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  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. ChrisHelme

    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 7 February 2021

    Hello Brass Banders Welcome to another two hours of brass band music from Sunday Bandstand produced and presented by Chris Helme. I have a varied programme for you this week. If you have a request or a question about the world of brass band I would be very pleased to hear from you. The...
  4. 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...
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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...
  6. ChrisHelme

    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 3 January 2021

    Hello Brass Banders Happy New Year to you all. Let us hope that 2021 will soon take us back to what we used to call normality. I have a smashing show for you this week with tracks dating back to 1939 and 1956 right up to the present day. Enjoy the show The concept of a company having...
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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...
  8. ChrisHelme

    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...
  9. ChrisHelme

    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 13 December 2020

    This week's show is Christmas music from over a dozen bands based overseas and just a few of the best home grown bands here in the UK. Some of the music you will have heard before but I am sure some of the pieces you may be hearing for the first time. If you have a favourite piece of Christmas...
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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...
  11. ChrisHelme

    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...
  12. ChrisHelme

    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...
  13. ChrisHelme

    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...
  14. ChrisHelme

    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...
  15. ChrisHelme

    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...
  16. ChrisHelme

    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...
  17. ChrisHelme

    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...
  18. ChrisHelme

    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...
  19. ChrisHelme

    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...
  20. 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...
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