Trumpets of the Angels becomes CD of the Year

April 15, 2005

The recent recording of Edward Gregson’s ‘The Trumpets of the Angels’ has been named CD of the Year 2004 by Brass Band World and British Bandsman.

The CD, which has received rave reviews in both publications, is already enjoying huge success in terms of sales and further critical response.

You may purchase the CD from World of Brass at
www.worldofbrass.com

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Gregson Audio Clips Now Available

March 1, 2005

Almost an hours worth of audio clips are now available on Edward Gregson’s official site- www.edwardgregson.com. There are 68 clips ranging from his Six Little Piano Pieces to all three versions of his Tuba Concerto. This is by far the most substantial collection of audio clips of Gregson’s music anywhere on the net! To listen to the clips you can visit the listening booth where you can listen to all the clips in the same place. If you are browsing through the works, you can listen to them there also.

Currently the clips are available for Windows Media Player. Most …

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2005 RNCM Festival of Brass

December 20, 2004

At the start of his 60th birthday year, Edward Gregson is to be one of the featured composers at the 2005 RNCM Festival of Brass. From Friday 21 to Sunday 23 January, bands such as the Grimethorpe Colliery (UK Coal) Band, the Buy As You View Cory Band, the Fodens Richardson Band, the Brighouse and Rastrick Band, the International Staff Band of the Salvation Army, and the Black Dyke Band will play Gregson works spanning his whole composing career. Featured works include:

  • Connotations
  • Of Men and Mountains
  • Concerto for French Horn and Brass (soloist: Jeff Nelson)
  • Tuba Concerto (soloist: James
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Audio Samples & Work of the Day live

November 22, 2004

At last, more than 60 audio samples of Edward Gregson’s works are now available on the www.edwardgregson.com website. They are available either on the works page (look out for the speaker icon!) or on the listening booth page. All clips are in a streaming windows media player format so you may listen to the clips whether you have a dial-up or broadband connection. Most PCs come with Windows Media Player as standard and you can download a version for the Apple Mac format.…

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