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On Tour (1989)

On Tour (1989)

On Tour (1989)

Commemorative recording for the National Capital Band’s tour of New Zealand and Australia in 1989. This three-week tour was the first extended international travel by the band since 1974.

All tracks conducted by Bandmaster Stephen Bulla, except track 7 conducted by Deputy Bandmaster Robert C. Schramm. Recorded in the Alexandria Citadel (Virginia) Corps hall, 3 – 4 March 1989.

  • Cover Design: Phil Ovuka
  • Engineer: Ted Marshall
  • Photo Layout: David Church
  • Program Notes: Stephen Bulla

Tracks

1 National Fanfare (James Curnow) 2:06
2 The Salvationist (Erik Silfverberg) 3:32
3 Introduction and Allegro Spiritoso (Senaille, arr. Robert C. Schramm & William Himes) Eric Alexander, trombone soloist 3:38
4 Infinite Grace (Paul Kellner) 2:52
5 Heavenbound – Movement II (Stephen Bulla) Robert Goodier, cornet soloist 3:41
6 Rhapsody on St. Denio (James Cheyne) 4:24
7 Handel in the Strand (Percy Grainger, arr. Robert C. Schramm) Stephen Bulla, piano soloist 4:16
8 My Shepherd (Brenton Broadstock) Trombone Feature 3:56
  Crowns of the Spirit (Stephen Bulla)
9       I. Crown of Faith 2:47
10       II. Crown of Thorns 4:44
11       III. Crown of Victory 4:08
12 Jubilation (Terry Camsey) 2:26

Songs from the States (1988)

Conducted by Stephen Bulla.

Tracks

1 The Southern Spirit (James Curnow) 3:22
2 Lord of the Dance (Ray Steadman-Allen) 2:06
3 Call of the Seasons (Philip Catelinet) Steve Kellner, euphonium soloist 9:56
4 The Lord’s Prayer (Malotte, arr. William Gordon) 2:53
5 Praise God in His Temple (Brian Hogg) 5:41
6 Dalarö (Edward Gregson) 2:55
7 March Fantasia (Eric Alexander) 8:18
8 To Win the World – Double Trio (Stephen Bulla) Robert Goodier, Ken Luyk, Campbell Robinson – cornets
Eric Alexander, Patrick Morris, Howard Hastings – trombones
5:05
9 Filled by the Spirit (James Curnow) 3:40
  Songs from the States (James Curnow)
10       Jimmy Crack Corn 3:17
11       Erie Canal 2:59
12       Aura Lee 4:13
13       Bound for the Promised Land 4:34

Premier Brass (1987)

Premier Brass (1987)

Premier Brass (1987)

The first recording made by the National Capital Band under the baton of Bandmaster Stephen Bulla. Produced on cassette only.

Tracks

A 1 Fanfare Prelude on “A Mighty Fortress” (Eric Alexander)  
A 2 Victory for Me (Wilfred Heaton)  
A 3 Spirit of Freedom (William Himes)  
A 4 Thine Alone (James Curnow) Horn Feature
A 5 Crossroad (Stephen Bulla) Robert Goodier, cornet soloist
A 6 Constant Companion (Lloyd Reslow)  
B 1 Hillcrest (Bruce Broughton)  
B 2 Concertino for Band and Trombone (Erik Leidzén) Eric Alexander, trombone soloist
B 3 Amidst His Love (Stephen Bulla)  
B 4 Themes from the Fifth Symphony (Franz Schubert, arr. Brian Bowen)  
B 5 Postlude Pastorale (Robert C. Schramm)