Competitors ready for Dewsbury

On Sunday, 4th November 18 bands will take to the stage at Dewsbury Town Hall for the annual Yorkshire and Humberside Brass Band Association Competition. The contest begins at 10.00am with each band presenting an own-choice test-piece.
Works selected include:
‘Cry of the Mountain’ (Howard Lorriman); ‘Dimensions’ (Peter Graham); ‘Episodes for Brass’ (Gareth Churcher); ‘Fire in the Blood’ (Paul Lovatt-Cooper); ‘First Suite in Eb’ (Gustav Holst); ‘Haslemere Suite’ (Peter Graham); ‘Labour & Love’ (Percy Fletcher); ‘Lake of the Moon’ (Kevin Hoube); ‘Napoleon on the Alps’ (Philip Harper); ‘Purcell Variations’ (Kennth Downie); ‘Renaissance’ (Peter Graham); ‘Saint-Saens Variations’ (Philip Sparke); ‘Tallis Variations’ (Philip Sparke); ‘The Saga of Haakon the Good’ (Philip Sparke); ‘Trittico’ (James Curnow); ‘Vitae Aeturnum’ (Paul Lovatt-Cooper); ‘Voices of Youth’ (Edward Gregson) and ‘Willow Pattern’ (Philip Harper).
The 18 bands taking part are listed below:
Clifton & Lightcliffe
Cockerton Silver
Dronfield Genquip
Dunston Silver
Jayess Newbiggin
North Skelton
Rivington & Adlington
Shirebrook MW
Swinton & District
Tewit Silver
University of Nottingham

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