I won’t mention names; it’s the principle that matters here, I think. Yesterday I attended a brass band concert. It was a Championship Section band. There were euphonium, flugelhorn and cornet solos. Each soloist was introduced by name, and the audience was invited to express its acclaim to each after the piece ended. Then, there was a fine xylophone solo. There was no introduction of the player and it was followed by... ... an uninvited round of applause for the band – and no mention of the soloist. It has been said before that percussionists are, too often, regarded as somehow on the stage with the band but not of the band. Could this be another manifestation of the problem.