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World of Bands
Presented by Russ Boon

World of Bands is broadcast on Wednesdays on Casey Radio - 97.7FM, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Wednesdays, 9am - 12pm, and over night 00:05 - 03:00 Australian Eastern Standard Time.

Times for Europe, USA, Japan and New Zealand can be found are on the WoB home page:

Requests and comments are welcome via email - Donations of CDs for broadcast are welcome.

Further details available at the WoB website:

Listing for Wednesday 17th December 2014

  1. Waltzing Matilda (Lloyd) - The Admiral's Own Big Band of the Royal Australian Navy (Australia)
  2. Jubilee Overture (Sparke) - Tokyo Kosei Wind Orchestra (Japan)
  3. Covington Square (Swearingen) & Hounds of Spring (Reed) Tokyo Kosei
  4. And the Multitude (Hosay) - Tokyo Kosei
  5. Raiders of the Lost Ark (Williams/Sykes) & Hungarian Melodies (V.Bach/Kerwin) Cornet solo - Graham McCulloch with Brighouse & Rastrick Band (England)
  6. My Heart will Go On (Dion) & So Deep is the Night (Chopin/Baker) Euphonium Solo - Mike Kilroy with Brighouse & Rastrick Band
  7. Diamond Heritage (Barry) - Brighouse & Rastrick Band
  8. Trumpet Concerto in Eb Major (Neruda/Bough)  - Erica Bough with Northern Illinois Wind Symphony (USA)
  9. Believe Me if all those endearing Young Charms (Mantia/Bough) Tub solo - Thomas Bough with the Northern Illinois Wind Symphony
  10. Alea Iacta Est (Forsyth) - Sydney Studio Brass Band (Australia)
  11. Joy Spring (Brown) Trumpet duet - Rex Richardson & Rick Kelly with the Brass band of Battle Creek (USA)
  12. Carnival of Venice (arr. Robertson) Double Euphonium duet  - Steven Mead, Gail Robertson, Matt Thompson & Demondrae Thurman with the Brass band of Battle Creek
  13. Theme from Superman the Movie (Williams) - Brass band of Battle Creek

Listing for Wednesday 24th December 2014 (Final "World of Bands" from Casey Radio)

  1. Christmas Fanfare (Richards) & Oxford Intrada (de Haan) - Breeze Brass band (Japan)
  2. Silent Night (Gruber), Ding Dong Merrily on High (arr. Newsom) & Mid-winter (Holst/Bulla) - Breeze Brass Band
  3. First Noel, Stars are Shining &  Away in a Manger - Melbourne Brass Quintet (Australia)
  4. Christmas Countdown Narrated by Frank Kelly - Humour in the 12 days of Christmas (Ireland)
  5. Jingle Bells (arr. Ashmore) - St Mary's Band Club Band (Australia)
  6. Good King Wenceslas, God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, We Three Kings, O Holy Night, Once in Royal David's City (Kenton/ Carmichael) - Boston Brass with Brass All Stars (USA)
  7. Christmas Curtain Raiser (Hastings), Sleigh Ride (Anderson) Carol of the Drum (Higgins), Sweet was the Song (Bailey) - Royal Australian Navy Band (Australia)
  8. God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen & Adeste Fideles - Royal Australian Navy Band
  9. We three Kings Swing (Bizet/Himes) Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas (arr. Freeh) & Away in a Manger (arr. Banks) (Tenor horn solos) - William Rushworth with the Brass Band of Battle Creek (USA)
  10. Russian Christmas Music (Reed/Leppla) - Brass Band of Battle Creek
  11. Frosty The Snowman (Nelson & Rollins/Smith), The Christmas Song (Torme/Sparke) - Brass band of Battle Creek
  12. It's the Most Wonderful time of the Year (arr.Blaylock)  Vocal Paige Wroble Hark the Herald Angels featuring Jeff Martin trombone & Rich Sigler Trumpet - U.S.A.F's  Airmen of Note (USA)
  13. O Tannenbaum (arr. Sigler & Featuring)  Kevin Burns ,Trumpet Tedd Baker, tenor Sax  
  14. Christmas is coming & Christmas time is here (Guaraldi/Ridenour), Bach's Bells (Coletti) - Chris Coletti with Canadian Brass (Canada)
  15. The Angel Choir and the Trumpeter (adapted Coletti) played by Caleb Hudson & Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer (Marks/Henderson) - Canadian Brass
  16. Silent Night (2)  (Sharman) - World of Brass Ensemble (UK)