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Alloa Contest

Sat 30th May 1885

Format: Own Choice Test Piece Contest
Adjudicators: Frank Gray, Richard Marsden
Venue: Alloa Park, Alloa, Clackmannanshire, Scotland, UK

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Position Band Conductor Music Draw
1 Besses-o'-the-Barn Alexander Owen Rossini's Works / Rossini Fantasia / Reminiscences of Rossini [arr. Owen] 8
2 Oldham Alexander Owen Rossini [arr. Round] 1
3 Honley Edwin Swift Weber's Works 4
4 Linthwaite John Gladney Jnr Weber's Works 6
Alloa Colliery John M'Heath Honoria 2
Kirkcaldy Trades H. Cornel Iolanthe (selection) 3
Portobello J. Lilly La Sonnambula [arr. Round] 5
Tillicoultry James Jenkins Meyerbeer [arr. Round] 7
W Alva Volunteers
W Black Dyke
W Littleborough
W Airdrie
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The Dundee Courier & Argus and Northern Warder (Dundee, Scotland), Tuesday, June 02, 1885; pg. 7; Issue 9949.
12 bands entered, 8 bands played.
Hampson's book calls this "Championships of Great Britain" - the original report describes it as "open to the United Kingdom".

1: £40, 2: £30, 3: £14, [4: £6? 4th prize is not given in the original report where one would expect to see it, but the total prize fund of £95 would be completed by this amount]
Quickstep contest:
1 Besses, £2
2 Oldham, £1.10.0
3 Linthwaite, £1
4 Honley, 10s

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