Historical Concert

Date: 
Wednesday, January 24, 1900
Season/No: 
1899-1900, Concert III of V

A Purcell concert.

Participant(s): 

Members of Mr Moonie's choir
A band of stringed instruments, led by Mr H. Dambmann
Miss Amy Gallon - soprano solo
Miss Lily Johnston - soprano solo
Miss Stuart Reid - soprano solo
Miss Nina Horsburgh - alto solo
Miss Mary Latta - alto solo
Mr J. A. Y. Stronach - tenor solo
Mr Robert Burnett - bass solo
Mr A. Scott Jupp - organ and piano
Mr J. A. Moonie - conductor

Work(s) / Composer(s) / Opus No(s): 

Programme of compositions by Henry Purcell

PART I

1. "Te deum laudamus", in D major, for soli, chorus, stringed instruments, and organ

2. The ninth of "ten sonatas in four parts", called "The Golden Sonata"

3. "In these delightful, pleasant groves", chrous, from the music to Shadwell's "The Libertine"

4. "Nymphs and shepherds", song from the music to Shadwell's "The Libertine"

5. "Thy hand, Belinda, darkness shade me", recitative, and "when I am laid in earth", aria, from the opera "Dido and Aeneas"

6. (a) "Come unto these yellow sands", and

    (b) "Full fathom five"

     Solos and choruses, from the music to Shadwell's "The Tempest"

7. "Britons strike home", tenor solo and chorus, from the music to Powell's adaptation of Beaumont and Fletcher's "Bonduca"

 

PART II

8. Three scenes from the music to Dryden's "King Arthur", for soli, chorus, stringed instruments, and organ

     (a) Sacrificial scene

     (b) The song of victory

     (c) The frost scene

 

Group/Ensemble: 
Programme: 
4-page booklet
Programme Notes: 

There are no programme notes.

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

On p.4 - dates and programmes of the five historical concerts for the 1899-1900 season.