Esprit de Corps

Esprit de Corps

The title of this magnificent CD, the Band's fifth album, comes from the first track, a stirring tribute march written for the US Marine Corps. But it was also inspired by the compositions of four Royal Marines Directors of Music performed here, the essence of Royal Marines quality (they are Lt Cols Sir Vivian Dunn and Paul Neville, Maj F J Ricketts (Kenneth Alford) and Capt Ray Woodfield). The tracks are:
1. Esprit de Corps - Jager
2. The Music Makers - Reed
3. Soldiers of the Sea - Dunn
4. The Beatles, Echoes of an Era - arr Higgins
5. Belle of the Ball - Anderson
6. The Olympic Spirit - Williams arr Curnow
7. Bricusse and Newley on Broadway - arr Barker
8. Sword of Honour - Neville
9. Clarinet Candy - Anderson
10. The Rakes of Mallow - Anderson
11. Sparks - Alford
Xylophone: Derek Vickers
12. West Side Story - Bernstein arr Naohiro Iwai
13. Gabriel's Oboe - Morricone
Oboe: David Smart
14. Galop - Bird ed. Styler
15. The Mad Major - Alford
16. Russian Sailors' Dance - Gliere trans. Leidzen
17. Happy Hornblower! - Woodfield
Trumpet - Jon Yates
18. Knightsbridge March - Coates

Total running time 79 mins

£12- incl p&p worldwide