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Gresford, The Miners Hymn composed by Robert Saint.


This is the traditional version held by most brass bands - 2 verses and an Amen (no written percussion part).

Includes a full score.


The Gresford disaster on 22 September 1934 at Gresford Colliery when an explosion and underground fire killed 266 men.


Never Forgotten. Through the music of ex-miner Robert Saint.


Played first in public in 1938 at Durham Miners Gala and is played several times by every brass band at this event every year to this day.


It is also featured in many other brass band performances through the year especially in the former mining communities.


Gresford, The Miners Hymn

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