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  1. 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...
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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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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 12 January 2020

    Hello Brass Banders Welcome to another two hour programme of brass band music from my Sunday Bandstand. Leon Jessel, (22.1.1871 – 4.1.1942), was a German composer of operettas and light classical music pieces. He is best known as the composer of the popular jaunty march The Parade of the...
  16. ChrisHelme

    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 29 December 2019

    Hello Brass Banders Welcome to what is my last show of 2019. We have a good mix of seasonal music and some to take us into the new year. 2020 promises to be another good year for the show which is finding more and more listeners overseas. My website www.chrishelme-brighouse.org.uk is where...
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    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 22 December 2019

    Hello Brass Banders Well we are almost there... just a few days to go to the big day. Now here is the perfect recipe for the festive season: Take 2 ozs of patience, 1 cup of kindness, 4 ozs of good will. To these add 2 handfuls of industry, a packet of prudence, a little sympathy and a...
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    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 15 December 2019

    Hello Brass Banders Well not long to go now, it will soon be Christmas. This week we have bands from at least six different countries. The Christmas music programme we have for you has a few gems which will not have been heard here in the UK and are certainly worth looking at for your...
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    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 8 December 2019

    Hello Brass Banders I am sure many of you will have a full list of Christmas concerts and no doubt you have already ventured out street caroling. Ah, those were the days playing at all the pubs and clubs back in the 1960s. Standing outside playing Silent Night for the umpteenth time and playing...
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    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...
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