Orchestral Concert (Fundraising)

Wednesday, April 29, 1942
7.00 pm.
1941-42 season

In aid of the Edinburgh branch of the British Red Cross Society.



The Reid Symphony Orchestra
The Edinburgh Royal Choral Union
Clifford Curzon - solo pianoforte
Alexander Carmichael - solo baritone
Sidney Newman - conductor
Dr John Fairbairn - leader of the orchestra

Work(s) / Composer(s) / Opus No(s): 

1. "Blest pair of sirens" ... Hubert Parry

2. Pianoforte concerto no. 1 in B flat minor (op. 23) ... Tschaikowsky

     Allegro non troppo e molto maestoso
     Andantino simplice—prestissimo—Tempo I
     Allegro con fuoco

3. Symhonic poem, "Vltava" ... Smetana


4. Overture, "Rosamunde" ... Schubert

5. Pianoforte solos

      Moment musical n A flat ... Schubert
      Impromptu in E flat ... Schubert

6. "Pavane pour une infant défunte" ... Ravel

7. "Songs of the Sea" ... Stanford

     1. Drake's Drum
     2. Outward Bound
     3. Devon, O Devon, in wind and rain
     4. Homeward Bound
     5. The "Old Superb"

4-page programme
Programme Notes: 

Unsigned programme notes concerning Smetana's "Vltava" only.

Publicity and Reviews: 

On p.4 - dates and programmes for concerts given by the Reid Symphony Orchestra on 7, 13, 21 and 28 May 1942.