I have listened with great interest the interview with the 2nd Section Adjudicator BRAIN BUCKLEY, and am a little concerned with the comments he has made. I quote, "Cornet players, nice sounds, a nice solo to play, maybe 16 or 20 more bars or so. And what we had there was SOMEBODY TRYING TO PLAY melodies with NO IDEA of warmth of sound, NO IDEA of phrasing, NO IDEA of what is a cantabile situation within the melody, if it's not written on the copy, you should not do it. Well I think you make music" Seems the only band that did that was the winning band from Wales. Perhaps it would be nice for Mr Buckley to explain this comment to all of the Principal Cornet players and their MD's, who tried their very best on the day, many of whom have a very good idea of what they are doing and would no doubt like to speak face to face with the said adjudicator. I'd like to be a fly on the wall when he spoke to Jim Shepherd about it.