Bersaglieri- something new for Whit Friday

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Chat' started by simonbassbone, Nov 13, 2007.

  1. simonbassbone

    simonbassbone Member

  2. Anno Draconis

    Anno Draconis Well-Known Member


    I have been known to suggest that we play the street march at "Gurkha Tempo" to speed up getting to the pub, but that's just silly.

    Plus, there's a certain tempo (round about 144?) where marching turns into mincing and that simply won't do. ;)
  3. Masterblaster jnr

    Masterblaster jnr Active Member

    why not try the Hade edge old method of swapping instruments at one contest, and also change the march but only tell half the band. Seriously, it has been done
  4. flugtastic

    flugtastic Member

    they must have lips of steel!
  5. PeterBale

    PeterBale Moderator Staff Member

    The year we did the Lord Mayor's Show it also included a bicycle band from Holland, and they were given a very warm reception as they joined the rest of us at lunch-time - don't know how they'd cope with some of the hills "oop north" though ;)
  6. horn1

    horn1 Member

    It's no wonder they sound like a swarm of wasps!!!
  7. Thirteen Ball

    Thirteen Ball Active Member

    I'll let you tell that to the light division! ;)
  8. Anno Draconis

    Anno Draconis Well-Known Member

    Actually I meant brass bands marching (or Policeman, who are usually just as poor at marching). But, hey, bring 'em on - I live in Blackley and therefore am, by definition, as 'ard as a coffin nail. ;) :hammer

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