Rehearsal Plans

See posts below for music to be played at the next rehearsal:

Click here for sheet music.

Laurel has made recordings of some of the tunes as a practice aid. These can be found at https://soundcloud.com/laurel-2/sets/brigstowe-village-band

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  1. brigstowevb says:

    Hello!
    Looking forward to Sunday’s rehearsal. We have a new tune: Oats and Beans. All the parts are online plus you can listen to it here: https://soundcloud.com/laurel-2/bvb-oats-and-beans

    In addition we will spend time on:
    Let Union Be
    The Rising of The Lark
    Jockey To The Fair (Briggy’s Dance)

    Plus we may play through anything else current:
    Boneparte Crossing The Rhine
    Enrico
    Fred Pigeon’s Triumph
    New Rigged Ship
    Opera Hat
    Union Dance
    Untitled Waltz – William Winter 96
    Up In The Morning Early
    Blaydon Races +/- Hogmanay Jig
    Spirit of The Dance +/- Opera Hat
    Portsmouth +/- Helston

    See you there!
    Laurel

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  2. brigstowevb says:

    Hello!
    ‘Let Union Be’ is now online ready for Sunday’s rehearsal. I’ve (hopefully) updated the cheat sheets – left it too long so may be errors, sorry!

    The final tune list is in the comment below this one!

    Thanks, see you Sunday!

    Laurel

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  3. brigstowevb says:

    Hello!

    Here’s the summer repertoire, hope you enjoy it!

    Boneparte Crossing The Rhine
    Enrico
    Fred Pigeon’s Triumph
    Jockey to the Fair (Briggy Dance)
    Let Union Be (song)
    New Rigged Ship
    Opera Hat
    The Rising of The Lark
    Union Dance
    Untitled Waltz – William Winter 96
    Up In The Morning Early

    Plus Sets of 2 Tunes:
    Blaydon Races +/- Hogmanay Jig
    Spirit of The Dance +/- Opera Hat
    Portsmouth +/- Helston

    Let Union Be will is now online, audio here: https://soundcloud.com/laurel-2/sets/brigstowe-village-band

    I have updated ‘Cheat sheets’ for the arrangements They’re here: Arr Cheat Sheet These can also be downloaded from the music page. (There may still be errors…)

    Apologies for any suddenly absent favourites. They will make it on to the autumn and winter playlists, so please don’t fret: they will be back.

    Thanks, Laurel

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  4. brigstowevb says:

    Hello!
    The plan for this coming Sunday is to attempt to play everything in this year’s repertoire (!), which is:

    Blackberry Quadrille
    Blaydon Races
    Boneparte
    Carl Wark
    Fred Pigeons Triumph
    HA187
    Helston
    Jockey To The Fair (for Briggy)
    New Rigged Ship
    Opera Hat
    Rising Of The Lark
    Sailors HP
    Union Dance
    Untitled Waltz (WW96)
    Up In The Morning Early
    Washing Day

    The four new ones from the workshop day (Rising Of The Lark, Union Dance, Untitled Waltz, Up In The Morning Early) should now all be in the music list.

    I have also made fledging ‘cheat sheets’ for the arrangements for all of the above that have them. These can also be downloaded from the music page. They are not yet 100% perfect… (in content or format).

    Thanks, Laurel

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  5. brigstowevb says:

    Hello!
    The rehearsal plan for Sun 17th March is to have a good look at some of the existing ‘core repertoire’ for this coming year. More details about the whole list on Sunday, but here’s what we’ll be
    spending some time on revising and arrangements for:

    HA187
    Fred Pigeon’s Triumph
    Blackberry Quadrille
    Boneparte Crossing The Rhine
    Wednesday Night

    Look forward to seeing you then!
    Laurel

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  6. Laurel Swift says:

    Hello Everyone,

    The new tune for Sun 17th Feb is ‘Wednesday Night’. If you already have this in your pad, please note it’s a completely new version.

    We will also rehearse:
    Carl Wark
    Boneparte (Crossing The Rhine)
    New Rigged Ship
    College Hornpipe

    I have recorded all of the parts for Wednesday Night here: https://soundcloud.com/laurel-2/sets/brigstowe-village-band

    Look forward to seeing you there!
    Laurel

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  7. brigstowevb says:

    On 20th January 2019 we will rehearse:
    Whimple Wassail
    Hogmanay Jig
    Gloucestershire Wassail – with singers
    Scotch Polka
    Man in the Moon
    New Rigged Ship
    Opera Hat
    Spirit of the Dance
    College/Sailors Hornpipe as possible extra

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  8. Pieces for the 16th of December practice
    Long Ashton Schottishe (New)
    Wassail (Here we come a wassailing)
    Abbott’s Bromley
    The Self
    Whimple Wassail
    Hogmanay Jig

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  9. Tunes for November’s rehearsal are:
    Spirit of the Dance
    Thrashing of the Oates
    Ashley’s hornpipe
    Bonapart crossing the Rhine
    Peacock follows the hen
    Jockey at the Fair
    Hark Shepherds
    Triumph
    Devil among the Tailors
    New Rigged Ship
    Sailors Hornpipe
    Whimple Wassail

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  10. For the October rehearsal we will practice:
    Jockey to the Fair (New)
    Abbots Bromely
    Hark Shepherds
    Sailors Hornpipe
    Whimple Wassail tune
    Here we come a Wassailing (called ‘wassail’ on the tune page)
    Newcastle
    Bonaparte
    Blackberry Quadrille
    Thrashing of the Oats

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  11. Hello everyone, for the September rehearsal we will be playing:
    Sailors Hornpipe (New)
    Whimple Wassail tune (New)
    Here we come a Wassailing (called ‘wassail’ on the tune page)
    Newcastle
    Bonaparte
    Blackberry Quadrille
    Thrashing of the Oats

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  12. Hello everyone, on Sunday we have two new pieces:
    Newcastle (arranged by Steve)
    Bonaparte
    We’ll also look at some old favourites from previous rehearsals including
    Copenhagen waltz (new)
    New Rigged Ship
    Imperial Quickstep
    HA187
    Hungarian Waltz

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  13. Hello everyone, at the next practice we’ll look at:
    Copenhagen waltz (new)
    New Rigged Ship
    Imperial Quickstep
    HA187
    Hungarian Waltz
    Lord Kelly’s
    Brighton Camp
    Bristol ,
    Radstock,
    Shepton mallet,
    Bath Waltz

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  14. On Friday 8June we will practice the Summer Setlist.

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  15. Hello everyone, here are tunes for the next practice:
    New Rigged Ship (New)
    Imperial Quickstep
    HA187
    Hungarian Waltz
    Lord Kelly’s
    Brighton Camp
    Bristol ,
    Radstock,
    Shepton mallet,
    Bath Waltz

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  16. On Friday 4 May we will practice:
    Imperial Quickstep
    HA187
    Hungarian Waltz
    Lord Kelly’s
    Highland Lad
    Down with the French
    Lord Nelson’s Hornpipe
    Triumph
    Brighton Camp
    Copenhagen Waltz (Liz will bring sheet music for a sight reading try out)
    Soldiers Joy – from memory and smiling! (even tuba)

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  17. Hello everyone, pieces for the 22nd of April are:
    imperial Quick Step (New)
    ha 187
    hungarian waltz
    Lord Kelly’s
    Highland lad
    Down with the French
    Lord Nelsons Hornpipe
    Triumph
    Brighton Camp
    copenhagen waltz

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  18. On Friday 6 April we will practice:
    Enrico and Soldier’s Joy – to try by memory; beacause it’s good for us.

    Because they were al runners for the Hardy set but got lost in the snow:
    Lord Kelley’s Reel
    Down with the French
    Copenhagen Waltz
    Hungarian Waltz
    Devil Amongst the Tailors

    And others that might go into the summer sets:
    Lord Nelsons Hornpipe
    Triumph
    Brighton Camp (new Bb and Bass part)
    Tom’s Gone to Hilo
    Brisgstowe Slow March

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  19. On the 18th of March we will play:
    Enrico
    Come ye over from France
    Thrashing of the oats
    Soldiers Joy
    Brighton Camp
    Spirit of the Dance
    Fred Pidgeons Triumph
    Waterloo Dance
    Hungarian Waltz
    Devil Amongst the Tailors
    Lord Kelly
    Blackberry Quadrille

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  20. On the 18th of February we will be playing the following pieces. PLEASE NOTE there are changes to some of the parts.

    Triumph
    Brighton Camp (New Bb and Bass part)
    Devil Amongst the Tailors
    Enrico
    Spirit of the Dance (New Bb Part)
    Come ye over from France
    Thrashing of the oats (New Bb Line)
    Blackberry Quadrille (New Bb Line)
    Waterloo Dance

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  21. On Friday 2 February we will practice:
    The Triumph
    Brighton Camp
    Devil among the Tailors
    Toms gone to Hi Lo
    Cam Ye o’er from France
    Thrashing of the Oats
    Blackberry Quadrille
    Soldiers Joy

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  22. In January 2018 we will practice:
    Triumph (New)
    Brighton Camp
    Devil Amongst the Tailors
    Enrico arr MT
    Spirit of the Dance
    Come ye over from France arr MN
    Thrashing of the oats
    Blackberry Quadrille
    Waterloo Dance

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  23. Hello at the December rehearsal we will look at:
    Brighton Camp (new)
    Devil Amongst the Tailors (new)
    Enrico arr MT
    Spirit of the Dance
    Come ye over from France arr MN
    Thrashing of the oats
    Blackberry Quadrille
    Waterloo Dance
    And we’ll probably play some carols just to keep us in the Christmas mood.

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  24. Hello everyone, on November 19th we will look at existing repertoire plus:
    Carols
    Hark Shepherds

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  25. Hi ed . Matt always posts a list for rehearsals. the previous months playlist is a good guide . I but up playlist for gigs – so they are there as well ! bestLiz

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  26. We will also look at hymn : Come ye thankful people come – accompanying singers and Fritjof’s ‘Raise your voice Harvest is Here ‘ Liz

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