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Radio: Sunday Bandstand

More great music to enjoy from the heartland of Yorkshire

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  More music to enjoy over the festive period from Chris Helme

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

Sunday Bandstand 24th December:

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-24-december-2017/

Playlist:

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

Joyful, Joyful (Beethoven arr: Len Ballantine)
Chicago Staff Band of the Salvation Army (USA)
BM: William Himes — 2011

Christmas Fantasy (Gordon Langford)
Foden's Band & Halifax Choral Society
Organist: Darius Battiwalla
MD: Dr. Nicholas Childs — 1998

It's Beginning To Look Like Christmas (Meredith Wilson arr: Marco Middleburg)
Soloist: Hans van der Weide
Brass Band De Waldsang
MD: Rieks van der Velde — 2007

Christmas Triptych (James Curnow)
North Carolina Brass Band
MD: Brian Meixner — 2016

Panis Angelicus (Cesar Franck arr: Howard Lorriman)
Classic Festival Choir with Brass Band Oberaargauer
MD: Manfred Obrecht — 2009

Schneewaltzer (The Snow Waltz) (Thomas Koschat arr: Goff Richards)
Thoresby RJB Band
MD: Stan Lippeatt — 2000

Blessing (David Catherwood)
Soloist: James McCabe
Rothwell Temperance Band
MD: David Roberts — 2017

A Coventry Christmas (arr: Lee Morris)
Darebin City Brass — Preston Band
MD: Andrew Snell — 2016

Broadway Spectacular (arr: Alan Fernie)
1. The Deadwood Stage from Calamity Jane
2. Don't Bring Me Flowers from Mack and Mabel
3. Oh What a Beautiful Morning from Oklahoma
4. Ol Man River from Showboat
5. Tomorrow from Annie
6. The Lullaby of Broadway from Lullaby of Broadway
Cory Band
MD: Dr. Robert Childs — 2007

Variations on Gloria in Excelsis Deo (Anonymous)
Trumpet Soloist: Immanuel Richter
Brass Band Berner Oberland
MD: Corsin Tuor — 2016

We Wish You a Merry Christmas (Traditional arr: Alan Fernie)
Black Dyke Band
MD: Professor Nicholas Childs — 2013

A Little Christmas Music (Jacob De Haan)
Soli Brass
MD: Jan De Haan — 2001

Fantasy On Spirituals (Ray Steadman-Allen)
Soloist: Barrington Venables
North York Temple Band of the Salvation Army
BM: Glenn Barlow — 2013

My Heart Will Go On (James Horner arr: Klaas van der Woude)
Brass Band De Bazuin Oenkerk
MD: Klaas van der Woude — 1998

Once in Royal David's City (Traditional arr: John Barber)
Foden's Band
MD: Michael Fowles — 2017

Meditation from Thais (Jules Massenet arr: Alan Morrison)
Soloist: Alan Morrison
Harp Accompaniment by Rhodri Davies — 2004

Trombola (Frank Bryce — tribute to Frank Bryce)
Trombone Soloists: Frank Crofts, Stuart Barber and Neville Taylor
Besses O'Th Barn Band
MD: Frank Bryce — 1967

To read my tribute story of Frank Bryce who passed away on the 15 December please follow this link:
http:/­/­www.chrishelme-brighouse.org.uk/­index.php/­sunday-bandstand/­bandstand-memories

White Christmas (Irvin Berlin)
Guest Vocalist Matthew Ford
Foden's Band
MD: Michael Fowles — 2017

Peace on Earth (Jean-Francois Michel)
Black Dyke Band
MD: Dr. Nicholas Childs — 2009

Children's Overture (Roger Quilter arr: Dan Godfrey)
Black Dyke Mills Band
MD: Roy Newsome -1968

On Christmas Night (Paul Sharman)
International Staff Band of the Salvation Army
BM: Dr. Stephen Cobb — 2016

The Shining Star (Peter Graham)
William Davis Construction Group Band
MD: Keith Wilkinson — 1994

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

Best wishes for Christmas and the New Year

Enjoy the show....



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June 23 • There really is something to play for at Foden's annual contest — from the youngest to the oldest and all stops in between — including a great new family duet category...


Cd

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ptrumpet

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The Marple Band - The Marple Band presents Music from Musicals

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Elland Silver Band - Elland Silver Band

Saturday 23 June • Blackley Blackley Church Prospect View Elland HX5 0TD


Blidworth Welfare Band - Organist Keith Hearnshaw

Saturday 23 June • St Andrews Church, The Green, Swanwick, Derbys DE55 1AN


Besses o' th' Barn Band - Charity Celebration Concert

Saturday 23 June • St Thomas Church, Warrington Road, Ashton-in-Makerfield WN4 9PL


York Railway Institute Band - Dan Thomas - Euphonium

Saturday 23 June • Central Methodist Church. St Saviourgate. York. YO1 8NQ YO1 8NQ


Frampton on Severn Silver Band

June 22 • We are a friendly non-contesting band in Gloucestershire looking for players, particularly cornets, baritone and basses, but all are welcome. We play at many local events and bandstand jobs, and practice on Tuesday evenings just off Junction 13 of the M5.


Crewe Brass

June 22 • Crewe Brass currently have vacancies for Eb and BBb Bass, Baritone, and Cornet. We are a friendly, social first section band with a good mix of concerts and contests, and rehearse on Monday and Friday evenings in Shavington, Crewe.


Lydbrook Band

June 22 • Lydbrook Band are recruiting a 2nd Trombone to our join our Championship section band . This is a great opportunity to be part of the premier band in the Royal Forest of Dean.


Ian Porthouse


Cornet soloist, clinician, conductor and adjudicator