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UMS Concert Program, April 28, 1979: The Ann Arbor May Festival -- The Philadelphia Orchestra

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Day
28
Month
April
Year
1979
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Concert: Seventieth
Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan

THE UNIVERSITY MUSICAL SOCIETY OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN
ANN ARBOR
THE PHILADELPHIA ORCHESTRA
Eugene Ormandy, Music Director
Riccardo Muti, Principal Guest Conductor
William Smith, Associate Conductor
THE UNIVERSITY CHORAL UNION Donald Bryant, Director
EUGENE ORMANDY, Conducting
ALMA JEAN SMITH, Soprano ALEXANDRINA MILCHEVA, Contralto
ZURAB SOTKILAVA, Tenor MARTTI TALVELA, Bass
Saturday Evening, April 28, 1979, at 8:30 Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan
PROGRAM
The Requiem Mass (The Manzoni Requiem) Requiem (Quartet and Chorus)
Dies irae:
Dies irae (Chorus)
Tuba mirum (Bass and Chorus)
Liber scriptus (Contralto and Chorus)
Quid sum miser (Soprano, Contralto and Tenor)
Rex tremendae (Quartet and Chorus)
Recordare (Soprano and Contralto)
Ingemisco (Tenor)
Confutatis (Bass and Chorus)
Lacrymosa (Quartet and Chorus)
INTERMISSION
Offertorio (Quartet)
Sanctus (Double Chorus)
Agnus Dei (Soprano, Contralto and Chorus)
Lux aeterna (Contralto, Tenor and Bass)
Libera me (Soprano and Chorus)
Giuseppe Verdi (18131901)
Centennial Season -Seventieth Concert
Eightysixth Annual May Festival
Requiem and Kyrie
Requiem aeternam dona eis, Domine; et lux
perpetua luceat eis. Te decet hymnus, Deus, in Sion, et tibi red
detur votum in Jerusalem. Exaudi orationem meam, ad te otnnis caro
veniet.
Kyrie, eleison, Christe, eleison.
Eternal rest give unto them, O Lord; and let
perpetual light shine on them. A hymn becometh Thee, O God, in Sion; and
a vow shall be paid to Thee in Jerusalem. O hear my prayer: all flesh shall come to Thee. Lord have mercy on us. Christ have mercy on us.
Dies Irae
Dies irae, dies ilia Solvet saeclum in favilla, Teste David cum Sibylla. Quantits tremor est juturus, Quando Judex est venturus, Cuncta stricte discussurus!
Days of wrath and doom impending, Heaven and earth in ashes ending! David's word with Sibyl's blending! Oh, what fear man's bosom rendeth, When from heaven the Judge descendeth, On whose sentence all dependeth!
Tuba Mirum
Tuba mirutn spargens sonum Per sepulcra regionum, Coget omnes ante thronum. Mors stupebil et nalura Cum resurget creatura, Judicanti responsura.
Wondrous sound the trumpet flingeth, Through earth's sepulchres it ringeth, All before the throne it bringeth. Death is struck and nature quaking, All creation is awakening, To its Judge an answer making.
Liber Scriptus
Liber scriptus projeretur, In quo totem continetur, Unde mundus judicelur. Judex ergo cum sedebit, Quidquid latet, apparebit: Nil inultum remanebit. Dies irae, dies ilia, Solvet saeclum in javilla, Teste David cum Sibylla.
Lo! The book exactly worded, Wherein all hath been recorded; Thence shall judgment be awarded. When the Judge his seat attaineth, And each hidden deed arraigneth, Nothing unavenged remaineth. Days of wrath and doom impending, Heaven and earth in ashes ending! David's word with Sibyl's blending!
Quid Sum Miser
Quid sum miser tune dicturus Quem patronum rogaturus, Cum vix Justus sit securus
What shall I, frail man, be pleading Who for me be interceding, When the just are mercy needing
Rex Tremendae
Rex tremendae majestatis, Qui salvandos salvas gratis, Salva me, jons pietatis.
King of majesty tremendous, Who dost free salvation send us, Fount of pity, then befriend us.
Recordare
Recordare, Jesu pie, Quad sum causa tuae viae; Ne me perdas ilia die. Quaerens me, sedisti lassus, Redemisti Crucetn passus; Tantus labor non sit cassus. Juste Judex ultionis, Donum fac remissionis Ante diem rationis.
Think, kind Jesu, my salvation Caused Thy wondrous Incarnation; Leave me not to reprobation. Faint and weary Thou has sought me, On the Cross of suffering bought me, Shall such grace be vainly brought me Righteous Judge, for sin's pollution, Grant Thy gift of absolution, Ere that day of retribution.
Ingemisco
Ingemisco tamquam reus, Culpa rubet vultus mevs, Supplicanti parce, Deus. Qui Mariam absolvisti, Et latronem exaudisli, Mihi quoque spem dedisti. Preces meae non sunt dignae, Sed tu bonus jac benigne, Ne perenni cremer igne. Inter oves locum praesta, Et ab hoedis me sequestra, Statuens in parte dextra.
Guilty now I pour my moaning, All my shame with anguish owning; Spare, O God, Thy suppliant groaning. Through the sinful woman shriven, Through the dying thief forgiven, Thou to me a hope hast given. Worthless are my prayers and sighing, Yet, good Lord, in grace complying, Rescue me from fires undying. With Thy sheep a place provide me, From the goat afar divide me, To Thy right hand do Thou guide me.
CONFUTATIS
Conjutatis malediclis, Flommis acribus addictis: Voca me cum benedictis. Oro supplex et acclinis, Cor contritum quasi cinis: Gere curam mei finis.
When the wicked are confounded, Doomed to flames of woe unbounded, Call me, with Thy Saints surrounded. Low I kneel with heart submission! See, like ashes my contrition! Help me in my last condition!
Dies irae, dies ilia, Solvet saeclum in favilla, Tesle David cum Sibylla.
Days of wrath and doom impending, Heaven and earth in ashes ending! David's word with Sibyl's blending !
Lacrymosa
Lacrymosa dies ilia, Qua resurget ex favilla Judicandus homo reus. Huic ergo parce, Deusl Pie Jesu Domine, Dona eis requiem. Amen.
Ah, that day of tears and mourning! From the dust of earth returning, Man for judgment must prepare him; Spare, O God, in mercy spare him! Lord, all pitying, Jesu blest, Grant them Thine eternal rest. Amen.
Offertorio
Domine Jesu Christe, Rex gloriae, libera animas omnium fidelium dejunclorum de poenis injerni et de profundo lacu.
Libera eas de ore leonis, ne absorbent eas Tartarus, ne cadanl in obscurum: sed signifer sanctus Michael repraesentet eas in lucem sanctam: quam olim Abrahae promisisti et semini ejus.
Hostias et preces tibi, Domine, laudis offerimus: tu suscipe pro animabus Mis, quorum hodie memoriam facimus: jac eas, Domine, de morte transire ad vitam.
Lord Jesus Christ, King of glory, deliver the souls of all the faithful departed from the pains of hell, and from the deep pit.
Deliver them from the lion's mouth, lest hell swallow them, lest they fall into darkness. And let the standardbearer, St. Michael, bring them into the holy light which Thou didst promise of old to Abraham and his seed.
We offer Thee, O Lord, a sacrifice of praise and prayer; accept them in behalf of the souls we commemorate this day; and let them, O Lord, pass from death to life.
Sanctus
Sanctus, Sanctus, Sattctus,
Dominus Deus Sabaoth.
Pleni stint coeli et terra gloria tua,
Hosanna in excelsis.
Benedictus, gut venit in nomine Domini.
Hosanna in excelsis.
Holy, Holy, Holy,
Lord of Hosts.
Heaven and earth are full of Thy glory.
Hosanna in the highest.
Blessed is He that cometh in the name of the
Lord. Hosanna in the highest!
Agnus Dei
Ignus Dei, qui tollis peccata mundi: dona eis requiem sempilernam.
Lamb of God, who takest away the sins of the world, give them eternal rest.
Lux Aeterna
Lux aeterna luceat eis, Domine, cum sanctis tuis in aelernum quia pius es.
Requiem aeternam dona eis, Domine, el lux perpetua luceat eis.
Let eternal light shine upon them, O Lord, with thy saints for ever, because Thou art merciful.
Eternal rest give unto them, O Lord: and let perpetual light shine upon them.
Libera Me
Libera me, Dotnine, de morte aeterna, in die ilia tremenda; quando coeli movendi sunt et terra. I)tint veneris judicare saeculum per ignem.
Tremens jactus sum ego, et timeo, dum discussio venerit atque Ventura ira.
Dies irae, dies ilia, calamilatis et miseriae, Dies magna et amara valde. Dum veneris judicare . . . Requiem aeternam . . . Libera me, Domine . . .
Lord, deliver my soul from the doom of
eternal death on the dread day of judgment;
when the heavens and earth shall both be
moved. When Thou shalt come in the midst
of fire to judge the whole world. Full of terror am I and of dreadful fear of
the judgment that shall come on the day of
Thy wrath.
Day of anger, day of mourning. Utter confusion shall befall them, and utmost
bitter sorrow. Rest eternal . . . Deliver me, O Lord . . .
Verdi composed the Requiem in Memory oj Alessandro Manzoni when he was sixty years old. From the age of sixteen when the composer first read Manzoni's novel, promessi sposi, Verdi regarded the novelist as a saint. The one brief meeting Verdi had with Manzoni in 1848 confirmed and deepened his admiration for the man; he revered him personally and considered him, together with Rossini, one of their age's towering representatives of Italian creativity. Manzoni, who died in 1873 at the age of eightynine, is frequently bracketed with Garibaldi as a personification of the ideal of Italian nationalism, Garibaldi working for the political freedom and unity of the Italian states and Manzoni, the poet and novelist, attempting to unify the country through its language.
The Requiem was given its premiere in Milan on May 22, 1874, the first anniversary of Manzoni's death; Verdi himself conducted. The work was first sung in Ann Arbor twenty years later by the University Choral Union at the first May Festival in 1894. Tonight's performance of the Requiem is the tenth by the Choral Union since then. The four soloists, American soprano Smith, Bulgarian contralto Milcheva, Russian tenor Sotkilava, and Finnish bass Talvela, are all making their Ann Arbor debuts in this dramatic closing concert of the Musical Society's 100th season.
THE UNIVERSITY CHORAL UNION
Donald Bryant, Director Nancy Hodge, Accompanist Stephen Bates, Manager
First Sopranos
Patsy Auiler Patricia Austin Lola Bradstreet Carol Brechemin Letitia Byrd Susan Campbell Susan Courdway Elaine Cox Christine Crockett Kathryn Elliott Elizabeth Engelhardt Carole Gall as Julie Giuliani Barbara Gockel Gladys Hanson Ann Holz Sylvia Jenkins Karil Kochenderfer Karol Krohn Carolyn Leyh Kathleen Lin Doris Luecke Lois Malthaner Marilyn McCallum Loretta Meissner Cheryl Murphy Anne Nisch Andrea Parmelee Mary Rumman Margaret Schilt Alice Schneider Charlotte Stanek Heidi Unger Cheryl Waldenmyer Joanne Westman Linda Woodman Denise Zellner
Second Sopranos Darby Anderson Christine Amison Judy Barber Kathy Berry Jessica Briefer Carol Brodbeck Virginia Burr Marilyn Buss Young Cho Barbara Colwell Jane Conrad Christina Dindoffer Frances Edwards Katharine Fielder Carol Fleeter Melissa Forbes Norma Gentile Sheryl Halsey Sondra Herold Mary' Hiraga Alice Horning Rita Jakubowski Mary Leenheer Judy Lehmann Paula Little Francis Lyman Margaret Nesse Eleanor Overdeck Beth Pack Sara Peth Robina Quale Virginia Reese Stephanie Rosenbaum Susan Schluederberg Marie Schneider
Kathleen Sheehy Elizabeth StewartRobinson
Patricia Tompkins Rachelle Warren Shelly Weaver Christine Wendt Cindy Worrell Karen Yoshovich Kathleen Young Esther Yu
First Altos
Margaret Amrine Patricia Anderson Margo Angelini Martha Ause Claudia Beckwith Melodic Hlacklidge Phyllis Bogarin Kay Bohn Beth Broad Ella Brown Marion Brown Susan Cameron Lael Cappaert Julie Cohen Mary Crichton Christine Dailey Arlene Dobberstein Judith Eaton Jeanne Erickson Daisy Evans Lucy Feldkamp Amy Fick Audrey Fick Marilyn Finkbeiner Merian Frederick Ruth Gewanter Nancy Girbach Marilyn Glover Miriam Graff Kathleen Graham Judy Hicks Faye Hirozowa Virginia Hmay Sandra Huron Carol Hurwitz Janice Johnson Marilyn Johnson Karen Judson Nancy Karp Wilma Krohn Kristine Langabeer Metta Lansdale Rosemary Lewis Alita Marchelletta Bernice McCoy Florence Miller Jean Morgan Lois Nelson Cheryl Peck Lauri Peterson Barbara Petoskey Mary Redford Glenda Revellc Kathi Rosenzweig Sara Rothman Mary Shell Beth Slee Patricia Stock Ann Stout Gcorgiana Swinford Deborah Syring
Nancy Tennenhouse Patricia Theiler Nancy Thibault Anne Thomas Julia Thornbury Helen Thornton Amy Torch Joanne Veroff Kathleen Weber Myra White Charlotte Wolfe
Second Altos
Sandra Anderson
Lois Aroian
Marjorie Baird
Rosemary Baldwin
Dorian Bartley
Eleanor Beam
Kathy Beam
Carolyn Calas
Jane Callanan
Joyce Delamarter
Alice Galbraith
Julie Garmel
Lois Guebert
Mary Haab
Joan Hagerty
Deborah Lipson
Elsie Lovelace
Barbara Maes
Rosemary Mayman
Cheryl Melby
Melanie McCray
Margaret McNiven
Linda Moses
Ellen Neering
Susan Nisbett
Barbara Norris
Mary Price
Elsa Redmond
Beverly Roeger
Aliza Shevrin
Linda Siebert
Rose Siri
Carol Spencer
Katie Stebbins
Libby Stuber
Elizabeth Sweet
Margaret Thompson
Peggy ThompsonSchmidt
Marian Vassar
Alice Warsinski
Helen Welford
First Tenors
Hugh Baker Hugh Brown Ken Burdett Glen Butterfield Tim Dombrowski Robert Domine Peter Humphery Paul Lowry Robert MacGregor Robert Miller Duane Novelly Bernard Patterson Larry Reemmer
Second Tenors
Dick Bohlander William Bronson
Harold Clark John Comfort Ed Cullen Merle Galbraith Albert Girod Roy Glover Donald Haworth Theodore Hefley Thomas Hmay Bill Kinley Jay Klein Philip Melcher Rick Melvoin Kenneth Nisch James Priore Robert Reizner Phillip Rogers Michael Rubin Dennis Zoenger
First Basses
Mark Avenmarg Joel Beam Marion Beam Kent Berke Gary Blacklidge Dean Bodley Harry Bowen John Brueger Charles Burr Owen Cathey Richard Dargis Peter DeHart Curtis Dyck Thomas Farrell Greg Flynn Thomas Flvnn Thomas Hagerty Jon Hosier Klair Kissel Charles Liang William Liefert Lawrence Lohr Sol Metz
Richard Nicholson Steven Olson Dennis Powers Richard Rector Bill Stolkel Richard Stock Wade Sutton Chris Uchrin Thomas Wang
Second Basses
Victor Abdella John Dryden Lowell Fisher Robert Hall David Harari Seth Kivnick Charles Lehmann David Matthews John Mcliitire Alfred Meyer Richard Schacht Raymond Schankin Wallace Schonschack Mark Sebastian Vergil Slee Terrill Tompkins Robert Ziola
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