12th Season - Concert Schedule

October 1958 to February 1959

Andover Music Club

Concerts performed at 1 - The Guildhall; 2 - Boys' Secondary Modern School & 3 - St. Anne's Hall (Old Peoples Club)

Wednesday, 1st October 1958

Violin and Piano:
Le Clair Sonata in D
Songs (Early English):
William Byrd Cradle Song
Anon. 16th Cent. O Willow, Willow
Thomas Morley It was a Lover and his Lass
Dr. Anne The Maiden's Lament
18th Cent. Trad. Youth's the Season made for Joy
Piano Solos:
Fauré Second Impromptu
Rachmaninoff Prelude in B flat Op. 23 No. 2
Violin and Piano:
Vaughan Williams The Lark Ascending
Songs (Modern English):
Ann Hamerton Two Elegies for Voice and Violin
with Piano Accompaniment
Three Poems by Thomas Hardy:
John Ireland Summer Schemes
John Ireland Her Song
John Ireland Weathers
Violin and Piano:
Suk Un Poco Triste
Ravel Habanera
Bridge Moto Perpetuo

Concert 1 - 7:00pm

Cecelia Keating - Violin
Margaret Bissett - Contralto
Hubert Dawkes - Piano

Wednesday, 26th November 1958

"La Bohème"
Four-Act Opera by Giacomo Puccini
(Sung in English)
Act I A shabby attic at the top of a poor lodging-house
in Paris, about 100 years ago. (Early evening)
Act II Outside the Café Momus in the streets of Paris.
(Later the same evening)
Act III Outside an Inn on the outskirts of Paris.
(Early morning. Some weeks later.) It is snowing.
Act IV In the attic (Some time later)

Concert 2 - 7:00pm

The Opera Players

Sydney Snape - Marcel
Kenneth Macdonald - Rudolph
Stanley Pine - Schaunard
Elisabeth Parry - Mimi
Mary Illing - Musetta
Phyllis Thorold - Piano

Wednesday, 4th February 1959

16th and 17th Century Songs:
Dowland Come again, sweet love doth now invite
Anon. Greensleeves
Rosseter I care not for these ladies
Purcell Man is for the woman made
English Folk Songs:
    Soldier, soldier
    The water is wide
    Turmut hoein'
    Sucking cider through a straw
    The Oyster-girl
arr. Dawkes
Dohnanyi Sonato in B flat
Songs from Foreign Lands:
Spain La ultima noche
Argentine Porque no engraso?
Germany In einem kühlen Grunde
France Phyllis, plus avare que tendre
France Le jour du lavage
Songs from U. S. A. :
    I brought my love a cherry
    The tune the old cow died on
    The Glory Road
Schumann Romance in F sharp
Lizst La Leggierezza
Lizst Andante Capricicso
Weber Adagio and Allegro
Nin Suite Espagnole

Concert 3

John Runge - Tenor-Guitarist
Eileen Croxford - Cello
David Parkhouse - Piano

12th Season Committee
Chairman: Mrs. P. H. Ponting   Mrs. B. Machin
Secretary: Miss Gladys New   Mrs. D. Rodgers
Treasurer: Mr. R. Hardy   Miss M. Kebby
  Mrs. G. R. Davies   Dr. A. Blyth

At the beginning of the 12th season the Music Group was renamed Andover Music Club. 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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