Newport, RI Newport Mercury News 22 May 1946, page 1
to demolish The assessed to Aquid- 5C S. Robert Man- E A R S A G O boa' a CONTRALTO FEATURED ATNYF RECITAL Ermine Hall Allen Sings, Negro Spirituals, 'Selections from Foreign Composers Ermine Hall Allen, contralto, a member of the St. Paul Civic Opera, was heard in recital Â£iven n the Cranston-Calvert School auditorium Tuesday evening under :hc.auspices of the Newport Youth Federation. Selections from Italian,'German, rtench arid English composers were Â· followed a closing trio of N gro spirituals. The recital opened with the Italian "Lasciatcml Morierc" by Claudia Montverde, and "So Flor- Indo e'fedele," by Scarlatti. Tho German group was made up of three Schubert numbers, "Serenade," "The Erl-KIng" and "Was 1st Sylvia." In French were the "Habanera" and "Scquedille* from Bizet's opera, "Carr.ien," "Mignon" by-Thomas. "Charming Chjoe" by Gorman "Think O. Me" by Alicia ' Scott, and "Big Lady Moon" Coleridge Taylor, comprised .the English selections. The spirituals were "Wnde 'in DC Water," by Boatner, "Oh When I .Get to Heaven" by Manney, and William Fischer's "Crucifixion." Mrs. Harriet Hail played accom panlmcnts for her daughter. The artist was presented b; the Rev. Theodore Peoples. Hcnr; P. Cross was chairman of th committee In charge of thf which will benefit the athlctl fund.