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Programme - Victorian Bands' League: Champion Concert Band

From the Collection of Victorian Bands' League 2/157 Hyde Street Yarraville Victoria

Description
Printed programme on card
Size
H 26.8cm - L 22.2cm
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Object Registration
0039
Keywords
victorian bands' league, harry shugg, hawthorn, kinsgville & yarraville, preston, malvern, footscray, st john's ambulance, red cross, ballarat, brunswick, thompson's foundary
Historical information
This programme dates from 1957 when the VBL formed a large brass band made up of the finest brass band musicians from across the state. This band was conducted by the great Harry Shugg of which was probably one of his last engagements before his passing. The musicians came from a number of brass bands including Malvern Municipal, Kingsville & Yarraville, Hawthorn, Preston, Ballarat, Thompson's Foundary, St John's Ambulance, Coburg, the Red Cross and Footscray,
When Made
1957
Significance
This propgramme is significant as it highlights the activities of the Victorian Bands' League when they presented major events. The list of names on the forth page of the program display a who's who of banding at the time. It is also significant as it again shows the many facets of the work of Harry Shugg.
Last updated
11 Aug 2018 at 1:58PM