Reid Orchestral Concert

Thursday, October 22, 1936
8.00 pm.
74th session, 21st season, 1st concert



Marie Thomson - singer
Sir Donald Tovey - conductor
Kenneth Anderson - leader of the orchestra

Work(s) / Composer(s) / Opus No(s): 

1. Overture to Fidelio ... Beethoven

2. Fourth symphony ... Mahler


3. Variations for orchestra on a theme by Haydn, op. 56a ... Brahms

4. Three Scots songs ... arranged by Ian Whyte
(a) There's nae luck aboot the hoose
(b) Willie's rare
(c) O where, tell me where?

5. Five Hungarian dances, book IV ... Brahms-Dvořák

Orchestra/Chorus Listing: 

Performance Type:

Photo of the Reid Symphony Orchestra on p.3 of the programme.

28-page booklet
Programme Notes: 

By D.F.T.

Ticket and/or Programme Price(s): 
Season ticket (Special rate for Hon. members): Grand Tier £3 (£2.15/-); Area £2. 2/- (£1. 17/6) 18/-; Upper Tier 9/-; Single Ticket Rates from 1/6 to 5/9; Programme Price: one shilling
Publicity and Reviews: 

Season 1936-37 Concert Agents:
Paterson, Sons & Co. Ltd., 27 George Street
Methven Simpson, Ltd., 83 Princes Street
Rae, Macintosh & Co. Ltd., 39 George Street
James Stephen, 59 Lothian Road
Townsend & Thomson, 79 George Street

Townsend & Thomson (music shop): 79 George Street, Edinburgh
Maitland Radio Limited
Alex Scott (wool shop)

Four historical concerts in the university music class room.
On the inside back page - list of Thursday concerts for the remainder of the season.



David Macdonald Ltd., Edinburgh

It is not clear from the programme whether the three Scots songs had piano or orchestral accompaniment; there is also no mention of a singer.