Monthly Archives: July 2013

Alliance City Band (Ohio)

Paul Hobe has written a history of the Alliance City Band. This paper describes much of the history of the band from its founding in 1858, before the Civil War, until its ending in 1992. The first section, which follows … Continue reading

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Cornet prize won by Joseph Hyde in 1861

Nickie Preston has a silver cornet in her family, owned by Joseph Hyde, her great, great grandfather. This was won at a contest at Peterborough in 1861 for the “best soprano or solo cornet player” in the competing bands. A … Continue reading

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Book: Music & the British Military

Music & the British Military in the Long Nineteenth Century A new book by Trevor Herbert and Helen Barlow, published by Oxford University Press – ISBN: 0199898316. The first book to explore the contribution made by the military to British … Continue reading

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