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GUEST,JJ Colliery bands (43) RE: Colliery bands 23 Feb 02

Most interesting Geoff, thank you.

I am a little suspicious regarding:

...brass instruments were chosen because big men who worked in manual occupations could still play the valves on a cornet whereas they might be unable to produce the delicacy of fingering needed for something like a violin....

though. Do you have any evidence to back that up?


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