Ensemble of the Golden Bough
The Ensemble of The Golden Bough is focused on documenting the nation’s unique tradition of brass playing, folk song and classical music. Based in London and made up of some of the most highly regarded brass musicians in the country, it will release its highly anticipated debut album and concert video ‘British Folk Music for Brass Ensemble: The Land Without Music Vol. 1’ in the Summer of 2021.
The LP presents works by Percy Grainger, John Foulds and Frank Bridge newly arranged for brass quintet as well as new commissions from Ryan Linham, Jonathan Heeley, and Rory Simmons. Philip Cobb, Principal Trumpet of the BBC Symphony and former Principal Trumpet of The London Symphony Orchestra, joins the ensemble as a guest soloist performing works by Benjamin Britten as well as new commissions for trumpet trio.