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UMS Concert Program, February 11: Sixty-sixth Annual Choral Union Concert Series -- Westminster Choir

UMS Concert Program, February 11: Sixty-sixth Annual Choral Union Concert Series -- Westminster Choir image UMS Concert Program, February 11: Sixty-sixth Annual Choral Union Concert Series -- Westminster Choir image
Day
11
Month
February
Year
1945
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Season: 1944-1945
Concert: Ninth
Complete Series: 2901
Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan

UNIVERSITY MUSICAL SOCIETY
CHARLES A. SINK, PRESIDENT THOR JOHNSON, CONDUCTOR
HARDIN VAN DEURSEN, ACTING CONDUCTOR
Ninth Concert 1944-1945 Complete Series 2901
Sixty-Sixth Annual
Choral Union Concert Series
WESTMINSTER CHOIR
JOHN FINLEY WILLIAMSON, Conductor
Sunday Afternoon, February 11, at 3:00 Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan
PROGRAM
Motet, "Sing Ye to the Lord" .... J. S. Bach (1685-1750)
Allegro moderato Andante sostenuto Poco allegro Allegro vivace
"Sing Ye to the Lord" "Like as a Father Bendeth" "Praise ye the Lord" "All Breathing Life"
Crucifixus........Antonio Lotti (1667-1740)
Come Blessed Rest..........J. S. Bach
Motet, Op. 29, No. 2, Psalm 51 . . Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)
Andante moderato "Create in me, 0 God"
Andante expressivo "O cast me not away from Thy countenance"
Andante "Grant unto me the joy of Thy salvation"
Ballad for Americans........Earl Robinson
(Arranged for Westminster Choir by the composer)
INTERMISSION
Ezekiel Saw de Wheel.......William L. Dawson
Water Boy..........Avery Robinson
Set Down Servant.........Robert Shaw
Ol! Man River..........Jerome Kern
(Arrangement by Geoffrey O'Hara)
The Shower (written for Westminster Choir) W. Angelli
Whoop-ee, Ti Yi Yo (cowboy song) .... Geoffrey O'Hara
Old Black Joe (arr. by David Hugh Jones) . . Stephen Foster
Navajo War Dance (arr. for Westminster Choir) . Arthur Farwell
The Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Desire Defauw, conductor, will give the tenth concert of the Choral Union Series, Monday evening, March 19, at 8:30 in Hill Auditorium. A limited number of tickets is available at the offices of the University Musical Society, Burton Memorial Tower.
(over) ARS LONGA VITA BREVIS
MAY FESTIVAL
Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday, May 3, 4, 5, 6
PERFORMERS PHILADELPHIA ORCHESTRA AT ALL CONCERTS
BIDU SAYAO, Metropolitan Opera .... Soprano ELEANOR STEBER, Metropolitan Opera . . Soprano BLANCHE THEBOM, Metropolitan Opera . Contralto
ROSALIND NADELL, Metropolitan
Auditions of the Air.......Contralto
FREDERICK JAGEL, Metropolitan Opera . . Tenor
EZIO PINZA, Metropolitan Opera.....Bass
NICOLA MOSCONA, Metropolitan Opera . . Bass PAUL LEYSSAC, Brilliant dramatist . . . Narrator RUDOLF SERKIN, Distinguished artist . . . Pianist OSCAR LEVANT, Versatile genius .... Pianist ZINO FRANCESCATTI, Renowned virtuoso . Violinist EUGENE ORMANDY .... Orchestra Conductor SAUL CASTON . . Associate Orchestra Conductor HARDIN VAN DEURSEN . . . Choral Conductor MARGUERITE HOOD . . Youth Chorus Conductor
HIGH SPOTS
Beethoven, Ninth Symphony; Bruckner, Te Deum Laudamus; Debussy, Blessed Damozel; Schuman, A Free Song; Rowley, Fun of the Fair (Youth Chorus); Prokofieff, Peter and the Wolf; Paganini, Violin Concerto; Brahms, Second Piano Concerto; Gershwin, Piano
Concerto and Rhapsody in Blue. Symphonies, other orchestral works, arias, and songs will be announced later.
TICKETS
(including tax)
Season Tickets: $9.60--$8.40--$7.20. For purchasers who present Festival Coupons from season Choral Union tickets, prices are reduced to $6.00, $4.80 and $3.60 each.
Address orders with remittances to cover: Charles A. Sink, President, University Musical Society, Burton Memorial Tower.

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