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S y m p o siu m Contemporary

of

Am erican

Mu s i c

Kenneth Gaburo and Robert Erickson Guest Composers March

9-11. 1961

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Discussions and Lectures Thursday, March New music after

9. 10

195 0 ------- --

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p.m.

-5

Gaburo. Erickson, Ogdon

Improvisation and the composer -------------- Erickson On writing music for orchestra ------- Gaburo, Erickson On writing an opera --------------------------- Gaburo The composer comments ------------- Erickson, Gaburo Friday. March

10, 9

a.m. -12 noon

Problems of performing new music after

1950

---- Gaburo, Erickson. Silber New music, education, and society --- Gaburo, Erickson, Chance Open Rehearsa1s and Workshops

9. 9-11 a.m. Friday, March 10, 10 a.m. -5 p.m. Saturday, March 11, 9:30a.m. -12 noon Thursday, March

Chamber Groups Concert Thursday, March

9, 8:15

Fantasy for Clarinet, 'Cello and Piano

p.m.

(1961)

--------- R. Bedford Watkins John McGrosso, clarinet; Ruth Krieger, 'cello; R. Bedford Watkins, piano Piano Sonata

(1948) ------ -------------

Robert Erickson

R. Dwight Drexler, piano Duo for Violin and Piano

(195 8) --------- Robert

Erickson

Uni Thomas, violin; Bedford Watkins, piano Line Studies

1.

(195 8) ---------- ---------- Kenneth Gaburo 2. Extraction 3. Displacement 4. Density 5. Expansion

Projection

Mario Mancinelli, violin; Carl Petkoff, flute; John McGrosso, clarinet; John Silber, trombone; Lewis Whikehat.t, conducting Stray Birds

(195 9)

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----------- ----- --

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Kenneth Gaburo

Beverly Porter Ogdon, soprano Wilbur Ogdon, piano


Snow and the Willow ------------------- Kenneth Gabure The Chamber Singers Lewis Whikehart, conducting Aunt Katy, a chamber epera (sc.

1

&

2) ----Henry

Charles

Linda Fulten ( Liz McCurdy), Robert Newell (Tern McCurdy). Henry Charles ( Doc) , Marilyn Keiser, pianist Large Groups Concert Friday, March

10. 8;15

p.m.

(1961) ------------------- Wilbur Ogden (195 1) -------------------- Henry Cewell

Four Di.versions Little Cencerte

University Wind Ensemble, John McGrosso, directer, and Charla Johansen, pi.ano seleist

(195 9) -------Thomas Beveridge (195 5 ) -- --- -------------- Kenneth Gaburo 2. Lene 3. The Huntsmen 4. Alas, Alack

o Ceel is the Valley Now Alas, ' Alack

1.

Hi

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University Women's Cherus Lewis Whikehart. director Music fer Strings ----------------------- Quincy Perter Allegre Moderato

1.

2.

Andante

Fantasy for Cello and Orchestra

3. Allegre giojese (1954) -- Robert Ericksen

University Orchestra, Mario Mancinelli. conducter. and Ruth Krieger. 'cellO' soleist Chamber ConcertO'

(1961) ---------------Robert

Ericksen

Carl Petkofi. flute; Aliin Beeler. eboe; Thomas Swain, clarinet; William Archer. bass clarinet; Jehn McGrosse. basseon; Larry Phifer, h�rn; Edwin Harkins. trumpet; William Yagla. trombene; Marie Mancinelli. vielin; Leenard Altieri, viela; Barbara Lenz, 'cello; Kenneth Kling, string bass; David Ferreira. piano and celeste; Marjorie Kingland, pre­ pared pianO' (in lieu of harp); Jeyce Bowerseck, Rebert Brown, De,an Hey, and William Meyer. percussien.

John Silber, cenducting.

Geegraphical Fugue

(1930)

Ad Te Domine

----�--------------

(195 8)

for speaking chorus-Ernst Tech

The Cry. frem Three Dedicatiens Joel

(1961) -------

-

(195 3)--

Kenneth Gabure Kenneth Gabure

------ ---------- -- Lewis Whikehart

(a shert cantata fer

-

6

brass instruments and mixed

cherus) The Collegiate Choir, Lewis Whikehart, directer, Larry Phifer. Douglas Arnxnan, Roger Rilling, Dean Hey, Charles Dalkert. James Harp, brass cheir; John Waddell. Rogera Davis, Ralph Baxter, prophet narraters.


ILLI NOIS WESLE Y A N UNIVERSIT Y SCHOOL OF MUSIC presents Anna

M cG r o s s o ,

P i a n ist

in Recital Presser Hall, Sunday A fternoon, March Twel fth Nineteen Hundred Sixty One Three O'Clock

-Program-

Sonata in A minor, K.

310

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-- ---------- Mozart

Allegro Maestoso Andante cantabile con espressione Presto

Gaspard de Ie Nuit ----------------------------- Ravel Ondine Le Gibet Scarbo

Five Piano Pieces, Op.

Sonata, Op.

March.

1

-

14, 4:00

23

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--

Schoenberg

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p.m. - Senior Recital.

Berg

Vera Schnarr,

Richard Van Dornrnelen. March

16, 8:15

p.m. - Senior Honor Recital.

George Burr.

Symposium of Contemporary American Music, 1961  

Presented by the Illinois Wesleyan University School of Music, March 9-11, 1961. Featured guests included composers Kenneth Gaburo and Rober...

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