Greetings Prelude


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.

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Work Details


First Performance

  • Date: 1982
  • Venue: Free Trade Hall, Manchester, UK
  • Performers:
    Fodens Band Howard Snell (conductor)