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4BR pre-Christmas Quiz: We're Three Kings

Name the three Kings in question and a trio of great CDs will be on their way to you as a late Christmas prezzie...

Kings
  Name the three Kings in question and a trio of CDs will be on their way to you...

We have a trio of CDs to win if you can answer a little pre-Christmas brain tickler…

4BR will be providing its usual bumper Christmas Day quiz with a fantastic prize on offer — but in the meantime, we want to get you in the mood with a little brain tickler.

We have a trio of CDs that we will post out for you to enjoy before the New Year if you can answer the following question… all about Three Kings…

Three Kings

1. Which King did composer Paul McGhee write about in a test piece performed by Brass Band Burgermusik Luzern at the 2019 European Championships?

2. Which Scottish King was the subject of a famous play by William Shakespeare as well as the test piece at the British Open in 1925?

3. In which European country is the King's Cup presented every two years to its Elite Division National Champion alongside the National trophy?

Answers:

Answers with explanation to be sent to: quiz@4barsrest.com

Closing date for answers: 12.00 (midnight) on Thursday 24th December

Get it covered winner

Patrick Power of the Darely Dale Band was one of many people who knew that the link between a National Final test piece by composer Derek Bourgeois, the nickname of the great jazz singer Bessie Smith, a famous waltz by Johann Strauss II and the Manchester City football team 'anthem' was

The colour blue… as in 'Devil and the Deep Blue Sea; 'The Empress of the Blues'; The Blue Danube' and 'Blue Moon'.

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