Bach at St Cecilia's Hall 1977

Saturday, June 4, 1977
8 pm
1977, Concert 3 of 7

Motets for two choirs


Bach Motet Choir
Patricia Hair - violoncello
Stephen Adam - violoncello
Andrew Armstrong - organ
Peter Backhouse - organ
Boyd Pomeroy - double bass
directed by Herrick Bunney

Work(s) / Composer(s) / Opus No(s): 

Programme of music by J.S. Bach

Motet:  "Komm, Jesu komm",  BWV 229

Four duets (Clavierübung III), BWV 802-805
 2. F major
 4. A minor
 1. E minor
 3. G major

Motet: "Singet dem Herrn", BWV 225


Chorale preludes, preceded and followed by sung chorales
 "Allein Gott in der Hoh' sei Ehr'", BWV 717
 "Jesus, meine Zuversicht", BWV 728
 "Von himmel hoch da komm' ich her", BWV 701

Motet: "Jesu meine Freude", BWV 227 
 (preceded by organ chorale BWV 713)


for English texts, see attached sheet

Present day pitch
Organs: Organo di legno, c. 1690 (anon. English) and c. 1750 (anon. English)


12-page booklet on beige paper outlining all seven concerts
Programme Notes: 

No programme notes.

Ticket and/or Programme Price(s): 
Tickets 75p (Season Ticket for any 6 concerts, £4)
Publicity and Reviews: 

Publicity posters in two sizes on beige paper with green print, outlining all seven concerts with details of ticket prices.  Tickets on sale at the Edinburgh Bookshop, George Street, Edinburgh.
Several advertisements in the press in advance of the series (7 May 1977) and in advance of each concert.  

Programme is in the form of a brochure with details of all seven concerts.

[Reid] Professor: 
Summerhall Press Ltd. Edinburgh

During the interval of the concert coffee and biscuits on sale in the Laigh Room by kind assistance of the Friends of St Cecilia's Hall

Harpsichord/organ maintenance by John Barnes and Grant O'Brien