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UMS Concert Program, December 8, 1963: Messiah -- George Frederick Handel

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Season: Eighty-fifth
Concert: 2
Complete Series: 3410
Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan

1963 Eighty-fifth Season 1964
Gail W. Rector, Executive Director
Lester McCoy, Conductor
Christmas Concert No. 2
Complete Series 3410
George Frederick Handel
Lois Marshall, Soprano Beverly Wolff, Contralto
John Craig, Tenor Richard Cross, Bass
ELWOOD DERR, Harpsichordist HAROLD HAUGH, Guest Conductor
Sunday Afternoon, December 8, 1963, at 2:30 Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan
In order that the continuity of the work be maintained, it is requested that the audience refrain from applause until the end of each part of the program.
Tenor--Comfort ye, My people, saith your God; speak ye comfortably to Jerusalem, and cry unto her, that her warfare is accomplished, that her in?iquity is pardon'd. The voice of him that crieth in the wilderness, Prepare ye the way of the Lord, make straight in the desert a highway for our God.
Every valley shall be exalted, and every mountain and hill made low; the crooked straight, and the rough places plain.
Chorus--And the glory of the Lord shall be revealed, and all flesh shall see it together; for the mouth of the Lord hath spoken it.
Bass--Thus saith the Lord of Hosts: Yet once a little while, and I will shake the heavens and the earth, the sea and
the dry land; and I will shake all na?tions; and the desire of all nations shall come.
But who may abide the day of His coming and who shall stand when He appeareth For He is like a refiner's fire.
Contralto--Behold, a virgin shall conceive and bear a Son, and shall call His name Emmanuel: God with us.
Contralto and Chorus--O thou that tellest good tidings to Zion, get thee up into the high mountain! Lift up thy voice with strength! Lift it up, be not afraid! Say unto the cities of Judah, Behold your God! Arise, shine, for thy light is come; and the glory of the Lord is risen upon thec!
Bass--For behold, darkness shall cover the earth, and gross darkness the people; but the Lord shall arise upon
thee, and His glory shall be seen upon thee. And the Gentiles shall come to thy light, and kings to the brightness of thy rising.
The people that walked in darkness have seen a great light; and they that dwell in the land of the shadow of death, upon them hath the light shined.
Chorus--For unto us a Child is born, unto us a Son is given, and the govern?ment shall be upon His shoulder; and His name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, the Mighty God, the Ever?lasting Father, the Prince of Peace.
Pastoral Symphony
Soprano--There were shepherds abid?ing in the field, keeping watch over their flocks by night. And Io! the angel of the Lord came upon them, and the glory of the Lord shone round about them, and they were sore afraid.
And the angel said unto them, Fear not: for behold, I bring you good tid?ings of great joy, which shall be to all people. For unto you is born this day in the City of David, a Savior, which is Christ the Lord.
And suddenly there was with the angel a multitude of the heavenly host praising God, and saying:
CnORUS--Glory to God in the highest, and peace on earth, good will toward
Soprano--Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion. Shout, O daughter of Jeru?salem. Behold, they king cometh unto thee. He is the righteous Saviour and He shall speak peace unto the heathen.
Contralto--Then shall the eyes of the blind be open'd, and the ears of the deaf unstopped. Then shall the lame man leap as an hart, and the tongue of the dumb shall sing.
He shall feed His flock like a shep?herd, and He shall gather the lambs with His arm, and carry them in His bosom, and gently lead those that arc with young.
Soprano--Come unto Him, all ye that labor and are heavy laden, and He will give you rest. Take His yoke upon you, and learn of Him, for He is meek and lowly of heart, and ye shall find rest unto your souls.
Chorus--Behold the Lamb of God, that taketh away the sin of the world.
Contralto--He was despised and re?jected of men; a man of sorrows, and acquainted with grief.
Tenor--All they that see Him, laugh Him to scorn; they shoot out their lips, and shake their heads, saying:
Chorus--He trusted in God that He would deliver Him; let Him deliver Him, if He delight in Him.
Tenor--Thy rebuke hath broken His heart; He is full of heaviness. He looked for some to have pity on Him, but there was no man, neither found He any to comfort Him.
Behold, and see if there be any sor?row like unto His sorrow.
Soprano--How beautiful are the feet of them that preach the gospel of peace, and bring glad tidings of good things!
Chorus and Audience--Hallelu?jah! for the Lord God Omnipotent reigneth.
The kingdom of this world is become the kingdom of our Lord and of His Christ; and He shall reign for ever and
Soprano--I know that my Redeemer liveth, and that He shall stand at the latter day upon the earth. For now is Christ risen from the dead, the first fruits of them that sleep.
Chorus--Since by man came death, by man came also the resurrection of the dead. For as in Adam all die, even so in Christ shall all be made alive.
Bass--Behold, I tell you a mystery; we shall not all sleep, but we shall all be changed in a moment, in the twin?kling of an eye, at the last trumpet.
The trumpet shall sound, and the dead shall be raised incorruptible, and we shall be changed.
Chorus--Worthy is the Lamb that was slain, and hath redeemed us to God by His blood, to receive power, and riches, and wisdom, and strength, and honor, and glory, and blessing. Blessing and honor, glory and power, be unto Him that sitteth upon the throne, and unto the Lamb, forever and ever. Amen.
Lester McCoy, Conductor Thomas Warburton, Accompanist
First Sopranos
Ackerman, Tamara Lee Arentz, Joan Carol Berg, Donna Lea Bradstreet, Lola Mae Burr, Virginia Amanda Dettling, Mary Jane Dewsbury, Joyce Ruth Dorstewitz, Ellen Marie Ecclestone, Martha Jane Eriksson, Sandra Elaine Haefner, Barbara Lynn Hanson, Gladys Marie Harrington, Rachel I. Hawk, Gloria Lee Hcnes, Karen Kay Hook, Patricia Margaret Huber, Sally Anne Isbell, Melinda O. Jerome. Ruth Owens Julien, Charlotte J. Kaltschmidt, Monique Knighton, Daphne Lloyd, B. Lorctta Luecke, Doris Loretta McDonald, Ruth Mabel Merritt, Mary Louise Montgomery. Patricia Nauman, Marian C. Newcomb, Alice R. Owens, Jane Pearson, Agnes Isabella Peck, Laurel Eden Plekker. Judith Ellen Politis, Clara Ramee, Dorothy W. Ramee, Ellen K. Ramee, Joan C. Reddick. Bella G. Rulfs, Mary Kathleen Sanford. Phyllis Ellen Sevilla, Josefina Z. Shimmin, Susan Alice Sommerfeld. Martha L. Upham, Joan Berwick Weeks, Barbara Alice Weston, Lynda Roxan Whiting, Rolanda Wilkins, Shirley Margaret Zimmerman, Mary K.
Second Sopranos Antcliffe, Carol E. Baldwin, Wardea Balysh, Pat Jane Baum, Barbara Joan Baumgartner, Rosemary T Brown, Susannah E. Buchanan, Gale F. Caster, Carol Ann Danforth, Ruth E. Oatsko, Doris R. Douglas, R. Marie Duckwitz, Dorothy J. Hall, Sara J.
Hendrickson. Marianne B. Hodges, Doris W. Hunter, Patricia L. Iafolla. Hazel M. Jewell. Lois A.
Jones, Marion A. Karapostoles. La Vaughn Q. Kesler, Claudia L. Kingston, Mary Ann Kirtley, Carol Ann Kounlz. Carol L. Kyes, Candace L. Landman. Marguerite J. Lessner, Janet E. McAdoo, Mary C. Nobilette, Dorothy M. Nocerini. Marilyn J. O'Brien, Kathleen E. O'Neal, Carol K. Oppcnnecr, Diane V. Papke, Bonnie J. Poschel, Rose M. Raus, Magdalene L. Reading, Melissa II. Rosenbaum, Stephanie L. Scott, Elaine Skibbe, Joan M. Sleet, Audrey M. Smith, Barbara M. Smith, Nancy L. Sorensen, Carol A. Stid, Deborah D. Vig, Jeanne M. Vlisides, Elena Waterfall, Susan J. Voder, Edith L. Zimmerman, Marlene E.
First Altos
Abrams, Gloria S. Abrams, Rita J. Ashby Lynne A. Bachman, Virginia A. Birch. Nancy W. Brown, Marion V. Brown, Sue C. Buchele, Joan B. Eiteman, Sylvia C. Evans, Daisy E. Hahn. Chrislel R. Hangas. Nancy D. Hodgman, Dorothy B. Irwin, Elizabeth A. Jenkins. Margaret R. Jones, Mary M. Kaufki, Susan Y. Kirschner, Mary A. Kraut, Florence R. Lamb, Margaret C. Lane, Rosemaric Mac Donald, Christine M. Manson, Hinda Markcson, Carole J. Marsh, Martha M. McCoy, IJcmice Mehler, Hallie J. Mercna, Catherine W. Miller, Patricia J. Mitchell, Marilyn L. Neal, Marcella E. Otto. Carol A. Parssinen, Susanne Pearson, Bernadenc Plewes, Nancy A. Rehberg, Ruth A.
Reider, Linda H. Ring. Betty L. Royal, Betty L. Rubinstein, Sallie Stewart, Diane C. Swenson, Judith A. Walter, Nessena L. Wargelin, Carol G. Wentworth, Elizabeth B. Westerman, Carol F. Wheeler, Juanita L. White, Arlene R. Wiedmann, Louise P. Wolfe, Charlotte A. Vonkers, Mary B. Zeeb, Helen R. Zeemering, Ina G.
Second Altos
Allen, Jeannette D. Arnold. Helen M. Barber, Marjorie S. HIackman, Carol L. Blake, Susan J. Bodine, Nada Jane Bogart. Gertrude J. Breyfogle, Janet E. Cartwright. Patricia A. Chester, Nancy-Lee Clayton, Caroline S. Coggins, Ruth A. Coppola, Lois A. Crossley, Winnifred M. Enkemann, Gladys C. Fine, Karen Gault, Gertrude W. Griffin, Barbara S. Hohnke. Sharon M. Hondorp, Joan A. Irwin, Christine M. Jenkins, Bernice Johnson, Grayce E. Johnston, Theolia C. Kazarinoff. Margaret L. Knight, Mona J. I.idgard, Ruth M. Liebscher, Erika M. Lovelace, Elsie W. Luton, Jane E. McDaniels, Annette Miller, Carol L. Miller, Joyce E. Miller, Rene S. Polleys, Mary Morrison, May Murphy, Rosalind E. Olson, Constance K. Polleys, Mary M. Reynolds, Judith L. Schreiber, Sharon A. Slater, Beverly N. Stagner. Janet F. Strupp, Mary D. Suess, Irene C. Sweeney, Ellen L. Thomas, Sandra J. Tuers, Elizabeth R. Wendt, Christine A. Westermann, Joan L. Williams, Nancy P.
Williams, Winefred L. Wissman, Mary C. Wolf, Mona G.
First Tenors Baker, Hush E. Balius, Louis M. Batch, Nicholas C. Bernstein, Paul Bowman, Victor B. Brewer, David D. Dallavo, William G. Grcenberscr, Allen J. Hendershott, Marcus D. Lowry, Paul T. McCoy, Eugene B. Moore, George W. Phillips, Jim Ramee, Allan L. Schell, Alclcn N. White, Lee J. White, Melvin A.
Second Tenors Aneff, James S., Jr. Bachmnn, Jcrald G. Bassett. Benton Beyer, Hilbert Brown, Walter D. Collins, James C. De Vries, Robert L. Emmcrt. John J. Fellers, David A. Fidler, William F., Jr. Franklin, Lindsay D. Hildebrand, John E. Humphrey, Richard Irwin, Curtis
Kunsmann, Peter W. Nitz, Lawrence H. Pflieger, Ronald E. Raub, James R. Richardson. Robert J. Sain, Robert L. Selter, Lawrence F. Smith, Richard J. Williams, Donald R. Zinck, Michael C.
First Basses
Anderson, Ronald D. Bartz, Gary L. Berzins, Janis T. Buresh, David R. Burr, Charles F. Clayton, Joseph F. Fedchenko, Robert E. Ferrell. Winfred D. Garrels, Robert F. Glenn, Steven N. Hadlcy, Don J. Hoffmann, Raymond E., Jr. Kays. J. Warren Kissel, Klair H. Lanini, Kent P. Leonard, Carl D. Macho, Karl Mallen, Robert G. McCarty, Tomas G. McWilliams. Leslie G. Meader, Robert E. Palmer, David W. Pearson, J. Raymond Pickut, Guenthcr Preston, Marvin IV
Reynolds, Dwight S. Smcthurst, Everett W. Stine, Philip Bruce Swanson, Landon H. Szarek, Duane Edward Walker, George L. Wood, Robert E. Wood, Thomas R. Van Wagoner, Roger L.
Second Basses Abdella, Victor M. Barton, Ben F. Blackwell, Walter H. Forburger, Dean C. Bond. Howard Harrison, Paul R. Herrmann, Lothar Huber, Franz E. Litow, Richard J. McAdoo. William P. Mead, Douglas Allan Miller, Frederick C. Nauman. John D. Parlette, Alan E. Patterson, Robert L. Peterson. Robert R. Richard. Lyle Elmore Salow, William R. Schroeder, Dale E. Sorensen, Nels P. Steinmetz, George P. Travis, Lawrence W. Vander Lugt, Bud Wall, Ralph J. Werner. Peter C. Wobst, Martin H.
Members of the
UNIVERSITY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA from the University School of Music
First Violins Eckman, Martha, Concertmaster Adams, Barbara Josephson, Donald Viliasurda, Gabriel Nichols, James Macy, Suzanne Lamb, Susan Milford, Beth
Second Violins Super, Elizabeth,
Principal Lu, Nancy Hamilton, Catherine Hansen, Ole Henson. N'ancy Capaldi. Pamela Eanes. Sarah
Rocber, Marcia,
Principal Haan, Jeanne Cummins, Susan Denner, Nancy Lewiston, Wanda Wafjner, Joan
Hall, Dorothy,
Principal Young, Carol Jackson, Anita Martens, Nancy Boyer. Rima Haapa, Priscilla
McKenzie, Steven, Principal
Miller, John Shaw, Nancy Smith, Patricia
Cook, Patricia Kirby, Paul
Bassoon Miller, Neil Rector, Richard
Warsop, Philip Hunger, Susan
England, Wilbur
Manager and Librarian Nichols, James

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