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New Zealand National Championships (A Grade)

Tue 17th Feb 1948

Test Piece: Les Preludes [unknown composer] & Own Choice
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Adjudicators: Dr. Vernon Griffiths, T. R. Gray, Dean Goffin
Venue: Dunedin Town Hall, Dunedin, New Zealand

New Zealand National Championships (B Grade) 1948
Previous Event Next Event
Position Band Conductor Set Test Draw Own Choice Draw Set Test Own Choice Total
1 St Kilda Municipal Ken Smith Snr 5 8 17 22 39
1 Wellington Waterside Workers R. Fenton 8 7 22 17 39
3 Woolston Brass Dick Estall 3 4 19 17 36
4 Wanganui Garrison R. Francis 7 2 15 19 34
5 Queen Alexandra's Own Wanganui A. Schnack 1 6 14 13 27
6 Kaikorai Brass H. J. Osborne 4 1 12 11 23
7 Palmerston North Garrison C. Pike 2 5 6 11 17
8 Invercargill Civic Arthur Wills 6 3 5 4 9
Previous Event Next Event

2 Test Selections
No.1 "Les Preludes" ( Liszt) points listed under Test
No.2 " Academic Festival" ( Brahms arr Denis Wright) points listed under Own Choice


First occasion 3 adjudicators
The N.Z. Band Association adopted a place system to decide Championships
Under this system the number of bands competing defines the highest points awarded to the 1st placed band

How Points Added
On this occasion Eight bands competed & the maximum points was 24. vis , 8 bands multiplied by the 3 adjudicators . Each adjudicator acting independently & in their assentment placed bands on merit . 1st place band receiving 8 points diminishing to 1 for the 8th placed band.


National Championships




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