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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 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 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 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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    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 11 October 2020-Partial

    Hello Brass Banders Welcome to another two-hours of brass band music from producer and presenter Chris Helme with the latest Sunday Bandstand radio programme. Maurice Zbriger: - July 10, 1896, Kamenets-Podolskiy, Ukraine – April 5, 1981, Montreal, Quebec, Canada) was a Canadian violinist...
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    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 4 October 2020

    Hello Brass Banders - welcome to another two-hours of brass band music from Sunday Bandstand produced and presented by Chris Helme. This week we are featuring bands and soloists from far and wide. Some of the pieces you will be familiar with and hopefully there will be a few new ones to you...
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    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 27 September 2020

    Hello Brass Banders Welcome to another programme of brass band music from Sunday Bandstand produced and presented by Chris Helme. This week's show features from the National Regional finals, the National finals and the European Brass Band Championship highlight concerts. This promises to be...
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    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 20 September 2020

    Hello Brass Banders Welcome to another two-hours of brass band music produced and presented by Chris Helme with his weekly Sunday Bandstand. Dudley Bright was appointed Principal Trombone of the London Symphony Orchestra in 2001 and retired from that position in June 2018. Prior to that, he...
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    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 13 September 2020

    Hello Brass Banders Sit back and enjoy another two-hours of brass band music from Sunday Bandstand produced and presented by Chris Helme. Professor Christopher Houlding has musical roots in Brass Bands. A former member of the National Youth Brass Band of Great Britain, toured Japan with...
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    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 13 September 2020

    Hello Brass Banders Sit back and enjoy another two-hours of brass band music from Sunday Bandstand produced and presented by Chris Helme. Professor Christopher Houlding has musical roots in Brass Bands. A former member of the National Youth Brass Band of Great Britain, toured Japan with...
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    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 6 September 2020

    Hello Brass Banders Here is another two-hour programme of brass band music from Sunday Bandstand produced and presented by Chris Helme. Geoffrey O'Hara (February 2, 1882 – January 31, 1967) was a Canadian American composer, singer, and music professor. O'Hara was born in Chatham, Ontario...
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    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 23 August 2020

    Hello Brass Banders Welcome to Sunday Bandstand another programme of brass band music presented by Chris Helme. This week we have seven overseas bands and some star soloists and for the first time on this show we have a didgeridoo !! - a woodwind instrument that first appeared in northern...
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    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 2 August 2020

    Hello Brass Banders Welcome to my weekly brass band radio show Sunday Bandstand. This week we have bands from a number of different countries and some fine soloists. There is a rare performance dating back to the late 1960s with a euphonium solo accompanied by an orchestra. There is something...
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    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 26 July 2020

    Hello Brass Banders Another two-hour programme of brass band music from band around the world. We have a real treat on this show a rare recording where the soloist on the C Trumpet is Ray Farr, a fabulous performance dating back to 1991 which was recorded in Norway. Sir Richard Rodney...
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    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 19 July 2020

    Hello Brass Banders Welcome to another two-hour Sunday Bandstand radio show with me Chris Helme. Music for all tastes this week and I am sure you will hear a few old favourites, as well some which will become new favourites for your band to consider for a future programme. Some of the...
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    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 12 July 2020

    Hello Brass Banders and welcome to another two hour show of brass band music from around the world. Lots of great music from eight countries and some fabulous soloists. Here is a little bit of back ground to how the show started and an indication of how far it reaches across the world: I...
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