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UMS Concert Program, November 15, 1973: The Modern Jazz Quartet --

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Day
15
Month
November
Year
1973
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Concert: Eighth
Complete Series: 3851
Power Center For The Performing Arts Ann Arbor, Michigan

The University Musical Society
of
The University of Michigan
Presents
The Modern Jazz Quartet
JOHN LEWIS, Piano MILT JACKSON, Vibraharp
PERCY HEATH, Bass CONNIE KAY, Drums
Thursday Evening, November 15, 1973, at 8:00
Power Center for the Performing Arts
Ann Arbor, Michigan
PROGRAM
Monterey Mist.............Milt Jackson
Dedicated to the worldfamous Monterey Jazz Festival.
Misty Roses..............Tim Hardin
An unusually fine lyrical piece by the young American pop songwriter that lends itself to jazz.
True Blues..............Milt Jackson
A piece exhibiting deep and great jazz improvisatory possibilities
Romance . .............John Lewis
A composition originally created for the film score of "Kcmek" and used as a display piece for the lyric virtuoso talents of Milt Jackson.
Valeria...............John Lewis
Originally created for the film score of "Una Storia Milanese," its title is the name of the principal female character.
In Memoriam..............John Lewis
A composition for symphony orchestra and the MJQ, and here played in transcription. The piece is dedicated to the many great musicians of our generation who have passed on.
The Legendary Profile...........Milt Jackson
The title selection from a most recent MJQ album and expressing the legendary character of the MJQ.
INTERMISSION Atlantic Records
Eighth Program Third Annual Choice Series, Power Center Complete Program 3851
The Jasmin Tree.............John Lewis
Created for a documentary about the people of the Moroccan Sahara.
Prelude No. 8 from The WellTempered Clavichord . . . . J. S. Bach A transcription, arrangement, composition by John Lewis.
The Walkin' Stomp............John Lewis
Dedicated to the way people of the West Indies "walk," "talk," and "dance" in their festivals.
Willow Weep for Me...........Ann Ronnel
A great lyrical standard that is a favorite of the MJQ.
"Cantilena" from Bachianas Brasileiras No. 5 ... Heitor VillaLobos One of a group of marvelous pieces dedicated to J. S. Bach by the great Brazilian composer.
Summertime............George Gershwin
From the folk opera Porgy and Bess.
The "Little" Fugue in D minor......J. S. BachJohn Lewis
Adagio from the guitar Concierto de Aranjuez .... Joaquin Rodrigo A transcription of this popular work created for the MJQ by John Lewis.
Bags' Groove.............Milt Jackson
One of the oldest and most popular pieces created by the MJQ.
COMING EVENTS
Martina Arroyo, Soprano......Monday, 8:30, November 19
Songs by Stradella, Gluck, Handel, Faur?, de Falla
Narciso Yepes, Guitarist......Wednesday, 8:30, November 28
Handel's "Messiah"........Friday, 8:30, November 30;
Saturday, 8:30, December 1; Sunday, 2:30, December 2
For over ninety years, the University Choral Union has presented the "Messiah" in celebration of the Christmas season. Donald Bryant conducts the 350voice chorus, members of the Interlochen Arts Academy Orchestra, and soloists Ruth Falcon, soprano, Muriel Greenspon, contralto, John Sandor, tenor, and Saverio Barbieri, bass.
Krasnayarsk Siberian Dancers . . . Saturday, 3:00 and 8:00, December 1
AllBrubeck Concert........Thursday, 8:30, January 17
"Two Generations of Brubeck": Dave Brubeck and sons, the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Festival Chorus, New Heavenly Blue rock group, Erich Kunzel and Don Th. Jaeger, con?ductors, featuring the cantata "Truth."
LaSalle String Quartet.......Sunday, 2:30, January 20
Schonberg: Quartet No. 4; Mozart: Quartet in D minor, K. 421; Verdi: Quartet in E minor.
Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra.....Sunday, 2:30, January 27
Witold Rowicki, Conductor; Stefania Woytowicz, Soprano
Szymanowski: Concert Overture, Op. 12; Britten: Illuminations, Op. 14; Boguslawski:
Capriccioso notturno; Stravinsky: "Petrouchka"
UNIVERSITY MUSICAL SOCIETY
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