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Re: Black Dyke Recording - Peter Graham



Phil, yes you are correct, and they are all brilliant players, were is
Leicestershire ;)

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> From: Phil Sturdy <phil@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: 'brass-band@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx'
> Subject: RE: Black Dyke Recording - Peter Graham
> Date: 26 November 1997 08:12
> 
> Maybe Dyke has too many of your relations in it for you to have an
unbiased view.
> 
> Cheers
> Phil.
> 
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> From: BRITCLIFFE@xxxxxxx
> Sent: Tuesday, November 25, 1997 8:53 PM
> To: brass-band@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: Re: Black Dyke Recording - Peter Graham
> 
> In a message dated 25/11/97 20:18:52 GMT, Matthew Taylor writes:
> 
> << Which is fine. But, there is still the hard evidence 
>  ( the recording itself ) that Black Dyke Play the piece 
>  wrong.
> 
>  I am not talking about the interpretation of the 
>  piece that may or may not be to everyones taste,
>  I am talking about the wrong rhythms from the Horns
>  and Percussion, The wrong notes that are played 
>  in the Solos etc..
> 
>  A quote from a recent mail from Graham Young on a 
>  different topic states:-
> 
>  > James Watson told me
>  > that BDM can learn a piece like Essence of Time in two 
>  > rehearsals if necessary and not spend all the rehearsal
>  > time on that piece.
> 
>  It sounds like it after you listen to the CD.
> 
>  Perhaps the quote should have read :-
>  BDM can learn to get to the end of a piece
>  in two rehearsals, it takes them a bit longer 
>  to play it correctly though.
> 
>  Thats fine if you want to record a CD and earn
>  a few quid. But if Black Dyke can't be bothered
>  to practice the pieces to reasonable standard 
>  then I don't see why the rest of us should be 
>  bothered to buy and listen to half hearted attempts
>  of test pieces.
> 
>  Matthew Taylor
>  Solo Horn 
>  Ratby Cooperative Band.
>   >>
> 
> Maybe Dyke has too many people from leicestershire???
> 
> :-)))
> 
> Jim Britcliffe
> United Co-op Crewe
> 
> 
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