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Chris Helme brings us plenty of great brass band music from the heartland of Yorkshire.

  More great brass band music from Chris Helme.

Sunday Bandstand: 20th January 2019

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 the weekly show
Foden's Band
MD: Michael Fowles (2010)

Margam Abbey March (T.J Powell)
Brass Band De Waldsang
MD: Rieks van der Velde (2001)

Paganini Variations (Dr. Philip Wilby)
Sunlife (Stanshawe) Band
MD: Roy Newsome (1993)

Show Me the Way to Go Home (Irving King arr. Sandy Smith)
Cory Band
MD: Dr. Robert Childs (2005)

Shining Waters (Huug Steketee)
Soloist: Peter Masseurs
Hepworth (Persimmon Homes) Band
MD: Mark Bentham (2006)

Once Upon A Time in The West (Ennio Morricone arr. John Glenesk Mortimer)
Vocalist: Elizabeth Atkinson
Sellers International Band
MD: Philip McCann (2004)

Torn-Erik's Song (Nils Lindberg arr. Ray Farr)
Soloist: Ian Coleman
Hebden Bridge Band
MD: Ian Craddock (2003)

A Lullaby for Basie (Jeff Tyzik)
Brass Band of Battle Creek
MD: Jeff Tyzik (1994)

The Ashokan Farewell (Jay Ungar arr. Alan Fernie)
Brass Band Froschl Hall
MD: Hannes Buchegger (2006)

Summon the Warriors (Steven Ponsford)
North York Temple Band
BM: Glenn Barlow (2013)

Crusaders (Dean Goffin)
Reg Vardy Band
MD: John Ward (2011)

So Deep is the Night — Etude Op 10 No. 3 (Frederic Chopin arr. Alan Fernie)
Soloist: David Thornton
Black Dyke Band
MD: Professor Nicholas Childs (2005)

The Call (Erik Leidzen)
Household Troops Band
BM: Torgny Hanson (2015)

Finale 9th Symphony (From the New World) (Dvorak arr. Weston Nicholl)
John Foster Black Dyke Mills Band
MD: David King (1991)

Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy (Raye/Prince arr. Price)
Foden's Richardson's Band & the Band of Her Majesty's Royal Marines of Scotland
MD: Captain John Kelly RM (2003)

It's Not Unusual (Les Reed arr. Philip Lawrence)
Soloists: Lisa Sarasini, Paul Coupe, Kevin Wilson
Fairey Band
MD: Philip Lawrence (2007)

Marsch der Medici (Johan Wichers arr. Rene Wholgensinger)
Canny Brass
MD: Rene Wholgensinger (2018)

Slavonic Rhapsody No. 2 (Carl Friedmann arr. Denis Wright)
The CWS (Glasgow) Band
MD: Howard Snell (1990)

My Name Is Written There (Kenneth Downie)
North York Temple Band
BM: Glenn Barlow (2013)

Army of the Nile (Kenneth J. Alford)
MD: Richard Evans

Fanfare from Carmina Burana (Carl Orff arr. Pearson)
MD: Richard Evans

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

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