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Contesting Not all bands enter competitions and there are some which shun the contest stage, preferring to concentrate their efforts in providing music for local events. For most players, though, contesting has always been an important part of brass banding, the reason that they spend so many hours trying to
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  Open downloadable pdf file: The_Old_Grey_Duck Dialect Terms: Beels – Beak of a bird Clunk – To swallow The Old Grey Duck was published in Ralph Dunstan’s in Cornish Dialect & Folk Songs, Ralph Dunstan,Cornish Dialect and Folk Songs, (Truro, Jordan’s Bookshop, 1932) where he says “This song is known
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Open downloadable pdf file:Jan_Knuckey Brenda Wootton Singing Jan Knuckey: Dialect terms : Bal – Mine Chelern – Children Fetch’d es coos – found his voice (Coos is derived from the Cornish Kows- to speak) Fooch – To throw out Durns – Door Posts NB “Screech” and “Dander” are used in
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