Radio: Sunday Bandstand

Chris Helme heads south of the equator for a great selection of brass band music from bands and soloists...

  Music, bands and players from south of the equator are featured this week by Chris Helme.

More great music to send out to the banding world from Chris Helme in the heartland of Yorkshire...

Sunday Bandstand 28th June 2020

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.

The show is always open for questions, requests and we are always happy to play tracks and promote your new CD recording.

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

Collingwood — March
George Dickens
Melbourne Staff Band (Australia)
BM: Colin Woods (1978)

The Land of the Long White Cloud (Aotearoa)
Philip Sparke
National Youth Brass Band of New Zealand
MD: Nigel Weeks (2003)

You Raise Me Up
Rolf Lovland
Vocalist: Sylvie Paladino
Melbourne Staff Band
BM: Ken Waterworth (2014)

Sing Sing Sing
Louis Prima
Brisbane Excelsior Band
MD: Howard Taylor (2005)

Corelli arr. Barrie Gott
Soloist: George Thackray
Ransome Band
MD: Russell Gray (2001)

The Australasian — March
William Rimmer
Cairns Brass Band
MD: Maureen Cameron (2006)

Castles in the Air
Clay Smith
Soloist: Tom Paulin
Pianist: Danielle Salamon (1982)

Mark Ford
Box Hill City Band
MD: Dr. Matthew van Emmerik (2014)

Kenny Baker arr. Alan Morrison
Soloist: Trevor Bremner
Wellington Brass
MD: David Bremner (2011)

Knight Templar — March
George Allan
Footscray — Yarraville Band
MD: Phillipa Edwards (2005)

Le Clemenza Di Tito — Overture
Skellerup Woolston Brass Band
MD: Brian A. Barrett (1967)

Tournament for Brass
Eric Ball
Onslow Brass Band
MD: Norman Goffin (1969)

Anna Karenina
Helen Johnston
Soloist: Riki McDonnell
Marple Band
MD: Gary Cutt (2009)

March, March
Bin Kaneda
Osaka Harmony Band
MD: Atsuhiko Okamoto (2006)

Dr. Kelly Tang
Lion City Brass Band
MD: Ignatius Wang (2016)

Allegro from Violin Concerto in E Minor
Felix Mendelssohn arr. Harris
Soloist: Ken Smith
Accompanist Maurice Till (1953)

St Laurence
Craig Millar
Hawthorn Band
MD: Ross Johnson (2000)

Kiwi Dragon
Matthew Hall
Soloist: Byron Newton
Wellington Brass Band 10-piece ensemble)
MD: David Bremner (2014)

Kevin Norbury
Waverley Temple Band
BM: Gary Todd (1992)

Victoria — March
Alexander Lithgow
Glenorchy City Concert Band
MD: Dean Hunt

Through Bolts and Bars — March
Ernest Urbach
National Youth Brass Band of New Zealand
MD: K.G.L. Smith (1962)

Flight of the Bumble Bee
Rimsky Korsakov
Soloist: Ken Smith
Unaccompanied (1968)

Waltzing Matilda
Banjo Paterson
Royal Australian Guard Brass Band (2007)

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

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