School of Music Program Book 1949-1950 Page: 52
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George Eason, pianist
Poem Charles T. Griffes
George Morey, flute
Robert Rogers, piano
The "Poem" is one of the least known and one of the best
works of Griffes. This composer had many qualities which, dur-
ing his short life-span of 36 years, made an indelible mark on his
time. If one must classify him at all, he was an impressionist in
music. Dr. Morey's teacher, the virtuoso flutist George Barrere,
was the inspiration to Griffes in the creating of this unique work.
Indian Choral Chants
Two Indian Songs
Two Indian Dances Jack F. Kilpatrick
Phi Mu Alpha Men's Chorus
Conducted by D. Ralph Appelman
Since Mr. Kilpatrick is an Oklahoma-born Indian, this is the
only Indian music actually arranged by an Indian. These pieces
were written while the composer was serving in the Navy, and
were first performed in New York by a Navy Chorus. Since his
discharge, Mr. Kilpatrick has written extensively in the choral
and symphonic mediums, and his works have been performed by
symphony orchestras in this and other countries.
A Stopwatch and An Ordnance Map Samuel Barber
Men's Chorus, Conducted by D. Ralph Appelman
Jack Rumbley, Tympanist
Samuel Barber is a graduate of composition of the Curtis
Institute. He is known chiefly for his symphonic works and a
violin concerto recently played by the Dallas Symphony. After
having served in the recent war and furnishing music for the
Armed Forces, he is again pursuing his life's work of serious com-
Americana Randall Thompson
May Every Tongue
(Washington-Christian sentiment of the Rev. Dr. Mark Mat-
thews, veteran instrument of the Lord in Seattle, as reported
by the "Post-Intelligencer." May every tongue be paralyzed
and every hand palsied that utters a word or raises a finger
from this pulpit in advocacy of modernism.)
The Staff Necromancer
(New York--"The Staff Necromancer" of the "Evening Gra-
phic" comes to the aid of troubled readers of that great family
Scherzo in E-flat minor
Charles T. Griffes
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