Akina Choir 1944



Annual Concert
9th NOVEMBER, 1944

Conductor: MARION STEELE, L.R.S.M.
Accompanist: ALICE EDRIDGE, L.R.S.M.




String Group – Fiddle Dance   Fletcher
Chorus – Sir Eglamore – Traditional arr. Balfour Gardiner
Solo – When Daisies Pied   Arne
Mary Wilson
Chorus – Shepherd’s Dance   Edward German
Trio – Celtic Lullaby   Traditional arr. Roberton
Rosamund MacDonell, Delcie Hertz, Zelda Spence.
Chorus – Oh! Had I Jubal’s Lyre – Handel, arr. Markham Lee
Piano Solo – Romance   Mozart
Wenda Heald
Chorus – When Twilight Weaves – Beethoven, arr. Branscombe
Duet – When Silent Night   Giordigiani
Dulcie Loach and Barbara Bruce
Unison –-(a)   Now Fades the Sun’s Last Lingering Ray – Franz
(b)   Lonely Woods   Lully



Violins only – Finale from Quartette in G   Lachner
Chorus – Hungarian Dance No. 5 – Brahms, arr. Wales
Violin Solo – Mazurka   Mylnarski
Judith Edridge
Chorus – Fairest Evening   Offenbach, arr Rhys-Herbert
Request Chorus – Old Mother Hubbard – Hutchinson, arr. Diack
Trio – Farewell   Franz, arr. Steele
Helen Edridge and Mary Wilson
Judith Edridge and Rosamund MacDonell
Rae Lascelles and Zelda Spence
Chorus – O The Pleasant Spring – Mendelssohn, arr. Lavater
Solo – Damon   Stange
Helen Edridge
Chorus – A Maiden’s Wish   Chopin-Liszt, arr. Mansfield
Chorus – Farewell   Schubert, arr. Diack


S. Bishop, B. Cowan, C. Doig, H. Edridge, C. George, J. Gigg, B. Graham, S. Hannah, B. Hellyer, D. Hertz, H. Hunter, D. Loach, H. MacDonald, J. MacDonell, R. MacDonell, M. McCormick, B. McQuilkin, B. Maddox, J. Mitchell, B. Riach, F. Roberts, C. Ryall, D. Shields, S. Sparksman, J. Thear, P. Totty, P. Valance, R. Webb, M. Wilson.

D. Baldwin, J. Bond, B. Bruce, E. Cody, H. Cody, C. Eberhard, J. Edridge, M. Fail, M. Gilmore, W. Heald, J. Hellyer, E. Joll, B. Kelt, R. Lascelles, J. Lockie, A. Lockie, F. Mclean, B. McLeod, S. O’Driscoll, N. Painter, J. Paton, H. Polglase, B. Sharpin, F. Single, Z. Spence, A. Stokes, B. Treacher, B. Upchurch, S. Verry, A. Wairoa, H. Wake.

(String Group)
(Trained by Frances Fox, L.R.A.M., A.R.C.M.):

Violins – Judith Edridge (Leader), Lewis Bowen, Barbara Bruce, Cynthia Eberhard, Janet Hellyer, Avery Jack, Godfrey Mackersey, Juliet Paton, Bernard O’Brien.
Viola – Wenda Heald.
Violoncello – Marion Steele.

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9 November 1944


  • D Baldwin
  • S Bishop
  • J Bond
  • Lewis Bowen
  • Barbara Bruce
  • Elsa Cody
  • H Cody
  • Barbara Cowan
  • C Doig
  • Cynthia Eberhard
  • Alice Edridge
  • Helen Edridge
  • Judith Edridge
  • M Fail
  • C George
  • J Gigg
  • M Gilmore
  • B Graham
  • S Hannah
  • Wenda Heald
  • B Hellyer
  • Janet Hellyer
  • Delcie Hertz
  • Heather Hunter
  • Avery Jack
  • E Joll
  • B Kelt
  • Rae Lascelles
  • Dulcie Loach
  • A Lockie
  • J Lockie
  • H MacDonald
  • J MacDonell
  • Rosamund MacDonell
  • Godfrey Mackersey
  • B Maddox
  • M McCormick
  • F McLean
  • B McLeod
  • B McQuilkin
  • J Mitchell
  • Bernard O'Brien
  • S O'Driscoll
  • N Painter
  • Juliet Paton
  • H Polglase
  • B Riach
  • F Roberts
  • C Ryall
  • B Sharpin
  • D Shields
  • F Single
  • S Sparksman
  • Zelda Spence
  • Marion Steele
  • A Stokes
  • Joy Thear
  • P Totty
  • B Treacher
  • B Upchurch
  • P Valance
  • S Verry
  • A Wairoa
  • H Wake
  • R Webb
  • Mary Wilson

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