Rackham Auditorium Ann Arbor, Michigan
1962 Eighty-fourth Season 1963
UNIVERSITY MUSICAL SOCIETY
THE UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN
Charles A. Sink, President Gail W. Rector, Executive Director Lester McCoy, Conductor
Chamber Dance Festival
KOVACH and RABOVSKY
JOSE MOLINA BAILES ESPANOLES
October 14, 15, 16, 1962
Rackham Auditorium Ann Arbor, Michigan
The Steinway is the official piano of the University Musical Society ARS LONGA VITA BREVIS
JOSE MOLINA BAILES ESPANOLES JOS? MOLINA
with MARIA DEL ROCIO
LUIS MONTERO LUIS RIVERA
AZUCENA VEGA DOLORES MORENO
Singer MARIA ANTONIA
Musical Director Guitarist
SILVIO MASCIARELLI EMILIO DE DIEGO
Tuesday, October 16, 1962, at 8:30 PROGRAM
FIESTA EN ANDALUCIA
Jose Molina with the Company
A gathering of young people in the streets of Seville, dressed in festival attire to celebrate the fiesta of "La Virgen de la blanca paloma."
Maria Antonia A medley of songs which tells of the flowers and beauty of Spain.
EL AMANTE DE CORDOBA
Luis Montero, Dolores Moreno, Luis Rivera A beautiful senorita in torn between two loves and she must make a decision.
LA NOCHE (Seguidillas)
Jose Molina and Maria Del Rocio with Maria Antonia and Emilio De Diego An encounter in the shadows of night.
JOTA "LA DOLORES"
Luis Montero, Luis Rivera with Azucena Vega
A typical and popular dance from the folklore tradition of the province of Zaragoza. The jota is a dance of strong people which requires great physical stamina, boundless enthusiasm and extraordinary agility.
A dance in the classic form, from the court of Charles III of Spain. It incor?porates the style and technique of the classical ballet.
TANGOS Y TIENTOS
A song and dance from Cadiz, Spain. Cadiz was called Gadir 2000 years ago and was then the dance school of Spain and a great center of art and culture.
MALAGA LA BELLA
Maria Del Rocio, Luis Montero, Luis Rivera, Dolores Moreno, Azucena Vega and Jose Molina
In Malaga, when the catch of fish is well on its way to market, the fishermen and their wives celebrate a good season.
TIEMPOS DE GOYA
Maria Del Rocio
A dance set to the lovely music of the Intermezzo from Granados' opera, Goyescas. The premiere of Goyescas took place in New York in 1916, an occasion for which Granados was present. However, one of the most gifted composers of Spanish music was lost, as was his original manuscript of Goyescas, when the ship on which Granados was returning to Spain was torpedoed by a German submarine.
LOS GITANOS DE GRANADA
Luis Rivera and Azucena Vega Emilio De Diego (guitarist)
Granada--where the gypsies have made caves into homes . . . where their sorrows and joys are transformed into dance. This expressive presentation is the Rumba, a joyful dance.
BOLERO DE RAVEL
Jose Molina, Maria Del Rocio, Luis Rivera, Dolores Moreno, Luis Montero and Azucena Vega A fantasia set to the music of Ravel's Bolero.
BAILE DE LUIS ALONSO
Luis Montero, Azucena Vega, Luis Rivera, Dolores Moreno This is an example of Spanish Classical dance, noted for its purity of form.
Jose Molina and Maria Del Rocio A romantic interlude set to Rimsky-Korsakov's memento of his stay in Spain.
Emilio De Diego
LOS LAGARTERANOS (Castellana)
Jose Molina, Maria Del Rocio, Luis Montero, Azucena Vega, Luis Rivera, Dolores Moreno
The dry and austere land of Castile has a tradition of fine dances which expresses with sober simplicity the spirit of the heart of Spain. This sketch presents a peasant dance full of simple, naive charm and tender mischief.
LA CAMPANERA (pasadoble)
Maria Antonia The tale of a woman wrongly accused of being of ill repute.
LOS CAMPEROS (Zapateado)
Jose Molina with Luis Montero and Luis Rivera
This dance was created to show the technique, skill, and style of the dancer's heel-work. All movement is concentrated in the feet, and its beat depends on the inner rhythm of the dancer who moves listening to himself, hardly needing any music other than the tap of his own heels.
Maria Del Rocio, Azucena Vega, Dolores Moreno
Someone has spotted a tarantula, and the three young ladies are very upset, thinking that it might be on one of them.
PIANO SOLO (Selections)
The Company with Jose Molina
A corner of a Spanish tavern in Seville where singing and dancing are spon?taneous and build to a frenzy which becomes contagious to the point where audience and performers become one . .. Here performed are Alegrias, Tanguillo, and Rumba.
Entire Program Conceived, Choreographed, and Directed by Jos6 Molina
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