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    Passing of Philip Loveday (LCpl)

    Hello, I am writing to inform you all of my father's passing. I don't know if any of you knew him through his military banding career or civvy street. Philip Francis Loveday, Big Phil, Taff or Bass2Bone He played with many bands over the years. Veteran's Concert Band and Gwaun Cae Gurwen...
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    Errata for partita for band postcards from home

    Has this question been answered as I would like to know: Is there an errata update for Partita for Band (Philip Wilby)? ​If so where is it?
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    Paddy's Spring Festival - 2013

    Wow Tylorstown are ranked outsiders again, same as last year and we can 3rd in our 1st ever Spring Festival...I like them odds very much indeed
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    Sold/Expired Stand Banners

    Have you ever thought of finding a sowing machinist who would like to be recognised for their work done......It could work out a lot cheaper and you could end up with free advertising? As for anyone around your area, sorry....But good luck and would like to see what design and by whom, just in...
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    Band website reviews

    I do believe you are on about our site, if not I apologise. We are a Concert Brass Band and therefore there is no limitaions on the number of Euphs, Horns, troms etc., etc. Size is not the issue, it is for the enjoyment of not contesting and just to make music...
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    Band website reviews

    Hi Rapier, I suggest you try this one : www.webs.com Very good , free and live updates.
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    Band website reviews

    I will also look at these sites as it will say alot about how a band is running for the public support they dearly need to survive. www.pencoedconcertbrass.webs.com Philip Loveday Solo Euphonium Pencoed Concert Brass Bass Trombone Tylorstown Band
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    Blow for Flowers!

    I suppose so but I have been living with my back now for 9 years which has made me weary of doing what I used to do(Moutain biking, parachuting etc., but I never gave up my music/playing in brass/dance bands. I suppose that Carolyn's back went into spasm and over time decided enough was...
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    Must be mad?

    I totally agree with you there Steve.....what a way to go .....;)
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    Blow for Flowers!

    Bad backs! Hello Carolyn, I also have a bad back (degeneration of the lower Spine and Broken Neck) and I wasn't going to miss out playing at Harrogate..... So with Wheelchair under foot and Bass Trombone at hand I went on stage and for 15 minutes forgot about the pain and played on.....IF...
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    Must be mad?

    Hi everyone, my name is Philip and I am from the sunny south part of Wales. UK..;) I like most if not all of us started our banding careers on the cornet and progressed to the where we were needed and moved on from there. I currently play Bass Trombone for the Tylorstown Band from the...
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    4 Bars Rest interview.

    Further to my previous post, how many of you said 'We played better than the winning band?' You may have done so and a lot of people will agree with you, but how many made the piece musically right, feel right with tonal qualities, dynamic distinction and rhythmic clarity that only top section...
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    4 Bars Rest interview.

    After reading all that is written about Mr. Brian Buckley and some I feel rather unfair....So the percussionist won the soloist prize? At least he won it and it also shows that there are other instruments in a band..... Now if a 3rd cornet had won such a prize atoned by another adjudicator...
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