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Blowing My Own Trumpet. Memoirs of a Yorkshire Bandsman, Casson, Colin
1 Casson, Colin Blowing My Own Trumpet. Memoirs of a Yorkshire Bandsman
Tempus 2008 075244719X / 9780752447193 Paperback Fine 
96pp. Memories of childhood and early days in the Black Dyke Mills Band to trooping the colour with the Irish Guards and his debut with Geraldo, this collection of tales from Haworth musician Colin Casson takes the reader from Westminster Abbey to Northern Ireland, Europe, Australia and the Hollywood of the 1950s. A hugely successful career with British institutions such as the BBC Philharmonic and the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra (with whom he débuted Britten's War Requiem) followed. Illustrated with more than sixty photographs and filled with amusing anecdotes including how he came to record the theme tune for The Bridge Over The River Kwai 
Price: 5.00 GBP
 


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