Published on October 26th, 2018 by gavin

Bands Line Up for Dewsbury Contest

The Yorkshire & Humberside Brass Band Association hold their Annual Contest at
Dewsbury Town Hall on Sunday, 4th November commencing 10.00am

Despite a number of withdrawals there will be 18 bands competing on the day playing their own choice of test piece.  17 different test pieces will be played with only one test piece being duplicated.

All graded sections are represented plus unregistered bands. Supporters are guaranteed a full day of excellent music for a minimal charge of £6.00.

A list of competing bands and chosen test pieces as follows:-
Clifton & Lightcliffe
Cockerton Silver
Dronfield Genquip
Dunston Silver
Jayess Newbiggin
North Skelton
Rivington & Adlington
Swinton & District;
University of Nottingham

Test pieces:-
Cry of the Mountain – Howard Lorriman
Dimensions – Peter Graham
Episodes for Brass – Gareth Church
Fire in the Blood – Paul Livatt-Cooper
First Suite in Eb – Gustav Holst
Haslemere Suite – Peter Graham
Labour & Love – Percy Fletcher
Lake of the Moon – Kevin Houben
Napoleon on the Alps – Philip Harper
Purcell Variations – Kennth Downie
Renaissance – Peter Grahap
Saint-Saens Variations by Philip Sparke
Tallis Variations – Philip Sparke
The Saga of Haakon the Good – Philip Sparke
Trittico for Brass Band – James Curnow
Vitae Aeturnum – Paul Lovatt-Cooper
Voices of Youth – Edward Gregson
Willow Pattern – Philip Harper

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