Premières
Peter Bassano

Commissions and First Performances

Bassano as Trombonist

Peter Bassano

Peter Bassano - photo courtesy Conn Corporation

Ray Premru: Music for Three Trombones,
Tuba and Orchestra
~ Riccardo Muti/Philharmonia RFH/Equale Brass
David Bedford: For Tess ~ 1985
Herbert Chappell: Hollwood Portraits ~
1980 ~ Nimbus Records
James Ellis: Trying to Fathom the Paradox ~
1982 ~ Huddersfield Festival
Donald Fraser: Airs and Graces ~ 1984 ~
with Christopher
Logue and Dorothy Tutin ~ St Johns Smith Square
Ron Goodwin: Brass Quintet ~ 1986 ~ Beaford Arts Centre
Alan Gout: Edwardiana ~ 1988

Edward Gregson

Edward Gregson

Edward Gregson: Equale Dances ~ 1988 ~ BBC Radio 3
David Hellewell: Brass in Transit ~ 1979 ~ Purcell Room
Alun Hoddinott: Variations on Welsh Nursery Tunes ~ 1989 ~ Cardiff University
Kenneth V. Jones: Quinquifid ~ 1979 ~ Purcell Room
Wilfred Josephs: Brass Quintet ~ 1982 ~ Nottingham University
Norman Kay: Prelude and Capriccio ~ 1989 ~ Royal Albeert Hall
Gordon Langford: Brass Quintet ~ 1989 ~ Royal Albert Hall
George Lloyd: A Miniature Triptych ~ 1990 ~ Malvern Festival
Alain Louvier: Cinque Pieces ~ 1991 ~ Cheltenham Festival
Bo Nilsson: Quintet ~ 1992 ~ Lieksa Brass Week
Paul Patterson: Meantime ~ 1988 ~ BBC Radio 3

Equale Brass

Equale Brass

Andrew Powell: Concerto for Piano and Brass ~ 1989 ~ Cardiff University
Andrew Price-Jackman: Symphony for Brass ~ 1989 ~ Wisbech Music Club
Esa-Pekka Salonen: Sets ~ 1987 ~ BBC Radio 3
Edward Shipley: The Rite of Lucifuge ~ 1982 ~ Radio 3
Peter Skellern: Songs with brass ~ 1992 ~ Salisbury Festival

Equalisation

Tim Souster: Equalisation

Roger Smalley: Alkan Variations ~ 1991 ~ BBC Radio 3
Tim Souster: Equalisation for Brass and Live Electronics ~ Purcell Room/Nimbus Records
John Tavener: Trisagion ~ 1988 ~ Radio 3
John Wallace: Cornukopia ~ 1991 ~ Cheltenham Festival/Radio

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Click the family moth to hear Equale Brass playing Tim Souster's Equalisation

Bassano as Conductor

Chris Batchelor: Weasel Words and Winning Ways for Jazz Trumpet, Jazz Trombone and Band ~ Grimethorpe Colliery Band ~ 1999 ~ Royal College of Music
Simon Dobson: Four Britten Sketches ~ 2000 ~ RCM Brass Band
Simon Dobson: Fanfare for Peter ~ 2004 ~ RCM Brass Ensemble
Joseph Horovitz: Tuba Concerto ~ 1989 ~ James Gourlay/Besses o th' Barn Band ~ Nottingham Festival
Andrew Powell: Falstaff: Theme and Variations ~ 1998 ~ Grimethorpe Colliery Band ~ Cité de la musique, Paris

Tim Souster

Tim Souster

Tim Souster: Echoes for Band and Live Electronics ~ 1991 ~ Besses o th' Barn Band ~ BBC Radio 3
John Tavener: Trisagion ~ 2000 ~ Grimethorpe Colliery Band
Max Charles Davies: Trinity - Credo for 12 Horns and 4 Tubas ~ 2003 ~ RCM Brass Ensemble
Aaron Einbond: Floral Decorations for Bananas ~ 2003 ~ RCM Wind Ensemble
Gabriella Swallow: Spit ~ Brighouse and Rastrick Band ~ 2002 ~ Royal College of Music
Edmund Joliffe: Breeze ~ 2004 ~ Trinity College of Music Wind Orchestra ~ Blackheath Concert Hall
Esa-Pekka Salonen: Stockholm Diary ~ 2007 ~ Oxford University Sinfonietta ~ Jacqueline du Pré Music Building, Oxford ~ UK Première
Ivor Bonnici: Three Movements for Chamber Orchestra ~ 2007 ~ Oxford University Sinfonietta ~ Jacqueline du Pré Music Building, Oxford ~ World Première
Britta Bystrom: Rebellion in Greenery ~ 2011 ~ Oxford University Sinfonietta ~ Wesley Memorial Chapel, Oxford ~ UK Première
Sebastian Currier: Remix Greenery~ 2012 ~ Oxford University Sinfonietta ~ Holywell Music Room, Oxford ~ UK Première
Wilfred Heaton: Mediation on the Hymn Tune Aberystwyth Greenery ~ 2013 ~ City of Cambridge Band, Girton College, Cambridge ~ World Première
Robert Saxton: Sonata on a Theme of Orlando Gibbons ~ 2013 ~ City of Cambridge Band, Girton College, Cambridge ~ World Première


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Click the family moth to hear Bassano conducting the Grimethorpe Colliery Band performing Chris Batchelor's Weasel Words and Winning Ways with John Barclay (trumpet) and Richard Edwards (trombone)
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Or click this one to hear Bassano conducting the Royal College of Music Brass Band in the fourth of Simon Dobson's Four Britten Sketches