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HOMEPAGE JULY 2016

Tim Reynish

Dear colleagues,

Greetings from a typical English summer’s day. It’s time to watch the rain and think about repertoire, and I have just purchased the latest edition of what is probably the most important reference book in my wind music library. An initial browse through has stimulated my interest in several forgotten works, and several composers new to me.

I am delighted that so many conductors and administrators are browsing through this website, primarily to look at articles on conducting, directing and score study, but I believe that selecting repertoire is our most important job, and this month I have reviewed this book and discussed several of the rich vein of entries. Good exploring and listening!


Tim

1000 PLUS SELECTED WORKS FOR WIND ORCHESTRA AND WIND ENSEMBLES
1000 PLUS AUSGEWÄHLTE WERKE FÜR BLASORCHESTER UND BLÄSERNSEMBLES
1000 PLUS OEVRES CHOISIESPOUR ORCHESTRA A VENT ET ENSEMBLES A VENT

1551 – 2009

Here is a book which every library, every conductor and wind ensemble director, and most players should have in their library, the 8th and latest update by Felix Hauswirth to his masterly reference directory to repertoire.

Followed by a

REPERTOIRE RAMBLE A - M

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It is thirty five years since the American invasion which changed my life and which led to my working for WASBE all this time. I have added a brief review of that seismic event and of the music which made a lasting impression.

1981

THE FIRST INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE FOR

SYMPHONIC BANDS & WIND ENSEMBLES REPERTOIRE

AT THE ROYAL NORTHERN COLLEGE OF MUSIC, MANCHESTER UK

Chairman Frank Battisti Executive Director Bill Johnson

REPERTOIRE AND BRIEF REVIEW

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TORSTEIN AAGAARD-NILSEN music for wind band

Tim Reynish June 2016

Back in 2003, one of my favorite works in the Jönköping WASBE Conference was Cantilena by Torstein Aagaard-Nilsen, and I am delighted that his name is the first entry in Felix Hauswirth’s 8th edition of 1000 Selected Works, Arctic Landscape. I am extremely remiss in not listening to more of his music and writing about a very important Norwegian composer, sadly more appreciated by our brass band colleagues than in wind band circles.

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THE WIND MUSIC OF BRETT ABIGANA

By Tim Reynish

Revised June 2016.

Information about his Symphony no 2 premiered at WASBE, and his published music.

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KENNETH HESKETH, his wind music

New work premiered In Ictu Oculi (Three Meditations)

Kenneth Hesketh and Sir Simon Rattle

Article by Tim Reynish revised June 2016

...music which is compact, illustrative, sonorities carefully polished

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FRIGYES HIDAS 1928 – 2007

The last Hungarian Romantic Composer

A review of a major book about his life and music

Biography - Memories – Programme Notes by

Laszlo Marosi – Eeva Saarela – Jozsef Csikota – Reiner Hobe

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WORKS FOR CHOIR AND WIND ORCHESTRA

Timothy Reynish

Revised June 2016

Since my 2012 revision of an article written for WASBE Newsletter, at least four works of significance have been written for singers and wind orchestra.

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OBITUARY

FRANZ PETER CIBULKA 1946 – 2016

COMPOSER, CONDUCTOR, PERFORMER, JUROR AND LECTURER

Tim Reynish July 2016

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