Reid Orchestral Concert

Date: 
Friday, November 30, 1945
Time: 
7.30 pm.
Season/No: 
30th season, 5th concert

Music for ballet and film.

Venue:

Participant(s): 

John Fairbairn - conductor
Arthur Bliss - guest conductor
Peter McKinley - leader of the orchestra

Work(s) / Composer(s) / Opus No(s): 

1. Prelude and spitfire fugue ... Walton

2. "Job": a masque for dancing ... Vaughan Williams
        (first concert performance in Edinburgh)

INTERVAL

3. Suite from the ballet: "Checkmate" ... Arthur Bliss
        (conducted by the composer)

4. Prelude: "L'après midi d'un Faune" ... Debussy

5. Saudades do Brazil: suite of dances ... Darius Milhaud

       Overture
       Ipanema
       Laranjeiras
       Gavea

Performance Type:

Programme: 
4-page programme
Programme Notes: 

Programme notes by J.F. [John Fairbairn].

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

On p.4: orchestral list and programme for the 6th concert of the series on 14 December; plus a general advert for the 'Reid Saturday Night Concerts'.

First Performance in Edinburgh: 
"Job": a masque for dancing