Land O' Burns

Date: 31 Aug 1996
Venue: Walker Halls, Troon
Adjudicator(s): Kenneth Dennison

Pos Band Conductor Draw Points
1 Newtongrange (B & C Decorators) Derek Broadbent 4 192
Freedom (Hubert Bath)
2 Unison Kinneil Raymond Tennant 7 189
Le Roi d'Ys (Edouard Lalo arr Frank Wright)
3 Johnstone Silver Stanley Thompson 3 188
An Epic Symphony (Percy Fletcher)
4 Barrhead Burgh Euan Drysdale 6 187
Labour and Love (Percy Fletcher)
5 Broxburn Public Michael Marzella 8 185
Les Préludes (Franz Liszt arr William Rimmer)
6 Bo'ness & Carriden David James 2 182
Diadem of Gold (ouverture caracteristique)  (Guillaume Balay arr Frank Wright)
7 Dunaskin Doon Andrew Berryman 9 181
Pageantry (Herbert Howells)
8 Bathgate Colin McKenzie 10 180
A Downland Suite (John Ireland)
9 Kilmarnock Concert Brass Andrew Keachie 5 179
Kenilworth (Sir Arthur Bliss)
9 Livingston Brass Alan Samson 1 179
The Shipbuilders (Peter Yorke)
W CWS (Glasgow) Howard Snell - -
W Dalkeith & Monktonhall Colliery Alan Fernie - -
W David A Hall Whitburn Chris Houlding - -
W Irvine & Dreghorn Brass Stanley Thompson - -
W Kelty & Blairadam Brass James Smith - -
W Kirkintilloch Allan Ramsay - -
W Newland Concert Brass William Smith - -
W Tullis Russell (The Papermakers) Mills Captain Peter Curtis - -

Invitations extended to Championship, 1st and 2nd section bands, plus all Ayrshire bands.  Kilmarnock Concert Brass, graded 3rd section, was the only lower-section Ayrshire band to accept the invitation.

Contest format: bands required to play a test piece composed before 1970 plus an own-choice hymn tune

Best 1st section band: Unison Kinneil
Best 2nd section band: Barrhead Burgh

Best instrumentalist: Mhari Craig (cornet, Barrhead Burgh)

Highest placed Ayrshire band: Dunaskin Doon