Old contest playing

Discussion in 'The Rehearsal Room' started by BeatTheSheep, Feb 8, 2006.

  1. BeatTheSheep

    BeatTheSheep Member

    In the olden days, bands used to perform stood up in a square facing in (thereby giving true meaning to the term - corner men!). Just wondered if anyone has ever tried it on a suitable piece - such as "labour and love" which would have been performed like this originally.

    Or if anyone tried this a long time ago! Mr. Harry Bentham said he did this once, depping for a band when he was 8. Which would make that about 1930ish!
     
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  3. brasscrest

    brasscrest Active Member

    That would be interesting, particularly if you could find enough period instruments to use.
     
  4. Steve

    Steve Active Member

    Glad I would be stood next to the G trom and not oposite it then
     
  5. BeatTheSheep

    BeatTheSheep Member

    That shouldn't be a problem, half my learners play on them anyway!
     

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