brass band

  1. ChrisHelme

    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 4 June 2017

    Hello Brass Banders – Here is another fab two hours of music from the world of brass bands. Something old and something new – something for everyone. Hospital Radio in the Lancashire area of Preston here in the UK can be traced back to the early years of the 1950's with the original...
  2. ChrisHelme

    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 14 May 2017

    Hello Everyone - Here is the show for the 14 May 2017 - Sorry but it is a repeated show today. https://www.mixcloud.com/ChrisHelme/sunday-bandstand-18-september-2016/ Playlist 18 September 2016 Rhythm and Blues – Philip Sparke Opening for weekly show Foden's Band MD: Michael Fowles - 2010...
  3. ChrisHelme

    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 7 May 2017

    Hello Brass Banders - Welcome to another two hours of brass bands from around the world. Fine soloists and music to suit all tastes - something new and something old ... This photograph was taken on a recent trip to Nicosia in Cyprus which gave me time to call in at the MYCY Radio Station...
  4. ChrisHelme

    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 30 April 2017

    Hello Brass Banders Welcome to another two hours of brass band music from bands around the world. Something new something old but plenty for you to all enjoy as you will see in this week’s play list. The last two pieces on this show are played to celebrate the life of Gordon Langford the...
  5. ChrisHelme

    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 23 April 2017

    Hello Everyone Here is today’s show with the playlist. Sir Harold Malcolm Watts Sargent (29.4.1895 – 3.10.1967) was an English conductor, organist and composer widely regarded as Britain's leading conductor of choral works. He was associated with many national music ensembles and choirs ...
  6. ChrisHelme

    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 16 April 2017

    Hello Everyone Welcome to this week’s show with some of the best bands and soloists from around the world of brass bands. Charles Louis Ambroise Thomas (5 August 1811 – 12 February 1896) was a French composer, best known for his operas Mignon and Hamlet and as Director of the Conservatoire...
  7. ChrisHelme

    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 9 April 2017

    Hello Brass Banders Here is another show and the playlist – featuring bands from around the world and some real classy soloists. John Ambrose Greenwood - known to his friends as Johnnie Greenwood. Born in 1876 in Cheshire - cornet player, conductor, band trainer, adjudicator, composer and...
  8. J

    Cornet player required in Yorkshire

    Lofthouse Brass Band require a cornet player (position negotiable) to complete their line up. We are a friendly 3rd section band based on the Wakefield / Leeds border and just off the M1, M621 and M62 motorway junctions. Our diary consist of a nice balance between concerts and contest and also...
  9. ChrisHelme

    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 26 March 2017

    Hello Brass Banders Welcome to another two hours of wonderful brass band music. As usual we feature a number of overseas bands and some top draw soloists. Franz von Suppé (18.4.1819 – 21.5.1895) an Austrian composer of light operas from the Kingdom of Dalmatia, Austro-Hungarian Empire (now...
  10. A

    Brass Band app on iOS and Android

    Hi all I finally succeeded in making an app for Brass Concerts You can download it here: iOS: Brass Band Concerts on the App Store Android: Brass Band Concerts - Android Apps on Google Play Any feedback would be much appreciated. Brass regards Arne
  11. ChrisHelme

    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 19 March 2017

    Hello Brass Banders Welcome to this week’s show. Once again I have chosen a wide and diverse choice of concert programme for you. With some top class soloists which includes a baritone solo this week dating back to 1990 – a rare event back in those days. The soloist is Anne Murphy who is still...
  12. ChrisHelme

    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 12 March 2017

    Hello Brass Banders – Here is another scintillating two hours featuring some of the best brass bands and fine soloists. A treat this week is Derek Garside playing the best performance of Cleopatra by Damare in 1960 and he then joins Brian Cronshaw and Alan Holme in Don Jacoby’s Carnival...
  13. ChrisHelme

    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 26 February 2017

    Hello Everyone Here is my new two hour Sunday Bandstand show with musical performances from around the brass banding world. We have something new and something old to suit all tastes. Welcome to all new listeners. This week we have Barnard Castle Band from the North of England playing on the...
  14. ChrisHelme

    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 12 February 2017

    Hello Everyone Apologies the show is a few days late but I have been off ill – so here it is, better late than never. Originally formed as the Yorkshire Copper Works Band at Stourton near Leeds where the factory was based and then in 1958 it became affectionately known as ‘ The Yorkshire...
  15. ChrisHelme

    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 29 January 2017

    Hello Everyone - Here is another fabulous two hours of brass band music from some of the best bands and some fine soloists. Philip Cobb has been Principal Trumpet of the London Symphony Orchestra since 2009. As a youngster, he regularly featured as a soloist on both the cornet and trumpet...
  16. ChrisHelme

    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 22 January 2017

    Hello Everyone Another great show and play list for you this week. Plenty of top class brass band music from around the world along with some great soloists. Please consider forwarding and sharing this weekly link e-mail with your contacts from the brass band world. Here we have a show where...
  17. ChrisHelme

    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 15 January 2017

    Hello Everyone – Here is today’s Sunday Bandstand programme another two hours of brass band music from the brightest and the best and some wonderful soloists from the world of brass bands.................. Enjoy Derek Broadbent commenced playing the cornet at the age of 9 with Thornton...
  18. ChrisHelme

    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 8 January 2017

    Hello Everyone Here is this week’s Sunday Bandstand radio programme. Two hours of brass band music from around the world. Something new and some old favourites and may be a few old favourites you had not heard for many years. Edvard Grieg b: 15.06.1843 d: 4.09.1907. Norwegian composer...
  19. ChrisHelme

    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 1 January 2017

    Hello Everyone Happy New Year – I hope you all had an excellent Christmas... I have a great show for this first one of 2017. With bands from far and wide and some top drawer soloists. Thanks to Box Hill City Band, Victoria, Australia for sending me its 125th Anniversary CD (2014) for this...
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