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Radio: Sunday Bandstand

More music from Chris Helme from the brass band heartland of Yorkshire — with a celebration of the musical life of composer Darrol Barry

  More great music from Chris Helme

Sunday Bandstand 10th June 2018

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.

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Rhythm and Blues (Philip Sparke)

Opening for weekly show
Foden's Band MD: Michael Fowles — (2010)

Meridian (Darrol Barry)
William Davis Construction Group Band
MD: Dr. Keith Wilkinson (1987)

A Salford Sinfonietta (Darrol Barry)
MD: Richard Evans (1993)

The Lord's My Shepherd (Irvine arr. Darrol Barry)
Black Dyke Band
MD: Dr. Nicholas Childs (2010)

Magic Trombones (Darrol Barry)
Brighouse & Rastrick Band
MD: Gavin Lindsay (2007)

Impromptu For Tuba (Darrol Barry)
Soloist: Ken Ferguson
Desford Colliery Caterpillar Band
MD: James Watson (1990)

Main Theme from Air Force One (Goldsmith arr. Darrol Barry)
Oberaarguaer Band
MD: Manfred Obrecht (2005)

Tuesday Blues (Darrol Barry)
Soloist: Simon Stonehouse
Williams Fairey Engineering Band
MD: Major Peter Parkes (1994)
Portrait of a City (Darrol Barry)
Christie Tyler Cory Band
MD: Brian Howard (1989)

Star Trek- The Voyage Home (Rosenmann arr. Darrol Barry)
Brass Band Burgermusik Lucerne
MD: Ludwig Wicki (2002)

Bohemian Rhapsody (Mercury arr. Darrol Barry)
North Carolina Brass Band
MD: Brian Meixner (2014)

Toccata, Elegy and Scherzo (Darrol Barry)
Newbridge (Celynen) Band
MD: Paul Holland (2007)

Brass Attack (Darrol Barry)
Cory Band
MD: Dr. Robert Childs (2008)

Euphology (Darrol Barry)
Soloists: Robert and David Childs
Cory Band
MD: Nicholas Childs (2006)

Dracula (Darrol Barry)
Brighouse & Rastrick Band
MD: Alan Morrison (2009)

Misty — Errol Garner (arr. Darrol Barry)
Soloist: Maurice Murphy
Leyland DAF Band
MD: Richard Evans (2007)

The Lass of Richmond Hill (arr. Darrol Barry)
Williams Fairey Band
MD: Alan Lawton (1988)

The Sun Ain't Gonna Shine Anymore (Gaudio /Crew arr. Darrol Barry)
Soloists: Maurice Murphy & Don Lusher
Hammonds Sauce Works Band
MD: Geoffrey Whitham (1993)

Samba Symphonique (Darrol Barry)
Cory Band
MD: Dr. Robert Childs (2007)

Way out West (Darrol Barry)
Brass Band Willebroek
MD: Frans Violet (2004)

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

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