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Gainsborough Contest

Sat 16th May 1885

Format: Own Choice Test Piece Contest
Adjudicators: T. E. Embury
Venue: Northolme Cricket Ground, Gainsborough

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Position Band Conductor Music Draw
1 Lindley Edwin Swift Rossini's Works / Rossini Fantasia / Reminiscences of Rossini [arr. Owen] 8
2 Cleckheaton Victoria Hugh Whitham Weber Fantasia [arr. Gladney] 10
3 South Notts Temperance George Hames Stiffelio [unknown arranger] 9
4 Batley Old Benjamin Denton Jackson Fantasie Operatic 6
5 Sutton Town A. Howard Bonser Rienzi [arr. Round] 4
Sailors' Orphans Boys (Hull) J. Arnett Kalliwando's Mass 1
Lincoln Temperance John Ashton Stiffelio [arr. Gladney] 2
Grimsby Artillery G. Glover William Tell [arr. Gladney] 3
Batley Victoria Temperance R. Clayton Tannhäuser [arr. Gladney] 5
Derby United Alfred R. Seddon Rossini's Works / Rossini Fantasia / Reminiscences of Rossini [arr. Owen] 7
D Wyke Old Unknown, do you know?
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Promoted by Gainsborough Britannia Works Band
Prizes: £10 and 16 guinea euphoniume, £7 and 9 guinea tenor horn, £5, £2 10s
A cornet, value £5 5s, for the best Lincolnshire band that had not won a prize since 1870, together with £2 offered as a first prize to any Lincolnshire band, went to the Grimsby Artillery Volunteers
Wyke Old Band had been entered but having failed to send a representative to draw for a place, they were disqualified, although the full band was present in time for the contest.
10 bands competed.






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