Programme Note

This short work for brass band was written specially for a concert to celebrate the 80th birthday of Harry Mortimer, one of the great figures in the world of brass bands. Not surprisingly, it references the well-known song Happy Birthday Song, in an up-tempo, Latin-American-inspired style.

Written: 1982

brass band

Genre: Brass Band

Publisher: Morthanveld Music Publishing

Duration: 2'

First Performance: 1982
Free Trade Hall, Manchester, UK
Fodens Band, Howard Snell (conductor)