School of Music Program Book 1949-1950 Page: 53
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(Leaflet issued by N. W. C. T. U.)
The Sublime Process of Law Enforcement
(Arkansas-"The Sublime Process of Law Enforcement"
described by Joseph B. Wirger, deathhouse reporter of the
Little Rock "Gazette," in "Startling Detective Adventures.")
(California-Literary intelligence: Announcing) Loveli-Lines
is composed of thirty-three Individualistic Verse poems all
abrim with Joy, Faith, Abundance, Victory, Beauty and
Randall Thompson is one of the few Americans to have held
both the "Prix de Rome" and Guggenhcim Foundation fellowships.
He has served on the faculties of Juilliard, the U. of California,
Curtis Institute, and other colleges. He has already given two
symphonies to the American public, as well as a number of choral
works. His compositions evidence a mastery of the orchestral and
choral idioms combined with a surety of touch, creative imagina-
tion, and, on occasion, a sense of humor at once broad and delicate.
Robert W. Ottman, conductor
Jack Roberts, pianist
Madrigal Singers: Marjorie McClung, Elaine Turney, so-
pranos; Elizabeth Anderson, Joanna Durst, altos; Stephen Farkas,
Ira Schantz, tenors; Charles Nelson, Marvin Solley, basses.
Annabel Lee Robert Jenkins
John Miller, narrator
Orchestra, Dr. George Morey, conductor
This poem of Poe was set for narrator and orchestra by Ro-
bert Jenkins, composition student at NTSC Music School, pupil of
Dr. George Morey and Gerhardt Dorn. This is the first public
performance of the work, other than in the composition labora-
tory and in student recital.
Poe has been called by the foremost English critics the only
real American poet. His "Annabel Lee" is one of the world's
greatest masterpieces of lyrical poetry.
Hoe Down Aaron Copland
This composition is the fourth dance episode from the "Rodeo."
It is descriptive of the Saturday night dance at the Ranch House,
following the afternoon's exhibitions of roping and riding. A
square dance tune called "Bonyparte" provides the principal theme
of the "Hoe Down." Aaron Copland has risen rapidly to deserved
fame, both as a composer and an author. As a composer, he is
noted for his employment of American folk tunes in his composi-
tions. Also his two books, Our New Music and What to Listen For
in Music, have been a great aid to the appreciation of American
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