A glittering career beckons

Issue 5953

Isobel Daws captures prestigious BBC title

Grimethorpe Colliery Band at 100

Full preview of the 2017 European Championships

Finals tests announced

Wednesday 10 May, 2017

The Kapitol Promotions Music Panel has announced the test-pieces for the 2017 National Finals at Cheltenham and the Royal Albert Hall. Announcing the selection, Philip Morris (Chairman of the Kapitol Promotions Music Panel) commented: "The Music Panel has been careful to select music for each section that it thinks will be challenging, but very enjoyable to rehearse and perform."

The test-pieces are:

CHAMPIONSHIP: Gallery (Howard Snell)

Publishers: Rakeway Music - http://www.rakewaymusic.com/

Duration: 16 minutes 30 seconds (including cut)

Competing bands to cut Mov. 4 - The March Back to Camp

 

SECTION 1: Tournament for Brass (Eric Ball)

Publishers: R Smith & Co - http://www.rsmith.co.uk/

Duration: 13 minutes 30 seconds

 

SECTION 2

Test piece: Music of a Legacy (Steven Ponsford)

Published by SP&S - http://www.sps-shop.com/

Duration: 9 minutes

Revised publication, in traditional brass band instrumentation

 

SECTION 3: Hinemoa (Gareth Wood)

Publishers: R Smith & Co - http://www.rsmith.co.uk/

Duration: 11 minutes 30 seconds

 

SECTION 4: Petite Suite de Ballet (Eric Ball)

Publishers: R Smith & Co - http://www.rsmith.co.uk/

Duration: 8 minutes