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    And only 4.5 points between the top 12 bands. ...

    And only 4.5 points between the top 12 bands. Could be some unwanted promotions next year!
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    Don't think it means this: ...

    Don't think it means this:

    http://www.dallasmusic.org/jkbrass/prod04.htm

    But I would like one!
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    Maybe a symptom, but I just went onto the Kapitol...

    Maybe a symptom, but I just went onto the Kapitol site as I may go to Wales to see my sister's band. This is the information they have:

    Brangwyn Hall, Swansea
    Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 March...
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    Oops. Sorry George!

    Oops. Sorry George!
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    I started playing at the age of 9 and could not...

    I started playing at the age of 9 and could not flutter tongue or roll my Rs. I relied on the back of throat "Grrr" which was not that bad. Qualifying for the 1985 Europeans (aged 25) with "Royal...
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    Just remembered: d. Trumpet stand (Chamber...

    Just remembered:

    d. Trumpet stand (Chamber music so not required for two pieces). Not actually forgotten - just couldn't find it. Discovered it today in my own Trumpet case.
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    What did you forget?

    I recently helped out at an Orchestral job.

    My friend said he'd lend me a Trumpet (as my own is rubbish).

    On arriving I quickly found that I'd forgotten:

    a. A mouthpiece for said Trumpet. ...
  8. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-bristol-14910...

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-bristol-14910831
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    Hi Huw Good to see you're taking it up again....

    Hi Huw

    Good to see you're taking it up again. Should never have stopped!
    Good luck with it - any idea of where you're going to play?

    Andy Jackson
    (sat next to you 17 years ago!!!)
  10. Thread: Masters 2011

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    And people forget that Brass Bands were invented...

    And people forget that Brass Bands were invented in South Wales (not up North).

    Banding's coming home . . . .
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    How would all of this affect the old joke about...

    How would all of this affect the old joke about the famous conductor, with many Open and National wins under his belt, who starts each rehearsal by taking a folded piece of paper out of his jacket...
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    [quote=MoominDave;786475] "an alternative...

    [quote=MoominDave;786475]

    "an alternative alternative layout... If we retain the front row where they are, and place the back row opposite them"

    A while back we did that - the "Flying V" with...
  13. Thread: Hello

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    Here's an Ein Prosit for you. You'll need to...

    Here's an Ein Prosit for you. You'll need to install Scortch (follow the donload instructions).

    http://www.sibeliusmusic.com/index.php?sm=home.score&scoreID=110402

    I daresay you can find more...
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    I often resort to the age old adage of "I've lost...

    I often resort to the age old adage of "I've lost at better contests than this"!
  15. How about their use for moderation purposes? ...

    How about their use for moderation purposes?

    a. Moderation of adjudicators to make sure they are using the same standards across contests.
    b. Moderation of bands in different areas to make sure...
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    Don't know the guy, but the facts speak for...

    Don't know the guy, but the facts speak for themselves:

    http://brassbandresults.co.uk/conductors/steve-large/
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    Wow - that'd be great. I could cycle to band now...

    Wow - that'd be great. I could cycle to band now (but am too lazy and never have the time). I don't think I'd be sat there on my own either.
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    I used to play pieces in reharsal using only the...

    I used to play pieces in reharsal using only the " k, g, ga" articulation. If nobody notices your doing OK!
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    "moving 2nd cornet parts on the the front row etc...

    "moving 2nd cornet parts on the the front row etc is wrong on all levels" - we've been moving Front row parts onto the 3rd Cornet. Is that OK?
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    Sun Life also played it at their reunion concert...

    Sun Life also played it at their reunion concert last year. A (non-commercial) recording was made and when it is available I'm sure, as you're a local, a copy could be made available.

    The CD...
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    Can we have a thread per test piece now, please? ...

    Can we have a thread per test piece now, please?

    Four of them are not really relevant to me at the current time.
  22. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XjyJE2YYzt8 ...

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XjyJE2YYzt8

    Danny Winders last job with Filton!
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    I still say make them all sight read the piece on...

    I still say make them all sight read the piece on the day. I guess a No. 1 draw would be even more of a disadvantage?
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    "Filton (runners-up)" "English Champions" we...

    "Filton (runners-up)"

    "English Champions" we like to say!
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    I'll be 18,141 years old, so doubt it.

    I'll be 18,141 years old, so doubt it.
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