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  1. Thread: Band subs

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    because if you rely entirely on that steam of...

    because if you rely entirely on that steam of funding, you become a professional band rather than an amateur one, and that opens an entirely new can of worms.
  2. Thread: Band subs

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    this reminds me that i need pay some band subs :)

    this reminds me that i need pay some band subs :)
  3. I think the discussion topics have become less...

    I think the discussion topics have become less interesting. Examples are :-
    What mouthpiece should I use (to which everyone replies "that one that I use")
    Favourite test pieces, etc.
    Asking for...
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    Martin Cordner did an extended concert...

    Martin Cordner did an extended concert arrangemnet here , there is a singable verse in it somewhere
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    there are moulded cases by Jakob Winter on eBay...

    there are moulded cases by Jakob Winter on eBay for about 550-600
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    there is a Ken Downie arrangement in the Derrick...

    there is a Ken Downie arrangement in the Derrick Kane album
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    one of the interesting aspects of this site is...

    one of the interesting aspects of this site is that folks will discuss health and disability issues here, I wonder if you have discussed your problem with a health professional such as a...
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    one of my pet hates is hearing "God save our...

    one of my pet hates is hearing "God save our Queen" when it should be "God save the Queen" - usually by some cross-over "artist" at sporting events
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    no you're not a dinosaur, the old green book had...

    no you're not a dinosaur, the old green book had the carols in a particular order of importance, in the red book they are in alphabetical order, so anything being with letters after j get played less...
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    I suppose that it depends on having the necesarry...

    I suppose that it depends on having the necesarry skills, tools and the correct bits and bobs to do those little jobs, doing them wrong will damage the instrument and would possibly lose more in the...
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    Barry Green wrote a book called "The Mastery of...

    Barry Green wrote a book called "The Mastery of Music" as a follow up to the Inner game of music, whilst it is not a "how to do music" kind of book, it offers diverse insights into music from a a...
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    in one band I played in we had an administrator...

    in one band I played in we had an administrator who believed that this (amongst other aspects of law and organisational rules) didn't apply to him, and by extension to the band. Perhaps all players...
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    bill lewington in Laindon is not far from...

    bill lewington in Laindon is not far from chelmsford
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    Some publishers already do that, they send you a...

    Some publishers already do that, they send you a single copy of each part that you use as the master to copy as many times as you need, but you are charged for a full band set and for a licence to do...
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    it is indeed a miniature masterpiece, and one of...

    it is indeed a miniature masterpiece, and one of the most difficult pieces in the Salvation Army repertoire, every part is exposed and poses real technical challenges. Whatever your beliefs, this is...
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    I had that solution, but it got increasingly...

    I had that solution, but it got increasingly unreliable and expensive and ended up telling me to carry my own junk
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    have you ever noticed that truly remarkable...

    have you ever noticed that truly remarkable musicians do not see themselves as being at all remarkable?
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    I think that might be because it comes with a...

    I think that might be because it comes with a licence to photocopy as many parts as you need for your band
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    in truth, I really don't know, and I suspect the...

    in truth, I really don't know, and I suspect the answer is both and neither. our band has accompanied some famous players in the recent past, for instance Nick Hudson and Roger Webster, and they were...
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    so you've figured out what we already know - that...

    so you've figured out what we already know - that the SA is full of people who are far from perfect, and it's not our job to send anyone to fiery hell. the refraining from drinking, smoking,...
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    A Salvation Army band, like any other is made up...

    A Salvation Army band, like any other is made up of a group of individuals who somehow find a common cause, some are there because they are third, fourth or fifth generation of their family to play...
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    I think Myfanwy counts as a hymn tune, and yes,...

    I think Myfanwy counts as a hymn tune, and yes, someone in the SA did write words to it, "Priceless Treasure" as I remember
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    there are a number of things here, the Salvation...

    there are a number of things here, the Salvation Army does not have a monopoly on devotional music (after all it has only been here for the last 150 years of of 1500 + years of religious music) and...
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    this is the real dilemma that we have got...

    this is the real dilemma that we have got ourselves in to, and it is saying that the ends justify the means. I don't want to be misunderstood here, I enjoy making music with a wide variety of people,...
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    the purpose of any band should be clear to its...

    the purpose of any band should be clear to its members, if it is to win contests or make money (and I'm not saying that there is necessarily anything wrong with those aims) then everyone accepts...
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