Reid Orchestral Concert

Saturday, January 20, 1940
2.30 pm.
24th season, 4th concert



Dr Mary Grierson - conductor

Work(s) / Composer(s) / Opus No(s): 

1. Brandenburg concerto no. 3 (for string orchestra) ... Bach


2. Siegfried Idyll ... Wagner

3. Suite, "Rakastava" ("the lover") for strings and percussion ... Sibelius

        The lovers
        The lovers walk

4. Two movements from the ballet music to "Rosamunde" ... Schubert

5. Symphony in C major ("Jupiter") ... Mozart

      Allegro vivace
      Andante cantabile
      Menuetto. Allegretto
      Finale. Allegretto molto

Performance Type:

4-page programme
Programme Notes: 

There are no programme notes.

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

On p.3 - notice for the fifth concert of the series on Saturday 3 February, conducted by Sir Henry Wod; programme advertised as including Beethoven's fifth symphony.

           - notice for the fourth chamber music concert of the series on Saturday 10 February at 2.30pm; advertised as a programme of Dvorak string quartets. Tickets from: Paterson Sons & Co. Ltd; the university matriculation office; and at the door.

On p.4 (outside back page) - advertisement, under the patronage of the Lord Provost of the city of Ediburgh and General Sir Charles J. C. Grant, for a 'popular operatic concert in aid of the Scottish services musical entertainment fund' at the Usher hall on Saturday 27 January. The Reid symphony orchestra is advertised as being led by Dr John Fairbairn, conducted by Dr Mary Grierson, and featuring Madame Helen Ogilvie. Tickets 5/, 3/6, 2/6, 2/ and 1/3 from Messrs Paterson, Sons & Co Ltd.


On p.1 - A.R.P. (air raid precaution) notice: There is complete Air Raid accommodation in the basement of the Hall and the corridors. Shelters are also available at the West End (St John's Church) and in Rutland Square. In the event of an air raid an announcement will be made from the platform.