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  1. ChrisHelme

    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 25 April 2021

    Hello Brass Banders Welcome to another programme of brass band music from Sunday Bandstand which is produced and presented by Chris Helme. This week I draw your attention to the tenor horn soloist from Belgium. This is playing of the highest quality from this player featuring his first solo...
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    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 18 April 2021

    Hello Brass Banders Welcome to another two-hours of brass band music from Chris Helme and Sunday Bandstand. This week we are featuring tracks throughout the two-hours from the European Brass Band Championship Concerts between 1990 and 2019 - with every track from the Euros.... Enjoy the...
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    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 11 April 2021

    Hello Brass Banders Welcome to this week's Sunday Bandstand radio show - two-hours of brass band music from some of the best bands in the banding world and some great soloists straight out of the top drawer. Enjoy the show.... Julianus Marie August De Boeck (May 9, 1865 in Merchtem...
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    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 21 March 2021

    Hello Brass Banders Here we are with another great two-hours of brass band music from around the world. Hermann Ludwig Blankenburg (14 November 1876 – 15 May 1956 was a German composer of military marches. He was born with the middle name Louis but changed it to Ludwig later in life...
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    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 14 March 2021

    Hello Brass Banders Welcome to another two-hours of Sunday Bandstand weekly radio show. The programme now plays across ten community radio stations across the UK and four overseas, which includes Australia, New Zealand, Italy and Ireland. The show has a theme this week. All the music has been...
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    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 7 March 2021

    Hello Brass Banders I hope you are all well, it looks as though the lock down is possibly on its last lap and degrees of normality may soon be coming back. Let us hope that rehearsals, concerts, contests and everything we normally take for granted in our world of banding will be back with us...
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    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 28 February 2021

    Hello Brass Banders Welcome to another two-hours of music from the world of brass bands. I have a wide and diverse choice for you this week, from the 1970s through to the present generation of bands and musicians. Don't forget if you have a request or a question about the world of brass...
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    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 21 February 2021

    Hello Brass Banders Here we have another great show of music from the world of brass bands. Louis-Gaston Ganne - 5 April 1862 – 13/14 July 1923, was a conductor and composer of French operas, operettas, ballets, and marches. Ganne was born in the Auvergne region of France and grew up in a...
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    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 14 February 2021

    Hello Brass Banders Welcome to another two-hours of brass band music from recordings from the late 1960s to this 2021. Carl Gottlieb Reissiger was born 31 January 1798, Belzig and died on 7 November 1859, Dresden) was a German conductor and composer. Reissiger attended the Thomas Schule...
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    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 31 January 2021

    This week we welcome two more community radio stations who are now playing Sunday Bandstand on their weekly schedules. Ribble FM which is based in Clitheroe in the North West of England and Cofton Hackett Radio which is based just south of Birmingham in the Midlands here in the UK. This now...
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    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 24 January 2021

    Hello Brass Banders Welcome to another two-hours of brass band music produced and presented by Chris Helme. A good choice this week I am sure there will be something to enjoy by all our listeners. A touch of sadness - some listeners may not yet be aware that one of the most highly respected...
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    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 17 January 2021

    Hello Brass Banders Welcome to another programme of brass band music produced and presented by Chris Helme from Lightcliffe betwixt Brighouse and Halifax in West Yorkshire. I have another diverse choice of music for you being played by bands both home and abroad, along with some fine...
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    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 10 January 2021

    Hello Brass Banders Welcome to another two-hours of brass band music from Sunday Bandstand. Another first this week with the show being played on Ribble FM 106.7 which covers the Ribble Valley in the North West of the England. Brass band players and enthusiasts will be able to listen to the...
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    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 27 December 2020

    Hello Brass Banders - This is the last show for 2020 and it as a wide and diverse choice of Christmas music for you to enjoy. This month is the anniversary of the show being on weekly for the last 13 years and I look forward to the next 13 or however many more years the show will be heard around...
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    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 20 December 2020

    Hello Brass Banders Whilst Christmas and the New Year are not going to be the same as usual. I take this opportunity of sending my best wishes that you have the best Christmas you can whilst staying safe and still managing to enjoy yourselves. Hopefully, as the New Year opens and the vaccine is...
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    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 6 December 2020

    Hello Brass Banders - Having played our way through just some of the brass band repertoire of the 1950s, 60s,70s and 1980s we now arrive at the 1990s. Many of the pieces played in this show were recorded in the 90s and are still being played regularly today. Being the first show in December we...
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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 22 November 2020

    Hello Brass Banders Welcome to another programme of brass band music from Sunday Bandstand which is produced and presented by Chris Helme from his office just outside Brighouse. This week the show is illustrating brass band music from the 1970s and whilst some of it you may have at your band...
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    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 1 November 2020

    Hello Brass Banders I hope everyone is staying safe and managing to keep busy. I have had a week off this last week and whilst only doing half of what I normally do is has been a quiet week for me. This week's show is based on music that bands were playing during the 1950s. Yes, a couple of...
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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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