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  1. ChrisHelme

    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 22 March 2020

    Hello Brass Banders Welcome to another two hours of brass band music for some wonderful bands and soloists. We are now going through difficult times with the Corvid-19 with all things brass band now being cancelled. Many bands will be going through difficulties with no rehearsals, little to...
  2. ChrisHelme

    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 1 March 2020

    Hello Brass Banders Well, where have all the days gone as we now enter into the third month of the new year. It only seems like yesterday that I was playing Christmas music. I have another diverse choice of brass band music for you this week and featuring bands from around the world as well...
  3. ChrisHelme

    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 2 February 2020

    Hello Brass Banders Christmas now seems a long time ago as we moved into February with another contesting season soon to begin. This week it is another mixed bag of old favourites and hopefully a few that will become favourites of the future. Enjoy the show.... PLEASE NOTE I will not be...
  4. ChrisHelme

    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 26 January 2020

    Hello Brass Banders Welcome to another two show of brass band music from Sunday Bandstand. Ernst Stieberitz b: 2.05.1877 d: 27.03.1945, a German composer, conductor and flautist. His first music lessons were at the music school in Camburg on the Saale River. His was taught the flute. He...
  5. ChrisHelme

    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 22 December 2019

    Hello Brass Banders Well we are almost there... just a few days to go to the big day. Now here is the perfect recipe for the festive season: Take 2 ozs of patience, 1 cup of kindness, 4 ozs of good will. To these add 2 handfuls of industry, a packet of prudence, a little sympathy and a...
  6. ChrisHelme

    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 15 December 2019

    Hello Brass Banders Well not long to go now, it will soon be Christmas. This week we have bands from at least six different countries. The Christmas music programme we have for you has a few gems which will not have been heard here in the UK and are certainly worth looking at for your...
  7. ChrisHelme

    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 8 December 2019

    Hello Brass Banders I am sure many of you will have a full list of Christmas concerts and no doubt you have already ventured out street caroling. Ah, those were the days playing at all the pubs and clubs back in the 1960s. Standing outside playing Silent Night for the umpteenth time and playing...
  8. ChrisHelme

    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 24 November 2019

    Hello Brass Banders Here we are with another great show for you - two hours of brass band music something old and something new - a little bit for everyone. Stephen Collins Foster (July 4, 1826 – January 13, 1864), known as "the father of American music", was an American songwriter known...
  9. ChrisHelme

    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 17 November 2019

    Hello Brass Banders Another two hour show of some wonderful brass band music from bands far and wide. I am looking for some help............ I am looking for stories that I could include on the show during December between the Christmas music. The stories are funny involve you or your band...
  10. ChrisHelme

    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 10 November 2019

    Hello Brass Banders From its beginnings in Adelaide, Australia the Salvation Army spread rapidly and soon reached Victoria where the first corps in the state was opened in December 1882 at North Melbourne. By 1890, just 10 years after the first meeting in Adelaide, there were 255 corps and...
  11. ChrisHelme

    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 3 November 2019

    Hello Brass Banders Another wonderful programme of brass band music for you today. With bands and soloists from different parts of the world - there should be something for everyone this week with a couple of surprises thrown in as well. Major Terry Camsey was born in Cheltenham...
  12. ChrisHelme

    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 27 October 2019

    Hello Brass Banders It is good to be back after three weeks away in the sun. Even though I was thousands of miles from home I did manage to keep up to date with the band world. Congratulations to Philip Harper and the Cory Band following their magnificent win at the National Final. I have a...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
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