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1988 European Championships - A Section

Saturday, April 30, 1988

Kunst-und Kongresshaus, Lucerne

Test piece:
Connotations, Edward Gregson

Martin Casentieri, Edward Gregson, William Relton

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1Eikanger Bjørsvik Musikklag [Norway]
Variations on an Enigma
H. Snell10/894[1]+98[1]=192
2Black Dyke Mills
Cloudcatcher Fells
P. Parkes9/1093[2]+98[1]=191
3Desford Colliery
Epic Symphony
J. Watson11/791[3]+97[3]=188
4Parc & Dare
N. Seaman4/289[4]+93[6]=182
5BB Berneroberland [Switzerland]
Journey Into Freedom
M. Bach5/187[5]+95[5]=182
6BB De Waldsang [Holland]
Harmony Music
B. Ijlstra8/1185[6]+96[4]=181
7BB Willebroek [Belgium]
Year of the Dragon
F. Violet7/381[8]+89[7]=170
A. Swainson2/680[9]+88[8]=168
9BB Treize Etoiles [Switzerland]
Land of the Long White Cloud
G. P. Moren1/584[7]+79[10]=163
10BB Fricktal [Switzerland]
Ballet for Band
A. Bachmann3/977[10]+81[9]=158
11BB Du Conservatoire d'Esch [Luxembourg]
James Cook - Circumnavigator
F. Harles6/473[11]+76[11]=149

[SW] Set Work
[OC] Own Choice


1st Prize: £1500 plus The Boosey and Hawkes European Trophy and the Champion Band of Europe Plaque
2nd Prize: £1250 plus The Besson Salver
3rd Prize: £1000 plus The Boosey and Hawkes European Cup
4th Prize: £750 plus The North Midlands Area Committee Trophy
5th Prize: £500 plus The North Midlands Area Associations Shield

Each band received a souvenir commemorating the event 

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Howard J Evans

MA (Dist), Mus.B (hons), ARCM (hons), LRAM, LTCL, PGCE
Conductor, composer, arranger, tutor and pianist