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1974 National Championships of Great Britain - Championship Section

Date:
Thursday, October 17, 1974

Venue:
Royal Albert Hall, London

Test piece:
Fantasy for Brass Band (Malcolm Arnold)

Adjudicator(s):
Eric Bravington, Joseph Horovitz, Ernest Tomlinson

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1Cory Major Arthur Kenney15192
2Grimethorpe CollieryElgar Howarth16190
3Black Dyke MillsRoy Newsome18189
4GUS (Footwear)Stanley Boddington19187
5Brighouse & RastrickJames Scott7185
6LochgellyEnoch Jackson14183
7Wingates TemperanceJohn Harrison2182
8Morris ConcertWalter Rees1180
9Stanshawe (Bristol)Walter Hargreaves5178
10City of CoventryAlbert Chappell12177
11=CWS (Manchester)Derek Garside6176
11=Ever ReadyEric Cunningham11176
13=TredegarJohn Childs13175
13=Whitburn BurghJohn Kirkwood8175
15=St. AustellFred Roberts4174
15=William Davis Construction Group SnibstonIan Bartram9174
17HendonDon Morrison10173
18Patchogue-PlymouthClifford Barratt17172
19LockwoodPeter Kitson3170

Prizes:

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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