Contemporary Music Society

Date: 
Wednesday, May 3, 1933
Time: 
8.15 pm
Season/No: 
1932-1933

Paul Hindemith programme

Participant(s): 

[Reid] Chamber Orchestra
Stewart Deas - conductor
Mona Benson - contralto

W. Watt Jupp - first violin
J.M. Begbie - second violin
John Fairbairn - viola
Dorothy Godfrey - 'cello
O. Ainley - bass
R.I. Boddington - flute
A. Mortimer - clarinet
E.F. Worsley - bassoon
W. Worsley - horn
A. Lockwood - trumpet
Kemlo Stephen - percussion
Dr Mary Grierson - pianoforte

Work(s) / Composer(s) / Opus No(s): 

Paul Hindemith programme

1. Suite from "The Demon", op. 28
     1. Dance of the Demon
     2. Dance of the Coloured Ribbons
     3. Dance of the Frightened Swallows
     4. Dance of the Demon (Passacaglia)
     5. Introduction to Scene 2
     6. Dance of the Child
     7. Dance of the Flowing Garment
     8. Dance of the Wide-open Orchid
     9. Finale, Dance of the Demon

     (first performance in Scotland)

2. Die junge Magd, op. 23, no. 2
     Six poems by Georg Trakl for Alto voice, with flute, Clarinet and String Quartet

     (first performance in Great Britain)

3. Kammermusik no. 1, op. 24, no. 1
     1. Sehr schnell und wild
     2. Mässig schnelle Halbe
     3. Quartet, Sehr langsam und mit Ausdruck
     4. Finale: "1921."  Ausserst lebhaft

     (first performance in Scotland)

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Programme Notes: 

No programme notes

First Performance in Scotland: 
Suite from "The Demon", op. 28
Kammermusik, op. 24 no. 1
Die Junge Magd, op. 23, no. 2