Huddersfield Daily Chronicle (17/Feb/1899) - Local News: Concert

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The Carlile Institute, Meltham, was packed on Monday evening to hear a concert by Mr. Walter Beaumont and party. The following programme was gone through :— Madrigal, "Brightly dawns our wedding day" ; recital, "The women of Mumbles Head," Miss Hornsby ; song, "The windmill," Mr. W. Beaumont ; song, "O Divine Redeemer," Miss Dyson ; song, "The scent of the lilies," Mr. H. Collin ; song, "The voice of the Father," Miss E.B. Ramsden ; recital, "The surgeon's child," Miss Hornsby ; duet, "Excelsior," Messrs. Collin and Beaumont ; quartet, "Where are you going to my pretty maid," ; song, "Waiting," Miss Dyson ; song, "Who'll buy my lavender," Miss Ramsden ; song, "A Bedouin love song," Mr. Beaumont ; recital, "Ask ma," Miss Hornsby ; song, "Mary," Mr. Collin ; song, "Island of dreams," Miss Dyson ; and concluding with the quartet, "Sweet and low." The concert was of a most enjoyable nature, and Misses Dyson and Ramsden, and Mr. H. Collin were each encored. Miss Hornsby, the elocutionist, had a splendid reception, and her efforts were extremely enjoyable. Mr. John Wood was an efficient and capable accompanist.