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Author Farr, Ray.

Title The Distin Legacy : the Rise of the Brass Band in 19th-Century Britain
Published Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2013
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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
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 .
Notes Selected bibliographyindex
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 457-460) and index
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Subject Distin family.
Distin Family Brass Ensemble
Band musicians -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Brass band music -- History and criticism.
Brass bands -- Great Britain -- 19th century.
Music publishers -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Musical instrument makers -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Genre/Form History.
Biographies.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1322056919
1443865966 (electronic bk.)
9781322056913
9781443865968 (electronic bk.)