1887. UNIVERSITY MUSICAL SOCIETY. 1888.
UNDER THE DIRECTION OF MS. C. B. CADY AND MR. O. B. CADY,
ASSISTED BY THE
BENEFIT OF THE MT. VERNON ASSOCIATION.
By Reiqberger, with Orchestral accompar)imerit.
THURSDAY EVENING, NOVEMBER 17, 1887, AT 8 O'CLOCK.
The Davgiiter of Jaikus: a Sacred Cantata, Josef lilwtriberger
Xurratnr.........Miss Lucy Coi.e
JaintK,.....Miss Kate Jacohs
The WifenfJairus.......Mrs. Aiiklb Andkhson
The Daughter tif JairitH, Â¦ Miss Cakoi.ink 1!ai.l
Chnnix, . Members of the .School of Music and the Aniphion Club
No. 1. '"With loving kindness.''
I'lmrux: "Vi11 Â¦ loving kindness Jesus once For earth Iroin Heaven departed, To heal the sick, to raise the dead And bind the broken hcarled, A ruler great, Â¦lalrns named, His pily asked, his mercy claimed.
No. 2. "Come, honored Miister."
Jairu. Come, honored Master, I entreat, And help me in my anguish, My only child, my daughter sweet, E'en now in death doth languish. . If Thou on her wilt lay thine hand. Or say the word, stern death will stand.
Thou knowest, Lord, the secret thought
That in the heart is sighing,
Thou knows't how dear she is to inc.
And how in grief we're lying.
Oh! come, sweet Lord, and speaking save
My child, my daughter, from the grave.
No. 3. "Thus spake the Muster."
Narrator. Thus spake the Master unto him, With kindly word him raising;
No. 4. "Believe and trust in God."
Xavrator. Believe and trust in God,
And all his noble works be praising; And thou shalt see great things to-day, For laith in Him hath heen thy stay.
No. 5. "Behold! The Lord our (lod is good."
Tim of the Neighbors Behold! The Lord onr God is good, His mercy lives forever, He dries the mourner's tearful eyes, He hands of pain can sever. The couch of sickness he can soothe, With love the way of sorrow smooth.
No. 6. "Now o'er the threshold."
Narrator, Now o'er the threshold he does tread, To where the maid is lying; With flow'rs upon her breast and head The fun'ral dirge up sighing. With wail of pipe and sound of woe. The mourning women come and go.
No. 7. "O Master dear."
Vlwrux of Women. 0 Master dear. Thou com'st too late, See here the child so tender, A cruel death, and hapless fate From life and love did rend her.
To Thee we call with grief so sore With wailing deep and bitter moan, We pray Thee now some comfort pour, For Thou canst solace, Thou alone.
No. S. "Then Jesus to the Mourners said"-Narrator. Then Jesus to the Mourners said-With sad, reproachful weeping: Fear not. the maid, she.is not dead, But sweetly lies a-sleeping. Rise up! O damsel, wake, arise. And sleep no more, but ope thine eyes.
No. 9. "Thus spake the Lord."
Chorus. Thus spake the Lord, and while yet burned his words The maid awaking, Once more to life and love returned: The path of death forsaking, The gloomy road of bitter death, Rejoicing in God with life and breath.
No. 1O. " Where am I now"
The Daughter Where am I now Where have 1 been of Jairm. Yet dreaming, do I slumber I dreamt I was in Paradise 'Mid angels without numlur: Where joy and peace o'er all did reign Where suff ring dwelt not, neither pain.
I O dearest parents, blest be you, 7 "' v"','!7 ' Â° (learest l:'Sl'ter-Mest be tliou,
JmVii' ' i Wy Iuilrt is ""t'd w'th KliUlllcssI Our hearts are filled with gladness.
'Tis joy so sweet mice more to meel, Without the grief of sadness. With heart and soul and strenglh and mind, O thank the Lord, for he is kind.
No. 11. "Yea! thank the Father."
ycrralor. Yea! thank the Father evermore, Your heart uplift with praises, His Holy Name and word adore, Who death t life upraises. For he is bounteous, giveth peace, His mercy lasts, till time shall cease.
No. 12. ''Praise ye the Lord."
Chorus Finnic. I'raise ye the Lord, lift high the voice, And with the spirits singing With heart and soul and strenglh rejoice. All thanks to His name bringing He His the praise, be His the song, He is our buckler, linn and strong. Praise ye the Lord, for (Sort above Is like a father gracious, On us His sons. He sheds His love. So tender, true, capacious. From age to age his praise shall last And be renewed when time be past. Allelujah-Allelujah
I. Cavatina, ..... JoiirhlmHuff
II. The Old Kirkynrd, Thomax IT. nuil;
Miss Kate Jacobs.
III. Duo lor Pianoforte and Violin, Op. 30, No. 3, lleellionen
Allegro Assai. Tempo di Minuetto. Allegro Vivace. Miss Julia L. Caruthers and Mr. William Luclerer.
IV. Le Macon--Overture, ... Auher