Professor Tovey's Sunday Concert

Sunday, October 23, 1938
8.15 pm.
1938-1939, 16th season, 2nd concert



Marie Rodker - singer
Sir Donald Tovey - conductor

Work(s) / Composer(s) / Opus No(s): 

1. Songs (a) O sleep, why dost thou leave me? (from Semele) ... Handel
              (b) Strike the viol ... Purcell
                   When I am laid in earth (from Dido and Aeneas) ... Purcell

              (c) Aufenthalt ... Schubert
                   Der Sieg ... Schubert
              (d) Widmung ... Schumann

2. Three Phantasiestücke, op. 111, for pianoforte ... Schumann

3. Five Biblical Songs ... Dvorák

4. Variations on a theme of Schumann, op. 9 ... Brahms

5. Songs (a) Nebbie (clouds) ... O. Respighi
              (b) Die Georgine ... Richard Strauss
                   Heimliche Aufforderung ... Richard Strauss
              (c) Silent Noon ... Vaughan Williams
                  Der Gefangene ... A. Gretchaninow

8-page programme
Programme Notes: 

There are no programme notes.

Ticket and/or Programme Price(s): 
Programme price: threepence
Publicity and Reviews: 

There are the following adverts:

P.2 - musical instrument dealer, Thomas G. Hall
P.3 - second concert 23rd October 1938, at 8.15 pm. For details of coming concerts see page 6
PP.4-5 - Sunday concert on 30 October 1938 at 8.15 pm (pianoforte and violoncello recital).
P.6 - dates for six of Professor Tovey's Sunday concerts for the first half of the season. Ordinary rates of admission: grand tier, 2/-; area, 1/3; upper tier, 6d. Special books of 10 tickets admitting to the area for any of the series in advance from Paterson, Sons & Co. Ltd, price 10/-.
P.7 - Reid orchestral concert with programme for Thursday 27 October 1938; subscription tickets for season from £3 to 9s; single tickets from 1/6 upwards; prospectus and all information from: Paterson, Sons & Co. Ltd; Methven Simpson Ltd; Rae, Macintosh & Co. Ltd; James Stephen; and Townsend & Thomson

David MacDonald Ltd, 74 Hanover St, Edinburgh

It is not recorded which five (of the ten) Biblical Songs of Dvorák were performed on this occasion.