Discussion in 'The Adjudicators' Comments' started by Columbo, Oct 31, 2009.
Any thoughts on this 3rd Section piece for Butlins? Comments about the music etc?
What do you like about it Ian?
Non of it
im not a fan of it!
One of the poorest choices for ages - IMHO
Absoloutely nothing in it to get excited about.
Enough said I think.... :dunno
So, Universal opinion. Now musically, whats wrong with it?
Burbage are going to Butlins this year for the first time. Not a challenging piece at all for 3rd section in terms of techincal fast playing especially on bass, not sure how others feel.
As we have a busy christmas schedule, its good practice and preperation for us to get into contesting mode and dosen't take alot of preparation to get up to a reasonable standard, hence why we are going.
Had a listen to the recording online, and had a look at my part, and my overall impression isn't good. For me, it lacks imagination. From what I've read, it was written for a massed youth band, and I guess it probably works quite well for that purpose, as there's not much in the way of intricate counter-melodies or cross-rhythms, stuff that would get lost with 100 kids on stage.
However, I'm most interested in why you chose to create a dedicated thread, rather than posting in this thread : http://www.themouthpiece.com/vb/showthread.php?t=35976 ? So go on, how about you share your own opinion?
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