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Recollections of Balfe, Michael William Balfe arranged William Rimmer

Contest Test Pieces (45)

Date Contest Winner
25th Apr 1970 Holme Valley Brass Band Contest (Section A) Hade Edge
14th Oct 1962 Preston Contest Brindle Subscription
12th Mar 1961 Darwen Contest Hepworth
8th Oct 1960 Bury Contest Dove Holes Public
1st Oct 1960 Stalybridge Contest Slaithwaite
22nd Oct 1949 Rochdale Contest Hade Edge
21st Apr 1946 Queensland State Brass Band Championship (D Grade) Maryborough Excelsior Boys
26th Aug 1944 Huddersfield & District BBA September Contest (Section B) Holmbridge United
1st Jul 1939 Woodfalls Contest (First Section) Crewkerne
24th Jun 1939 Chesterfield Contest Clay Cross
24th Jun 1939 Kirkbymoorside Contest North Skelton
10th Jun 1939 Oxfordshire & District Contest (Section 2) Langford and Filkins
9th Apr 1939 Australian Championships (D Grade) Mackay City (Qld)
12th Nov 1938 Wakefield Contest Denby Dale
29th Oct 1938 Berks Oxon and Buck Band Festival Guild (Section A) Berkhamsted St Peter's
29th Oct 1938 West Riding Contest (3rd Section) Wetherby Silver
29th Oct 1938 Stalybridge Contest Boarshurst
17th Sep 1938 Rochdale Contest Farnworth Old
10th Sep 1938 Long Eaton Contest Stanton Ironworks
10th Sep 1938 Fatfield Contest Burradon Colliery
3rd Sep 1938 Matlock Contest Kirkby Old
3rd Sep 1938 Reading Carnival Contest (Section 1) Spring Gardens
3rd Sep 1938 Reepham Contest (Class A) Fakenham Town
20th Aug 1938 Reading and District Band League Annual Contest (First Section) Reading Spring Gardens
20th Aug 1938 Wheatley Hill Contest Hartlepool Mission
20th Aug 1938 Newark Contest Clipstone Colliery
13th Aug 1938 Bolton Royal Infirmary Contest Bolton Borough
13th Aug 1938 Tideswell Contest Peak Dale Public
23rd Jul 1938 Banbury Contest (Section 2) Headington Silver
23rd Jul 1938 Barton-on-Humber Contest Hull Waterloo
16th Jul 1938 West of England Bandsmen's Festival (Class B) Indian Queens Silver
16th Jul 1938 Shardlow Contest Leicester Imperial
16th Jul 1938 Coxhoe Contest Thornley Colliery
9th Jul 1938 Fairford Contest (Section 2) Fishponds British Legion
9th Jul 1938 Sunderland Contest Chopwell Colliery
9th Jul 1938 Cramlington Contest Ravensworth Colliery
18th Jun 1938 Oxfordshire & District Contest (Section 1) Reading Spring Gardens
6th Jun 1938 Hawarden Contest Barrow Shipyard
6th Jun 1938 Inter-Association Contest (Class B) Llanelly
2nd Apr 1938 Harrogate and District BBA Contest (First Section) Salts Saltaire
5th Mar 1938 City of Leicester Brass Band Festival (3rd Section) Butterley Ambulance
5th Feb 1938 Leicester Brass Band Festival (1st Section) North Evington Institute
29th Jan 1938 Salisbury Contest (Class A) Crewkerne Silver
27th Nov 1937 Manchester and District Association (Class A) Walkden
13th Nov 1937 Scottish Championship (Third Section) Selkirk Burgh


Own Choice Test Pieces (10)

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Date Contest Band Position
4th Dec 1960 Huddersfield & District BBA December Contest (Section B) Honley 2
29th Oct 1960 Leigh Contest Automatic Telephone Works
16th Aug 1952 Cholsey Contest Cholsey 3
23rd Mar 1940 South Wales & Monmouthshire Brass Band Association (C Section) Blaengarw 3
17th Sep 1938 Eggleston Contest South Bank Town 2
10th Sep 1938 Long Eaton Contest Stanton Ironworks 1
27th Jul 1907 Stirling Contest Glasgow Iron and Steel Works 4
22nd Jun 1907 Hamilton Contest Wishaw - Glasgow Steel Company. 4
31st May 1884 Alloa Contest Armadale Brass Band
14th Apr 1884 New Zealand National Championships (A Grade) Dunedin Garrison 3

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