"the gross and scope of my opinion ..." Hamlet I,1.
Wednesday, October 30, 2013
THE SALVATION ARMY N E FELLOWSHIP BAND
SALVATION ARMY N E FELLOWSHIP BAND
for a fourth visit to Chelmsford Cathedral, this remarkable ensemble
[average age 71] brings years of experience and dedicated service to
their music-making. The packed aisles bore witness to their
time out, they began with a Salvationist favourite, The Liberator,
and ended with a clap-along Radetzky March.
showcases included Leroy Anderson's Buglers' Holiday, Purcell's
Fairest Isle for cornet and Chopin's Tristesse for Euphonium. And
there were nationalistic arrangements of Holst's Thaxted and
of the most enjoyable works was the less familiar Songs of the
Seasons, a depiction of the passing year through hymns and Gospel
Fellowship band was conducted by Bandmaster Ken Hillson.
are free concerts every Friday lunchtime in the Cathedral. Highlights
before the Christmas special on December 6 include the ever-popular
Forest School Big Band [November 8] and, on the day of Benjamin
Britten's centenary [November 22], Friday Afternoons, with the
Cathedral Choir and local children.