Annual May Festival of the University of Michigan Volume 22

Annual May Festival of the University of Michigan Volume 22

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1915 edition. Excerpt: ...comes too frequently imputations of superficiality. The titles of the excerpts given this evening show that he, like the majority of successful modern composers, finds inspiration in the life and activity of the folk. The "Rustic Dance"--D major--Allegro 2-4 time--is full of rhythmical verve and fitting melody, while the "Carnival" is as kaleidoscopic as the jolly event it so admirably portrays. There are many hints of folk-song motives in this number, as well as remembrances of themes heard in a previous movement. Any formal analysis is so superfluous that it will not be entered upon. THREE SONGS. (a) "Singer's Consolation" Robert Schumann (1816-1856). (b) "Ave Maria.."... Franz Schubert 1797-1828) (c) "Oh, thou billowy harvest-field..". Serge1 Rachman1noff (1873-) Mr. Mccormack. Those who have followed the career of the distinguished artist on our program will rejoice at the opportunity of hearing him in the beautiful group of songs chosen from the works of three great song writers. They are so well known that comment upon them would be superfluous. "THE MINSTREL'S CONSOLATION" R. Schumann Though sad tears no maiden o'er my grave may shed, Flowers will with dewdrops water my lone bed! Though no wand'rer linger as he passes by, Yet the moon looks on it, wand'ring through the sky, Though on me no mortal cast a thought away Grove and mead are ever mindful of my lay. Flowers, groves and moonlight, stars that rise and set They their minstrel never, never will forget. 'AVE MARIA' F. Schubert Ave Maria! Holy Maid! Oh deign to hear a maiden's vow; To thee we humbly look for aid, To thee, to thee in supplication bow. The heart with sin and sorrow laden, Beneath thy care shall find...show more

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  • Paperback
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 82g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236796799
  • 9781236796790