Received my copy of 2008 areas CD over the weekend and was generally impressed with music and presentation.
However I don’t think there will be many happy Whitburn fans!!
Band review on CD notes:
Cory Band – 1.5 pages
Black Dyke - 1.5 pages
Whitburn – 0.5 pages with best...
I have a question about playing in 2 different areas.
Is this possible?
Our MD thinks there is (or used to be) a rule that allows players to play in 2 different areas. He thinks you can be registered with a band, in say Area A, but still be allowed to play for a band in Area...
My band is considering taking the Pontins challenge this year.
4th section test piece is "Facets of Glass" by Gordon Langford - don't know anything about this piece (other than it was written as 2nd Section for Pilkingtons Contest) so would be grateful for any information...
I will be playing "Divertimento" by Brian Kelly in the 4th section regional at Blackpool and have been browsing through the score and have a couple of question that I would be gratfeul to hear your thoughts on.
The percusion parts are written as "optional" on the score so:
I was listening to "Just Good Friends" CD - Maurice Murphy & Don Lusher and was wondering if their "Somewhere in the Night" arrangement is available generally for band or was just a one off for this recording.
Any info on publishers/suppliers would be welcome.
Heard a good Euph solo version of "Watching the Wheat" - Henry Gheel, a few months back on LTB and found an old crumpled/yellowed copy of the solo part when clearing out my archive.
Does anybody (probably Oracle Roger could help here) know if this is still in print for band...