Recent content by johnflugel

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    Quintessence - new recording from Fairey Band with guest soloist, Owen Farr

    On Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 June, Fairey Band recorded eight works by Robert Redhead for a CD for the Clarence Adoo Trust. It will be released before the end of November and the track list is: A Fanfare of Praise Isaiah 40 I will follow Thee Tenore (guest soloist Owen Farr, tenor horn) Picton...
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    Sold/Expired New recording from the new Scottish Open Champions, for the Clarence Adoo Trust

    'Melodies from the Great Composers' is the new release in aid of the Clarence Adoo Trust featuring the recently crowned Scottish Open Champion Band, Co-operative Funeralcare, plus guest soloists Steve Stewart (trumpet), Dávur Juul Magnussen (trombone) and Owen Farr (tenor horn) More information...
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    New recording from Co-operative Funeralcare Band- Melodies from the Great Composers

    Fundraisers for the Clarence Adoo Trust are delighted to announce that Melodies from the Great Composers will be the next recording undertaken in aid of this worthy cause. The recording will be a collection of classical transcriptions and arrangements published by The Salvation Army and...
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    Rest in Peace Mrs Thatcher.

    I have nothing specific to add on Thatcher other than I saw poll last night (from 2010) asking who the best and worst post war prime minster has been and something like 80% of of the vote was for her, be it as best or worst. Talk about a split down the middle! I am not a Tory (I really find it...
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    Paddy's London & Southern Counties Area - 2013

    So Zone One players don't get £500 each for the area? How disappointing to learn that they're not a bunch of mercenarys, hell-bent on bleeding the movement dry with their wicked non-heartfelt, Eric Ball-less playing ;)
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    Paddy's London & Southern Counties Area - 2013

    What and who on earth are you talking about?
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    Paddy's West of England Area - 2013

    It's the assumption from some that judges are bothered about knowing which band is on stage that annoys me. I have only had one or two experiences judging 'blind' and I could honestly say the furthest thing from my mind was wondering which band is on stage. It just wasn't of interest, you just...
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    Paddy's Midlands Area - 2013

    Perhaps the Finals clashes with the Japan tour mentioned in the release. Just a thought. Really good band - sure they will be back in good shape for Preston and beyond.
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    Ad Undas - to the waves!

    I meant 'Prague' is great ;) I have no issue with Ad Undas - it works fine.
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    Ad Undas - to the waves!

    I think the piece is great.
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    Amazing Grace for congregational singing

    If you want something a little different to the straight forward hymn tune arrangement then you can adapt William Himes version of it. Thundersley did it recently for a Remembrance service and it worked nicely.
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    "Grimethorpe Colliery Band in danger of folding" ?

    I was just isolating one statement rather than speaking about specific bands. The general public does not owe bands a living.
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    scottish open

    Spot on.