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  1. Dyddgu

    The Ultimate Question?

    So, I am on the verge of giving up playing and banding and whatnot for good. I think the last time I actually enjoyed playing was back with tMp band at last year's Whit Fridays, and I caught myself thinking over the weekend - why do we do it? Why, when banding is so full of politics and ego...
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    Sold/Expired Looking for a baritone gigbag...

    Hi all! LisaHolley came to band last night with the most beautiful gig bag I've ever seen! It seems she bought it when she went to Pontins with TmP band, and it's fab - just what I've been looking for for years. But she doesn't remember from whom she bought it! Anybody got any ideas? It's...
  3. Dyddgu

    Coming to Oxford University?

    If so, congratulations! City of Oxford Band is looking for players of all instruments and abilities to join this friendly, close-knit band, with occasional contests, frequent jobs, and even more frequent socialising! We are only one short bus ride away from the city centre, convenient for most...
  4. Dyddgu

    Arban solos - accompaniments?

    Ok, sorry to do this to you all twice in one week, but this is the best place I know to pick brains (apart from Cardiff pubs) ;-) Does anyone know whether there are any available piano accompaniments for the air varies/solos at the back of the Arban, apart from "Carnival de Venise" which I...
  5. Dyddgu

    French Solos - not an euphemism!!

    Scrub your filthy minds out with soap now... ;-) Seriously though, have been begged to play a solo for a fundraising concert on my beloved baritone, so I need to find a solo to play. Unfortunately, the evening is themed "French", and I can't think of a thing to play! Any ideas? I enjoy...
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    Sold/Expired Screws... A Random Query.

    Hello, Have a very odd query for the site :oops: ... my Best Beloved has just got himself a lovely old (1897) Besson Prototype cornet, which is nicely fixed up now. Only thing missing is a screw for the lyre-holding bit. Don't want to go ruining it by putting in a nasty screw from the...
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