In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- He said his proudest moment came when he conducted his brass band at the Queen Elizabeth Hall and was moved to tears by the beautiful playing.
- But one married couple from Bingley have a whole brass band repertoire.
- The five-strong gang of youths then fled into the nearby Cliffe Castle grounds, where families were enjoying a brass band concert.
- The ethos of an ancient city was irresistible and we talked about it all the way back to Halifax - when we weren't singing our brass band repertoire.
- The band is ‘basically a brass band supplemented with a rhythm section,’ she said.
- We were even treated to the melodious sound of a live brass band leading the carol singing.
- A Queensbury brass band's Christmas concerts could be threatened if they cannot find a replacement for their former leader.
- But how could a ten-man brass band dressed in gorgeous African robes fail to make an impact?
- Fairground organ ditties blaring from food stalls soon gave way to the doleful strains of a whiny brass band playing funeral music.
- Soon afterwards, he joined the local brass band, learning first the trombone, then the trumpet and cornet.
- In November, you can witness a concert in the English brass band tradition.
- Carols played by a brass band always provide a popular and evocative prelude to Christmas.
- But they didn't have any live music because members of the brass band were either at the wedding as family or as guests.
- I would have thought it would have been with an accompaniment of a full brass band, would it not, Mr Byrne?
- This sequence verges on comedy: it is accompanied by an awkward rendition of a Wagner tune by a military brass band.
- There was dancing, a brass band, a choir, poetry and speeches from dignitaries.
- He set up a wind band and then a brass band for his mature students and helped disabled groups in their musical productions.
- Almost every town has a marimba orchestra, which includes the accompaniment of a brass band.
- There were fewer adult choirs and the brass band category had to be scrapped due to a lack of support.
- One hears the strong link to the brass band marches of early New Orleans.
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