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Concert To Honor U-M Prof. Price

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17
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June
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1971
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JtSsKO-. A To honor Prof. F. Percival Price, who retires July 1 after 32 years at the University of Michigan, his former students will gather in Ann Arbor tomorrow to play a concert of his carillon music. The recitals wiE begin at noon and continue until 4 p.m. when a reception will be given for Prof. and Mrs. Price at the Michigan League. Miss Cassandra St. Clair, a junior pre-medical student at the University, will begin the afternoon's concert with Handel's "Sonata for a Musical Clock" edited by Price; a Hawaiian lullaby "Pu Pu I Hinu Hinu" written for Price's F granddaughter, Miss Kathleen McCree; "Children's Suite" by Price; "Suite for Glockenspiel" by Bender; and "Mein jung frisch Herz" and "Weiss wie ein Blumlen," both of which Price arranged. . R. Hudson Ladd, who will succeed Prof. Price as University Carillonrieur, will begin his all-Price program at 12:35 p.m. with "Victory Rhapsody," "Sketch No. 3," "Prelude and Solfreggietto" (from "Sonata for 30 Bells"), "Kellosaeval Variations" (on I a theme by Sibelius), "Sketch I No. 4" and "Rhapsody No. 4 for Two Carillonneurs." The last work will be played by Ladd and William De Turk. At 1:30 p.m., Milford I Myhre, now carillonneur at the famous Bok Singing Tower at the Mountain Lake Sanctuary in Lake Wales, Fla., will play the following arrangements and compositions of his former teacher: l"The Bells of London" (writIten by Byrd), "Aurora Borealis" and "Concealed fcnow" from "The Canadian Suite," "Three Sea Chanties," "Andante from Sonata for 47 Bells," and "Two Mexican Folksongs." Myhre will also play "Sonata 1956" by Roy Hamlin Johnson, and "Allegretto" from Symphony No. 53 by Haydn and arranged by Myhre himself . William De Turk will playi beginning a t 2:20 p . m . : "Carillon Study No. 7," by Price; "Nicaea," "Ton-y-botel," "Vigiles et Sancti," "Caller Herrin'," and "Lara's Theme," all arranged by Price; his own composition dedicated to Prof. Prieel "Compo for Carillon," andl his arrangement of Charles I Ives' "Variations on 'America'." De Turk is currently director of music at the Reformation Lutheran Church, Toledo, Ohio. The final concert at 3:15 p.m. will be given by Albert Gerken, presently University Carillonneur and assistant professor of music theory at the University of Kansas.