Complete Series: CCCXIX
Hill Auditorium Ann Arbor, Mich
UNIVERSITY MUSICAL SOCIETY
F. W. KELSEY, President :: :: A. A. STANLEY, Director
CHORAL UNION SERIES, 1918-19
Fortieth Season No. CCCXIX Complete Series First.'Concert
The Metropolitan Musical Bureau
IN CONCERT NINA MORGANA ELIAS BREESKIN
Salvatore Fucito at the piano for Mr. Caruso and Miss Morgana Isaac Van Grove at the piano for Mr. Breeskin
Saturday Evening, October 19th
Ann Arbor, Mich.
The Next Concert in this Series will be given by ANNA CASE, Soprano, on Sat. eve., November 16, 1918, instead of the date previously announced
1. Souvenir de Moscow..........................WieniaTvsl(i
2. Cavatina, "Come per me sereno"
3. ARIA, "Celeste Aida" from "Aida"..............., . Verdi
4. a. Caprice Espagnole .........................Chaminade
5. Songs, a. "He Loves Me"......................Chadwicli
b. "The Wee Butterfly"................Mana Zucca
c. "Summer" .........................Chaminade
6. ARIA, "Una Furtiva Lagrima"
from "L'Ehsir d'Amore"............Donizetti
7. Gypsy Airs ..................................Sarasate
8. Shadow Dance, from "Dinorah".................Meyerbeer
9. ARIA, "Vesti La Giubba" from Paghacci".....Leoncavallo
10. "The Star-Spangled Banner".............Francis Scoil Key
and Nina Morgana
HARDMAN PIANO USED
ARIA, "CELESTE AIDA"
What if 'tis I am chosen,
Ana my dream be now accomplish'd!
Of a glorious army I the chosen leader,
Mine glorious vict'ry ... by Memphis received in triumph!
To thee return'd Aida, my brow entwined with laurel . . .
Tell thee: for thee I battled, for thee 1 conquer'd!
Heav'nly Aida, beauty resplendent,
Radiant flower queenly thou reignest
O'er me transcendent,
Bathing my spirit in beauty's light.
Would that thy bright skies once more
beholding, Breathing the soft airs of thy native
Bound thy fair brow a diadem folding, Thine were a throne next the sun to
"UNA FURTIVA LAGRIMA"
From "L'Elisir d'Amore"
In her dark eye there stood
Trembling a furtive tear;
While the gay smiles that others wear,
Seemed parent to a fear.
What can this heart wish more
She loves me,---what joy in store!
Ah, for a moment but to feel
The throbbing of that heart,
While glance to glance, and sigh for sigh,
It seerns we ne'er could part.
Death were a price too poor,---I'd give
Eternity such bliss to share ....
But here she comes.
Oh, how her beauty grows with growing love! ....
I will, however, continxie to affect indifference
Until she explains herself.
"VESTI LA GIUBBA"
To act, with my heart maddened with
sorrow! 1 know not what I'm saying or what
Yet I must face it. Courage, my heart! Thou are not a man; thou'rt but a
jester! On with the motley, the paint and the
powder, The people pay thee, and want their
laugh, you know.
If Harlequin thy Columbine has stolen, Laugh, Pagliacci! The world will cry
"Bravo!" Go hide with laughter thy tears and
thy sorrow, Sing and be merry, playing thy part.
Laugh, Pagliacci, for the love that is ended.
Laugh for the sorrow that is eating thy heart.
From "La Sonnambula"
O'er me to-day are dawning Visions of joy ne'er to fade;
Flow'rs on my path are laid, flow'r3
of your love Bloom round me this happy morning.
Never dawned such a day of radiance All nature rejoicing glows delight,
glows delight; For love doth all on earth unite
Doth all unite in blest, in blest allegiance.
Feel this heart with joy o'erflowing, How it bounds in wild, exulting
measure, So much rapture, so much rapture,
Mortal words cannot declare, A wild, exultant measure of rapture
and of pleasure, No word, no word can declare.
Sight flitting shadow
Companion gay, Go not away, No, No, No!
I love thee, Fairy or vision airy,
Go not away, No, No, No! Keep close beside me,
Dark fears betide me, When thou dost go far from me!
Ah! Go not away, go not away! Each dawn before me thy form doth bring;
Stay, I implore thee, dance while 1
sing! To woo thee near me,
Bright smiles shall cheer thee, Sweet songs 111 sing,
Come, still move nigh! To me reply,
Join in my song! Ah! dance now, ah! stay thee,
Stay thee with me!
HARDMAN FIVE-FOOT GRAND
A letter from Caruso which "Rings True" in every tune.
METROPOLITAN OPERA HOUSE NEW YORK.
Messrs . Hsxdman, Peck 4 Cc. 433 Jifth Avor.ua, Hew York.
.April 15, 1918
Dear Sirs There are three convincing points of superiority in the HardiSan, which, in my judgment, mike it the bast for vocal use. These are resonance or fulnes3 of tone, sympathetic quality, and last, but practically very important, power of starjiing in tune under adverse conditions.
The Hardoan, remains in tur.e equally through its entire compass, tnd like a good friend, can always be depended upon. The sympathetic quality of tone existing in the Hardman, combined with the resonance and this remarkable power of standing in tune, give it, in ray judgment, first'place, ar;d I, therefore, always find a delight in us ing it
7herever I hv sung in rr.y travels throughout the United States, the Hardman Pianos v:hi:h have stood ready for my use in the hotels or concert halls where I have been were always found to be in perfect condition and, consequently, it ha3 been a great satisfaction to me to use them uni;r all circumstances.
Believe me, with best wishes,
HARDMAN, PECK & COMPANY
433 Fifth Avenue New York City