Inventory of the May T. Morrison Festival of Music records: Berkeley, Calif., 1958 Apr. 15-May 23

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Inventory of the May T. Morrison Festival of Music records: Berkeley, Calif., 1958 Apr. 15-May 23

Collection number: ARCHIVES MORRISON 1

The Music Library



University of California, Berkeley

Berkeley, California

Contact Information

  • Music Library
  • 240 Morrison Hall
  • University of California, Berkeley
  • Berkeley, California, 94720-6000
  • Phone: (510) 642-2623
  • Fax: (510) 642-8237
  • Email: bancref@library.berkeley.edu
  • URL: http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/MUSI/
Processed by:
The Music Library staff
Encoded by:
Xiuzhi Zhou
© 1998 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: May T. Morrison Festival of Music records: Berkeley, Calif.
Date (inclusive): 1958 Apr. 15-May 23
Collection number: ARCHIVES MORRISON 1
Creator: May T. Morrison Festival of Music (1958 : Berkeley, Calif.)
Extent: Number of containers: 2 boxes
Repository: The Music Library
Berkeley, California 94720-6000
Shelf location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Donor:

The Department of Music

Access

Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of the Music Library.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], May T. Morrison Festival of Music records: Berkeley, Calif., ARCHIVES MORRISON 1, The Music Library, University of California, Berkeley.

Notes

Festival held to dedicate the May T. Morrison Hall, the Alfred Hertz Memorial Hall of Music, the Edmond O'Neill Memorial Organ, and the Ansley Salz Collection of Instruments, presented by the Dept. of Music, University of California, Berkeley, April 15-May 23, 1958.

Scope and Content

Box 1: Concert programs, magazine articles and newspaper clippings on ceremonies and performances held at the Festival. Includes two addresses by Professor Emeritus Albert Elkus, and other material.
Box 2: Collection of 29 sound tape reels of live performances held at the Festival. Includes opening dedication speech by Professor Emeritus Albert Elkus, representing the O'Neill and Salz families.
Additional material and documentation relating to the May T. Morrison Festival can be found in the files of the Dept. of Music, University of California, Berkeley.

Container List

 

Concert programs, and other material

Box 1 , Folder 1

Concert programs, including some preliminary programs

Box 1 , Folder 2

Magazine articles on building dedication

Box 1 , Folder 3

Newspaper clippings (original) -- from Berkeley Daily Gazette, and The Daily Californian

Box 1 , Folder 4

Newspaper clippings (photocopy) -- photocopies of some articles in folder 3

Box 1 , Folder 5

Speeches for the building dedication (probably by Albert Elkus), and donor list.

 

Morrison Festival Tapes

Box 2 , Folder 1:1

April 15, 1958

 

Fanfares; conducted by Larry Austin

 

Hindemisth, Paul

 

Roussel, Albert

 

Sir, Niel

 

Morgan, Robert

 

Austin, Larry

 

Chen, Robert

 

Smale, Robert

 

Langert, Jules

 

Speeches:

 

Clark Kerr, Chancellor, presiding speaker

 

David D. Boyden, Chairman, Department of Music

 

Edward Hohfeld, representing the Morrison Family

 

Lawrence Livingston, representing the Hertz family

 

Albert Elkus, representing the O'Neill and Salz families.

 

Dedication ceremonies (through part of Elkus' speech)

Box 2 , Folder 1:2

April 15, 1958

 

Dedication ceremonies

 

Elkus' speech [cont.]

 

Boyden presentation of master key to Sproul

 

Sproul speech (formal dedication)

 

Bloch, Ernest (1180-1959). Quintet No. 2 for Piano and Strings [first performance]. Performed by the Griller quartet of the University of California, Marjorie Petray, piano.

 

Animato

 

Andante

 

Allegro-Calmo

 

Intermission reading from the postscript to the memories of Hector Berlioz

Box 2 , Folder 1:3

April 15, 1958

 

Intermission reading from the postscript to the memories of Hector Berlioz

 

Berlioz, Hector (1803-1869). Te Deum, Opus 22(1849-50). Performed by the Te Deum Orchestra, University Chorus, Treble Clef society, Apollo Club, with Professor Edward Lawton, Conductor, James Schwabacher, tenor, and Lawrence Moe, organist.

 

I Te Deum

 

II Tibi Omnes

Box 2 , Folder 1:4

April 15, 1958

 

Berlioz, Hector. Te Deum [cont.]

 

III Dignare Domine

 

IV Christe, Rex Gloriae

 

V Te Ergo Quaesumus

 

VI Judex Crederis

Box 2 , Folder 2:1

April 22, 1958

 

San Francisco Symphony, Enrique Jordà, conductor:

 

Beethoven, Ludwig Van (1770-1827). Overture to " Leonore," No. 3

 

Imbrie, Andrew (b1921). Concerto for Violin and Orchestra [first performance] with Robert Gross, violin.

 

Allegro-andante

 

Poco adagio

Box 2 , Folder 2:2

April 22, 1958

 

San Francisco Symphony, Enrique Jordà, conductor, Robert Gross, violin:

 

Imbrie, Andrew (b1921). Concerto for Violin and Orchestra [cont.]

 

Allegro con spirito

 

Milhaud, Darius (b1892). Symphony No. 8 in D "Rhodanienne" [first performance]

 

Avec mystère et violence

 

Avec sérénité et nonchalance

 

Avec emportment

 

Rapide et majestueux

Box 2 , Folder 2:3

April 22, 1958

 

San Francisco Symphony. Enrique Jordà, conductor:

 

Chabrier, Alexis Emmanuel (1841-1894). España(1883).

Box 2 , Folder 3:1

April 27, 1958

 

Purcell, Henry (1658-1695). Chaconne in G Minor for string quartet. Performed by the Griller Quartet.

 

Sessions, Roger (b1896). Quintet for 2 violins, 2 violas, and violoncello (1957-58). [first performance; third movement not performed] Performed by the Griller Quartet, with Ferenc Molnar, viola.

 

Movimento tranquillo

 

Adagio ed espressivo

Box 2 , Folder 3:2

April 27, 1958

 

Nin-Culmell, Joaqìn (b1908). Twelve Catalonian Folksongs. Performed by Alice Taylor, soprano, Nathan Schwartz, piano.

 

Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus. Quartet in Eb for piano, violin, viola, and violoncello (K. 493). Performed by Sidney Griller, violin, Philip Burton, viola, Colin Hampton, cello, Marjorie Gear Petray, piano.

 

Allegro

 

Larghetto

 

Allegretto [to m.315]

Box 2 , Folder 3:3

April 27, 1958

 

Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus. Quartet in Eb for piano, violin, viola, and violoncello (K. 493). [cont.]

 

Allegretto [from m.264 to end]

Box 2 , Folder 4

[missing]

Box 2 , Folder 5:1

April 29, 1958

 

Dufay, Guillaume (ca.1400-1474).. Performed by the Treble Clef Society.

 

 

Lawton, Edward (b1911). Psalm CL (1956). Performed by the Treble Clef Society.

 

Lawton, Edward (b1911). Medieval Triptych for voice, violin, and violoncello (1953). Performed by Mary Groom Jones, contralto, Sidney Griller, violin, Philip Burton, viola, Colin Hampton, cello.

 

Erickson, Robert (b1917). Quartet for Strings (1956). Performed by the California String Quartet: Felix Kuhner, violin, David Schneider, violin, Detlev Olshausen, viola, Detlev Anders, violoncello.

 

Rather slow, with fire

 

Lively--Strongly accented

 

Slower

 

Fast

Box 2 , Folder 5:2

April 29, 1958

 

Erickson, Robert (b1917). Quartet for Strings (1956). [cont.]

 

 

University Concert Band, James Berdahl, conductor:

 

 

Susato, Tylman (ca1500-1560). Four Dances . (1551) Performed with the Brass Choir.

 

Ronde

 

Salterelle

 

Pavane (Si pa r souflir) [sic]

 

Gaillarde

Box 2 , Folder 5:2

April 29, 1958 [cont.]

 

Piston, Walter (b1894). Turnbridge Fair (1951).

 

Thomson, Virgil (b1896). A Solemn Music (1949)

 

Handel, George Frederick (1685-1759). Royal Fireworks Music (1749).

Box 2 , Folder 6:1

May 2, 1958

 

San Francisco Ballet and the University Symphony, Earl Murray, conductor:

 

 

Britten, Benjamin (b1913). Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge.

Box 2 , Folder 6:2

May 2, 1958

 

San Francisco Ballet and the University Symphony, Earl Murray, conductor, Nathan Rubin and Willard Tressel, violins:

 

 

Bach, J.S. (1685-1750). Concerto in d minor for 2 violins.

Box 2 , Folder 6:3

May 2, 1958

 

San Francisco Ballet and the University Symphony, Earl Murray, conductor:

 

 

Bliss, Sir Arthur (b1891). The Lady of Shalott.

Box 2 , Folder 7:1

May 6, 1958

 

Bach, J.S. (1685-1750). Toccata, Adagio, and Fuge in C Major. Performed by Lawrence Moe, organ.

 

Box 2 , Folder 7:1

May 6, 1958 [cont.]

 

Saint-Sens, Camille (1835-1921). Septuor, Opus 65 (1881). Performed by Larry Austin, trumpet, Janet Goodman, piano, John Mosher, double bass, and the Griller Quartet.

 

Préambule

 

Menuet

 

Intermède

 

Gavotte et Finale

Box 2 , Folder 7:2

May 6, 1958

 

Shifrin, Seymour (b1926). Serenade for Five Instruments (1956). Performed by Raymond Dusté, oboe, Morton Subotnick, clarinet, Herman Dorfman, French horn, Nathan Rubin, viola, Bernhard Abramowitsch, piano.

 

Allegro molto

 

Largo assai

 

Presto molto

 

Couperin, François (1668-1733). Troisième Leçon de Ténèbres (1714). Performed by the Mills College Chorus, Leon Kirchner, conductor, with Mary Jane Barnes, soprano, Barbara Rowan, mezzo-soprano, Elizabeth Cousins, harpsichord, Lawrence Moe, organ.

Box 2 , Folder 8:1

May 9, 1958

 

University Orchestra, Piero Bellugi, conductor:

 

Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus (1756-1791). Symphony No.34 in C major (K 338).

 

Allegro vivace

 

Andante di molto

 

Finale: Allegro vivace

 

 

Bellini, Vicenzo (1801-1835). Concertino for Oboe and Orchestra (1823). [first performance; reconstructed by Piero Bellugi]. Performed with Clayton Wilson, oboe.

 

Larghetto cantabile

 

Allegro alla polonese

Box 2 , Folder 8:2

May 9, 1958

 

University Concert Band, James Berdahl, conductor:

 

Mendelssohn, Felix (1809-1847). Overture in C major, Op. 24, for Band (1824).

 

Clarke, Henry Leland (b1907). No Man Is an Island (1951). Performed with the University Glee Club.

Box 2 , Folder 8:3

May 9, 1958

 

University Concert Band, James Berdahl, conductor:

 

 

Smith, William Overton (b1926). A Song for Saint Cecilia's Day (1957). [first performance] Performed with the Treble Clef Society, the University Glee Club, Nancy Cronburg, soprano, Leonard V. Wecks, tenor.

Box 2 , Folder 9:1/9:3

May 17, 1958

 

Stravinsky, Igor. Concerto for 2 pianos soli. Performed by Nathan Schwartz and David del Traduci.

 

Elston, Arnold. The Love of Don Perlimlin. Performed by Piero Bellugi, conductor, Edgar Jones, Don Perlimlin, Lenore Hosack, Marcoza, Evelean Hebard, Belisa, Carol Peters, Mother, Stephanie Diamond and Bette Gianopoulos, Sprites.

Box 2 , Folder 10:1

May 20, 1958

 

Gabrieli, Giovanni. Canzona in the 9th tone for 3 Choir.Brass . Performed by the Standford Brass Choir.

 

Haydn. Symphony no.104 in D major (1795).

 

Cushing, Charles. Poem for Baritone and Orchestra (1958). Performed by the Stanford University Symphony Orchestra, Stanley Noonan, soloist.

Box 2 , Folder 10:2

May 20, 1958

 

Rosen, Jerome. Concerto for saxophone and orchestra (1957). Performed with Clyde Bell, saxophone.

 

Mussorgsky-Ravel. Pictures at an exhibition (1874, 1922). Performed by the Stanford University Symphony Orchestra, Sandor Salgo, conductor.

Box 2 , Folder 10:3

May 20, 1958

 

Mussorgsky-Ravel. Pictures at an exhibition (1874, 1922). [cont.]

 

Box 2 , Folder 11:1

May 23, 1958

 

University String Orchestra, Edward Lawton, conductor, Lawrence Moe, organ, Bonnie Hampton, cello:

 

Handel. Concerto no. 2 for organ and orchestra.

 

Ariosti, Attilio. Concertino for cello and orchestra. Arranged by Albert Elkus.

Box 2 , Folder 11:2

May 23, 1958

 

Thomspon, Randall. Requiem. Performed by the University String Orchestra, Edward Lawton, conductor, Janet Goodman, piano.

Box 2 , Folder 11:3

May 23, 1958

 

Thomspon, Randall. Requiem. [cont.]