International Military Music Society UK (Founder) Branch

Trooping the Colour, 1864 - 2008

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 - Foreword by HRH The Duke of Edinburgh

A Century of Ceremonial - the principal events of the 20th Century including coronations, jubilees, state funerals and national celebrations.

The Great Annual Occasions - including Trooping the Colour, Lord Mayor's Show and Remembrance Sunday.

All at Sea! - Music in the Parks

The Concert Platform - Military Bands on the Air

The Royal Tournament

Tattoos and Pageants - Beating Retreat

196 pages including 100 photographs

The Founders CD  A CD especially recorded by the bands of all three services for the Silver Jubilee of the International Military Music Society.

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.

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