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Complimentary Concert 1946

A ‘Complimentary Concert’ in Tabernacle Chapel Morriston on Saturday 19th October 1946 was billed as a public testimonial fund for Mr. Ivor Sims and lists Mr. Sims achievements to date. The printed programme stated that it was an appreciation of his valuable service for music in the town. Participating were the Morriston Orpheus Choir; Margaret Williams, soprano; Tom Thomas, tenor; and Emlyn Phillips baritone. D J Rees was the organist and W.T.Evans was the accompanist.

Photo of Ivor Sims from the concert programme of 1946


                                              The programme
Part One
God Save the King
 
Cherubini’s Requiem
 
Part Two
 
  1. CHOIR  Unaccompanied Part Songs
    1. O Peaceful Night                       German
    2. Linden Lea                           arr Vaughan-Williams
    3. Dafydd y Garreg Wen         arr Protheroe
 
  1. TOM THOMAS 
    Onaway, Awake Beloved                  Coleridge Taylor
 
  1. CHOIR  Unaccompanied Part Songs
    1. Prospice                                   D Vaughan Thomas
    2. Y Carwr Ffyddlon                     Vincent Thomas
(Test pieces at Mountain Ash National Eisteddfod, 1946)
 
  1. MARGARET WILLIAMS 
    Let the Bright Seraphim    Samson   Handel
 
  1. EMLYN PHILLIPS 
    The Prologue     Pagliacci                  Leoncavallo
 
  1. TOM THOMAS 
    Ah, Moon of my Delight                       Lehmann
 
  1. CHOIR  Nidaros                                   Protheroe
 Hen Wlad Fy Nhadau

 
 CHOIR OFFICIALS
President     David Matthews Esq., J.P.
Chairman    Captain J. Sydney Davies, Glyncollen
Vice-Chairman     Mr. Meredith Daniel
Hon. Organisers  Messrs David Jones & D.T. Harris
Hon. Treas.  Mr Trevor Davies, Slate Street
Hon. Sec.   Mr W. M. Williams, 11 Crown Street,   Morriston

 
Committee
Messrs: J.T. Davies, Braemar, Vicarage Road
David Jones, De-la-beche Terrace
D. Sidney Owen, Morfydd Street
Tom Lewis, Mynydd Garnlwyd
Morgan Jenkins, Clase Road
Josiah Lewis, Crown Street
D.J.Rees FRCO, Llansamlet
W Gwyn Lewis, Crown Street
David Rees, Windsor House

 

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