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  1. 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...
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    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...
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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 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 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 22 November 2020

    Hello Brass Banders Welcome to another programme of brass band music from Sunday Bandstand which is produced and presented by Chris Helme from his office just outside Brighouse. This week the show is illustrating brass band music from the 1970s and whilst some of it you may have at your band...
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    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...
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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 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 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 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 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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    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 24 May 2020 - A Russian Festival

    Hello Brass Banders This week Sunday Bandstand is playing a themed programme of music, it is to be the first of many in the future. This first programme is titled A Russian Festival. Some of the music you will be familiar with, whilst a number of the tracks may be new to you. It is a mixed...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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