Bach at St Cecilia's Hall 1979

Sunday, May 13, 1979
8 pm

Second in a series of six concerts entitled 'Bach at St Cecilia's Hall' given mostly at St Cecilia's Hall in the summer of 1979.


Jaap Schröder - baroque violin
Alda Stuurop - baroque violin
Wouter Möller - baroque cello

Peter Williams - harpsichord

Work(s) / Composer(s) / Opus No(s): 

Sonnatas of III Parts: TwoViolins and Basse: To the Organ of Harpsechord.  Composed by Henry Purcell, Composer in Ordinary to his most Sacred Majesty, and organist of his Chappell Royall, London, Printed for the Author: and sold by I Playford and I Carr at the Temple, Fleet Street, 1685.

Sonata no. 7 in E minor
 (Grave)  Canzona   Largo
  Grave  Vivace-Adagio

Sonata no. 8 in G major
 (Allegro moderato)  
  Poco Largo-Allegro   Grave-Vivace  

Sonata no. 9 in C minor
 (Grave)   Largo   Canzona
  Adagio    Allegro


Sonata no. 10 in A major
 (Allegro)   Largo

Sonata no. 11 in F minor
 (Grave)   Canzona
  Adagio   Largo  

Sonata no. 12 in D major
 Adagio   Canzona    Poco   Largo
  Grave-Presto  Allegro

8-page booklet on green paper
Programme Notes: 

No programme notes

This first complete performance of the Purcell Trio Sonatas has been prepared from the new edition made by Michael Tilmouth for the Purcell Society.  [set of 12 performed over two concerts on 12 and 13 May 1979]

Ticket and/or Programme Price(s): 
Tickets £1 (season ticket £5 for six concerts), Student tickets 50p, on sale at the Edinburgh Book Shop, George Street
Publicity and Reviews: 

Poster on green paper giving outline details of the six concerts

[Reid] Professor: 
Summerhall Press, Edinburgh


Presented by the Faculty of Music, University of Edinburgh, which acknowledges the financial assistance of the Scottish Arts Council for the two concerts on 12 and 13 May.
During the interval coffee and biscuits will be on sale in the Laigh Room by kind assistance of the Friends of St Cecilia's Hall.
Harpsichord restoration by John Barnes.  Pitch a'=440Hz