RAH Predictions

Discussion in 'The Adjudicators' Comments' started by Darth_Tuba, Sep 18, 2003.

  1. Darth_Tuba

    Darth_Tuba Active Member

    Just to get things going nice and early. Mind you it's only 4 and a half weeks off. So, let's have some random guesses at the top six for London. Remember, no YBS or Grimey!

    My guess:

    1) Cory
    2) B&R
    3) Fairey
    4) Fodens
    5) Dyke
    6) Scottish Co-op
     
  2. Darth_Tuba

    Darth_Tuba Active Member

    Full list of bands (I think!):

    Alliance Brass
    B&R
    Cambourne
    Cory
    Desford
    Dyke
    Ever Ready
    EYMS
    Faireys
    Flowers
    Fodens
    Haydock
    Leyland
    Kirkie
    Ransomes
    Redbridge
    Scottish Co-op
    Stocksbridge
    Tredegar
     
  3. mutsuj

    mutsuj Member

    NATIONALS...

    IMHO

    1) Dyke. The sound / The Hall / The Piece / Sop, Euph & Top Man.
    2) B & R.
    3) Cory
    4) Fodens
    5) Fairies
    6) Leyland

    The Draw will (as always) be important.
     
  4. PeterBale

    PeterBale Moderator Staff Member

    1: Dyke
    2: Cory
    3: Brighouse
    4: Fodens
    5: Faireys
    6: Leyland

    (Edited as I forgot Faireys!)
     
  5. leisa

    leisa Active Member

    1. Faireys FP
    2. Dyke
    3.CORy
    4. Fodens
    5. B&R
    6.Flowers

    Edit: Duplicate post deleted (RT)
     
  6. wewizrobbed

    wewizrobbed Member

    hey chris...like your predictions! ;) I've only actually heard the piece once so far and don't really know what it's all aboot yet so can't say who I think will win! Who's got the solos etc...?!

    luce
    scottish co-op
     
  7. beard_4b

    beard_4b Member

    1. Cory
    2. Fairey
    3. Fodens
    4. Dyke
    5. B&R
    6. Flowers
     
  8. iggmeister

    iggmeister Member

    Re: NATIONALS...

    Mutsuj

    Are you on commission or something? You would have Dyke to win the Grand National if you could have your way.

    Having read your posts about Dyke before I thought I would pay particular attention to their sound at the Open as you kept raving on about it. I have to say that, whilst they have an excellent sound, it was nowhere near the quality that YBS were pumping out. Mind you I thought Dyke's bass section were quality.

    As for my guesses, here goes......

    1) Faireys
    2) Dyke
    3) Cory
    4) Flowers
    5) B & R
    6) Fodens

    Time for the west of england to make a mark back at the big contests. Flowers could be the ones to do it even though their percussion section is mightily dodgy. Still not too much percussion in this piece for them to worry about. :wink:

    Igg
     
  9. Darth_Tuba

    Darth_Tuba Active Member

    Re: NATIONALS...

    Mutsuj (Justum backwards, check out Dyke motto) plays for Dyke methinks... and it always pays to be confident! :) The two bands that beat them at the Open aren't there either.
     
  10. stephen2001

    stephen2001 Member

    1) B&R
    2) Cory
    3) Dyke
    4) Fodens
    5) Fairey
    6) Ever Ready
     
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  12. Darth_Tuba

    Darth_Tuba Active Member

    How could I not put you in my top six luce :wink: I'm not putting us in mine 'cause I didn't want to jynx it (again!) hehe. There's no major solos as such (none as hairy as the ones in Venus anyway), it's all just general band sound, quiet playing in Nimrod etc, musical style and one heck of a blow in the finale!
     
  13. On the Horn

    On the Horn Member

    OK I've a stupid question to ask , now give me some credit I've only being living here almost a yr new but whats RAH ?
     
  14. Cantonian

    Cantonian Active Member

    1) Cory
    2) Dyke
    3) B&R
    4) Tredegar
    5) Fairey
    6) Fodens
     
  15. Darth_Tuba

    Darth_Tuba Active Member

    Royal Albert Hall. I'm too lazy to type "National Brass Band Championships of Great Britain predictions". Even though I just have :?
     
  16. PeterBale

    PeterBale Moderator Staff Member

    . . . and I thought RAH was "Retired Adjudicators' Home" - but then it couldn't be, because they never retire, do they :?: :wink: :lol:
     
  17. On the Horn

    On the Horn Member

    Ok , I thought it was somthing new , cheers.
     
  18. Maestro

    Maestro Active Member

    Here we go....

    1 B&R
    2 Fodens
    3 Dyke
    4 Cory
    5 Alliance
    6 Tredegar


    and that concludes the voting from Maestro :wink:
     
  19. weenie

    weenie Member

    Re: NATIONALS...

     
  20. bcbeuph

    bcbeuph Member

    1) Faireys
    2) Dyke
    3) Cory
    4) Brighouse
    5) Fodens
    6) Tredegar
     
  21. Brian Kelly

    Brian Kelly Active Member

    My prediction, for what its worth:

    1) Fodens
    2) Cory
    3) Black Dyke
    4) Fairy
    5) Brighouse
    6) Leyland
     
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