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National Championship of Great Britain (Championship Section Final)

Sat 7th Oct 1978

Test Piece: Four Dances from Checkmate
- Arthur Bliss arr. Eric Ball
Adjudicators: Albert Chappell, Cedric Thorpe Davie, George Evans
Venue: Royal Albert Hall, Kensington, Kensington and Chelsea, Greater London, England, UK

National Championship of Great Britain (Second Section Final) 1978
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Position Band Conductor Draw Points
1 Yorkshire Imperial Metals Denis Carr 9 194
2 Besses o' th' Barn Roy Newsome 1 193
3 Grimethorpe Colliery Stanley Boddington 11 191
4 Fairey Engineering Walter B. Hargreaves 13 190
5 Fodens Motor Works James Scott 15 189
6 St. Dennis Eddie Williams 7 188
7 Cory Denzil Stephens 5 187
7 Hanwell Barbara Stone 20 187
9 Ever Ready Geoffrey Brand 3 186
10 Woodfalls William Buchan 8 185
11 GUS Geoffrey Brand 17 184
12 Carlton Main David James 2 183
12 City of Coventry Kenneth Dennison 12 183
14 Tredegar William David Thomas 6 182
14 Camborne Derek Greenwood 14 182
14 Webb Ivory Ernest Woodhouse 18 182
17 Aldershot Brass George Prior 16 181
18 Luton Lyn Morgan 4 180
19 Harton & Westoe Dennis Wilby 10 179
19 Newmains James Rennie 19 179
W Dalmellington
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Note:
Prizes:
First: 500
Second: 200
Third: 100
Fourth: 75

Three of the four movements of the test piece were used: Ceremony of the Red Bishops, Dance of the Four Knights and the Finale "Checkmate".

Lady Bliss herself presented the prizes.

The winning conductor received a presentation score of the test piece.

Dalmellington Band from Scotland withdrew prior to the contest.


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