24th West of England Bandsmen’s Festival

17/07/1948

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Adjudicator: George Hawkins

Class: Class A / Championship Section

Test Piece: Themes from Symphony No. 5 (Beethoven, arranged Denis Wright)

Test Piece: Grand March Tannhauser (Wagner)

  Test Piece March
Band Conductor Test Piece (if choice) Place Marks Place Marks
Camborne Town A. W. Parker 1st --- 1st ---
Falmouth Town A. G. Richards 4th --- 4th ---
Kingswood Evangel Silver mission W. S. Smith 3rd --- 2nd ---
St. Dennis Silver C. H. Baker 2nd --- 3rd ---

Special Awards

Award Name Band
Best Player S. P. Roberts (Soprano) Camborne
Next in order of merit S. Oliver (Euphonium) Camborne

Adjudicator: George Hawkins

Class: Class B / First Section

Test Piece: Selection Recollections of Meyerbeer (arranged J. A. Greenwood)

Test Piece: Paraphrase 'O God Our Help' St. Annes (Croft)

  Test Piece Paraphrase
Band Conductor Test Piece (if choice) Place Marks Place Marks
Bodmin Town W. T. Lobb 6th --- --- ---
Mount Charles A. S. Grant 7th --- --- ---
Newquay Town W. E. Moyle 1st --- --- ---
Topsham Silver R. W. Davison 8th --- --- ---
Indian Queens Silver F. L. Knight 4th --- 2nd ---
Stenalees Silver C. H. Baker 5th --- 4th ---
St. Newlyn East G. W. Cave 2nd --- 3rd ---
Truro A. W. Parker 3rd --- 1st ---

Special Awards

Award Name Band
Best Player P. Smith (Soprano) Newquay Town
Next in order of merit R. Gilbert (Euphonium) Stenalees

Adjudicator: George Hawkins

Class: Class C / Second Section

Test Piece: March Follow the Flag (Vincent Turner)

  March
Band Conductor Test Piece (if choice) Place Marks
Bodmin Town 4th ---
Mount Charles 2nd ---
Newquay Town 1st ---
Topsham Silver 3rd ---

Adjudicator: E. Vercoe

Class: Deportment

Band Conductor Test Piece (if choice) Place Marks
Falmouth 1st ---
Topsham Silver 2nd ---
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