Edinburgh University Musical Society Concert

Wednesday, March 4, 1953
7.30 pm.
1952-53 season, 8th concert



Reid Symphony Orchestra
Professor Sidney Newman - conductor
Dr John Fairbairn - leader of the orchestra

Edinburgh University Musical Society Choir
John Tainsh - tenor soloist

Work(s) / Composer(s) / Opus No(s): 


"Psalmus Hungaricus" for tenor solo, chorus and orchestra, op. 13 ... Zoltan Kodaly
  (first Edinburgh Performance)

Symphony in B minor (unfinished), (1822) ... Schubert
  1.  Allegro moderato
  2.  Andante con moto


"In Windsor Forest" ... Vaughan Williams
(A choral cantata derived from the opera, "Sir John in Love")
  1.  The conspiracy : "Sigh no more, ladies"
  2.  Drinking Song : "Back and side go bare, go bare, Both foot and hand go cold."
  3.  Falstaff and the fairies
  4.  Wedding Chorus : "See the chariot at hand here of ove wherein my lady rideth."
  5.  Epilogue : "Whether men do laugh or weep."

At the end of the programme, there will be a repeat performance of "Psalmus Hungaricus" ... Kodaly

folded & printed 4 page A5
Programme Notes: 

Programme note on the Kodaly by S.T.M.N. 

The English text [Kodaly] is by Edward J. Dent, and is printed in the programme by permission of Universal Edition (Alfred A. Kalmus, London)

Ticket and/or Programme Price(s): 
Ticket prices: 3/6d and 2/6d from Rae Macintosh, 39 George St; from members of the choir; from the Reid School of Music and at the door. Concession rates to parties of ten or more. Students admitted free on production of matriculation card.
First Performance in Edinburgh: 
Psalmus Hungaricus, for tenor, chorus and orchestra, op. 13