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British Band Classics

Lance Cpl. Damon McLean
U.S Marine Band drum major saluting during a parade in Washington, D.C. in 2017.

In this episode, host Frank Byrne brings us a program of British Band Classics, all performed by the United States Marine Band. Enjoy the music of Gustav Holst and William Byrd (arranged by Gordon Jacob), plus the best-ever performance of Ralph Vaughan Williams' English Folk Song Suite.

Compositions and Recordings

Suite No. 1 in E Flat, Gustav Holst
Timothy Foley, United States Marine Band

William Byrd Suite, Gordon Jacob
Michael Colburn, United States Marine Band

English Folk Suite, Ralph Vaughan Williams
Dr. Frederick Fennell, United States Marine Band

Frank Byrne is the host of From the Archives on 91.9 Classical KC.
Leah Sosland is an intern for 91.9 Classical KC.