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    It is available with piano accompaniment in one...

    It is available with piano accompaniment in one of the USA Eastern Territoriy's solo albums:

    http://www.music.use-salvationarmy.org/pubs/solo.html (Album 5)

    The JWPepper site lists the band...
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    Just a little clarification regarding the...

    Just a little clarification regarding the Salvation Army use of the term 'adherent': it was recognised some time ago that there were those who were linked with the SA, and frequently worshipping...
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    Many of the tunes we now think of as hymn tunes...

    Many of the tunes we now think of as hymn tunes have their origins as secular songs or folk songs. The Salvation Army has certainly published Myfanwy with words, and it has been sung as such by SA...
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    Whilst I know what you are saying, there are also...

    Whilst I know what you are saying, there are also instances where involvement on an informal basis has led to a fuller commitment. At a recent concert by the Solent Fellowship Band it was pointed...
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    There are several aspects to this question, and...

    There are several aspects to this question, and different locations may well have resolved it in their own way.

    Membership of a commissioned Salvation Army Band is limited to those who have signed...
  6. Ordered and looking forward to hearing it.

    Ordered and looking forward to hearing it.
  7. Please note that personal attacks are not...

    Please note that personal attacks are not acceptable, and apologies for having to also delete some valid responses to the original post. Please keep any negative comments in general terms, ie manner...
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    Sorry for only just approving this, which means...

    Sorry for only just approving this, which means the broadcast time has passed. It can still be accessed via the BBC i-player service:

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b047zt4v
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    You wonder if he'd be better off with Percy...

    You wonder if he'd be better off with Percy Grainger's 'Gumsuckers March'!
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    Sticky: Done :)

    Done :)
  11. Done - glad to hear you had a good time!

    Done - glad to hear you had a good time!
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    One question with a transcription/arrangement...

    One question with a transcription/arrangement concerns the intention: is it simply to reproduce the original as closely as possible using the instruments available, or is it to bring something fresh...
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    I am sure we would all thank you for that...

    I am sure we would all thank you for that clarification, Chris, and trust that your future involvement with brass bands will continue to be positive.
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    I enjoyed the series, but I personally found it...

    I enjoyed the series, but I personally found it somewhat of an anticlimax not having a proper play-off, and it could have been interesting to see how the bands responded to the remarks made following...
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    The Db piccolo was certainly pretty standard,...

    The Db piccolo was certainly pretty standard, many arrangements well into the 20th Century still including Db piccolo parts.
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    We do seem to be going round in circles with this...

    We do seem to be going round in circles with this one, but I would take issue with your final statement. The competition is an entertainment event that pits very different groups against each other,...
  17. Thread: George Hicks

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    George Hicks

    I'm sure tMPers will be sorry to hear of the passing this afternoon of George Hicks, grandfather of regular poster Chris, and father to two excellent euphonium players in Andrew and Paul.

    He and I...
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    I agree they were convincing winners. Felt sorry...

    I agree they were convincing winners. Felt sorry for Tylertown's soloist who did not have a good day, and agree with the commentators that it could have done with a bit more 'oomph'. Wasn't realy...
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    You're the one who raised it in Post #40: anyway,...

    You're the one who raised it in Post #40: anyway, there's no disgrace in coming last in a field of such quality.
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    Sticky: Done

    Done
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    Not sure of all the historical background, but...

    Not sure of all the historical background, but military bands quickly gravitated to use the Bb/Eb series of instruments (clarinets, cornets, horns). When the saxophone was invented, there were...
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    This link should help:...

    This link should help:
    https://www.s4c.co.uk/cerddoriaeth/e_band-cymru.shtml

    Tredegar were first class last night; Northrop played well, but with a much more traditional programme. They were up...
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    Note: irrelevant and flippant posts removed.

    Note: irrelevant and flippant posts removed.
  24. Heard most of the bands from about 5 onwards:...

    Heard most of the bands from about 5 onwards: excellent audio, although the picture needed refreshing a few times (probably my computer!)
  25. Thread: Hello

    by PeterBale
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    Good to have you onboard Anthony!

    Good to have you onboard Anthony!
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