Bach at St Cecilia's Hall 1980

Sunday, June 8, 1980
8 pm

Sixth 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.


Peter Williams - harpsichord

Work(s) / Composer(s) / Opus No(s): 

French Suite No. 5 in G major, BWV 816 ... J. S. Bach

English Suite No. 3 in G minor, BWV 808 ... J. S. Bach
  Gavotte 1
  Gavotte 2 (musette)


Partita No. 5 in D major, BWV 828 ... J. S. Bach
Ouverture (prelude and fugue)


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 each of the seven concerts

[Reid] Professor: 
Summerhall Press, Edinburgh

The French Suite and Partita are performed according to the New Bach Edition (NBA).   The Partita is identified in the programme as no. 5 but BWV 828 is more often attributed to no. 4.
Harpsichord by Goermans(?) 1764, rebuilt by Taskin 1783; low pitch (a' = c.415Hz)

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.