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Blackpool Contest

Mon 30th Aug 1869

Test Piece: Kyrie and Gloria from Mozart's 12th Mass [unknown arranger] & Own Choice
- Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Adjudicators: J. Batley, Mr Range, John Ellwood
Venue: Raikes Hall Gardens, Blackpool

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Position Band Conductor Music
1 Matlock Bridge John Naylor Herculaneum
2 Darwen 2nd L.R.V. William Ellis Un Ballo in Maschera [unknown arranger]
3 Trawden Harrison Whittaker Herculaneum
4 Colne James Duerden Oberon [unknown arranger]
5 Dewsbury (29th W.R.) Benjamin Denton Jackson Maritana [unknown arranger]
Besses o' the Barn Walker Hulton
Black Dyke William Rushworth
Bury J. Hazlitt
Dewsbury Old John Peel
Accrington Richard Smith
Newchurch Ormerod Houldsworth
W Burnley
W Elland
W Nelson
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Band Contest - Raikes Hall, Blackpool
The third annual brass band contest took place at BIackpool. Fourteen bands entered, but only ten took part in the contest, and these were the following: Accrington, conductor Mr. R. Smith; Black Dyke, Mr. W. Rushworth; Besses o' the Barn, Mr. W. Hutton; Bury, Mr. J. Hazlitt; Colne, Mr, James Duerden; Darwen, 2nd L.R.V., Mr. W. Ellis; Dewsbury, 29th W.R. , Mr. B. Jackson; Dewsbury Old, Mr. John Peel; Matlock Bridge, Mr. J. Naylor; Newchurch, Mr. O. Holdsworth; Trawden, Mr. H Whittaker. Mr. J. Ellwood, conductor of the Earl of Ellesmere's band, Worsley; Mr. Batley, of WorsIey; and Mr. Range, of Blackburn, officiated as judges. The prizes were awarded as follows: First (£47), Matlock; second. (£27 12s,), Darwen; third (£18), Trawden; fourth (£5), Colne; fifth (£3), Dewsbury, 29th W.R.

Prizes: £25 and bombardon, £15 and tenor horn, £7 10s and cornet, £5, £2

Printed from https://brassbandresults.co.uk/