Souvenir Reid Orchestral Concert 1920

Thursday, March 4, 1920
1919-20, Souvenir concert

Souvenir of the Twenty-fifth concert of the Reid Orchestra


Reid Orchestra

Conductor: Professor Donald Francis Tovey

Work(s) / Composer(s) / Opus No(s): 

Marches nos. IV ("The Garb of Old Gaul") and V ... General Reid
  (As scored by Peter Winter, circa 1803)

Symphony no. 100 (Salomon no. 12) in B flat ... Haydn
Largo, leading to Allegro vivace
  Menuetto.  Allegro
  Finale. Presto

Scherzo in G minor ... Mendelssohn
  (arranged from the Octet by the composer)


Interval of ten minutes


Prelude to Sappho ... Granville Bantock
(The orchestral introduction to a series of nine settings for Alto and Orchestra of poems by Sappho.)

Conte Féerique, Op.29 ... Rimsky-Korsakov

Overture,  "Leonora No.3" ... Beethoven


Orchestra/Chorus Listing: 
28 page booklet
Programme Notes: 

There are no formal programme notes for the works performed in this concert but there are movement titles and a quotation is attached to the Rimsky-Korsakoff piece.
Instead, in this souvenir programme there is an introduction and information on the history of the Reid Concerts, a list of works performed and a programme of classes in the Faculty of Music, 1919-20.  Four of the seven articles are written by Professor Tovey.

1.  Introduction
2.  Former Reid Festivals
3.  Edinburgh University Historical Concert, 1892-1914
4.  The needs of an orchestra
5.  Choral music at the Reid Concerts
6.  General Reid's music
7.  University Musical Education
8.  Programme of classes, 1919-1920
9.  List of works performed

David Macdonald Ltd., 74 Hanover Street, Edinburgh

Season 1919-20

Last Concert
Sketch Programme (subject to addition and alteration)
Fourth Concert (Afternoon series, Saturday 20th March 1920)

Overture:  "The consecretion of the house" ... Beethoven
Violin concerto ... Mendelssohn
Aria with orchestra and violin obligato ... Mozart
Double concerto for violin and violoncello ... Brahms
Symphonic variations ... Dvorak

Violin - Miss Jelly D'Aranyi        Violoncello - Mr Arthur Williams
Singer - Madame Lucy Romain