Reid Orchestral Concert

Date: 
Friday, December 14, 1945
Time: 
7.30 pm.
Season/No: 
30th season, 6th concert

Venue:

Participant(s): 

Sidney Newman - conductor
Dr John Fairbairn - leader of the orchestra
Edinburgh Royal Choral Union (James Moodie - conductor)
Janette Sclanders - soloist
Mona Benson - soloist
John Tainsh - soloist
Stanley Pope - soloist

Work(s) / Composer(s) / Opus No(s): 

1. Overture: "The consecration of the house" (op. 124) ... Beethoven

2. Selection from the ballet-music, "The men of Prometheus" (op. 43) ... Beethoven

INTERVAL

3. Symphony in D minor no. 9 (op. 125) ("the choral symphony") ... Beethoven

        1. Allegro ma non troppo, un poco maestoso
        2. Scherzo: molto vivace, alternating with presto
        3. Adagio molto e cantabile, alternating with andante moderato
        4. Finale: presto alternating with quotations from previous movements leading to allegro assai. Resumption of presto
                       and intervention of baritone solo folowed by choral finale (setting of Schiller's "ode to joy")

Performance Type:

Programme: 
4-page programme
Programme Notes: 

Programme notes by S.T.M.N.

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

On p.4: orchestral list plus programme for the 7th concert of the series on 28 December.