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NSW State Championships (A Grade)

Sun 27th Jan 1935

Format: Set Test and Own Choice
Adjudicators: Percy Jones
Venue: Sydney Sports Ground, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

NSW State Championships (B Grade) 1935
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Position Band Conductor Music Set Test Draw Own Choice Draw Set Test Own Choice Total
1   Randwick Municipal Ernest Kerry Tristan & Isolde / The Valkyrie 1 3 144 148 292
2   Bondi Beach Concert Albert Baile Tristan & Isolde / Selections from Liszt (arr. McAnally) 5 2 146 144 290
3   Townsville Railway (Qld) Albert Trembath On the Cornish Coast / Life Devine 4 1 142 147 289
4   Westmead Old Boys' Charles Coughlan Oliver Cromwell / Selections from Liszt (arr Keighley) 3 5 140 141 281
5   Burwood District Bill Leahy Beethoven (arr Round) / Tristan & Isolde 2 4 135 138 273
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MUSIC 2 own choice selections
No.1 Selection points listed under Test

Following the new rule introduced by the Australian Band Council ,In a first for Australian bands and possibly the world percussion instruments were included .at a contest
The Own Choice Selection from"Liszt "(arr McAnally) that the Bondi Beach Concert band played was the same selection (though arranged by Thomas Keighley on that occasion ) bandmaster Albert Baile won with the Newcastle Steelworks at the Bellevue contest (Eng) 1924.
They were the only band that took advantage of the new rule . It had a full set of tympani etc and played splendidly by Hayden Huckstepp
(The above article appeared in the "Tempo Band Journal" Feb 1935)


Australian State Championships




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