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Wednesbury Crown Tube

Also/previously known as: Crown Tube Prize, Russell's Crown Tube Works (Wednesbury) Brass Band, Russell & Sons' Tubeworks, Wednesbury Crown Tube Works, Wednesbury Tube Works

Contest Results

Date Contest Position Test Piece Draw Conductor
14th Apr 1911 Birmingham Contest Land of the Shamrock 12 Thomas German
1st Oct 1910 Crystal Palace (Grand Shield) W Crispino [arr. Round]
10th Jun 1905 Birmingham Contest 4 Donizetti [arr. Round] 4 C. Smith
24th Apr 1905 Clough Hall Contest 1 Donizetti [arr. Round] 5 C. Smith
14th May 1904 Smethwick Contest 2 Lortzing 8 Christopher Smith
4th Apr 1904 Rugby Contest Anna Bolena [arr. Round] 6 C. Smith
18th Jul 1903 Tipton Contest W Gems of Welsh Melody
6th Jun 1903 New Brighton Contest Mercadante 8 Chris. Smith
30th May 1903 Dudley Contest (Section 1) 1 Le Domino Noir [unknown arranger] 5 Thomas German
13th Apr 1903 Stourbridge Contest ( Section 1) 1 Le Domino Noir [unknown arranger] 8 Thomas German
6th Sep 1902 Wolverhampton Contest (First Section) 2 3 Unknown, do you know?
13th Aug 1902 Cannock Contest 1 Unknown, do you know?
14th Jun 1902 Wolverhampton Contest Sullivan No. 2 Unknown, do you know?
3rd May 1902 Blakenhall Heath Contest 2 Songs of Scotland 3 Unknown, do you know?
31st Mar 1902 Stourbridge Contest ( Section 1) 1 Beethoven [arr. Round] Thomas German
26th Aug 1901 Cannock Contest 1 3 Thomas German
8th Apr 1901 Rugby Contest Songs of Scotland 4 Thomas German
16th Jul 1900 Bridgnorth Contest 1 Songs of England [Round] 2 Thomas German
16th Apr 1900 Lydney Contest 2 Songs of England [Round] 9 Thomas German
14th Oct 1899 Leicester Contest (First Section) 5 Halevy [arr. Round] 4 Thomas German
4th Sep 1899 Wellington Contest 1 Lucia di Lammermoor - Selection [arr. Round] 2 Thomas German
28th Aug 1899 Daisy Bank Contest 1 Thomas German
3rd Apr 1899 Lydney Contest 1 Lucia di Lammermoor - Selection [arr. Round] Thomas German
4th Feb 1899 Aston Contest 2 Halevy [arr. Round] Thomas German
28th Jul 1898 Shrewsbury Contest 2 La Favorita [arr. Godfrey] Thomas German
11th Apr 1898 Mountain Ash Contest (First Section) 4 Rossini [arr. Round] 1 Thomas German
11th Sep 1897 Blackheath Contest 1 Gems of Victorian Melody Thomas German
21st Aug 1897 Darlaston Contest 2 Marino Faliero [arr. Round] Thomas German
24th Jul 1897 Edgbaston Contest 2   Halevy [arr. Round] A. E. Barnsley
26th Jun 1897 Wembley Park Contest 2 Torquato Tasso [unknown arranger] Thomas German
25th Jun 1897 Earl's Court Exhibition Contest 3 I Puritani Thomas German
22nd May 1897 Birmingham Contest 2 Victorian Melodies Thomas German
19th Apr 1897 Colwick Contest 2 Macbeth [unknown composer, unknown arranger] Thomas German
31st Aug 1896 St.George's (Wellington) Contest 3 Lucrezia Borgia [unknown arranger] 3 Thomas German
23rd May 1896 Prince's End Contest 1 Gems of Cambria Thomas German
6th Apr 1896 Colwick Contest 1 Lucrezia Borgia [arr. Gladney] Unknown, do you know?
17th Aug 1895 Birmingham Contest 1 Torquato Tasso [unknown arranger] A. E. Barnsley
6th Jul 1893 Bridgnorth Contest 3 Marino Faliero [arr. Round] Unknown, do you know?
29th Sep 1890 Sandbach Contest 5 2 W. Blandford
18th Jul 1883 Loughborough Contest 3 W. Blandford
18th Sep 1873 Middleton Contest 4 Unknown, do you know?
23rd Jun 1873 Burslem Contest Le Comte Ory Unknown, do you know?
2nd Sep 1872 Belle Vue Brass Band Contest Souvenir de Mozart Unknown, do you know?
5th Aug 1867 Wednesbury Contest 3 Unknown, do you know?
30th Jul 1866 Stratford (Open) 2   Des Fees aux Roses A. E. Barnsley
21st Aug 1865 Walsall Contest (1st Class) 3   Martha [unknown arranger] 4 Mr Blandford

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According to Brass Band News November 1933 - Formed in 1860 as Crown Tube Works band, between 1919 and 1933 used the name Shaft Band when it reverted to Wednesbury Crown Prize band, but was not contesting.

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