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2015 - additions to IBEW

Brass Bands
London Metropolitan Brass
Cove Brass
Brass Band München
Ashton Under Lyne Brass Band
Bayside Brass
Birchwood Band
Brass Band Fellows
Brass Band Musicalis Algrange
Breage & District Silver Band
Bristol Veterans Brass
Carlton Brass Training Band
Creetown Silver Band
Cyprus Brass Band
Droylsden St John's Castle Band
Dublin Silver Band
Eversden Brass Band
Exhall Church Band
Fillmore Philharmonic Brass
Hawes Silver Band
Holsworthy Town Band
Houghton Brass Band
Huthwaite Silver Prize Band
Ireland Colliery Brass Band
Jubilee Brass (Oxford) Band
Laira Youth Band
Lakenheath Silver Band
Leopard Coachlines Canterbury Brass
Letterbreen Silver Band
Luton Band
Markham Main Colliery Band
Mendip Brass Band
Newmarket Town Brass Band
Pikes Peak Brass Band
People's Mission Silver Band
Reading Central Band
Roche Brass
St Fachtna's Silver Band
St Mary's Silver Band
Wellington (Telford) Brass Band
Musselburgh and Fisherrow Trades Band
Kettering Town Silver Band
Oddfellows Band
Pembroke Borough Silver Band
South West Comms Band
Ammanford Town Silver Band
Silver Sounds Band
Eowyn Brassband
Aura Brass Band
Ostrobothnia Brass Band
North Ashton Brass Band
Loch Garman Band
Bakewell Silver Band
Banovallum Brass
Whyalla Community Brass Band
Brass Band Arquebuse
B3 Brass Band Büchlberg
Mbales Schools Brass Band
St Agnes Silver Band
St Keverne Band
Stamford Brass
Lakenheath Silver Band
Thornsett Band
Thorpe Hesley Brass Band
South and Mid Wales Fellowship Band
Mission Peak Brass Band
Brass Ensembles
Oldland Brass Ensemble
Wind, Concert & Marching Bands
Ashland City Band
Comets Performance Ensemble
Surrey Police Band
Westerly Showband
Association of Brass Band Adjudicators
BandMusic PDF Library
Brass Bands in Ireland
Canterbury Provincial Brass Band Association
Vintage Concert Programmes
Irish Association of Brass and Concert Bands
Jessica Tredrea
National Brass Australia
Northern Ireland Brass Bands
Northern Regional Brass Band Trust
Salvation Army Sheet Music
West Kensington Music Team
Books and Publications
Holman, Gavin - The Brass Band Bibliography - 3rd edition, November 2014. Available from - https://www.academia.edu/9120273/The_Brass_Band_Bibliography
Acevedi-Rodrigo, Ariadna - Playing the Tune of Citizenship: Indian Brass Bands in the Sierra Norte de Puebla, Mexico, 1876-1911 - Bulletin of Latin American Research - Vol. 27, no. 2, 2008, pp. 255-272
Anon - Official History of the Band of the Royal Regiment of New Zealand Artillery northern military district - Auckland, New Zealand, 1964
Anon - Sale Brass Band: a brief history of the band circa 1849 to 1999
Anon - Brass & Woodwinds Responsible repertoire choices for band - Teaching Music - Vol 21 (5), 2014, pp.50
Anon - Brief history of Flixton Band 1889-2000 - Flixton Silver Band Spring Newsletter
Ashton, Teddy - Tum Fowt Sketches No. 30: Formin a Brass Band at Tum Fowt - Pendlebury & Sons Ltd, Bolton
Austin, C. G. - Early history of music in Queensland - Journal of the Royal Historical Society of Queensland, Vol. 6, no. 4 (1962), pp.1052-1067
Banks, Jy-Perry - Voices of the Australian Tuba: A consideration of factors influencing it changing sound and musical status, M. Mus. Thesis, Sydney Conservatorium of Music, University of Sydney, 2013
Bentley, John I.; Bond, Bernard; Gill, Mike - Ingleton Colliery Band, in Ingleton Coalfield Bernard - Northern Mine Research Society Monograph, British Mining No. 76, 2005, pp.113. ISSN 0308 2199. ISBN-13: 978-0-901450-58-6
Broadberry, Gilden R. - Music in Chautauqua County - New York History, Vol. 16, No. 1 (January 1935), pp. 75-83
Burford, Cary Clive - We're loyal to you, Illinois: the story of the University of Illinois bands under Albert Austin Harding for 43 years, superimposed upon glimpses of university history during the half-century of Harding leadership on campus - The Interstate, Danville, Illinois, 1952
Cavitt, Mary Ellen - Factors influencing participation in community bands - Journal of Band Research - 41(1) (Fall, 2005), pp.42
Chilton, John - A Jazz Nursery: The Story of the Jenkins' Orphanage Bands - Bloomsbury, 1980. ISBN: 095012902x
Coffman, D. - Banding together: New horizons in lifelong music making - Journal of Aging and Identity, 7(2), 2002. pp.133-143
Coffman, Don D. - Voices of experience: Interviews of adult community band members in Launceston, Tasmania, Australia - International Journal of Community Music, 23(1) (2006), pp.37-47
Cranson, R. Todd - The Humbolt Brass Band: an early history and critical edition of a post-Civil War amateur town band and its part books - A. Mus. D thesis, University of Illinois, 2015
Croall, Barbara - Drumming the Heartbeat - how indigenous peoples of North America have continued to shape the Brass Band genre - a topic introduction and study guide for teachers and high school students
De Keyser, Ignace - The Paradigm of Industrial Thinking in Brass Instrument Making during the Nineteenth Century - Historic Brass Society Journal, 2003
Demaine, Robert - Individual and institution in the musical life of Leeds 1900-1914 - PhD Thesis, University of York, 2000
Dixon, Gavin - Farewell to the Kidshifter: the Decline of the G Bass Trombone in the UK 1950 - 1980 - The Historic Brass Society Journal - Volume 22 (2010), pp.75-89
Druesedow, John E. - Music of the Civil War Era: A Discography - Notes, Volume 60, Number 1, September 2003, pp. 240-254
Earhart, Will & Wagner, Samuel & Vincen, Charles - The Brass Band and How to Write for It - Music Supervisors' Journal, Vol. 12, no. 5, 1926
Evans, Andrew - Playing On: John York and the Sydney Brass Musical Instrument Factory - Sydney Journal, Vol 4, No 1 (2013)
Fassaert, R. R. H. - Harmonie en dynamiek: vrijetijdsbesteding in verenigingsverband: een verkenning met de blaasmuziekvereniging als illustratie -Vrijetijd en Samenleving, 1989 Vol. 7 No. 1 pp. 7-23
Flowers, Jackie - More Fun than You can Throw a Baton at: Information Transfer and a Community Concert Band Conductor - Faculty of Information Quarterly, 3, no. 2 (2011), pp.7-14
Fonder, Mark - Band Lessons by Mail: A Look at Musical Correspondence Schools of the Early Twentieth Century - The Bulletin of Historical Research in Music Education, Vol. 13, No. 1 (January 1992), pp. 1-7
Fonder, Mark - Discover Your Band or Orchestra's Roots - Music Educators Journal, September 1990 vol. 77 no. 1 pp.40-45
Frye, Joseph William - A Biographical Study of the Trombone Soloists of the John Philip Sousa Band: 1892-1931, D. Mus. Thesis, Florida State University, 2007
Glavicic, Ante - The Brass Band of Senj - Senjski zbornik, Vol.24 No.1 Prosinac 1997
Godin, Judith - L'Harmonie de Sherbrooke (1884-1935) - Les Cahiers de la Société Québécoise de Recherche en Musique - Vol. 5, Nos. 1-2, pp. 61-74
Groulx, Timothy J. - American Influences on Japanese Bands - Music Education Research International, Volume 3, 2009, pp. 1-12
Groulx, Timothy J. - American Influences on Japanese Bands - Music Education Research International - Volume 3, 2009, pp.1-12
Guillen, I; Llopis, A; Uris, A - Adequate Reverberation Time for Brass Band Auditoriums - International Journal of Acoustics and Vibration, Vol. 7 (2), 2002, pp.115-118
Harper, Philip - Bold and Brassy - BBC Music Magazine - June 2015, pp. 50-52
Hartz, Jason Michael - The Community Band in Appalachia - Appalachian Studies Association Conference, "Many Mountains, Many Musics", 28 March 2015
Hash, Phillip M. - How to Grow a Thousand Dollar Band: History of the Joliet Grade School Band, 1913-1927 - Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society, Vol. 95, No. 4 (Winter, 2002/2003), pp. 391-413
Holley, T.F. - Characters Associated with Dowlais Silver Band - Merthyr Historian - Vol. 21 (2009). ISBN: 0954420160
Holley, T.F. - Formation of the South Wales and Monmouthshire Brass Bands Association, 1891 - Merthyr Historian - Vol. 26 (2014). ISBN: 978 0992981006
Holley, T.F. - The Troedyrhiw Town Silver Band - Merthyr Historian - Vol. 18 (2005). ISBN: 0954420144
Horne, Nigel - The past and future of brass bands
Johnstone, Jennifer - A Southern Italian Band Tradition Lives in Northeastern Ohio: Michael Lucente and the Lowellville Mount Carmel Band - Journal of Band Research, Vol. 46, No. 2, Spring 2011
Kelly, B.C. and Small, M.A - Bugle resounding: Music and musicians of the Civil War era - University of Missouri Press, Columbia, Missouri, 2004
Keough, Sara Beth - The geography of community bands in Virginia - Dissertation, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 2003
Knight, Ellen - Music in Winchester, Massachusetts: A Community Portrait, 1830-1925 - American Music, Vol. 11, No. 3 (Autumn, 1993), pp. 263-282
Knolle, Kee - Sioux City's Special Brass Band: An Instrumental Program for the Mentally Retarded - Music Educators Journal, Vol. 60, no. 2, 1973
Kostagiolas, Petros A.; Lavranos, Charilaos; Korfiatis, Nikolaos; Papadatos, Joseph and Papavlasopoulos, Sozon - Music, musicians and information seeking behaviour: A case study on a community concert band - Journal of Documentation - Vol. 71(1), 2015, pp. 3-24
Lang, Larry H. - Music And War How Music Has Helped Win America's Wars - Biblioscholar, USA, 2012. ISBN: 9781288369843
Lawless, Allen R. - 298th Army Band: A History - ISBN: 9780692259382
Lewis, Joseph M. - The Development of Civil War Brass Band Instruments into Modern-Day Brass Band Instruments with a Related Teaching Unit For a High School General Music Course - Thesis, Bowling Green State University, 2015
Liao, Yvonne - Trying to listen to the music: The Soundsphere of the Shanghai Municipal Brass Band, 1930-1942, in Listening to Music: People, Practices and Experiences - Conference - Royal College of Music, October 2015
Lingard, J - A discussion of Norman Bearcroft's 'Song of Exultation' as an example of The Salvation Army 'Selection' - Honours thesis, University of Tasmania, 1999
Lush, Paige - Music in the Chautauqua Movement: From 1874 to the 1930s - McFarland & Co Inc, Jefferson, NC, USA, 2013. ISBN: 9780786473151
Manjerovic, Maureen and Budds, Michael J. - More than a Drummer Boy's War: A Historical View of Musicians in the American Civil War - College Music Symposium, Vol. 42, (2002), pp. 118-130
Mantie, Roger - A Preliminary Study of Community Bands in Ontario - Canadian Winds, Spring 2009, pp. 59-62
Mantie, Roger - A Study of Community Band Participants: Implications for Music Education, in Bulletin of the Council for Research in Music Education - No. 191 (Winter 2012), pp.21-43
Martin, Michael D. - Band Schools of the United States: A Historical Overview - Journal of Historical Research in Music Education, Vol. 21, No. 1 (Oct 1999), pp. 41-61
Matthews, Ken - History of NFBB (New Forest Brass Band) - ISBN: 9781780359458
Matthews,Ken - History of NFBB: the story of a brass band from Marchwood Brass (1977) to New Forest Brass (2013) - Fastprint Publishing, Peterborough, England, 2014. ISBN 978 1780359458
Mazzola, Sandy Raymond - When Music is Labor: Chicago Bands and Orchestras and the Origins of the Chicago Federation of Musicians, 1880-1902 - PhD Thesis, Northern Illinois University, 1984
Mellor, J. - Music in the park: C. F. Thiele, father of Canadian band music - Melco History Series, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, 1998
Neylan, S. and M. Meyer - Here Comes the Band!: Cultural Collaboration, Connective Traditions, and Aboriginal Brass Bands on British Columbia's North Coast, 1875-1964 - BC Studies, No. 152, Winter 2006/07, pp. 35-66
Nichols, Jeananne - Living History Pioneering Bandswomen of the United States Air Force - Music Educators Journal Vol. 101, no. 3, 2015, pp. 55-62
Oldham, Ralph - Ludlow Town Band - Shropshire Magazine, December 1984, p.51
Ortner, Eric - The Cornet and its Civil War Virtuoso Patrick Gilmore - The Civil War Courier, 1999
Pease, Andrew Donald - An Annotated Bibliography of Symphonies for Wind Band - PhD thesis Arizona State University, 2015
Penridge, Helen - Echoes of home: Park music culture in colonial Brisbane - Queensland History Journal, Vol. 22, No. 6, Aug 2014, pp.468-479
Peucker, Paul - The Role and Development of Brass Music in the Moravian Church, in: The Music of the Moravian Church in America (edited by Nola Reed Knouse) - Chapter 6, pp. 169-188. University Rochester Press, 2008
Pogacnik, Aljaž - Drobne zanimivosti o jeseniških pihalnih godbah med obema vojnama (The brass bands activities during the interwar period in Jesenice) - Partiture Spomina - (ur. Stefanija Muhar), Jesenice, 2014, pp. 28-32
Pope, Sandra - Frank Wright and the Brass Bands of Australia - Australian Historical Association Conference 2013, Wollongong, "Mobilities and Mobilisations"
Reinhart, Carole Dawn - Women Brass Musicians - Historical Documentation and the Influence of the International Women's Brass Conference on their Profession - PhD Thesis, University of Vienna, 2009. Available from the IWBC - www.myiwbc.org
Richardson, Peter - Military music in the colony of New South Wales, 1788-1850 - Musicology Australia, Volume 1, Issue 1, 1964, pp. 5-9
Ruddick, J.L. - Hints On Practical Arranging for Brass and Military Band - Music Educators Journal , vol. 31, no. 1, 1944, pp. 48-48
Russell, Dave - Popular musical culture and popular politics in the Yorkshire textile districts, 1880-1914 - in Leisure in Britain 1780-1939, (ed. Walton, J. K.; Walvin, J.) pp. 99-116, 1983. ISBN: 0-7190-0912-X
Schardein, James L. - The Legendary Sousa Band: 40 years from Plainfield to Atlantic City 1892-1931 - Outskirts Press, USA, 2009. ISBN: 9781432741051
Schwartz, Richard I. - The African American Contribution to the Cornet of the Nineteenth Century: Some Long-Lost Names - Historic Brass Society Journal, 2000
Sheldon, Deborah A. - The Illinois School for the Deaf Band: A Historical Perspective - Journal of Research in Music Education - Winter 1997 vol. 45 no. 4, pp.580-600
Shercliff, W.H. - Sounding Brass, in It Happened Round Manchester: Entertainments - University of London Press, 1968, pp. 31-33
Sidmouth Town Band - Sidmouth Town Band: Celebrating 150 Years 1862 - 2012
Smith, Bryant - The Unique Contributions of Brass Bands in Nineteenth-Century Mormon Culture and Worship - Journal of Band Research - Vol. 50, No. 2, Spring 2015, pp.54
Smith, David J., and Richard Blundel - Improvisation and entrepreneurial bricolage versus rationalisation: A case-based analysis of contrasting responses to economic instability in the UK brass musical instruments industry - Journal of General Management Vol. 40, no. 1, 2014, pp. 53-78
Smith, S.J. - Beyond geography's visible worlds: A cultural politics of music - Progress in Human Geography - 21(4) pp. 502-509
Talusan, Mary - Music, Race, and Imperialism: The Philippine Constabulary Band at the 1904 St. Louis World's Fair - Philippine Studies, Vol. 52, No. 4, (2004), pp. 499-526
Taylor, Dennis - The music of Eric Ball (1903-1989) a complete catalogue, with a commentary on his life and work - MMus thesis, University of Durham, 1994
Thaller, G. P. - The community contributions, recruitment, and retention practices of select adult community bands in eastern Massachusetts - Thesis, University of Cincinnati, 1999
Trepp, John Merlin - Music at St. Ignatius Mission, 1854-1900 - MMEd Thesis, University of Montana, 1966
Waites, Bernard - Brass Bands - Popular Music, vol. 1, 1981
Warfield, Patrick - Making the March King: John Philip Sousa's Washington Years 1854-1893 - University of Illinois Press, USA, 2013. ISBN: 9780252037795
Warnock, Emery - Never Empty the Spit Valve on Yourself - and other life lessons learned in middle school band - Westbow Press, Nashville, TN, USA, 2012. ISBN: 9781449761196
Whan, Michael - The Development of Brass Bands in Northern Ireland - Dissertation, 2014
Wilkinson, Andrew Morley - The social and cultural history of Black Dyke Mills Band c.1900-c.1970 : change and continuity in the life of a leading brass band - Thesis, Leeds Beckett University, 2013
Williams, Frederick P - The Times As Reflected In The Victor Black-Label Military Band Recordings From 1900 to 1927, part 1 - Association For Recorded Sound Collections Journal, Vol. 4(1), 1972, pp.33-46
Williams, Frederick P - The Times As Reflected In The Victor Black-Label Military Band Recordings From 1900 to 1927, part 2 - Association For Recorded Sound Collections Journal, Vol. 8(1), 1976, pp.4-14
Williams, Frederick P - The Times As Reflected In The Victor Black-Label Military Band Recordings From 1900 to 1930, part 3 - Association For Recorded Sound Collections Journal, Vol. 13(3), 1981, pp.21-59
Wolfendale, Susan M. - The Band On The Prom - The Llandudno Town Band - Gwasg Carreg Gwalch, Pwllheli, 2015. ISBN: 9781845242343