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Author Farr, Ray.
Title The Distin Legacy : the Rise of the Brass Band in 19th-Century Britain.
Imprint Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2013.

Author Farr, Ray.
Subject Distin family.
Distin Family Brass Ensemble.
Brass band music -- History and criticism.
Brass bands -- Great Britain -- 19th century.
Band musicians -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Musical instrument makers -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Music publishers -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Description 1 online resource (475 pages)
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Contents TABLE OF CONTENTS; LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS; FOREWORD; CHAPTER ONE -- THE EVOLUTION OF THE BRASS BAND MOVEMENT IN 19th-CENTURY BRITAIN; CHAPTER TWO -- THE DISTIN FAMILY MEMBERS; CHAPTER THREE -- THE DISTIN FAMILY BRASS ENSEMBLE; CHAPTER FOUR -- THE DISTIN FAMILY REPERTORY, PERFORMANCE AND PRESENTATIONAL STYLE; CHAPTER FIVE -- THE DISTIN FAMILY INSTRUMENTATION AND THE ADOPTION OF SAXHORNS; CHAPTER SIX -- THE DISTINS AS MANUFACTURERS; CHAPTER SEVEN -- THE DISTINS AS ARRANGERS, COMPOSERS AND PUBLISHERS; CHAPTER EIGHT -- THE DISTINS AND BRASS BAND CONTESTS; CHAPTER NINE -- THE DISTIN LEGACY; APPENDIX A.
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Summary The rise of the brass band in 19th-century Britain is a historical, social and cultural phenomenon which represents the foundation of the modern international brass band movement. Authors such as Trevor Herbert, Arnold Myers and Roy Newsome mention and acknowledge the relevance of the Distin Family brass ensemble; however, extensive research has produced new information. This book examines the various Distin projects as the main reason why brass bands of today are established in their current ...
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 457-460) and index.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781443865968 (electronic bk.)
1443865966 (electronic bk.)
1322056919
9781322056913
9781443842402
OCLC # 887508402
Additional Format Print version: Farr, Ray. Distin Legacy : The Rise of the Brass Band in 19th-Century Britain. Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, ©2013 9781443842402


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