Brass band

Scope and Content

The first photograph shows a several band members sat down. One man is blowing into a trumpet. On the reverse of the print is written 'CWS Manchester Band's principal cornetist Derek Garside, 23 (on left) watches sub-principal Keith Caldwell, 24 years old New Zealander, having a muted tune up before competing at the Daily Herald National Brass Band Championship in the Royal Albert Hall, London, on Saturday, October 16. But all the stops were out when the CWS bandsmen were declared runners-up for the National title for the second year running.' The second image shows the CWS Manchester Brass Band seated on a stage in front of a trompe l'oiel of curtains. The third image shows an aerial view of the CWS Brass Band in the process of making a recording of their music, as is noted on the reverse. Black and white.