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Salterforth Contest

Sat 9th May 1868

Test Piece: Magic Flute [unknown arranger] & Own Choice
- Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Adjudicators: Unknown, do you know?
Venue: Aqueduct Field, Salterforth

Position Band Conductor Music
1   Earby William Rushworth Torquato Tasso [unknown arranger]
2   Barnoldswick Model John Lord Semiramide [unknown arranger]
3 Ribblesdale (Barnoldswick) William Rushworth Torquato Tasso [unknown arranger]
4   Kelbrook W. Jasper Semiramide [unknown arranger]

Order of play drawn at 3.30, contest commenced at 4 p.m.
At the conclusion of the contest, prior to the decision of the judge, the united bands were instructed to play “God Save the Queen,” and “any band refusing to join shall forfeit the prize which otherwise might be due.”

First prize. £4 4s and one “Star Jupiter” cornet, value £9 9s., of the highest class fabrication of the celebrated manufacturer, F. Besson, London, presented by the committee.
Second Prize, £3 3s.
Solo Prize, £1 1s., for B flat cornets: John Wilkinson, Kelbrook Band.

For the solo prize, on B flat cornets, the test piece was “ The Last Rose of Summer” (with variations) and the contestants were :
Joseph Windle, Ribblesdale Band
James Bailey, Earby Band
Thomas Whittaker, Model Band
John Wilkinson, Kelbrook Band.






Printed from https://brassbandresults.co.uk/