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Midlands Area (Championship Section), 1979

Birmingham School of Music

Competed at this contest 3 times prior to 1979, first recorded in 1976. Conductor at this contest is Roy Curran.

Midlands Area History

1978 (Second Section) 1st Roy Curran The Three Musketeers
1977 (Second Section) Unknown Result Morning Rhapsody
1976 (Second Section) Unknown Result Tournament for Brass

Recent Form

Desford Colliery

Competed at this contest 19 times prior to 1979, first recorded in 1954. Conductor at this contest is Howard Snell.

Midlands Area History

1978 Unknown Result Belmont Variations
1977 1st Albert Chappell Pageantry
1976 1st Albert Chappell Spectrum
1975 Unknown Result Journey into Freedom
1974 4th Ernest Woodhouse Variations on a Ninth
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1970 Withdrawn The Corsair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

Recent Form

  • None

Teversal Colliery Welfare

Competed at this contest 20 times prior to 1979, first recorded in 1948. Conductor at this contest is Allan Street.

Midlands Area History

1978 (Second Section) Unknown Result The Three Musketeers
1977 (Second Section) Unknown Result Morning Rhapsody
1976 (Second Section) Unknown Result Tournament for Brass
1975 (Second Section) 3rd Stephen Shimwell Rhapsody in Brass
1972 (Second Section) Unknown Result Sinfonietta [Horovitz]
1971 (Second Section) Unknown Result Suite Gothique
1969 (Third Section) 1st Bernard Wilson Chorale and Variations [Lucas]
1968 (Third Section) Unknown Result Fowey River Suite

Recent Form

Calverton Celtite Welfare

Competed at this contest 11 times prior to 1979, first recorded in 1964. Conductor at this contest is L. J. Hartill.

Midlands Area History

1977 Unknown Result Pageantry
1976 Withdrawn Spectrum
1975 Unknown Result Journey into Freedom
1974 (Second Section) 1st Jon Hall Song and Dances
1973 (Third Section) 1st Jon Hall Swedish Rhapsody
1972 (Third Section) Unknown Result Three Brass Band Studies
1971 (Third Section) Unknown Result Overture for an Epic Occasion
1969 (Third Section) Unknown Result Chorale and Variations [Lucas]
1968 (Third Section) Unknown Result Fowey River Suite

Recent Form

Coventry School of Music

Competed at this contest 12 times prior to 1979, first recorded in 1967. Conductor at this contest is Leonard Pepper.

Midlands Area History

1978 Unknown Result Belmont Variations
1977 Unknown Result Pageantry
1976 Unknown Result Spectrum
1975 (Second Section) 2nd Leonard Pepper Rhapsody in Brass
1974 (Second Section) 3rd Leonard Pepper Song and Dances
1973 (Second Section) 2nd Leonard Pepper The White Company
1972 (Third Section) 3rd Leonard Pepper Three Brass Band Studies
1971 (Third Section) 3rd Leonard Pepper Overture for an Epic Occasion
1970 (Fourth Section) 1st Leonard Pepper London River
1969 (Fourth Section) Unknown Result Petite Suite de Ballet
1968 (Fourth Section) Unknown Result Threshold

Recent Form

Band of the Ancient Order of Foresters

Competed at this contest 22 times prior to 1979, first recorded in 1946. Conductor at this contest is P. Wright.

Midlands Area History

1978 Unknown Result Belmont Variations
1977 (Second Section) 1st R. Coates Morning Rhapsody
1976 (Second Section) Unknown Result Tournament for Brass
1975 (Second Section) Unknown Result Rhapsody in Brass
1974 (Third Section) Unknown Result Devon Fantasy
1970 (Second Section) Unknown Result First Suite in Eb
1969 (Second Section) Unknown Result Second Suite in F

Recent Form

Ibstock Building Products

Competed at this contest 5 times prior to 1979, first recorded in 1974. Conductor at this contest is P. Hannam.

Midlands Area History

1978 Unknown Result Belmont Variations
1977 Unknown Result Pageantry
1976 Unknown Result Spectrum
1975 4th Jon Hall Journey into Freedom
1974 3rd Jon Hall Variations on a Ninth

Recent Form

City of Coventry

Competed at this contest 32 times prior to 1979, first recorded in 1946. Conductor at this contest is Kenneth Dennison.

Midlands Area History

1978 2nd Kenneth Dennison Belmont Variations
1977 Unknown Result Pageantry
1976 3rd Ray Farr Spectrum
1975 2nd Albert Chappell Journey into Freedom
1974 1st Albert Chappell Variations on a Ninth
1973 1st Albert Chappell The Plantagenets
1972 1st Albert Chappell Concert Overture for Brass Band
1971 2nd Albert Chappell A Joyful Noise
1970 1st Albert Chappell The Corsair
1969 2nd Albert Chappell Diadem of Gold
1968 3rd Albert Chappell Themes From Beethoven's 8th Symphony

Recent Form

Langley

Competed at this contest 26 times prior to 1979, first recorded in 1948. Conductor at this contest is Dennis Masters.

Midlands Area History

1978 Unknown Result Belmont Variations
1977 Unknown Result Pageantry
1976 Unknown Result Spectrum
1975 Unknown Result Journey into Freedom
1969 Unknown Result Diadem of Gold
1968 Unknown Result Themes From Beethoven's 8th Symphony

Recent Form

  • None

Loughborough

Competed at this contest 25 times prior to 1979, first recorded in 1949. Conductor at this contest is Bud Fisher.

Midlands Area History

1978 Unknown Result Belmont Variations
1977 Unknown Result Pageantry
1976 (Second Section) 3rd Bud Fisher Tournament for Brass
1975 (Third Section) Unknown Result Partita [Gregson]
1974 (Third Section) 4th Bud Fisher Devon Fantasy
1972 (Third Section) Unknown Result Three Brass Band Studies
1971 (Third Section) Unknown Result Overture for an Epic Occasion
1970 (Third Section) Unknown Result Welsh Fantasia Land of Song
1969 (Third Section) Unknown Result Chorale and Variations [Lucas]
1968 (Third Section) Unknown Result Fowey River Suite

Recent Form

Webb Ivory Newhall

Competed at this contest 20 times prior to 1979, first recorded in 1957. Conductor at this contest is Ernest Woodhouse.

Midlands Area History

1978 3rd Ernest Woodhouse Belmont Variations
1977 Unknown Result Pageantry
1976 Unknown Result Spectrum
1975 Unknown Result Journey into Freedom
1974 Unknown Result Variations on a Ninth
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

Recent Form

Ransome Hoffmann Pollard

Competed at this contest 31 times prior to 1979, first recorded in 1945. Conductor at this contest is Stephen Shimwell.

Midlands Area History

1978 Unknown Result Belmont Variations
1977 3rd Stephen Shimwell Pageantry
1976 Unknown Result Spectrum
1975 Unknown Result Journey into Freedom
1974 Unknown Result Variations on a Ninth
1973 Unknown Result The Plantagenets
1972 4th Dennis Masters Concert Overture for Brass Band
1971 1st Dennis Masters A Joyful Noise
1970 2nd Stanley Boddington The Corsair
1969 4th Stanley Boddington Diadem of Gold
1968 Unknown Result Themes From Beethoven's 8th Symphony

Recent Form

Ratby

Competed at this contest 14 times prior to 1979, first recorded in 1951. Conductor at this contest is Betty Anderson.

Midlands Area History

1978 (Second Section) Unknown Result The Three Musketeers
1977 (Second Section) 3rd Betty Anderson Morning Rhapsody
1976 (Second Section) 4th Betty Anderson Tournament for Brass
1975 (Third Section) 3rd Betty Anderson Partita [Gregson]
1974 (Third Section) 2nd Betty Anderson Devon Fantasy
1972 (Third Section) Unknown Result Three Brass Band Studies
1970 (Fourth Section) 3rd Bernard Springett London River
1969 (Fourth Section) Unknown Result Petite Suite de Ballet
1968 (Fourth Section) 2nd Bernard Springett Threshold

Recent Form

Shirland Miners Welfare

Competed at this contest 10 times prior to 1979, first recorded in 1964. Conductor at this contest is Doug Carlin.

Midlands Area History

1978 Unknown Result Belmont Variations
1976 Unknown Result Spectrum
1975 Unknown Result Journey into Freedom
1974 Unknown Result Variations on a Ninth
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

Recent Form

Thoresby Colliery (DOSCO)

Competed at this contest 23 times prior to 1979, first recorded in 1950. Conductor at this contest is William Lippeatt.

Midlands Area History

1978 Unknown Result Belmont Variations
1977 Unknown Result Pageantry
1976 4th William Lippeatt Spectrum
1975 1st William Lippeatt Journey into Freedom
1974 Unknown Result Variations on a Ninth
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

Recent Form

Towcester Studio

Competed at this contest 25 times prior to 1979, first recorded in 1953. Conductor at this contest is William Scholes.

Midlands Area History

1978 Unknown Result Belmont Variations
1977 Unknown Result Pageantry
1976 (Second Section) 1st William Scholes Tournament for Brass
1975 (Second Section) Unknown Result Rhapsody in Brass
1974 (Second Section) Unknown Result Song and Dances
1973 (Third Section) Unknown Result Swedish Rhapsody
1972 (Third Section) Unknown Result Three Brass Band Studies
1971 (Third Section) Unknown Result Overture for an Epic Occasion
1970 (Third Section) 3rd William Scholes Welsh Fantasia Land of Song
1969 (Third Section) Unknown Result Chorale and Variations [Lucas]
1968 (Third Section) 3rd William Scholes Fowey River Suite

Recent Form

Royal Doulton

Competed at this contest 4 times prior to 1979, first recorded in 1975. Conductor at this contest is Edward Gray.

Midlands Area History

1978 Unknown Result Belmont Variations
1977 4th Edward Gray Pageantry
1976 Unknown Result Spectrum
1975 (Second Section) 1st Edward Gray Rhapsody in Brass

Recent Form

  • None

Great Universal

Competed at this contest 18 times prior to 1979, first recorded in 1946. Conductor at this contest is Keith Wilkinson.

Midlands Area History

1978 1st Geoffrey Brand Belmont Variations
1977 Unknown Result Pageantry
1976 2nd Geoffrey Brand Spectrum
1969 1st Stanley Boddington Diadem of Gold
1968 2nd Stanley Boddington Themes From Beethoven's 8th Symphony

Recent Form

William Davis Construction

Competed at this contest 29 times prior to 1979, first recorded in 1946. Conductor at this contest is John Berryman.

Midlands Area History

1978 Unknown Result Belmont Variations
1977 2nd John Berryman Pageantry
1976 Unknown Result Spectrum
1975 3rd Ian Bartram Journey into Freedom
1974 2nd Ian Bartram Variations on a Ninth
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

Recent Form

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Band Distance
Towcester Studio 58.2 mi / 93.7 km
Great Universal 52.1 mi / 83.8 km
Langley 37.3 mi / 60.0 km
City of Coventry 35.6 mi / 57.3 km
Birmingham School of Music 35.5 mi / 57.2 km
Coventry School of Music 35.2 mi / 56.7 km
Royal Doulton 30.0 mi / 48.3 km
Ransome Hoffmann Pollard 29.8 mi / 48.0 km
Band of the Ancient Order of Foresters 26.6 mi / 42.9 km
Thoresby Colliery (DOSCO) 25.2 mi / 40.5 km
Ratby 21.8 mi / 35.1 km
Teversal Colliery Welfare 19.3 mi / 31.1 km
Calverton Celtite Welfare 18.1 mi / 29.1 km
Ibstock Building Products 16.4 mi / 26.4 km
Loughborough 15.3 mi / 24.6 km
Desford Colliery 14.3 mi / 23.0 km
William Davis Construction 14.1 mi / 22.7 km
Shirland Miners Welfare 14.0 mi / 22.5 km
Webb Ivory Newhall 10.4 mi / 16.7 km

Average distance: 26.8 mi / 43.1 km

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