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1986 European Championships - A Section

Date:
Saturday, May 3, 1986

Venue:
St. David's Hall, Cardiff

Test piece:
The Year of the Dragon, Philip Sparke

Adjudicator(s):
James Scott, Bram Gay, Marcus Bach

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1Desford Colliery Dowty
Daphnis and Chloe
H. Snell8/299[1]+97[2]=196
2Black Dyke Mills
Contest Music
P. Parkes10/194[2]+99[1]=193
3Cory
Ballet for Band
A. Kenney7/1092[3]+95[4]=187
4Goteborgs Brass Band [Sweden]
Dances and Arias
B. Eklund9/1191[4]+96[3]=187
5Stavanger [Norway]
Contest Music
K. Larsen2/688[7]+94[5]=182
6Kirkintilloch
Pageantry
R. Evans3/385[8]+88[7]=173
7BB Rijnmond [Holland]
Land of the Long White Cloud
L. Niesten5/981[9]+92[6]=173
8BB Willebroek [Belgium]
Fantasy for Brass Band
F. Violet1/490[5]+82[10]=172
9Parc & Dare
Triumphant Rhapsody
D. Stephens11/589[6]+79[11]=168
10BB Bienne [Switzerland]
Ballet for Band
P. Eicher6/880[10]+83[9]=163
11Agnes Street [N. Ireland]
Variations on a Ninth
E. Ruddock4/778[11]+85[8]=163

[SW] Set Work
[OC] Own Choice

Prizes:

1st Prize: £1250 plus The Boosey and Hawkes European Trophy and The Champion Band of Europe Plaque
2nd Prize: £1100 plus The Besson Salver
3rd Prize: £750
4th Prize: £500
5th Prize: £250

Each competing band received a souvenir plaque. 



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