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Morris Motors Band

Also/previously known as: Austin Rover (Morris Motors), Austin Rover Group Band, Austin Rover Morris Motors, B.M.C., BMC (Morris Motors), Morris Concert Band, Morris Motor Works, Morris Motors (Austin Rover Group), Morris Motors (Oxford), Morris Motors Ltd, Morris Motors Prize, The Rover Band

This band no longer exists.
Region:London and Southern Counties
Years active:1924 - 1998

Contest Results



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Date Contest Position Test Piece Draw Conductor
5th Mar 1995 London and Southern Counties (Second Section) 14 Rococo Variations on a Theme of Tchaikovsky [Street] 5 Terry Brotherhood
12th Feb 1995 Milton Keynes Brass Band Festival (2nd and 3rd Section) 2 Terry Brotherhood
1st Oct 1994 National Championship of Great Britain (Third Section Final) 12 Partita for Band - Postcards from Home 3 Terry Brotherhood
2nd Apr 1994 Pontins Brean Sands (Third Section) 5 The Fall of the Year 1 Terry Brotherhood
13th Mar 1994 London and Southern Counties (Third Section) 2 Chorale and Toccata 5 Terry Brotherhood
13th Feb 1994 Milton Keynes Brass Band Festival (Second and Third Section) W
20th Nov 1993 Reading Contest (Third Section) 2 Tintagel Terry Brotherhood
20th Nov 1993 Reading Contest (Second Section) Entertainments Terry Brotherhood
24th Oct 1993 Pontins (Third Section) 4 Entertainments 6 Terry Brotherhood
16th May 1993 Oxfordshire & District Brass Band Association Entertainment Contest (Section A) 1 2 Terry Brotherhood
10th Apr 1993 Pontins Brean Sands (Third Section) 1 Vectis Isle 7 Terry Brotherhood
7th Mar 1993 London and Southern Counties (Third Section) 9 The Shipbuilders 3 Terry Brotherhood
14th Feb 1993 Milton Keynes Brass Band Festival (Second and Third Section) 4 4 Terry Brotherhood
21st Nov 1992 Reading Contest (Third Section) 1 Partita [Gregson] Terry Brotherhood
24th Oct 1992 Pontins (Third Section) 2 Dimensions 5 Terry Brotherhood
12th Jul 1992 Southern Open (Section C) 4 Terry Brotherhood
18th Apr 1992 Pontins Brean Sands (Third Section) 3 Prince Igor Overture Terry Brotherhood
8th Mar 1992 London and Southern Counties (Third Section) 3 Suite for Brass [Segers] 10 Terry Brotherhood
5th Mar 1988 London and Southern Counties (Second Section) W Royal Parks
20th Apr 1987 Pontins Brean Sands (Championship Section) Variations on a Ninth Unknown, do you know?
8th Mar 1987 London and Southern Counties (Championship Section) 12 Diversions on a Bass Theme 10 Denzil Stephens
8th Feb 1987 Milton Keynes Brass Band Festival (Championship Section) W
15th Nov 1986 Reading Contest (Championship Section) Journey into Freedom 17 Neville Griffiths
2nd Nov 1986 Watford (Championship Section) Journey into Freedom 8 Neville Griffiths
9th Feb 1986 Milton Keynes Brass Band Festival (Championship Section) 8 Walter Rees
1st Feb 1986 Yeovil Entertainment 6 11 Neville Griffiths
16th Nov 1985 Reading Contest (Championship Section) 1 Carnival Overture [Dvořák, arr. Brand] Neville Griffiths
3rd Nov 1985 Watford (Championship Section) Neville Griffiths
8th Apr 1985 Pontins Brean Sands (Championship Section) W Oceans
10th Mar 1985 London and Southern Counties (Championship Section) 11 Contest Music Gordon Saunders
17th Nov 1984 Reading Contest (Championship Section) Ballet for Band 4 Gordon Saunders
11th Mar 1984 London and Southern Counties (Championship Section) Waverley 1 Gordon Saunders
14th Mar 1982 London and Southern Counties (Championship Section) Essay [Gregson] Cliff Edmunds
3rd Oct 1981 National Championship of Great Britain (Championship Section Final) 20 Blitz 18 Cliff Edmunds
8th Mar 1981 London and Southern Counties (Championship Section) 3 Variations on the Shining River Cliff Edmunds
9th Mar 1980 London and Southern Counties (Championship Section) 8 Beatrice & Benedict 8 Walter Rees
18th Nov 1979 Brass In Concert 14 4 Neville Griffiths
18th Mar 1979 London and Southern Counties (Championship Section) 4 Variations for Brass Band [Vaughan Williams] Walter Rees
25th Feb 1979 Wembley Contest (Championship Section) Sinfonietta for Brass Band [Leidzen] 2 Walter Rees
3rd Feb 1979 Yeovil Entertainment 6 9 Unknown, do you know?
19th Nov 1978 Brass In Concert 8 6 Walter Rees
12th Mar 1978 London and Southern Counties (Championship Section) 4 The Belmont Variations 7 Walter Rees
20th Nov 1977 Brass In Concert 11 1 Walter Rees
13th Mar 1977 London and Southern Counties (Championship Section) W Pageantry
21st Mar 1976 London and Southern Counties (Championship Section) 5 Spectrum 1 Walter Rees
11th Oct 1975 National Championship of Great Britain (Championship Section Final) 12 Un Vie de Matelot (A Sailor's Life) 15 Walter Rees
6th Sep 1975 British Open Fireworks 15 Walter Rees
16th Mar 1975 London and Southern Counties (Championship Section) 2 Journey into Freedom 7 Walter Rees
5th Oct 1974 National Championship of Great Britain (Championship Section Final) 8 Fantasy for Brass Band [Arnold] 1 Walter Rees
7th Sep 1974 British Open James Cook, Circumnavigator 11 Walter Rees
17th Mar 1974 London and Southern Counties (Championship Section) 1 Variations on a Ninth 7 Walter Rees
1st Sep 1973 British Open The Accursed Huntsman 13 Walter Rees
14th Apr 1973 Wills Championships Grand Finals (Champion of Champions Section) 5 Triumphant Rhapsody 4 Walter Rees
14th Oct 1972 National Championship of Great Britain (Championship Section Final) A Kensington Concerto 2 Walter B. Hargreaves
22nd Apr 1972 Wills Championships Grand Finals (Champion of Champions Section) 3 The Severn Suite 11 Walter B. Hargreaves
19th Mar 1972 London and Southern Counties (Championship Section) 1 Concert Overture for Brass Band Walter B. Hargreaves
4th Sep 1971 British Open 6 Festival Music 6 Cliff Edmunds
3rd Apr 1971 Wills Championships Grand Finals (Champion of Champions Section) James Cook, Circumnavigator 7 Cliff Edmunds
6th Sep 1970 British Open Pageantry 18 Cliff Edmunds
18th Apr 1970 Excelsior Festival of Music Comedy Overture 1 Cliff Edmunds
22nd Mar 1970 Wills Championships Grand Finals (Championship Section) 1 Embassy Suite 4 Cliff Edmunds
10th Jan 1970 Wills Regional Championships (Championship Section) 1 The Frogs of Aristophanes 4 Cliff Edmunds
6th Sep 1969 British Open Spectrum 12 Cliff Edmunds
7th Sep 1968 British Open 6 John O'Gaunt [Vinter] 17 Cliff Edmunds
2nd Sep 1967 British Open 5 Comedy Overture 2 Cliff Edmunds
15th Oct 1966 National Championship of Great Britain (Championship Section Final) Le Carnaval Romain 5 Cliff Edmunds
3rd Sep 1966 British Open 3 A Downland Suite 15 Cliff Edmunds
16th Oct 1965 National Championship of Great Britain (Championship Section Final) Triumphant Rhapsody 2 Cliff Edmunds
4th Sep 1965 British Open 3 Saga of the North 9 Cliff Edmunds
3rd Apr 1965 London and Southern Counties (Championship Section) 1 Themes from the First Symphony [Beethoven] Cliff Edmunds
17th Oct 1964 National Championship of Great Britain (Championship Section Final) 5 Variations on a Ninth 22 Cliff Edmunds
5th Sep 1964 British Open 3 Lorenzo 10 Cliff Edmunds
19th Oct 1963 National Championship of Great Britain (Championship Section Final) 4 The Belmont Variations 21 Stanley Boddington
7th Sep 1963 British Open Life Divine 8 Cliff Edmunds
6th Apr 1963 London and Southern Counties (Championship Section) 2 Overture to Rienzi [arr. Johns] Stanley Boddington
20th Oct 1962 National Championship of Great Britain (Championship Section Final) 13 The Force of Destiny (La Forza del Destino) - Overture [arr. F. Wright] 13 Stanley Boddington
15th Sep 1962 British Open 5 Island Heritage 5 Stanley Boddington
14th Apr 1962 London and Southern Counties (Championship Section) 1 Salute to Youth 1 Stanley Boddington
28th Oct 1961 National Championship of Great Britain (Championship Section Final) The Judges of the Secret Court (Les Francs Juges) 10 Stanley Boddington
15th Apr 1961 London and Southern Counties (Championship Section) 1 Les Preludes [arr. Rimmer] Stanley Boddington
15th Oct 1960 National Championship of Great Britain (Championship Section Final) Three Figures 8 Stanley Boddington
17th Sep 1960 British Open Fantasia in F 1 Stanley Boddington
18th Jun 1960 West of England Bandsmen's Festival (Class A) 1 Scheherazade Stanley Boddington
2nd Apr 1960 London and Southern Counties (Championship Section) 2 Themes from Symphony no. 5 [Tchaikovsky] Stanley Boddington
24th Oct 1959 National Championship of Great Britain (Championship Section Final) Le Roi d'Ys 2 Stanley Boddington
5th Sep 1959 British Open 3 The Undaunted 8 Stanley Boddington
11th Apr 1959 London and Southern Counties (Championship Section) 1 Wuthering Heights 7 Stanley Boddington
25th Oct 1958 National Championship of Great Britain (Championship Section Final) 4 Variations on the Shining River 10 Stanley Boddington
6th Sep 1958 British Open 5 Sunset Rhapsody 3 Stanley Boddington
26th Oct 1957 National Championship of Great Britain (Championship Section Final) 6 Variations for Brass Band [Vaughan Williams] 13 Stanley Boddington
13th Apr 1957 London and Southern Counties (Championship Section) 1 Themes from Symphony no. 9 [Beethoven] Harry Mortimer
27th Oct 1956 National Championship of Great Britain (Championship Section Final) 7 Festival Music 19 Stanley Boddington
7th Apr 1956 London and Southern Counties (Championship Section) 1 Orion [Bantock] Harry Mortimer
29th Oct 1955 National Championship of Great Britain (Championship Section Final) 6 Blackfriars 18 Harry Mortimer
2nd Apr 1955 London and Southern Counties (Championship Section) 1 The Severn Suite G. V. Brooks
16th Oct 1954 National Championship of Great Britain (Championship Section Final) Sovereign Heritage 3 Harry Mortimer
3rd Apr 1954 London and Southern Counties (Championship Section) 2 Clive of India 3 Harry Mortimer
17th Oct 1953 National Championship of Great Britain (Championship Section Final) Diadem of Gold 7 Harry Mortimer
13th Jun 1953 Daily Herald Brighton Open Brass Band Festival (Championship Section) 3 Rhapsody in Brass Harry Mortimer
28th Mar 1953 London and Southern Counties (Championship Section) 2 Rhapsody in Brass Harry Mortimer
1st Nov 1952 National Championship of Great Britain (Championship Section Final) 5 The Frogs of Aristophanes 12 Harry Mortimer
5th Apr 1952 London and Southern Counties (Championship Section) 2 Resurgam Harry Mortimer
27th Oct 1951 National Championship of Great Britain (Championship Section Final) An Epic Symphony 9 Harry Mortimer
16th Jun 1951 Bournemouth Festival of Britain Contest (Championship Section) Unknown, do you know?
21st Apr 1951 London and Southern Counties (Championship Section) 1 Atlantic [Wright] Harry Mortimer
25th Feb 1950 London and Southern Counties (Championship Section) 3 Festival Overture [Geehl] 8 Harry Mortimer
12th Nov 1949 National Championship of Great Britain (Championship Section Final) Comedy Overture 17 Harry Mortimer
16th Jul 1949 Daily Herald Brighton Open Brass Band Festival (Championship Section) 1 Academic Festival Overture Harry Mortimer
9th Apr 1949 London and Southern Counties (Championship Section) 1 Morning Rhapsody 6 Harry Mortimer
16th Oct 1948 National Championship of Great Britain (Championship Section Final) On the Cornish Coast 1 Harry Mortimer
7th Feb 1948 London and Southern Counties (Championship Section) 1 Fantasia in F Harry Mortimer
12th Jul 1947 Daily Herald Brighton Open Brass Band Festival (Championship Section) A Downland Suite Unknown, do you know?
26th Apr 1947 London and Southern Counties (Championship Section) 3 Akhnaton Harry Mortimer
22nd Jun 1946 Oxfordshire & District Contest (Section 1) 1 Labour and Love Harry Mortimer
24th Sep 1938 National Championship of Great Britain (Crystal Palace) An Epic Symphony 2 Sydney Wood
25th Sep 1937 National Championship of Great Britain (Crystal Palace) Pageantry 7 Sydney Wood
26th Sep 1936 National Championship of Great Britain (Crystal Palace) Kenilworth 24 Sydney Wood
18th Jul 1936 Bognor Regis March Contest (Section 1) 2 Sydney Wood
28th Sep 1935 National Championship of Great Britain (Crystal Palace) Pride of Race 9 Sydney Wood
29th Sep 1934 National Championship of Great Britain (Crystal Palace) Comedy Overture 6 Sydney Wood
3rd Mar 1934 City of Leicester Brass Band Festival (Championship Section) Rienzi [unknown arranger] Unknown, do you know?
30th Sep 1933 National Championship of Great Britain (Crystal Palace) Prometheus Unbound 5 Sydney Wood
27th May 1933 Hanwell Contest (Division 1) 2 Coriolanus 1 Sydney Wood
4th Mar 1933 City of Leicester Brass Band Festival (Championship Section) 5 Berlioz Sydney Wood
1st Oct 1932 National Championship of Great Britain (Crystal Palace) A Downland Suite 13 Sydney Wood
13th Aug 1932 Oxford Annual Contest 5 Gounod [arr. W. Rimmer] 9 Sydney Wood
9th Jul 1932 Fairford Contest (Section 1) Grand Selection: Mendelssohn's Works [arr. Rimmer] Unknown, do you know?
4th Jun 1932 Hanwell Contest (Division 1) Gounod [arr. W. Rimmer] Unknown, do you know?
16th May 1932 Lydney Contest 2 Il Bravo [arr. Godfrey] Sydney Wood
26th Mar 1932 Birmingham Contest Unknown, do you know?
5th Mar 1932 City of Leicester Brass Band Festival (1st Section) 5 L'Etoile du Nord [arr. Godfrey] Sydney Wood
28th Nov 1931 Berks Oxon and Buck Band Festival Guild (Section A) W Patience
24th Oct 1931 Reading Contest (Section 1) W Patience
26th Sep 1931 Crystal Palace (Grand Shield) 1 The Severn Suite 18 Sydney Wood
15th Aug 1931 Headington Contest (Section 1) 2 Lohengrin [arr. Johnstone] Sydney Wood
25th Jul 1931 Banbury Contest (Section 1) 3 La Favorita [arr. Godfrey] Unknown, do you know?
11th Jul 1931 Fairford Contest (Section 1) 2 The Mastersingers Sydney Wood
27th Jun 1931 Oxfordshire & District Contest (Section 1) 2 La Favorita [arr. Godfrey] Sydney Wood
13th Jun 1931 Aylesbury Contest (Test Piece Contest - Division 1) 2 Lohengrin [arr. Johnstone] Sydney Wood
25th Oct 1930 Berks Oxon and Buck Band Festival Guild (Section A) 1 A Moorside Suite Sydney Wood
27th Sep 1930 Crystal Palace (Grand Shield) The Mastersingers Sydney Wood
12th Jul 1930 Fairford Contest (Section 1) 2 Zamora [Jenkins] Sydney Wood
Jul 1930 Oxfordshire & District Contest 1 Coriolanus Sydney Wood
10th May 1930 Ardley and Fewcott Band Contest (Section 3, March) 2 4 Sydney Wood
10th May 1930 Ardley and Fewcott Band Contest (Section 1) 2 Mignonne 5 Sydney Wood
1st Mar 1930 City of Leicester Brass Band Festival (Second Section) 2 Recollections of Schubert Sydney Wood
1930 Oxfordshire & District Contest (Section 1) 1 Unknown, do you know?
28th Sep 1929 Crystal Palace (Junior Cup - B) 2 Mignonne 27 Sydney Wood
17th Aug 1929 Oxford Annual Contest (Section 2) 1 Der Freischütz [arr. Round] Sydney Wood
17th Aug 1929 Oxford Annual Contest (Section 1) 4 Sydney Wood
29th Sep 1928 Crystal Palace (Junior Cup - B) Hanover [D. Wright] Sydney Wood
24th Sep 1927 Crystal Palace (Junior Cup - B) Overture: Anna Bolena 11 Fred Dimmock
16th Jul 1927 Oxfordshire & District Contest (Section 2) 1 Acis and Galatea [arr. Godfrey] Fred Dimmock
16th Jul 1927 Oxfordshire & District Contest (Section 1) 2 Gounod [arr. W. Rimmer] Fred Dimmock
9th Jul 1927 Henley-on-Thames Annual Band Contest (Section 2) 1 Unknown, do you know?
9th Jul 1927 Henley-on-Thames Annual Band Contest (Section 1) 2 Unknown, do you know?
25th Sep 1926 Crystal Palace (Junior Cup - B) L'Arlesienne T. Beresford
11th Sep 1926 Trowbridge Contest First Section Oberon [arr. Round] Unknown, do you know?
17th Jul 1926 Oxfordshire & District Contest (Section 2) Oberon [arr. Round] T. Beresford
17th Jul 1926 Oxfordshire & District Contest (Section 1) Labour and Love T. Beresford
12th Jun 1926 Henley-on-Thames Annual Band Contest (Section 1) The Talisman [Balfe, unknown arranger] T. Beresford
12th Jun 1926 Henley-on-Thames Annual Band Contest (Section 1 March) T. Beresford
6th Mar 1926 City of Leicester Brass Band Festival (Second Section) Melodious Gems 1 Unknown, do you know?
1926 Oxfordshire & District Contest 1 Oberon [unknown arranger] Unknown, do you know?
26th Sep 1925 Crystal Palace (Junior Shield - A) Faust [Berlioz, unknown arranger] T. Beresford
18th Jul 1925 Oxfordshire & District Contest (Section 3) 1 T. Beresford
18th Jul 1925 Oxfordshire & District Contest (Section 2) 1 Echoes of the Opera T. Beresford

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