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aa club take are E. review of the leader. R. to at a by in The football thought TWO ON THEIR University People Look Forward Forward to Tuesday Concert. TWO CHICAGO SINGERS Miss White and Mr. Olds to Assist. University people and townspeople interested interested In music are looking forward with interest to the evening of song to be given in the university auditorium Tuesday evening at 8 o'clock. It will be given by Miss Marie Frances, White, soprano, of the faculty of the university university school of music. Miss Jennie F. W. Johnson, contralto, of Chicago, Garnett Garnett Hedge, tenor, of Chicago, and William William B. Olds, baritone, also of the faculty faculty of the university school ol music. TWO SONG CYCLES. The piece de resistance of the program program will be Amy Woodforde-Finden's four voice song cycle, "The Pagoda o£ Flowers." A second song cycle, also for four voices, will be Hermann Lohr's "Tiie LJttle Sunbonnet." Between the two cycles Miss Johnson and Mr. Hedge will give songs or groups of songs. Both Miss Johnson and Mr. Hedge are well known In Chicago ana on concert routes out of Chicago as artists o£ ex-: cellence and ability. PROGRAM. The program is as follows: Song Cycle for faur voices. Pagoda of Flowers--Amy Woodforde-Flnd- en. Dramatis Personae. Oomala, baiitone--A young Priest, formerly formerly betrothed to Ma Noo. Chit Maune, tenor--A college boy. Ma Mee, soprano--A flower seller In the Pagoda. Ma Noo, contralto--A village girl. 1. Descriptive opening chorus (quartet)-"Shwe (quartet)-"Shwe Dagon Pagoda." Passing of priests. 2. Prayer (trio and quartet)--"Awgatha. Awgatha. 3. Tenor--"Midst the Petals In Your Tresses." 4. Soprano--"In My Lacquered Tray are Roses." 5. Con'ralto--"The Star-Flower Trep " 6. Bni .one--"God Keep My Thoughts " 7. Contralto--"Pale Priest Beside the Shrine." Duet, contralto and baritone--"Ah, It Was There " 8. Duet, contralto arid baritone--"To Live, To L/ove." 0. Quartet--"Shwe Dagron Pagoda " Aria--"Ah! Rendimi," fiom the opera "Mltran*," (Rossi), Miss Jennie F W. Johneon. Johneon. Songs--Hope--MacDermid, Charity--MacDermid. Requiem--Homer. Flower Rain--Schneider. Recompense--Hammond. Mr. Garnett Hedge. Songs--Th« Wind Speaks--Grant-Shaefer. My Lover He Comes (Clough-Lefghter), Miss Jennie F. W. Johnson Aria--Rudolfo'o Recital--"Che dellda man- ina," from the opera "La Bohme" .(Pucclnl), Mr. Garnett Hedge. MISS JENNIE: F. w. JOHNSON Chicago Contralto Who Will Sing At the University Tuesday Night. Duet--My Heart At Thy Sweet Voice, "Samson and Delilah" (Salnt-Saens), Mlns Johnson and Mr. Hedge. Song cycle fot four voices. The Little Sunonnet--Hermann Lohr. 1. Quartet--"The Little Sunonnet." 2. Soprano--"Little Print Bonnet." 3. Duet, contralto and tenor--"Where tho Violets- Grow." 4. Baritone--"Little Molly Mary." ! 5. Quartet--"A Lady Came to Our 0. Tenor solo and baritone--"Somewhere Town." 7. Duet, soprano and baritone--"The Rose and the Ningtlngale." 8. Contralto--"If I Had a Dolly." 9. Quartet--"So Glad of Heart." The university Is Issuing elaborate programs programs containing the libretto of the Wood- forde-Flmlen song cycle. ARGUMENT OF CYCLE. "The Pagoda of Flowers" is a Burmese Burmese story in song. Previous to the events explained by the lyrics, Oomala, a young Burman, the betrothed of Noo, filled with religious fervor, and his heart resolved to become a (Buddhist Priest), has bidden Ma a sudden, strange, farewell, that only half reve-aled his full Intention. The marriage day passes. OOmala neither comes to claim his bride, nor holds communication w i t h the world. Deserted, desperate, xinwilllng to accept accept the rumored truth, Ma Noo sets forth on a pilgrimage, praying at every holy shrine that her beloved be restored to her. IN SACRED COURTS. The action of the ttory as told in ' The Pagoda of Flowers" passes the crowded steps, and afterwards In the sacred courts oC what Is intended to represent the famous Shwe Dagon Pagoda In Rangoon. It H morning and the people come, clad in gay silks, to offer prayers before the many effigies of the Buddha, and. later, depart to celebrate with dance and song a merry holiday. happiness of Ma Mee the little flower girl, and the songs sung by her Chit Maung, her boy lover, are in contrast to the despairing notes of Ma 'Noo, in whose secret heart there gers little hope of answer to her and oft-said prayers. But OOrnain is really close at hand, for he has become one of the many The "BLUE

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  1. The Daily Review,
  2. 16 Jan 1910, Sun,
  3. Page 6

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