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    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 10 September 2017

    Hello Brass Banders Welcome to this week’s show – another two hours of some wonderful brass band music from some of the best bands and some truly fabulous soloists. I am pleased to announce that my website is now up and running. It has been live for two weeks and whilst there are still many...
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    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 3 September 2017

    Hello Brass Banders – Welcome to my new two hour brass band show. I have some wonderful bands from around the world and some fabulous soloists. I now have a new website: www.chrishelme-brighouse.org.uk As well as my local material I have a dedicated Sunday Bandstand section. A little bit...
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    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 27 August 2017

    Hello Brass Banders Please note the email I have sent you the show on this week. My usual one is not currently working. My new website is about to go live and suddenly four of my five emails are not working. So the one sending you this show is or hopefully just a temporary measure. I have a...
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    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 20 August 2017

    Hello Brass Banders Welcome to this week’s show – another two hours of music from the world of brass bands. We have some wonderful music for you this week and as always some of the pieces may be new to you or may not have played for more years than you care to remember. But I am sure they will...
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    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 13 August 2017

    Hello Brass Banders Welcome to another two hours of brass band music featuring bands and soloists from around the world. This week we have three wonderful tracks that feature the international tuba virtuoso Patrick Sheridan. Another solo features the legendary euphonium player Trevor Groom...
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    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 6 August 2017

    Hello Everyone Here is your weekly fix of music from the world of brass bands coming to you direct from Sunday Bandstand, which is produced and presented by Chris Helme, a two hour show with a diverse choice of music that will suit everyone's taste. The show comes to you from Lightcliffe here...
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    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 30 July 2017

    Hello Brass Banders Apologies for no show last week, I was away in The Netherlands. Here is the new show for Sunday 30 July. As always there is something new something old and something to suite all tastes. Don’t forget the show is always open for requests and for those unanswered questions...
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    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 16 July 2017

    Hello Brass Banders Welcome to another two hours of wonderful music from the world of brass bands. We have a wide and diverse choice for you this week and I am sure there will be something for everyone to enjoy. Please don’t forget if you would like to hear your favourite piece or band or even...
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    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 9 July 2017

    Hello Brass Banders - Another fab two hours featuring some of the best brass band music, bands and great soloists. A diverse programme of brass band music from around the world for you to enjoy. Don't forget if you have a request or question about the world of brass bands please give me a call...
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    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 2 July 2017

    Hello Brass Banders Welcome to this week's show - two hours of top class brass band music from the present day bands both home and abroad and some fabulous soloists both from the present day star players to some fine vintage performances. If you have not heard the show before I am sure like...
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    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 25 June 2017

    Hello Brass Banders - Well it is Sunday again and that means we have another two hours of some fabulous music, bands and soloists from the world of brass bands for you. As always we have some both old and new and music to suit all tastes. Don't forget if you would like a request or you have a...
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    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 18 June 2017

    Hello Brass Banders Well, as we say in these parts the sun is cracking the flags... temperatures have been soaring – not something we get that often here in Brighouse here in the UK. I see the show is 9th on the Mixcloud community programme list this last week – I hope we can break into the...
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    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 11 June 2017

    Hello Brass Banders – Here is our new Sunday Bandstand show and the playlist for this week. We have performances from bands and soloists from around the world. We also have tracks from 2017 dating back to 1966 – music as always to suit all tastes. Don’t forget if you have any questions about...
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    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...
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    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 28 May 2017

    Hello Brass Banders It is nice to be back – three weeks in the Cyprus sun has been a much needed tonic and gave me chance to work on a new book I have been commissioned to write – not a brass band book but one about the industry of my town of Brighouse. It is not finished and the publishers are...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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 ...
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    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...
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