Historical Concert

Date: 
Wednesday, November 11, 1908
Season/No: 
1908-1909, Concert I of IV

A J. S. Bach concert, chiefly of solo church cantatas.

Participant(s): 

Miss Betty Booker - soprano
Mr J. Francis Harford - bass
Mr John P. Conn - solo and first violin
Mr B. G. Magrath - second violin
Mr D. E. Nichols - viola
Mr Jas Messeas - violoncello
Mr W. S. Hinchliff - oboe
Mr Matthew Shirlaw, Mus.B, FRCO - organ

Work(s) / Composer(s) / Opus No(s): 

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

(1) Toccata in F major for organ

(2) Cantata no. 51, "Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen," for soprano, oboe, string quartet and organ
     (a) Aria: "Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen"
     (b) Recitative and Andante: "Wir beten zu dem Tempel an"
     (c) Aria: "Höchster, mache deine Güte ferner alle Morgen neu"
     (d) Chorale: "Sei Lob und Preis mit Ehren"

3. Sonata (first half) in G minor, for violin
    (a) Adagio
    (b) allegro (fuga)

4. Cantata no. 82, "Ich habe genug," for bass, oboe, string quartet and organ
    (a) Aria: "Ich habe genug"
    (b) Recitative: "Ich habe genug! Mein Trost ist nur allein, dass Jesus mein und ich sein eigen möchte sein"
    (c) Aria: "Schlummert ein, ihr matten Augen"
    (d) Reciative and arioso: "Mein Gott! wann kommt das schöne Nun? da ich in Frieden fahren werde"
    (e) Aria: "Ich freue mich auf meinen Tod"

5. Sonata (second half) in G minor, for violin
    (a) Siciliano
    (b) Presto

6. Cantata no. 58, "Ach Gott, wie manches Herzeleid", for soprano and bass, oboe, string quartet and organ
    (a) Duet for soprano and bass: "Ach Gott, wie manches Herzeleid"
    (b) Recitative for bass: "Verfolgt dich gleich die arge Welt"
    (c) Aria for soprano: "Ich bin vergnügt in meinen Leiden"
    (d) Recitative for soprano: "Kann es die Welt nicht lassen"
    (e) Duet for soprano and bass: "Ich habe vor mir ein' schwere Reis"

Programme: 
8-page booklet
Programme Notes: 

The preface to the programme is a two-page essay (pp.3-4) concerning Bach's church cantatas.

Ticket and/or Programme Price(s): 
Fee for series: 10/6
Publicity and Reviews: 

On the inside back page - dates and programmes of the four historical concerts for the 1908-1909 season.