Performances 1978

Friday January 27th 1978, 2.30pm
Town Hall, Birmingham
Birmingham Polytechnic Awards Ceremony 
Andrew Downes: Fanfare for a Ceremony
Birmingham School of Music Brass Ensemble
Director Frank Downes


Wednesday February 15th 1978, 1.05pm
Concert Hall, Royal Northern College of Music
Andrew Downes: Prelude, Fanfare and Postlude for Organ
Martin Schellenberg (organ)


Friday March 3rd 1978
Recital Hall, Birmingham School of Music
Andrew Downes: Sonata for 13 Brass Instruments
(World Premiere)
Birmingham School of Music Brass Ensemble
Director Frank Downes


Monday March 20th 1978, 7.30pm
St Columbia Church, Moseley, Birmingham
Andrew Downes: Lost Love (World Premiere)
The Musica Antiqua Soloists:
Catherine James (soprano)
Patricia Bird (recorder)
Jean Gubbins (viol da gamba)
David Walters (harpsichord)


Thursday March 23rd 1978, 1.10pm
Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery
Lunchtime Concert series.  Festival Season 1977-78
Andrew Downes: Lost Love
The Musica Antiqua Soloists:
Catherine James (soprano)
Patricia Bird (recorder)
Jean Gubbins (viol da gamba)
David Walters (harpsichord)


Saturday April 15th 1978, 2.30pm
Exeter Cathedral
Open University Graduation Ceremony 
Andrew Downes: Fanfare for a Ceremony
Birmingham School of Music Brass Ensemble
Director Frank Downes


Monday April 17th 1978, 7.45pm
St Paul's Church, Hockley, Birmingham
Andrew Downes: Prelude, Fanfare and Postlude for Organ
Martin Schellenberg (organ)


Saturday April 22nd 1978, 2.30pm
Civic Centre, Nottingham
Open University Graduation Ceremony 
Andrew Downes: Fanfare for a Ceremony
Birmingham School of Music Brass Ensemble
Director Frank Downes


Saturday April 29th 1978, 2.30pm
City Hall, Cardiff
Open University Graduation Ceremony 
Andrew Downes: Fanfare for a Ceremony
Birmingham School of Music Brass Ensemble
Director Donal Burrows



Wednesday May 3rd 1978, 7.30pm
Recital Hall, Birmingham Conservatoire
Andrew Downes: Piano Sonata No 1 (World Premiere)
Malcolm Wilson (piano)


Saturday May 6th 1978, 2.30pm
Civic Hall, Wolverhampton
Open University Graduation Ceremony 
Andrew Downes: Fanfare for a Ceremony
Birmingham School of Music Brass Ensemble
Director Frank Downes


Saturday May 13th 1978, 2.30pm
Civic Centre, Southampton
Open University Graduation Ceremony 
Andrew Downes: Fanfare for a Ceremony
Birmingham School of Music Brass Ensemble
Director Frank Downes


Saturday May 20th 1978, 2.30pm
Guildhall, Preston
Open University Graduation Ceremony 
Andrew Downes: Fanfare for a Ceremony
Birmingham School of Music Brass Ensemble
Director Frank Downes


Saturday May 27th 1978, 2.30pm
City Hall, Bradford
Open University Graduation Ceremony 
Andrew Downes: Fanfare for a Ceremony
Birmingham School of Music Brass Ensemble
Director Frank Downes


Saturday June 3rd 1978, 2.30pm
The Great Hall, Alexandra Palace, London
Open University Graduation Ceremony
Performance broadcast on BBC 2 Television 
Andrew Downes: Fanfare for a Ceremony
Birmingham School of Music Brass Ensemble
Director Frank Downes


Saturday June 10th 1978, 2.30pm
Town Hall, Tunbridge Wells
Open University Graduation Ceremony 
Andrew Downes: Fanfare for a Ceremony
Birmingham School of Music Brass Ensemble
Director Frank Downes


Saturday June 17th 1978, 2.30pm
City Hall, Newcastle upon Tyne
Open University Graduation Ceremony 
Andrew Downes: Fanfare for a Ceremony
Birmingham School of Music Brass Ensemble
Director Donald Burrows


Saturday June 24th 1978, 2.30pm
City Hall, Glasgow
Open University Graduation Ceremony 
Andrew Downes: Fanfare for a Ceremony
Birmingham School of Music Brass Ensemble
Director Donald Burrows


Saturday July 1st 1978, 2.30pm
City Hall, Belfast
Open University Graduation Ceremony 
Andrew Downes: Fanfare for a Ceremony
Birmingham School of Music Brass Ensemble
Director Frank Downes


Friday July 7th 1978, 6.30pm
Great Hall, Aston University, Birmingham
Birmingham School of Music Graduation Ceremony 
Andrew Downes: Fanfare for a Ceremony
Birmingham School of Music Brass Ensemble
Director Frank Downes


Wednesday July 19th 1978
Bridlington Priory, Yorkshire
Performance recorded for broadcast on BBC Radio 3
Andrew Downes: Prelude, Fanfare and Postlude for Organ
John Bishop (organ)


Saturday July 22nd 1978, 1pm
Holy Trinity Church, Bicton, Shropshire
At the Wedding of Graham Dennis Williams
and Karen Elizabeth Wilkinson Holt
Andrew Downes: Prelude Fanfare and Postlude for Organ
(Fanfare)
Played during the signing of the Register
Vincent H. Packford (organ)


Saturday July 22nd 1978
St Michael's Church, Boldmere, Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham
Andrew Downes: Prelude, Fanfare and Postlude for Organ
Martin Schellenberg (organ)


Monday August 28th 1978
All Saints Church, Worcester
Andrew Downes: Prelude, Fanfare and Postlude for Organ
Martin Schellenberg (organ)


Monday October 2nd 1978, 7.30pm
Centre for the Arts, Aston University
Andrew Downes: Lost Love
The Musica Antiqua Soloists:
Catherine James (soprano)
Patricia Bird (recorder)
Jean Gubbins (viol da gamba)
David Walters (harpsichord)


Friday November 24th 1978
Church of Saint James the Great, Blakedown, Worcestershire
Andrew Downes: Sonata for 13 Brass Instruments
Birmingham School of Music Brass Ensemble
Director Frank Downes


Wednesday December 27th 1978, 10.20am
Bridlington Priory, Yorkshire
BBC Radio 3 broadcast
Andrew Downes: Prelude, Fanfare and Postlude for Organ
John Bishop (organ)






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