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Midlands Area (Championship Section), 27th Apr 1974

City of Coventry Band

William Davis Construction Group Snibston

Competed at this contest 24 times prior to 1974, first recorded in 1946. Conductor at this contest is Ian Bartram.

Midlands Area History

1973 Unknown Result The Plantagenets
1972 3rd Jon Hall Concert Overture for Brass Band
1971 3rd T. Hall A Joyful Noise
1970 3rd Jon Hall The Corsair
1969 Unknown Result Diadem of Gold
1967 (Second Section) 1st Fred Starkey Kenilworth
1966 (Second Section) 1st Fred Starkey Tchaikovsky [arr. W. Rimmer]
1965 (Second Section) 3rd Fred Starkey Old English Suite: Three Castles

Recent Form

  • None

Coalville Band

Not competed at this contest before. Conductor at this contest is Jon Hall.

Midlands Area History

None in last 10 years

Recent Form

Desford Colliery Band

Competed at this contest 14 times prior to 1974, first recorded in 1954. Conductor at this contest is Ernest Woodhouse.

Midlands Area History

1973 2nd Ernest Woodhouse The Plantagenets
1972 2nd Ernest Woodhouse Concert Overture for Brass Band
1971 Unknown Result A Joyful Noise
1970 Withdrawn The Corsair
1968 (Second Section) 1st Bernard Springett Vizcaya
1967 (Third Section) 1st Bernard Springett Eine Kleine Nachtmusik
1966 (Third Section) Withdrawn The English Maiden
1965 (Third Section) Unknown Result Brass Triptych: Old Westminster
1964 (Third Section) Unknown Result Old Palace Yard

Recent Form

Pressed Steel Fisher Works

Competed at this contest 13 times prior to 1974, first recorded in 1945. Conductor at this contest is J. Bright.

Midlands Area History

1971 Unknown Result A Joyful Noise
1970 Unknown Result The Corsair
1969 Withdrawn Diadem of Gold
1968 Withdrawn Themes From Beethoven's 8th Symphony
1966 Unknown Result The Force of Destiny (La Forza del Destino) - Overture [arr. F. Wright]
1965 6th J. Bright Themes from the First Symphony [Beethoven]

Recent Form

Kibworth

Competed at this contest 27 times prior to 1974, first recorded in 1947. Conductor at this contest is P. Wright.

Midlands Area History

1973 4th P. Wright The Plantagenets
1972 Unknown Result Concert Overture for Brass Band
1971 Unknown Result A Joyful Noise
1970 4th William Scholes The Corsair
1969 3rd Walter B. Hargreaves Diadem of Gold
1968 1st Walter B. Hargreaves Themes From Beethoven's 8th Symphony
1967 2nd William Scholes Festival Music
1966 3rd William Scholes The Force of Destiny (La Forza del Destino) - Overture [arr. F. Wright]
1965 1st William Scholes Themes from the First Symphony [Beethoven]
1964 (Second Section) 1st William Scholes The Great City

Recent Form

  • 25th Nov 1973: 4th - City of Leicester Brass Band Festival (Championship Section), conductor Unknown, do you know?
  • 4th Nov 1973: - Watford (Championship Section), conductor Paul Wright.

Newhall

Competed at this contest 15 times prior to 1974, first recorded in 1957. Conductor at this contest is Dennis Masters.

Midlands Area History

1973 3rd David Smith The Plantagenets
1972 Unknown Result Concert Overture for Brass Band
1970 (Second Section) 1st Ernest Woodhouse First Suite in Eb
1969 (Third Section) Unknown Result Chorale and Variations [Lucas]
1968 (Third Section) 4th Ernest Woodhouse Fowey River Suite
1967 (Third Section) 4th Ernest Woodhouse Eine Kleine Nachtmusik
1966 (Third Section) Unknown Result The English Maiden
1965 (Third Section) Unknown Result Brass Triptych: Old Westminster
1964 (Fourth Section) 1st J. H. Draycott A Rural Suite

Recent Form

Ransome Hoffman Pollard Works

Rushden Temperance

Competed at this contest 24 times prior to 1974, first recorded in 1948. Conductor at this contest is Robert Howard.

Midlands Area History

1971 Unknown Result A Joyful Noise
1970 Unknown Result The Corsair
1969 Unknown Result Diadem of Gold
1968 4th Stan Brown Themes From Beethoven's 8th Symphony
1967 Unknown Result Festival Music
1966 Unknown Result The Force of Destiny (La Forza del Destino) - Overture [arr. F. Wright]
1965 5th Ernest Denton Themes from the First Symphony [Beethoven]
1964 2nd George Crossland Symphony of Marches

Recent Form

  • None

Shirland Miners Welfare

Competed at this contest 6 times prior to 1974, first recorded in 1964. Conductor at this contest is Doug Carlin.

Midlands Area History

1972 (Second Section) Unknown Result Sinfonietta [Horovitz]
1971 (Third Section) 4th Doug Carlin Overture for an Epic Occasion
1970 (Third Section) Withdrawn Welsh Fantasia Land of Song
1968 (Third Section) Withdrawn Fowey River Suite
1965 (Third Section) Withdrawn Brass Triptych: Old Westminster
1964 (Fourth Section) Unknown Result A Rural Suite

Recent Form

Shirley (Solihull)

Competed at this contest 22 times prior to 1974, first recorded in 1947. Conductor at this contest is Hugh Watkins.

Midlands Area History

1973 Unknown Result The Plantagenets
1972 (Second Section) 1st Hugh Watkins Sinfonietta [Horovitz]
1971 (Second Section) 3rd Hugh Watkins Suite Gothique
1970 (Second Section) Unknown Result First Suite in Eb
1969 (Second Section) Unknown Result Second Suite in F
1968 (Second Section) Unknown Result Vizcaya
1967 (Second Section) Unknown Result Kenilworth
1966 (Second Section) Unknown Result Tchaikovsky [arr. W. Rimmer]
1965 (Second Section) Unknown Result Old English Suite: Three Castles
1964 (Second Section) Unknown Result The Great City

Recent Form

Thoresby Colliery Welfare

Competed at this contest 18 times prior to 1974, first recorded in 1950. Conductor at this contest is William Lippeatt.

Midlands Area History

1973 Unknown Result The Plantagenets
1972 Withdrawn Concert Overture for Brass Band
1971 Unknown Result A Joyful Noise
1969 (Second Section) 1st William Lippeatt Second Suite in F
1968 (Second Section) 4th William Lippeatt Vizcaya
1966 (Second Section) Unknown Result Tchaikovsky [arr. W. Rimmer]
1965 (Second Section) Unknown Result Old English Suite: Three Castles
1964 (Second Section) Unknown Result The Great City

Recent Form

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Band Distance
Thoresby Colliery Welfare 39.3 mi / 63.2 km
Shirland Miners Welfare 36.1 mi / 58.2 km
Pressed Steel Fisher Works 34.0 mi / 54.7 km
Ransome Hoffman Pollard Works 33.8 mi / 54.4 km
Shirley (Solihull) 33.6 mi / 54.1 km
Rushden Temperance 31.5 mi / 50.8 km
City of Coventry Band 22.4 mi / 36.0 km
Newhall 21.6 mi / 34.8 km
William Davis Construction Group Snibston 13.0 mi / 20.9 km
Coalville Band 12.5 mi / 20.1 km
Desford Colliery Band 12.4 mi / 20.0 km
Kibworth 7.9 mi / 12.8 km

Average distance: 24.8 mi / 40.0 km

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