Reid Chamber Concert

Sunday, January 24, 1988
7.45 pm

Neil Mackie - tenor
John Blakely - piano

Work(s) / Composer(s) / Opus No(s): 


I'll sail upon the dog-star ... Purcell/Britten
If music be the food of love ... Purcell/Britten
Man is for the woman made ... Purcell/Britten

Song Cycle: Earth, Sweet Earth ... (Laudes Terrae) opus. 94 ... Kenneth Leighton
"There was no thought in any of us ..." (Ruskin)
Inversnaid (Hopkins)
Contemplation - "In the snow ..." (Hopkins)
The Ashtree (Hopkins)
Binsey Poplars (Hopkins)
Hurrahing in the Harvest (Hopkins)
Ribblesdale (Hopkins)

 (Scottish premiere - commissioned by Neil Mackie in memory of Peter Pears)

(During the interval the University Collection of Historic Musical Instruments will be open to members of the audience)

Unpublished songs ... Benjamin Britten
  The Children and Sir Nameless (Hardy)
  If it's ever Spring again (Hardy)
  Three rhymes by William Soutar
    Dawtie's Devotion
    The Gully

i: Five songs of e.e. cummings ... Raymond Monelle
  (first concert performance)

Song Cycle: Scotch Minstrelsy ... Judith Weir
  Bessie Bell and Mary Gray
  Bonnie James Campbell
  Lady Isobel and the Elf-Knight
  The Gypsy Laddie
  The braes of Yarrow



Performance Type:

4-page gold A4 folded
Programme Notes: 

Programme notes by Kenneth Leighton, Raymond Monelle and Judith Weir

Ticket and/or Programme Price(s): 
Tickets £3.50, Concessions £2.50 available from Edinburgh University Music Faculty Office, 12 Nicolson Square and at the door
[Reid] Professor: 
Faculty of Music

Next concert listed at the end of the printed programme

First Performance in Scotland: 
Solo Cantata: 'Earth, Sweet Earth ... (aludes Terrae), opus 94' (1985/86)
First Performance in World: 
'i' - Five songs set to texts by e.e. cummings