National Championships of Great Britain - 2010 - Qualifying Bands - Champ Section

Discussion in 'The Adjudicators' Comments' started by Di, Mar 21, 2010.

  1. Di

    Di Active Member

  2. brassneck

    brassneck Active Member

    Paul Kiernan & Clackmannan will be chuffed knowing they have qualified for London! :rolleyes:
  3. Statto

    Statto Member

  4. Di

    Di Active Member

    Ooops sorry. All put right now. :oops: Refresh may be needed to see new image.
  5. Alyn James

    Alyn James Member

    So what're we playin then?
  6. Anglo Music Press

    Anglo Music Press Active Member

    Terra Australis by Martin Ellerby
  7. AndyCat

    AndyCat Active Member

    Where is this announced Philip? And are the other sections known yet? Looked on the Kapitol site and nothing is there.
  8. brassneck

    brassneck Active Member

    Well, at least it has a tune or two that will be whistled.
  9. Anglo Music Press

    Anglo Music Press Active Member

    It's in this month's BBW


    1st Section Diversions on a Bass Theme (Lloyd)
    2nd Section Psalms and Alleluias (Wilby)
    3rd Section Willow Pattern (Harper)
    4th Section A Royal Mile Suite (Fernie)
  10. AndyCat

    AndyCat Active Member

  11. Alyn James

    Alyn James Member

  12. Martin

    Martin Member

    Thank you! :)
  13. GJG

    GJG Well-Known Member

  14. Mr_Euniverse

    Mr_Euniverse Member

    :clap: I like Ellerby....

    Anyone know much about this one? Apart from written with/for David King (who is conducting B&R :confused:)

    Is it nice? Loud? Tuneful? Feature soloists? or not......?
  15. Kjata

    Kjata Member

    Written for YBS and King for their tour to australia!
    I only played it once, but it's ****** difficult, for sop especially, starts on a top C and get's higher and higher, but that's what you get when it was written with Peter Roberts in mind! From what I remember it's a real tour de force technical showcase, lots of semi-quavers!
    Good luck with it though! :eek::eek::eek:
  16. Alyn James

    Alyn James Member

    Well that's it then.... he's got a head start so they're bound to win....wonder if their top end's gonna use those cheese discs for the senza mute bits....:)
  17. Gavin

    Gavin Supporting Member

    Not sure it will have been written with Pete in mind (although I can't be certain) as he left just before I did, a year before they went to Australia...

  18. Kjata

    Kjata Member

    The only reason I came to that assumption is because how high the piece is! Mabye not though..
    What do you think of it?
  19. Gavin

    Gavin Supporting Member

    Fair enough! I've not played it yet, but I do like his other works so should be a good 'un
  20. Hove Edge

    Hove Edge Member

    Gavin you are correct it was not written for super sop....he had left the band when it was written.
    To me it was a good extended concert piece which is why it was requested. I feel a little let down, it is not in the same company as the 1st section piece.

    However we all have to play it but I warn everyone, its no Tristan Encounters!!!

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