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British Open

Sat 5th Sep 1942

Test Piece: Lorenzo
- Thomas Keighley
or Pageantry
- Herbert Howells
Adjudicators: Harold Hind, Frank Wright
Venue: Belle Vue, Manchester, Lancashire, England, UK

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Position Band Conductor Music Draw Points
1 Fairey Aviation Harry Mortimer Pageantry 9 185
2 Bickershaw Colliery William Haydock Pageantry 11 182
3 City of Coventry Harry Heyes Lorenzo 6 175
4 Brighouse & Rastrick Harry Mortimer Lorenzo 13 173
5 Creswell Colliery Harold Moss Pageantry 5 170
6 Yorkshire Copperworks Joseph Elliott Lorenzo 7 167
Barrow Shipyard Herbert Sutcliffe Lorenzo 1
Parc & Dare W. Haydn Bebb Pageantry 2
Cory Reg Little Lorenzo 3
Firbeck Colliery Alexander Hilton Pageantry 4
Sankey's Castle Works J. A. Greenwood Lorenzo 8
Grimethorpe Colliery George Thompson Lorenzo 10
Horden Colliery John Dennis Scoins Lorenzo 12
ICI (Alkali) Harry Mortimer Lorenzo 14
Carlton Main Frickley Albert Badrick Pageantry 15
Harton Colliery Jack Atherton Lorenzo 16
Pemberton Old James Fairhurst Lorenzo 17
W Crookhall Colliery
W Platt's Moston Colliery
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James Brier was appointed referee.
The bands who performed "Pageantry" did not have to perform the second movement, "Cortege".
Prizes: - 1st: 50 plus 2000 Gold Trophy plus the "Sunday Chronicle" Trophy, 2nd: 20, 3rd: 12, 4th: 8, 5th: 6, 6th: 4
A Gold Medal valued at 2 Guineas was presented to each top six band.
17 bands competed

The winning band gave a short concert after the presentation of the prizes, that included a selection of their own choice and a hymn tune as well as a BBC broadcast on the 26th September.

At the end of the contest, Miss Gracie Cole, winner of the Alexander Owen Memorial Scholorship played a solo with Grimethorpe Colliery Band.

British Open and Qualifying

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