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2005 Besson Youth Championships

Deatails released by the organisers for the 2005 event at the RNCM.

 

The Besson Youth Brass Band Championships will take place at the Royal Northern College of Music on Sunday April 10th 2005.

The Contest will by managed by the British Federation of Brass Bands and controlled by Gary Walczak

The Test Pieces are as follows:-

Premier Championship
‘Lyonesse’ by Simon Dobson
Newly commissioned by Paul Hindmarsh with funds from Brass Band Heritage Trust
Publisher: Faber Music

County Championship
‘Three Movements from Jubilee Music’ by Elgar Howarth
i. Girls and Boys come out to play
ii Bonnie Briar Bush
iii Men of Harlech
Obtain from the British Federation of Brass Bands

Community Championship
‘Patterns’ by Edward Gregson
Publisher: R. Smith/SP & S

School Championship
‘Music for Greenwich’ by Edward Gregson
Publisher: Boosey & Hawkes

Junior Band Championships
Own choice
but must include one original work for brass band.

Adjudicators will be announced shortly.

For entry forms and further details please contact the BFBB national office on 01226 771015

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