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British Open

Sat 3rd Sep 1955

Test Piece: Sinfonietta for Brass Band [Leidzen]
- Erik Leidzen
Adjudicators: Walter B. Hargreaves, Erik Leidzen, Denis Wright
Venue: Belle Vue, Manchester, Lancashire, England, UK

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Position Band Conductor Draw Points
1 Ferodo Works George Hespe 9 190
2 John White Footwear George Thompson 10 186
3 CWS (Manchester) Alex Mortimer 6 184
4 Ransome & Marles Eric Ball 3 182
5 YEWCO Albert Lunn 15 178
6 Rushden Temperance William Scholes 7 170
Carlton Main Frickley Colliery Jack Atherton 1
Markham Main Edwin Griffiths 2
Besses o' th' Barn Willie Wood 4
Barrow Shipyard Herbert Sutcliffe 5
Leyland Motors Harold Moss 8
Wingates Temperance Hugh Parry 11
Clayton Aniline Edward Buttress 12
Edge Hill William Yates 13
Yorkshire Copperworks Willie Wood 14
Cory Stan Brown 16
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1st: 150 plus 2,000 Gold Trophy plus 'Sunday Chronicle' Trophy.
2nd: 120 plus The Frank Parker Memorial Cup.
3rd: 80
4th: 50
5th: 30
6th: 20

Each member of the winning band received engraved certificates.

The test piece was specially composed for the contest.

The Iles Medal was presented to Stanley Boddington.

(Courtesy of www.4barsrest.com)

British Open and Qualifying

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