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  1. ChrisHelme

    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 14 April 2019

    Hello Brass Banders Here we are with another two hours of music from the world of brass band. We have the third section UK National Finals test piece Viking Age written by French composer Thierry Deleruyelle and played by the Cory Band and we also have the second section test piece Occasion...
  2. ChrisHelme

    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 7 April 2019

    Hello Brass Banders We have a really top class show for your this week. Featured bands are from: Canada, Switzerland, Norway, Australia, USA and as always we have some of the best sounds from home grown bands from here in the UK. We are playing recordings from the present day and others that...
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    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 31 March 2019

    Hello Brass Banders - Another two hour show featuring brass bands from around the world and some wonderful home grown bands on top of that. It is a show that is just fifteen seconds short of the full two hours so we have a lot of music to get through - on with the show. Hermann Pallhuber...
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    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 24 March 2019

    Hello Brass Banders Welcome to Sunday Bandstand the weekly brass band radio show. This week we have bands from Norway, The Netherlands, Switzerland and some of the best home grown bands from here in the UK. As always we have some wonderful soloists - listen out for the incredible trombone...
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    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 17 March 2019

    Hello Brass Banders - Welcome to another two hours of brass band music from Sunday Bandstand. We have music both old and the not so old and some fabulous soloists. Don't forget if you have a request or question about the world of brass bands I would be pleased to hear from you -...
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    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 10 March 2019

    Hello Brass Banders Welcome to another two hours of brass band music from around the world. We have plenty of music, a few old favourites and some almost new pieces which you might have even played. As always we have a wonderful choice of soloists which include: Les Smail back in his...
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    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 3 March 2019

    Hello Brass Banders - Welcome to another two hours of music from the world of brass bands from Sunday Bandstand, which is based on the outskirts of Brighouse. Plenty of great bands and soloists along with some wonderful music. Some of the tracks you may have heard before but I sure many others...
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    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 24 February 2019

    Hello Brass Bands - Well another week has just flown by and here we are again with another two hours of brass band music for you to enjoy. I was visiting Wetherby this week as guest speaker at the local men's probus club, soon after I paid call call to the studios at Tempo FM the local...
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    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 17 February 2019

    Hello Brass Banders Welcome to another two hours of music from the world of brass bands. We are featuring bands from The Netherlands, Switzerland, New Zealand and some fine soloists. We even have a pipe band......! Born in Bicester in 1931, Anthony Hedges studied music at Keble College...
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    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 10 February 2019

    Hello Brass Banders Welcome to my weekly two hour brass band show Sunday Bandstand. The show has now been running since December 2007. On my website are two hour shows in an archive dating back to August 2014, so there are plenty shows to go at if you want a little wall to wall brass band music...
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    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 3 February 2019

    Hello Brass Banders I hope you are managing to avoid the bad weather and keeping warm. My radio show is played out in Australia and the radio station owner was telling me that whilst our weather is close to and below freezing they are going through daily temperatures of 35 to 40 degrees with an...
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    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 27 January 2019 - A Tribute to Roy Roe

    Hello Brass Banders It was announced in the last couple of week's that Roy Roe the wonderful soprano cornet, adjudicator and band trainer sadly passed away. To read the story I wrote about Roy back in 2003 please have a look at the obituary section of The Mouthpiece where I posted the story...
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    DEATH OF ROY ROE THE HIGHLY RESPECTED SOPRANO CORNET PLAYER

    I have only just heard that the highly respected soprano cornet player, adjudicator and band trainer Roy Roe has sadly passed away. I will be featuring solos and band performances that featured Roy in Sunday Bandstand next week. A few years ago I wrote a story about Roy's life in brass bands. I...
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    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 20 January 2019

    Hello Brass Banders It is just a week since our last show for you, it only seems like yesterday. I have plenty of good music for you featuring bands from around the world and as always some quality home grown bands I am playing a tribute piece this week to Peter Masseurs one of the best...
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    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 13 January 2019

    Hello Brass Banders Here we are again how quickly the week has flown by since our last show. We have another two hours of fab music from the world of brass bands. I was very pleased this week to receive the 'Legacy' triple CD collection featuring the Sunlife (Stanshawe) Band. This is a band...
  16. ChrisHelme

    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 6 January 2019

    Hello Brass Banders Welcome to my weekly two hour Sunday Bandstand radio programme which is produced, pre -recorded and presented by me from my office in Lightcliffe on the outskirts of Halifax here in the UK. The show is now being played through 13 community radio stations - 8 here in the UK...
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    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 30 2 December 2018

    Hello Brass Banders - Well, 2018 has almost come to an end and this is the last Sunday Bandstand for another year. The show is now entering its 12th year and the number of community radio stations that play the show is continuing to grow. With more and more listeners tuning around the world the...
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    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 23 December 2018

    Hello Brass Banders Well Christmas Day is just around the corner. Best wishes for 2019 where ever you are ................ Sunday Bandstand will of course be back with a new show next week. Thomas Koschat (8 August 1845 – 19 May 1914) was an Austrian composer and bass singer. He popularised...
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    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 16 December 2018

    Hello Brass Banders - There are only nine full days left to Christmas Day. It is always interesting to look back on Christmases of yesteryear. I have a presentation about that very subject and have been to many groups this month telling my story. As we look back gone have the days when...
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    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 9 December 2018

    Welcome to this week's show with just 16 full days to go Christmas Day is just around the corner. This week we have plenty of Christmas music. There is plenty to enjoy with some old and some new music for the festive season. If you have a Christmas favourite contact me on...
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