James Ord Hume - The March King
by Dr. Tim Thirst
Based on 6 years of research around the world, this expertly written book traces the story of one of the most important influences on brass and military bands. One of the best pieces of recent musicological research.
fascinating book, thoroughly recommended!"
International Military Music Society - Netherlands
of information in a very readable format, rigorously researched"
Lt. Col. S. J. Smith, Principal Director of Music (Army)
account of his life and music is long overdue"
Brass Band World
"interesting, well illustrated, with plenty of detail. Long overdue."
Australian Band Association of New South Wales
contribution to our knowledge"
International Military Music Society
well researched account"
book has made me very proud"
Phyllis Greggains, daughter of James Ord Hume
James Ord Hume
came from a poor background, but through determination became the most respected
brass and military band composer and adjudicator of the British Empire. Until
now his life and the influences on his music have remained hidden.
Prices including Post & Packing
SOFT BACK EDITION
United Kingdom: 15.95 GB Pounds
Europe: 20.95 GB Pounds
Any further information on James Ord Hume would be welcomed.
Please email Tim Thirst.
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