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Part 2

Che faro, Orfeo ed Euridice
Cristoph Gluck

Sandman and Hansel und Gretel duet, Hansel und Gretel Engelbert Humperdinck
With Clarissa Meek

Duet, Nuit d’ivresse, Les Troyans
Hector Berlioz
With Andrew MacKenzie Wicks

Grand Duchess of Gerolstein’s aria, The Grand Duchess of Gerolstein
Jacques Offenbach

My Eyes are Smiling: Audience final rendering

I never do anything twice
Stephen Sondheim


Somewhere, West Side Story
Words, Stephen Sondheim, music, Leonard Bernstein

Wouldn’t it be loverly, My Fair Lady
Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe



Musicians supporting Carol at the concert

Laurence Rugg Principal piano/cello

Stephen Adam Piano (Miss Otis + song and dance section)

John Brackenridge Piano (cabaret section)


Andrew MacKenzie Wicks Tenor

Clarissa Meek Mezzo soprano

Claire Mooney Singer-songwriter

Maureen Charlton Violin




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The video DVD and audio CD of Carol Singing in April both contain exactly the same musical performances. The only difference is that the DVD includes continuity announcements and descriptions of songs by Carol, whereas the CD has just the songs.

Part 1

My Eyes are Smiling
Words and music by Ted Rowlands, arranged by Carol Rowlands

The Call, from Five Mystical Songs
Ralph Vaughan Williams

Rich and Rare  Folksong arrangement
Benjamin Britten

Bonne Journée
Francis Poulenc

The Tyger
Words, William Blake, music, Laurence Rugg

The man I love
George Gershwin

Dinner dues blues
Dick Perrett

Miss Otis regrets
Cole Porter

Medley by Jerome Kern
Fine romance / I won’t dance / I hear music
with John Brackenridge

My Eyes are Smiling
Ted Rowlands

Growing Older
Words by Ted Rowlands, music by Claire Mooney, violin arranged by Carol Rowlands
Sung by Claire Mooney (guitar) with Maureen Charlton (violin)

You won’t see me
Lennon and McCartney, arranged by Carol Rowlands
With John Brackenridge, Mark Oldfield, Tim Dawkins, Steve Green, Clarissa Meek, Philip Cox, Andrew MacKenzie Wicks, Russell Hibberd, Laurence Rugg on cello, Claire Mooney on guitar, Peter Rowlands on guitar and Maureen Charlton on violin


Special thanks go to Mark Oldfield (baritone) and Timothy Dawkins (bass), who performed solo numbers during the concert. These songs are not included on the albums, but for more information about their work, please visit www.markoldfield.net and www.timothydawkins.com.