Sunday Bandstand 25 December 2022

Sunday Bandstand 25 December 2022

This is a reproduction of the Christmas card designed by John Callcott Horsley for Henry Cole in 1843. and is recognised as the first Christmas card ever sent. If you were fortunate enough to find one in the dark corner of a cupboard at your house, well you are sitting on a fortune. The last one of these cards that was offered at an auction in New York was sold for $10,000. Whilst it is highly unlikely you will have one take a look at some of the cards you may have collected from your own childhood days they too may now be collectors items. Certainly not worth the $10,000 the first one was sold for but it could just be worth more than you think.

Playlist 25 December 2022

Recording Details 

Rhythm and Blues – Philip Sparke   Opening for weekly show Foden's Band MD: Michael Fowles - 2010  'Patrons' Choice III' - CD - Egon CD-SFZ154 - 2010
A Christmas Overture - Kevin Larsson  International Staff Band BM: Dr Stephen Cobb - 2016   'Celebrate The Season'  - SP&S Recording SPS 404CD - 2016
What's Christmas Without a Brass Band - Peter Seel Houghton Weavers (Folk Singing Group) with the Warrington Male Voice Choir, Broomfield Junior School Choir and the Wingates Band MD:  Andrew Berryman - 2006  'What's Christmas Without a Brass Band'  - CD - Keep Folk Smiling recording KFS 140 - 2006
Largo from the New World Symphony - Dvorak  Arr: Martin Ellerby  Grimethorpe Colliery RJB Band MD: Garry Cutt and Chris Helme with Gordon Higginbottom's memories of Christmas playing over 60 years ago.....  A Sunday Bandstand production - 2015
The Shining Star - Peter Graham William Davis Construction Group Band MD: Keith Wilkinson - 1994  'A Celebration of Christmas' - CD - Forest Field Recordings  FFCD001 - 1994
Deck the Halls - Traditional  arr. Mark Freeh  Cornet Soloist George Melitsis with the Darebin City Brass - Preston Band (Victoria, Australia)  MD: Andrew Snell - 2016  ‘Ding Dong Darebin on High’ - CD -      .....2016 
Mary's Boy Child - Jester Hairston Royal Doulton Band MD: Ted Gray - 1981  'A Christmas Celebration For Brass Band' - Vinyl - Bandleader – BLL 115
The Light of the World - Dean Goffin East of England Co-op Band MD: Nigel Cooper - 2022  'Legacy' - CD - World of Sound 166 - 2022
Pie Jesu - Andrew Lloyd Webber Soprano Cornet Alan Wycherley and Flugel Soloist Graham Shaw with the Williams Fairey Band MD: Roy Newsome - 2006  'The Williams Fairey Brass Band – Best of Brass' - CD - Music Digital Compilation – CD 6590
Let It Snow!  - Sammy Cahn/Jule Styne arr. Gordon Goodwin  Lexington Brass Band (USA) MD: Dr. Ron Holz - 1998  'tis the Season - live' - CD -        .........1998
White Christmas - Irving Berlin arr.  Menno Haantjes Vocal Soloists  Fardau van der Woude and Oedo Kuipers with the Brass Band de Bazuin Oenkerk (The Netherlands) MD: Klaas van der Woude - 2011  'A Christmas Full of Copper' - CD -      ...........2011
Hail Smiling Morn - Reginald Spofforth  City Of Bradford Brass Band MD: Lee Skipsey - 2016  'Spirit' - CD - World of Sound Recording CD115 - 2016 
Rhythmic Skaters - Emile Waldteufel arr. Sam B. Wood Foden's Motor Works Band MD: Rex Mortimer - 1974  'The Foden Sound' -Vinyl - Top Brass - GSGL10511 - 1974
Winter Dream - Thomas Ruedi Euphonium Soloist Thomas Ruedi with the Britannia Building Society Band MD: Philip McCann - 1996  'On Stage' - CD - Obrasso Recording CD857 - 1996
Greensleeves - Traditional arr. Ray Woodfield  Morris Concert Band MD: Harry Mortimer - 1975  'Out And About In Merry England' - Vinyl - Music For Pleasure – MFP 50201- - 1975
Tubby The Tuba - Words by Paul Tripp- Music George Kleinsinger Arr: Andrew Duncan Tuba Soloist Gavin Woods - Narrator Thom Meredith with the Sellers International Band MD: Philip McCann - 2002  'Celtic Connections' - CD - SB15 - 2002
The Journal Of Phileas Fogg - Peter Graham Black Dyke Band MD: Dr. Nicholas Childs - 2015  'Regionals 2016' - CD - Doyen DOYCD353 - 2016
An Australian Christmas - William Garnet James arr. James Curnow Sellers Engineering Band MD: Philip McCann - 1993  'A Christmas Celebration' - CD - Chandos Recording CHAN 4530 - 1993
Polonaise from the Opera Christmas Night - Rimsky Korsakov arr. Andrew Owenson Carlton Main Frickley Colliery Band MD: Robert Oughton - 1970  Vinyl - 1970
Born for You  - Traditional arr. Dean Jones  Brass Band De Waldsang MD: Rieks van der Velde - 2015  'Nowell' - CD - Lake Music Publications LMP2015.01 - 2015
Do They Know Its Christmas- Bob Geldof & Midge Ure arr. Alan Fernie City Of Bradford Brass Band MD: Lee Skipsey - 2016  'Spirit' - CD - World of Sound Recording CD115 - 2016  
Rhythm and Blues – Philip Sparke   Closing for weekly show Foden's Band MD: Michael Fowles - 2010  'Patrons' Choice III' - CD - Egon CD-SFZ154 - 2010

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