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Radio: Sunday Bandstand

Plenty of great music for the New Year with Chris Helme.

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Sunday Bandstand:

Broadcast on Phoenix FM 96.7 community radio in the Halifax area of West Yorkshire. This programme is also available via www.phoenixfm.co.uk Every Sunday afternoon from 2pm to 3pm

Produced and presented by Chris Helme or further information please see: www.chrishelme-brighouse.org.uk

It is also available via Podcast from the Radio Phoenix website.

I am always pleased to receive requests—you might want to hear a piece from your own early days in banding, recordings that have long since joined the record deletions list and difficult to find.

Or have a burning nostalgia question about the world of brass bands, if you have then please contact me via e-mail:

Sunday 1 January:

Rhythm and Blues — Opening for weekly show
Philip Sparke
Fodens Band
MD: Michael Fowles — 2010

Cairo Red Shield
Arthur Raikes
Black Dyke Band
MD: Dr: Nicholas Childs — 2010

Beautiful Galatea
Franz von Suppe
Black Dyke Mills Band
MD: Major Peter Parkes — 1988

Espana Waltz
Waldteufel arr: Martyn
Harry Mortimer Diamond Jubilee Concert
Men ‘O Brass’ — Combined bands of Foden’s, Fairey and Morris Guest
MD: Harry Mortimer — 1971

Carnival Variations
Jacoby
Cornet Trio Derek Garside, Brian Cronshaw & Alan Holmes
With the CWS (Manchester) Band
MD: Alex Mortimer — 1963

Angels
Chambers arr: Steve Sykes
Roberts Bakery Band
MD: Colin Cranson — 2011

Foxtrot Between Friends
Gordon Langford
Duet: Peter Read Cornet — Graham McEvoy Euphonium
With the Besses o’th’ Barn Band
MD: Roy Newsome — Royal Albert Hall Saturday 6th October 1979

Titanic Selection
James Horner — arr: Andrew Duncan
Yorkshire Building Society
MD: Dr. David King — 2002

Lustspiel Overture
Keler Bela arr: Martyn
W.D.& H.O. Wills Massed Bands: Morris Concert Band — Ransome and Marles Band
Yorkshire Imperial Metals Band—
Guest MD: Harry Mortimer — De Montfort Hall, Leicester 22 March 1970

Il Bacio
Arditi arr: Thomas Bidgood
Cornet Solo Nigel Cavill
With the Royal Doulton Band
MD: Ted Gary — 1976

Traffic Tangle
James Howe
Yorkshire Imperial Metals Band
MD: Trevor Walmsley — 1973

Radetzky March
Johann Strauss
Brighouse and Rastrick Band
MD: David Hirst — 1994

Rhythm and Blues
Philip Sparke — Ending for weekly show
Fodens Band
MD: Michael Fowles—2010



yARM sCHOOL

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DeWaldsang

Utrecht hat-trick for De Waldsang

April 18 • The Dutch champion will warm up for their European assault by performing in Utrecht a few times...


Ukeleles

A production line of nothingness

April 18 • Cut backs to local authority music services are not just harming the teaching of brass band instruments.


Roger Webster

Webster returns home for latest visit

April 18 • Roger Webster's latest Besson bandroom visit took him back to his first principal cornet role at Rockingham Band — and a chance to repay early encouragement.


Black Dyke Band - Bury Parish Church

Thursday 19 April • The Rock, Bury BL9 0AH


Foden's Band - BBC Radio 'Young Brass Award Final'

Friday 20 April • RNCM, 124 Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9RD


Crofton Silver Band - Theatre Royal Wakefield

Friday 20 April • Theatre Royal Wakefield. Drury Lane . Wakefield WF1 2TE


Thundersley Brass Band - TBB Quiz Night

Friday 20 April • Richmond Hall, Richmond Avenue, South Benfleet, Essex SS75HA


Black Dyke Band - Conthey - Switzerland

Saturday 21 April • tbc tbc


The Corsham Band

April 19 • Due to work commitments, a vacancy has arisen for a Tenor Trombone player. First or Second position available. We are a newly promoted Second Section band with a friendly and enthusiastic team.


Hemel Hempstead Band

April 18 • Friendly, ambitious, busy LSC 4th section band seeks experienced, enthusiastic Musical Director from mid-June when current MD departs for pastures new. We have a busy summer of concerts, fetes, and bandstand commitments. Rehearsals Monday evenings.


Godalming Band

April 18 • Permanent BBb Bass player required. With a good mix of concerts, summer engagements and contesting an opportunity has arisen to join Godalming Band. Winners of 3 consecutive SCABA contests with a view to return to the 'Areas' in 2019.


John Ward


Conductor, Adjudicator