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Edinburgh Charities Contest

Sat 6th May 1944

Format: March, Hymn and Own Choice Test Piece Contest
Adjudicators: J. A. Greenwood
Venue: Princes Street Gardens, Edinburgh

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Position Band Conductor Music Draw Points
1 Clydebank Burgh George Hawkins A Downland Suite 11 95
2 Barry Ostlere and Shepherd John Faulds Tannhäuser [unknown arranger] 4 90
3 Wellesley Colliery Thomas Proctor Coriolanus 12 88
4 Blackbraes and District John Faulds Tannhäuser [unknown arranger] 6 85
5 Bathgate Public J. Riley Beethoven's Works [arr. W. Rimmer] 10 84
6 Shotts R.C John Faulds Labour and Love 8 82
7 Buckhaven Town Charles Terris Wagner [arr. Round] 9 81
Leith Silver W. Tabener La Traviata [unknown arranger] 1
Bowhill Colliery Charles Terris Oberon [unknown arranger] 2
Douglas Colliery Gregor Grant Grand Selection: Mendelssohn's Works [arr. Rimmer] 3
Dysart Colliery William Laycock William Tell Overture [arr. Grant] 5
Tullis Russell Mills John Haldane Rienzi [unknown arranger] 7
City of Edinburgh F. Morris Mirella - overture [unknown arranger] 12
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March contest 1st Bathgate, 2nd Clydebank, 3rd Wellesley.
Hymn tune 1st Bathgate, 2nd Clydebank, 3rd Parkhead (did not play in selection).
Deportment 1st Tullis Russell, 2nd Wellesley, 3rd Barry Ostlere and Shepherd.
Best section 2 band - Buckhaven.
Best section 3 band - Shotts (were then disqualified and prize awarded to City of Edinburgh).
Best section 4 band - Bathgate.

13 bands competed.






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