Brass Roots
Last updated: 17.12.19
Printed: 1997 Author: Roy Newsome
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing Company ISBN: 1859281680
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A Hundred Years of Brass Bands and Their Music: 1836-1936
Hardcover 240 pages (November 1997), usually ships within 1-2 weeks.
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Surveys the 100 years in which bands flourished in Britain, examining their origins in the village bands of the 19th century, the culture of banding competitions that developed and the manner in which this fostered the growth and success of bands. Charts the impact of social and economic change on a