10th Season - Concert Schedule

October 1956 to February 1957

Music Group of the Andover Community Association

Concerts performed at 1 & 2 - Andover Guildhall; 3 - Girls' Secondary Modern School

Wednesday, 3rd October 1956

John Dowland Fine Knacks for Ladies
Robert Johnson As I walked forth
Tobias Hume Tobacco
Philip Rosseter What then is Love
Thomas Morley It was a lover and his Lass
Viola and Harpsichord:
Henry VIII Pavan
John Dowland The King of Denmark's Galliard,
Lachrimae Coactae, Mrs Nicols Almand,
Mr George Whitehead his Almand
Harpsichord Solos:
Rameau La Joyeuse
Couperin Les Fastes de la Grande et Ancienne Ménéstrandise
Couperin Les Notables, et Jurés - Ménéstrandise
Couperin Les Vieleux, et les Gueux
Couperin Les Jongleurs, Sauteurs: et Saltinbanques:
avec les Ours et les Singes
Couperin Les Invalides, ou gens estropiés au service de la
grande Ménéstrandise
Couperin Désordre, et déroute de toute la troup: causés par
les Yvrognes, les Singes, et les Ours
Purcell Music for a while, I'll sail upon the Dog-star, If
love's a sweet passion, There's not a swain of
the plain, Man is for the woman made
Viola and Harpsichord:
William Flackton Sonato in C minor
Harpsichord Solos:
Scarlatti Sonata in E minor (Longo No. 24)
Scarlatti Minuet in G
Scarlatti Sonato in D (Longo No. 14)
Arne Celia and Damon
Recit: Fair Celia love pretended
Aria: To all the sex deceitful
Recit: But Celia now relenting
Aria: How engaging, how endearing

Concert 1 - 7:00pm

Maurice Bevan - Baritone
Maxwell Ward - Viola
Ruth Dyson - Harpsichord

Wednesday, 5th December 1956

Character Studies in Folk Song
Pianoforte Solos:
Chopin Prelude, Nocturne, Valse
Folk Songs from England (arranged by):
Ralph Dunstan Truro Agricultural Show
Cecil Sharp The Sheep Shearing
Alfred Moffat One Moonlight Night
M. H. Mason The Little Old Marketwoman
Lucy Broadwood King Henry, My Son
Paul Edmonds Mr. John Blunt
Trad. The Souling Song
Cecil Sharp One Man shall Mow my Meadow
M. H. Mason A Paradox
Cecil Sharp O No John
Pianoforte Solos:
Debussy Movement, Clair de Lune, Minstrels
Folk Songs from other Countries (arranged by):
Alice Knight Le Café
Julien Tiersot Briolage
Laurence Swinyard Il était une Bérgére
Enid Pennington Do do, l'enfant do
Trad. Joli Tambour (French Canada)
P. Fletcher The Maypole
J. A. Kappey The Sparrow
Cornelius Rybner Roselille
Geni Sadero Fa la nana Bambin
Desiderius Demeny Jaj de busan Harangoznak (The
Sorrowful Bells), Ritka buza, Ritka
arpa (Ripe corn, ripe wheat)
C. Corrodus Lioba
C. Corrodus O du Lieber Augustin

Concert 2 - 7:00pm

Constance Carrodus

John Wills - Piano

Wednesday, 27th February 1957

"The Barber of Seville"
Comic Opera in Three Acts by Gioachino Rossini
(English version by Professor E. J. Dent)
Act I Outside Dr. Bartolo's house in Seville
Act II Inside the House
Act III Scene I Inside the House (the music room)
Act III Scene II Inside the House

Concert 3 - 7:00pm

The Opera Players

Norman Platt - Fiorello
John Kentish - Count Almaviva
Sydney Snape - Figaro
Elisabeth Parry - Rosina
Norman Platt - Dr. Bartolo
Stanley Pine - Don Basilio
Phyllis Thorold - Piano

10th Season Committee
Chairman: Mrs. B. Machin   Mrs. R. Morris
  Mrs. G. R. Davies   Miss M. Kebby
  Mrs. D. Rodgers Secretary: Miss Gladys New

For the first 12 years we were known as the Music Group which was part of the Andover Community Association. Putting these history pages together we can see how many gaps exist in our records. If you have access to any of the information that is clearly marked as missing then do please let us know:- by email to the or the - alternatively; refer to the contact information available on the About AMC page or talk to a committee member at one of our concerts.

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