National Youth Brass Band Champs. 2004

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British Bandsman issue dated 19th July carries an article that announces the test pieces for the National Youth Brass Band Championships of Great Britain 2004.

Here are the details and links to CDs that they can be heard on;
Open Championship ; Partita for Band (Philip Wilby) (Grimethorpe)
County Championship ; An English Suite (Michael Ball) (Black Dyke)
Community Championship ; A Cambrian Suite (Michael Ball) (Black Dyke)
Schools Championship ; Haslemere Suite (Peter Graham) (Fodens)
Junior Championship ; Own choice

Details of how to enter the contest appear in the advert on page 12 of the BB.


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Or you can buy Harrogate's recording of Partita from

We made this a few years ago with Philip Wilby amongst the percussion team, so I suppose you'd be able to hear exactly how the glock part should sound!



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I recall taking part in a somewhat off-form performance of Philip Wilby's 'Dance before the Lord' with the NYBB at the RNCM (I think) with Mr Wilby at the Organ. The only Organ cue I had in the piece was missing in the concert...


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