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1973 Spring Festival - Grand Shield

Date:
Saturday, May 5, 1973

Venue:
Belle Vue, Manchester

Test piece:
La Forza Del Destino (Force of Destiny), Verdi, arr. Frank Wright

Adjudicator(s):
Rex Mortimer

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1Patchogue PlymouthC. Peacock Junior16189
2StalybridgeL. Hine18187
3British Vita WorksJ. Harrison4184
4Linthwaite Silver PrizeG. Pulleyn17183
-Agnes Street TemperanceE. Ruddock15-
-Brodsworth CollieryK. R. Johnson13-
-City of Coventry 'B'J. Hall6-
-Dove Holes Silver PrizeR. Ball12-
-Gainsborough Britannia WorksG. C. Tomlinson14-
-GoodshawH. H. Howarth3-
-Hade EdgeJ. C. Fisher2-
-HendonD. M. Morrison--
-Head Wrightson WorksC. Midgley9-
-Kippax Old BrassM. Simpson20-
-LaganvaleH. Brittain1-
-LockwoodP. Kitson11-
-MossleyD. Ashmore5-
-Pressed Steel Fisher (Works)J. Bright21-
-RochdaleN. Ashcroft8-
-SlaithbridgeD. M. Broadbent7-
-TelfordD. Emery10-
-Yorkley OnwardF. Cockroft19-

Prizes:

1st: £75 Plus The Daily Express Challenge Shield.
2nd: £50 Plus The Belle Vue 100 Guineas Challenge Trophy.
3rd: £30
4th: £15

A specially engraved illuminated certificate was awarded to each of the prize winning bands. 



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Sam Fisher

BA (Hons), PGCE, Dip.ABRSM
Conductor, Adjudicator (AoBBA), Composer/Arranger, Cornet & Flugelhorn Soloist