Reid Chamber Concert

Date: 
Thursday, March 5, 1959
Time: 
7.30 pm.
Season/No: 
1958-59 season, 8th concert
Participant(s): 

The Aeolian String Quartet:
Sydney Humphreys
Trevor Williams
Watson Forbes
Derek Simpson

Work(s) / Composer(s) / Opus No(s): 

1. Quartet in B flat [sic], op. 74 ("The harp") ... Beethoven

       Poco adagio leading to
       Allegro
       Adagio ma non troppo
       Presto
       Allegretto con variazioni

2. String quartet no. 1, op. 32 ... Kenneth Leighton

      Con moto
      Lento sostenuto
      Allegro molto e ritmico

INTERVAL

3. Quartet in A flat major, op. 105 ... Dvorák

      Adagio, ma non troppo, leading to
      Allegro appassionato
      Molto vivace
      Lento e molto cantabile
      Allegro, non tanto

Performance Type:

Programme: 
4-page programme
Programme Notes: 

Programme notes by M.G. [Mary Grierson] concerning the quartets by Beethoven and Dvorák; notes by K.L. [Kenneth Leighton] concerning his own string quartet.

Ticket and/or Programme Price(s): 
Programme price: one shilling
Notes: 

The key of the quartet op. 74 by Beethoven is incorrectly given as B flat; it is in E flat.