Time for Brass

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Time for Brass
Manx Radio logo for Time for Brass
Genre Brass Band Music
Running timeMondays, 9:00pm-10:00pm
Country of origin Isle of Man
Language(s) English
Home station Manx Radio
StarringIan Cottier
Created byIan Cottier
Original releaseSeptember 7, 1980
Audio formatFM and MW radio and online
Website http://www.manxradio.com/blog.aspx?blogid=14728

Time for Brass, is a long running radio programme broadcast on Manx Radio and features music ostensibly from British Brass bands. [1] The show is presented by Ian Cottier, a former headmaster at Douglas High School. First aired on September 7, 1980, the opening piece to feature on the programme was Prelude for an Occasion by Edward Gregson. [2]

Time for Brass features music from various brass bands ranging from early recordings to contemporary Brass Band Music. Also included on the playlist are recordings by Manx bands such as the Onchan Silver Band and Rushen Silver Band. [3]

The programme is transmitted on the station's 9:00pm – 10:00pm slot on Monday nights and is broadcast on FM and MW frequencies as well as world wide through the Manx Radio website.

Following transmission the edition is then available on the Manx Radio website to be listened to again for the following seven days. [4]

Whilst Manx Radio is a commercial radio station, Time for Brass is not interrupted by the playing of commercials.

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  1. ":: Manx Radio :: The Isle of Man's Premier Radio Station ::". Archived from the original on 10 April 2015. Retrieved 3 April 2015.
  2. https://www.manxradio.com/radioplayer/od/items/time-for-brass-4th-september/
  3. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 27 September 2007. Retrieved 27 September 2007.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  4. ":: Manx Radio :: The Isle of Man's Premier Radio Station ::". Archived from the original on 22 March 2015. Retrieved 17 December 2017.