Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on July 10, 1948 · Page 10
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Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 10

Mason City, Iowa
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Saturday, July 10, 1948
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8 July 9, . 1948 Mai*n CUy Gl«bc-Gmi*Ue, M»>«n City, U. Large Crowd Wednesday to Hear Concert The Mason City municipal band, under the direction of Assistant Conductor Henry T. Paine, presented the regular midweek concert at East Park Wednesday evening before a large audience. Mrs. Paul Peterson, vocalist, and Dick Setterberg, first chair trombonist,- were the program's soloists. Mrs. Peterson presented an appealing medley of 'I Love You Truly" and 'Just a Wearyin' For You" and her 2nd number was 'Gianina Mia." Mr. Setterberg played on the trombone the age old favorite, "Love's Old Sweet Song." The offerings of the 2 soloists were enthusiastically received by the large crowd. Liltin? Waltz A rousing circus march, 'The Billboard" was the initial presentation on a program that included the overture "Raymond" by Thomas, the lilting waltz "La Gi- tona" and selections from "Maytime" by Sigmund Romberg. A suite, "Don Quixote" comprised of 4 parts—'A Spanish Village," "Sancho Passzo," "Dulcinea" and "Don Quixote"—and selections from the opera "Dedication and Benediction" by Meyerbeer, were also included in the varied program. Encore Numbers A French marching song, "Parade of the Gendarmes" and the internationally popular "Russian Sailor's Dance" from "The Red Poppy" were presented, and the concert concluded with the playing of the stirring military march, "A Step Ahead." The revived, "I'm Looking Over a Four Leaf Clover," which is currently enjoying nation wide popularity, the wistful "Miracle of the Bells" and "Alexander's Raytime Band" by Irving Berlin, were popular encore numbers of Wednesday night's concert. CONCERTS SCHEDULED Two young Scandinavian singers who have been heard in this country only on recordings made abroad, will make their American debuts next fall. They are Aksel Schiotz, Danish tenor, and Lorri Lail, Swedish mezzo-soprano. Schiotz will be heard at Town Hall, New York, on Oct. 20, Nov. 10 and Dec. 1, after which he will make a tour of the country. Miss Lail will make her debut at Town Hall on Nov. 18. Municipal Band Will Present 2 Concerts Band to Play in East Park Concerts Slated for Sunday, Wednesday Vocalist Duane Shanks of Nora Springs and a trombone trio, composed of Dick Setterberg, Charles Bush and Lorimer Olson, will be the featured soloists at the regular Sunday night concert at East park of the Mason City Municipal band. Henry T. Paine, assistant band conductoi-, will direct the band at this concert in the absence of Carleton L. Stewart, who is participating in a band clinic at Greeley, Colo. Mr. Shanks will present the stirring "Stout Hearted Men" and the tranquil "Perfect Day" as his solo selections for the program Sunday evening. The trombone threesome will play "Three Trombonists." The march, "Samson" will be the initial presentation of band, followed by the overture, "Grand Festival" by Reissinger. A selection from "High Jinks" and the "Peer Gynt" suite, comprised of 4 parts—"The Morning," Ases Death," "Anitos Dance" and "In the Hall of the Mountain King" are other numbers included on the program. "Dance Russi" by Strowinsky, a selection from the opera "Ernani" by Veri, "A Night in June" by King, the ageless "Turkey in the Straw" arranged by the immortal John Phillip Sousa, and the concluding march, "Men in Gray" by Brohmstedt, are also included in the well rounded program. Wednesday night's concert will present the versatile Lorimer Olson, a member of the band's trombone section, in the featured vocal soloists role, and Charles Bush as the trombone soloist in the midweek concert of the municipal band. Mr. Olson will render the haunting "Lost Chord" and the popular "Body and Soul" in his solo appearance, while Mr. Bush will play "My Heart at Thy Sweet Voice" on the trombone. An overture, "Barber of Seville" by Rossini, selections from the operetta "Eileen" by Victor Herbert, and a selection from the classical opera "Aicla" composed by Verdi, are included in the pro- Tell the Whole Story With CANDID WEDDING PHOTOS GERARD Photo Service Phone 1383 816 North Virginia LYONS Cleaners Launderers Furriers SET. You are a WELCOME GUEST at BARON'S Shop in Coo! Comfort For Women's and Children's Apparel American Folk Opera to Be Given July 15 Kurt Weill's American folk opera, "Down in the Valley" will be given its 1st performance at the University of Indiana in Bloomington on July 15. Conducted by Ernest Hoffman, former director of the Houston Symphony, "Down in the Valley" will be sung by an all student cast j with the exception of the feminine lead. That will be performed by Marian Bell of "Brigadoon." The new work by the composer of "Lady in the Dark," "One Touch of Venus" and "Street Scene" has a libretto by Arnold Sundgaard. It is based on Kentucky mountain folk tunes and involves 3 principals and a large chorus. After the Bloomington premiere, "Down in the Valley" will be produced by the Washington D. C. civic arts center.. On August 5, 6, 7 and 9 it will be performed at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. SUNDAY VOCALIST — Duane Shanks, Nora. Springs, will be the vocal soloist in the regular Sunday evening municipal band concert in East park. His 2 selections will be "Stout Hearted Men" and "A Perfect Day." Mr. Shanks has been a member of the band personnel since 1944, and is at present farming with, his father near Nora Springs. Symphony Orchestra to Give New Compositions Massimo Freccia, who will conduct the NBC symphony in its last broadcast in July and first 2 in August, has received copies of several new manuscripts which he Will give first performances in this country. The manuscripts consist of hitherto unknown works of Vivaldi, collected by the foundation Vivaldi in Treviso. The foundation is in the process of publishing 485 of the Vivaldi works, which were commissioned by a Viennese music patron and were kept private. Freccia plans to perform several of the works on his broadcasts and others with the New Orleans symphony next season. gram. The band also offers "An American Rhapsody" and "Esca- pada," a musical story depicting a romantic Mexican elopment. Other numbers included on the midweek concert program are "Black Eyes," "El Condor Pasa," an Inca dance, and the march "Missouri Bandsman." Globe-Gazette Photo *• TUBA SECTION—Pictured above are the players that comprise the 3 man tuba section of the Mason City municipal band. Reading left to right they are Jim Perdie, Emmanuel J. Eggert, and Jim Farrer. Perdie was selected as 1st chair tuba player last year in the Iowa all-state band, composed of outstanding- musicians from the entire state. He has"" been a member of the municipal band for 3 years and will complete his senior year in the Mason City high school next fall. Eggert, who occupies 1st chair tuba in the municipal band, is completing his 20th year of participation with the band this season. He is co-partner of the Joe Daniels Auto Supply company, and was formerly employed on the sales force of the Northwestern States Portland Cement company. Farrer, who has been affiliated with the band for 5 years, will be a sophomore in the Mason City junior college next fall. He gained a 1st division rating in the state solo contest on the tuba in both his junior and high school. senior years in Europe's production of bread grains (wheat and rye) will be much greater this year than- in 1946 or 1947, but still about 15 per cent below pre-war level. .itstanding musicians Music Association Trains Musicians for Orchestras The National Orchestral association will continue during the 1948 season its good work of training musicians for the country's symphony orchestras. A steady source of competent musicians have been created by the orchestras old and new. The roster oE players in the country's leading symphonies who have been trained is impressive. The association is a membership affair and is not profit-making. Rehearsal activities for the season will begin on Oct. 4. About 90 rehearsals are held in an average season on 3 days a week from 4 to to 7 p. m. Scotland Site of Festival 7 Orchestras to Be Heard at Edinburg The international festival of music and drama at Edinburgh, Scotland, this summer seems to deserve the term "festival" as far as music is concerned. During the 3 weeks from Aug. 22 to Sept. 12, 7 orchestras will be heard. The non-British ones are the Concertgebouw of Amsterdam and the Augusteo of Rome. There will be 4 chamber music ensembles, 3 choirs, the Glyndebourne opera company presenting Mozart, the Sadler's Wells Ballet from Covent garden, and a distinguished list of soloists. Soloists include such names as Yehudi Menuhin, Artur Schnabel, Alfred Cortot, Gregor Piatigorsky, Andres Segovia, Maggie Teyte and many others. Composer Writes Story of American Pioneer The Texas composer, Don Gillis, is making an$»ripression not only in his native habitat but throughout the 48 states. His latest distinction came on June 6 when he was awarded a degree of doctor of music by < Texas Christian university. At the reremony a concert was performed consisting entirely of his works. The compositions of Gillis have been played by most of the country's big symphony orchestras. The premiere of his "Symphony Five-and-a-Half" was conducted by Arturo Toscanini with the NBC symphony last September. •His newest work, now in composition, will be in keeping with his American musical tradition. It is an orchestral suite based on the story of Sam Houston, the Texas pioneer. It was commissioned by Efrem Kurtz, conductor of the Houston symphony orchestra, who will give its first performance in Houston next fall. MIDWEEK SOLOIST—Lorimer Olson, director of all vocal and instrumental music at Radcliffe this past year, will be the soloist at the Wednesday band concert. "Lost Chord" and "Body and Soul" will be Mr. Olson's 2 vocal offerings. Olson, who is a member of the band's trombone section, obtained his bachelor of music degree at Coe college in 1947. 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Trombone trio, "Three Trombonists" (Dick Setterberg, Charles Bush, Lorimer Olson) 4. Selection from "High Jinks" . . Friml 5. Suite, "Peer Gynt" Grieg a. "The Morning" c. "Anitios Dance" b. "Ases Death" d. "In the Hall of the Mountain King" 6. "Dance Russi" Strowinsky 7. Selection from opera, "Ernani" . Verdi 8. "Turkey in the Straw" . . . arr. Sousa 9. "A Night in June" King 10. Vocal solos, "Stout Hearted Men;" "Perfect Day" (Duane Shanks) 1 1. March, "Men in Gray" . Enjoy One Today Sold in Your Neighborhood POPSICLES A Mighty Good 5c Treat BORDEN'S ICE CREAM Brohmstedt KISCO ELECTRIC FLOOR FANS and ELECTRIC DESK FANS at KLIPTO Your Stationery Store 1 5 South Delaware BAND CONCERT WEDNESDAY, JULY 14 8 p. m. -— East Park Conductor—Henry T. Paine Vocalist—Lorimer Olson; trombone soloist—Charles Bush 1. March, "From Coast to Coast" . Goldman 2. Overture, "Barber of Seville" . . . Rossini 3. Trombone solo, "My Heart at Thy Sweet Voice" (Charles Bush) 4. Selections from "Eileen" . . . 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