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    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 29 November 2020

    Hello Brass Banders This show is continuing our musical journey through the decades. Having played our way through the 1950s, 60s and 1970s, we now arrive at the 1980s. Whilst some of the music has not stood the test of time many pieces have and are still being played today, over 40 years since...
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    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 18 October 2020

    Hello Brass Banders... I hope you are all OK and managing to bet by during these difficult times. This week we have a wonderful and diverse choice of music for, played by bands at their very best. Howard Lorriman was born in the West Riding of Yorkshire. He started to play the Cornet at...
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    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 11 October 2020-Partial

    Hello Brass Banders Welcome to another two-hours of brass band music from producer and presenter Chris Helme with the latest Sunday Bandstand radio programme. Maurice Zbriger: - July 10, 1896, Kamenets-Podolskiy, Ukraine – April 5, 1981, Montreal, Quebec, Canada) was a Canadian violinist...
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    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 4 October 2020

    Hello Brass Banders - welcome to another two-hours of brass band music from Sunday Bandstand produced and presented by Chris Helme. This week we are featuring bands and soloists from far and wide. Some of the pieces you will be familiar with and hopefully there will be a few new ones to you...
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    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 27 September 2020

    Hello Brass Banders Welcome to another programme of brass band music from Sunday Bandstand produced and presented by Chris Helme. This week's show features from the National Regional finals, the National finals and the European Brass Band Championship highlight concerts. This promises to be...
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    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 13 September 2020

    Hello Brass Banders Sit back and enjoy another two-hours of brass band music from Sunday Bandstand produced and presented by Chris Helme. Professor Christopher Houlding has musical roots in Brass Bands. A former member of the National Youth Brass Band of Great Britain, toured Japan with...
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    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 13 September 2020

    Hello Brass Banders Sit back and enjoy another two-hours of brass band music from Sunday Bandstand produced and presented by Chris Helme. Professor Christopher Houlding has musical roots in Brass Bands. A former member of the National Youth Brass Band of Great Britain, toured Japan with...
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    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 6 September 2020

    Hello Brass Banders Here is another two-hour programme of brass band music from Sunday Bandstand produced and presented by Chris Helme. Geoffrey O'Hara (February 2, 1882 – January 31, 1967) was a Canadian American composer, singer, and music professor. O'Hara was born in Chatham, Ontario...
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    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 2 August 2020

    Hello Brass Banders Welcome to my weekly brass band radio show Sunday Bandstand. This week we have bands from a number of different countries and some fine soloists. There is a rare performance dating back to the late 1960s with a euphonium solo accompanied by an orchestra. There is something...
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    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 19 July 2020

    Hello Brass Banders Welcome to another two-hour Sunday Bandstand radio show with me Chris Helme. Music for all tastes this week and I am sure you will hear a few old favourites, as well some which will become new favourites for your band to consider for a future programme. Some of the...
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    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 12 July 2020

    Hello Brass Banders and welcome to another two hour show of brass band music from around the world. Lots of great music from eight countries and some fabulous soloists. Here is a little bit of back ground to how the show started and an indication of how far it reaches across the world: I...
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    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 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 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 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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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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