is of course well known as a member of the village community and
also because of her work in television and theatre.
programme was as varied as it was delightful, carrying us on a
musical journey from the early 18th century Canon Sonata
no 2 of Telemann to 20th century Jazz Duets and exposing
us to the work of well known and less well known composers.
It is difficult to single out any one work as being
particularly rewarding as everything was so worthy of our attention
and delight, but I especially enjoyed the arrangements for two
violins by Bill Thorpe of a contrasting series of folk songs.
These sometimes haunting melodies gave such ample scope for
displaying the superb rapport that was apparent between the two
readings provided an ideal link between the musical offerings
providing a subtle blend of humour and reflection which put us in an
appropriate mood for the music that was to follow.
was apparent from remarks overheard during the refreshments served
by the Friends of Westbury Church who had sponsored the evening that
the enjoyment was universal.
Many mentioned the excellent ensemble that was so apparent in
the playing, no doubt fostered by the evident enjoyment displayed by
Angela and Charlotte as they played together and which they
communicated so well to their audience.
Let us hope that this will not be the last time we are able
to enjoy such an evening in our church.
OF THE CONCERT NOW AVAILABLE FOR ONLY £6.00
concert was recorded by Gary Amos, who has now produced a
professional quality CD of the entire event.
If you would like a souvenir of this memorable evening, or
missed the concert and would like to hear it, please place your
orders and money with Jo Atkinson (870600) before 30 June.
The CD is priced at £6.00 a copy, and, thanks to the generosity of
Gary Amos, any profits are being donated to the Friends of Westbury