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Scottish Championship (Championship Section), 1962

Test Piece: Salute to Youth
- Gilbert Vinter
Adjudicators: Cecil Peacock
Venue: Usher Hall, Edinburgh

Scottish Championship (Second Section) 1962
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Position Band Conductor
1 Kinneil Colliery John Kirkwood
2 Scottish CWS Alex Mortimer
3 City of Edinburgh Donald James
4 Forfar Instrumental Drake Rimmer
5 Clydebank Burgh Unknown, do you know?
Tullis Russell Unknown, do you know?
Croy Parish Unknown, do you know?
Broxburn Public Unknown, do you know?
Bowhill & District Colliery Unknown, do you know?
Bo'ness & Carriden Unknown, do you know?
Barry Ostlere & Shepherd Unknown, do you know?
Whitburn Unknown, do you know?
Dalkeith Burgh Unknown, do you know?
Scottish Gas Board Unknown, do you know?
Dunfermline Town Unknown, do you know?
Hawick Saxhorn Unknown, do you know?
Newmains Unknown, do you know?
Renfrew Burgh Unknown, do you know?
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Kinneil Colliery

Competed at this contest 6 times prior to 1962, first recorded in 1955. Conductor at this contest is John Kirkwood.

Scottish Championship History

1961 3rd John Kirkwood Les Preludes [arr. Rimmer]
1960 Unknown Result Themes from Symphony no. 5 [Tchaikovsky]
1959 (Second Section) 1st John Kirkwood Yorkshire Ridings Suite
1957 (Third Section) 1st John Kirkwood Devon Fantasy
1956 (Third Section) 3rd John Kirkwood Spirit of Progress
1955 (Fourth Section) 1st John Kirkwood A Summer Day

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Scottish CWS

Competed at this contest 31 times prior to 1962, first recorded in 1919. Conductor at this contest is Alex Mortimer.

Scottish Championship History

1960 1st Alex Mortimer Themes from Symphony no. 5 [Tchaikovsky]
1959 1st Alex Mortimer Wuthering Heights
1957 1st Alex Mortimer The Moor of Venice
1956 2nd Elgar Clayton Themes from Symphony no. 9 [Beethoven]
1955 4th Elgar Clayton Orion [Bantock]
1953 2nd W. C. Crozier The Golden Hind
1952 5th George Hawkins Unfinished Symphony [arr. Greenwood]
1951 Unknown Result Romeo and Juliet [Tchaikovsky, arr. D. Rimmer]

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City of Edinburgh

Competed at this contest 32 times prior to 1962, first recorded in 1908. Conductor at this contest is Donald James.

Scottish Championship History

1961 Unknown Result Les Preludes [arr. Rimmer]
1960 3rd John Hoggans Themes from Symphony no. 5 [Tchaikovsky]
1957 8th Unknown, do you know? The Moor of Venice
1956 4th John Hoggans Themes from Symphony no. 9 [Beethoven]
1955 Unknown Result Orion [Bantock]
1953 8th John Faulds The Golden Hind
1952 12th Unknown, do you know? Unfinished Symphony [arr. Greenwood]
1951 Unknown Result Romeo and Juliet [Tchaikovsky, arr. D. Rimmer]

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Forfar Instrumental

Competed at this contest 34 times prior to 1962, first recorded in 1899. Conductor at this contest is Drake Rimmer.

Scottish Championship History

1959 3rd Jack Emmott Wuthering Heights
1957 13th Unknown, do you know? The Moor of Venice
1956 15th Elgar Clayton Themes from Symphony no. 9 [Beethoven]
1955 Unknown Result Orion [Bantock]
1954 1st Elgar Clayton The Severn Suite
1953 8th Harold Laycock The Golden Hind
1952 12th Unknown, do you know? Unfinished Symphony [arr. Greenwood]
1951 Unknown Result Romeo and Juliet [Tchaikovsky, arr. D. Rimmer]

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Clydebank Burgh

Competed at this contest 50 times prior to 1962, first recorded in 1895. Conductor at this contest is Unknown, do you know?

Scottish Championship History

1961 4th Alex Mortimer Les Preludes [arr. Rimmer]
1959 2nd Alex Mortimer Wuthering Heights
1957 2nd Alex Mortimer The Moor of Venice
1956 1st Rex Mortimer Themes from Symphony no. 9 [Beethoven]
1955 1st Alex Mortimer Orion [Bantock]
1954 Unknown Result The Severn Suite
1953 6th John Hoggans The Golden Hind
1952 16th Unknown, do you know? Unfinished Symphony [arr. Greenwood]
1951 2nd George Hawkins Romeo and Juliet [Tchaikovsky, arr. D. Rimmer]

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Barry Ostlere & Shepherd

Competed at this contest 25 times prior to 1962, first recorded in 1904. Conductor at this contest is Unknown, do you know?

Scottish Championship History

1961 Unknown Result Les Preludes [arr. Rimmer]
1960 4th John Faulds Themes from Symphony no. 5 [Tchaikovsky]
1957 14th Unknown, do you know? The Moor of Venice
1956 3rd John Faulds Themes from Symphony no. 9 [Beethoven]
1955 2nd John Faulds Orion [Bantock]
1953 3rd John Faulds The Golden Hind
1952 8th Unknown, do you know? Unfinished Symphony [arr. Greenwood]
1951 Unknown Result Romeo and Juliet [Tchaikovsky, arr. D. Rimmer]

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Scottish Gas Board

Competed at this contest 10 times prior to 1962, first recorded in 1948. Conductor at this contest is Unknown, do you know?

Scottish Championship History

1961 2nd Alex Mortimer Les Preludes [arr. Rimmer]
1957 11th Unknown, do you know? The Moor of Venice
1956 17th D. M. MacBrayne Themes from Symphony no. 9 [Beethoven]
1955 Unknown Result Orion [Bantock]
1953 11th D. M. MacBrayne The Golden Hind
1952 9th Unknown, do you know? Unfinished Symphony [arr. Greenwood]
1951 Unknown Result Romeo and Juliet [Tchaikovsky, arr. D. Rimmer]

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Bo'ness & Carriden

Competed at this contest 33 times prior to 1962, first recorded in 1895. Conductor at this contest is Unknown, do you know?

Scottish Championship History

1961 Unknown Result Les Preludes [arr. Rimmer]
1959 4th Hugh Forbes Wuthering Heights
1957 9th Unknown, do you know? The Moor of Venice
1956 7th Hugh Forbes Themes from Symphony no. 9 [Beethoven]
1955 Unknown Result Orion [Bantock]
1953 7th Hugh Forbes The Golden Hind
1952 10th Unknown, do you know? Unfinished Symphony [arr. Greenwood]
1951 Unknown Result Romeo and Juliet [Tchaikovsky, arr. D. Rimmer]

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Bowhill & District Colliery

Competed at this contest 30 times prior to 1962, first recorded in 1906. Conductor at this contest is Unknown, do you know?

Scottish Championship History

1961 Unknown Result Les Preludes [arr. Rimmer]
1957 10th Unknown, do you know? The Moor of Venice
1956 11th Drake Rimmer Themes from Symphony no. 9 [Beethoven]
1955 Unknown Result Orion [Bantock]
1953 5th Drake Rimmer The Golden Hind
1952 (Second Section) 1st Drake Rimmer King Lear
1951 (Second Section) 3rd Drake Rimmer Medea

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Broxburn Public

Competed at this contest 43 times prior to 1962, first recorded in 1895. Conductor at this contest is Unknown, do you know?

Scottish Championship History

1961 Unknown Result Les Preludes [arr. Rimmer]
1960 (Second Section) 1st Harry Holwill Gallions Reach
1959 (Second Section) Unknown Result Yorkshire Ridings Suite
1956 (Second Section) 3rd Harry Holwill Land of the Ever Young
1955 (Second Section) Unknown Result Snowdon Fantasy
1954 (Third Section) 2nd J. Taylor Crown Cavalcade
1953 (Third Section) Unknown Result Rhapsody on Negro Spirituals
1952 (Third Section) 11th Unknown, do you know? Three Songs without Words
1951 (Third Section) Unknown Result Rufford Abbey

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Croy Parish

Competed at this contest 23 times prior to 1962, first recorded in 1923. Conductor at this contest is Unknown, do you know?

Scottish Championship History

1961 (Second Section) 1st John Hoggans Symphonic Suite for Brass
1960 (Second Section) 4th John Hoggans Gallions Reach
1959 (Second Section) Unknown Result Yorkshire Ridings Suite
1956 (Third Section) 2nd H. Docherty Spirit of Progress
1955 (Third Section) 4th H. Docherty Normandy
1952 (Second Section) 11th Unknown, do you know? King Lear
1951 (Second Section) 15th Unknown, do you know? Medea

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Dalkeith Burgh

Competed at this contest 15 times prior to 1962, first recorded in 1926. Conductor at this contest is Unknown, do you know?

Scottish Championship History

1961 Withdrawn Les Preludes [arr. Rimmer]
1960 (Second Section) 2nd R. Gray Gallions Reach
1959 (Second Section) Unknown Result Yorkshire Ridings Suite
1957 18th Unknown, do you know? The Moor of Venice
1956 17th R. Gray Themes from Symphony no. 9 [Beethoven]
1955 (Second Section) 1st R. Gray Snowdon Fantasy
1954 (Third Section) 1st R. Gray Crown Cavalcade
1953 (Third Section) Unknown Result Rhapsody on Negro Spirituals
1952 (Third Section) 8th Unknown, do you know? Three Songs without Words

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Dunfermline Town

Competed at this contest 24 times prior to 1962, first recorded in 1896. Conductor at this contest is Unknown, do you know?

Scottish Championship History

1961 Unknown Result Les Preludes [arr. Rimmer]
1959 (Second Section) 2nd Gregor Grant Yorkshire Ridings Suite
1956 (Second Section) 4th Gregor Grant Land of the Ever Young
1954 (Second Section) 4th Drake Rimmer Thames Valley Suite
1952 (Second Section) 10th Unknown, do you know? King Lear

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Hawick Saxhorn

Competed at this contest 36 times prior to 1962, first recorded in 1895. Conductor at this contest is Unknown, do you know?

Scottish Championship History

1961 1st James Amos Les Preludes [arr. Rimmer]
1957 16th Unknown, do you know? The Moor of Venice
1956 7th James Amos Themes from Symphony no. 9 [Beethoven]
1955 Unknown Result Orion [Bantock]
1954 4th James Amos The Severn Suite
1953 (Second Section) 1st James Amos Overture for an Epic Occasion
1952 (Second Section) 3rd James Amos King Lear
1951 (Second Section) 6th Unknown, do you know? Medea

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Newmains

Competed at this contest 4 times prior to 1962, first recorded in 1955. Conductor at this contest is Unknown, do you know?

Scottish Championship History

1960 2nd R. S. Dow Themes from Symphony no. 5 [Tchaikovsky]
1957 4th R. S. Dow The Moor of Venice
1956 9th Jack Atherton Themes from Symphony no. 9 [Beethoven]
1955 6th Charles Telfer Orion [Bantock]

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Renfrew Burgh

Competed at this contest 25 times prior to 1962, first recorded in 1919. Conductor at this contest is Unknown, do you know?

Scottish Championship History

1961 Unknown Result Les Preludes [arr. Rimmer]
1957 16th Unknown, do you know? The Moor of Venice
1956 (Second Section) 2nd J. Peckham Land of the Ever Young
1955 Unknown Result Orion [Bantock]
1953 16th J. Peckham The Golden Hind
1952 6th Unknown, do you know? Unfinished Symphony [arr. Greenwood]
1951 Unknown Result Romeo and Juliet [Tchaikovsky, arr. D. Rimmer]

Recent Form

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Tullis Russell

Competed at this contest 28 times prior to 1962, first recorded in 1921. Conductor at this contest is Unknown, do you know?

Scottish Championship History

1961 Unknown Result Les Preludes [arr. Rimmer]
1957 6th Unknown, do you know? The Moor of Venice
1956 10th Drake Rimmer Themes from Symphony no. 9 [Beethoven]
1955 3rd Drake Rimmer Orion [Bantock]
1953 10th Drake Rimmer The Golden Hind
1952 1st Drake Rimmer Unfinished Symphony [arr. Greenwood]
1951 3rd Drake Rimmer Romeo and Juliet [Tchaikovsky, arr. D. Rimmer]

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Whitburn

Competed at this contest 20 times prior to 1962, first recorded in 1905. Conductor at this contest is Unknown, do you know?

Scottish Championship History

1961 (Second Section) 2nd Harry Holwill Symphonic Suite for Brass
1960 (Second Section) 3rd Harry Holwill Gallions Reach
1959 (Second Section) Unknown Result Yorkshire Ridings Suite
1956 (Second Section) Unknown Result Land of the Ever Young
1955 (Second Section) 4th Herbert Kearsley Snowdon Fantasy
1954 (Second Section) Unknown Result Thames Valley Suite
1953 (Third Section) 2nd Herbert Kearsley Rhapsody on Negro Spirituals
1952 (Third Section) 4th Herbert Kearsley Three Songs without Words
1951 (Third Section) Unknown Result Rufford Abbey

Recent Form

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Band Distance
Forfar Instrumental 49.7 mi / 80.0 km
Clydebank Burgh 46.4 mi / 74.7 km
Renfrew Burgh 46.2 mi / 74.4 km
Scottish CWS 40.1 mi / 64.5 km
Hawick Saxhorn 39.7 mi / 63.9 km
Scottish Gas Board 33.0 mi / 53.1 km
Croy Parish 32.5 mi / 52.4 km
Newmains 28.4 mi / 45.7 km
Whitburn 19.4 mi / 31.3 km
Tullis Russell 17.6 mi / 28.4 km
Kinneil Colliery 16.3 mi / 26.2 km
Bo'ness & Carriden 15.9 mi / 25.6 km
Bowhill & District Colliery 14.0 mi / 22.6 km
Dunfermline Town 13.5 mi / 21.8 km
Barry Ostlere & Shepherd 11.9 mi / 19.2 km
Broxburn Public 10.2 mi / 16.4 km
Dalkeith Burgh 6.5 mi / 10.4 km
City of Edinburgh 0.3 mi / 0.6 km

Average distance: 24.6 mi / 39.5 km

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