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National Australian Eisteddfod (A Grade)

Fri 28th Oct 1949

Test Piece: Themes from Symphony no. 5 [Tchaikovsky, arr. Ball] & Own Choice
- Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky arr. Eric Ball
Adjudicators: Frank Wright
Venue: Ballarat Oval, Ballarat, Victoria, Australia

National Australian Eisteddfod (B Grade) 1949
Position Band Conductor Music Test Piece Own Choice Stage March Total
1 St. Kilda Ken Smith Snr An Epic Symphony 88 90 169 347
2 City of Ballarat Alfred Rowell 85 85 171 341
Brisbane Excelsior Jim Compton 87
South Australian Police Alex Radcliffe

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Fri 28th Oct - Test Piece (afternoon, City Oval)
Sat 29th Oct - Own Choice (9.30 AM), Quickstep (2.45 PM), Street March (7.15 PM, through city to the City Oval), Special Night Quickstep (7.45 PM)

Special Quickstep:
1 South Australian Police 85
2 St. Kilda 84

Street March (Combined A and B Grades)
1 Ballarat Soldiers' Memorial Band 36
2 St. Kilda 34

Solo competitions (judge Frank Wright)

Soprano Cornet: Ian Bassett (St Kilda) by 5 pts
Cornet: Ken Smith (St Kilda) by 4 pts

Duet: Ken Smith and G. R. Mowat (St Kilda) by 4 pts

8 bands played.

Source: St Kilda 1961 Diamond Jubilee booklet (available online: http://www.stkildabrass.org.nz/pdfs/1901-1961.pdf, pp. 16-19)

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