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  1. ChrisHelme

    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 25 September 2022

    Hello Brass Banders Here is my latest Sunday Bandstand two-hour radio show - wonderful music, great bands and fab soloists: Hedvig Antoinette Isabella Eleonore Jensen (December 4, 1867 – July 19, 1889), better known by her stage name Elvira Madigan, was a circus performer who performed as...
  2. ChrisHelme

    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 18 September 2022

    Hello Brass Banders Here is the latest Sunday Bandstand radio show... Our featured photograph is of Eleanor Farjeon (13 February 1881 – 5 June 1965) was an English author of children's stories and plays, poetry, biography, history, and satire. Several of her works had illustrations by...
  3. ChrisHelme

    Oldham Community Radio 99.7fm

    Hello Brass Banders - Some fab news for brass band enthusiasts in the Oldham, Greater Manchester area. Next Wednesday 8pm to 9pm, September 21, I will be presenting a one-hour Sunday Bandstand show on Oldham Community Radio for the first time. This is community radio station number 14 which...
  4. ChrisHelme

    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 11 September 2022

    Hello Brass Banders Welcome to another two-hour programme of brass band music from Sunday Bandstand. Félix-Alexandre Guilmant b: 12 March 1837 – d: 29 March 1911 was a French organist and composer . He was the organist of La Trinity from 1871 until 1901. A noted teacher, performer, and...
  5. ChrisHelme

    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 4 September 2022

    Hello Brass Banders Here is another two-hours of brass band music from this week's Sunday Bandstand programme. 'Anonymous Romance' is a work for guitar, also known as "Spanish Romance", "Romance de Espana", "Romance de Amor", "Romance of the Guitar", "Romanza" and "Romance d'Amour" among...
  6. ChrisHelme

    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 28 August 2022

    Hello Brass Banders It has been over a year since I last posted my weekly radio show on this site. Here is last Sunday's show.... Jens Lindemann C.M., LL.D (Hon.), FRCMT (Hon.)(born 1966) is a German born Canadian trumpet soloist of Polish Jewish heritage now based in Los Angeles. He is...
  7. 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...
  8. ChrisHelme

    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...
  9. ChrisHelme

    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...
  10. ChrisHelme

    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...
  11. ChrisHelme

    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...
  12. ChrisHelme

    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...
  13. ChrisHelme

    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...
  14. ChrisHelme

    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...
  15. ChrisHelme

    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...
  16. ChrisHelme

    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...
  17. ChrisHelme

    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...
  18. ChrisHelme

    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...
  19. ChrisHelme

    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...
  20. ChrisHelme

    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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