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THE BAND OF THE ROYAL MILITARY COLLEGE. SANDHURST

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(By permission of Lt.-General B. D. Fisher ,
C.B., C.M.G., D.S.O.)
Conductor, T. Stenning (Soloist, Sergt. C. WILLIAMS )
The Band of the Royal Military College, Sandhurst, was formed in 1813, the number of players being fourteen. For the first fifty years of its existence it was organised and paid direct by the War Office, whilst other Army bands were purely regimental concerns.
The first bandmaster of whom there is any definite record was Thomas Sullivan , the father of Sir Arthur Sullivan , who first became acquainted with instruments and music under his father's tuition at
Sandhurst. The band, which today consists of the normal personnel of a military band, is honouring this connection today by opening its programme with two Sullivan excerpts.

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Unknown: General B. D. Fisher
Conductor: T. Stenning
Soloist: Sergt. C. Williams
Unknown: Thomas Sullivan
Unknown: Arthur Sullivan

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THE BAND OF THE ROYAL MILITARY COLLEGE. SANDHURST

Regional Programme London, 30 December 1937 14.45






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