1938 King and Queen Meet Band

By Royal Command 24th April 1938
  • Catalog No: FBA00032
  • Materials: Paper
  • Date of Production: 1938
  • Ownership: Foden's Band
  • Location: Foden's Bandroom

On the 24th April 1938 Foden's once again performed by Royal Command for King George VI and Queen Elizabeth at Windsor Castle. 

Film of the event was taken by British Pathe and is available on line at  http://www.britishpathe.com/video/scouts-day-at-windsor/query/fodens 



Overture “Light Cavalry” (Suppe)

Solemn Melody (Walford Davies) 

The Golden Waltz (arr Winter) 

Alpine Echoes (Cornet Solo) (Windsor) 

Excerpts from Sullivan Operas (arr Wright) 

Patrol “Swing O’ the Kilt” (Mackenzie) 

Lilac Time (Clotsam-Schubert) 

Hungarian March (Hector Berlioz)


Band Members at the event    

Harry Mortimer (Principal Cornet), Desmond Thomas (Solo Cornet), Harry Stanway (Solo Cornet), Bill Lawton (Solo Cornet), Bill Pedley (Solo Cornet)

Charlie Cook (Soprano Cornet), Reg Moores (Repiano Cornet),  Bob Shepley (2nd), Edgar Spurr (2nd), Ted Statham (3rd), Doug McDean (3rd) 

Hubert Shergold (Flugel Horn), Arthur Webb Snr (Solo Tenor Horn),   Jack Cotterill (2nd Horn), Fred Sowood (Tenor Horn)

Albert Statham (Solo Baritone), Arthur Webb Jnr (Baritone), Alex Mortimer (Solo Euphonium), Rex Mortimer (2nd Euphonium)

Bob Knott (Trombone), Harold Stubbs (2nd Trombone), Joe Moores (Bass Trombone)

Joe Poole (B Flat Bass), Harry Hardy (Bass), Basil Stokes (Bass),  Matt Cullen (E Flat Bass)

Walter Illingworth (Drums)