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UMS Concert Program, October 31, 1976: Julian Bream --

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Concert: Second
Complete Series: 4014
Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan

The Universi
Musical Society
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Julian Bream
Lutenist and Guitarist
Sunday Afternoon, October 31, 1976, at 3:00 Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan
LUTE Branles de Bourgonne (1568).........Adrian le Roy
Five Pieces from "El Maestro" (1535) Fantasia xvi Fantasia vii Two Pavanas Fantasia xxxvi
My Lady Hunsdons puffe Fancy: Forlorne Hope Captain Piper's Galliard Sir John Smith's Almaine A Fancy
Luis Milan (150O1561)
John Dowland (15631626)
Prelude (4th Cello Suite) Prelude (3rd Lute Suite)
Royal Winter Musick 1976 A Sonata on Shakespearean characters
Gloucester Ophelia
Romeo and Juliet Audrey and Touchstone
Ariel Oberon
La Catedral............
J. S. Bach (16851750)
. Hans Werner Henze (b. 1926)
Augustin Barrios (18851944)
RCA Records
Second Concert
Sixth Annual Choice Series
Complete Programs 4014
About the Artist
Julian Bream occupies a preeminent position in the world of guitar and is undoubtedly one of the finest lutenists of his generation. Born in London in 1933, he made his professional debut in 1947, and that same year met Segovia, whose in?fluence and encouragement was to have a profound effect on him.
Mr. Bream's special contribution to the literature is to extend the range of musical interest backward through discovered music for the lute and forward through recent music written for the guitar. Such composers as Benjamin Britten, William Walton, Hans Werner Henze, Richard Rodney Bennett, and Malcolm Arnold have written works especially for him, some of which he himself has commissioned. The literature has also been expanded by his many transcriptions of Romantic and Baroque music.
He tours almost every country in the world, spending three or four weeks in the United States each season. This is Mr. Bream's fifth visit to Ann Arbor--previous appearances were two in 1963, and one each in 1972 and 1973.
Justino Diaz, Basso.........Monday, November 1
Handel: Dalla guerra amorosa; Brahms: Six Songs; Verdi: "II lacerato spirito" from Simon Boccanegra; Faure: Nell, Chanson d'amour, Mandoline; Montsalvatge: Three Songs; Ponchielli: "Al tuo trono" from Promesi Sposi; Gounod: "Mephisto's Serenade from Faust.
Guarneri String Quartet.....(sold out) Friday, November 5
Guarneri String Quartet.......Saturday, November 6
AllBeethoven: Op. 18, No. S in A major; Op. 59, No. 1 in F major; Op. 130, with Grosse Fuge.
Chinese Acrobats..........Saturday, November 6
Ruth Laredo, Pianist........(aft.) Sunday, November 7
Beethoven: Sonata in Eflat, Op. 81a; Scriabin; Poeme, Op. 32, Sonata No. 9; Rachmaninoff: Three Etudes Tableaux; Ravel: Valses nobles et sentimentales, La Valse.
Victor Herbert's Naughty Marietta......Friday & Saturday,
November 12 & 13
London Philharmonic OrchestraHaitink . . . Sunday, November 14
Arnold: The Philharmonic Concerto; Elgar: Introduction and Allegro for Strings; Mahler: Symphony No. 5.
Elly Ameling, Soprano........Tuesday, November 16
Mozart: Six Songs; Schubert: Five Songs; Martin: Drey Minnelicder; Faure: Mandoline, Au bord de 1'eau, Arpege, Les Roses d'Ispahan, La Rose; Satie: Ludions, La Diva de l'Empire.
Aeolian Chamber Players.......Saturday, November 20
Haydn: Trio in G, No. 31; Bolcom: "Whisper Moon"; Bartok: "Contrasts"; Brahms: Trio in C minor, Op. 101.
Handel's "Messiah".....Friday & Saturday, December 3 & 4,
(aft.) Sunday, December 5
University Choral Union, Interlochen Orchestra, Kathryn Bouleyn, soprano, Lili Chookasian, contralto, Vinson Cole, tenor, Simon Estes, bass, Donald Bryant, conductor.
Burton Memorial Tower, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109
Phones: 6653717, 7642538

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