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Radio: Sunday Bandstand

More great music from Chris Helme deep in the Yorkshire Moors....

Chris Helme


Sunday Bandstand:

Produced and presented by Chris Helme or further information please see: www.chrishelme-brighouse.org.uk and follow the Sunday Bandstand links for this play list and previous week’s. It is also available via Podcast from the Radio Phoenix website www.phoenixfm.co.uk

Yorkshire Dales

It is also available on Drystone Radio 106.9FM or through their website www.drystoneradio.com on Sunday mornings between 8am and 10am

New Zealand

Listeners in New Zealand will be pleased to hear that this programme is now also played on www.worldfm.co.nz in Wellington at 2p—4pm (NZ time) every Thursday.

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 6th January:

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

Roll Away Bet March
J. Ord Hulme
Lindley Band
MD: Neil Jowett — 2007

Eric Ball
Black Dyke Band
MD: Dr. Nicholas Childs — 2012

Softly Softly
Ray Farr
Eikanger Bjorsvik Musikklag
MD: Ray Farr — 1997

Time and Eternity
Ivor Bosanko
Duet featuring David Daws (Cornet) and Derrick Kane (Euphonium) with the International Staff Band of the Salvation Army
BM: Dr. Stephen Cobb — 2000

King Carnival
Bohumir Kryl
Cornet Soloist Bohumir Kryl with piano accompaniment — 1903

Queen Isobel’s Prayer
Philip Harper
Flowers Band
MD: Philip Harper — 2003

Cornet Carillon
Ronald Binge
Drighlington Band
MD: Shane Foster — 2006

The Red Machine
Peter Graham
Brighouse & Rastrick Band
MD: Professor David King — 2012

La Boda de Luis Alonso
Gerónimo Bellido
Arr: James Gourlay
Co-operative Funeralcare Band
MD: Michael Fowles — 2010

Pick Yourself Up
Jerome Kern
Arr: Steve Sykes
Duet — Solo tuba Steve Sykes (playing both parts)
Brass Band Bazuin Oenkerk
MD: Klass van der Woude — 2008

Gareth Wood
Cory Band
MD: Dr. Robert Childs — 2012

Plymouth Hoe Overture
John Ansell
GUS (Footwear) Band
Guest MD: Harry Mortimer — 1964

Huug Steketee
Cornet Soloist Huug Steketee with Brass Band Bazuin Oenkerk
MD: Klass van de Woude — December 2012

The Battle of Bosworth Field from Richard lll
Sir William Walton
Arr: Ted Watson
Black Dyke Band
MD: James Watson — 2000

Darrol Barry
Brighouse & Rastrick Band
MD: Alan Morrison — 2011

Irish Blessing
Joyce Eilers Bacak
Arr: Stephen Bradnum
Fodens (Courtois) Band MD: Gary Cutt—2001

Amazing Grace
Arr: William Himes
Grimethorpe Colliery Band
MD: Philip McCann — 2008

Standard of St George March
Kenneth Alford
Virtuosi Brass Band of Great Britain
MD: James Scott — 1970s

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

Brass in Concert

Result: 2017 Brass in Concert Championship

November 19 • Full results from Sage Gateshead where the 41st Brass in Concert Championship has taken place.


Results: 2017 Scottish Challenge Shield

November 19 • Clackmannan claims the Scottish Challenge Shield honours with a triumphant performance in Perth.


Gateshead prepares for the entertainers to arrive

November 17 • The Sage Gateshead will host two days of world class brass band talent this weekend at the Brass in Concert Championship festival.


Trinity Girls look for new lead

November 17 • The successful musical partnership between conductor Ryan Watkins and Trinity Girls Band has come to an end.

Gloucestershire Brass Band Association - Own Choice March & Test Piece Contest

Sunday 19 November • All Saints’ Academy. Blaisdon Way. Cheltenham GL51 0WH

Rotherham Schools' Youth Brass Band - Fountain City Brass Band

Monday 20 November • Rotherham Minster - Rotherham s60 1pd

Foden's Band - Matt Ford - Lichfield Cathedral

Friday 24 November • 19A The Close, Lichfield WS13 7LD

Lofthouse Brass Band - Pudsey Churches Together Christmas Concert

Saturday 25 November • Pudsey Parish Church, Church Lane, Pudsey, LS28 7BD LS28 7BD

Lofthouse Brass Band - Lofthouse Christmas Fair

Saturday 25 November • Lofthouse Methodist Church, Leeds Road, Lofthouse, Wakefield WF3 3NE

Hucknall & Linby Brass

November 20 • Hucknall and Linby Band - 2nd section- Require a front row cornet player. We rehearse Thursdays 7.30 -9.30 in Hucknall, Nottingham. With great transport links to the city centre and the universities.

Newstead Brass

November 18 • Bb Cornet (position negotiable). . Newstead Brass, established Midlands Championship section, have opportunity for an additional cornet player. Suitable for experienced player or someone looking to take the next step in their development.

Wakefield Metropolitan Brass Band

November 17 • FRONT ROW CORNET. SOLO TROMBONE. . The band have an exciting concert/contest/marching schedule ahead. We are looking for a committed front row cornet and solo trombone player to come and join us in the Yorkshire 1st Section! MD: Richard Larder.

Nigel Seaman

Conductor, band trainer, teacher and adjudicator