Complete Series: 3707
Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan
The University Musical Society
The University of Michigan
George Frederick Handel
Lucia Evangelista, Soprano John McCollum, Tenor
Elaine Bonazzi, Contralto Jerome Hines, Bass
University Choral Union
Members of the Interlochen Arts Academy Orchestra
Mary McCall Stubbins, Organist
Charles Fisher, Harpsichordist
Donald Bryant, Conductor
Friday Evening, December 4, 1970, at 8:30 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 iniquity is pardon'd. The voice of him that cricth 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 paces 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 nations; and the desire of all nations shall come. The Lord, whom ye seek, shall suddenly come to His temple, e'en the messenger of the covenant, whom ye delight in: behold, He shall come, saith the Lord of Hosts.
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--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, Be?hold your God! Arise, shine, for thy light is come; and the glory of the Lord is risen upon thce!
Chorus--For unto us a Child is born, unto us a Son is given, and the government shall be upon His shoulder; and His name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, the Mighty God, the Everlasting Father, the Prince of Peace.
Soprano--There were shepherds abiding in the field, keeping watch over their flocks by
Christma Concert No. 1 Complete Program 3707
night. And lo! 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 tidings of great joy, which shall be to all people. For unto you is born this day in the City of David, a Saviour which is Christ the Lord.
And suddenly there was with the angel a multitude of the heavenly host praising God, and saying:
Chorus--Glory to God in the highest and peace on earth, good will toward men.
Soprano--Rejoice greatly, 0 daughter of Zion. Shout, O daughter of Jerusalem. Behold, thy 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.
Contralto and Soprano--He shall feed His flock like a shepherd, and He shall gather the lambs with His arm, and carry them in His bosom, and gently lead those that are with young. 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--His yoke is easy, His burthen is light.
Contralto--He was despised and rejected of men; a man of sorrows and acquainted with grief.
He gave His back to the smiters, and His cheeks to them that plucked off the hair. He hid not His face from shame and spitting.
Tenor--All they that see Him, laugh Him to scorn; they shoot out their lips, and shake their heads, saying:
Chokus--He trusted in God that He would deliver Him; let Him deliver Him, if He de?light 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 sorrow like unto His sorrow.
He was cut off out of the land of the living: for the transgression of Thy people was He stricken.
But Thou didst not leave His soul in hell, nor didst Thou suffer Thy Holy One to see corruption.
Chorus--Lift up your heads, 0 ye gates, and be ye lift up, ye everlasting doors, and the King of glory shall come in. Who is the King of glory The Lord strong and mighty in battle. The Lord of Hosts, He is the King of glory.
Soprano--How beautiful are the feet of them that preach the gospel of peace and bring glad tidings of good things.
Chorus--The Lord gave the word. Great was the company of the preachers. Their sound is gone out into all lands, and their words unto the ends of the world.
Bass--Why do the nations so furiously rage together Why do the people imagine a vain thing The kings of the earth rise up, and the rulers take counsel together, against the Lord, and against His anointed.
Chorus--Let us break their bonds asunder, and cast away their yokes from us.
Tenor--He that dwelleth in heaven shall laugh them to scorn; the Lord shall have them in derision.
Thou shalt break them with a rod of iron; Thou shalt dash them in pieces like a potter's vessel.
?Chorus and Audience--Hallelujah! 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 ever. King of Kings, and Lord of Lords.
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 twinkling of an eye, at the last trumpet.
The trumpet shall sound, and the dead shall be raised incorruptible, and we shall be changed.
Contralto--Then shall be brought to pass the saying that is written, Death is swallow'd in victory.
Contralto and Tenor--O death, where is thy sting! O grave, where is thy victory The sting of death is sin and the strength of sin is the law.
Chorus--But thanks be to God, who giveth us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ.
Chorus--Worthy is the Lamb that was slain, and hath redeemed us to God by His blood, to receive power, and riches, and wis?dom, and strength, and honor, and glory, and blessing. Blessing and honor, glory and power, be unto Him that sittcth upon the throne, and unto the Lamb forever and ever. AMEN.
To be sung in four parts by audience with Chorus. Please leave the music to the "Hallelujah" Chorus at the door when leaving, unless you wish to keep it.
UNIVERSITY CHORAL UNION Donald Bryant, Conductor
Bradstreet, Lola Bryant, Lela N. Cox, Elaine Fenelon, Linda Fox, Estelle Gallas, Carole Gockel, Barbara Gray, Darlene Gustafson, Susan Hackett, Marie Susan Hanson, Gladys Headen, Nancy Hesselbart, Susan Hinzman, Lillian Hirth, Dan.i Hoover, Joanne Jerome, Ruth Johnsmiller, Betsy Keeler, Ann Leyh, Carolyn D. Luecke, Doris L. Malan, FannieBelle Martinez. Leslie McDonald, Patricia McDonald, Ruth M. Newman, Judith Pack, Beth Parkllan, Darcy Pellikka, Norma Petty, Carol Phillips, Margaret Pickett, Jean Pittaway, Louise Randolph, Susan Jo Reynolds, Davetta Robsky, Edith D. Schilt, Margaret Schlarman, Carol Schneider, Alice Siegrist, Linda Sincock, Mary Ann Smith. Karen Thomas, Bonnie Vlisidcs, Elena C. Warnock. Judy Wilson, Miriam Winston, Gail
Babineau, Margaret Bergsma, Gwen Burr, Virginia Cappaert, Lael Carr, Nancy P. Cornell. Gail Cox, Flora Datsko, Doris Datsko. Paula Dennett, Linda Dickson, Rosemarie Dombrowski, Helcne Dunn, Karen Hahn. Ruth M. Hinckley. April Hirasa, Mary Horning, Alice K. Jarvi, Ann Kayle, Hilary
Klein, Sheila Lamb, Margaret Leftridge, Sharon Lehmann, Judith Lowenhaupt, Alice Lyman, Frances Maher, Cindy Peckham, Linda Rector, Patricia Schmitt, Linda Sexton, Ebba Jo Stenson, Judith StewartRobinson, Elizabeth Taylor, Susan Tompkins, Patricia Vasaris, Eileen Gay Walden, Jane Weinman, Susan Wood, Kathleen
Abrams, Gloria Beam, Eleanor P. Boesche. Diane Brown, Marion Datson, Camile Dover, Beth Evans, Daisy E. Feldkamp, Lucy Kisher, Sarah Gerstman, Rcgina Goldman, Marsha Goodman, Charlotte Guttcnberg, Leslye Heitzman, Diedra Hofmeister, Norma Jones, Mary M. Kamin, Shelly Kaufman, Kay Keppelman, Nancy Kulenkamp, Nancy I.andon, Joyce Langille. Tory Maas, Prudence McCoy, Bernice McNutt, Martha Mead, Kathleen Miller, Florence H. Murray, Virginia Nelson, Cindy Nelson, Lois Polacek, Lydia Porter, Mary Raymond, Debbie Reid, Mary Schafbuch, Shirley SchmicKe, Susan Schuster, Pamela Scott, Catherine Slee, Beth Sice. Dcbora Smith, Marguerite Tandler, Virginia Tiill. Claudia Vander Ueek, Nancy Wargclin. Carol Weaver. Kitty Wehr. Dcmaris White. Myra Wicdmann, Louise
Wolfe, Charlotte Wolpert, Linda
Anderson, Sandra Baird, Marjorie Barron, Marcelline Bedell, Carolyn Clayton, Caroline Gere, Anne Gibiser, Gail Gibiser, Martha Gorthey, Katherine Haab, Mary Hagerty, Joan Heaton, Caryl Homan, Joan Johnson, Elizabeth J. Johnson, Katherine Lidgard, Ruth M. Lovelace, Elsie MacDonald, Jane Miller, Rene Murphy, Rosalind Olson, Constance Pratt, Barbara Richardson, Gloria Robberson, Kay Roeger, Beverly Schenck, Mary Stebbins, Kathryn Steele, Donna Sweet. Elizabeth Thomas, Carren Tuss, Barbara Williams, Xancy Wilson, Johanna
Baker, Hugh Burch. Christopher Cathey, Owen Dombrowski. Timothy J. Goldberg, Helga Hanninan, Jayne Jech. Carl L. Krupa, Stephen Lowry, Paul Miller, Gerald Paglia, James Reidy, James Remenschneider, Denny Schultz, Stanley T. Tracer, Natalie P. Weaver, Lawrence
Abramowitz, Robert L. Ansted, Albert Atkins, Anthony liarrett. Martin Caducio, Fred Casai, Tim Chateau. Michael Clark. Harold R. Clel.ind, D. Thomas
Clow, Daniel Cochrane. Alan Enns, Philip ('?albraith. Merle C.irod. Albert P. Guthrie, Thomas Haworth, Donald Hcllstedt, Peter Hill, James Hmay, Thomas Hutchinson, James Hyde, Peter Kantor, Jonathan KellogR, Larry Kroll, Herfried A. Lam, Samuel Lathrop, John Mac Grcgor. Robert Melcher, Philip Miller, Jonathan Pack, Jon Pomann, James Preston, Thomas Richert. Cary Smith, William Snabes, Michael Warren, James Weamer, Alan
Ballard, Gary Bash, Paul Beam. Marion L. Bell, Gary W. Beilomo, Joachim Bones. James
Broner, Dan Brueger, John Burr, Charles F. Carries, Richard C. Carpenter, Keith Chapman, Scott Chateau, John Clayton, Joseph F. Conners, John Currie, William Datsko, Robert Dill, David Eskra, James Garvey, James Gcyerman, Richard Gitterman, David Gottfried, Ralph Gutterman. Robert Hagerty, Thomas F. Hamilton, Edgar Haynes, Jeffrey Herren, Donald C. Hoag, Edwin C. Hochstettler, Thomas Holbrook. Robert Holly, Tom Kays. J. Warren Kissel, Klair Krause, Harry Kriechman. Mark McDonald. James McElheron, John Magretta, William Martinez. Douglas Morris, Robert Olson. Steven Pavelek. Thomas Petty, Mark
Pollock, Stephen Pond, Gregory Psujek, Casimir Rigolot, Francois Shahvitz, Howard Silva, Felipe Smith, Fred Spcim, Sterling Sutton, Wade Tompkins. Terril 0. Weaver, David
Allen, Neville Anderson, Frederick M. Bond, W. Howard Bryant, Stephen L. Gere. Brewster Hanley, Gerard F. Heil, John Hincklcy, David Lehmann, Charles F. Loukotka, Joseph McCoy, Keith Martsolf, Robert Miller, Warren P. Oberhausen, Richard Powell, Gregg Schonschack, Wallace A. Sice, Vergil N. Sommerfeld, R. Thomas Stegler, Richard Steinmetz, George Strozier, Robert Tickton, David Wyche, Donald Zimmerman, Eric
MEMBERS OF INTERLOCHEN ARTS ACADEMY ORCHESTRA
Cortcertmistrcss Mark Kushnir Bradley Stewart Janine Stockdell Diane Drisps Judith Csik James Krehbiel Marshall Meade Jeremy Points Eric Xilsson
Ann Ourada, Principal Janice Hares Pamela Peeters Priscilla Post Joan Svoboda Hollis Beard
I!rian Lew Martha Curtis
Principal Alice Schumer Joanne Mulder Penelope Knutli Gary Syroid Ronald Lawrence
Michael Meade. Principal Larry Wirth Blythe Tretick Thomas Mckco Ellen Clouh Lvnnc Tohin
Alan N'aEcl, Principal Carl Osterhouse Jonathan Jensen Sheila Murphy
Jane Marvine Robert Stcphenson
Edward Carroll Patricia Cairns
TIMPANI Peter Erskine
UNIVERSITY MUSICAL SOCIETY
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Gail VV. Rector, President
Roscoe 0. Bonistcel, VicePresident
Erich A. Walter, Secretary
E. Thurton Thiemc, Treasurer
William L. Brittain Douglas D. Crary Robben V. Fleming Harlan Hatcher
Paul G. Kauper Wilbur K. Pierpont Daniel H. Schurz Stephen H. Spurr