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  1. ChrisHelme

    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 5 July 2020

    Hello Brass Banders I hope you have managed to have a good but safe time now that the lock down is beginning to be unlocked a little. Safe distancing is still one of the keys to staying safe - many young people think they are untouchable and it is just older people who catch the virus. No one...
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    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 28 June 2020 - Brass Bands of the Antipodes

    Hello Brass Banders Well I have another theme with this week's show for you. Following a request from one of the show's regular Australian listeners who asked for a theme linked to Australia, New Zealand areas. Having gone through my CD collection I was in the difficult position of having to...
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    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 14 June 2020 - A Night at the Movies

    Hello Brass Banders This week, take a break from all the doom and gloom we have been watching and hearing about this last week and join Chris Helme with his weekly two-hour Sunday Bandstand radio show. This show will take you on a journey through some of the best loved pieces of film music...
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    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 14 June 2020 - Water Theme

    Hello Brass Banders This week we have another themed show for you, this time with the word water in every setting. I expected this to be a real challenge trying to find almost 25 pieces of music all with links to water. Once the search was on I discovered there were quite a few and eventually...
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    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 7 June 2020

    Hello Brass Banders Welcome to Sunday Bandstand, a two-hour brass band radio show featuring bands from around the world. This week we have bands from Belgium, USA, Singapore, Australia, New Zealand, Norway, Switzerland and as always some home grown bands from here in the UK as well. There are...
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    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 31 May 2020 - A Space Odyssey

    Hello Everyone - Please note that the piece 'Space Movements' by Andre Waignein was not played by Yorkshire Building Society Band but was played by Yorkshire Imperial Metals Band Conducted by David Hirst. There is an error on the CD sleeve notes which an eagle eyed listener spotted. Thank you...
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    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 31 May 2020 - A Space Odyssey

    Hello Brass Bands Following on from our themed programme last week this week we have a programme of music that reflects space, the stars, planets, the galaxies, time, flight and space in the movies. There are pieces of music which many listeners will have played with their own bands or possibly...
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    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 24 May 2020 - A Russian Festival

    Hello Brass Banders This week Sunday Bandstand is playing a themed programme of music, it is to be the first of many in the future. This first programme is titled A Russian Festival. Some of the music you will be familiar with, whilst a number of the tracks may be new to you. It is a mixed...
  9. ChrisHelme

    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 17 May 2020

    Hello Brass Banders Welcome to another two hours of brass band music featuring bands from around the world. Another great choice for you this week, I am sure there is something that will appeal to everyone. Don't forget if you do have a request or a question about brass bands of the past...
  10. ChrisHelme

    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 10 May 2020

    Hello Brass Banders Well, the lock-down situations goes on. This week I have finished varnishing an out-building, I don't think the lawn dare grown now having been cut so many times. Still plenty to do though, with cataloguing my hundreds of brass band CDs, 390 done so far with at least...
  11. ChrisHelme

    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 3 May 2020

    Hello Brass Banders Welcome to another two hours of music from the world of brass bands, from bands around the banding world. I have chosen a diverse range of music this week and I am sure you will find plenty to enjoy. As always if you have a request or question about the show please contact...
  12. ChrisHelme

    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 26 April 2020

    Hello Brass Banders Welcome to another two hours of brass band music from Sunday Bandstand produced and presented each week by Chris Helme. Another week in lock down and so far we don't know how many more weeks there are to go. Hopefully, whilst missing your brass band fix at rehearsals...
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    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 19 April 2020

    Hello Brass Banders Another week of lock down has gone by and it sounds as though maybe another four weeks is to follow before we start to see some light at the end of the tunnel. I hope this programme will help to brighten up your week. I have chosen a very diverse choice of music for this...
  14. ChrisHelme

    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 12 April 2020

    Hello Brass Banders - Another week of self-isolation I hope you have been kept busy. I have been very busy with jobs at home that I have always kept putting off but have finally caught up with me with no excuses left to continue putting them off. Another big job this week has been to catalogue...
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    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 5 April 2020

    Hello Brass Banders I hope you are all managing to keep isolated and busy during these very difficult times. I have been catching up on all those jobs at home I tend to always put off until tomorrow but tends never to happen, another job to put off yet again. The latest job is to catalogue...
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    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 29 March 2020

    Hello Brass Banders With banding like everything else at a standstill hopefully this show will give you a musical lift. These are difficult and strange times that we are all going through. With many families whose lives will never be the same again. For this week's show I hope to just for a...
  17. ChrisHelme

    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 22 March 2020

    Hello Brass Banders Welcome to another two hours of brass band music for some wonderful bands and soloists. We are now going through difficult times with the Corvid-19 with all things brass band now being cancelled. Many bands will be going through difficulties with no rehearsals, little to...
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    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 15 March 2020

    Hello Brass Banders This week's show includes many old favourites and hopefully some pieces that will become new favourites. I have received many emails about last week's show - The 90th Birthday Tribute show to the legendary cornet player Derek Garside. I have mentioned in previous show news...
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    Sunday Bandstand - A 90th Birthday Tribute to Derek Garside - My weekly brass band programme 8 March 2020

    Hello Brass Banders What a busy weekend many of your will have had with the Yorkshire, Midlands and Scottish area contests. What ever your own band's outcome on the day was I hope it went as well as you had rehearsed for. The show today is one of those very rare special ones I put together...
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    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 1 March 2020

    Hello Brass Banders Well, where have all the days gone as we now enter into the third month of the new year. It only seems like yesterday that I was playing Christmas music. I have another diverse choice of brass band music for you this week and featuring bands from around the world as well...
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