A group to discuss the development and repertoire of the wind band.
Gavin Holman deposited The works brass band – a historical directory of the industrial and corporate patronage and sponsorship of brass bands in the group Wind Band History on Humanities Commons 1 month, 2 weeks ago
From the earliest days of brass bands in the British Isles, they have been supported at various times and to differing extents by businesses and their owners. In some cases this support has been purely philanthropic, but there was usually a quid pro quo involved where the sponsor received benefits – e.g. advertising, income from band e…[Read more]
(v9 – August 2019) [c. 6,740 entries] A comprehensive list of books, articles, theses and other material covering the brass band movement, its history, instruments and musicology; together with other related topics
A Horta tornou-se numa cidade portuária central às rotas comerciais do Atlântico durante o século XIX, acentuando-se esta posição estratégica com a construção do porto artificial durante a segunda metade de oitocentos. Estes melhoramentos permitiram um desenvolvimento na prestação de serviços aos navios que atravessavam o Oceano Atlântico,…[Read more]