Reid Orchestral Concert

Saturday, October 31, 1942
2.30 pm.
27th season, 2nd concert



Sidney Newman - conductor
Dr John Fairbairn - leader of the orchestra

Work(s) / Composer(s) / Opus No(s): 

1. Overture: "Coriolanus", op. 62 ... Beethoven

2. Symphony in E minor, op. 95 ("From the New World") ... Dvorák

      (a) Adagio, leading to Allegro molto
      (b) Largo
      (c) Scherzo (molto vivace)
      (d) Allegro con brio


3. Rondo for orchestra ... Eugen Zádor

4. Suite: "Ma Mère L'Oye" ("Mother Goose") ... Ravel

     (a) Pavane de la Belle au bois dormant
     (b) Petit Poucet
     (c) Laideronnette, Impératrice des Pagodes
     (d) Les entretiens de la Belle et de la Bête
     (e) Le Jardin féerique

5. Variations on a theme by Haydn, op. 56a ... Brahms

Performance Type:

4-page programme
Programme Notes: 

Unsigned programme notes concerning the first three items only.

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

On page 1:
ARP 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.'

On page 4:
Programmes for the 3rd and 4th concerts of the series on 14 and 28 November.
Advert for those wishing to join the Reid Choir to attend a meeting at Messrs Rae, Macintosh & Co. Ltd at 39 George Street, on 2 November at 7.45 pm.
Advert for 1st and 2nd Edinburgh Music Club concerts on 6 November and 4 December.