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sparke

(spɑːk)
n
a battle-axe
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There were magical, muted, eerie trumpet and harp in Philip Sparke's 'Dance Movements'.
Wreath laying The Bishop will then lay a wreath Heads of Service will lay their wreaths: Commander Philip Sparke VR RNR, Royal Navy; Brigadier R.
Wreath laying The Bishop will then lay a wreath Heads of Service will lay their wreaths Commander Philip Sparke VR RNR, Royal Navy; Brigadier R.
Paul (http://www.detroitcathedral.org/) Detroit, and the entire 2002 work, “Hymn of the Highlands” (http://www.philipsparke.com/Hymn of the Highlands BB.htm) by London composer Philip Sparke (http://www.philipsparke.com/biography.htm).
Lindley Band shone in Rodney Newton's lively arrangement of Gaudete and Philip Sparke's setting of The Christmas Song.
They performed Fanfare for St Cecilia by Philip Sparke and the epic Legends of the Bear by Welsh composer Gareth Wood at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama.
"It's our centenary and our programme will see the premiere of a specially composed piece called Gold Centenniel Salute by Philip Sparke. It would be great to win the competition."
The Sage Gateshead's youth wind orchestra play a varied programme including A Lindisfarne Rhapsody for flute and wind orchestra by Philip Sparke with Northern Sinfonia's principal flute, Juliette Bausor, taking the solo role.
"To open the concert, we have another commission, a fanfare by Philip Sparke that will get the festival off to a real bang - two world premieres on the one evening."
Under the direction of Flight Lieutenant GJBain, the band will play arrangements including Walton's Crown Imperial, the Jubilee Overture by Philip Sparke and music from Riverdance.
The youth band won their silver award in the intermediate section for their 20-minute music programme which included the set test piece 'Prizewinners' by Philip Sparke.
"Our repertoire was firmly based on original compositions for wind orchestra by British composers - David Bedford, Philip Sparke, Gustav Holst, Philip Wilby, Guy Woolfenden and others in the first instance and to this day we still advance that intention.