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Alloa Contest, Sat 30th May 1885

Format:Own Choice Test Piece Contest
Adjudicators: Frank Gray, Richard Marsden
Venue: Alloa Park, Alloa, Clackmannanshire, Scotland, UK

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Position Band Conductor Test Piece
1 Besses-o'-the-Barn Unknown, do you know? Rossini's Works / Rossini Fantasia / Reminiscences of Rossini [arr. Owen]
2 Oldham Unknown, do you know?
3 Honley Unknown, do you know?
4 Linthwaite Unknown, do you know?
Kirkcaldy Trades Unknown, do you know?
Portobello Unknown, do you know?
Alloa Colliery Unknown, do you know?
Tillicoultry Unknown, do you know?
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Source:
The Dundee Courier & Argus and Northern Warder (Dundee, Scotland), Tuesday, June 02, 1885; pg. 7; Issue 9949.

8 bands played.

Hampson's book calls this "Championships of Great Britain" - the original report describes it as "open to the United Kingdom".

Prizes:
1: £40, 2: £30, 3: £14, [4: £6? 4th prize is not given in the original report where one would expect to see it, but the total prize fund of £95 would be completed by this amount]

Quickstep contest:
1 Besses, £2
2 Oldham, £1.10.0
3 Linthwaite, £1
4 Honley, 10s


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