Bach at St Cecilia's Hall 1980

Saturday, May 24, 1980
8 pm

Second in a series of seven concerts entitled 'Bach at St Cecilia's Hall' given mostly at St Cecilia's Hall in the summer of 1980.


St Cecilia Singers
directed by Herrick Bunney

Leon Coates - harpsichord
Colin Kingsley - harpsichord
Peter Williams - harpsichord

The Edinburgh Quartet
with Boyd Pomeroy - double bass

Work(s) / Composer(s) / Opus No(s): 


Concerto in F minor for One Harpsichord, BWV 1056 ... J.S. Bach

Concerto in C minorfor Two Harpsichords, BWV 1060 ... J.S. Bach

Motets by Heinrich Schütz (1585-1672)
  'Tröstet, tröstet mein Volk', SWV 382 (Isaiah 40:  'Comfort ye, my people')
  'Ich weiss, dass mein Erlöser lebt' SWV 393 ('I know that my redeemer lives')


'Jesu Meine Freude', BWV 227

Concerto in C major for Three Harpsichords, BWV 1064


Instrument / Organ Specification: 
8-page booklet on salmon paper
Programme Notes: 

No programme notes


Ticket and/or Programme Price(s): 
Tickets £1.20 (season ticket £6 for six concerts), Student tickets 60p, on sale at the Edinburgh Bookshop, George Street
Publicity and Reviews: 

Poster on red paper giving outline details of all seven concerts

[Reid] Professor: 
Summerhall Press, Edinburgh

Lecture by Michael Turnbull at 7 pm in the Laigh Room, on 'The German Concerto?'.  
Refreshments in the Laigh Room after the talk, tickets £1.20.

Presented by the Faculty of Music, University of Edinburgh.
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 and Grant O'Brien.