The Barracka Buttera Song performed by the combined bands of The Cork Barrack Street Band and The Cork Butter Exchange Brass & Reed Band conducted by Capt. Brian Prendergast.

This recording was made at The Lord Mayor's Community Heritage Concert in 2010.

The recording also includes Roy Buckley,  Linda Kenny and Hugh Moynihan.

Our Repertoire

The Cork Butter Exchange Brass & Reed Band in its 138 years has amassed quite an extensive library of music to choose from.  The Band can cater for all sorts of events, e.g. Concert, Festivals, Marching Parades, Sacred and Christmas.  We have a with range of styles to cover any mood including: Classical Overtures, light operatics, traditional airs for band, Swinging Jazz, Contemporary, Rock & Pop, even music from the movies and of course rousing marches.


Some of our favourite and best know music is: The Three Flowers, La Vie En Rose, Smoke Gets In Your Eyes, You Raise Me Up, My Grandfather's Clock, Route 66, Satin Doll, The Prayer, Operaland, Puttin' On The Ritz, Till, Bass In The Ballroom and Liberty Bell (used in the TV series: Monty Python Flying Circus) to name but a few.

An extract for the RTÉ series Country Brass of "Da Buttera" in 1978 celebrating the band centenary year.  The Band is under the Baton of Mr. Jack Marshall.

A recording of The Cork Butter Exchange Brass & Reed Band giving a recital at The Shandon Festival in June 2011.

An RTÉ News Report on the Centenary of Dr. Aloys Fleischmann in December 2009. Members of The Cork Butter Exchange Brass & Reed Band perform Christmas Carols from the Shandon Bells in Cork City arranged by Aloys Fleishchmann Senior.

Recording of the Clonakilty St. Patrick's Day Parade 2012 featuring The Clonakilty Brass Band performing: King of the Road. Featured later in the recording is The Cork Butter Exchange Brass & Reed Band.   Da Buttera marches off to the March: The Three Flowers. 

Recording of the Corpus Christi Procession 2013 featuring The Cork Butter Exchange Brass & Reed Band performing Hymns as the Procession moves from the North Cathedral to Daunts Square.

Recording of Santa Claus' eagerly anticipated arrival to Blackpool Shopping Centre on Friday 28th November 2014.  The Cork Butter Exchange Brass & Reed Band were there to add some Christmas cheer and catch a glimpse of Santa Claus himself.

Recording of Shandon Street Festival 2016 featuring The Cork Butter Exchange Brass & Reed Band performing "Somewhere My Love March" at the Butter Museum.

Our music

 

The Band can cater for all sorts of events, e.g. Concert, Festivals, Marching Parades, Sacred and Christmas.

We can cover any mood including: Classical Overtures, light operatics, traditional airs for band, Swinging Jazz, Contempory, Rock & Pop, even music from the movies and of course rousing marches.