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Best of Brass


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Introduced by Gerald Harrison from The Assembly Rooms, Derby
As an alternative to Top of the Pops, why not switch over to BBC2's own brass band knock-out competition?
Twelve champion bands from all over the United Kingdom battle it out for a prize of EI,500 and the title Best of Brass
Second Round
NORTH V SCOTLAND V WALES Ever Ready Band conducted by Major Peter Parkes v CWS (Glasgow) Band conducted by Anthony Swainson v Pare and Dare Band conducted by Denzil Stephens and competing for the viewers' Sovereign Award, three soloists:
Bryan Tait (cornet) William McMullen (trombone)
Huw Williams (bass) Lighting JOHN ALUNSON Sound NEIL MURRAY


Introduced By: Gerald Harrison
Unknown: United Kingdom
Conducted By: Major Peter Parkes
Conducted By: Anthony Swainson
Conducted By: Denzil Stephens
Soloists: Bryan Tait
Unknown: William McMullen
Bass: Huw Williams
Unknown: John Alunson
Unknown: Sound Neil Murray
Designer: Andy Dimond
Producer: Ken Griffin

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