Reid Orchestral Concert

Date: 
Friday, January 25, 1946
Time: 
7.30 pm.
Season/No: 
30th season, 9th concert

Venue:

Participant(s): 

Sidney Newman - conductor
Dr John Fairbairn - leader of the orchestra
Charles Keeling - solo baritone
Andrew Downie - solo tenor
The Reid Choir (S. Webster - assistant conductor)
The Student Singers (Joyce Fleming - conductor)
Edinburgh Bach Society (Dr Mary Grierson - conductor)

Work(s) / Composer(s) / Opus No(s): 

1. Overture: "Coriolanus" (op. 62) ... Beethoven

2. Symphony no. 6 ("Pastorale") (op. 68) ... Beethoven

       1. Awakening of happy feelings on getting out into the country
           (Allegro ma non troppo)
       2. By the brook side (Andante molto mosso)
       3. Merry gathering of the country folk (allegro), leading to
       4. Thunderstorm (allegro) leading to
       5. Shepherd's song: happy and thankful feelings after the storm (Allegretto)

INTERVAL

4. Oratorio: "Sancta Civitas" (The Holy City) ... Vaughan Williams

5. Five Mystical Songs ... Vaughan Williams

      1. Easter. "Rise, heart; thy Lord is risen"
      2. "I got me flowers to strew the way"
      3. "Love bid me welcome"
      4. The call. "Come, my way, my truth, my life"
      5. Antiphon. "Let all the world in every corner sing, my God and King"

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: programme for the 10th concert of the series on 8 February 1946.