In time he would be appointed bandmaster, a post he held from 1935 until his death in November 1985.
Mr Franklin was the first bandmaster, he being relieved in 1862 by Mr Courtney.
Though Meyerbeer wrote much that is intrinsically more dull and vulgar than the overture to Rienzi, he never combined such serious efforts with a technique so like that of a military bandmaster.
The word, which was probably derived from some Greek bandmaster, was presumably an instruction for a musical interlude.
Nathaniel Stenton aged 74 (late bandmaster) dearly loved husband of Esther Stenton Interred Jarrow cemetery on Thursday at 3.30.