Trooping the Colour, 1864 -
Music Programmes from the Sovereign's Birthday Parades compiled by Colin Dean.
A thoroughly researched volume as one would expect from the Colin Dean stable, it also includes notes on personnel (Senior Director of Music etc.) and also brief notes on parades such as 'first use of SA80' or 'first time Kings Troop took part' etc. where appropriate.
A must for the library shelves of all those who enjoy the musical aspect of British ceremonial occasions, the book is priced at £12 and is available from IMMS UK.
Sound the Trumpets, Beat the Drums
A review of the outstanding contribution that military music made to the 20th Century
by Colin Dean and Gordon Turner -
A Century of Ceremonial -
The Great Annual Occasions -
All at Sea! -
The Concert Platform -
The Royal Tournament
Tattoos and Pageants -
196 pages including 100 photographs
Featuring The Band of HM Royal Marines Plymouth under Lt Col Richard Waterer, Principal Director of Music, Royal Marines;
The Central Band of the Royal Air Force under Wing Commander Robert Wiffin, Principal Director of Music, Royal Air Force and
the Band of the Royal Electrical Mechanical Engineers under Lt Col Geoffrey Kingston, Principal Director of Music, Army
this remarkable CD also has a short history of military music written and narrated by Richard Powell.