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  1. ChrisHelme

    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 5 July 2020

    Hello Brass Banders I hope you have managed to have a good but safe time now that the lock down is beginning to be unlocked a little. Safe distancing is still one of the keys to staying safe - many young people think they are untouchable and it is just older people who catch the virus. No one...
  2. ChrisHelme

    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 28 June 2020 - Brass Bands of the Antipodes

    Hello Brass Banders Well I have another theme with this week's show for you. Following a request from one of the show's regular Australian listeners who asked for a theme linked to Australia, New Zealand areas. Having gone through my CD collection I was in the difficult position of having to...
  3. ChrisHelme

    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 14 June 2020 - A Night at the Movies

    Hello Brass Banders This week, take a break from all the doom and gloom we have been watching and hearing about this last week and join Chris Helme with his weekly two-hour Sunday Bandstand radio show. This show will take you on a journey through some of the best loved pieces of film music...
  4. ChrisHelme

    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 7 June 2020

    Hello Brass Banders Welcome to Sunday Bandstand, a two-hour brass band radio show featuring bands from around the world. This week we have bands from Belgium, USA, Singapore, Australia, New Zealand, Norway, Switzerland and as always some home grown bands from here in the UK as well. There are...
  5. ChrisHelme

    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 31 May 2020 - A Space Odyssey

    Hello Brass Bands Following on from our themed programme last week this week we have a programme of music that reflects space, the stars, planets, the galaxies, time, flight and space in the movies. There are pieces of music which many listeners will have played with their own bands or possibly...
  6. ChrisHelme

    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 17 May 2020

    Hello Brass Banders Welcome to another two hours of brass band music featuring bands from around the world. Another great choice for you this week, I am sure there is something that will appeal to everyone. Don't forget if you do have a request or a question about brass bands of the past...
  7. ChrisHelme

    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 10 May 2020

    Hello Brass Banders Well, the lock-down situations goes on. This week I have finished varnishing an out-building, I don't think the lawn dare grown now having been cut so many times. Still plenty to do though, with cataloguing my hundreds of brass band CDs, 390 done so far with at least...
  8. ChrisHelme

    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 3 May 2020

    Hello Brass Banders Welcome to another two hours of music from the world of brass bands, from bands around the banding world. I have chosen a diverse range of music this week and I am sure you will find plenty to enjoy. As always if you have a request or question about the show please contact...
  9. ChrisHelme

    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 26 April 2020

    Hello Brass Banders Welcome to another two hours of brass band music from Sunday Bandstand produced and presented each week by Chris Helme. Another week in lock down and so far we don't know how many more weeks there are to go. Hopefully, whilst missing your brass band fix at rehearsals...
  10. ChrisHelme

    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 19 April 2020

    Hello Brass Banders Another week of lock down has gone by and it sounds as though maybe another four weeks is to follow before we start to see some light at the end of the tunnel. I hope this programme will help to brighten up your week. I have chosen a very diverse choice of music for this...
  11. ChrisHelme

    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 12 April 2020

    Hello Brass Banders - Another week of self-isolation I hope you have been kept busy. I have been very busy with jobs at home that I have always kept putting off but have finally caught up with me with no excuses left to continue putting them off. Another big job this week has been to catalogue...
  12. ChrisHelme

    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 5 April 2020

    Hello Brass Banders I hope you are all managing to keep isolated and busy during these very difficult times. I have been catching up on all those jobs at home I tend to always put off until tomorrow but tends never to happen, another job to put off yet again. The latest job is to catalogue...
  13. ChrisHelme

    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 29 March 2020

    Hello Brass Banders With banding like everything else at a standstill hopefully this show will give you a musical lift. These are difficult and strange times that we are all going through. With many families whose lives will never be the same again. For this week's show I hope to just for a...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. ChrisHelme

    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 23 February 2020

    Hello Brass Banders It is good to be back after two weeks off working at home. We have a number of new bands on the show this week and this trend is to continue. Some listeners may be familiar with Dr Jim Fox, he for many years has a All Brass Radio station in the US. He played for many years...
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. ChrisHelme

    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 19 January 2020

    Hello Brass Banders Welcome to another two hours of brass band music from Sunday Bandstand my weekly programme. The show has now been running since December 2007 and is attracting more listeners each week. Looking at the map where the listeners are tuning in via my Mixcloud link, for a few...
  20. ChrisHelme

    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 5 January 2020

    Hello Brass Banders Happy New Year to you all. Now that Christmas has been and gone for another year many bands will soon start to think about what the new year has in store for them. Will it be a continuation of what seems to be the never ending struggle to fill those vacant chairs? Well...
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