Variations
  9. Shepherds Hey
  10. Capriccio Italien
  11. Portuguese Party
  12. Hymn, Through All the Changing Scenes

Bandstand No 9

Bandstand No 9 album art
Year 1965
Label Columbia
Record # 33SX1720 and SCX3550
Tracks
  1. Number One March
  2. Bolero (M. Ravel)
  3. Variations on a Ninth (Gilbert Vinter)
  4. Thou Whose Almighty Word
  5. Ballerina
  6. The President
  7. Christ is Our Corner Stone
  8. Die Felsenmuehle
  9. The Lark in the Clear Air
  10. Soloman Melody
  11. Pomp and Circumstance (E. Elgar)

Bandstand No 10

Bandstand No 10 album art
Artist G.U.S. (Footwear) Band
Conductor Stanley Boddington
Format 12", 33 1/3 rpm
Year 1966
Label E.M.I. Records / Columbia
Record # SX6050
Comments Soloist John Berryman
Tracks
  1. March of the Swiss Alpine Club
  2. Una Voce Poco FA
  3. Symphony of Marches
  4. Lisbon Carnival
  5. Eternal Father, Strong to Save
  6. Anchors Aweigh
  7. The Lost Chord
  8. The Shipbuilders
  9. Slavonic Rhapsody No. 1
  10. King of Glory
  11. King of Peace

Kings of Brass

Kings of Brass album art
Artist G.U.S. (Footwear) Band
Conductor Stanley Boddington
Format 12", 33 1/3 rpm
Year 1967
Label E.M.I. Records / Studio 2
Record # SX6146 / TWO161 / OU2159
Comments This followed the band's 1966 Nationals win on Le Carnival Romain when Stanley Boddington was presented with the Baton of Honour.
Tracks
  1. Out of the Blue (Bath)
  2. Spanish Gypsy Dance (Marquina, arr. Dawson)
  3. Overture: Le Carnival Romain (Berlioz, arr. Wright)
  4. Espana (Chabrier, arr. Rimmer)
  5. Sons of the Brave (Bidgood)
  6. Angelus (Arr. Stanley Boddington)
  7. RAF March Past (Watford Davies)
  8. Estudiantina (Waldteufel)
  9. Samum (Robrecht, arr. Dawson)
  10. Bells Across the Meadow (Ketettey)
  11. An American Patrol (Meacham, arr. Harries)
  12. The New Colonial March (Hall)

Listen to the Band No 3

Listen to the Band No 3 album art
Artist G.U.S. Footwear Band
Conductor Harry Mortimer and Stanley Boddington
Format 12", 33 1/3 rpm
Year 1968
Label E.M.I. Records
Record # MFP1167 MONO
Tracks
  1. Royal Standard
  2. Napoleon Galop
  3. Bees-a-Buzzin'
  4. Christmas Lullaby
  5. Solemn Melody
  6. The Thunderer
  7. Washington Post
  8. Liberty Bell
  9. Early one Morning
  10. Brass Band Blues
  11. Leaps and Bounds
  12. Galopade
  13. Washington Greys

Bandology

Bandology album art
Artist GUS (Footwear) Band
Year 1969
Label E.M.I.
Record # OU2179
Tracks
  1. Bandology (Osterling)
  2. Mary Poppins Selection (Sherman)
  3. Slavonic Rhapsody No 2 (Friedemann)
  4. Tit-Larks (Hume) (Soprano: David Jones) (Cornet: John Berryman)
  5. Amparito Roca (Texidor)
  6. Congratulations (Martin-Coulter)
  7. Who Would True Valour See (Bunyan)
  8. Punchinello (Rimmer)
  9. Arcadians Overture (Monckton)
  10. Les Preludes (Liszt)
  11. Coronation Street (Spear)
  12. Beautiful Colorado (de Luca) (Euphonium: Trevor Groom)
  13. No Hiding Place (Johnson)
  14. Praise My Soul (Arr. Stanley Boddington)

Quartets For Brass

Artist GUS (Footwear) Band Quartet
Year 1969
Label Polyphonic
Record # PRL003
Tracks
  1. Elegy and Rondo (Vinter)
  2. Fancy's Knell (Vinter)
  3. Alla Burlesca (Vinter)
  4. Concerto Grosso (Various 17th Century Composers)

Quartets For Brass

Artist GUS (Footwear) Band Quartet
Year 1969
Label EMI
Record # SCX6312
Tracks
  1. Lully's March
  2. Purcell's Song
  3. Rameau's Tambourin
  4. Handel's Air
  5. Bach's Badinerie
  6. Corelli's Dance
  7. Couperin's Lullaby
  8. Loeilly's Jig
  9. Elegy and Rondo
  10. Fancy's Knell
  11. Alla Burlesca

Under The Double Eagle

Under The Double Eagle album art
Artist G.U.S. (Footwear) Band
Conductor Stanley H. Boddington LRAM ARCM and Harry Mortimer
Format 12" 33.3 rpm
Year 1966
Label EMI Records or Starline?
Record # SRS5099
Tracks
  1. Under the Double Eagle
  2. Plymouth Hoe
  3. Tango Taquin
  4. The Tops
  5. Skye Boat Song
  6. Seventy-Six Trombones
  7. London Bridge
  8. Slavonic Rhapsody no.1 (Friedmann)
  9. Fairy on the Clock
  10. Lisbon Carnival
  11. Solemn Melody
  12. Military Polonaise

Land Of Hope And Glory

Land Of Hope And Glory album art
Artist G.U.S. (Footwear) Band and Morriston Orpheus Choir
Conductor Stanley H. Boddington LRAM ARCM and Lyn Harry BMus
Format 12" 33.3 rpm
Year 1970
Label EMI / Columbia
Record # SCX6406
Comments Both choir and band were recording artists for EMI and the producer Bob Barratt was keen to bring them together, which he managed here at the EMI studios, completing the recording in one day.
Tracks
  1. The Soldiers Chorus
  2. The Student's Marching Song and The Drinking Song
  3. The Pilgrims Chorus
  4. The Lost Chord
  5. Finlandia
  6. Jerusalem
  7. Mine Eyes Have Seen the Glory
  8. Cavalry of the Steppes
  9. David of the White Rock
  10. The Anvil Chorus
  11. Abide with Me
  12. Land of Hope and Glory

Best Of Brass

Best Of Brass album art
Artist G.U.S. (Footwear) Band
Conductor Stanley H. Boddington LRAM ARCM and Harry Mortimer O.B.E.
Format 12" 33.3 rpm
Year 1970?
Label EMI / Regal
Record # SRS5033
Comments Starline. Compilation of previously recorded tracks. Soloist includes David Jones.
Tracks
  1. Zampa
  2. Anchors Aweigh
  3. Morning Papers
  4. Spanish Gypsy Dance
  5. Post Horn Polka
  6. Pomp and Circumstance No 1
  7. Knightsbridge
  8. Poet and Peasant
  9. March of the Cobblers
  10. Waltzing with Sullivan
  11. Comedians Gallop
  12. Abide With Me

Morning Noon Night

Morning Noon Night album art
Artist G.U.S. (Footwear) Band
Conductor Stanley H. Boddington LRAM ARCM
Format 12" 33.3 rpm
Year 1971
Label EMI / Columbia
Record # TWO328
Comments Studio 2. This followed the band's success playing Benvenuto Cellini at the Royal Albert Hall World Championships.
Tracks
  1. The Stein Song
  2. Morning, Noon and Night
  3. The Sound of Music
  4. Vienna Marches
  5. Lord, Thy Word Abideth
  6. The Mikado
  7. Sleigh Ride
  8. Overture: Benvenuto Cellini
  9. Ballycastle Bay
  10. Immortal, Invisible

Salute To Brass

Salute To Brass album art
Artist G.U.S. (Footwear) Band
Format 12" 33.3 rpm
Year 1969
Label EMI / Columbia
Record # TWO282
Comments Studio 2. Other tracks?
Tracks
  1. Tit-Larks
  2. Mary Poppins
  3. Slavonic Rhapsody No 2
  4. Beautiful Colorado (Euphonium: Trevor Groom)
  5. Diadem of Gold Overture

Gold and Silver

Gold and Silver album art
Artist G.U.S. (Footwear) Band
Conductor Stanley Boddington
Format 12" 33.3 rpm
Year 1969
Label EMI / Columbia
Record # TWO256
Tracks
  1. Punchinello (Rimmer)
  2. Coronation Street (Spear, arr. Langford)
  3. Amparito Roca (Texidor, arr. Winter)
  4. March of the Cobblers (Barratt, arr. Siebert)
  5. Les Preludes (Liszt, arr. Rimmer)
  6. Duke Street (Fight the Good Fight) (Arr. Stanley Boddington)
  7. No Hiding Place (Johnson, arr. Siebert)
  8. The Arcadians (Monkton-Talbot, arr. Wood)
  9. March from a Little Suite (Duncan, arr. Siebert)
  10. The Last Rhapsody (Theme) (Wreford, arr. Siebert)
  11. Gold and Silver (Lehar)
  12. Praise My Soul (Arr. Stanley Boddington)

Brass In Perspective

Brass In Perspective album art
Artist G.U.S. (Footwear) Band
Format 12" 33.3 rpm
Year 1968
Label EMI / Columbia / Studio 2
Record # TWO195 / SX6228
Tracks
  1. Sabre Dance
  2. Belle of the Ball
  3. National Emblem
  4. Puppet on a String
  5. O God Our Help in Ages Past
  6. Colonel Bogey on Parade
  7. The Black Domino
  8. Calling All Workers
  9. Cossack Patrol
  10. Scherzo
  11. Oh Listen to the Band
  12. Abide With Me

Great British Music For Brass

Great British Music For Brass album art
Year 1976
Label Studio 2
Record # TWOX1053
Tracks
  1. Comedy
  2. The Belmont Variations
  3. A Downland Suite
  4. Kenilworth

British Bandstand

Artist GUS (Footwear) Band
Conductor Stanley Boddington
Year 1973
Label Fidelity Sound Recordings
Record # FSRS1282
Tracks
  1. Pendine (R. Martyn)
  2. Variations on a Theme (Weber, arr. Boddington) (Cornet: John Berryman)
  3. Scherzo (Boekel)
  4. March of the Cobblers (Barratt, arr. Siebert)
  5. Florentiner March (Fucik, arr. Barsotti)
  6. Puppet on a String (march) (Martin / Coulter, arr. Siebert)
  7. Overture (Masaniello, Auber, arr. Cready)
  8. Oh, Listen to the Band (Monckton, arr. Duthoit)

In A Tribute To Eric Ball

In A Tribute To Eric Ball album art
Year 1980
Label Top Brass
Record # TB3021
Tracks
  1. October Festival Symphonic March (Eric Ball)
  2. Free Fantasia (Eric Ball)
  3. Festival Music (Eric Ball)
  4. Festival Prelude from Celebration (Eric Ball)
  5. The English Maiden Fantasy (Eric Ball)
  6. Spring Humoreske (Eric Ball)
  7. Resurgam (Eric Ball)

Essay in Brass

Conductor Keith Wilkinson
Format 12" 33.3 rpm
Year 1982
Label Kestrel
Record # KES8201
Tracks
  1. Fanfare for GUS
  2. Partita
  3. Plantagenets
  4. March Prelude
  5. Prelude and Capriccio (Cornet: Brian Grant)
  6. Essay

World Champions Play Test Pieces for Brass

World Champions Play Test Pieces for Brass album art
Artist G.U.S. (Footwear) Band
Conductor Stanley Boddington
Format 12" 33.3 rpm
Year 1972
Label EMI / Columbia
Record # TWO379
Tracks
  1. Symphonic Study: Energy
  2. James Cook - Circumnavigator
  3. Overture: Le Carnival Romain
  4. Variations on a Ninth

World Champions Play Marches and Waltzes

World Champions Play Marches and Waltzes album art
Artist G.U.S. (Footwear) Band
Conductor Stanley Boddington
Format 12" 33.3 rpm
Year 1972
Label EMI / Columbia
Record # TWO364
Comments World Champions, Royal Albert Hall, 9th October 1971. Recorded as the band were preparing to tour Canada.
Tracks
  1. King Cotton
  2. Moonlight on the Alster
  3. The Great Little Army
  4. Casino Dances
  5. The Valiant Years
  6. Ancliffe in the Ballroom
  7. Liberty Bell
  8. Grenadiers Waltz
  9. Marche Lorraine
  10. Wine, Women And Song
  11. The Dam Busters

Best of the GUS Band

Best of the GUS Band album art
Artist G.U.S. Band
Conductor Stanley Boddington and Harry Mortimer
Format 12" 33.3 rpm
Year 1971
Label EMI Records Ltd
Record # OU2102
Comments One up. Compilation of previously recorded tracks.
Tracks
  1. Imperial Echoes (March)
  2. Gold And Silver (Waltz)
  3. Sabre Dance
  4. March from A Little Suite
  5. The Lost Chord (Cornet: John Berryman)
  6. Ballycastle Bay
  7. Ballerina (Paso Doble)
  8. Out Of The Blue (March)
  9. The Thievish Magpie (Overture)
  10. National Emblem (March)
  11. Espana
  12. All in the April Evening
  13. Shepherd's Hey
  14. Swedish Rhapsody
  15. Dear Lord and Father of Mankind (Hymn)

Going Home

Going Home album art
Artist G.U.S. (Footwear) Band
Conductor Stanley Boddington
Format 12" 33.3 rpm
Year 1975
Label EMI Records Ltd
Record # TWOX1039
Comments Studio 2. Soloists include Stan James, William Smith and Tom Paulin.
Tracks
  1. Grand March from Aida
  2. Going Home
  3. Galloping Home
  4. Bass in the Ballroom
  5. Hark! Hark! My Soul
  6. Festivities at Bagdad, The Sea
  7. Totem Pole
  8. Bless this House
  9. Piper in the Meadow
  10. Greensleeves
  11. How Sweet the Name of Jesus
  12. Resurgam

Rhapsody in Blue

Rhapsody in Blue album art
Year 1982
Label Chandos
Record # BBRD1015
Comments Recorded in the Festival Hall, Corby on 24 January 1982.
Tracks
  1. When the Saints Go Marching In (Arr. Gordon Longford)
  2. Sarabande en Blue (Gordon Langford) (Trombone: Don Lusher)
  3. Saint Louis Blues (W.C. Handy, arr. Bill Geldard)
  4. I loves you, Porgy (George Gershwin, arr. Bill Geldard) (Trombone: Don Lusher)
  5. Three Songs of the South (Gordon Langford)
  6. DL Blues (Don Lusher) (Trombone: Don Lusher)
  7. Blues in the Night (Arlen-Mercer, arr. Bill Geldard)
  8. Nobody Knows the Trouble I've Seen (Arr. Gordon Langford ) (Trombone: Don Lusher)
  9. Rhapsody in Blue (George Gershwin, arr. Keith Wilkinson) (Piano: Frank Wibaut)

Celebration Golden Jubilee

Year 1983
Label Chandos
Record # BBRD1019
Comments Review on gramophone.net: The three cornermen are all in excellent form. Very good playing throughout and excellent digital recording.
Tracks
  1. Jubilee Overture (Philip Sparke)
  2. One Fine Day, from Madame Butterfly (Cornet: Brian Grant)
  3. Celebration (Gordon Langford)
  4. The Harmonious Blacksmith (Ord Hume) (Euphonium: Trevor Groom)
  5. Finale from Checkmate
  6. Fanfare and Ceremonial Prelude (Gordon Langford)
  7. The Londonderry Air (Trombone: Paul Filby)
  8. Cornet Carillon
  9. The Flying Dutchman (Wagner, arr. Keith Wilkinson)

Championship Bandstand

Championship Bandstand album art
Artist GUS (Footwear) Band
Conductor Harry Mortimer, Stanley Boddington
Year 1978
Label Encore
Record # ONCR514
Tracks
  1. Thunder and Lightning Polka
  2. Silver Threads (Cornet)
  3. Florentiner March
  4. Endearing Young Charms (Euphonium)
  5. Marinarella
  6. Number One
  7. Facilita (Cornet)
  8. Brass Band Boogie
  9. Pendine
  10. Horbury
  11. James Cook Circumnavigator

Cornet Carillon

Cornet Carillon album art
Year 1973
Label Columbia
Record # TWO418
Tracks
  1. Post Horn Galop
  2. Cornet Carillon
  3. Euphonium Concerto
  4. When the Saints Go Marching In
  5. Hymn Rock of Ages
  6. March Entry of the Gladiators
  7. The Aadgio from Spartacus (The Onedin Line Theme)
  8. Suite English Folk Songs (March Seventeen Come Sunday, Intermezzo My Bonny Boy, March Folk Songs from Somerset)
  9. Novelty March: Perils of Pendragon (from BBC TV Series)
  10. Chit Chat Polka
  11. Hymn I Heard the Voice of Jesus

Old Wine in New Bottles

Year 1983
Label Kestrel
Record # KES8203
Comments (and other tracks?)
Tracks
  1. Presto-Norwegian Rhapsody (Lalo)
  2. Jimmy Crack Corn (Arr. Broughton)
  3. Nessun Dorma (Euphonium: Trevor Groom)
  4. Rhythm and Blues (Sparke)
  5. Force of Destiny (Verdi)

Spectrum

Year 1983
Label Kestrel
Record # KES8202
Tracks
  1. Vizcaya
  2. Portuguese Party
  3. Symphony of Marches
  4. Challenging Brass
  5. Lisbon Carnival
  6. Dover Coach
  7. Spectrum

European Journey

Format Vinyl
Year 1985
Label Kestrel
Record # KES8204
Comments (and other tracks)
Tracks
  1. Barber of Seville Overture (Rossini)
  2. Cavatine (S. Saens) (Trombone: Paul Filby)
  3. Carnival of Venice (Euphonium: Trevor Groom)
  4. Slavonic Dance No 8 (Dvorak)

Oranges and Lemons

Artist GUS Band
Format Audio cassette
Year 1986
Label MRFC
Record # 86234
Tracks
  1. Prologue: An Introduction to the Brass Band (Turrin)
  2. Oranges and Lemons (Arr. Peberdy)
  3. The Magic Trumpet (Burke) (Cornet: Brian Grant)
  4. Barndance and Cowboy Hymn (Sparke)
  5. Sarafand (Willcocks)
  6. Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child (Flugel: Richard Franklin)
  7. I've Grown Accustomed to Her Face (Richards)
  8. Shenandoah (Arr. Bulla) (Euphonium: Trevor Groom)
  9. The Girl I Left Behind Me (Arr. Sparke)
  10. Here's That Rainy Day (Heusen) (Trombone: Paul Filby)

Star Brass

Artist GUS Band
Format Audio cassette
Year 1982
Label TTC
Record # 005
Tracks
  1. Saturday Market (Hedges)
  2. Ordinary People (Arr. Richardson)
  3. Song and Dance (Sparke) (Cornet: Brian Grant)
  4. Slavonic Dance No 3 (Dvorak)
  5. John Barleycorn (Arr. Brand)
  6. March to the Scaffold (Berlioz)
  7. The President (German)
  8. Thoughts of Love (Pryor) (Trombone: Paul Filby)
  9. Penny Lane (Lenin and McCartney)
  10. Sinfonietta (Leidzen)

Unknown Title

Conductor Stanley Boddington
Format Vinyl
Year 195?
Label Angel Stereophonic
Record # AngelST-1011
Tracks
  1. Liberty Bell
  2. Brass Band Blues
  3. Crimond (Conductor: Harry Mortimer)
  4. Royal Standard
  5. Napolean Gallop / Bees-A-Buzzin / Christmas Lullaby
  6. Rimington
  7. Washington Post

War March of the Priests

Artist Massed Bands: Fodens, Munn and Felton
Format 78 rpm
Year 1936
Label Zonophone
Record # MR2243
Tracks
  1. War March Of The Priests
  2. Abide With Me (Eventide)

Resurgam

Artist Munn and Felton Band
Format 78 rpm
Year 1955
Label Paxton
Record # PR654
Tracks
  1. Resurgam

Leaps And Bounds

Artist Munn and Felton Band
Format 78 rpm
Year 1956
Label Columbia
Record # DB3706 (DB3556)
Tracks
  1. Leaps And Bounds
  2. Solemn Melody

Freehway

Freehway album art
Artist The GUS Band
Conductor Bramwell Tovey
Format CD
Year 1990
Label Harlequin
Tracks
  1. Malaguena (Lecuona / Keating, arr. Mark Freeh)
  2. Tonight (Bernstein / Richards, arr. Mark Freeh) (Muted cornet: Alex McLean)
  3. Hejre Kati (Hubay / Mendez, arr. Mark Freeh) (Cornet: Brian Grant)
  4. Surrey With The Fringe On Top (Rodgers / Comstock, arr. Mark Freeh) (Euphonium / Baritone: Trevor Groom) (Euphonium / Baritone: Robin Taylor) (Euphonium / Baritone: David Caunt) (Euphonium / Baritone: Malcolm Mardle)
  5. Show Me (Loewe / Richards, arr. Mark Freeh) (Muted cornet: Alex McLean) (Flugelhorn: Richard Franklin) (Trombone: Paul Filby)
  6. April In Paris (Duke / Golson, arr. Mark Freeh) (Flugelhorn: Richard Franklin)
  7. Peanut Vendor (Simons, arr. Mark Freeh) (Trombone: Paul Filby)
  8. Overture For Brass (Franzetti, arr. Mark Freeh)
  9. Valse (Arr. Mendez (Arr. Mark Freeh) (Euphonium: Trevor Groom)
  10. When The Saints (Fielding, arr. Mark Freeh) (Dixieland cornet: Peter Monk)
  11. Here’s That Rainy day (Van Heuson / Barton, arr. Mark Freeh) (Muted cornet: Alex McLean)
  12. Laura (Raksin / Hefti, arr. Mark Freeh) (Flugelhorn: Richard Franklin)
  13. Ol’ Man River (Kern/Munday, arr. Mark Freeh) (Drum: Dave Ratacjak)

English Landscapes

Artist Rigid Containers Group Band
Conductor John Berryman
Format CD
Year 1994
Label Harlequin
Record # HAR1125CD
Comments Brass Band CD of the Year when released./
Tracks
  1. County Palatine (Maurice Johnstone)
  2. TODO (TODO, arr. TODO) (TODO: TODO)
  3. Chanson de Matin (Elgar, arr. Wright)
  4. Widdicombe Fair (Stephen Bulla)
  5. Concerto for Trombone (Andrew Duncan) (Trombone: Andrew Berryman)
  6. A Norfolk Summer (Geoffrey Poulton)
  7. Vivat Regina (William Mathias)
  8. Jerusalem (Hubert Parry, arr. Herbert)
  9. Three Haworth Impressions (Gordon Langford)
  10. Little Serenade (Ernest Tomlinson)
  11. Pomp and Circumstance March No. 4 (Elgar)
  12. Coventry Variations (Bramwell Tovey)

Around the World in Eighty Minutes

Artist Rigid Containers (GUS) Band
Conductor John Berryman
Format CD
Label Harlequin
Tracks
  1. Orient Express (Philip Sparke)
  2. Land of the Mountain and the Flood (Hamish MacCunn, arr. Bragg)
  3. River City Serenade (from A Pittsburgh Symphony) (Philip Sparke)
  4. Rule Britannia (Thomas Arne, arr. John Hartmann) (Euphonium: Robert Woods)
  5. The Earle of Oxford (William Byrd, arr. Howarth)
  6. April in Paris (Duke / Hamburg, arr. Mark Freeh) (Flugel Horn: Darren Harris)
  7. The Australasian (William Rimmer)
  8. Japanese Slumber Song (Gareth Wood)
  9. Hungarian March (Berlioz, arr. Catelinet)
  10. Calypso (Derek Bourgeois)
  11. Tombstone - Arizona (Gareth Wood)
  12. Londonderry Air (Traditional, arr. Iveson) (Trombone: Stephen Pearson)
  13. A Pittsburgh Overture (from A Pittsburgh Symphony) (Philip Sparke)

William Tell Overture

William Tell Overture album art
Artist Munn and Felton Works Band
Conductor William Halliwell
Year 1935
Label The Twins
Record # FT8067
Comments World Champions 1935 and holders of the 1000 guinea Crystal Palace trophy
Tracks
  1. The Storm
  2. Finale