Paddy's National Finals - 2010

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

  1. worzel

    worzel Member

    Thanks :) We felt we played really well and maybe deserved better, but doesn't every one. I'm just pleased that we put in a good performance as far as we were concerned rather than letting ourselves down a bit on stage like we used to.
  2. worzel

    worzel Member

    Yeah, sure. Look me up in the phone book.
  3. Accidental

    Accidental Supporting Member

    nah, you need to invent a new one.... of the joke whizzing over the top of most people's heads, ;)
  4. Laserbeam bass

    Laserbeam bass Active Member


    I'll let you use this one instead :biggrin:
  5. Charley Horse

    Charley Horse New Member

    Congratulations to Friary in the First section, some of our supporters who listened to all the bands said you were a class apart. unfortunately we didn't get a great result and this seems to have opened a sore wound in the Yorkshire area thread. Again congrats to Friary, worthy First section Champions.
  6. Bevsee

    Bevsee New Member

    Congratulations to Hazel Grove 4th Section Champions
  7. Will the Sec

    Will the Sec Active Member

    I reckon you could sleep about 60 in the Main Bar/Ballroom at the RBL on the Kings' Road....
  8. Martin

    Martin Member

    No worries there. It was a very good performance!!!:clap:
  9. fatcontroler

    fatcontroler Member

    Congrats to North West bands getting a clean sweep in the 4th section!

    not the first time ive heard that Besses Boys were on the wrong side of a result. they had a great sound, noticeably from the young back row cornets which is impressive in the 3rd section for back row cornets, nevermind the 4th!:clap:
  10. Lucky Beaver

    Lucky Beaver Member

    Yes, we certainly can! We are just robbed every year that's all ;) :D
  11. DMBabe

    DMBabe Supporting Member

    And I'm amazed it didn't say anything about "not how the composer intended" in the remarks.... or maybe it did? ;)

    You had Philip Wilby at the helm? Crazy!!! :lol:
  12. astreet83

    astreet83 Member

    Did we??? Think not babe.

    One of the bands there had tho
  13. towse1972

    towse1972 Active Member

    I dont think Andrew gets your humour DMbabe!
  14. DMBabe

    DMBabe Supporting Member

    One of our section had Philip Wilby conducting? Really??? ...... Nope...;)
  15. Robhibberd29

    Robhibberd29 Active Member

    Which band was that then hmm???
  16. Andy_Euph

    Andy_Euph Active Member

    :biggrin: Thought that's what it might have been.

    On the flip side Welsh banding seems to be very much on the up!
  17. Robhibberd29

    Robhibberd29 Active Member

    I thought it was right up there already Andy? ;-)
  18. MoominDave

    MoominDave Well-Known Member

    2nd section

    1. Tylorstown, Gary Davies, (Wales)
    2. Filton Concert Brass, Bryn James, (West of England)
    3. South Yorkshire Police, Leigh Baker, (Yorkshire)
    4. Knottingley Silver, Dr Owen Wedgwood, (Yorkshire)
    5. East London Brass, Jayne Murrill, (London & Southern Counties)
    6. Rainford, Neil Samuel, (North West)
    7. Becontree, Adam Cooke, (London & Southern Counties)
    8. Blidworth Welfare, Martin Heartfield, (Midlands)
    9. Diggle, James Shepherd, (North West)
    10. Alder Valley, Roger Burke, (London & Southern Counties)
    11. Catterick Brass, Stewart Halliday, (North of England)
    12. Coalburn Silver, Gareth Bowman, (Scotland)
    13. Dalkeith & Monktonhall Brass, James Chamberlain, (Scotland)
    14. Tintwistle, Simon Wood, (Midlands)
    15. Cockerton Prize Silver, George Nicklin, (North of England)
    16= Deinolen, Gavin Saynor, (Wales)
    16= Shrewton Silver, Mike Dunford, (West of England)

    No Wilbyage there? Methinks Mr A. Street has made a tenuous identification...
  19. tubafran

    tubafran Active Member

    What about before the event - not unknown for bands to get a "specialist" in to take them through a rehearsal before hand - gives a nice insight.
  20. GJG

    GJG Well-Known Member

    Given the numerous anecdotes in circulation concerning adjudicators telling composer/conductors that they don't know how their music should be played, I'd be surprised if anybody would want to risk that ...

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