Whit Friday - March on stand

Discussion in 'The Rehearsal Room' started by blue juice, Apr 25, 2012.

  1. blue juice

    blue juice Member

    Does the march on the stand have to be an official march or could a band play an unpublished arrangement?
     
  2. backrow

    backrow New Member

    Each contest sets it's own rules and these do vary as regards number of players etc but all require the contest march to be a published march. You can play what you want on the road though.
     
  3. P_S_Price

    P_S_Price Member

  4. Mephi

    Mephi Member

    Should be published marches, the rules on that have been around for a long time at most contests.
     
  5. Will the Sec

    Will the Sec Active Member

    Does a march on Score Exchange count as being published?
     
  6. MoominDave

    MoominDave Active Member

    Didn't the TMP band play a march that had been specially written for them by Darrol Barry when they competed a few years back? I'm fairly sure that wasn't published beforehand.

    And aren't there bands that have played their own unpublished 'signature' marches? Besses or Dyke maybe?

    University of Warwick played a newly-written march by the university's director of music, Colin Touchin ("The Heavenly Bears March" I think was the title) a few years back - I'm sure that was unpublished, and we had no trouble anywhere in Saddleworth.
     
    Last edited: May 4, 2012

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