Edinburgh University Musical Society Concert

Date: 
Wednesday, March 2, 1966
Time: 
7.30 pm.
Season/No: 
1965-66 season, 8th concert

Venue:

Participant(s): 

The Reid Orchestra
Edinburgh University Musical Society Choir

Gerald English - tenor
Ifor James - horn
Colin Kingsley - pianoforte
Dr John Fairbairn - leader of the orchestra
Sidney Newman - conductor
Edward Harper - conductor

Work(s) / Composer(s) / Opus No(s): 

1. Symphony no. 5 in D major ... Vaughan Williams

     Preludio (moderato - allegro - moderato)
     Scherzo (presto)
     Romanza (lento)
     Passacaglia

2. "Psalmus Hungaricus", op. 13 ... Zoltan Kodaly

     for tenor solo, chorus and orchestra

INTERVAL

3. Serenade for tenor solo, horn and strings, op. 31 ... Britten

      Pastoral
      Nocturne
      Elegy
      Dirge
      Hymn
      Sonnet
      Epilogue

4. The Rio Grande ... Constant Lambert

     for chorus, orchestra and solo pianoforte

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Group/Ensemble: 
Programme: 
8-page programme
Programme Notes: 

Programme notes by S.T.M.N. plus texts of Kodaly's 'Psalmus Hungaricus', Britten's 'Serenade for tenor, horn and strings', and Lambert's 'Rio Grande'.

Ticket and/or Programme Price(s): 
Ticket prices: 8/6, 7/-, 5/6 (reserved seats); 4/- (unreserved seats). Programme price: 1/6
Notes: 

The National Federation of Music Societies, to which the Edinburgh University Musical Society is affiliated, supports this concert with funds provided by the Arts Council of Great Britain.