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  1. Hornblower RN

    What a performer

    This had me in stitches this morning :clap: :clap: the end is brilliant:)
  2. Hornblower RN

    Sold/Expired 1961 Conn Director trumpet with Coprion Bell

    For sale on ebay...check it out here
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    Brass bands as an English icon

    Personally I believe it should be a British Icon ....check it out here ....I made a comment a couple of months and it's taken this long to be accepted. We could certainly do with highlighting the Brass Band movement......over to you.
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    Vacancies For Ogmore Valley Silver Band

    Ogmore Valley Silver Band - vacancies Edit: for current vacancies and contact details, please see most recent posts Based in Ogmore Vale,-3.54157|14|4&loc=GB:51.60031:-3.54157:14|Ogmore%20Vale|Ogmore%20Vale,%20Ogmore%20Valley,%20CF32%207 in the...
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    Oh dear...the shame of it...guards band kicked out of Oz

    This must be a first for any band,,2-2007220215,00.html :oops:
  6. Hornblower RN

    This had me rocking with laughter

    Browsing through a veterans Royal Navy site I subscribe to I came across this one this morning...well worth a look :D
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    Sold/Expired Conductor's score for sale..Haydn Trumpet Concerto arranged for brass band

    The score is in very good condition considering it's age. Arranged by Frank Wright and originally published in 1946 ...up for auction here
  8. Hornblower RN

    Morse code and Beethoven

    Check this out ...interested me being a former RN radio operator :)
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    RAH Festival of Remembrance

    Did anybody hear the Royal Marine musician playing the flugel last night with the Royal Marine band at the Festival of Remembrance in the RAH....terrific number ......superb performance but what was the name of the piece? Can anybody identify the name of the piece and the name of the player...
  10. Hornblower RN

    Grimethorpe - something different

    I personally believe this is brilliant :clap: :clap:
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    Sold/Expired Martin Committee trumpet for sale

    Martin Committee Deluxe trumpet believed to be from around 1961/2 era. No dings or dents but a little discoloration of lacquer on leadpipe and a little on inside of tuning slide. There is also a little discoloration on 2nd and 3rd valve casings. All valves and slides are in perfect condition...
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    Daily Mail Tuesday 5th September

    Anybody read Roy Hattersley's column re Grimethorpe on page 18 of today's Daily Mail? If so what are your thoughts? British Open is on Sunday according to him:oops: "Being the best band in YorKshire makes us the best band in the country"...a quote apparently by Grimethorpe sec Terry...
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    Sold/Expired Bach Strad Flugelhorn Valves

    Does anyone know where I can get a replacement valve off the shelf for my Strad Flugelhorn please? I was in the process of cleaning the instrument yesterday and one of the valves rolled off the table onto the patio floor!! Any help would be appreciated.
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    Sold/Expired Besson Eb D trumpet for sale

    Besson Eb D trumpet for sale £450 plus carriage. Can deliver FOC in South Wales area. PM me for photos. Excellent condition with original case and keys. Similar instrument sold on ebay recently
  15. Hornblower RN

    Should young children be allowed to attend contests?

    I ask this question because BAYV's performance of Rienzi on Sunday in the Brangwyn Hall was absolutely ruined for me, my partner and a few supporters sitting in front and behind me, by the antics of a young boy aged approximately 4 who was more or less uncontrollable throughout the performance...
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    Sold/Expired Restoring an old instrument? Take a look at this

    An American sent this cornet over to the UK to be refurbished. Take a look I've also had two trumpets done by Leigh. Fabulous workmanship.
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    Cheeks inflated whilst playing?

    Could this happen to you? :oops:
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    The film Brassed Off

    Does anyone know the make of the flugel that Tara Fitzgerald "plays" in the film Brassed Off? It looks like a very old model. The question is being asked on a trumpet site? Perhaps we might be able to answer the question. Thanks
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    Sold/Expired Brass in concert at Spennymoor......2 tickets for sale on Eb

    If anyone is interested there are two tickets going begging on Ebay ..check this item out Too far for me to come in November :lol: :cry:
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    Burry Port

    Anyone know the results at Burry Port today? Just come in from a big band gig. I know Ceri Thomas came second but with which band? Burry Port or Rogerstone? Thanks for the text Ceri..can't repeat it on ere though :lol: :oops: