Bach at St Cecilia's Hall 1978

Date: 
Sunday, May 21, 1978
Time: 
8.00 pm.
Season/No: 
1978 season, 2nd concert

Second of a series of nine concerts entitled 'Bach at St Cecilia's Hall', given mostly at St Cecilia's Hall in the summer of 1978.
Inaugural concert on the new [Ahrend] organ in the Reid Concert Hall.

Participant(s): 

David Lumsden - organ

Work(s) / Composer(s) / Opus No(s): 

Programme

Fantasia for a Double Organ ... Gibbons

Voluntary in D minor for a Double Organ ... Purcell

Voluntary in A minor opus VI no. 1 ... Stanley

Kyrie from Messe ds Parroisses ... Couperin
     Plein jeu (pédale en taille)
     Fugue sur les anches
     Récit de Cromorne
     Dialogue sur la Trompette et le Cromorne
     Plein jeu

Toccata alla passacaglia ... Humphrey Searle

Hommage to Pérotin ... Myron Roberts

Pastorale in F major, BWV 590 ... J. S. Bach
      Pastorale
     (Moderato)
     (Andante)
     Fugue

Prelude and fugue in B minor, BWV 544 ... J. S. Bach

Performer(s):

Instrument / Organ Specification: 
Programme: 
Series brochure: 12 pages
Programme Notes: 

Although there are no programme notes, there is a specification of the organ built by Jürgen Ahrend (1977-8) on p.5 of the brochure.

Ticket and/or Programme Price(s): 
Season ticket (any 7 concerts) £5; Tickets £1; Student tickets 50p. Lecture and light refreshments, tickets £1
Publicity and Reviews: 

Poster on blue paper giving outline details of all nine concerts.  Tickets on sale at the Edinburgh Bookshop, George Street, Edinburgh.

On p.2 of the brochure there is a list of lectures given in support of the concerts as follows: Hans Gal, 'Piano transcriptions of Bach' (20 May at 7 pm); Peter Williams, 'The new organ in the Reid Concert Hall' (21 May at 8 pm); informal disucssion with Wouter Moller of questions arising from the performance of the Cello Suites on authentic instruments (27 May at 10 pm); and Peter Williams, 'The Goldberg Variations' (11 June at 7 pm).

[Reid] Professor: 
Printer(s): 
The Summerhall Press Limited, 12a West Newington Place, Edinburgh