world music

  1. ChrisHelme

    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 1 December 2019

    Hello Brass Banders Sorry there was no show last week but here we are again and the quality of the content of this show hopefully makes up for last week. Guy d'Hardelot (August 1858 – January 7, 1936) was the pen name of Helen Rhodes (née Helen Guy), a French composer, pianist, and teacher...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. ChrisHelme

    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 18 August 2019

    Hello Brass Banders We have some real treats for you in this show. We are featuring a number of bands from overseas and a performance from a euphonium player some of you may not have come across before. He is playing a very familiar melody but I am certain you will never have heard a recording...
  10. ChrisHelme

    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 11 August 2019

    Hello Brass Banders Is it really a week since my last show ? - How time passes by so quickly. Well, I have another fab show for you, great bands and soloists and some pretty good music as well. King Cotton is a military march composed in 1895 by John Philip Sousa, for the Cotton States and...
  11. ChrisHelme

    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 4 August 2019

    Hello Brass Banders It is good to be back. A week away speaking on a cruise ship - we met some wonderful fellow passengers from around the world predominantly from the US. The crew we came into contact with were wonderful. I hope that I might get an opportunity to repeat the experience again...
  12. ChrisHelme

    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 7 April 2019

    Hello Brass Banders We have a really top class show for your this week. Featured bands are from: Canada, Switzerland, Norway, Australia, USA and as always we have some of the best sounds from home grown bands from here in the UK. We are playing recordings from the present day and others that...
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