Least Favourite piece?

Discussion in 'The Rehearsal Room' started by Pythagoras, Feb 7, 2006.

  1. brassbandmaestro

    brassbandmaestro Active Member

    Three Figures has never struck me as being a very strong test piece. I quite like The Maundsell(spelling?) Forts. Three Figures, seems to have nothing of the atmosphere as say Kenilworth for example.
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  4. ericthered

    ericthered Member

    Brass Blot, the European piece from last year. What a load of pond scum that turned out to be. Dull.
  5. Mesmerist

    Mesmerist Well-Known Member

    There are some real corkers in here! I'll add Judith Bingham's Prague (plague). Bleurgh.
  6. Mesmerist

    Mesmerist Well-Known Member

    *Wipes away tears of mirth* Does this piece even still exist? I so want to hear it, it must be so very bad.
  7. GER

    GER New Member

    Although it's going back quite a few years I think it is difficult to find more inane, boring rubbish than the arrangements of Eurovision songs, specifically 'Congratulations' 'Puppet on a string' and 'I'm walking on sunshine'. I'm still shuddering when writing this and it must be 20 years since they were in the folder!.
    Excuse me I'm going into a darkened room now until I can the tunes out of my head!!!
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  8. Euphman2

    Euphman2 Active Member

    Must have missed this post originally.
    Blitz - conductor saying 2nd horn (random selection of instrument before I get slaughtered) why did you play a right note in bar 73?
    BUT Amaranth, has anyone else on here ever had to play it? (National finals 1992). After several rehearsals, we asked the conductor if there was a melody anywhere in the piece.
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  9. Mesmerist

    Mesmerist Well-Known Member

    Stupidly I first thought you meant that Peter kay song - road to Amareallysillyitus or what ever it was called. You clearly didn't.
  10. Euphman2

    Euphman2 Active Member

    No Amarillo has a good melody line compared to Amaranth. I mentioned this piece on another thread - my father saying after hearing the piece on contest Eve for the first time "I'm not sitting through that sh*te 18 times tomorrow"!
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