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Radio: Sunday Bandstand

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

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  More great music over the airwaves with Chris Helme

Sunday Bandstand: 10th February

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:

Click this link https:/­/­www.mixcloud.com/­ChrisHelme/­sunday-bandstand-10-february-2019/

10th February 2019:

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

The Entry of the King (Wagner arr. Bertrand Moren)
Brighouse & Rastrick
MD: Dr. David Thornton (2018)

Supremacy (Dean Jones)
International Staff Band of the Salvation Army
BM: Dr. Stephen Cobb (2007)

Nobody does it Better (Marvin Hamlisch arr. Paul Lovatt-Cooper)
Shepherd Group Brass Band
MD: Richard Wilton (2018)

Varied Mood (Ray Woodfield)
Soloist: Robert Childs
CWS (Glasgow) Band
MD: John Hudson

Carousel (Rogers and Hammerstein arr. Dennis Wright)
Redbridge Band
MD: Melvin White (1995)

The Gathering (Marcus Venables)
Canadian Staff Band (Canada)
BM: John Lam (2011)

Songs in Exile (Eric Ball)
International Staff Band of the Salvation Army
BM: Dr. Stephen Cobb (2007)

Train Ride (Serge Prokofiev)
CWS (Manchester) Band
MD: Alex Mortimer

Triumphant Prospect (Olaf J. Ritman)
Amsterdam Staff Band
BM: Olaf J. Ritman (2016)

Vitae Aeternam (Paul Lovatt-Cooper)
Melbourne Staff Band
BM: Ken Waterworth (2010)

Losing My Mind (Stephen Sondheim arr. Bill Charleson)
Vocalist: Jessa Liversidge
Shepherd Group Brass Band
MD: Richard Wilton (2018)

Three Inventions (John Scheffer arr. Albert H. Jakeway)
Black Dyke Mills Band
MD: Geoffrey Brand (1969)

Carmen Fantasy (Georges Bizet ar. Luc Vertommen)
Soloist: Steven Mead
Whitburn Band
MD: Andy Duncan (2009)

Chit Chat Polka (Johann Strauss ll arr. Pope)
Massed bands of Fodens, Fairey's and Morris Motors
MD: Harry Mortimer (1959)

Parade (Elgar Howarth)
Grimethorpe Colliery Band
MD: Elgar Howarth (1990)

The Witch of Westmerland (A. Fisher arr. Philip Harper)
Leyland Band
MD: Philip Harper (2011)

Symphonic Dance No. 3 Finale (Rachmaninoff arr. Klaas van der Woude)
Williams Fairey Band
MD: James Gourlay (1997)

Task Force (Anthony Wakefield)
West Yorkshire Police Band
MD: Barry Thompson (2001)

Famous March Fragments: The Marches of William Rimmer (arr. George Hawkins)
Desford Colliery Band
MD: Ernest Woodhouse (1973)

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

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