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

64 Responses to Rehearsal Plans

  1. brigstowevb says:

    Hello Everyone,
    We’re starting to move to a winter set of repertoire for rehearsal Sunday 17th Oct! There are 2 new tunes! Sorry there’s not time to learn them! Do your best and don’t fret!

    Bonfire Tune
    Drive The Cold Winter Away

    Brown Velvet Waltz
    Captain Money’s March
    Wednesday Night
    Petticoat Loose
    Wet Weather
    Whimple Processional

    Looking forward to it!
    Laurel

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  2. brigstowevb says:

    Hello Everyone,

    Sunday’s rehearsal (12 Sept) will focus on the next two gigs including a bit more practise on dance sets plus a taste of what’s to come in the autumn!

    Brown Velvet Waltz
    Bath Carnival
    Long Ashton Schottische
    Sweets of May
    Wet Weather
    Jockey to the Fair for Briggy
    Spirit of the dance / Summer (Opera ) Hats
    Band WW Waltz
    Blaydon Races/ Hogmanay Jig
    Fred Pigeon ‘s Triumph
    Dance with French / New Rigged Ship
    I want to be near you
    Let Union Be:
    Oats & Beans
    Washing Day
    Captain Money /Wednesday Night
    Up In The Morning

    See you there!
    Laurel

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  3. brigstowevb says:

    Hi Everyone,
    Here’s the rehearsal list for Sunday in prep for Stoke Gifford! It’s a very long list, so we’re going to start at the top with the things I think most need a run-through. If you’re worried about any pieces near the bottom of the list let me know at the start of the rehearsal and I’ll make sure we get to them!

    Let Union Be
    Washing Day
    I want to be near you
    Banbury Bill

    Captain Money /Wednesday Night
    Up in the morning early / Captain Dyke
    Jockey to the Fair
    Wet Weather. Trad. arr. Swift
    Sweets of May
    Bath Carnival
    Long Ashton Schottishe
    Summer (Opera) Hats

    WW Waltz
    Blaydon Races/ Hogmanay Jig
    Oats & Beans
    Dance with the French/ New Rigg’d Ship
    Fred Pigeons Triumph
    Spirit of the dance / Summer (Opera) Hats

    See you on Sunday!
    Laurel

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  4. brigstowevb says:

    Rehearsal Plan for Sunday, 11th July:

    – Let Union Be (instruments only)
    – Jockey To The Fair
    – Bath Carnival
    – Oats & Beans + Sweets of May
    – WW96 (William Winter’s Waltz)
    – I Want To Be Near You
    – Wednesday Night + Captain Moneys March
    – Up In The Morning Early + Captain Dyke
    – Washing Day
    – Petticoat Loose
    – Wet Weather
    – Dance with the French + New Rigged Ship
    – Fred Pigeon’s Triumph (listed as Triumph)
    – Don Quixote
    – The Nonsuch

    It’s quite a long list! Things nearest the top are most likely to get time!
    See you Sunday!
    Laurel

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  5. brigstowevb says:

    STOP PRESS: “I Want To Be Near You” is uploaded on the music page!!!

    The Rehearsal Plan for Sunday, 20th June is:

    New Tune – I Want To Be Near You
    The Nonsuch
    Petticoat Loose

    Play New Arrangements of:
    Bath Carnival
    Washing Day
    Wednesday Night + Captain Moneys March
    Wet Weather

    Run Some Dance Sets From:
    – Up In The Morning Early + Captain Dyke
    – Dance with the French + New Rigged Ship
    – Oats & Beans + Sweets of May
    – WW96 (William Winter’s Waltz)
    – Fred Pigeon’s Triumph (listed as Triumph)
    – Don Quixote
    – Blaydon Races + Hogmanay Jig
    – Portsmouth + Helston Furry Dance
    – Spirit of the Dance + Opera Hat

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  6. brigstowevb says:

    Hi All,
    All Day Workshop, this Sunday, 6th June! 10- 4pm.
    Bring your lunch, and whatever flask of tea / juice / cake you want for morning and afternoon breaks. No sharing!! Covid rules still apply.

    We’re focussing on getting the dance tunes ready for and the newest tunes ready for performance! Lots of fun to be had.

    Here’s the music plan – there’s a new one!

    Rehearse / Arrange:
    The Nonsuch
    Petticoat Loose
    Washing Day
    Wednesday Night + Captain Moneys March
    Bath Carnival
    Wet Weather

    Dance Sets:
    – I Want To Be Near You (!!New Piece!!! Will be online Wednesday!!!)
    – Up In The Morning Early + Captain Dyke
    – Dance with the French + New Rigged Ship
    – Oats & Beans + Sweets of May
    – WW96 (William Winter’s Waltz)
    – Fred Pigeon’s Triumph (listed as Triumph)
    – Don Quixote
    – Blaydon Races + Hogmanay Jig
    – Portsmouth + Helston Furry Dance
    – Spirit of the Dance + Opera Hat

    I’m checking through ‘arrangement cheat sheets’ this week, so intend to put up any missing ones before Sunday.

    We’ll be playing an hour at a time with 15 min breaks and lunch is 12:15-1pm.

    I think that’s everything you need, see you there!
    Laurel

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    • brigstowevb says:

      Hi Everyone, I’m having real trouble getting ‘I want to be near you’ finished – fingers crossed it won’t be long… Thanks, Laurel

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  7. brigstowevb says:

    23 May – Live Rehearsal! We’ll also be on zoom for anyone logging in from home.

    Run Through:
    Opera Hat
    Banbury Bill
    Sweets of May
    The Nonsuch
    Wet Weather

    Rehearse / Arrange:
    Oats & Beans
    Petticoat Loose
    Washing Day
    Don Quixote
    Bath Carnival

    Excited to see you there!

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  8. brigstowevb says:

    Hello Everyone! Fingers crossed this is our last online rehearsal! However I will continue to bring my computer to live rehearsals so anyone who prefers can join online. In the meantime, here’s the last chance to practise with the band while I CAN’T hear you!!! Make the most of it :o)

    We’re going to focus on the dance and play through alllll the new ones sets!

    – Wednesday Night + Captain Moneys March
    – Banbury Bill + Newcastle
    – Up In The Morning Early + Captain Dyke
    – Dance with the French + New Rigged Ship
    – Oats & Beans + Sweets of May
    – WW96 (William Winter’s Waltz)
    – Fred Pigeon’s Triumph (listed as Triumph)

    – The Nonsuch
    – Bath Carnival
    – Petticoat Loose
    – Wet Weather
    – Don Quixote

    Please note we renamed Dance with the French (formerly Down).
    See you Sunday!

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  9. brigstowevb says:

    Sun 28 March Rehearsal List is subtly different to 3 weeks ago!
    – Opera Hat – come dressed to film before the break!
    – The Nonsuch
    – Bath Carnival
    – Wednesday Night + Captain Moneys March
    – Banbury Bill + Newcastle
    – Up In The Morning Early + Captain Dyke
    – Down with the French + New Rigged Ship
    – Oats & Beans + Sweets of May
    – WW96 (William Winter’s Waltz)
    – Fred Pigeon’s Triumph (listed as Triumph)
    – Petticoat Loose
    – Wet Weather
    – Don Quixote
    See you Sunday!

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