30th Season - Concert Schedule

October 1976 to March 1977

"In response to many requests" the Andover Music Club begins its long tenure at Cricklade Theatre.
Although there was a brief hiatus in the early years of the 21st century -
when the theatre complex was remodelled into "The Lights".

All 5 concerts performed at Cricklade Theatre

Thursday, 7th October 1976

J. Ibert Trois pièces bréves
G. Rossini Quartet No. 4 in B flat
J. B. Foerster Quintet Op. 95
A. Reicha Quintet Op. 88 No. 2 in E flat
J. Francaix Quatuor
M. Arnold Three Shanties

Concert 1 - 7:30pm

The English Wind Quintet

Christopher Nicholls - Flute
Andrew Cauthery - Oboe
Julian Farrell - Clarinet
Michael Baines - Horn
Howard Etherton - Bassoon

Thursday, 25th November 1976

Beethoven Thirty Two Variations in C minor
Early Italian Arias:
Matteis Caro volto pallidetto
Bruni Dolce amor, bendato dio
Paisiello Chi vuol la zingarella
Concert Aria:
Mozart Basta, vincest . . . . ah non lasciarmi, no
Prokofiev Twelve Visions Fugitives Op. 22
Strauss Ständchen
Strauss Die Nacht
Strauss All mein Gedanken
Strauss Zueignung
Debussy Etude pour les Arpèges Composées
Chopin Berceuse Op. 57
Chopin Etude in C sharp minor Op. 10 No. 4
Five English Songs:
Ivor Gurney Sleep
Ivor Gurney Desire in Spring
Roger Quilter Now sleeps the crimson petal
Roger Quilter The Fuschia Tree
Roger Quilter Love's Philosophy

Concert 2 - 7:30pm

Kathleen Livingstone - Soprano
Simon Nicholls - Piano
Peter Bithell - Solo-Pianoforte

Thursday, 13th January 1977

Avison Concerto Grosso in A major Op. 9 No. 11
Telemann Suite in F for Two Horns and Strings
Torelli Trumpet Concerto in D
Mozart Five Contretänze K. 609
Arriaga Symphony in D

Concert 3 - 7:30pm

Bournemouth Sinfonietta

Rudolf Schwarz - Conductor
Ronald Thomas - Leader
Gerald Ruddock - Trumpet

Thursday, 24th February 1977

Church Music:
Victoria Magnificat septimi toni
Victoria O sacrum convivium
Weelkes Since Robin Hood
Cornyshe Ah Robin, gentle Robin
Byrd Come woeful Orpheus
Ravenscroft A round of three country dances
in one
Part Songs:
Elgar The Wanderer
Holst The Homecoming
Warlock The Lady's Birthday
Part Songs:
Schubert   Trinklied aus dem 14 Jahrhundert
Schubert Die Nacht
Schubert Der Gondelfahrer
Schubert Im gegenwartigen Verganenes
Folk Music:
English arr.
Vahughan Williams
Bushes and Briars
English arr. Holst Song of the Blacksmith
American arr.
Slow Motion Time
American arr. Hall My Evaline

Concert 4 - 7:30pm

Baccolian Singers of London

Rogers Covey-Crump - Tenor
Paul Elliott - Tenor
Ian Humphris - Baritone
Stephen Varcoe - Bass
Brian Etheridge - Bass

Thursday, 24th March 1977

Frederic Duvernoy Trio No. 1
Schubert Impromptus in E flat and A flat Op. 90
for Piano solo
Wilfred Josephs Trio Op. 76
Brahms Trio in E flat Op. 40

Concert 5 - 7:30pm

The Schiller Trio

Nona Liddell - Violin
Ifor James - Horn
Allan Schiller - Piano

Season 30 A.G.M.

Tuesday, 26th April 1977

Annual General Meeting, 8:00pm


3 Winchester Gardens,

30th Season Committee
Chairman: Dr. A. G. Blyth   Mrs. E. Walker
Deputy Chairman: Mrs. P. H. Ponting   Mr. M. Martin
Secretary: Miss Gladys New   Mr. S. Jennings
Treasurer: Mr. R. Burton   Mr. M. Watts
  Mrs. G. Graham    

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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