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Welsh Area (Championship Section), 31st Mar 1973

Rogerstone

Competed at this contest 14 times prior to 1973, first recorded in 1950. Conductor at this contest is S. P. Roberts.

Welsh Area History

1971 (Second Section) 3rd C. Brian Buckley Suite Gothique
1970 (Second Section) Unknown Result
1969 (Second Section) Unknown Result Second Suite in F
1968 (Second Section) 2nd S. P. Roberts Vizcaya
1967 (Second Section) 3rd S. P. Roberts Kenilworth
1965 (Third Section) 3rd S. P. Roberts Brass Triptych: Old Westminster
1964 (Fourth Section) 1st S. P. Roberts A Rural Suite
1963 (Fourth Section) 2nd S. P. Roberts Four Little Maids
1962 (Fourth Section) 3rd S. P. Roberts Contest Day

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Cory Band

Competed at this contest 27 times prior to 1973, first recorded in 1945. Conductor at this contest is Arthur Kenney.

Welsh Area History

1972 1st Arthur Kenney Concert Overture for Brass Band
1971 2nd Arthur Kenney A Joyful Noise
1970 Unknown Result
1969 Unknown Result Diadem of Gold
1968 3rd John Harrison Themes From Beethoven's 8th Symphony
1967 1st Harry Nuttall Festival Overture [Geehl]
1966 1st S. Williams The Force of Destiny (La Forza del Destino) - Overture [arr. F. Wright]
1965 1st John Harrison Themes from the First Symphony [Beethoven]
1964 1st John Harrison Symphony of Marches
1963 3rd Walter B. Hargreaves Overture to Rienzi [arr. Johns]
1962 1st Walter B. Hargreaves Salute to Youth

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Mid-Rhondda

Competed at this contest 18 times prior to 1973, first recorded in 1946. Conductor at this contest is D. Walton.

Welsh Area History

1970 Unknown Result
1969 2nd Fred Prior Diadem of Gold
1968 Unknown Result Themes From Beethoven's 8th Symphony
1967 2nd Fred Prior Festival Overture [Geehl]
1966 Unknown Result The Force of Destiny (La Forza del Destino) - Overture [arr. F. Wright]
1965 2nd Fred Prior Themes from the First Symphony [Beethoven]
1964 Unknown Result Symphony of Marches
1963 Unknown Result Overture to Rienzi [arr. Johns]
1962 Unknown Result Salute to Youth

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Parc & Dare

Competed at this contest 26 times prior to 1973, first recorded in 1945. Conductor at this contest is Ieuan Morgan.

Welsh Area History

1972 Unknown Result Concert Overture for Brass Band
1971 3rd J. Fidler A Joyful Noise
1970 Unknown Result
1969 Unknown Result Diadem of Gold
1968 Unknown Result Themes From Beethoven's 8th Symphony
1967 Unknown Result Festival Overture [Geehl]
1966 2nd Ieuan Morgan The Force of Destiny (La Forza del Destino) - Overture [arr. F. Wright]
1964 Unknown Result Symphony of Marches
1963 Unknown Result Overture to Rienzi [arr. Johns]
1962 3rd Harry Nuttall Salute to Youth

Recent Form

  • 7th Aug 1972: 1st - National Eisteddfod of Wales (Class A), conductor Unknown, do you know?

Hymac (Rhymney) Works

Competed at this contest 5 times prior to 1973, first recorded in 1967. Conductor at this contest is Richard Nash.

Welsh Area History

1972 Unknown Result Concert Overture for Brass Band
1971 (Second Section) Unknown Result Suite Gothique
1970 (Second Section) Unknown Result
1969 (Second Section) Unknown Result Second Suite in F
1967 (Third Section) 3rd Richard Nash Eine Kleine Nachtmusik

Recent Form

  • None

Lewis Merthyr Band

Competed at this contest 23 times prior to 1973, first recorded in 1949. Conductor at this contest is Oliver Jones.

Welsh Area History

1972 Unknown Result Concert Overture for Brass Band
1971 Unknown Result A Joyful Noise
1970 Unknown Result
1969 1st S. Williams Diadem of Gold
1968 2nd S. Williams Themes From Beethoven's 8th Symphony
1967 Unknown Result Festival Overture [Geehl]
1966 Unknown Result The Force of Destiny (La Forza del Destino) - Overture [arr. F. Wright]
1965 Unknown Result Themes from the First Symphony [Beethoven]
1963 1st Oliver Jones Overture to Rienzi [arr. Johns]
1962 Unknown Result Salute to Youth

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Markham & District Colliery

Competed at this contest 17 times prior to 1973, first recorded in 1951. Conductor at this contest is L. H. Locke.

Welsh Area History

1972 3rd L. H. Locke Concert Overture for Brass Band
1971 Unknown Result A Joyful Noise
1970 Unknown Result
1969 Unknown Result Diadem of Gold
1968 Unknown Result Themes From Beethoven's 8th Symphony
1967 Unknown Result Festival Overture [Geehl]
1966 3rd Don Hendy The Force of Destiny (La Forza del Destino) - Overture [arr. F. Wright]
1965 (Second Section) 3rd Don Hendy Old English Suite: Three Castles
1964 (Second Section) 2nd Unknown, do you know? The Great City
1963 (Second Section) 3rd Don Hendy Spring Song

Recent Form

  • 17th Feb 1973: 2nd - South Wales & Monmouthshire Brass Band Association (A Section), conductor Unknown, do you know?
  • 4th Nov 1972: - National Mineworkers (Championship Section), conductor Don Hendy.
  • 7th Aug 1972: 2nd - National Eisteddfod of Wales (Class A), conductor Unknown, do you know?

Ystalyfera Public Band

Competed at this contest 22 times prior to 1973, first recorded in 1947. Conductor at this contest is Lewis Williams.

Welsh Area History

1972 (Second Section) 2nd Lewis Williams Sinfonietta [Horovitz]
1971 Unknown Result A Joyful Noise
1970 Unknown Result
1969 Unknown Result Diadem of Gold
1968 Unknown Result Themes From Beethoven's 8th Symphony
1967 Unknown Result Festival Overture [Geehl]
1965 Unknown Result Themes from the First Symphony [Beethoven]
1964 Unknown Result Symphony of Marches
1963 (Second Section) 2nd Lewis Williams Spring Song

Recent Form

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Band Distance
Rogerstone 38.6 mi / 62.2 km
Markham & District Colliery 32.8 mi / 52.7 km
Hymac (Rhymney) Works 30.6 mi / 49.3 km
Lewis Merthyr Band 23.7 mi / 38.1 km
Mid-Rhondda 21.7 mi / 35.0 km
Cory Band 20.3 mi / 32.7 km
Parc & Dare 19.1 mi / 30.8 km
Ystalyfera Public Band 12.7 mi / 20.4 km

Average distance: 25.0 mi / 40.2 km

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