2015 Area piece rumours??????

Discussion in 'The Rehearsal Room' started by Adamskied, Jan 10, 2014.

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  1. So what are the pieces tipped, hotly or otherwise, for 1st section?
     
  2. PeterBale

    PeterBale Moderator Staff Member

    Not long to wait now: World of Brass advertising the 2015 Regionals cd as being available from Saturday 20th September.
     
  3. ....... or look to see which pieces suddenly go up 25% in price later this week.
     
  4. Adamskied

    Adamskied Member

    Heard the area piece is 11.50 mins long.

    So not sure it's torchbearer. .

    Any ideas?
     
  5. casanova

    casanova Member


    Electra was only around 12 mins.
     
  6. Tam O Shanter

    Tam O Shanter Member

    Torchbearer played a bit quick? I seem to remember the duration of Torchbearer is given as 12:30 in the score.
     
  7. Adamskied

    Adamskied Member

    It's actually 11.30 the length of the piece.

    Heard that the area committees have been given the timings but not the name of the piece.
     
  8. casanova

    casanova Member


    I think someone might be leading you a merry dance :p
     
  9. Adamskied

    Adamskied Member

    Can't be doing too bad, got the last 4 areas pieces correct and the last 3 finals too.

    Might be a band geek but that's most people on this site.
     
  10. casanova

    casanova Member

    Itll be Torchbearer - and us bass trom players will have knack all to do again :tup
     
  11. Adamskied

    Adamskied Member

    Never played it...

    Is there really chuff all to do?
     
  12. casanova

    casanova Member

    http://www.gramercymusic.com/image/Torchscore.pdf

    Pretty much. One tricky corner at 76 and the rest is quiet playing and trying to keep the last note in tune. Ok not all the score is on that link but i do have the study score from the nationals in 09 and its not exactly Masquerade in terms of stuff thatll take a bit of practice. :( Plenty of nice tunes in it tho and a really top piece of music :tup
     
  13. Adamskied

    Adamskied Member

    You forgot to mention the big solo
    for bass trom in bar 138......might need a bit of practice.
     
  14. KMJ Recordings

    KMJ Recordings Supporting Member

    It's got to be one of the only testpieces where the bass bone is in a more sensible key than everyone else :p
     
    Last edited: Sep 15, 2014
  15. MoominDave

    MoominDave Well-Known Member

    Definitely more of an 'end player' kind of test. Could be worse, could be 2008 again...
     
  16. Bass Trumpet

    Bass Trumpet Active Member

    Have it on good 'insider' authority it is indeed Torchbearer. Kill me now.
     
  17. MoominDave

    MoominDave Well-Known Member

    I've been trying to melt your frontal lobes twice a week for several years now. Is it having an anaesthetic effect yet?
     
  18. stevetrom

    stevetrom Well-Known Member

    So it seems to be pretty much agreed
    ch. Torchbearer
    1st. London Overture

    but has anyone got info on the rest?
     
  19. abbey-brass-tuba

    abbey-brass-tuba New Member

    Will the pieces be in the Bandsman on Thursday??
     
  20. David Pegram

    David Pegram Member

    evolution by Phililp Sparke for the 3rd section
     
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