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UMS Concert Program, October 22, 1923: Extra Concert Series -- Sousa And His Band

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Day
22
Month
October
Year
1923
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Season: 1923-1924
Concert: FIRST
Complete Series: CCCXCVIII
Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan

Earl V. Moore, Musical Director Charles A. Sink, Business Manager
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Francis W. Kelsey, Harry B. Hutchins Durand W. Springer Levi D. Wines
G. Frank Allmendinger Junius E. Beal Marion LeRoy Burton James Inglis
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President Vice-President SecretaryTreasurer
Horace G. Prettyman Shirley W. Smith Albert A. Stanley James H. Wade
FIFTH SEASON
FIRST CONCERT
No. CCCXCVIII COMPLETE SERIES
SOUSABAND
Lieutenant-Commander JOHN PHILIP SOUSA, Conductor HARRY ASKIN, Manager
Miss Nora Fauchald, Soprano Mr. John Dolan, Cornet
Miss Rachel Senior, Violin Mr. George Carey, Xylophone
MONDAY EVENING, OCTOBER 22, 1923, AT EIGHT O'CLOCK HILL AUDITORIUM, ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN
PROGRAM
1. Rhapsody, "The Indian"........................................Orem
Among those who have made careful records and researches of the music of the Aborigines of America may be named Thurlow Lieurance, Charles Cadman, and Arthur Farwell. The Indian themes introduced into this rhapsody were recorded by Mr. Lieurance and welded into rhapsodic form by the well-known composer, Preston Ware Orem.
2. Cornet Solo, "Cleopatra".....................................Demare
Mr. John Dolan
3. Portraits, "At the King's Court"..............................Sousa
(a) "Her Ladyship, the Countess"
(b) "Her Grace, the Duchess"
(c) "Her Majesty, the Queen"
4. Soprano Solo, "The Lark Now Leaves His Wat'ry Nest"........Parker
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PROGRA M--Continued
5. Fantasy, "The Victory Ball"...............................ScMling
This is Mr. Scheiling's latest-completed work. The score bears the inscription, "To the memory of an American soldier."
The fantasy is based on Alfred Noyes' poem, "The Victory Ball," herewith reprinted, by permission, from "The Elfin Artist and Other Poems," by Alfred Noyes, copyright 1920, by Frederick A. Stokes Company.
The cymbals crash, and the dancers walk, "What did you think we should find," said a
With long silk stockings and arms of chalk, share,
Butterfly skirts, and white breasts bare, "When the last shot echoed and peace was
And shadows of dead men watching 'em there. made "
"Christ 1" laughed the fleshless jaws of his
Shadows of dead men stand by the wall, ?_ , friend, .
Watching the fun of the Victory Ball. I thought they d be praying for worlds to
They do not reproach, because they know, mend.
If they're forgotten, it's better so. ?_. , ? ., ,.
Pish said a statesman standing near,
TT , . , . , , "I'm glad they can busy their thoughts else-
Under the dancmg feet are the graves. where!
Dazzle and motley, in long, bright waves, We mustn't" reproach them. They're wrong,
Brushed by the palm-fronds, grapple and whirl vou see
Ox-eyed matron and slim, white girl. "Ah," said the dead men, "so were we!"
See, there is one child fresh from school, Victory! Victory On with the dance!
Learning the ropes as the old hands rule. Back to the jungle the new beasts prance!
God! how that dead boy gapes and grins God! how the dead men grin by the wall,
As the tom-toms bang and the shimmy begins. Watching the fun of the Victory Ball!
INTERVAL
6. Caprice, "On With the Dance"...............Strung together by Sousa
Being a medley of famous tunes
7. (a) Xylophone Solo, "Nocturne and Waltz"..................Chopin
Mr. George Carey (b) March, "Nobles of the Mystic Shrine" (new)..............Sousa
8. Violin Solo, "Faust Fantasia"...............................Sarasate
Miss Rachel Senior
9. Folk Tune, "Country Gardens"..............................Grainger
Encores will be selected from the following compositions and arrangements of JOHN PHILIP SOUSA:
Semper Fidelis; Blue Danube; King Cotton; High School Cadets; The Glory of the Yankee Navy; Mr. Gallagher and Mr. Shcan; Comrades of the Legion; U. S. Field Artillery; The Stars and Stripes Forever; Humores of "The Silver Lining," from "Sally"; March of the Wooden Soldiers; Ramcscs; HI Capitan; Washington Post; The Gallant Seventh; Tlie Fairest of the Fair.
NOTICES
The next concert in the CHORAL UNION SERIES will be given by VLADIMIR DE PACHMANN, Pianist, Monday evening, November 5.
The next concert in the EXTRA CONCERT SERIES will be given by the DETROIT SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA, OSSIP GABRILOWITSCH, Conductor, MICHAEL PRESS, Violinist, Monday evening, November 12.
The First Concert in the FACULTY TWILIGHT SERIES will be given Sunday afternoon, October 28, at 4:15 o'clock, by ORA LARTHARD, Violoncellist; JAMES HAMILTON, Tenor, and MAUD OKKELBERG, Pianist. The general public, with the exception of small children, are invited.
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