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  1. jobriant posted a new thread.

    Drum/Percussion part(s) to Kenilworth, March (Edwin Firth)

    The Pacific Brass Band recently came into possession of a set of parts to "Kenilworth" March, by Edwin Firth. We have all of the Brass...

    Forum: The Rehearsal Room

    Jan 17, 2018 at 10:59 PM
  2. LynneW liked sop@55's post in the thread Butlins 2018.

    Well...having been promoted to 3rd and coming 3rd excuses me from joining in any "we woz robbed" conversation. cheers all!

    Jan 17, 2018 at 8:01 PM
  3. LynneW liked 4th Cornet's post in the thread Dep's for contests.

    That's pretty usual from my experience. If another band uses deputies, it's their prerogative (within the rules). We all have the same...

    Jan 17, 2018 at 7:57 PM
  4. 2nd tenor replied to the thread Dep's for contests.

    Quick reply to the above - as ever excellent stuff from Andrew, though I don’t necessarily share his view ..... Without thinking too...

    Jan 17, 2018 at 6:41 PM
  5. Anno Draconis replied to the thread Dep's for contests.

    I'm struggling to think of any sponsored bands? Off the top of my head there's Crewe Co-op and Roberts Bakery in the NW (who seem to...

    Jan 17, 2018 at 5:54 PM
  6. 4th Cornet liked Anno Draconis's post in the thread Dep's for contests.

    I keep hearing that this happens, but in 30+ years I've actually never seen it with my own eyes. I can't imagine a band/committee...

    Jan 17, 2018 at 5:53 PM
  7. Anno Draconis replied to the thread Dep's for contests.

    I keep hearing that this happens, but in 30+ years I've actually never seen it with my own eyes. I can't imagine a band/committee...

    Jan 17, 2018 at 5:45 PM
  8. 2nd tenor posted a new thread.

    Merchant Navy Day, a Remembrance of National Sevice

    As someone who’s family worked both directly in and in support of the Merchant Navy I have always thought that their contribution to...

    Forum: The Auditorium - Concert Details

    Jan 17, 2018 at 5:04 PM
  9. Ackworth Legion posted a new thread.

    Pontefract Remembrance Sunday Parade 2018

    Band needed for Remembrance Sunday. Ackworth and Pontefract Branch, Royal British Legion would like to book a band to lead our...

    Forum: The Auditorium - Concert Details

    Jan 17, 2018 at 4:20 PM
  10. Tom-King liked Thom's post in the thread Tuning and Intonation.

    As an Eb bass player I sometimes face the choice of either retuning to the tuning note in a group or trying to explain why I think it...

    Jan 17, 2018 at 3:06 PM
  11. Thom replied to the thread Tuning and Intonation.

    As an Eb bass player I sometimes face the choice of either retuning to the tuning note in a group or trying to explain why I think it...

    Jan 17, 2018 at 3:03 PM
  12. Thom liked Tom-King's post in the thread Tuning and Intonation.

    That's kinda what I meant though... It's a trick of the ear - it sounds out of tune because the manipulation/lipping is killing off the...

    Jan 17, 2018 at 2:50 PM
  13. MissBraz replied to the thread Dep's for contests.

    I am sure (however cannot speak for every band) that there are a couple of people in each band that see it as the be all and end all....

    Jan 17, 2018 at 2:38 PM
  14. GER replied to the thread Dep's for contests.

    Oh don't get me wrong - I love it... But it's very easy to get carried away and turn it into something it's not That is what I...

    Jan 17, 2018 at 1:22 PM
  15. honestoil replied to the thread Views on Vibrato.

    In an orchestral string section we take our lead from the section principal and no-one overpowers that player. Vibrato style, bowing and...

    Jan 17, 2018 at 1:13 PM
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