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1985 European Championships - A Section

Date:
Sunday, May 5, 1985

Venue:
Tivoli Gardens, Copenhagen

Test piece:
Royal Parks (George Lloyd)

Adjudicator(s):
Meindert Boecket, Paul Huber, William Relton

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1Black Dyke Mills
Volcano
Major Peter Parkes1/8114[2]+75[4]=189
2Cory
Dances and Arias
Major Arthur Kenney8/5110[4]+78[1]=188
3Sun Life
Carnival Overture
Geoffrey Brand10/6117[1]+70[7]=187
4Soli de Gloria [Holland]
John O'Gaunt
Jan de Haan9/3112[3]+72[5]=184
5Stavanger [Norway]
Dances and Arias
Kjell Larsen5/4107[6]+77[2]=184
6Eikanger Bjorsvik [Norway]
Blitz
Tom Brevik11/13108[5]+68[11]=176
7Silkeborg Blaeserne [Denmark]
Pageantry
Erik Bjorn Lund13/11101[9]+69[9]=170
8BB Bienne [Switzerland]
Changing Cells
Pascal Eicher12/1099[10]+69[9]=168
9Lewis Merthyr
James Cook - Circumnavigator
Denzil Stephens4/797[11]+71[6]=168
10Solna Brass [Sweden]
Contest Music
Lars Gunner Bjorkland9/3103[7]+64[13]=167
11Kirkintilloch
Dances and Arias
Walter Hargreaves3/1290[14]+76[3]=166
12De Waldsang [Holland]
Blitz
Dirk Lautenbach7/1495[12]+70[7]=165
13Kortrijk [Belgium]
Symphony of Marches
Lieven Martens14/1102[8]+60[14]=162
14Hjorring Blaesorkerster [Denmark]
Fantasy for Brass Band
Herbert Moller2/292[13]+67[12]=159

[SW] Set Work
[OC] Own Choice

Prizes:
1st Prize: £1250 plus the Boosey & Hawkes European Trophy and the Champion Band of Europe Plaque.
2nd Prize: £1000
3rd Prize: £750
4th Prize: £500
5th Prize: £250

Every band received a specially engraved plaque commemorating the event.

The winning conductor received a special bound copy of the test piece, 'Royal Parks' to mark the occasion.

 



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