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  1. Thread: RIP Brass

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    gods band

    the major. heard him conduct dyke on epic symphony at the open at belle-vue, it was magical. charlie cook[sop] joe poole[eb bass] alex mort[euph] arthur webb[horn] joe moores[bass trom] teddy gray,...
  2. paul andrews

    why dont some people check the facts before sounding off about paul andrews taking silk brass in the championship section at the area contest at blackpool. fact number1. silks conductor jim cant has...
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    ian buckley retirement

    it is with deep regret and much sadness that due to two upcoming operations i announce my retirement from playing. this was to be my 43rd year playing trombone, and it will be only the 2nd area...
  4. paul andrews must have thought long and hard...

    paul andrews must have thought long and hard about his decision to cease contesting. in the championship section standards are very high,and requires full rehearsals on a regular basis to have any...
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    has anyone heard of a very old trom solo never...

    has anyone heard of a very old trom solo never played nowadays. it is called the joywheel. not an easy solo to play, you need a fantastic range, and a tongue like a rattlesnake.
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    fire at faireys band room

    gutted to hear the sad news of the fire, all that wonderfull history gone up in smoke. is there no justice in the world. we all at silk brass are very sorry, and if we can help out in anyway what so...
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    reg bassett big band

    hi there. i am after any information, photos, recordings, press cuttungs etc of the reg bassett big band that played at trentham gardens through the 1960s 1970s 1980s. a very dear friend of mine...
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    well done silk brass at denton, came fourth and...

    well done silk brass at denton, came fourth and best 1st section band, also the troms won the best trom section prize of the night
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    denton results. 1st faireys, 2nd poyton, 3rd...

    denton results. 1st faireys, 2nd poyton, 3rd fodens, 4th silk brass. best trom section silk brass.
  10. Thread: parts wanted

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    parts wanted

    hi there. has anyone got the solo baritone part and the first percusion part for kenneth heskeths danceries. if you can help please contact me on this site, or phone me on 01260-271893 and...
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    hollywood

    won the 3rd section national finals on this piece, you will need a good team of percussion players, its a very descriptive piece of music with every section tested. lovley 2nd movement choral setting...
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    silk brass press release

    silk brass would like to thank dave holling for stepping in to conduct them at the area contest in blackpool due to the ill health of there conductor jim cant. dave has been rehearsing silk over the...
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    silk brass press release

    Silk Brass would like to say a heart felt thank you to paul andrews, jamie meredith, and peter christian for there time effort and words of wisdom over the past couple of months. Their help has been...
  14. Thread: fodens band

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    fodens band

    hi. im after 2 recordings of the fodens motor works band. they were done on the old paxton 10 inch records. the first one is diadem of gold, and the second one is variations on a shining river. if...
  15. first section moorside. you will never play a...

    first section moorside. you will never play a harder piece of music at the area.this does not only test the end chair men but the whole band. bravo for choosing this magnificent piece of music.
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    symphony fantastique

    if i had the skill i would love to arrange for band berliozs symphony fantastique. what a wonderfull pieceof music, and i think would test any championship section band. be great if it could used at...
  17. Thread: march wanted

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    hi martin. many thanks, would be very grateful if...

    hi martin. many thanks, would be very grateful if you could get me a set asap. if you need any piece of music if we have it would gladly help you out. mant thanks. sir bucko.
  18. Thread: march wanted

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    march wanted

    hi there. i am after a full set of brass band parts to the march, through bolts and bars. i have searched everywhere to try and find this march, can anyone help please. if you can help, please...
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    hi. yes pete roberts was good. but between 1932...

    hi. yes pete roberts was good. but between 1932 to 1964 cds were not invented. im sure if they had been charlie cook without doubt, would have been the number one. just ask elgar howarth, bram gay,...
  20. Thread: music panel

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    music panel

    who ever chooses the pieces for the national finals this year, please can they have MUSIC in them. and not some new pieces that are just technical exercises and bore every one to death. lets get...
  21. Thread: fodens book

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    fodens book

    to jock in a frock. sorry have not been intouch, been looking after mother-in -law, she has had a new shoulder done. yes i have had the book, harrys grandaughter was really chuffed and very grateful....
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    national finals pieces 2009

    read with great interest some of the comments on this subject. i know the brass band movement has to move on, but the end of the day we are brass bands. making animal noises, whale sounds, farmyard...
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    national finals test pieces 2009

    please please , who ever choses the pieces for the national finals this year, can we have something with MUSIC IN IT. lets not have another pentacle or prague. there are many great test pieces...
  24. Thread: fodens band

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    fodens band

    hi there. i am after three recordings of fodens motor works, conductor fred mortimer playing, epic symphony, pagentry, comedy overture. can anyone help. many thanks ian buckley.
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    hi there. i am after three recordings all by...

    hi there. i am after three recordings all by fodens motot works band conductor fred mortimer. epic symphony, comedy overture, pagentry. can any one help me to get these recordings. please get...
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