Annual Reid Concert 1937

Thursday, February 11, 1937
8.00 pm.
74th session, 21st season, 6th concert



Leon Goossens - solo oboe
Kenneth Anderson - solo violin and leader of the orchestra
Sir Donald Tovey - conductor

Work(s) / Composer(s) / Opus No(s): 

1. "Paris" symphony (K. 297) ... Mozart
Allegro assai

2. Concerto in A major for oboe d'amore, with strings and continuo ... Bach

3. Orchestral dances ... Mozart


4. March, "The Garb of old Gaul" ... General Reid

5. Concerto in C minor for violin and oboe (restored from the clavier version) ... Bach

6. Fourth symphony ... Beethoven

Performance Type:

20-page booklet
Programme Notes: 

By D.F.T.

Ticket and/or Programme Price(s): 
Season ticket (Special rate for Hon. members):Grand Tier £3 (£2.15/-); Area £2. 2/- (£1. 17/6) 18/-; Upper Tier 9/-; Single Ticket Rates from 1/6 to 5/9; Programme Price: one shilling
Publicity and Reviews: 

Townsend & Thomson (music shop): 79 George Street, Edinburgh
Maitland Radio Limited
Alex Scott (wool shop)

On p.17, the 'raison-d'être' of the Reid Symphony Orchestra is given.

On the inside back page - list of Thursday concerts for the remainder of the season.

David Macdonald Ltd., Edinburgh

The concerto for oboe d'amore in A major and the concerto in C minor for violin and oboe are arrangements of the harpsichord concerto in A major (BWV 1055) and the concerto for two harpsichords in C minor (BWV 1060) respectively.

Season 1936-37 Concert Agents:
Paterson, Sons & Co. Ltd., 27 George Street
Methven Simpson, Ltd., 83 Princes Street
Rae, Macintosh & Co. Ltd., 39 George Street
James Stephen, 59 Lothian Road
Townsend & Thomson, 79 George Street