European Brass Band Championship results

Discussion in 'The Adjudicators' Comments' started by British Bandsman on TMP, May 1, 2010.

  1. A Section

    1. Cory
    2. Eikanger
    3. BBO
    4. Black Dyke Band
    5.Brass Band Buizingen
    Best soloist - Richard Marshall

    B Section

    1. Austrian Brass Band - 94
    2. 3BA Concert Band - 92
    3. Brass Band Oberschwaben - 91

    Best soloist - Solo cornet of Austria Brass Band
     
  2. Bass Man

    Bass Man Active Member

    Wow

    Wasn't expecting that from Dyke given the comments they've received
     
  3. PeterBale

    PeterBale Moderator Staff Member

    Points for the top 5:

    Cory: 98 & 98
    Eikanger: 97 & 97
    BB Oberosterreich: 96 & 95
    Dyke: 94 & 96
    Buizingen: 95 & 94
     
  4. JJ

    JJ New Member


    comments they've received from where?
     
  5. Bass Man

    Bass Man Active Member

    The usual unreliable source - 4br. Obviously no bearing at all to the judges opinions
     
  6. ilovespheres

    ilovespheres Member

    Well done Cory! What a result, what a BAND! Making us in Wales very proud of you!
     
  7. JJ

    JJ New Member

    what, dyke receiving praise from 4br?

    surely not............
     
  8. Frontman

    Frontman Member

    A fabulous weekends entertainment with what can only be said as the correct result.
    I am so pleased for Cory and Eikanger.

    The final result answers all the quiet questions asked. Well done Bob.
    And a big well done and thank you to Prof David King. Awesome contest.
     
  9. ilovespheres

    ilovespheres Member

    1. Cory Band [Wales], 6/5, 98/98=196
    Dr Robert Childs

    2. Eikanger-Bjorsvik Musikklaag [Norway], 3/2, 97/97=194
    Professor David King

    3. Brass Band Oberosterreich [Austria], 9/3, 96/95=191
    Hans Buchegger

    4. Black Dyke [England], 7/7, 94/96=190
    Dr Nicholas Childs

    5. Brass Band Buizingen [Belgium], 8/2, 95/94=189
    Luc Vertommen

    6. Valaisia Brass Band [Switzerland], 6/4, 3/91 =184
    Arsene Dec

    7. Brass Band De Waldsang [Netherlands], 1/8, 91/92= 183
    Rieks van der Velde

    8. Brass Band Nord Pas-de-Calais [France], 5/4, 0/88 =178
    Russell Gray

    9. Concord Brass Band [Denmark], 9/10, 88/89= 177
    Michael Howley

    10.Bon Accord [Scotland], 1/2, 86/90= 176
    John Maines

    Best Soloist: Richard Marshall, Black DykeB Section

     
  10. Bass Man

    Bass Man Active Member

    Usually I would agree, but they seem to favour Cory equally as much as they do Dyke, and had them in 2nd place to Dyke's 1st.

    Anyway, Well done Cory!!!
     
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  12. Frontman

    Frontman Member

    After listening to every performance this weekend I must say what an excellent advert this has been for the World Wide Brass Band Movement. Now let's all jump on board and keep up the momentum.

    Britain still leads the way, but the gap is reducing fast. What a great weekend. Thanks to all.
     
  13. JJ

    JJ New Member


    Totally agree

    Dyke & Cory could fart 3 blind mice very poorly & would still be placed 1 & 2 by that boring sycophant!

    Anyway, congrats to Cory
     
  14. Frontman

    Frontman Member

    Buxton tomorrow. Oh well better disappear and catch the plane quick?????
     
  15. Metoo

    Metoo Member

    Black Dyke 4th...... Oooopps. :)
     
  16. euphoria

    euphoria Member

    I thought Black Dyke were great yesterday. Paul Duffy the best of the sopranos IMO. Bert van Thienen a bit away from his usual very high standard. I thought that Black Dykes performance was more transparent (for lack of a better word) than Cory who as usually made a very sonourous performance.

    Didn't hear Cory today (streaming-problems here) but thought Eikanger were very impressive as was Oberösterreich.

    Red Priest left me slightly cold. Didn't do it for me in comparison to Wilbys other works.

    Beside Black Dyke (that I had higher), I oddly enough had all other placings correct (I am usually way off mark in my own humble adjuications).

    What a great contest. I think standards have risen dramatically for the lower ranked bands in the last decade, and I didn't hear a single band that didn't have a lot of quality to offer this weekend.

    Bring on Montreux 2011 (and hopefully another live-feed on the internet)
     
  17. Frontman

    Frontman Member

    I must admit, I had Eikanger 1 point ahead of Cory and Dyke yesterday but today the temperature was turned up and Cory came out on top. BRAVO.

    The Phillip Sparke piece was absolutely superb and an ideal world premier. That may have been the reason it had the edge on Eikanger who played fabulous rendition of Concerto Grosso.

    As for Dyke I tend to agree with Euphoria, not an 'in your face', Wilby piece. Sorry but Red Priest did not do it for me either.

    Overall a fabulous weekend.
     
  18. StefkeUK

    StefkeUK New Member

    Good performance too from 4barsrest who not only had the wrong winner (again), published the result well after TMP and went to "twitt" that Cory had done it 4th in a row when it is only a hat-trick (3 in a row).
     
  19. PeterBale

    PeterBale Moderator Staff Member

    I've a feeling that "Red Priest" may be one of those Wilby pieces that grows on you with repeated listening, rather than one which makes an instant mark.
     
  20. basebonetone

    basebonetone Member

    Its the kiss of death from 4barsrest = when they tip dyke to win they rarely do!
     
  21. Alyn James

    Alyn James Member

    Cory are on the slide....2nd at Swansea and 4 dropped points at the Euros....
    C'mon guys! Wake up mun!



    ;) Lovely job.
     
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