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Since 1921, The Salvation Army’s Triumph Series Journal (named the Second Series until 1953) published music generally aimed at smaller and/or younger bands. In 1939, a first book of ‘favourites’ was published, followed in 1968 by the Triumph Series Favourites (No. 2) book, which soon became commonly referred to as ‘the Green Book’. As the name suggests, this was a collection of music published in the preceding years which had found a high degree of popularity among the bands which regularly used the Triumph Series Journal.

All of the music on this recording has been taken from the Green Book, and was first published between 1939 and 1962. The featured composers include some of The Salvation Army’s foremost writers, and it is a humbling realisation that while individuals such as Dean Goffin, Ray Steadman-Allen and Leslie Condon were writing music to challenge the best Salvation Army bands of the day, they were also devoting their time to providing music for smaller bands and younger musicians.

1 tylney Hall Dean Goffin
2 The Message of Love Dean Goffin
3 The Great Crusade Ray Steadman-Allen
4 Fight On! Eric Ball
5 The Beautiful City Erik Silfverberg
6 Exuberance Arthur Gullidge
7 March in Scipio Handel arr. Philip Catelinet
8 Redeeming Love Dean Goffin
9 Pilgrimage of Youth Michael Kenyon
10 Silver Hill George Marshall
11 The Shepherd Psalm Dean Goffin
12 The Front Line Leslie Condon
13 Alderney Dean Goffin
14 I Love the Saviour's Name Brian Bowen
15 The Standard Bearer Charles Skinner
16 Southdown Ray Steadman-Allen