Annual Reid Concert 1905

Thursday, February 16, 1905
1904-1905, Concert IV of IV

The Overture from Monteverdi to Wagner.


About fifty members of the Scottish orchestra
Mr Henri Verbrugghen - leader of the orchestra
Professor Niecks - conductor

Work(s) / Composer(s) / Opus No(s): 

In memory of General Reid, founder of the chair of music in the University of Edinburgh

Introduction, pastoral, and march ... General Reid

Programme of overtures

Early essays

1. Toccata to "Orfeo" ... Claudio Monteverdi

2. Sinfonia to "Il Giasone" ... Francesco Cavalli

The old overture

3. Overture to "Roland" ... Jean Baptiste Lully

4. Sinfonia to "La Rosaura" ... Alessandro Scarlatti

5. Overture to "Giustino" ... George Frederick Handel

The modern classical overture

6. Overture to "Iphigénie en Aulide" with Mozart's ending ... Christoph Willibald Gluck

7. Overture to "Die Zauberflöte" ... Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

8. Overture to "Anacreon" ... Maria Luigi Cherubini

9. Overture to "Egmont" ... Ludwig van Beethoven

The modern romantic overture

10. Overture to "La Gazza ladra" ... Gioacchino Rossini

11. Overture to "Euryanthe" ... Carl Maria von Weber

12. Overture, "The Hebrides" ... Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy

13. Overture to "Zanetta" ... Daniel François Esprit Auber

14. Overture to "Manfred" ... Robert Schumann

15. Overture to "Die Meistersinger" ... Richard Wagner


12-page booklet
Programme Notes: 

Page 3 - In memory of General Reid
Pages 6-11 - six-page essay entitled 'historical sketch of the overture.'

Ticket and/or Programme Price(s): 
Fee for series: 10/6
Publicity and Reviews: 

On the outside back page - dates and programmes of the four historical concerts.