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 - 11U1ÍA1. ¡mil llnttle PHONE CONCERT A SUCCESS...
11U1ÍA1. ¡mil llnttle PHONE CONCERT A SUCCESS Kuipoi I» People In Tiir-lr Home,* Ves- tcwlny Al'lut-miou Uslt-iu-il Music by Noriiml School .Miisii- to Lyon school School A fornieil coin- at just of of organization. the feature ud- dean ut Syiik- 'secretary. be analyzed She wna yesterdays, the treatment re«•] the the of- one fulfill Sitting in ilmii 1 homes yostorday Jifiornoon, nearly fifty Kmporiu puo- plt' heard tho Normal music itepiirt.- mont'a llrnt telephono concert, !iy menus of a niivcln.i tnummlttor, telephone telephone subscribers lu various pan» of town wore nblo to enjoy vocal and violin solos by Normal musicians. The concert was In iho nutnri> of a tryout, but good rc.fults wen; s'f.. cured, nnd thu telephone subscriber* who wen» connected tu the llntta could hour the music perfectly. Miss " ttliln Colo, of thu Normal inriilty. announced tho numburs, muí handled handled the Normal end of the lino. Jienry Douglass, a telephone um- ploycio, mid J L. Doollttlc. win; uhir>r, wvro on Hit! other end of tho lino. Tbo first number was by Miss ICvullni! Miirtk-y, soprano. Slui NUIIR "Arise, Shine," by Miicllormld. ami tlie listeners could hear hor volco per.'octly. A simple adjustment «if L> apparatus, and .losoph Kitehin, tho Normai violinist, played "C:i- >rico Viennols," by Kreislur. 'Hie nolo was heard on all o[ tho lino», ami ill at the cuden/.aa and movements if tho exquisite melody could be fol- owuil as distinctly un If Mr. Kltclton uul boon in tho mm room. Mlua Juno Eby, soprano, sang "0, Would That Mad Oioil 13re Now," 1111 ¡tria from ialte's "lloheiiilan Olrl." liven' Mlns 3 by'a linlit soprano votcu curried nil >vor tho llniis. "Give us some old famillnr ploco," aid someone on Uiu lino, when Miss 7olc annoiuiceil Miss Hartley's second second iiuiiibor. Miss Hartley ¡uuig "Annie Laurie," and tlioro w«ro (>x planutioiiH of appreciation and do- light. Mr. Kitchln played "l.lobosf- freud," by Krelsler, and Miss Bby Kiive the lovers ot old-time music an-: other treat when she sain; "The Last ¡is "f H I) tlio of Suniniftr." The telephone• concerts wore OI-ÍKÍ- nally planned for tho subscriborf) on Iho rural lines by W. W. Ifinnoy, manager of tho Emporia Tulophone Company. The transmitter was llrst used last weelc. when one of tbo Normal Normal musicians s Sur- Dr. and to Hnrtford, but this was thu first public try-out. . "Wn .buili up the connoctlon by plugging in on tho special line to the Normal," said Mr. Doolittlo, this morning, in expltilnlng how tlio work was done. "Tlio only troubles .wan Unit Ihu occaalonat ciilUng 'in¡' or banging up ot subscriborH mad» it difficult at all timua for pei-Hohb on the lines to hear." f Mr.' Doollttio said the apparatus seemed to; work perfectly and that Jic expeqts tho ICmporia High School ami perhaps some of the churches to Install Install similar transmitiera for tho benefit of the si ay-at-homes. ° These transnilttoj-« are plnucid-iicnr pulpits in many of the larye churche?, Mr DoolilllQ «aid. "It . worked successfully," «aid Missllelen Cole, of the Normal. "Tho concert was held here in the regular studio, and the', singers simply stood a little nearer tho transmitter." Miss Cole said that no arrangement arrangement for concerts at stated times .vould 7)0 made until P. A. Beach, head of the Normal music department, department, returns from Pittsburgh, Pa., 'this week. .-•'•''". "The most pleasing part of lli'o progrum was the human quality of the music,", said a telephone subscriber subscriber who- "attended" the concert. The voices did not sound "tinny," liko a talking machine production, and had all of the qualities of the natural voice." )f . ost li'll Ing »ro •lio- "'lio and "l> Iho day 'Hd tar wick 38— this cise

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  1. The Emporia Gazette,
  2. 22 Mar 1915, Mon,
  3. Page 5

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