Annual Reid Concert 1958

Thursday, February 13, 1958
7.30 pm

Reid Memorial Concert

Centenary of the Reid School of Music


Daphne Godson - violin
Edinburgh Wind Quintet

Sidney Newman - conductor

John Fairbairn - leader

Work(s) / Composer(s) / Opus No(s): 

The National Anthem

March for the 76th Regiment, Lord Macdonald's Highlanders. "Atholl House." ... General Reid

March of the 42nd or Old Highland Regiment (2The Garb of Old Gaul") ... General Reid

1.  Concertante in E flat for oboe, clarinet, horn and bassoon ... Mozart
  Oboe:  Margaret Rennie Moncrieff
  Clarinet:  Ronald Mackie
  Horn:  Douglas Bertram
  Bassoon:  Christine Mather

2.  Violin Concerto in D major, K. 218 ... Mozart


3.  Solo for flute and harpsichord (thoroughbass) ... General Reid
       No.1 in F major from the first set (c. 1755)
  Solo flute: George Gwilt

4.  Symphony No. 98 in B flat ... Haydn



4 page programme with one page insert
Programme Notes: 

Movement titles and programme notes provided by S.T. M.N. for the two Mozart works and the Haydn

Movement titles only for the solo flute work by General Reid.   
Name of harpsichordist is not indicated.

The back page of the programme was devoted to an brief history of the The Reid School of Music (The Music Classroom), for which the foundation stone was laid on Saturday 13th February 1858 by the Lord Provost in the presence of the Magistrates and Council, the Professor of Music and other Professors in the University. 

Inside the programme there was inserted a page devoted to a list of the portraits exhibited in the Reid School of Music during the Centenary celebrations, February 1958.  On the West wall, three portraits of General Reid; on the South wall, Professor John Thomson (portrait) and Frederick Niecks (bronze bust in relief); on the North wall, Professor John Donaldson (portrait), Professor Sir Donald Tovey (unfinished portrait); in the South entrance, Professor Sir Herbert Oakeley (portrait

Ticket and/or Programme Price(s): 
Programme: one shilling