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UMS Concert Program, January 23, 1943: Third Annual Chamber Music Festival -- Roth String Quartet

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Day
23
Month
January
Year
1943
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Season: 1942-1943
Concert: Third
Complete Series: 2858
Lecture Hall, Rackham Building, Ann Arbor, Michigan

UNIVERSITY MUSICAL SOCIETY
CHARLES A. SINK, PRESIDENT
THOR JOHNSON, CONDUCTOR
HARDIN VAN DEURSEN, ACTING CONDUCTOR
Third Concert
1942-1943
Complete Series 2858
Third Annual
Chamber Music Festival
ROTH STRING QUARTET
Feri Roth, Violin Samuel Siegel, Violin
Julius Shaier, Viola Oliver Edel, Violoncello
Saturday Evening, January 23, 1943, at 8:30
Lecture Hall, Rackham Building
Ann Arbor, Michigan
PROGRAM
Quartet in F major, Op. 18, No. 1
Allegro con brio Adagio
Scherzo--allegro molto Allegro
Quartet in C major, Op. 49
Moderato Moderato Allegro molto Allegro
Quartet in F major, Op. 96 (American Quartet)
Allegro ma non troppo Lento
Molto vivace Finale--vivace ma non troppo
Beethoven
Shostakovich
Dvorak
(over)
The Steinway piano and the Skinner organ are the official concert instruments of the University Musical Society
A R S
L O N G A
VITA
B R E V I S
PROGRAM NOTES
Quartet in F major, Op. 18, No. 1......Beethoven
This is the first quartet that Beethoven ever wrote, and it clearly indicates the greatness of the master. Although he adhered religiously to the strict quartet form as established by Haydn, nevertheless, he poured his broad musical thoughts and extraordinary invention into this work.
Quartet in C major. Op. 49.......Shostakovich
Probably the most played of modern writers at the moment, this remarkable young Russian composer delivers himself here of a lively, characteristic work. Clear thematic material, ingenious mingling of the four voices, and sharply contrasting elements make this quartet a highly effective one.
Quartet in F major, Op. 96 (American Quartet) . . . Dvorak
Since Dvorak composed it while a resident of this country, this is known as the "American Quartet." With unusual success he put aside his Bohemian "self," and utilized American themes, achieving our idiom with happiest results. The composition has long been a popular favorite.
CONCERTS
Alec Templeton, Pianist, will be heard in a special concert, Thursday evening, February 25, at 8:30. Reserved seat tickets: $1.10, 90 cents, and 60 cents (including tax).
CHORAL UNION SERIES. Jascha Heifetz, Violinist, will be heard Tuesday, February 16; Guiomar Novaes, Pianist, Friday, March 5 (taking the place of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra previously announced); and Nelson Eddy, Baritone, Wednesday, March 17.
THE GOLDEN JUBILEE MAY FESTIVAL, consisting of six concerts, will take place May 5, 6, 7, and 8. The Philadelphia Orchestra, Eugene Ormandy, Conductor; Saul Caston, Associate Conductor; the Choral Union, Hardin Van Deursen, Conductor; and the Youth Chorus, Marguerite Hood, Conductor. Choral works to be heard are as follows: Verdi's "Requiem"; Frederick Stock's "Psalmodic Rhapsody"; and Albert A. Stanley's "Laus Deo." Negotiations are pending with distinguished soloists, both vocal and instrumental.
For further information, please communicate with the University Musical Society, Charles A. Sink, President, Burton Memorial Tower.

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