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‘Lamplighter’ 2nd Rossendale Scout Group Band MHP120


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‘Lamplighter’ is the latest recording project with the 2nd Rossendale Scout Group Band who are based in Bacup in Lancashire.
The original recording took place in early March of last year before all the current problems with coronavirus. However, we have undertaken some considerable post-production work which includes tracks by the Bacup born international opera singer, Sean Ruane.
Also featured in the album are two fine solo items, a bass feature and two specifically commissioned works. Both of these latter works are by composer Dan Price who now lives and works in East Lancashire.
The title track, ‘Lamplighter’, is a reflective piece using as a source three poems one of which is by the first world war poet Siegfried Sassoon.
‘Flanders Fields’ was commissioned by the Band in 2014 to commemorate the centenary of the Great War. It uses a chorale as the basis of the musical content. The work starts with a narration of an extract from a letter from a father to his son.  The original letter belongs to the family of a Band member.
You can hear ‘Flanders Fields here,
Learn more about the 2nd Rossendale Scout Group Band here.
‘Lamplighter’ MHP120
Track List

Conquest Of Paradise Vangelis arr. Alan Fernie Obrasso Verlag AG   4.37
The Maid of the Mist Herbert L Clarke arr. David Hirst Obrasso Verlag AG   4.36
Cornet Soloist Hattie Nuttall    
Spread A Little Happiness Vivian Ellis-Darrol Barry Harms Inc./Studio Music   2.16
Flanders Fields Dan Price Yewden Music   9.41
Who Wants To Live Forever Brian May arr.Guido De Ranter Bernaerts Music   4.03
Vocal Soloist – Sean Ruane    
Signed, Sealed, Delivered Stevie Wonder arr. Paul Murtha Hal Leonard   2.54
Blaydon Races Traditional arr. Gordon Langford Chandos Music Ltd.   4.00
Euphonium Soloist Katie Taylor    
American Civil War Fantasy Jerry Bilik arr. William Himes Southern Music Publishing Inc.   7.46
Singin’ In The Rain Nacio Herb Brown arr. Alan Fernie Obrasso-Verlag AG   4.17
Baba Yetu Christopher Tin arr, Roland Smeets Hafabra Music   3.27
Gladiator Hans Zimmer arr. Frank Bernaerts Bernaerts Music   4.18
Vocal Soloist – Sean Ruane  
Breaking Up Is Hard To Do Neil Sedaka arr. Frode Rydland Musikverlag Frank   2.11
Bass Section Feature
Circle of Life Elton John & Tim Rice arr. Philip Harper Wright & Round   4.01
Lamplighter Dan Price Manuscript 14.17
    Total Playing Time: 73.03
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