Radio: Sunday Bandstand 12th March

More great music from Chris Helme to enjoy over the airwaves...

  More great music to enjoy from Chris Helme

Sunday Bandstand: 12th March

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 is happy to play tracks and promote new CD recordings.

The show is played on nine UK community radio stations and four overseas; Italy, Australia, New Zealand, Galway, Ireland and direct to over 200 individual people around the world.

Also go to: www.radiochristmas.co.uk




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

Leviathan Concert March
Gordon Langford
Sun Life Stanshawe Band
MD: Brian Howard

Harmony Music
Philip Sparke
Britannia Building Society
MD: Howard Snell

The Four Seasons
Vivaldi arr. Philip Harper
Cory Band
MD: Philip Harper

Percy Code
Soloist: Andrew Large
Dalewool Auckland Brass
MD: Nigel Weeks

Derek Bourgeois
Rigid Containers Group Band
MD: John Berryman

Adele/Paul Epworth arr. Philip Sparke
Marsden Silver Band
MD: Glyn Williams

Love could I only tell thee
John Mais Capel arr. Doris Arnold
Four Lanes Male Choir
Camborne Town Band
MD: Derek Greenwood

Tico Tico
Abreu/Olivers arr. John Iveson
Soloist: Michael Wildgust
James Shepherd Versatile Brass
MD: Roy Curran

Legacy of Faith
Nicholas Samuel
International Staff Band
BM: Dr Stephen Cobb

Downland Suite
John Ireland
Foden's Motor Works Band
MD: Fred Mortimer

El Relicario
Jose Padilla Sanchez
National Band of New Zealand
MD: K.G.L. Smith

Deliverance from War of the Worlds Suite
Peter Graham
Richard Poole
Foden's Band
MD: Michael Fowles

American Dream
Elgar Howarth
Britannia Building Society
MD: Howard Snell

Hosea Overture
Arr. Bruce Broughton
Earlscourt Citadel Band
BM: Brian Ring

Escape Velocity
Martin Cordner
Amsterdam Staff Band
BM: Olaf Ritman

Merry Mancunians
Gordon Langford
Foden's Motor Works Band
MD: Rex Mortimer

Waltz for a Princess
Ernest Tomlinson
Black Dyke Mills Band
MD: Geoffrey Brand

Huug Steketee
Soloist: Huug Steketee
Hepworth (Persimmon Homes) Band
MD: Mark Bentham

Amazonia from Windows of the World Suite
Peter Graham
Brass Band Froschl Hall
MD: Hannes Buchegger

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

Enjoy the show...

Become a supporter and help make our future secure.

4barsrest continues to be a proudly independent voice. There are no paywalls to overcome to be able to enjoy what we do to keep our journalism at the heart of the brass banding world. Support us with a one-off donation or subscribe from just £2.50 per month.

Support us    

Dylan Thomas

Welsh poet inspires new trombone work

June 7 • The words of Welsh poet Dylan Thomas have inspired composer Gareth Trott to write a new trombone work to be premiered by Jonathan Pippen this weekend.

World of Sound

Recording job opportunity at World of Sound

June 7 • If you are creative and proactive with a great interest in all things brass and music making then World of Sound has an exciting job offer that may be perfect for you.

Leyland Band

Heart and soul of entertainment celebrated by Leyland

June 7 • A celebration of the wonderful musical life of Richard Evans has helped Leyland Band raise funds for an equally brilliant cause.


BBE looks to elevate bands with new artistic experiences

June 7 • Brass bands can now work with five acclaimed artists under Brass Band England's new 'Elevate' initiative.

Regent Hall Concerts - RAF Salon Orchestra

Friday 9 June • Regent Hall (The Salvation Army). 275 Oxford Street. London. . W1C2DJ

Leicestershire Co-op Band - The Great British Music Hall concert

Saturday 10 June • The Palace Community Centre. Ibstock . Leicestershire LE67 6LG

Besses Boys' Band - Besses Boys' Band Summer Concert

Saturday 10 June • St Mary's Church, Prestwich, Greater Manchester M25 1AN

Newtown March Contest - Newtown (Mid Wales) March and Open Air Contest

Sunday 11 June • Newtown Town Hall Grounds. Back Lane. Newtown. Powys SY16 2NZ

Boarshurst Silver Band - Silk Brass Band

Sunday 11 June • Boarshurst Band Club. Greenbridge Lane. Greenfield. Saddleworth OL3 7 EW

The Hepworth Band

June 6 • We would like to invite applications for an EEb bass player and percussionist to join the band.. We enjoy well attended rehearsals, an attractive programme of concerts and are looking forward to competing at the British Open Championships in September

Mereside Brass

June 5 • MERESIDE BRASS (Northwich, Cheshire) are looking for a front row CORNET, possibly PRINCIPAL for the right player and a PERCUSSIONIST. We are a friendly 4th Section band, currently not contesting but with a sensible calendar of jobs and band social events

Besses Boys' Band

June 5 • Besses Boys' Band (2nd Section NW) are looking for a TUTTI SOLO CORNET to join the band. Rehearsals take place Monday and Friday, 19:30-21:30 in Simister, Prestwich, Manchester, M25 2SB

Kevin Wadsworth

Conductor, adjudicator, teacher (ABBA)


 © 2023 4barsrest.com Ltd