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  1. ChrisHelme

    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 29 September 2019

    Hello Brass Banders I have another wonderful two hours of brass band music from some of the best bands in the business - with one of them dating back to a performance in 1938, sadly a band that is no longer with us. As usual I have a fair helping of bands from overseas, which illustrates the...
  2. ChrisHelme

    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 22 September 2019

    Hello Brass Banders Welcome to another two hours of brass band music with bans from around Europe. The music comes from the pen of Sousa, Carl Maria von Weber, Kenneth Hesketh, Leonard Bernstein and John Barry with some fabulous arrangements from many of the well known names from the brass band...
  3. ChrisHelme

    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 15 September 2019

    Hello Brass Banders Apologies for not being able to be with you last week - we had joiners in the house fitting new doors and there was just too much noise to do the recording. The doors are all fitted now so the show is back to normal. This week we have some fab soloists with Roger Webster...
  4. ChrisHelme

    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 1 September 2019

    Hello Brass Banders Welcome to another two hours of music from the world of brass bands. Once again we bring you performances from bands from around the world. We have a fabulous selection of soloists and even a duet which was published c1904. I am sure we will have something that suits all...
  5. ChrisHelme

    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 25 August 2019

    Hello Brass Banders Welcome to another two hours of music from the world of brass bands. We have a fine choice of bands from overseas as well as some home grown bands here in the UK. Joseph John Richards was born August 27, 1878 in Cwmavon, Wales. His family immigrated to the United States...
  6. ChrisHelme

    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 11 August 2019

    Hello Brass Banders Is it really a week since my last show ? - How time passes by so quickly. Well, I have another fab show for you, great bands and soloists and some pretty good music as well. King Cotton is a military march composed in 1895 by John Philip Sousa, for the Cotton States and...
  7. ChrisHelme

    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 4 August 2019

    Hello Brass Banders It is good to be back. A week away speaking on a cruise ship - we met some wonderful fellow passengers from around the world predominantly from the US. The crew we came into contact with were wonderful. I hope that I might get an opportunity to repeat the experience again...
  8. ChrisHelme

    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 14 July 2019

    Hello Brass Banders Please note I will not be posting another show until August 4th, as I am taking a break for a couple of weeks. To enjoy past shows of Sunday Bandstand whilst I am away please take a look at my website www.chrishelme-brighouse.org.uk Chris Helme - Sunday Bandstand...
  9. ChrisHelme

    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 7 July 2019

    Hello Brass Banders Well, I have a right old mix for you this week. The bands are almost all from overseas. New Zealand, Switzerland, USA, Australia, Austria, Norway, Canada and of course some wonderful home grown bands from here in the UK. Maurice Johnstone was born at 8 Albert Road...
  10. ChrisHelme

    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 30 June 2019

    Hello Brass Banders Welcome to Sunday Bandstand, if this is your first visit we hope you enjoy the show and will call again. This week we have bands from Canada, Switzerland, The Netherlands, Austria, Belgium, Norway and as always some top brass from here in the UK. We have soloists, a...
  11. ChrisHelme

    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 23 June 2019

    Hello Brass Banders Welcome to another two hours of music from the world of brass bands. This week's photograph recalls the legendary conductor Walter B. Hargreaves. Unfortunately we not able to show all his bio notes in the relatively small space available. I hope it gives some insight to...
  12. ChrisHelme

    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 16 June 2019

    Hello Brass Banders Welcome to another two hours of music from the world of brass bands. This week I have another great show for you featuring bands from many parts of the world. Listen out for a cornet soloist from New Zealand with a piano accompaniment - the solo is an old favourite with...
  13. ChrisHelme

    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 9 June 2019

    Hello Brass Banders Another great show for you this week. I hope all is well in your banding world and if you are still playing you are as busy as you want to be with summer engagements. We have bands from around the world for you again this week, from as far away as Norway, USA, The...
  14. ChrisHelme

    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 2 June 2019

    Hello Brass Banders For many bands it will be summer park engagement time. I well remember the early 1960s and playing in our local park. When it was really hot weather the band secretary gave us permission to play without wearing our band jackets. Mind you those were rare events back then. On...
  15. ChrisHelme

    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 26 May 2019

    Hello Brass Banders - Welcome to another two hour weekly Sunday Bandstand radio show presented by Chris Helme. We have bands this from a number of different countries and some really fine soloists. Dr. Keith M. Wilkinson moved to the United States with his wife, Audrey, and daughters, Debbie...
  16. ChrisHelme

    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 19 May 2019

    Hello Brass Banders Well, having been away for three weeks for a little bit of sunshine it is great to put together a new show for this week. As always we have bands from different parts of the world including Norway, USA, Italy, New Zealand and some top class home grown bands from here in the...
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. ChrisHelme

    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...
  20. ChrisHelme

    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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