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1974 National Championships of Great Britain - Championship Section

Thursday, October 17, 1974

Royal Albert Hall, London

Test piece:
Fantasy for Brass Band, Malcolm Arnold

Eric Bravington, Joseph Horovitz, Ernest Tomlinson

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1CoryA. Kenney15192
2Grimethorpe CollieryE. Howarth16190
3Black Dyke MillsR. Newsome18189
4GUS (Footwear)S. Boddington19187
5Brighouse & RastrickJ. Scott7185
6LochgellyE. Jackson14183
7Wingates TemperanceJ. Harrison2182
8Morris ConcertW. Rees1180
9Stanshawe (Bristol)W. Hargreaves5178
10City of CoventryA. Chappell12177
11=CWS (Manchester)D. Garside6176
11=Ever ReadyE. Cunningham11176
13=Tredegar TownJ. Childs13175
13=Whitburn BurghJ. Kirkwood8175
15=St. AustellF. Roberts4174
15=Wm Davis Construction Group SnibstorI. Bartram9174
17HendonD. Morrison10173
18Patchogue-PlymouthC. Barratt17172
19LockwoodP. Kitson3170


1st: £500
2nd: £200
3rd: £100
4th: £75

The winning band was also presented with a Decca LP recording offer.
The winning conductor received a presentation score of the test piece.
The Insignia of Honour was presented to Edward Gray.


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