Complete Series: CCCLI
Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan
F. W. KELSEY, President
A. A. STANLEY, Director
No. CCCLI COMPLETE SERIES
Percy Grainger, Pianist
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 2, 1920, AT EIGHT O'CLOCK HILL AUDITORIUM, ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN
Organ Prelude and Fugue, D Major.......Bach--Busoni
(J. S Bach, March 21, 1685-July 28, 1750--F. Busoni, April 1, 1866)
(a) Humoresque .......... H. Balfour Gardiner
(London, England, 1S77)
(b) Prelude (De Profundis).......H. Balfour Gardiner
H. Balfour Gardiner, one of the most original and outstanding of British composers, though chiefly known through his highly effective larger works for orchestra, chorus and chamber music, is also the author of many notable piano pieces.
(c) A Fragment ("When the Sun's Gone Down") . . . A. Walter Kramer
(New York City, September 20, 1890)
(d) "Juba" Dance..........R. Nathaniel Deit
(Born, Drummondsville, Canada, 1882)
"Juba" Dance is one of five numbers from a Suite, ("In the Bottoms") picturing scenes and moods peculiar to Negro life in the river bottoms of the South. "Juba" is the stamping on the ground with the foot, and following it come two staccato pats of the hands. R. Nathaniel Dett is one of the most gifted of contemporary choral composers, as well as an ardent student and arranger of Negro folk-music. Variations on a Theme by Paganini, Op. 35, Book 1
Johannes Brahms (May 7, 1833-April 3, 1897) Isaac Albcnis (May 29, 1861) "El Albaicin" is the gypsy quarter of Granada.
Country Gbandees.........Percy Grainger
(Brighton, Australia, July 8, 1892) Based on an English Morris Dance from the collection of Cecil J. Sharp.
"One More Day, My John".......Set by Grainger
Based on a sailor's chanty (working song) sung to the following words: "One more day, my John. Oh, rock and roll me over
One more day: . One more day."
Leprechaun's Dance......Sir Charles VilHers Stanford
(September 30, 1852) Percy Grainger A leprechaun is a tiny man-fairy clad in knee breeches and a top hat.
March-Jig, "Maguire's Kick".......Stanford-Craingcr
Both the above Irish Dances were composed for orchestra by Sir Charles Villiers Stanford, and arranged for piano by Percy Grainger, and are based on folk tunes from the great "Petrie Collection of Ancient Irish Music."
THE PIANO USED IS A STEINWAY
The next concert in the FACULTY CONCERT SERIES (complimentary) will be given by MRS. WILLIAM WHEELER, SOPRANO; Mrs MAUD OKKELBERG PIANIST; SAMUEL P. LOCKWOOD, VIOLINIST; ACCOMPANIMENTS BY MRS' GEORGE B. RHEAD, next Sunday afternoon (December 5) at 3:00 o'clock.
The next concert in the CHORAL UNION SERIES will be given bv JAN KUBEI IK VIOLINIST; PIERRE AUGIERAS, PIANIST, Monday evening-, December 13 "' '
The next concert in the EXTRA CONCERT SERIES will be given bv THE FLONZALEY STRING QUARTET, Monday evening, January 10.
The next concert in the MATINEE MUSICALE SERIES will be given by SASCHA JACOBINOFF, February 8 (High School).
(Phase refer to I he back of this program)
(a) "El Albaicin" (From "Iberia")
1920 -CONCERT COURSES -1921
FORTY-SECOND ANNUAL CHORAL UNION SERIES
December 13--JAN KUBELIK, Violinist
PIERRE AUGIERAS, Pianist
January 24--DETROIT SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA OSSIF GABRILOWITSCH, Conductor
February 24--MINNEAPOLIS SYMPHONY ORCHTSTRA .
EMIL OBERFIOFFER, Conductor March 7--DETROIT SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
OSSIP GABRILOWITSCH, Conductor
MARCIA VAN DRESSER, Soprano
May 18, 19, 20, 21--ANNUAL MAY FESTIVAL (Four Days, Six Concerts)
SECOND ANNUAL EXTRA CONCERT SERIES
January 10--FLONZALEY QUARTET
ADOLFO BETTI, First Violin; ALFRED POCHON, Second Violin; LOUIS BAILLY, Viola; I WAN D'ARCHAMBEAL, 'Cello
February 28--NEW YORK CHAMBER MUSIC SOCIETY
CAROLYN BEEBE, Director and Pianist
PIERRE HENROTTE, First Violin; JACQUES GORDON. Second Violin; SAMUEL LIFSCHEY, Viola; GEORGE MIOUELLA, Violoncello; EMIL MIX, Double Bass; WILLIAM KINCAID. Flute; GEORGE GRISEZ. Clarinet; RENE CORNE, Oboe; UGO SAVOLINI, Bassoon; JOSEF FRANZEL, French Horn
TWENTY-NINTH ANNUAL FACULTY CONCERT SERIES
Sundays at 3 :oo P. M. (Complimentary)
December 5--MRS. WILLIAM WHEELER, Soprano; SAMUEL PIERSON LOCKWOOD. Violinist; MRS. MAUD OKKELBERG and MRS. GEORGE B. RHEAD, Pianists
December 12--MASS SINGING; GEORGE OSCAR BOWEN, Leader. UNIVERSITY BAND; WILFRED WILSON, Leader
January 9, January 16, January 31, February 13, February 27, March 13, March 27, April 3.
SECOND ANNUAL MATINEE MUSICALE SERIES
(High School Auditorium)
February 8--SASCHA JACOBJNOFF, Violinist
March 22--DETROIT SYMPHONY STRING OUARTET
YPSILANTI NORMAL CHOIR (date to be announced)
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