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UMS Concert Program, January 20, 1945: Fifth Annual Chamber Music Festival -- Budapest String Quartet

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Day
20
Month
January
Year
1945
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Season: 1944-1945
Concert: Third
Complete Series: 2899
Lecture Hall, Rackham Building Ann Arbor, Michigan

UNIVERSITY MUSICAL SOCIETY
CHARLES A. SINK, PRESIDENT TEOR JOHNSON, CONDUCTOR
HAEDIN VAN DEURSEN, ACTING CONDUCTOR
Third Concert
1944-1945
Complete Series 2899
Fifth Annual
Chamber Music Festival
BUDAPEST STRING QUARTET
Josef Roismann, First Violin Edgae Ortenberg, Second Violin
Boris Kroyt, Viola
Mischa Schneider, Violoncello
Saturday Evening, January 20, 1945, at 8:30
Lecture Hall, Rackham Building
Ann Arbor, Michigan
PROGRAM
Quartet in G minor, Op. 74, No. 3 ("The Horseman") . . Haydn
Allegro
Largo assai
Menuetto (allegretto) Finale (allegro con brio)
Quartet in E-flat major (1943)
Very quiet and expressive Lively and very energetic Quietly moving (variations) Broad and energetic
HlNDEMITH
Quartet in C major, Op. SO, No. 3
Introduzione, allegro vivace Andante con moto quasi allegretto Menuetto, grazioso Allegro molto
Dedicated to the Budapest String Quartet.
(over)
Beethoven
The Steinway piano, furnished through the courtesy of Grinnell Brothers, is the official concert instrument of the University Musical Society
A R S
L O N G A
VITA
B R E V I S
PROGRAM NOTES
Quartet in E-flat major (1943)......Hindemith
The first movement begins with a fugue of a very deep and quiet character; the second movement is in sonata form in typical Hindemith style. The third movement is a theme with four variations in a lyrical mood; and the fourth movement begins with a majestic theme, the middle section, with a fugue, and then all the themes from the previous movements are interwoven together. The work ends with a coda of Harlequinesque character. The whole work is masterfully written.
Dedicated to the Budapest String Quartet and first performed by them at the Library of Congress on November 11, 1943.
CONCERTS
CHORAL UNION SERIES. Dorothy Maynor, Soprano, will be heard Saturday evening, February 3; Westminster Choir, Sunday afternoon, February 11; and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Desire' Defauw, Conductor, Monday evening, March 19.
THE FIFTY-SECOND ANNUAL MAY FESTIVAL, consisting of six concerts, will take place Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, May 3, 4, S, and 6. The Philadelphia Orchestra, Eugene Ormandy, Conductor, and Saul Caston, Associate Conductor; the Choral Union, Hardin Van Deursen, Conductor; and the Youth Chorus, Marguerite Hood, Conductor, will participate.
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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