Radio: Sunday Bandstand

Brass band music from around the world centred on the heart of Yorkshire with Chris Helme

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Sunday Bandstand 11th October 2020

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 we are always happy to play tracks and promote your new CD recording.

Check out my website for duplicate and triplicate CDs I am selling to make room for new ones arriving. Having bought 350 from the US.

The show is now playing on:
Phoenix FM 96.7: Calderdale (2pm — 4pm; Sunday)
Drystone Radio: FM 103.5 Colne, Lancashire (2pm — 4pm; Sunday)
Wythenshawe FM 97.2: Manchester (9pm — 11pm; Sunday)
Lionheart Radio: FM 107.3 Alnwick, Northumberland (1pm — 3pm; Sunday)
Tempo FM: 107.4 Wetherby, North Yorkshire (8pm — 9pm; Sunday)
Preston Hospital Radio: Lancashire (12noon to 2pm; Sunday)
Wigan FM Internet: (2pm — 4pm; Sunday)
Brass Band Radio: Haxby, York (2pm — 4pm; Sunday)
World FM Internet: Wellington, New Zealand (2pm — 4pm; Thursday)
BAM Web Radio: Italy (2pm — 4pm; Sunday)
Smooth Hits Radio: Galway, Ireland (4pm — 6pm; Sunday)
Castlemaine FM 88: Castlemaine, Australia (2pm — 4pm; Sunday)

Click this link: https://www.mixcloud.com/ChrisHelme/sunday-bandstand-11-october-2020-partial/


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

Carnival Day
Gordon Langford
Massed bands Besses o'th Barn, Hammonds Sauce works,
Parc & Dare, Sunlife, Wingates Temperance
GMD: Vilem Tausky (1979)

The Sorcerer's Apprentice
Paul Dukas — arr. Derek Bourgeois
Leyland Band
MD: Philip Harper (2011)

A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square
Eric Maschwitz and Manny Sherwin arr. Alan Fernie
Kings of Brass
MD: James Scott (2000)

Der Freischutz
Carl Maria von Weber arr. William Halliwell
Foden's Band
MD: Michael Fowles (2015)

Bare Necessities (from Jungle Book)
Arr: Leigh Baker
Soloist: David Hebb
Brighouse & Rastrick Band
MD: Richard Evans (2007)

Carmen Suite
1) Aragonaise
2) Habanera
3) Entr'acte
4) Intermezzo
5) Toreador's Song
Bizet arr: Alan Fernie
Black Dyke Band
MD: Nicholas Childs (2007)

Just As I Am
Wilfred Heaton
International Staff Band
BM: Dr Stephen Cobb (2002)

Them Basses
Getty Huffine
Sunlife (Stanshawe) Band
MD: Roy Newsome (1979)

Symphonic Suite Scheherazade
Rimsky-Korsakov arr. James Ord Hume
Williams Fairey Engineering Band
MD: Roy Newsome (1988)

My Favourite Things
Alan Fernie
Soloist: Glyn Williams
Foden's Band
MD: Michael Fowles (2011)

'Adagio' from the Bruch Violin Concerto
Max Bruch arr. Kevin Lamb
Soloist: Brian Tait
Ever Ready Band
MD: Stuart Sterling (1991)

Intrada: 'Ein Feste Burg'
Luther arr: Ray Farr
Eikanger Bjorsvik Band
MD: Ray Farr (1995)

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

Zulu — The Battle of Rourke's Drift
John Barry & Sir Edward German arr: Roger Thorne
Greater Gwent Youth Band
MD: Philip Harper (2009)

I Dream Of Jeannie
Stephen Foster arr. Elgar Howarth
Soloist David Moore
Grimethorpe Colliery Band
MD: Elgar Howarth (2011)

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

Corner Flag — March
James Howe
Morris Concert Band
MD: Harry Mortimer (1979)

Alabamy Bound
Traditional arr. Ray Farr
Reg Vardy Band
MD: Ray Farr (2006)

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

Enjoy the show...

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