I used to have a sovereign cornet and found that water used to collect in the bend beyond the tuning slide but before it entered the valve block, used to find that by keeping the tuning slide well lubricated and marking it with a pencil, i could remove the slide, tip the water out and replace...
Common sense would be substantiating your 'facts' by checking the accounts of the top bands (not necessary to name names and bands to do this), some of which appear on the charity commissions web-site and are freely available. You may well be right, although having just done the above I think...
This thread sums up why the brass band movement is in decline, a decent article in a quality national newspaper about a band with a great heritage, and all everyone seems to want to do is find fault with elements of the article.
What happened to congratulations for raising the profile of...
It's also worth noting, that in the grace notes before the last section there is a discrepancy between the solo cornet part and the conductors score, this was discovered whilst it was been recorded...we were reliably informed that the score was right!
If you don't adjust it, it will always...
I am guessing if Customs were going to show an interest, they would have done so in 2004 when the order was placed and that post was written ;)
Not sure if there are any UK distributors of these now, best bet is to know someone who is going to toronto that could bring one back for you!
Have to say that i thought the standard of the performers at this years concert was (for me)the best for some time.
The variety of music played/sung was also well thought out, and provided a good variety of musical styles, to keep the audience interested/entertained.
I really enjoyed the...
I will be going
Line up of participants includes:
International Staff Band
International Staff Songsters
Amsterdam Staff Band
Vasa Gospel choir (Sweden)
Guest Soloist - a certain Mr David Daws
should be a good night of SA Music at its best
aka - Simon Rowney - Sheffield...