Bands and Music of the Household Division
Colin Dean, former Band Secretary, Irish Guards
SOVEREIGN'S BIRTHDAY PARADE - SNAPSHOTS OVER TWO CENTURIES
accounts of the bands, the music played and alterations since
1809 to the Sovereign's Birthday Parade
The Massed Bands
on Horse Guards Parade circa 1875
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The Band of The Coldstream Guards
A History 1685-2017
in May 2018
Gleeson's painstaking research has uncovered a
whole new picture of the band's formation and
development over the past 332 years.
+ £5 P&P [UK]
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of The Welsh Guards
2016 marks 100 years since the band's first
music historian Colin Dean is the author of a 293
page book celebrating the centenary. It looks at
the band's development, its uniforms, the places
it has visited, the music it has played and some
of the great occasions in which it took part.
importantly of all, it celebrates the ladies and
gentlemen who have served in the band and made it
synonomous with musical excellence for one
hundred years, taking the music of Wales around
the globe and making it so proudly part of our
available at £20 + p&p.
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Biography of Lieutenant Colonel C. H. Jaeger O.B.E.
An extensive illustrated biography
of the life, work and accomplishments of Colonel 'Jiggs'
Author: Colin Dean
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Trooping the Colour, 1864 - 2008
Music Programmes from the
Sovereign's Birthday Parades compiled by Colin Dean.
A thoroughly researched volume which also includes notes
on personnel (Senior Director of Music etc.) and also
brief notes on parades such as 'first use of SA80' or
'first time Kings Troop took part' etc. where
A must for the library shelves of
all those who enjoy the musical aspect of British
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