Reid Orchestral Concert

Date: 
Thursday, December 3, 1959
Time: 
7.30 pm.
Season/No: 
1959-60 season, 4th concert

Festival concert commemorating Henry Purcell (c.1659-1695) and George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)

Participant(s): 

Dr John Fairbairn - leader of the orchestra
Sidney Newman - conductor
Helen Lippiatt - soloist
Evelyn Saren - soloist
George Gordon - soloist
Norman Clark - soloist
Herrick Bunney - organ

Work(s) / Composer(s) / Opus No(s): 

I. Funeral anthem: "The ways of Zion do Mourn" ... Handel

II. Organ concerto in D minor, op. 7, no. 4 ... Handel

       Adagio - allegro
       Minuet (organ solo)
       Allegro

SHORT INTERVAL

III. An Evening Hymn ... Purcell

IV. Coronation anthem: "My heart is inditing of a good matter" ... Purcell

Programme: 
4-page programme
Programme Notes: 

Text of the choral and vocal items rather than programme notes.

Ticket and/or Programme Price(s): 
Admission free.
Publicity and Reviews: 

On p.4: notice re. the annual carol party of the university musical society choir in the McEwan hall on Thursday 17 December at 7.30pm.