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Radio: Sunday Bandstand

Plenty of festive music to enjoy from Chris Helm in the radio heartlands of Yorkshire...

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  Music with a festive feel on offer from Chris Helme

Sunday Bandstand: 9th December

Produced and presented by Chris Helme.

For further information please see www.chrishelme-brighouse.org.uk and follow the Sunday Bandstand links for this play list and previous shows dating back to 2014.

My website also has a review section and a brass band nostalgia section.

Your CD

Has your band produced a CD this year?

I would be very pleased to play tracks from it if you have. Or have you a burning nostalgia question about the world of brass bands, if you have then please contact me via e-mail: bandstand@chrishelme.org.uk

Click this link:


https://www.mixcloud.com/ChrisHelme/sunday-bandstand-9-december-2018/

Playlist:

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

Christmas Joy (Erik Leidzen)
The New England Brass Band (USA)
MD: Doug Yeo (1999)

Christmas Classics (arr. Ray Woodfield)
Aldbourne Band
MD: David Johnson (2014)

The Snow Carol (Philip Harper)
The International Staff Songsters
Cory Band
MD: Philip Harper (2016)

Lustpiel Overture (Kela Bela)
Foden's Band
MD: Rex Mortimer (1970)

Embraceable You (George Gershwin)
Soloist: Steven Haynes
Rothwell Temperance Band
MD: David Roberts — (2002)

The Shining Star (Peter Graham)
Yorkshire Building Society Band
MD: Prof David King (2003)

Huron Carol (Kevin Norbury)
Soloist: Terry Everson
Lexington Brass Band
MD: Ronald W. Holz (2001)

Christmas Fantasy — I Saw Three Ships (Brian Bowen)
International Staff Band
BM: Colonel Bernard Adams (1974)

Christmas Song (Torme and Wells arr. Gavin Sutherland)
Foden's Band
Halifax Choral Society
Organist: Darius Battiwalla
MD: Dr. Nicholas Childs (1998)

La Cenerentola Overture (Rossini arr. Major Peter Parkes)
Black Dyke Mills Band
MD: Major Peter Parkes (1983)

A Joyful Occasion (Owen)
Royal Doulton Band
D: Ted Gray (1989)

Christmas Piece (Goff Richards)
BNFL Band
MD: Richard Evans (1994)

Rhapsody (Brenton Broadstock)
Yorkshire Building Society Band
MD: Professor David King (2000)

Li'l Darlin (Neil Hefti arr. Sparke / Gray)
Soloist: Richard Ellman
Brass Band of Battle Creek
MD: Constantin Kitsopoulos (1998)

Largo from the New World Symphony (Dvorak arr. Martin Ellerby)
Grimethorpe Colliery RJB Band
MD: Garry Cutt
Chris Helme with memories of Christmas playing over 60 years ago...

Troika (Prokofiev arr. Andrew Blyth)
Chicago Staff Band of the Salvation Army (USA)
BM: William Himes (2011)

The Trumpet Shall Sound (G.F Handel)
Soloist: Maurice Murphy
Bass-Baritone: Gidon Saks
Black Dyke Band
MD: John Pryce Jones (2001)

March of the Toys (Sydney Herbert arr. G. Mackenzie)
Foden's Motor Works Band
MD: Fred Mortimer (1940)

Forgotten Dream (Leroy Anderson arr. Simon Kerwin)
Brass Band de Bazuin Oenkerk
MD: Klaas van der Woude (2011)

Stille Nacht (Franz Gruber arr. Corsin Tuor)
Brass Band Berner Oberland
MD: Corsin Tuor (2016)

Little Donkey (Eric Boswell arr. Kevin Norbury)
International Staff Band
BM: Stephen Cobb (1994)

Do They Know Its Christmas (Bob Geldof & Midge Ure arr. Alan Fernie)
City of Bradford Band
MD: Lee Skipsey (2016)

Rhythm and Blues (Philip Sparke )
Closing for weekly show
Foden's Band
MD: Michael Fowles (2010)

Enjoy the show....

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