Leyland In Concert Volume 2 – Blue
Leyland In Concert Volume 2 has been released and has been launched at the band’s 2nd concert of the 2017 Matinee Series on 15th May 2016.
Leyland’s first offering in the series of recordings, “Leyland In Concert Volume 1” has been extremely popular, and this 2nd volume has been eagerly awaited and already created a lot of interest. Musical Director Thomas Wyss has chosen a broad swathe of popular repertoire which has featured in the band’s concerts. Some music old, some new, some borrowed and more with a hint of blue, the featured soloists are Pete Shaw, John Doyle, James McLeod and Chris Doran.
World premiere recordings
Along with established favourites, the CD also boasts 2 world premiere recordings of works commissioned by the band; “Metropolis” by Andrew Stephenson and “Sprites and Flares” by Christopher Bond which closed the band 2015 Brass In Concert program. Throughout the recording there a number items featured by Leyland at Brass In Concert in 2014 and 2015, including the title track Blue, Intrada Ein Feste Burg, Beauty of Blue and Molly On The Shore.
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