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    Brass Band Rotary Tubists - Step Forward!

    Spot on Martin! The Miraphone is a lovely sounding instrument to blow, but it just didn't blend with the rest of the section, also the tuning suffered on different notes to what I was used to on the Sovereign I was playing on. Brass banding bass/tuba sections are all about team work, a matching...
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    spring festival 2013

    It was anounced on 4Bars Rest on 2nd November last year, so you shouldn't have too much longer to wait
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    Paddy's Spring Festival - 2011

    Adjudicators now announced, courtesy http://www.thebritishopen.net/ THE 91st SPRING BRASS BAND FESTIVAL Adjudicators DEREK BROADBENT STAN LIPPEATT LYNDA NICHOLSON DAVID READ FRANK RENTON DAVID ROBERTS
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    Paddy's Spring Festival 2010

    THE SENIOR TROPHY QUALIFYING CONTEST FOR THE 2011 SENIOR CUP Spanish Hall – Draw 10.00am Start 11.00 am TEST PIECE - : Le Roi d’Ys – EDOUARD LALO arr. FRANK WRIGHT ALDBOURNE David Williams BEAUMARIS Gwyn Evans BLACKBURN AND DARWEN Nick Sheppard BOURNEMOUTH CONCERT BRASS Captain Dave...
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    Paddy's Spring Festival 2010

    I think the missing band is Newbridge
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    Regionals 2010 : Championship Test Piece - English Heritage

    Does anyone know if there is an officiaL errata for English Heritage?
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    Pontins 2009

    The closing date for bands to enter Pontins 2009 is 26/9/09. The pre draw is done soon after this date. Going by previous years this should be notified to band contest secretaries towards the end of next week. Although 4barsrest did not release a list of competing bands prior to the...
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    2009 Grand Shield - Competing Bands

    You are right Fiona! He was Mr Grainger
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    Weston-super-Mare Own Choice Contest 2009

    Good luck to all at Wantage B Band, hope you can build on the Regional success!
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    Flowers Back In Business.

    Nice to see the "old name back" Best wishes to you all for the weekend and ongoing.
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    Sold/Expired FOR SALE - Conn 34J 4-valve BBb bass 1921

    Be sad to see "the beast" go Tim, top instrument for anyone who is interested though
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    How many different instruments have you played?

    Only BBb bass really for me and not very well at that.... Have dabbled with Eb Bass for orchestrial and wind band stuff if asked to help out as I can't read bass cleff.
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    What about the hottest??

    Bugle 2006, phew that was hot! had to drink a lot of beer to make up for it... Shouldn't moan last year it was teeming down! Wonder what this year will bring....
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