Jóhann Jóhannsson ‘Flight From the City’: A Loving Tribute

Jóhann Jóhannsson: Flight from the City Context  After studying Languages and Literature at university, Jóhannsson began playing guitar in Icelandic Indie-Rock bands. This lasted for a short time before he began being seriously interested in creating minimalist music, and ambient structures for classical instruments. Jóhannsson worked for many years on creating a sound world Read more…

Goff Richards ‘Oceans’: New Adventures

Goff Richards: Oceans Context Commissioned from the West of England Bandsmen’s Festival in 1984, Goff Richards’ Oceans was premiered at the 60th Anniversary Festival of the Bugle Contest in Cornwall. A highly descriptive and challenging piece, Oceans has interestingly been used as a set test piece for the Championship, First Read more…