2017 Regional Test Piece Rumours

Discussion in 'The Adjudicators' Comments' started by smaca, Jul 21, 2016.

  1. smaca

    smaca Active Member

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    With only 8 weeks to go until official announcement of next year's Regional pieces, I thought the yearly fun thread of guessing or posting rumours may have started by now........


    Any starters to kick it off?
     
  2. ari01

    ari01 Active Member

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    In light of the current trend of repeating test pieces my money is on Cambridge Variations, a well known test piece not used at a major contest since 2016......:p:p:p:p
     
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  3. katieeuph

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    I actually grew to love...well, like...well, tolerate 'Cambridge Variations' by the day of the contest so why not?!!
     
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  4. MoominDave

    MoominDave Well-Known Member

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    But because bands get better year on year it'll be set for the 2nd section this time
     
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  5. bassmittens

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    i've heard rumour that the first section may have an all black flavour....
     
  6. Bbmad

    Bbmad Active Member

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    No need to guess, I happen to know which pieces for each section will be selected!
     
  7. smaca

    smaca Active Member

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    Oh aye,just like last year, until exposed via your pm that your choices were incorrect.

    Nope,you don't know.
     
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  8. Bbmad

    Bbmad Active Member

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    Oh no no, if you remember, it was independently confirmed that I was 100% correct!
     
  9. Ianroberts

    Ianroberts Well-Known Member

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    Not the Stan Lippeat Gollywog thread again surely ?

    :eek::eek::eek::eek:

    yes im joking !
     
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  10. smaca

    smaca Active Member

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    Oh no no, I do remember, it was independently confirmed you're a chancer.
     
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  11. smaca

    smaca Active Member

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    Mmmmmm........slightly too cryptic for me that one. Any advancements or further clues?
     
  12. bassmittens

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    Clue: Rugby (and not the town!!!)
     
  13. marc71178

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    So a new commission which starts off with a haka led by the percussion section?
     
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  14. euphplayer

    euphplayer New Member

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    Land of the Long white cloud or Maoriana then?
     
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  15. Dave Tattersall

    Dave Tattersall New Member

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    I've heard that also for the fist section
     
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  16. bassmittens

    bassmittens Member

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    the easier to pronounce of them :)
     
  17. smaca

    smaca Active Member

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    Used in the past I am sure for 1st section
     
  18. Accidental

    Accidental Supporting Member

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    Not Aotearoa then..... ;)
    set for 1st section Regionals in 1995, Bugle A section in 2000 and Swiss 2nd section in 20011
    Lovely piece, haven't heard it for ages, and would happily sit through a whole section on that.

    So, any truth to the rumours of extreme banding for the top section?!
     
  19. Accidental

    Accidental Supporting Member

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    No, don't remember that at all.

    Do remember this one that proved you were 60% wrong though....!
     
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  20. ari01

    ari01 Active Member

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    Can you eleborate?
     
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