Pivotal moment in brass banding at the European Brass Band Championships 2014 as the world famous Black Dyke Band bring the Mike McLean Mutes pianissimo muted sound to the contesting platform with stunning effect.

During their wining performance of the wonderful, specially commissioned piece “The Triumph Of Time” conducted by Dr Nicholas Childs and composed by Peter Graham, the world famous Black Dyke Band, used Mike Mclean Pianissimo Mutes for cornets, hornes, baritones, euphoniums and trombones to play a section of the piece producing a truly stunning effect.

The amazingly quiet dynamic coupled with perfect intonation and a great sound, combined to produce an electric atmosphere and a truly magic moment in performance history.

A new standard has been set for pianissimo muted playing.