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Subject: Drumcorps FAQ 3/6 The 1997 DCI season

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) for rec.arts.marching.drumcorps Part 3 of 6 The 1997 DCI season Table of Contents: 1.0 What is drum corps? 1.0.1 DCI and DCA 1.0.2 Drum Corps International 1.0.3 Drum Corps World 1.0.4 scorelines 1.1 Drum corps on-line 1.1.1 History of drum corps on-line 1.1.2 Rec.arts.marching.drumcorps 1.1.3 Drumcorps digest 1.1.4 FTP and WWW site 1.1.5 Cybercorps 1.1.6 Drum Corps Web Sites 1.2 Audio and video recordings and books 1.2.1 compact discs and cassettes 1.2.2 videos 1.2.3 books 2.0 DCI corps' addresses 2.0.1 Open class corps 2.0.2 Div. II/III corps 2.0.3 DCA corps are listed in Part 6 of the FAQ 2.0.4 Future Corps 3.1 1997 tentative drumcorps music 3.2 1997 drum corps tour schedule 4.0 Historical Information 4.1 Previous DCI Champions 4.2 1992 DCI Scores 4.3 1993 DCI Information 4.3.1 Corps repertoires 4.3.2 Scores 4.3.3 Individual and Ensemble scores 4.3.4 DCA Finals scores 4.3.5 RAMD Readers Final Poll 4.4 1994 DCI Information 4.4.1 DCI Championships in Boston 4.4.2 SEASON Final poll 4.4.3 RAMD Final Reader's Poll 4.4.4 Corps' repertoires in 1994 4.5 1995 DCI Information 4.5.1 DCI Championships in Buffalo 4.5.2 SEASON Final poll 4.5.3 RAMD Final Reader's Poll 4.5.4 Corps' repertoires in 1995 4.6 1996 DCI Information 4.6.1 DCI Championships in Orlando 4.6.2 SEASON Final poll 4.6.3 RAMD Final Reader's Poll 4.6.4 Corps' repertoires in 1996 4.3.3 Individual and Ensemble scores 5.0 The words "drum corps" 5.1 Number of members allowed 5.2 Corps' budgets 5.3 Fundraising 5.4 How far do the corps travel? How many competitions? How long is the season? When are the Championships? 5.5 How can I catch the Championships on TV? 5.6 How does the judging work? 5.7 What is a legal bugle? 5.8 What kind of percussion is allowed? 5.9 What is the "pit area"? 5.10 How long is each show? 5.11 What are all those strange abbreviations and/or nicknames people keep using when writing about drum corps? 5.12 Why do people keep misspelling things? 5.13 How to join a drum corps 5.14 Rehearsal information 5.15 Where to get music for wind ensemble 6.0 DCA and the Senior corps. 6.1 Drum Corps Associates (DCA) 6.1.1 The DCA Story 6.1.2 Corps listing 6.2 Parade Corps 6.2.1 Ballad of the Unsung Heros 6.2.2 Corps listing 6.3 Rehearsals 6.4 Fallen Comrades 6.4.1 Folded Corps 6.4.2 MIA Corps 6.5 DCA Champions ---- 3.1 1997 drumcorps music The Official Unofficial 1997 DCI Repertoire List!!! --------------------------------------------------- Version 3.50 This list was last updated 26 Feb 97. DISCLAIMER: Please note that due to the extreme earliness of this list, many of the repertoires are of a vague and/or speculative nature. All reasonable and backed rumors will be included until refuted. Such rumors will be marked with question marks. All other repertoires have been supported by multiple and/or very reliable sources. The Official Unofficial 1997 DCI Repertoire List is updated on a rather inconsistent basis and posted to RAMD and sCORPSboard. If you wish to be sent the updated list when it is updated, email me at phoenyx@mindspring.com and I will send you updates via email. Any updates will be GREATLY appreciated. New/updated this version: Reading Buccaneers, Americanos, General Butler Vagabonds, Capitol Sound, Minnesota Brass, Westshoremen DCI MEMBER CORPS (TOP 21) ------------------------- Academie Musicale -- I. "Totus Tuus" - Gorecki II. "Quasi Una Fantasia" (5th mov.) - Gorecki III. "Symphony of Psalms" (3rd mov.) - Stravinsky IV. "Pie Jesu" from "Requiem" - Webber Bluecoats -- I. "Harlem Nocturne" remainder TBA Blue Devils -- "As Time Goes By..." Inspired by the film "Casablanca" I. "This day and age we're living in: The Marketplace" - "Casablanca" - Steiner - "One Night in Bangkok" - Anderson/Ulvaeus II. "Relax relieve the tension: Rick's Americain" - "Night in Tunisia" - Gillespie III. "A case of do or die: Conflict in Casablanca" - music TBA IV. "The world will always welcome lovers" - "As Time Goes By" - Hupfeld Blue Knights -- I. "Ben Hur" - Rozsa - "Prelude" (Main Title) - "Overture" - "The Battle" (Parts I & II) II. "Prayers of Kierkegaard" - Barber - "Allegro Molto" - "Quietly" (Father in Heaven!) Boston Crusaders -- "Portraits of Our Homeland, Part II: Conflicts & Resolutions" I. Original Fanfare - Klesch/Hannum II. "Chester Overture" - W. Schuman III. "Lincoln Portrait" - Copland IV. "Eternal Father/Navy Hymn" - C. Smith V. "Victory at Sea" - Bennett Cadets of B.C. -- "Celebration" - The Music of Philip Sparks -- selections to be chosen from: - "The Year of the Dragon" - "Celebration" Carolina Crown -- I. "Crown Imperial" - Walton II. "Terpsichore" - Margolis III. "Enigma Variation #9: Nimrod" - Elgar IV. "Gigue" from "St. Paul's Suite" - Holst Cavaliers -- "The Firebird" - Stravinsky - Silence - first minute completely visual - Berceuse - Round Dance - Infernal Dance - Finale Colts -- "The Music of Blood, Sweat, and Tears" I. "Symphony for the Devil" II. "God Bless the Child" III. "Lucretia MacEvil" IV. "40,000 Headmen" V. "Hi-De-Ho" Crossmen -- "The Colors of Jazz" I. "Time Check" - Rich II. "Blues in the Night" - arr. Torme/Rich III. "Niner Two" - Ellis IV. "You Are my Sunshine" - arr. Singers Unltd. Glassmen -- The Music of Bizet Kiwanis Kavaliers -- "Evita" I. "Requiem for Evita" II. "Buenos Aires" III. "Eva Beware of the City"/ "I'll be Surprisingly Good for You" IV. "The Money Keeps Rolling In" V. "You Must Love Me" VI. "Don't Cry for Me Argentina" Les Etoiles - competing in open class Madison Scouts -- "The Pirates of Lake Mendota" I. "The Adventure Begins" - Boerma II. "A Day in Port" - inspired by "Songs of the Quay" - Richards III. "Moods of the Sea" - inspired by "Tall Ships Suite" - Royalance IV. "Confrontation & Finale" - Nahirniak Magic -- "Mardi Gras" Phantom Regiment -- "The Ring" - Wagner I. "Hagen's Call to the Clan" II. "Magic Fire Music" III. "Hammerring of the Ring" IV. "Gotterdammerung" Pioneer -- "Riverdance" - Whelan -- selections to include: -- "Riverdance" -- "The Heart's Cry" -- "Shivna" -- "Firedance" Santa Clara Vanguard -- "On the Waterfront" The Music of Leonard Bernstein I. "On the Town" II. "On the Waterfront" III. "Symphony #2: The Age of Anxiety" Troopers -- I. "American Salute" II. "Ghost Riders in the Sky" III. "How the West was Won" Velvet Knights -- "The Velvet Knights and the Search for the Holy Grail" I. "First Knight Fanfare" - Goldsmith II. "The Knights in Velvet Opener" - Carnahan III. "Wellington's Victory, op. 91" - Beethoven - "Intro, Fanfare, & 'The British are Coming'" - "Here Come the French" - "French vs. British" - "Finale" IV. "Terpsichore" - Margolis V. "Reprinses" - Gaillarde-Volte OTHER JUNIOR CORPS ------------------ Allegience Elite -- medieval show about magic I. "Gandalf, the Wizard" II. "Sanctuary!" from "The Hunchback of Notre Dame" - Menken III. drum solo IV. "Killer Whales" Americanos -- The Music of Gloria Estefan I. "Party Time" ("I Know You Will Be Mine") II. production number - "Turn the Beat Around" - "Don't Want to Lose You Now" - "Conga" - "Get on Your Feet" - "The Rhythm is Gonna Get You" - "Turn the Beat Around" (Reprise) III. "Reach" IV. "Get on Your Feet" Bandettes -- "A Tribute to All-Girl Corps" - The Best of the Ventures, CapitolAires, and (of course) The Bandettes Blue Devils 'B' I. Nutville (Silver) II. Guaguanco/Capricorn Moon (Sandoval/Mochel) III. Minuano (Metheny & Mays) IV. Paso Doble (Hirschfelder) Blue Stars -- "The Divine Comedy" - R. Smith I. "Dante's Inferno" II. "Ascension" III. "Paradise" Capitol Sound - The Music of Duke Ellington I. "Don't Get Around Much Anymore" II. "Sophisticated Lady"/"It Don't Mean a Thing" III. "Take the A-Train" Cincinnati Glory -- "The Best of All Possible Worlds" selections from Brenstein's "Candide" East Coast Jazz -- "Threshold: The Music of Pat Williams" General Butler Vagabonds - "The Sound of Music" Golden Lancers -- "Of Sailors and Whales" - MacBeth I. "Ishmael (Part I)" II. "Ahab" III. "Queequeg" (drum solo) IV. "Ishmael (Part II)" V. "The White Whale" Lone Star -- "On Fire" I. "On Fire" - Camilo II. "Romanza" - Mendez III. "Hands and Feet" - Camilo IV. "Carribe" - Camilo Nightfire -- "The Music of Styx" Nite Express -- inactive for 1997 season Northern Aurora -- performing the 1997 season as a parade corps Pacific Crest -- "Mary Shelley's Frankenstein" Patriots -- "Medieval Visions" -- music to include: - "Dragonheart" - Edelman - "First Knight" - Goldsmith Pittsburgh Enforcers -- "Textures" I. "Artistry in Rhythm" - Kenton II. "Marching Season" - Yanni III. "Star Trek First Contact" IV. "Santorini" - Yanni SCV Cadets -- "Evita" Sound Storm -- "Rebellious Youth" I. "Imagine" - Lennon II. "Capulets' March" from "Romeo & Juliet" - Prokofiev III. "Aquarius"/"Let the Sun Shine In" from "Hair" Southwind -- "Excerpts from a Childhood" - Zimmer, Holsinger Spectrum -- "City Nights" - The Music of Duke Ellington - selections to include: - "Caravan" - "Take the A Train" - "New York State of Mind" Spirit of Atlanta -- "Georgia" (warm-up) I. "Old Man River" II. "You've Lost That Lovin' Feeling" III. "Let it Be Me" Tarheel Sun -- selections to include: - "En Fuego" - "El Congo Valiente" Texas Legion -- "Carmina Burana" - Orff Volunteers - "Gettysburg" SENIOR CORPS ------------ Brigadiers -- "Red Hot Cole" - The Music of Cole Porter I. "In the Still of the Night" II. "Love for Sale" III. "Night & Day" IV. "This Thing Called Love" Bushwackers -- I. "Fuego Cubano (Cuban Fire)" - Kenton/Richards II. "El Congo Valiente (Valiant Congo)" - Kenton/Richards III. drum solo - "Festival de Ritmo" - Weckl IV. "A Mis Abuelos" - Sandoval V. possible fifth tune TBA Caballeros -- I. "La Virgin de la Macarena" II. "My Spanish Heart" - Corea III. "On Fire" IV. "Espana Cani" Empire Statesmen -- Miss Saigon -- selections may include: I. "Overture" II. "The Heat is on in Saigon" III. "Sun and Moon" IV. "The Morning of the Dragon" V. TBA Kingston Grenadiers -- I. "Wind Machine" II. "Latin Implosion" III. "Free" IV. "Dindi" Minnesota Brass -- I. "Light Cavalry" - vonSuppe II. "Poet & Peasant Overture" - arr. Glen Gray Big Band III. "Caravan" - arr. Ferguson Racine Kilties Senior Corps -- I. "Brigadoon / McConicky Square" II. "Pachuco" (from the movie The Mask) III. "Minnie the Moocher" IV. "McCoys Exit" V. "Auld Lang Syne" VI. "Scotland the Brave" (in review) Reading Buccaneers - I. "Theme to Red October" II. "Meadowlands" III. "Of Sailors & Whales" IV. "Finale" from "Firebird Suite" - Stravinsky Rochester Crusaders -- "Women of Song" I. "The Billie Holiday Songbook" - "Good Morning Heartbreak" - "God Bless the Child" II. "Judy Garland Portrait" - "Rock-a-bye Your Baby" - "Johnny One Note" III. "Barbara Streisand in Concert" - "People" - "Somewhere" Skyliners -- I. "Nutville" - Rich II. "Sophistocated Lady" - Ellington III. "Sing Sing Sing/Swing Swing Swing" - Prima/Williams Sunrisers -- "On an American Spiritual" - The Music of David Holsinger I. "On an American Spiritual" II. "Havendance" III. "On a Hymnsong of Philip Bliss" IV. "Nilesdance" V. "On a Southern Hymnsong" Westshoremen -- I. "Copernicus" - Bacha II. "Don't Cry" - Seal III. "One More Time, Chuck Corea" - trad. ------------ John Weldy (unless it's my wife Michelle) ** Bluecoats Mellophone 93-94 ** RAMD Repertoire Hound ----------------------------------------------------------- "Don't call...write. People don't write enough anymore." "Except that Andrew Lloyd Webber guy...he writes too much!" -Cosby ====================================================================== ---------------------------------------------------------------------- 3.2 1997 drum corps competition schedule * SUBJECT TO CHANGE * --------------------- Contest information is fairly complete in these schedule pages. However, if you truly need more information this guide is for your convenience. Note some phone numbers are in homes. Please do not call these numbers before 9:00 AM or after 9:00 PM and keep in mind the time zone in which they are located. DCA - DRUM CORPS ASSOCIATES Michael Petrone 10 Columbus Dr. Monmouth Beach, NJ 07750-1004 908-222-3835 (someone's home phone) DCH - DRUM CORPS HOLLAND Jos Brusse Dasseburcht 7 3892 Zeewolde, Netherlands 011-31-36-5224254 fax 011-31-36-5227417 DCI - DRUM CORPS INTERNATIONAL Peggy Kosin P.O. Box 548 Lombard, IL 60148-0548 708-495-9866 fax 708-495-3792 DCM - DRUM CORPS MIDWEST Roman Blenski 4601 W. Holt Ave. Milwaukee, WI 53219 414-327-2847 (someone's home phone) fax 414-543-8289 DCS - DRUM CORPS SOUTH Tim Meals 421 W. Spruce St. Titusville, PA 16354-1481 814-827-7972 (someone's home phone) fax 814-827-6887 DCUK - DRUM CORPS UNITED KINGDOM John Boyington Oliver Hind Club Edale Rd. Sneinton Dale Nottingham, England NG2 4HT 011-44-1159-483200 fax 011-44-1159-414079 DCW - DRUM CORPS WEST Tom Hope 372 Florin Rd. #303 Sacramento, CA 95831-1407 916-429-9545 (someone's home phone) (phone/fax, call first) E-MASS - EASTERN MASSACHUSETTS Harry Sampson 8 Highland Ave. Stoneham, MA 02180-1870 617-438-3631 (someone's home phone) FAMQ - QUEBEC Susie Proulx Box 1000, Succersale M, Montreal, QUE H1V 3R2 514-252-3025 GSC - GARDEN STATE CIRCUIT Roger Exposito 269 Andrews Rd. Jackson, NJ 08527 908-928-9699 (someone's home phone) fax 201-824-5224 ODCA - ONTARIO DRUM CORPS ASSOCIATION Ontario Drum Corps Association 2173 Line 29, RR 2 Tavistock, Ontario, Canada N0B 2R0 Phone: 519-655-2093 Fax: 519-655-3813 email: odca@golden.net **************************************************************** June Contests - visit the CyberCorps sCORPSboard site: <http://www.halcyon.com/caryn/cyber/schedules/97/june97shows.html> July Contests - visit the CyberCorps sCORPSboard site: <http://www.halcyon.com/caryn/cyber/schedules/97/july97shows.html> August Contests - visit the CyberCorps sCORPSboard site: <http://www.halcyon.com/caryn/cyber/schedules/97/aug97shows.html> August 11-16 Orlando, FL DCI CHAMPIONSHIPS! 11 Mon. - (day) - DIV. III PRELIMS - (night) - DIV. II PRELIMS 12 Tue. - (day) - more DIV. III PRELIMS - (night) - DIV. II & III FINALS 13 Wed. - I&E and Parade of Champions (EPCOT & Other Disney venues) 14 Thu. - Quaterfinals 15 Fri. - Semifinals 16 Sat. - Finals!!! ---- Original written by Michael Fath and Donald Chinn Updates and new material by Cathy Doser and Caryn Roberts RAMD FAQ administered by Cathy Doser (cathyd@halcyon.com) and Caryn Roberts (caryn@halcyon.com) Comments welcome on any aspect of this FAQ. We are especially looking for information on Div. II/III corps, and early drum corps information (VFW and American Legion Championships and pre-DCI corps in general). If you see anything that is inaccurate (such as corps address information or repertoire), please let us know. NOTICE: This FAQ is copyright (c) 1995 by Cathy Doser and is made available as a service to the drum corps and the Internet community. The FAQ may be distributed freely in printed or electronic form, provided that it is not modified. The FAQ may not be sold in any medium including electronic, CD-ROM, or database, or published in print without the express written permission of the authors. Contact Cathy Doser (cathyd@halcyon.com) if there are any questions. ---- Cathy Doser Caryn Roberts cathyd@halcyon.com caryn@halcyon.com