The Barber of Seville - Overture Gioachino Rossini Download 'The Barber of Seville - Overture' on iTunes
Military precision and some stunning guests make this superb Classic BRIT-nominated album one to treasure. Learn more about it with our handy track-by-track guide.
The title track sets out the band's stall for the album - declamatory, precise and terrifically exciting.
Proving that it's not just military bombast that they excel in, this neat version of the Rod Stewart classic is an inventive arrangement.
Henry Russell's enduring ditty is given a nippy airing here. Originally based on the 1838 poem Epes Sargent, it's a sprightly affair at just over a minute long.
As the chorus states, this is one for 'those in peril on the sea', a beautifully rich musical sentiment that features a gorgeous muted trumpet solo at its peak.
Jay Ungar's (pictured) popular waltz sees the band joined by a solo violin and some gorgeously delicate harp playing too.
The great Alfie Boe joins the band for this traditional song, not to be confused with the Led Zeppelin track of the same name. Maybe on their next album…?
Flags at the ready! A Proms favourite and a guaranteed crowd-pleaser, the band rip through this super set of traditional sea songs with real gusto.
Not the first of this year's Classic BRIT nominees to tackle this traditional song (Laura Wright gives it a bash on her album too), they nevertheless put their own unmistakeable stamp on an established classic.
The music of John Philip Sousa (pictured) is integral to the life and health of military bands everywhere, so the Royal Marines present their own version of one of his most popular marches.
It's time for the drummers to shine with this little showpiece. It comes neatly at the halfway point too, so it's a nice interlude.
The album takes a swift turn into pop balladry with this take on the popular Faith Hill song. Vocalist Mary-Jess is the centre of this inspirational song.
It's back to business with this classic Vivian Dunn march. Impeccable dynamics and control as you'd expect from one of the finest military bands in the world.
Another sentimental number perfectly suited to the tone of this album, Home Away From Home has a fantastic flute solo running through it that forms the backbone of the whole piece.
Continuing that theme of heroism in the armed forces, this spirited work requires some seriously nimble fingers in the woodwinds.
This is a tour of all things patriotic, with Rule Britannia and Land Of Hope and Glory getting some attention.
Taking its cue from the Colin Firth film of the same name, this moving collage plays the King's speech over a muted and humble version of Eternal Father.
The soaring massed are the star of this alternate version of Sailing, which we heard in an instrumental version earlier in the album. An uplifting way to finish the record.