Bach at St Cecilia's Hall 1980

Sunday, May 25, 1980
8 pm

Third 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
Kenneth Leighton - harpsichord
Peter Williams - harpsichord

The Edinburgh Quartet
with Boyd Pomeroy - double bass

Work(s) / Composer(s) / Opus No(s): 


Concerto in C major for Two Harpsichords, BWV 1061 ... J.S. Bach
  Adagio ovvero Largo (Quartetto tacet)

Concerto in D minor for Three Harpsichords, BWV 1064 ... J.S. Bach
  Alla Siciliano

Motets by Heinrich Schütz (1585-1672)
  'Die Himmel erzhälen die Ehre Gottes', SWV 386 ('The heavens declare the glory of God')
  'Ein Kind ist uns geboren' SWV 384 ('Unto us a child is born')


'Komm, Jesu komm', BWV 229 ... J.S. Bach
  Motet in three movements

Concerto in A minor for Four Harpsichords, BWV 1065  ... J.S. Bach
(Transcribed by J.S. Bach from Vivaldi's Concerto in A minor for Four Violins, Op. III, No. 10)

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

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.