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1978 European Championships - A Section

Date:
Sunday, October 8, 1978

Venue:
Royal Albert Hall, London

Test piece:
Introduction, Elegy and Caprice - Morley Calvert

Adjudicator(s):
[SW] William Renton, Johannes Laro, Trevor Ford. [OC] G. Brand, P. Huber, H. Moller.

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1Black Dyke Mills
Connotations
P. Parkes13/1097[1]+94[1]=191
2Grimethorpe Colliery
Checkmate
S. Boddington8/395[2]+86[2]=181
3Solna Brass [Sweden]
Contest Music
G. Borkland10/590[5]+84[3]=174
4Bo'ness and Carriden
Connotations
B. Thomson7/689[6]+82[4]=171
5Tredegar
Owain Glyndwr
W. D. Thomas9/491[4]+79[5]=170
6Templemore [Northern Ireland]
Scena Sinfonica
J. Burch1/1393[3]+74{6}=167
-St. Cecilla [Belgium]
Canadian Impressions
J. P. Leveugle4/2-
-Kobenhave's [Denmark]
Suite Artica
F. H. Rasmussen3/11-
-Silkeborg Blaeserne [Denmark]
Spectrum
O. Jensen5/8-
-Steadfast [Irish Republic]
Norwegian Carnival
G. Dyke2/7-
-Manger Musikklag [Norway]
Norwegian Fantasy
T. Brevik12/9-
-Metronome 66 [Norway]
Down Under
H. Gulbrandsen11/1-
-Feldmusikgesellschaft Frohsinn Schotz [Switzerland]
Herbstimpressionen
A. Winker6/12-
WBrass Band Rotterdam [Holland]
The Sea Thallassa
M. Janson--

[SW] Set Work
[OC] Own Choice

Prizes:

1st Prize: £1000 plus The Boosey and Hawkes European Championship Cup
2nd Prize: £750 plus The Hammond's Sauce European Trophy
3rd Prize: £500
4th Prize: £300
5th Prize: £100

Banner of Honour presented to the winning band
Presentation Score awarded to the winning conductor

Competing European continent bands not coming in the top five prizes were awarded a Sovereign Cornet.  



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