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Radio: Sunday Bandstand

Music over the airwaves from Chris Helme

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Sunday Bandstand: 17th June 2018

Produced and presented by Chris Helme.

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

Candide Overture (Bernstein arr. Howard Snell)
Black Dyke Band
MD: Professor Nicholas Childs — (2007)

West Country Fantasy (Gordon Langford)
Filton Concert Brass
MD: Tom Davoren — (2018)

Sentimental Journey — (Green/Brown/Horner arr. Fennell)
River City Brass
MD: Denis Cowell — (2001)

Dance To Thi' Daddy (Trad. arr. Darrol Barry)
Grimethorpe Colliery Band
MD: James Gourlay — (2010)

Ave Maria (J S Bach/Gounod arr. Andrew Baker)
Soloist: Sheona White
Brighouse & Rastrick Band
MD: Dr. David Thornton — (2018)

I Now Him So Well theme from Chess (Andersson/Rice/Ulvaeus arr. Cortland)
Brass Band Willebroek
MD: Frans Violet — (2004)

Cavalier (Edwin Sutton)
Soloist: Lyndon Baglin
CWS (Manchester) Band
MD: Alex Mortimer — (1963)

New York, New York (Kander arr. P. Kerne)
Black Dyke Band and the Halifax Choral Society
MD: Nicholas Childs — (2004)

Great North Overture (Kevin Lau)
Hannaford Street Silver Band
MD: Raymond Tizzard — (2013)

Swinging Down The Alley (Don Lusher arr. Bill Geldard)
Soloist: Brett Baker
Filton Concert Brass
MD: Tom Davoren — (2018)

Gabriella's Song from 'As It Is In Heaven' (Stefan Nilsson)
Vocalist: Regina Mallinger
Brass Band Obersterrich
MD: Hannes Buchegger — (2010)

The Conqueror (Philip Sparke)
Black Dyke Band
MD: Professor Nicholas Childs — (2008)

In a Persian Market (Albert Ketelby)
Lindley Band
MD: Neil Jowett — (2010)

Concerto for Trumpet (Harry James arr. Elgar Howarth)
Soloist: Tim Pannell
Haverhill Silver Band
MD: Mark Ager — (2007)

Romantic Interlude (Rock Music 2) (Goff Richards)
MD: Richard Evans — (1994)

Hungarian Rhapsody No.2 (Franz Liszt arr. William Rimmer)
Kings of Brass
MD: James Scott — (1997)

Reflections (Norman Bearcroft)
Boscombe Band of the Salvation Army
BM: Howard J. Evans — (2015)

Fly or Die (Gilles Rocha)
Soloist: Lionel Fumeaux
Pianist: Ekaterina Ivanova — (2016)

Mood Indigo (Duke Ellington arr. Philip Harper)
Cory Band
MD: Philip Harper — (2018)

Feeling Young (Bertrand Moren)
Williams Fairey Band
MD: Philip McCann — (2001)

American Dances — Jazz (Bertrand Moren)
Brass Band 13 Etoiles
MD: Geo-Pierre Moren — (2003)

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

Enjoy the show...

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Lofthouse Brass Band - Filey Bandstand

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Hitchin Band

July 18 • KIT/PERCUSSION PLAYER VACANCY - Hitchin Band (LSC Championship section 2019). We seek a kit and/or percussionist to join our busy and sociable band.

Hitchin Band

July 18 • KIT/PERCUSSION PLAYER VACANCY - Hitchin Band (LSC Championship section 2019). We seek a kit and/or percussionist to join our busy and sociable band.

Worthing Silver Band

July 17 • Worthing Silver Band are a lively band looking to increase their numbers. We are looking for back row cornets, 2nd horn, 2nd baritone, Eb + Bb bass. We perform a selection of concerts and we are the organisers of Brassbandathon. Look us up for more info.

David Barringer

Conductor and Adjudicator