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THE CURTIS INSTITUTE OF MUSIC 

CURTIS HALL, THIRTY-FIRST SEASON — 1954.55 

GRADUATION RECITAL BY 
MICHAEL TREE, Violinist 

Student of Mr. Zimbalist 

Vladimir Sokoloff at the Piano 

TUESDAY AFTERNOON, NOVEMBER 16, 1954 AT 5:15 O'CLOCK 

PROGRAM 
I 

Ciaccona Tommaso Antonio Vitali 

II 
Sonata in B flat major (K.378) Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 

Allegro moderate 

Andantino eostenuto e cantabile 

Rondo : Allegro 

III 

Concerto Aram Khachaturian 

Allegro con fermeEza 
Andante eoetenuto 
Allegro vivace 

IV 

Fantasia appassionata Henri Vieuxtemps 

V 

Sarasateana Efrem Zimbalist 

Tango 

Playera 

Habanera 

Polo 

Malagnefia 

Zapateado 

steinway piano 



THE CURTIS INSTITUTE OF MUSIC 
CUETIS HAXL, THIETY -FIRST SEASON - 195^-55 

RECITAL OF MUSIC FOR THE HARP 
By Students of Mr Salzedo 

Monday Afternoon, November 22, 195^ at 5^15 o'clock 

PROGRAM 

I 

Sonata in C minor GIOVAMI-BATTISTA PESCETTI 

1704-1766 

Allegro vigoroso Andantino espressivo Presto 

Prelude in C (1913 ) " • • -SERGE PROKOFIEV 

1891-1953 
NADIA BERKEY^^ 



II 

Five Poetical Studies (1918) CARLOS SALZEDO 

Flight 
Mirage 

Idyllic Poem 
Inquietude 
Communion 

PHYLLIS ENSHER 



III . 

The Harmonious Blacksmith GEORG FRIEDRICH HAHIEL 

1685-1759 
Scintillation (1936) CARLOS SALZEDO 

PEGGY SCEUMACKER 

Lyon & Healy Harps 



**Did not play because of sore finger 



THE CURTIS INSTITUTE OF MUSIC 

CURTIS HALL. THIRTY-FIRST SEASON — 1954-55 

FACULTY RECITAL BY 
MR MIECZYSLAW HORSZO^TSKI 

TVE5DAY AFTERNOON. NOVEMBER 30. 19S4 AT 5:15 OCLOCK 

BEETHOVEN PROGRAM 



Sonata in D major. Opus 28 

Allegro 

Andante 

Scherzo : Alleero viTace 

Rondo : Allegro ma non troppo 

n 

Sis \ ariations on the duet AeZ cor piii non mi sento 

(Tvom Paiiiello's opera La .Vo'.inarci) 

HI 

Rondo a capriccio in G major. Opus 129 (Rage over a lost penny) 

Allegro viia.-e 

IV 

Eleven New Bagatelles, Opus 119 

Allegretto 

Andante con mol<> 
A rAUemande 

Andante canLabile 
Riioluto 

.^dante 

(No tempo indicated) 
Moderate canlabile 
Vivace moderato 
AUesramenle 

Andante, ma non troppo 



sonata in E flat major, Opus 31, No. 3 

AUegro 

Scherzo : Alleeretto vivace 

Hinaetto: Moderato e grazioio 
Presto con fnoto 



STEINlf AY PLANO 



THE CURTIS INSTITUTE OF MUSIC 
CURTIS HALL, THIETY-FIPST SMSON - 195^-55 

CONCEF.T EY SPiDSI'TIS 
OF MISS TITTLE I^^ CEAM5E?. ML'SIC 

Wednesday Afternoon, December 3, 195^ slz 5:15 o'clock 

PRCXSAM 

I 
Quartet in D minor (Ki4-2l) . , . , .WOLFGANG AMAIMJS MOZART 

Allegro mode rat o 

An.lante 

Menuetto - Allegretto 

Allegretto ma non troppo 

BAEBARA SOKLIEN) 

PAMEIA ^SPSART ) Violins 

MARILYJI KOUCKY, Viola 

R0(2IR rRI^XALL, Violoncello 

II 
Sonata for tvo violins, Opus 56. .... . .SERCS PROKOFIEV 

Andante cantabile 

Allegro 

Commode (quasi allegretto) 

Allegro con "brio 

BARBARA SORLIETI and ELAINE LEE 

III 

Trio in B major. Opus 8. . = JOHANISS BRAHMS 

Allegro con "brio 

Scherbo: Allegro molto 

Adagio 

Finale: Allegro 

NENA DEL ROSARIC, Piano 

ELAITJE LEE, Violin 

R0(3IR DRUJXALL, Violoncello 



STEIUWAY PIANO 



THE CURTIS INSTITUTE OF MUSIC 
CURTIS HALL, THJEIY -FIRST SEASOI^^ - 195^-55 

RECITAL BY 
THEODORE lETTVIN, Pianist 

Monday Afternoon, Dsceniber 13, 195^ a* 5^15 o'clock 

PROGRAM 
I 
Aria variata in A minor JOHAHV SEBASTIAN BACH 

II 

Sonaxa in E flat, Opus 8la 'jas Lebewohl) 

LUDWIG ^'an METHCVEN 

Die Acve senile it : Andante espressivo 
Das Wiedersehn: Vivacissiznanente 

III 
Barcarolle in A major 
Scherzo a capriccio in F sharp mLnor 

FELIX miKISSOBH-BAREHOLDr 

IV 

Sonata No . 3 SERGE PROKCFIEV 

(in one znovement) 

V 

Phantasy in D minor (K.39T) 

Minuettc in D major (K.355) ■ • -WOUGAHG iOIAlKUS MOZART 

Phantasy in C minor (KA75) 

VI 
Toccata in C major. . -. ROBERT SCHOMAMI 

STEINWAY PIANO 



THE CURTIS IVSTITUTE OF MUSIC 
CUETIS BAIL, THIRTY -FIEST SEASON - 195^-55 

CONCEET BY STUTENTS 
OF MISS TUTTLE IN CHAMBER MUSIC 

Tuesday Afternoon, Decem'ber ik, 195^ at 5:15 o'clock 

PROGRAM 

I 

Quartet, Opus 59, No. 1 LUDWIG van BEETHOVEN 

Allegro 

Allegretto vivace e sempre scherzando 

Adagio molto e mesto 

Th^me Russe 

ELAINE LEE ) 
PAMELA GERHART) ^^^ 
BARBARA SORLIEN, Viola 
RONALD LEONARD, Violoncello 



II 

Trio in E flat. Opus 100 FRANZ SCHUBERT 

Allegro 

Andante con moto 
Scherzo: Allegro moderato 
Allegro molerato 

LEE LUVISI, Piano 

JOHN DALLEY, Violin 

ROI^ALD LEONARD, Violoncello 



STEINWAY PIANO 



THE CURTIS INSTITUTE OF MUSIC 

CURTIS HALL, THIRTY-FIRST SEASON — 1954-55 

GRADUATION RECITAL BY 
DIANE WILLIAMS, Harpist 

STUDENT RECITAL BY 
JOHN DALLEY, Violinist 

WEDNESDAY AETERNOON, JANUARY 19, 1935 AT 5:15 O'CLOCK 

PROGRAM 
I 

Sonata in A major, Opus 100 Johannes Brahms 

Andante amabile 

Andante tranquillo — Vivace 

Allegretto grazioso 

John Dalley 
Vladimir Sokoloff at the piano 

II 

Introduction and Allegro (1906) Maurice Ravel 

(1875-1937) 

Diane Williams 

Orchestral reduction for piano — Carlos Salzedo 
III 

Havanaise Camille Saint-Saens 

Caprice Saint-Saens — Ysaye 

John Dalley 

IV 

Prelude and Suite of Eight Dances Carlos Salzedo 

Prelude Falidique (1954) 

(Dedicated to Diane WiUiamaJ 

Gavotte 

Mennet 

Polka 

Siciliana \ /,„..v 

Bolero > (1943) 

Seguidilla 

Tango 

Rumba 

(First Philadelphia Performance) 

Diane Williams 

Miss Williams: student of Mr. Salzedo 
Mr. Dallet: student of Mr. Zimbalist 

LYON & HEALY harp 



THE CURTIS INSTITUTE OF MUSIC 

CURTIS HALL, THIRTY-FIRST SEASOX I954-55 

GRADUATION RECITAL BY 

HENRY SMITH, Trombone 

NORMAN BERNSTEIN, Bens Trombone 

STUDENT RECITAL BY 
STEPHEN CHENETTE, Trumpet 

MONDAY AFTERNOON, J.\NUARY 51, 195 5 AT 5:15 OCLOCK 
PROGRAM 

I 

Concertino FErvDiNANo David 

HENRY SMITH 

n 

Sonata No. 1 Johanx Erxst Galliard 

Cantabile 

Spiritoso 

Largo 

Hornpipe a ITnglese 

Vivace 

NORMAN BERNSTEIN 

m 

Sonata Paul Hixdemith 

Mit Kraft 
Massig bewegt 

Trauertnusik: Sehr langsam — Sehr ruhig 
(Alle Menscben musien sferhett) 

STEPHEN CHENTTTE 

IV 
Adagio Fraxz Joseph Haydx 

(frtnscribeJ from 'cello concerto in D major by Dttis Schumann) 
HENHY SMTTH 

V 

Piece concertante F. Rogister 

NORMAN BERNSTEIN 

Vladimir Sokoloflf at the Piano 

Messrs Smith and Bernstein: students of Mr Gvsikoff 
Mr Chenette: student of Mr Krauss 



THE CURTIS INSTITUTE OF NUSIC 

CURTIS HALL, THIRTY -FIRST SEASON - 195^-55 

STUDENTS' CONCERT 

Wednesday Afternoon, February l6, 1955 at 5^15 o'clock 

PR0(2^AM 

I 

Elegy GABRIEL FAURE 

Concerto in D m jor FRANZ JOSEPH HAYDN 

Allegro mode rat o 

Adagio 

Allegro 

ROGER DRINKALL, Violoncello 
Vladimir Sokoloff at the piano 

II 

ist movement from Concerto in A minor . . . CARL GOLDMARK 
Allegro moderate 

JOANNE ZASUCHA, Violin 

III 
Sonata in A flat major, Op. 110. .LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN 
Moderato cantabile molto espressivo 
Allegro molto 
Adagio, ma non troppo 
Fuga: Allegro, ma non troppo 

Ondine) ^^^^ Qaspard de la Muit ...MAURICE RAVEL 

Scarbo ) 

NENA DEL ROSARIO, Piano 

Mr Drinkall: student of Mr Rose and Mr Cole 

Miss Zasucha: student of Mr Eto 

Miss Del Rosario: student of Madame Vengerova 

STEINWAY PIANO 



THE CURTIS INSTITUTE OF MUSIC 

CURTIS HALL, THJRTY-FIEST SEASON - 195^-55 
RECITAL BY 
GARY (SIAFFMATJ, Pianist 

Monday Afternoon, February 21, 1955 at 5:15 o'clock 

PROO^AM 

I 

Sonata in F major (K.332) WOLFGANG AMATEUS MOZART 

Allegro 
Adagio 
Allegro assai 

n 

Three Intermezzi, Opus 117 JOHANNES BRAE>E 

E flat major 
B flat minor 
C sharp minor 

Fantasy in C major, Opus 15 \The h'anderer) 

FRANZ SCHUBERT 

III 

Sonata No . 2 in D minor = SERGE PROKOFIEV 

Allegro ma non troppo 
Allegro marcato 
Andante 
Vivace 

Andante spianato et grande polonaise "brill ante, 

Opus 22 FREDERIC CHOPIN 

STEINWAY PIANO 



THE CURTIS INSTITUTE OF MUSIC 

CUETIS HALL, THIRTY -FIRST SEASON - 195^-55 

STUDENTS' CONCERT 

Tuesday Afternoon, February 22., 1955 at 5-15 o'clock 

PROGRAM 

I 

Sonata in E minor VERACINI -SALMON 

Allegro 

Menuet - Gavotte 

Largo 

Gigue 

ELAINE LEE, Violin 
Vladimir Sokoloff at the piano 

II 
Two movements from Concerto in D major, Opus 35 

PETER ILICH TSCHAIKOVSKY 
Canzonetta: Andante 
Allegro vivacissimo 

AITGELA NUDO, Violin 

III 
Trois romances sans paroles, Opus 17 .... GABRIEL FAURE 

Andante quasi allegretto 

Allegro molto 

Andante moderato ^ 

Deuxieme Impromptu, Opus 31 GABRIEL FAURE 

Sonata in B flat minor. Opus 35 FREDERIC CHOPIN 

Grave - Doppio movimento 

Scherzo 

Marc he funebre 

Presto 

Hungarian Rhapsodie No . 11 FRANZ LISZT 

LEE LUVISI, Piano 

Misses Lee and Nudo: students of Mr Galamian 
Mr Luvisi: student of Mr Serkin 
and of Mr Horszovski 



THE CURTIS INSTITUTE OF MUSIC 

CUETIS HALL, THIRTY -FIRST SEASON - 195^-55 

STUDENTS' CONCERT 

Wednesday Afternoon, February 23, 1955 at 5:15 o'clock 

PR0(2mM 

I 
Concerto No. ^ in G major, Op. 58. .LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN 
Allegro moderato 
Andante con moto 
Vivace 

SUSAN STARR, Piano 
Orchestral reduction for second piano 
played "by Vladimir Sokoloff 

II 

Sonata No. ^4- in D major GEORG FRIEDRICH HANDEL 

Adagio 
Allegro 
Lar ghetto 
Allegro 

MARIE PINTAVALLE, Violin 

III 

Invocazione di Orfeo JACOPO PERI 

Chi vuole innamorarsi ALESSANDRO SCARLATTI 

Dormi , amore = c . .MARCO DA GAGLIANO 

0, tu Palermo 

from I vespri SiciLiani GIUSEPPE VERDI 

AMEDEO FALGIATORE, Bass -baritone 

Miss Starr: student of Mrs Sokoloff 
Miss Pintavalle: student of Miss Rejoiolds 
Mr Falgiatore: student of Mr Bonelli 

STEINWAY PIANOS 



THE CURTIS INSTITUTE OF MUSIC 

CURTIS HAiL, THIETY -FIRST SEASON - 195^-55 

RECITAL OF MUSIC FOR THE HARP 
by Students of Mr Salzedo 

Monday Afternoon, February 28, 1955 at 5:15 o'clock 

PROGRAM 

I 

Iinpronrptu GABRIEL FAURE 

18^+5-1921+ 
Three French Folk-songs MARCEL ETCEECOPAR 

Le petit qulnquin 

Compere Guilleri 

En passant par la Lorraine 

DEON SATTERFIELD 



II 



Sonatine 



Diptych (for ri^ht hana) (195O) 

Reflets 

Interference 
Interlude for the Theatre (1951 ) 
Paraphrase on Liszt's Second Rhapsody* 

(1910) 



.MARCEL TOURNIER 
1879-19^ 



.CARLOS SALZEDO 



JUDY LAMAN 



■^irst performance 



LYCN & HEALY HARPS 



THE CURTIS INSTITUTE OF MUSIC 

CURTIS MLL, THIRTY -FIRST SEASON - 195^-55 

STUDENTS' CONCERT 

Tuesday Afternoon, March 1, 1955 at 5*15 o'clock 

PROORAM 

I 
La Folia = CORELLI-KREISLER 

JAIME LAREDO, Violin 

II 
Prelude and Fugue in D major JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH 

Fantasie in F minor (K.6o8) WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART 

TEMPLE PAINTER, Organ 



III 
Partita in E major « JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH 

Prelude 

Loure 
Concerto No. 1 in F sharp minor HENRI WIENIAWSKI 

Allegro moderato 

Preghiera : Larghetto 

Rondo: Allegro giojoso 

GERARD KANTARJIAN, Violin 

Mr Laredo and Mr Kantarjian: students of Mr Galamian 
Mr Painter: student of Dr McCurdy 

Vladimir Sokoloff at the Piano 

AEOLIAN-SKINNER ORGAN 
STEINWAY PIANO 



THE CURTIS INSTITUTE OF AIUSIC 

CURTIS HALL, THIETY-FIEST SEASON - 195^-55 

STUDENTS' CONCEET 

Wednesday Afternoon, March 2, 1955 at 5:15 o'clock 

PROGRAM 

I 

Quartet in A major, Opus 26 JOHANKES BRAEMS 

Allegro non troppo 
Poco adagio 
Scherzo : Poco allegro 
Finale : Allegro 
MICHAEL TREE, Violin RONALD LEONARD, 'Cello 
JOHN DALLEY, Viola LEE LUVISI, Piano 

II 
Si tra i ceppi from Berenice. . . .GEORG FRIEDRICH HAMTEL 

In q.uesta tomta oscura LUDWIG YAli BEETHOVEN 

Nina attributed to PERG-OLESI 

L'esperto nocchiero from Astarte G. B. BUONONCINI 

NORMAN MITTLEMAN, Baritone 
Vladimir Sokoloff at the piano 

III 

Als Luise die Briefe ihres ungetreuen 
Liebhahers verbrannte) 

Abendempf indung ) ^°^^^ AM^'EUS MOZAKT 

Dans un hois solitaire ) ^ 

Les Roses d' Ispahan ) GABRIEL FAURE 

Mandoline ) 

Fantoches CLAUDE DEBUSSY 

MARY ALICE PATTON Soprano 

IV 

Der Wegweiser ) FRAITZ SCHUBERT 

Der Neugierige ) 

Die beiden Grenadiere ROBERT SCHUMANN 

NORMAN MITTLEMAN 

Quartet: students of Miss Tuttle 
Singers: students of Mr Bonelli 



THE CURTIS INSTITUTE OF MUSIC 
CUETIS HALL, TKERTY -FIRST SEASON - 195i+-55 



CONCERT CF MUSIC FOR MODERN TRUMPETS 
OF VARIOUS PITCH 
UNIER THE DIRECTION OF Mr SAMUEL KRAUSS 
Assisted by Mr WiHiam R. Smith, Conducting 

Monday Afternoon, Maxch 7, I955 at 5:15 o'clock 



PROGRAM 



I 

Voluntary in D HENRY PURCELL 

(for D trumpet) 

MANUEL ARAUJO, Soloist 
CHAMBER ORCHESTRA 

Concerto in E flat FRANZ JOSEPH HAYDN 

(for £ flat trumpet) 

STEPHEN CHENETTE, Soloist 
CHAMBER ORCHESTRA 

Voluntary in C major HENRY PURCELL 

(for u trumpets ) 

MANUEL ARAUJO and JOSEPH UMBRICO 
TEMPLE PATNTER, Organ 



II 

Three Canrps, or Points of War) Camp Duty 

Breakfast Call ) early days of 

Dinner Call ) 0, S. Army 

Downfall of Paris ) 

RAYMOND DEELEY, Percussion 
FELIX SKOWRONEK, Piccolo 



Hungarian Dance No . 5 c . o . . o o . . JOHAKNES BRAJHMS 

RAYMOND DEELEY, Marimba 
Adrian Ruiz at the piano 



III 

Trumpet Tune o . c o . o., o .. c c ..... c . c c .HENRY PURCELL 

(for C trumpet) 

VINCENT PENZARELLA 
TEMPLE PAINTER, Organ 

Concertino . . o o , c c . » o . . . c . = KNUDAGE RIISAGER 

(for C trumpet) 

MANUEL ARAUJO 
Vladimir Sokoloff at the piano 

Etude de Concours c ....... c o oALEXANDRE PETIT 

(for B flat trumpet) 

ANTHONY MARGHIONE 
Vladimir Sokoloff at the piano 

Minuetto from Fireworks Music GEORG FRIEDRICH HANl^L 

CHAMBER ORCHESTRA 



TRUMPETS: students of Mr KRAUSS 
Mr DEELEY: student of Mr HINCIER 
Mr PAINTER: student of Dr McCURDY 
Mr SKOWRONEK: student of Mr KINCAID 
Mr RUIZ: student of Mr SERKZN and 
of Mr HORSZOWSKI 



ORCHESTRA PERSONNEL 



7I0LIHS 

Michael Tree 
John Da Hey 
Bar"bara Sorlien 
Carlos Villa 
Jaime Laredo 
A. Steinhardt 

Ann Garlichs 
Pamela Gerhart 
Joanne Zasiicha 
Betty Bennett 

VIOLAS 

Marilyn Koucky 
Angela Nudo 

VIOLONCELLOS 
Donald McGall 
Ronald Leonard 
Roger Drihkall 
M. GrelDanier 



DOUBLE BASSES 
William. Black 
R. Van Sickle 

FLi'TES 

Thomas Hageman 

F . Skowronek 

OBOES 

Richard Kanter 
Evelyn McCarty 

CLARINETS 
Ronald Reuhen 
R. Porotzky 

BASSOONS 
A. Grossman 
R. Lott ridge 



EORNS 

I-fejTgery Black 
R . Bonnevie 
James London 
Samuel Ransay 
Don Roth 

TRUMPETS 

A. fferchione 

J. IMbrico 

TROMBONES 
N. Bernstein 
Jack Cooper 
Jack Shankle 
Henry Smith 

PERCUSSION 
R . Baunton 
R. Dee ley 



Note: There will he a discussion after the concert of 
the various past and present trumpets . 



aeolian-skmner organ 
stehway piano 



THE CURTIS INSTITUTE OF iMUSIC 
CURIIS BALL, IZI?.T-'-FI?3- S^lASQl^ - 195^-55 

STUDENTS' CONCERT 

Tuesday Afternoon^ Iferch 8. 1955 s.t 5*15 o'clock 

PROGRAM 

T 
Trio in C minor. Op. 66. . .FELIX MENIKISSQHir-BAREHOiLDr 
Allegro energico e con fuoco 
Andante espressivo 
Scherzc : molto allegro quasi presto 
Finale: allegro appassionato 

JAIME LAEEDO, Violin 
R0(21E DRIIJKALL, 'Cello 
ANTON KUEETI, Piano 

II 

Sonata No. IT (K.5T6) WOU'GANG AMATEUS MOZART 

Allegro 
Adagio 

Allegretto 

Variations serieuses in D ::ainor_, Op. 57 

FELIX MENIEI^SOHN-BAETBOOiLDr 

Ballade No. 2 in F, Op . 38 FEEIERIC CHOPIN 

ELEAJS'OR SCHREIBER, Piano 

III 

Two Chorale Preludes JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH 

All Glory 8e To God On Eigh 
Lora Jesus Christ, Be Present Sow 
Prelude and Fugue in E flat major 

JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH 
DORIS HAMEL, Organ 

The Trio: students of Miss Tuttle 

Miss Hamel: student of Dr McCurdy 
Miss Schreil:er: student of Mr Serkin 
and cf Mr Horszowski 

AEOLIAN-SKINNER ORGAN 



THE CURTIS INSTITUTE OF MUSIC 

CURTIS HALL, THIRTY-FIRST SEASON I 954 55 

^ne l^aaanlni (ajuartet 

HENRI TENHAXKA, First Violin 

GUSTA\T ROSSEELS, Second Violin 

CHARLES FOIDART, Viola 

LUCIE X LAPORTE, Violoncello 

WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON, MARCH 9, 195 5 AT 5:15 O CLOCK 

PROGRAM 



Quartet No. 7, Opus 49 Laszlo Lajth.\ 

Prestissimo 

Molto tranquillo 

Menu£t (quasi allegro, grazioso) 
Molto vivace 



n 

Quartet in G minor. Opus 10 Claude Debussy 

Anime et tres decide 

Assez vif et bien rythme 

Andantino, doucement expressif 

Tres modere — Tres mouvemente et avec passion 



m 

Quartet in A minor, Opus 132 Lltdvig Van Beethox-en 

Assai sostenuto^AUegro 
Allegro, ma oon tan to 

Molto adagio (sacred song of thanksghtng to God by 
one recovered from an illness, in the Lydian mode) 
Alia marcia, assai vivace — ^Piu allegro — 
Allegro appassionato 



THE CURTIS INSTITUTE OF iMUSIC 

CUETIS BALL, THIRTY -FIFST SEASON - 195^-55 

STUIENTS' WOODWIND QUINTET CONCERT 

Monday Afternoon, March 28, 1955 at 5:15 o'clock 

PROGRAM 

I 

Quintet, Opus 67, No. 2 FRANZ DANZI 

Allegro vivo 
Lar ghetto 
Menuet 
Allegretto 

Quintet CARL NIELSEN 

Allegro "ben moderato 

Menuet 

Tema con variazione 

II 

La Cheminee du Roi Rene DARIUS MILHAUD 

Cortege 

Aubade 

Jongleurs 

La Maousinglade 

Joutes sur I'arc 

Chasse a Valabre 

Madrigal - Nocturne 

Quintet PAUL HINDEMITH 

Playful 

Waltz 

Placid and simple 

Rapid 

Very lively 

FLUTE: FELIX SKOWRONEK, student of Mr KINCATD 
030E: RICHARD KANTER, student of Mr DE LANCIE 
CLARINET: RICHARD POROTSKY, student of Mr GIGLIOTTI 
FREHCH HORN: ROBERT BONNEVIE, student of Mr JONES 
BASSOON: ARTHUR GROSSMAN, student of Mr SCHOENBACH 



THE CURTIS INSTITUTE OF MUSIC 
CURTIS HALL, THIR'TY -FIRST SEASON - 195^-55 

RECITAL "by WILLIAM HORKE, Tenor 

with 

Paul Ulanowsky at the Piano 

Tuesday Afternoon, March 29, 1955 at 5:15 o'clock 

PR0(3RAM 
I 

In Praise of Harmony G. F . EANDEL 

text : John Dryden 

II 

Die schone Miillerin, Opus 25 SCHUBERT 

text: Wilhelm Miiller 
Part I (sun§ without int errupt ion) 
Das Wander n 
Wohin? 
Haiti 

Danksagung an den Bach 
Am Feierahend 
Der Neugierige 
Ungeduld 
Morgengruss 
Des Miiller s Blumen 
Tranenregen 
Meinl 

Part II ( sun^ without interruption) 
Pause 

Mit dem grunen Lautenbande 
Der Jager 

Eifersucht und Stolz 
Die liebe Farhe 
Die hose Farbe 
Trockne Blumen 
Der Muller und der Bach 
Des Baches Wiegenlied 

STEINWAY PIANO 



THE CURTIS INSTITUTE OF MUSIC 

CUETIS HALL, THIRTY-FIRST SEASON - 195^^-55 

STUDENTS' CONCERT 
Under the supervision of Mr. Gusikoff 

Wednesday Afternoon, March 30, 1955 at 5:15 o'clock 

PROGRAM 
I 

Brass Quartet HENRY SMITH 

MANUEL ARAUJO, Trumpet 

S. CHENETTE, Trumpet 

JACK COOPER, Trombone 

N. BERNSTEIN, 3ass-Trombone 

II 

Brass Quintet BARNEY CHILDS 

Sonata 

Fantasia - Aus Tiefer ^'ot 
A. MARCHIONE, Trumpet HENRY SMITH, Trombone 

J. UMBRICO, Trumpet N.BERNSTEIN, 3ass-Trombone 

MARJORY BLACK, Horn 

Conducted by STEPHEN CHENETTE 

III 

Octet for Wind Instruments IGOR STRAVINSKY 

I Sinfonia 

Lento - Allegro mode rate 
II Tema con variazione 
Andantino 
A 
B 
A 
C 

D Tempo giusto 
A 

E Fugato 
Finale - Tempo giusto 
MILTON BERGEY, Flute MANUEL ARAUJO, Trumpet 

R. REUBEN, Clarinet J. UMBRICO, Trumpet 

N. KILBURN, Bassoon HENRY SMITH, Trombone 

R. LOTTRIDGE, Bassoon N. BERNSTEIN, Bass-Trombone 



THE CURTIS INSTITUTE OF :MUSIC 

CrjP.TIS ZALL, THZRTY-FIRST SEASON - 195^-55 

STUZEzns' CONCEET 
Monday Afternoon, April k, 1955 at 5:15 o'clock 

PRCXS^AM 

I 
Trio in E flat major, Op.l, No.l.-.LUDWIG van BEETHOVEN 
Allegro 

Adagio cantalDile 
Scherzo: AJ_legro assai - Trio 
Finale: Presto 
GERARD KANTARJiAN, Violin 
MICHAEL GKEBANIER, Violoncello 
PATRICIA PARR, Piano 

II 
Sonata in F minor. Op. 120, No.l , . . JOBAIOIBS TSRABMS 

Allegro appassionato 
Andante un poco adagio 
Allegretto grazioso 
Vivace 

RICHARD POROTSKY, Clarinet 
Vladimir Sokoloff at the piano 

III 
Sonata. .WAUTKR PISTON 

Allegro moderate e con grazia 

Adagio 

Allegro vivace 

FELIX SKOWROIffiK, Flute 

IV 

Chorale Prelude: i^'un kornrnf ) 

der Heiaen Beiland )....JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH 

Fantasia and Fugue in G minor) 

RAYMOND HEMINGWAY, Organ 

Piano Trio: students of Miss Tuttle 
Mr Porotsky: student of Mr Gigliotti 
Mr Skowronek: student of Mr Kincaid 
Mr Hemingway: student of Dr McCurdy 



THE CURTIS INSTITUTE OF MUSIC 

CURTIS HALL, THIRTY-FIRST SEASON — 1954-55 

FACULTY RECITAL BY 
MR LEONARD ROSE 

Mr Francis logha at the Piano 

WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON. APRIL 6, 1035 AT 5J5 OCLOCK 

PROGRAM 
I 

Aria in C minor JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH 

Sonata in E major FRANCOEUR -TROWEL 

Adagio ranlabilr 

Tempo di ga\olla 
Largo canlabilr 
Allegro vivo 

n 

Fantasy Pieces, Opus 73 ROBERT SCHUMANN 

Zart mid mil Ansdnick 
Lebhaft, leicht 

Raich and mil Feurr 

m 

Sonata SAMUEL BARBER 

AUepo ma non Iroppo 
Adagio 

Allegro appassionato 

IV 

Seven Variations on a theme from 

Mozart's The Magic Flute LUDWIG van BEETHOVEN 

V 

Sonata No. 3 in A major, Opus 69 LUDVIG van BEETHOVEN 

Allegro ma non lanlo 

Scherzo: Allegro molto 

Adagio canlabile — Allegro vi»aee 

STEIMTAY PIANO 



THE CURTIS INSTITUTE OF IVIUSIC 
CURTIS HALL, TEIPTY -FIRST SEASON - 195^-55 

EECITAL BY LOUISE FAEKEE, Contralto 
Vladimir Sokoloff ax the Piano 

Friday Afternoon, April lo , 1955 at 5:15 o'clock 

PROCS^AM 
I 
If Music Be the Food of Love) 

When I Am Laid in Earth ) g^jjj^Y PURCELL 

from D\j,c ana Aeneas ) 
Nymphs and Shepherds ) 

II 
Three songs fram. KindertotenLieder GUSTAV MAHLER 

!?un will die Sonn' so hell aufgeh'n 
Wenn dein Miitterlein 
In diesem Wetter I 
fsun^ without pause) 

III ^ 
Siete Canciones populares EspaSolas MANUEL de FALLA 

El Pano Monmo 

Seg-oidilla Morciana 

Asturiana 

Jota 

Nana 

Cane ion 

Polo 

I\^ 

Charlie Is My Earling Arr . by ROOTl QUTLTER 

Greensleeves Arr ."by RALPH VAUGHAN WTT.T.TA^e 

The Cuckoo LIZA LEHMANN 

V 

Somebody ' s Knocking at Your Door TRADrnOMAL 

Little David Play on Your Harp TRADITIONAL 

He's Got the Whole World in His Hands 

Arr. by HA>DXTON FORREST 

STEINWAY PIANO 



THE CURTIS INSTITUTE OF MUSIC 
CURTIS HALL, THIRTY -FIRST SEASON - 195^-55 

CONCERT OF MUSIC FOR 

AN ENSEMBLE OF SEVEN HARPS 

Led by Mr Carlos Salzedo 

NADIA BERKEY PHYLLIS ENSHER JUDY LAMAN 
MARILYN MUELLER IffiON SATTERFIELD 
PEGGY SCHUMACKER DIANE WILLIAl^ 

Monday Afternoon, April l8, 1955 at 5^15 o'clock 

PROGRAM 

I 

Pavane UNKNOWN COIPOSER 

XVI Century 

La Joyeuse JEAN -PHILIPPE RAMEAU 

1683-1764 
Gavotte of the little 

sheep PADRE GIAMBATISTA MARTINI 

1706-178^4- 

Two Musettes FRANCOIS COUPERIN 

Musette de Choisy 1668-1733 

Musette de Taverny 

THE ENSEMBLE 

II 

Danseuses de Delphes ) 

Voiles ) CLAUDE DEBUSSY 

Danse de Puck ) I862-I918 

(for seven parts) 

THE ENSEMBLE 



Ill 

Trois poemes de Mallarme (192^+) CARLOS SALZEDO 

Las de I'amer repos ou ma paresse offense 
Feuillet d' album 

Une dentelle s'abolit 

WAYNE CONNER, Tenor 
DIANE WILLIAI^ at the harp 
THE COMPOSER at the piano 



IV 

Bolminierie (1919) ^ CARLOS SALZEDO 

(music for a Ji Im-pantomime for seven harp 
parts, c omposed jor the ireat Russian dancer, 
Adolf 3oLm) 

A gathering at the royal court 
Entrance of the musicians 

Magical feats 
Electrical convulsions 
The wall -panels detach themselves and dance 

a fugue (a la Brahms) 
A noisy country-fair 
A corpseless funeral, at which a large fantastic 

bird appears 
A noisy country-fair 
The Monarch congratulates magicians 
The magicians dissolve as the curtain tumbles 

THE ENSEMBLE 



Lyon & Healy Harps 



THE CURTIS INSTITUTE OF MUSIC 

CURTIS HALL, THIRTY-FIRST SEASON 1954-55 

GR.\DUAnOX RECITAL BY 
PEDES SANTOS CUYUGAX, Soprano 

STUDENT RECITAL BY 
PLATO KARA Y AXIS, Baritone 

Vladimir Sokoloff at the Piano 

TUESDAY AFTERXOOX. .\PRIL 19. 1955 AT 5:15 O'CLOCK 

PROGRAM 

I 
Bist du bei mir Johaxx Sebastian Bach 

An die Leier 
Fruhlinsstraiim 

Abschied > f R-^^"^ Schubert 

Nachtstiick 
Der Schiffer 

PLATO KARAYAXIS 

n 

Qual farfalletta amante Domenico Scarlatti 

Der HoUe Rache kocht in meinem Herzen 

from Die Zauberftote Wolfgang Am.\deus Mozart 

FIDES SANTOS CU^X'GAX 

III 

Bachianas Brasileiras No. 5 Heitor Viela-Lobos 

FIDES SANTOS CUYUGAN 
with Orchestra of Violoncelli 

Don Quichotte a Dulcinee Maurice Ra\^l 

Chanson romanesque 
Chanson epique 
Chanson a boire 

PLATO KAR-\YANIS 

V 

Zerbinetta's Recitative and Aria from 

AnaJne aiif Xaxos RiCH-^RD Strauss 

FIDES SANTOS CU^TTG-^X 

Th£ Singers: srud^nts of M.^dami Gr£GOry 
VioLONCELLJSTs: Students of Mr Rose and Mr Cole 

steiway pl\xo 



THE CURTIS INSTITUTE OF MUSIC 

CURTIS HALL, THIRTY -FIRST SEASON - 195^-55 

STUDENTS' CONCERT 
Wednesday Afterrxoon, April 20^ 1955 at 5:15 o'clock 

PROGRAM 

I 

Herzlich tut mich verlangen ) ^^^^^ SEBASTIAN BACH 
Jesus Christus, unser Heilandj 

La Nativite du Seigneur OLIVIER MESSIAEN 

Les Mages 

Dieu parmi nous 

LOIS GERING^ Organ 



II 

Andante f avori LUUWIG VAN BEETHOVEN 

Novellette No . 8 ROBERT SCHUMANN 

Four Preludes, Opus 11 ALEXANDER SCRIABIN 

No. 5 in. D major 

No. 1^ in E flat minor 

No. 13 in G flat major 

No. 10 in C sharp minor 
Moment musical No. 4 in E minor SERGEI RACHMANINOV 



PATRICIA PARR, Piano 



Miss Gering: student of Dr McCurdy 
Miss Parr: student of Madame Vengerova 



AEOLIAN-SKINNER ORGAN 
STEINWAY PIANO 



THE CURTIS INSTITUTE OF MUSIC 

CURTIS HALL, THIRTY-FIRST SEASON 1954-55 

GRADUATIOX RECITAL BY 

SUZANNE CAL^NI, Soprano 

BARBARA SORLIEN, Violinist 

Vladimir SokoloflF at the Piano 

MONDAY AFTERNOON, APRIL 25, 195 J AT 5:15 O'CLOCK 

PROGRAM 

I 

Three Arias '^olfgaxg Amadeus Mozart 

Non so piu cosa son (from Le Nozze Ji Figaro) 
Deh vieni non tardar (from Le Nozze Ji Figaro) 
Alleluja (from the Motette Exsultate, jubilate) 

SUZANNE CAUM 
II 

Sonata in D minor, Op. 108 Johannes Brahms 

Allegro 

Adagio 

Un poco presto e con sentimento 

Presto agitato 

BARBARA SORLIEN 

in 

Sheherazade Maurice Ravel 

Asie 

La Flute enchantee 
L 'Indifferent 

SUZANNE CAUM 

IV 

Symphonic espagnole in D minor Edouard Lalo 

Allegro non troppo 
Scherzando: Allegro molto 
Andante 
Rondo: Allegro 

B.\RBARA SORLIEN 



O wiisst ich doch den Weg zuriick J Johannes Brahms 

(jeheimms ) 

Auf einer Wanderung J ^^^^ ^^^^ 

Nachtzauber ) 

Sein wir wieder gut (solo of the Composer 

from Ariadne atif Naxos) Richard Strauss 

SUZANNT CAUM 

Miss Caum: student of Madame Gregory 
Miss Sorlien': student of Miss Reyxolds 



THE CURTIS INSTITUTE OF xMUSIC 

CURTIS HALL, THIRTY-FIRST SEASOX I 954-55 

GR.ADUATIOX RECITAL BY 
AXXE BESSEL, Mezzo-Contralto 

STUDENT RECIT.\L BY 
RAOUL QUERZE. Clarinetist 

Vladimir SokoloflF at the Piano 

TUESDAY AFTERNOON. APRIL 26, 195 5 AT 5:15 O'CLOCK 
PROGRAM 

I 

Aria di Polissena 

from Kadamisto Georg Friedrich Handel 

^""ie Melodien zieht es mir 1 

Unbewegte laue Luf t > Johannes Brahms 

Der Schmied I 



Mignon 
Gesang ^eylas 



Hugo Vole 

ANNE BESSEL 



n 



Concertino, Opus 26 Carl Marl\ von '^"eber 

RAOUL QUERZE 



m 

Chansons des Bilitis Claltde Debussy 

La Flute de Pan 

La Chevelure 

Le Tombeau des Naiades 

O mio Fernando 

from La Faiorita Gaetano Donizetti 

ANNE BESSEL 



Miss Bessel: student of Madame Gregory 
Mr Qverze: student of Mr Gigliotti 

STEIN"«^AY PIANO 



THE CURTIS INSTITUTE OF MUSIC 
CURTIS HALL, THIRTY -FIRST SEASON - 195^-55 

S'TUIENTS' CONCERT 
Wednesday Afternoon, April 27, 1955 at 5-15 o'clock 

PROGRAM 
I 

Sebben cradele ANTONIO CALDARA 

Che f iero costume GIOVANNI LEGRENZI 

Le Faune) CLAUDE IKBUSSY 

De Soir ) 

WAYNE CONNER, Tenor 
Vladimir Sokoloff at the piano 

II 

Gia il sole dal Gange ALESSANDRO SCARLA'TTI 

Danza, danza, fanciulla gentile) FRANCESCO DURANTE 

Vergin, tutto amor ) 

C ' est 1 ' extase ) CLAUDE DEBUSSY 

Mandoline ) 

MARY ANN STABILE, Soprano 

III 
Wenn du mich mit den Augen streifst ) 

und lachst ) c. . .HUGO WOLF 

Dass doch demalt all' deine Reize waren) 

Feinsliebchen ) JOHANNES BRAHMS 

So willst du des Armen) 

WAYNE CONNER 

IV 

Rananze in A flat WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART 

Sonata in G minor. Opus 22 ROBERT SCHUMANN 

Presto 

Andantino 

Scherzo 

Rondo: Presto 

Etude de concert in F minor FRANZ LISZT 

Sonatina MAURICE RAVEL 

JUDITH JAIMES, Piano 

Miss Stabile and Mr Conner: students of Mr Bonelli 
Miss Jaime s : student of Madame Vengerova 



THE CURTIS INSTITUTE OF MUSIC 

CURTIS HALL, THIRTY-FIRST SEASON I 954-55 



GRADUATION RECITAL BY 
JEAN DEIS, Tenor 

STUDENT RECITAL BY 
DONALD McCALL, Violoncellist 

Vladimir SokoloflF at the Piano 
MONDAY AFTERNOON, MAY 2, 195 5 AT 5:15 O'CLOCK 

PROGRAM 

I 

Sonata in D major, Op. 102, No. 2 Ludwig van Beethoven 

Allegro con brio 

Adagio con molto sentimento d'a£fetto 

Allegro fugato 

DONALD McCALL 

II 

Verborgenheit Hugo "Wolf 

Zueignung 1 

Du mcines Herzens Kronelein > Richard Strauss 

Wie solten wir geheim sie halten J 

JEAN DEIS 

III 

Concerto in A minor, Op. 129 Robert Schumann 

Nicht zu schnell 
Langsam 
Sehr lebhaft 

DONALD McCALL 

IV 

II Lamento di Federico 

from L'Arlesiana Francesco Celea 

Dio! mi potevi scagliar tutti i mali 

from Otello Giuseppe Verdi 

JEAN DEIS 

Mr Deis: student of Mr Bonelli 
Mr McCall: student of Mr Rose and Mr Cole 

STEINWAY PIANO 



THE CURTIS INSTITUTE OF MUSIC 

CURTIS HALL. THIRTY-FIRST SEASON — 1954-55 

GRADUATION RECITAL 

ILONA KOMBRIN"K, Soprano 

RONALD LEONARD. Violoncellist 

Vladimir Sokoloff at the Piano 

TUESDAY AFTERNOON. MAY 3. 1955 AT 5:15 O'CLOCK 

PROGRAM 
I 

When I am laid in earth from Dido and Aeneas Henry Purcell 

Poe?ie persiane < Three song> i F. Santoliquido 

Im Treibhauj ) Richard Wagner 

Schmerzen ) 

Ilona Kombrink 

IT 

Concerto. Opu; 49 Dmitri Kabalevsky" 

AUegro 

Lar$o 

Allegretlo 

Ronald Leonard 

III 

Five Duetj for Soprano and Tenor Robert Schumanx 

Tanilied 

Schon lit das Feil des Lrnie* 

Er und ?ie 

In der Nacht 

Liebhab^r? «tjndchen 

Ilona Kombrink and Wayne Conner 
Sonata in A major Cesar Franck. 

Alle^TFllo b«n moderato 

AUesro 

Recilalivo — Fantasia 

.AUegrello po*o mojso 

Ronald Leonard 



De Reve { Claude Debussy' 

Green j 

Le Vaincu Louis Aubebt 

I pastori luDEBitiNDO Pizzetti 

Three Songs (poems by Edna St Vincent Millay) Efrem Zimbalist 

Rain Comes Down 

Mariposa 

One, Two. Three 

Ilona Kombrink 

MiM KoMMtcnc: ttudint of Mme Gricort Mb. Covneb: smde»t of M«. Bomuj 

Mr. Leonasb: itudeTU of Mb. Rose and Mb. Cole 



THE CURTIS INSTITUTE OF ME' SIC 

CURTIS HALL. THIRTY-FIR5T SEASON — 1954-55 

GRADUATION RECITAL 
LUIGI ZAMNELLI. Composition 

STLDE-M RECITAL BY 
COLEMAN BLIMFIELD. Piano 

U^EDNESDAV AFTERNOON. MAY 4. 19i3 AT 5:15 OXLOCK 

PROGRAM 
I 

N ariation? on a theme of Paganini. Opus 35 Johannes Br-A.hms 

Biwki L and 2 

Sonata, Opu* 83 Serge Prokofiev 

AUe^re inqaicto 
Andante caloroso 
Precipitato 

COLFMAN BlUMFIELD 

II 

Sonatina Ltici Z-\ninelli 

.\Ue?ro 
Andaute 
Allegro con brio 

Lee Luvisi. Piano 

III 

Fable A Ballet) Luici Za.vijtelu 

Michael Tree [ r-. ,. ^ Felix Skowroxek, Flute 
Joanne Zasucha \ '" '"' j-^.^^^.^. McCarty, Oboe 
John Dalley. J'iola Ronald Reuben, Clarinet 

R. Leonard, Violoncello Nicholas Kilburn. Bassoon 

William Black. Double Bass 

Mb. Zamnelli: student of Mb. Me.notti 

Mb. Blcmfitu) : student of Madame Ve.ncebova 

Mb. Lrvui: student of Mb. Sebkin and Mb. Hobszowski 

STEIN-TTAV PI.VNO 



THE CURTIS INSTITUTE OF MUSIC 

CURTIS HALL, THIRTY-FIRST SEASON — 1954-55 

GRADUATION CONCERT 

JOEL FEINGLASS 

ARTHUR GROSSMAN 

NICHOLAS KILBURN 

RICHARD LOTTRIDGE 

Bassoonists 

Vladimir Sokoloff at the Piano 

MONDAY AFTERNOON, MAY 9, 1955 AT 5:15 O'CLOCK 

PROGRAM 
I 

Sonata for Two Bassoons Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 

Allegro 

Andante 

Rondo 

Arthur Grossman and Joel Feinclass 

II 

Sonata No. 5 in D minor Johann Ernst Galliard 

Adagio 

Allegro e spiriloso 
Alia siciliano 
Allegro assai 

Richard Lottridge 

III 

Concerto No, 7 in A minor Antonio Vivaldi 

Allegro molto 
Andante molto 
Allegro 

Nicholas Kilburn 

John Dallst, Viola 
R. Leonard, Cello 



Michael Tree ) y^^^.^ 
Jaime Laredo ) 



IV 

Romance Edward Elcar 

Richard Lottridge 

V 

Sonata Paul Hindemith 

Leicht bewegt 
Langsam 
Marsrh 
Pastorale : Ruhig 

Joel Feinglass 
VI 

Soliloquy and Wedding Dance Albert Weisser 

Arthur Grossman 

VII 

Prelude and Fugue Arcady Dubensky 

Nicholas Kilbi;bn Richard Lottridce 

Joel Feinclass Arthiir Grossman 



Students of Mr. Schoenbach 



THE CURTIS INSTITUTE OF IVIUSIC 
CURTIS HALL, THIRTY -FIRST SEASON - 195^-55 

STUDENTS' CONCERT 

Tuesday Afternoon, Jfey 10, 1955 at 5:15 o'clock 

PROGRAM 
I 

Sonata No . 2 JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH 

Allegro moderato 
Siciliano 
Allegro 
Introduction and variations on the 

theme Ihr Blumlein alLe FRANZ SCHUBERT 

MILTON BEROTf, Flute 
Vladimir Sokoloff at the piano 

II 

Freschi luoghi, prati aulenti STEFHANO DONAUDY 

Fiocca la neve PIE'TRO CIMARA 

^^''Z Liebe i St griin ) jomNUES BEAaC 

Der Tod, oas ist die kuhle Nacht; 

In quelle trine morbide 

from }fanon Le scant GIACCMO PUCCINI 

GINA VIGLIONE, Soprano 

III 

Sonata (l9^l) AARON COPLAND 

Molto moderato 

Vivace 

Andante sostenuto 

Rhapsodie Hongroise No . 12 FRANZ LISZT 

JOEL RICE, Piano 

Mr Bergey: student of Mr Kincaid 

Miss Viglione: student of l*faie Gregory 

Mr Rice: student of Mr Serkin and Mr Horszovski 

STEINWAY PIANO 



THE CURTIS INSTITUTE OF MUSIC 

CURTIS HALL, THIRTY-FIRST SEASON — 1954-55 

GRADUATION RECITAL BY 
TERESA QUESADA, Pianist 

STUDENT RECITAL BY 
CARLOS VILLA, T'iolinist 

WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON, MAY U, 1955 AT 5:15 O'CLOCK 

PROGRAM 



First movement from Concerto No. 1, Op. 6 Niccolo Pagamni 

Allegro maestoso 

Carlos Villa 

Vladimir Sokoloff at the Piano 



n 



Chaconne Bach-Bvsoi 

Two Impromptus, Op. 90 (Nos. 1 and 2) Fr-\nz Schvbert 

Sonetto 104 del Petrarca ) Fr.\>z Liszt 

Mephisto Waltz ) 

Teresa Quesada 

Miss Quesada: student of Mme. Vexgerova 
Mr. Villa: student of Miss Reynolds 

stehtway pi.^no 



THE 

CURTIS 

INSTITUTE 

OF 

MUSIC 




Twenty-second Annual Commencement and 
Conferring of Degrees 



Curtis Hall * Philadelphia • Pennsylvania 

Saturday, May Fourteenth 

Nineteen Fifty-five 



ORDER OF CEREMONIES 

ORGAN PRELUDE 

Chorale Preludes J. S. Bach 

In dulci jubilo (for organo plena) 
Vater unser im Himmelreich 

Esquisse in F minor Schumann 

Chorale Prelude Brahms 

O Welt, ich muss dich lassen 

GRADUATE PROCESSION 
Trumpet Voluntary Purcell 

Alexander McCurdy, Mus. D. 

INTRODUCTION 

President 
Mary Curtis Zimbalist, Mus. D., L.H.D., Litt. D. 

ADDRESS 
Garleton Sprague Smith, A.M., Ph.D. 

AWARDING OF DIPLOMAS 

President 
Mary Curtis Zimbalist 

Director 
Efrem Zimbalist, Mus. D. 

CONFERRING OF DEGREES IN COURSE 

The National Anthem — The Star-Spangled Banner 

GRADUATE RECESSION 
Finale from Grande piece symphonique Franck 



THE CURTIS INSTITUTE OF MUSIC 

DIPLOM\S 

Piano 
Teresa Quesada Arosemena 

Voice 

Fides Santos CuN-ugan Jean Patterson Deis 

Violin 
Amnon Levy Michael Tree 

Violoncello 
Ronald Anthony Leonard 

Harp Clarinet 

Diane Louise Williams Ronald Paul Reuben 

Bassoon 

Arthur Grossman 

Nicholas W'eldon Kilburn Richard Wood Loitridge 

French Horn 
Samuel Edward Ramsay 

Trumpet 
Thomas Paul Wohlwender 

Trombone 
Henry C. Smith 3rd, A.B. 
(University of Pennsylvania) 

Composition 
Luigi John Zaninelli 



DEGREES IN COURSE 

Bachelor of Music — in Piano 
Jose Kahan 

Bachelor oj Music — in Voice 

Anne Bessel 
Suzanne Caum Ilona Doris Kombrink 

Bachelor of Music — in Violin 

Robert Dew 
Barbara Jean Sorlien 

Bachelor of Music — in Violoncello 
Joan Harriet Shaykin 

Bachelor of Music — in Harp 
Marilyn Anne Mueller 

Bachelor of Music — in Bassoon 
Joel B. Feinglass 

Bachelor of Music — in Trombone 
Norman Gerald Bernstein 



Marshal 
Constant Vauclain, Mus. M., Ph.D. 

Assistant Marshals 
Stephen Chenette Amedeo Falgiatore 

Wayne Conner Plato Karayanis 



THE CURTIS INSTITUTE OF MUSIC 

CURTIS HALL, THIRTY-SECOND SEASON - 1955-56 

STUIMNTS' CONCERT 

Tuesday Afternoon, November 29, 1955 at 5^15 o'clock 

PROGRAM 

I 
1st movement from Concerto No. 3 

in G major (K216) c - = c c = WOLFGANG AMAIEUS MOZART 

Allegro 

ANN GARLICHS, Violin 
Vladimir Sokolof f at the piano 

II 
Partita No . 3 in E major, c . ^ <. . . » . . JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH 
Preludium 
Loure 

Concerto, c. . = ....... o , . . . c . c c cSAMUEL BARBER 

Allegro 
Andante 
Perpetual motion 

JAIME LAREDO, Violin 

in 

Concerto ^ c . . , . c c ^ » c :.. = .. c. c. . . .ARAM KHACHATURIAN 

Allegro con fermezza 
Andante sostenuto 
Allegro vivace 

Variations on the theme Nel cuor piu 

non mi sento . ...-..-. c ^ , NICCOLO PAGANINI 

GERARD KANTARJIAN, Violin 

Students of Mr Galamian 

STEINWAY PIANO 



THE CURTIS INSTITUTE OF MUSIC 
CURTIS HALL, THIRTY-SECOND SEASON - 1955-56 

STUDENTS' CONCERT 

Monday Afternoon, December 5> 1955 at 5:15 o'clock 

PROGRAM 

I 

Sonata in A major » » . » c . . . e » ^ . cLUIGI BOCCHERINI 

Adagio 
Allegro 

Schelomo (ffebreiv Rhapsody) ,,, « c o »ERNEST BLOCH 

MICHAEL GREBANIER, Violoncello 
Vladimir Sokoloff at the piano 

II 
Concerto No. 2 in D minor, Opc 22.. HENRI WIENIAWSKI 
Allegro moderato 
Romanza ^y^ 

Allegro con fuoco - Allegro moderato 

(a la zingara) 




JANE SMITH, Violin 



III 
Variations and Fugue on a theme 

of Handelr .,. o . . o . c . .JOHANNES BRAHMS 

SUSAN STARR, Piano 

Mr Grehanier: student of Mr Rose and Mr Cole 
Miss Smith: student of Miss Reynolds 
Miss Starr: student of Mrs Sokoloff 



STEINWAY PIANO 



THE CURTIS INSTITUTE OF MUSIC 

CURTIS HALL, THTRTY-SECOND SEASON - 1955-56 

RECITAL OF MUSIC FOR BRASS ENSEMBLE 
Conducted by Mr Gusikoff 

Friday Afternoon,, December 9, 1955 at 5:15 o'clock 

PROGRAM 



Chorale » . o o . . o . o 



II 



Chorale and. Fugue from. 
The Louisiana Story' 



IV 



c... CHARLES D'ALBERT 



Sketch for Brass (1955) . . . c , c c . o » c ^ o = oLUIGI ZANINELLI 

III 



.VIRGIL THOMSON 



Albe 
Entra 



rich's Invocation ) 

ance of the Gods into Walhal lajfrom Das Rheingold 

RICHARD WAGNER 



FRENCH HORNS 

Margery Black 
John Simonelli 
James London 
Janet Car dwell 



TROMBONES 

Jack Cooper 
Gordon Sweeney 
Jack Shankle 



TRUMPETS 

Jfenuel Araujo 
S . Chenette 
A. March! one 
Joseph IMbrico 
V c Penzarella 

TYMPANI and PERCUSS 10 X 

Kalman Cherry 
I^ynn Harbold 



TUBA 
Hubert Meyer 



THE CURTIS INSTITUTE OF MUSIC 

CURTIS HALL, THIRTY-SECOND SEASON — 1955-56 

GRADUATION CONCERT 

STEPHEN CHENETTE and 

MANUEL ARAUJO, Trumpeters 

Assisted by 

HORN QUARTET and 

JACK COOPER and JACK ?H-\NKLE. Trombonists 

VLADIMIR SOKOLOFF at the Piano 

FRIDAY AFTERNOON. JANUARY 27, 1956 AT 5:15 OXLOCK 

PROGRAM 
I 

Intrada Arthur Honegger 

Stephen Chenette 

II 

Concerto in E flat Franz Joseph Haydn" 

Allegro 
Andante 
Allefro 

Manuel Ar.\ujo 
lU 

Capriccio Paul Bonneau 

Jack Shanki£ 

IV 

Fantasy Paul Ckeston 

Jack. Cooper 

V 

Rnstiqaes Eugene Bozza 

Stephen Chenette 

VI 

Sonata for Four French Horns Paul Hindemith 

Fugalo: Verr slow 
Fast 
Variationi on / Sound my Born 

•Mabjobt Black JiMcs London 

JoBN si-MONXUJ Janet Cumntu. 

Conducted by Mason Jones 

VII 

Concerto for Two E flat Trumpets Antonio Vivaldi 

Alleiro moderato 
Larcheito 
Allegro 

Manuel AR.iUjo and Stephen Chenette 

Tmrnpelers : students of Mr. Kaiiss 

Tromboni-ts : students of Mb. Gi-ikoff 

Horn Quartet : students of Mb. Jones 

*Miss Black is a candidate for Mas. B. degree Maj 1936 



THE CURTIS INSTITUTE OF MUSIC 

CURTIS HALL, THIFITY-SECONID SEASON - 1955-56 

CHAI^ER MUSIC CONCEET 
by Students of Mr Brodsky 

Monday Afternoon, February 6, I956 at 5:15 o'clock 

PROGRAM 



Trio in E flat major, Opus 100 , .FRANZ SCHUBERT 

Allegro 

Andante con moto 
Scherzo 

Allegro moderato 

NENA DEL ROSARIO, Piano 

JAINE LAREDO, Violin 

ROGER DRINKALL, Violoncello 



II 

Quartet in G minor. Opus 25 c , . . . o „ . o . . . . . JOHANNES BRAHMS 
Allegro 

Intennezzo 

Andante con moto 

Rondo alia zingarese 

ADRIAN RUIZ, Piano 
ARNOLD STEINHARDT, Violin 
JEROME ROSEN, Viola 
MARCIA WHITLOCK, Violoncello 



STEINWAY PIANO 



THE CURTIS INSTITUTE OF MUSIC 

CURTIS HALL, IHIPIY-SECOND SEASON - 1955-56 

STUDEiNTS' CONCERT 

Wednesday Afternoon,, February 22, IS^^:) at 5^15 o'clock 

PR0(2^AM 

I 

Dorian Toccata in D minor. JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH 

Pastorale , o .ROGER-IUCASSE 

LOIS GERING, Organ 



II 

1st movement from Concerto in S minor 

FELIX MEI.TDEI^SOHN-BARTHOLDY 
Allegro molto appassionato 

MARIE PIIflAVALLE, Violin 
Vladimir Sokoloff at the piano 



III 
Sonata in E flat major , Op. 8la ("Les Adieux") 

LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN 
Adagio - Allegro 1^,5 Adieuxj 

Andante con espressione (L 'Absence) 
Vivacis si mamente (Le Ret our) 

Ballade in A flat major, Op. ^+7 ) 

Nocturne in B major, Op. 32, No. l) - FREDERIC CHOPIN 

Scherzo in C sharp minor, Op. 39 ) 

LEE LUVISI, Piano 

Miss G-ering: student of Dr McCurdy 

Miss Pintavalle: student of Miss Reynolds 

Mr Lu-/isi: student of Mr Serkin and Mr Horszowski 



THE 

CURTIS 
INSTITUTE 

OF 

MUSIC 

PHILADELPHIA 



LANDARA 



APRIL 6 AND 9 1956 



THE AMERICAN ACADEMY OF MUSIC 
PHILADELPHIA 



THE AMERICAN ACADEMY OF MUSIC 
Philadelphia 

THE CURTIS INSTITUTE OF MUSIC PRESENTS 



Friday Evening, April 6 and Monday Evening, April 9, 1956 
at 8 :30 o'clock 



LAN DARA 

Opera in three acts 
Dedicated to Mary Curtis Zimbalist 

Libretto by Bernice Kenyon 
Music by Efrem Zimbalist 

Conductor: Efrem Zimbalist Stage Director Herbert Graf 

Scenery^ costumes and lighting by Leo Kerz 

Michael Blaine, an able-bodied seaman Wayne Conner 

Andre Delorne, another able-bodied seaman, his friend . . . Norman Mittleman 

Steward Jasper King 

Stewardess Mary Alice Patton 

Official Plato Karayanis 

Announcer Amedeo Falgiatore 

Barry Hanner 



Two Brothers, able-bodied seamen at>. ■ ■^ r^ 

y Dominick Craziano 

Filipino Lyle Richardson 

First Chess Player George Chaplow 

Second Chess Player Harold Parker 

Seamen, Stewardesses 

Inhabitants of Soudrii 

Khan Makola, tlie Rider Francesco Sorianello 

Princess Landara Hona Kombrink 

Maro ),».■, ( Carolyn Stanford 

v her Maidens < o t- i 

Dasia \ \ Susan Fisher 

KoR, a Courtier Plato Karayanis 

Slave Audrey G. Bookspan 

Magician Clifford Scott 

Page Mary Ann Stabile 

Barry Hanner 



Sailors' V^oices -nia ■ ■ \ r^ 

Dominick Graziano 

Maidens, Courtiers, Nobles, Horsemen, Guards, Servants 



S^TsOPSIS 

Act I. Scene I. Hiring Hall of a Seaman's Guild 

Scene II. Courtyard of the palace at Sondru, in the countrv 
of Xarrah. 

Act II. Garden behind the palace. 

Act III. Banquet hall of the palace. 



DANCERS 

Misses Eileen Cohen. Margie Gibbon. Aim. McKinley, 
Vickie Seitchik. Messrs. Roui Arnold. BUI Heider. 



CHORUS 

Misses Winifred Dettore. Sue Fisher. Sue Hart2ell. Marlene Kleinman. 

Mar\- Alice Patton, Winifred Rhodes, Helen Rosengren, Janet Smidi, 

Barbara Spangler, V'i>-ian Stanchik, Benita \'alente, Gina Mglione, 

Dixi Yaley. Messrs. Earl Bankey. Jerry Beamou. George Chaplow, 

Aniedeo Falgiacore. Dominick Graziano. Barrs Hanner. Jean Kashy, 

Jasper King, Benjamin Nightingale. Harold Parker, Jack Ratterree, 

William Reckeweg, Lyle Richardson, James Sefton, Richard Swenson. 



Production Staff for Latidara 

Musical Director Elizabeth Westmoreland 

Choreographer Nadia Chilkovsky 

Assistant to Stage Director Plato Karayanis 

Stage Managers Gordon Maf>€s and Luigi Zaimielli 

Properties Jack Gotlobe and Temple Painter 



Costumes from \'an Horn Sc Son, Philadelphia 

Scenery constructed by T. V. McDonald Construcdon Co.. New \ork 

Lighting equipment from Centun*- Lighting Lie. New \ ork 



PERSONNEL OF ORCHESTRA 



VIOLINS 

Toshiya Eto, Concertmaster 

Betty Bennett 

John Dalley 

Angela Eto 

Ann Garlichs 

Gerard Kantarjian 

Varoujan Kodjian 

Jaime Laredo 

Oksana Maryniak 

Christine Pew 

Marie Pintavalle 

Max Rabinovitsj 

Jane Smith 

Arnold Steinhardt 

E. Sveinbjornsson 

Carlos Villa 

VIOLAS 
Michael Tree 
Marion Koucky 
Warren La^fredo 
Scott Nickrenz 
Jerome Rosen 

VIOLONCELLOS 

Donald McCall 
Hamisa Dor 
Roger Drinkall 
Michael Grebanier 
Peter Schenkman 
Reynold Siemens 
Marcia Whitlock 



DOUBLE BASSES 
William Black 
Herbert Brewster 
Emilio Gravagno 
Rodney Van Sickle 

FLUTES 

Felix Skowronek 
Robert Patrick 
Milton Bergey, Piccolo 

OBOES 

Richard Kanter 
Eugene Chieffo 
Evelyn McCarty 
Frank Peters, English Horn 

CLARINETS 

Richard Porotsky 
Raoul Querze 
Richard Lesser, 

Bass Clarinet 

BASSOONS 

John Givens 
Herbert Fawcett 
S. Markusson, 

Contrabassoon 

HORNS 

Marjory Black 
John Simonelli 
James London 
Janet Cardwell 



HARP 

Judy Laman 

TRUMPETS 

Stephen Chenette 
V. Penzarella 
Joseph Umbnco 

TROMBONES 
Jack Cooper 
Gordon Sweeney 
Jack Shankle, 

Bass Trombone 

TUBA 
Hubert Meyer 

T\MP.\NI & 
PERCUSSION 

Kalman Cherry 
Lynn Harbold 
John Ritter 
Anthony Marchione 

CELESTE. 
Lee Luvisi 




PALCON PRKSS 



THE CURTIS INSTITUTE OF MUSIC 

CURTIS HALL, THIRTY-SECOND SEASON — 1955-56 

GRADUATION RECITAL BY 
MARY ALICE PATTON, Soprano 

STUDENT RECITAL BT 
WAYNE CONNER, Tenor 

MONDAY AFTERNOON. .VPRIL 16, 1956 AT 5:15 O'CLOCK 

PROGIL^M 

I 

Motet: Exsultate. Jubilate (K165) Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 

Exfoliate. Jubilate 
In Vir^iiiam Corou 
Alleluia 

Mary Aoce Patton 
Vladimir Sokoloff at the piano 

n 

La Bonne Chanson. Op. 61 Gabriel Faltre 

Une Sainte en son aoreole 

Puiiqne Tanbe frandit 

La lone blanche loit dans les boii 

J'allaii par des chemins perfides 

J'ai presqne pear, en verite 

Arant que tn ne t'en ailles 

Done, ce «era par on dair jear d'ete 

N'esl-ce-pas ? 

L"HiTer a e«sse 

Wayne Conner 

m 

September 

Beim Schlafengehen 

from Vier Letzte Lieder Richard Strauss 

Vocalise {Piece en forme de fuibanera) Mal-rice Ravel 

Chevaox de boig Claude Debussy 

Samuel Barber 



Daisies } 

Sleep Now ) 



Mary Alice Patton 

Stadaus of Ma. Sincheb 

AEOLIAN-SKIN-NER ORGAN 
STEINTTAY PIANO 



THE CURTIS INSTITUTE OF MUSIC 

CURTIS HALL, THIRTY-SECOND SEASON — 1955-56 

GRADUATION RECITAL BY 

JUDY LAMAN, Harpist 

REYTSOLD SIEMENS, ViolonceUist 

WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON, APRIL 18, 1956 AT 5:15 O'CLOCK 

PROGRAM 
I 

Sonata in F major. Op. 99 JOHAJfNES Brahms 

Alleero vivace 
Adagio afietuoso 
Allegro pasfionato 

Allegro molto 

Reynold Siemens 
Vlaoimib Sokoloft ca the piano 

n 

Sarabande (from The Fourth Royal Concert) FsAJfCOis Colterin 

1668-1733 

Theme and Variations Josef Haydn 

1732-1809 
Prelude for a Drama (1948) 
T\*o Christmas Carols 

I wonder as I wander (19551 \ CaRLOS SaLZEDO 

O Tannenbaam (19541 

' dedicated to JvoT Lamji?<) 

Scintillation (1936j 

Judy Laman 

m 

Concerto in D major JosEF Haydn 

Allegro moderato 

Adagio 

AUegro 

Reynold Siemens 

IV 

Danse sacree, danse profane (1904) Claude Debussy 

1862-1918 

for harp uith piano accompanimeTit 

Judy Laman 

CutLos Saijcedo at the piano 

Miss L-tMiS : student of Mr. SaUedo 
Mb. Siemelns : student of Mr. Rose and Mr. Cole 

LYON & HE.\LY H.^RP ( SaUedo model) 



THE CURTIS INSTITUTE OF MUSIC 
CURTIS EALLj THIRTY-SECOND SEASON - 1955-56 

STUDENTS' CONCERT 

Wednesday Afternoon, April 25, 195^ at 5:15 o'clock 

PROGRAM 

I 

Two Chorale Preludes ..... = ... JOHANNES BRAHI^ 

Schmucke dich_, o liete Seele 

vie selig seid ihr doch, ihr Frommen 

Concerto in C major VIVALDI -BACH 

Air with Variations LEO SOWERBY 

Fugue a la gigue JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH 

ROBERT CARWITHEN, Organ 

II 

Humoreske , Op . 20 ROBERT SCHUMANN 

Two Etudes from Op. 10 FREDERIC CHOPIN 

No. 11, in E flat 

No. 10, in A flat 
Rondo capriccioso, Op. iV.. FELIX MENDEI5S0HN-BARTH0LDY 

ANTON KUERTI, Piano 



Mr Carwithen: student of Dr McCurdy 

Mr Kuerti : student of Mr Serkin and Mr Horszowski 



STEINWAY PIANO 
AEOLIAN-SKINNER ORGAN 



THE CURTIS INSTITUTE OF MUSIC 

CURTIS HALL, THIRTY-SECOND SEASON — 1953.36 

GRADUATION RECITAL BY 
NENA DEL ROS.ARIO, Pianist 

TE3IPLE PAINTER. Organist 

MONDAY AJTERNOON, APRIL 39, 1956 AT 3 da O'CLOCK 

PROGR-\M 



Chorale Preludes Johann Sebastiax Bach 

In dir ist Frruilt fOrgdbmdtleim) 
Vir slaobea all' a> eiacB G«(t, Vatcr 

fm 2 CUt. e PefUU AmM»> 



Passacaglia et Thema fngatxun Joha.vn Sebastian Bach 

Temple Pai>teb 



n 



Sonata in E major, Op. 109 Ludwig Va>' Beethotex 

Vivac« ma n«n troppo 

Aodastc mclto caoUbile ed espressrvo 
Var. I : MoUo esprv^siTo 

Var. n : Lef^eramenle 

Var. in : Allesro vivace 

Var. rV : Un po«o mesa andante rio e on pKxo pin adario rome il tenia 
Var. V : Allegro, ma non troppo 

Var. VI : Tempo 1 del tema 

Capriccio in C «harp minor. Op. 76. No. 5 / Joha>->-es Brahms 

Intermezzo in E flat major. Op. 11., No. 1 j 

Triana Isaac Albemz 

Nena Del Rosario 

Mi5« Del Rosjuao : studemt of Mmdmmte Femgovm 
M> Paixicb : stitdemt of Dr McCmrif 

.\EOLL4^>"-5KI>>ER ORGAN 
STEEMf AY PIANO 



THE CURTIS INSTITUTE OF MUSIC 

CURTIS HALL, THIRTY-SECOND SEASON — 1955-56 

GRADUATION RECITAL BY 

FRANCES STEINER, Violoncelli&t 

PLATO KARA YAMS, Baritone 

TUESDAY AFTERNOON. MAY 1. 1956 AT 5:13 O'CLOCK 

PROGRAM 
I 

Suite in C major. No. 3 Johann Sebastian Bach 

Prelnde 
Sarabande 
Bonixee 
Boorree 
Cipue 

Frances Steiner 

n 

Lasciate averno 

from OTJeo Lf igi Rossi 

Donzelle, fuggite Francesco Cavalu 

Diane impitoyable 

from Iphigenie en Aulide Christoph Willibald von Gluck. 

Plato K.\rayanis 
Vladimir Sokoloff, Piano 

m 

Concerto No. 1. Opus 33 Camille Saint-Saens 

Allegro non troppo — Allegrelto con moto — Un pen moins vite 

Frances Steiner 
IV 

In stiller Nacht ) Johannes Br-^hms 

Wie komm ich denn zur Tiir herein ) 

Deux Ballades de Francois ViUon Claude Debussy 

Ballade que Villon feit a la requeite de sa mere ponr prier Nostre-Dame 
Des femmei de Paris 

Nemico della patria 

from Andrea Chenier Umbebto Giordano 

Plato Kar.\yanis 

Mi5S Steiseh : student of Mr Rose and Mr Cole 
Mb Kabatjims : student of Madame Gregory 

steinway piano 



THE CURTIS INSTITUTE OF MUSIC 

CURTIS HALL, THIRTY-SECOND SEASON — 1955-56 

GRADUATION RECITAL BY 
ELE-\NOR SCHREIBER, Pianist 
DONALD McCALL. J ioloncellist 

WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON. MAY 2. 1956 AT 5;15 O'CLOCK 



Sonata in G minor, Opu* 22 Robert Schumann 

II pia presto posiible 
Andantino 

Sfheno : Molto presto e marcato 
Rondo : Presto 

Eleanor Schreiber 

u 

Seven Variation^ on the theme Bei Mdnnern. iielche Liebe fUhlen 

from Mozart"* THE MAGIC FLUTE Ludwig va>" Beetho\t:n 

Suite in D minor Johann Sebastian Bach 

Prelude 
AUemande 

Sarabaade 
Girae 

Donald McCall 

RziKO Etc. at the piano 
III 

Sonata in A flat major. Opus 110 Lldwig ta> Beethoven 

Moderate cantabile. molto espressivo 
Allegro molto 

Adaeio ma non Iroppo — Faea : Allegro, ma non troppo 

Eleanor Schreiber 

IV 

Fantasiestiicke. Opus 73 Robert Schumann 

Zart nnd mil Aasdmck 
Lebhaft. leicht 
Rasch and mil Feoer 

Sonata Claude Debussy 

Lent 

Serenade et Finale 

Donald McCall 



Mis j ScHBOBEB : studeiu of Mr. Bonzovski 
Mr McCau.: ttudent of Mr Rose and Mr Cole 



THE CURTIS INSTITUTE OF MUSIC 

CURTI5 HALL. THIRTY-SECOND SEASON — 1955-5d 

GIL\DUATION RECITAL BY 

PEGGY 5CHl>i.\CKER. H'^rpist 

RAOLT QUERZE, Clarinetist 

MOMJAT AFTER-NOON, MAY ". IJic AT 5 a5 O'CLOCK 



PR0GIL\3I 

O-ointet No. 9 in A major 'K581; ■VToij-ga-Ng AM-ii£U5 Mozaet 

Lazfbeao 
Menoetts 
Tema csn wiazioai: Allegretto 

John Daixet, Violin Michael Tbff, Viola 

Jaime T ^Rrno. J'iolin M. GKEBA>iEa, 'Cello 

Raovl QuTRzy, Clarinet 

n 

Variations on a theme in anciait *fle (191D Cablos Salzedo 

Theme Doobie Teaips A Bavree Succati Butterfly 
fhwih aal Flaxa Jiaifs TriDa Scales tad Aipec^tM 
TeaiV* fi Boaxalle Pielade Faeae Cadeaza Caneinsioo 

Pegcy Schvmackkb 

m 

Concerto in E flat major. Op. 32 Cam. Mama vo.n Webeb 

Allegro niaeatM« 
Ada^o 

Saodo: Pr^ti) 

Raovl Qvesxf. 

VLADiiiiK SoKOLOFT, Piano 

IV 

En bateau Clalt)e Debussy 

Chanson de Gnillot Martin. _ _ Mvwu>iuzed by A. Perilhou 

Poor le Tombeaa d'Orphee Mabils Flothlts 

Concert Variation* on Good King Wencedas (1954) Cahlos Salzedo 

' dedicateti to Pefgy SetoBmrnther) 

Impromptn Gabriel Fal"ke 

Pegcy Schtmackeh 

Mi5s ScHCM^^cuB : student of Hr Sal-rJa 
Ma Qi'QOE : ttrndeMt of Mr GigUaoi 

LYON i HEALY H.ABP (Smtiedm mtmdei) 



THE CURTIS INSTITUTE OF MUSIC 
CURTIS HALL, THIRTY-SECOND SEASON - 1955-56 

STUDENTS' CONCERT 

TUESDAY AFTERNOON, MAY 8, 1956 at 5:15 o'clock 

PROGRAM 

I 
Sonata in A flat major, Opus 26...,LaDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN 
Andante con variazioni 
Scherzo: Allegro molto 
Marcia funebre 
Allegro 

JOHN RITTER, Piano 



II 

Concerto in D minor. Opus h^ ....,., JAN SIBELIUS 

Allegro moderato 
Adagio di molto 
Allegro ma non troppo 

JOHN DALLEY, Violin 
VLADIMIR SOKOLOFF, Piano 



Mr Ritter-o student of Mr Horszowski 
Mr Dalley :. student of Mr Zimbalist 



STEINWAY PIANO 



THE CURTIS INSTITUTE OF MUSIC 

CURTIS HALL, THIRTY-SECOND SEASON — 1955.56 

GRADUATION RECITAL BY 

FELIX SKOWRONEK, Flutist 
RICHARD POROTSKY, Clarinetist 

WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON. MAY 9. 1956 AT 5:15 O'CLOCK 

PROGRAM 
I 

Sonata in B minor Johann Sebastian Bach 

Andante 
Lareo e dolce 
Presto 
Allesro 

Felix Sko^honek 
Vladimir Sokoloff, Piano 

n 

Sonata in E flat major, Op. 120, No. 2 Johannes Br-^hms 

.AllecTD amabile 

Allegro appassionato, ma non troppo 
Andante con moto 
.VUegro non troppo 

Richard Porotsky 

m 

Sonata in D major. Op. 94 Serge Prokofiev 

AndantiBO 
AUeeretto scherzando 
Andante 
AUecro eon brio 

Feux Skowronek 
IV 

Trio in A minor. Op. 114 Johannes Br-4.hms 

AUeero 
Adaeio 

.Vndantino irazioso 
AUezro 

Richard Porotsky, Clarinet Peter Schenkman, Violoncello 
Anton Kuerti, Piano 

Mr 5Kon'BO>EK : student of Mr Kineaid 
Mb PoBOTJKT : student of Mr GigUotti 

steinttay piano 



THE 

CURTIS 
INSTITUTE 

OF 

MUSIC 

PHILADELPHIA 




Twenty-third Annual Commencement and 

Conferring of Degrees 



Curtis Hall ' Philadelphia • Pennsylvania 

Saturday, May Twelfth 

Nineteen Fifty-six 



ORDER OF CEREMONIES 



ORGAN PRELUDE 

Vater unser im Himmelreich \ j c g^cH 

Cathedral Prelude and Fugue in E minor j 

Esquisse in F minor Schumann 

Welt, ich muss dich lassen Brahms 



GRADUATE PROCESSION 

Trumpet Voluntary Purcell 

Alexander McCurdy, Mus. D. 

INTRODUCTION 

Vice President 
Honorable Curtis Bok 

ADDRESS 
Paul Henry Lang, Ph.D. 

AWARDING OF DIPLOMAS 

Vice President 
Honorable Curtis Bok 

Director 
Efrem Zimbalist, Mus. D. 

CONFERRING OF DEGREES IN COURSE 

The National Anthem — The Star-Spangled Banner 

GRADUATE RECESSION 
Finale from Grande piece symphonique Franck 



THE CURTIS INSTITUTE OF MUSIC 

DIPLOMAS 

Piano 

Coleman Blumfield 

Patricia Ann Parr 

Neva Vivencio del Rosario 

Eleanor Schreiber 

Voice 

Pl-\.to Karayanis, B.F.A. (Carnegie Institute of Technology) 

Vivian R. Stanchik 

Violin 
Angela Eto 

Violoncello 

Donald Trent McCall 

Reynold Siemens 

Harp 

Judy Lam an 

Margaret Dolman Schumacker 

Clarinet 

Richard Dennis Porotsky 

R\ouL Peter Querze 

Trumpet 
Manuel Santos Araujo 

Double Bass 
William J. Black 



DEGREES IN COURSE 

Bachelor of Music — in Voice 
Mary Alice Patton, A.B. (Trinity College) 

Bachelor of Music — in Organ 
Temple Crockett Painter 

Bachelor of Music — in Violoncello 
Frances Josephine Steiner 

Bachelor of Music — in Flute 
Felix Emil Skowronek 

Bachelor of Music — in French Horn 
Marjory Ann Black 

Bachelor of Music — in Trumpet 
Stephen Lee Chenette 



Marshal 
Constant Vauclain, Mus. M., Ph.D. 

Assistant Marshals 
Wayne Conner, B.B.A. Amedeo Falgiatore 

(Southern Methodist College) ^^^^^ Sorianello, Mus. B. 

John D alley (College of the Pacific) 



THE CURTIS INSTITUTE OF MUSIC 

CURTIS HALL, THIRTY-THIRD SEASON — 1956-57 

GRADUATION RECITAL BY 
WAYNE CONNER,renor 

Vladimir Sokolo£F, Piano 

TUESDAY AFTERNOON, NOVEMBER 6, 1956 AT 5 :1S O'CLOCK 

PROGRAM 
I 

Ah, Cruel Nymph Henry Purcell 

Pan ist Meister (Phobus nnd Pan) Johann Sebastian Bach 



n 

Ganymed ) 

Standchen [ Franz Schubert 

Die Post ) 

Das Standchen ) 

,j , . T • u I Hugo Wolf 

V e^scmv^egene Liebe r 

Nimmersatte Liebe J 



m 

Five Songs from La Bonne Chanson Gabriel Faure 

la lune blanche luit dans les bois 

j'ai presque peur, en verite 

avant que TU NE T'EN ailles 

DONC, CE sera par UN CLAIR JOUR D'ETE 

L'HIVER A CESS£ 



IV 

The Monk and His Cat ) ^^^^^ j,^ ^^^^ Songs). .Samuel Barber 
The Praises of God ) 

The Lordly Hudson ) ^^ ROREM 

Sally's Smile ) 



Student of Mr Singher 

STEINWAY PLANO 



THE CURTIS INSTITUTE OF MUSIC 

CURTIS HALL, THIRTY-THIRD SEASON — 1956-57 

GRADUATION CONCERT 

JACK COOPER and 

JACK SHANKLE, 

Trombones 

HUBERT MEYER, Tuba 

Vladimir Sokoloff, Piano 
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON. DECEMBER 5, 1956 AT 5:15 O'CLOCK 

PROGRAM 
I 

Legende Charles Tournemire 

JACK SHANKLE 

n 

Oanse sacree Jean Michel Defay 

JACK COOPER 

m 

Concerto in F minor Georc Friedrich Handel 

{transcribed for tuba) 
Crave 
Allegro 
Sarabande 
Allegro 

HUBERT MEYER 

IV 

Cancion sin nombre y sin palabras JosE Serebrier 

JACK SHANKLE 

■^-V omitted 

Concerto Grosso for Three Trombones and Tuba ..Arcady Dubensely 

Prelude 
Toccata 
Fugue 

JACK COOPER, 1st Trombone 

GORDON SWEENEY, 2nd Trombone 

JACK SHANKLE, Bass Trombone 

HUBERT MEYER, Tuba 

STUDENTS OF MR GVSIKOFF 

V 

**Vocalise-Etiide HEDJrll BUSSER 

Jack CooDer 



THE CURTIS INSTITUTE OF MUSIC 

CURTIS BALL, THTRTY-THIRD SEASON - 1956-5? 



CHAMBEE MUSIC CONCERT 
by Students of Mr Brodsky 

Friday Afternoon, December 7, I956 at 5:15 o'clock 

PROGRAM 

I 

Trio in A minor, Op. llU, = c . , - . » c -JOHANNES BRAHMS 

Allegro 
Adagio 

Andantino grazioso 
Allegro 

PATRICIA PARR, Piano 
JACK RATTERREE, Clari^ef 
MICHAEL GREBANIER, 'Cello 



II 

Quartet in B flat, Op. 130.- , . LUDWIG van BEETHOVEN 

Adagio ma non troppo - Allegro 
Presto 

Andante con moto 

Alia danza tedesca 
Cavatina 

Grosse fuge 

JOHN DALLEY, Violin 
Ac STEINHARDT, 2nd Violin 
JEROME ROSEN, Viola 
MICHAEL GREBANIER, 'Cello 



STEINWAY PIANO 




CHRISTMAS 



CONCERT 



Christmas Mcmlii 



THE CURTIS INSTITUTE OF MUSIC 



Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 



CONCERT 

in Honor of Mary Curtis Zimbalist 

THE CURTIS SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA 
WILLIAM R. SMITH, Conductor 
EUGENE ORMANDY, Guest Conductor 
RUDOLF SERKIN, Soloist 



Thursday Evening, December 13, 1956 
at 8:30 o'clock 

CURTIS HALL 



Program of Works by 
W'OLFGAXG AMADEUS MOZART 

I 

Overture to The Marriage of Figaro 

II 

Symphony Xo. 40 in G minor (K3>0) 
Allegro molto 
Andante 

Menuetto : Allegretto 
Allegro assai 

III 
Concerto in A major for piano and orchestra (K4l4) 
Allegro 
Andante 
Presto 

Rudolf Serkin. Soloist 

S T E I N ^JC' A Y PIANO 



ORCHESTRA PERSONNEL 



VIOLINS 

JOHN DALLEY, 

Concertniaster 

VAROUJAN KODJIAN 
ELAINE LEE 
MAX RABINOVITSJ 
GERARD KANTARJIAN 
SHMUEL ASHKENASI 
ANN GARLICHS 
BETTY BENNETT 

JEROME ROSEN 
EINAR SVEINBJORNSSON 
HIDETARO SUZUKI 
ALVARO DE GRANDA 
JANIE SMITH 
JULIA WATSON 
SHELDON LAMPERT 
OKSANA MARYNIAK 



DOUBLE BASS 

RODNEY VAN SICKLE 
EMILIO GRAVAGNO 

FLUTES 
MILTON BERGEY 
NANCY PALLESON 



CLARINETS 

JACK RATTERREE 
LAWRENCE WAGNER 



OBOES 

RICHARD KANTER 
EVELYN MCCARTY 
JACK SCHMIDT 



VIOLAS 

SCOTT NICKRENZ 
JAMES FAWCETT 
MARILYN KOUCKY 
RHODA RHEA 
ARNOLD STEINHARDT 
CARLOS VILLA 

VIOLONCELLOS 

MICHAEL GREBANIER 
ROGER DRINKALL 
ROBERT NEWKIRK 
PETER SCHENKMAN 



HORNS 

ROBERT FRIES 
JAMES LONDON 
JOHN SIMONELLI 

BASSOONS 

JOHN GIVENS 
ROBERT GREENE 

TRUMPETS 

VINCENT PENZARELLA 
JOSEPH UMBRICO 



PERCUSSION 

KALMAN CHERRY 
LYNN HARBOLD 



THE CURTIS INSTITUTE OF MUSIC 
CURTIS HALL, THIETY-THIED SEASON - 1956-57 

CHAMBEE MUSIC CONCERT 
"by Students of Mr Brodsky 

Wednesday Afternoon, January 30, 1957 at 5:15 o'clock 

PROGRAM 



Trio in E flat, Opus ko. JOHANNES BRAHMS 

Andante 

Scherzo: Allegro 
Adagio mesto 

Finale : Allegro con brio 

RUTH MECKLER, Piano 
JAIME LAREDO, Violin 
ROBERT FRIES, French Horn 



II 

Quintet in C major c FRANZ SCHUBERT 

Allegro ma non troppo 
Adagio 

Scherzo: Presto 

Allegretto 

JAIME LAREDO, 1st Violin 
JEROME ROSEN, 2nd Violin 
ARNOLD STEINHARDT, Viola 
MICHAEL GREBANIER, 1st 'Cello 
ROBERT NEWKIRK, 2nd 'Cello 



STEIN MY PIANO 



THE CURTIS INSTITUTE OF MUSIC 

CURTIS HALL. THIRTY-THIRD SEASON - 1956-57 

GRADUATION RECITAL BY 
LOIS GEHim, Organist 

Student Recitals by 

BENITA VALENTE, Soprano 

ADRIAN RUIZ, Pianist 

Wednesday Afternoon^ February 20, 1957 at 5:15 o'clock 

PROO^AM 

I 
Variations on a theme of 

Paganini (Book i) . = .. = ... . JOHANT^S BRAHMS 

Ballade No. 1 in G minor. ........ .- .FREDERIC CHOPIN 

ADRIAN RUIZ, Piano 



.JOHANNES BRAHMS 



II 
In Waldeseinsamkeit) 
Nachtigall ^ ...... . 

Er ist ' s . c ........... o . ......... = , . . . .HUGO WOLF 

Der Hirt auf dem Felsen (with FRANZ SCHUBERT 

Clarinet Obbligato played by RICHARD LESSER*) 

BENITA VALENTE, Soprano 
Vladimir Sokoloff, Piano 



III 



1) 



. PAUL HINDEMITH 
JOHANT^S BRAHMS 



.cHEALEY WILLAN 



Phantasy (Sonata Ko 

Chorale Preludes . . . » . - 

Traurigkeit, Herzeleid 
Herzlich tut mich erfreuen 
Introduction, Passacaglia and Fugue. 

LOIS GERING, Organ 



Miss Gering (student of Dr McCurdy) will receive the 
Institute Diploma May 11, 1957 
Mr Ruiz: student of Mr Horszowski and Mr Serkin 
Miss Valente: student of Mr Singher 
•student of Mr Gigliotti 



THE CURTIS INSTITUTE OF MUSIC 

CURTIS HALL, THIRTY-THIRD SEASON — 1956-57 

GRADUATION RECITAL BY 
JOYCE ROSENFIELD, Harpist 

STUDENT RECITALS BY 

ANN HOLCOMBE and 

SHELDON SOFER, HarpUts 

MONDAY AFTERNOON, FEBRUARY 25, 1957 AT 5:15 O'CLOCK 

PROGRAM 
I 

Sarabande Francois Couperin 

1668-1733 

Giga Arcangelo Corelli 

1653-1713 

Five "Preludes intimes" (1919) Carlos Salzedo 

Tenderly emoted 
Dreamingly 
Profoundly peaceful 
In self-communion 
Procession-like 

Sheldon Sofer 



n 

Gavotte from "Le Temple de la gloire" ) 

RJgaudon > Jean-Philippe Rameau 

Tambourin ) 1683-1764 

Impromptu Gabriel Faure 

1845-1924 

Ann Holcombe 

m 

Prelude Fatidique (1954) 
and Suite of Eight Dances (1943) Carlos Salzedo 

Gavotte 

Menuet 

Polka 

Siciliana 

Bolero 

Seguidilla 

Tango 

Rumba 

Joyce Rosenfield 



Students of Mr Sai^edo 
LYON & HEALY HARPS 



THE CURTIS INSTITUTE OF MUSIC 

CURTIS HALL, THIRTY-THIRD SEASON - 1956-57 
STUDENTS' CONCERT 

Tuesday Afternoon^ February 26, 1957 at 5:15 o'clock 

PROGRAM 

I 
Kyrie, Gott Heiliger Geist 

(^ voci) . JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH 

Les Mages ) ^ ^ _ OLIVIER MESSIAEN 

Dieu Parmi Nous) 

CYNTHIA ENEY, Organ 

II 

Concerto in A minor. ,..,., c . .ALEXANDER GLAZOUNOV 

Moderato - Andante - Allegro 

MAX RABINOVITSJ, Violin 
•^REIKO ETO, Piano 

III 

Cosi m'alletti . . , . c GEORG FRIEDRICH HANDEL 

Tu mancavi a tormentarni ...«..., MARCO ANTONIO CESTI 

Abendempfindung , WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART 

Der Nussbaum ) 

Marienwurmchen) '' ° ''•''''''' ° ' ° '' ' 

The Black Swan 

from THE MEDIUM .......... GIAN-CARLO MENOTTI 

HELEN ROSENGREN, Soprano 
VLADIMIR SOKOLOFF, Piano 

Miss Eney: student of Dr McCurdy 

Mr Rabinovitsj: student of Mr Eto 

Miss Rosengren: student of Madame Gregory 

^««Student of Mr Sokoloff 

AEOLIAN-SKINNER ORGAN 



. .ROBERT SCHUMANN 



THE CURTIS INSTITUTE OF MUSIC 

CURTIS HALL, THIRTY-THIRD SEASON - 1956-57 

GRADUATION CONCERT BY 
ROBERT FRIES;, French Horn 

Assisted by John Simonelli_, James London, 
Janet Cardwell and Margaret Allen 

Under the Direction of Mason Jones 

Friday Afternoon, March 1, 1957 at 5:15 o'clock 

PROGRAM 

I 

Sonata for Horn and Piano. . . . o » EDITH BORROFF 

Rhapsody: con moto moderato 
Scherzo : allegro vivo 
Sarahande : non troppo lento 
Estampie : energico ma non presto 

ROBERT FRIES 
^ADRIAN RUIZ, Piano 

II 

Sonata for Three Horns . . . G. A . SCHEIDER 

Allegro 1770-1839 

Adagio 

Menuetto 

Allegretto 

JAMES LONDON, JANET CARDWELL, MARGARET ALLEN 

III 
Sextet in E flat major, Op. 8lb...LUDWIG van BEETHOVEN 
Allegro con brio 
Adagio 

Rondo : Allegro 
JAIME LAREDO) SCOTT NICKRENZ, Viola 

AoSTEINHARDT) ^^0^^"^ R, NEWKIRK, 'Cello 
ROBERT FRIES and JOHN SIMONELLI, Horns 

^^^tudent of Mr Serkin and of Mr Horszowski 



THE CURTIS INSTITUTE OF MUSIC 

CURTIS HALL, THIRTY-THIRD SEASON - 1956-57 

STUDENTS' CONCERT 

Tuesday Afternoon, March 12, 1957 at 5:15 o'clock 

PROGRAM 

I 
Concerto No. 5 in A major (K219) 

WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART 
Allegro aperto 
Adagio 
Tempo di minuetto - Allegro 

HIDETARO SUZUKI, Violin 
VLADIMIR SOKOLOFF, Piano 



II 
When I am laid in earth 

from Dido and Aeneas HENRY PURCELL 

Die Lotoshlume ) ^ „ .ROBERT SCHUMANN 

Widmung ) 

Two songs for alto with viola and piano. .JOHANNES BRAHIVIS 

Gest it Lte Sehnsuc ht 

Geist Lie hes Wiegenlied 

SUSAN FISHER, Mezzo -Soprano 
Scott Nickrenz, Viola 



III 

Concerto in A minor .......... o o » . . , . o . ANTONIN DVORAK 

Allegro ma non troppo 

Adagio ma non troppo 

Finale: Allegro giocoso ma non troppo 

SHMUEL ASHKENASI, Violin 

Violinists: students of Mr Zimbalist 
Miss Fisher: student of Mr Singher 

STEINWAY PIANO 



THE CURTIS INSTITUTE OF MUSIC 
CUETIS HALL, THIRTY-THIRD SEASON - 1956-57 
STUDEM'S' CONCERT 
Wednesday Afternoon_, >fe.rch 13^ 1957 at 5:15 o'clock 

PROGRAM 



Sonataf^'Ae Ninety-fourth Psalm) , o. ^ . 
Grave 

Larghetto - Allegro con luoco 
Adagio 
Fugue 

JOHN WEAVER, Organ 



.JULIUS REUBKE 



II 
1st Movement of Concerto 

in A minor, Opus 28, . , c - » . . = 
Allegro mode rat o 



..CARL GOLDMARK 



ALVARO ODIO DE GRANDA, Violin 
VLADIMIR SOKOLOFF, Piano 



III 

Toccata in E minor. JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH 

Novellette in D minor. Opus 21 ) .poBERT SCHUMANN 
Romance m F sharp major. Opus 2o; 

Tarantelle in A flat major .FREDERIC CHOPIN 

BETTY WINN BARNES, Piano 

Mr Weaver: student of Dr McCurdy 

Mr de Granda: student of Mr Eto 

Miss Barnes: student of Mme Stroumillo 



AEOLIAN-SKINNER ORGAN 
STEINWAY PLANO 



THE CURTIS INSTITUTE OF MUSIC 

CURTIS HALL^ THIRTY-THIRD SEASON - 1956-57 

STUDENTS' CONCERT 

Tuesday Afternoon^ March 19_, 1957 at 5:15 o'clock 

PROGRAM 

I 
Prelude and Fugue in A flat from Book i 

of the Well-Tempered Clavic hord .JOEkM SEBASTIAN BACH 

Sonata in A^ Opus 120 . . .o . oFRANZ SCHUBERT 

Allegro moderato 
Andante 
Allegro 

ANN HEILIGMAN, Piano 

II 

Sonata No. 5 in E minor. , . . = JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH 

Adagio ma non tanto 
Allegro 
Andante 
Allegro 

SALLY RENTSCHLER, Flute 
VLADIMIR SOKOLOFF, Piano 

III 

Vier ernste Ges'ange, Opus 121 . . » . o JOHANNES BRAHMS 

Denn es gehet dem Menschen 
Ich ivandte mich 
Tod, wie hitter hist du 

Wenn ich mit Menschen- und mit Engelszungen redete 
Credo in un Dio 

from OTELLO. _ . . „ . , . , , . , . GIUSEPPE VERDI 

NORMAN MITTLEMAN, Baritone 
VLADIMIR SOKOLOFF, Piano 

Miss Heiligman: student of Mme Stroumillo 
Miss Rentschler: student of Mr Kincaid 
Mr Mittleman: student of Mr Singher 



THE CURTIS INSTITUTE OF MUSIC 

CURTIS HALL, THIRTY-THIRD SEASON — 1956-57 

GRADUATION RECITAL BY 

JOHN D ALLEY, Violin 

A^klEDEO FALGIATORE, Bass-Baritone 

Vl.\dimir Sokoloff, Piano 

\fEDNE5DAY AFTER-NOON, MARCH 20, 1957 AT 5:15 O'CLOCK 

PROGRAM 
I 

Sonata in C major Vivaldi-Zimbaust 

Moderate 

Tempo di savotta 
Aria — Affettuoso 
AUegTO moderalo 

Sonata No. 16 in E flat major Wolfgang Amadevs Moz.iRi 

Allegro mollo 
Adagio 
Allefretlo 

John D alley 

n 

Si, trai i ceppi from Berenice ) ^^^^^ Friedrich Handel 

Ombra mai fu from Xerxes ) 

Nel cor mi piu non mi sento Giova>"ni Paisiello 

La Vendetta from Le .Vo™e di Figaro Wolfgang Amadeus Mozakt 



***** 

Wasserflnt ) P^^^.^ Schubert 

Der stiirmiiche Morgen ) 

I^onnes qui reposez from Robert le Diable Giacomo Mey erb e e r 

Infelice! e tuo credevi from Ernani Giuseppe Verdi 

Amedeo Falgiatore 

m 

Concerto in A minor Alex.\nder GLiZOVNOV 

Moderalo • Andante - Allegro 

Three Spanish Dances 

(from Suite Sarasateana) Efrem Zimbalist 

Tango 
PUyera 
Zapaleado 

John Dalley 

Mb Daixet : student of Mr Zuubalist 
Mb FAI.G1JITOBE : student of Hme Gregory 



THE CURTIS INSTITUTE OF MUSIC 

CURTIS HALL, THIRTY-THIRD SEASON — 1956-57 

GRADUATION RECITAL BY 

NADIA BERKEY, Harpist 

agsisted by NANCY PALLESEN, Flutist 

STUDENT RECITALS BY 

ROBERTA FRANKLIN and 

DEON SATTERFIELD. Harput* 

FRIDAY AFTERNOON, MARCH 22, 1957 AT 5:15 O'CLOCK 

PROGRAM 
I 

Concerto in B flat (No. 6) Georc Friedrich Handel 

Andante— AUegro 1685 1759 

Larghetto 

Cadenza (Salzedo'i) 
Allegro moderato 

Three French Ritournelles Marcel Etchecopar 

Le petit qninqnin 
Compere Guilleri 
En passant par la Lorraine 

Roberta Frankun 

n 

Sonata in C minor Giovanni-Battista Pescetti 

1704—1766 

Allegro vigoroso • Andantino espretaivo • Presto 

En bateau Claude Debussy 

1862—1918 

Two French popular folk-songs Marcel Grandjany 

Et ron ron ron, petit patapon 
Le bon petit roi d'Yvetot 

Deon Satterfield 

m 

Lamentation \ 

Quietade f 

Iridescence > (1917) CaRLOS SaLZEDO 

Introapection I 

■Whirlwind ' 

Nadla Berkey 

IV 

Concerto for Flute and Harp Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 

Andantino 1756 1791 

Allegro 

Nancy Pallesen and Nadia Berkey 

Cailos SAI.ZESO at the piaoo 
LYON A HEALY HARPS 



THE CURTIS INSTITUTE OF MUSIC 
CUETIS HAIi, THIRTY-THIRD SEASON - 1956-57 



RECITAL OF MUSIC FOR THE VIOLIN 

By Students of Mr Galamian 

VLADIMIR SOKOLOFF; Piano 

Tuesday Afternoon. March 26, 1957 at 5:15 o'clock 

PROGRAM 
I 
Two Movements from the Concerto in E ninor, 

Op. 6if . . c. .- .- - = .FELIX MEinELSSOHN-BARTHOLDY 

Andante 

Allegre-to non troppo - Allegro molto vivace 
ARNOLD STEINHARDT 

II 

First Movement of Concerto in D, Opc 35 

PETER ILICH TSCHAIKOVSKY 
Allegro moderato 

JEROME ROSEN 

III 
Poeme ....,.o, _..... = .... = .. = ... .ERNEST CHAUSSON 

ELAD3E LEE 

IV 

First Movement of Concerto No 1 in D major 

(Cadenza hy Sou ret) NICOLAI PAGANINI 

Allegro maestoso 

GERARD KANTARJIAN 

Sonata in A major c c . c . c CESAR FRANCK 

Allegretto moderato 
Allegro 

Re c i "3 at ivo -Fantasia 

Allegretxo poco mosso 
JAIME LAREDO, Violin 
^RUTH MECKLER, Piano 

^^^^tudent of Mr Serkin and of Mr Horszowski 
STEINWAY PIANO 



THE CURTIS INSTITUTE OF MUSIC 

CURTIS HA.LL, THIRTY-THIFa) SEASON - 1956-57 

STUDENTS' CONCERT 

Wednesday Afternoon, March 2^, 1957 at 5:15 o'clock 

PROGRAM 

I 
Sonata in F sharp major, Op. 78 » • • » • • LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN 
Adagio cantabile; Allegro ma non troppo 
Allegro vivace 

Sonata in G major. Op. 78 (Fantasie Sonata )FRANZ SCHUBERT 
Molto moderato e cantahile 
Andante 

Menuetto: Allegro moderato 
Allegretto 

Etudes d' execution transcendante. o . . , c . c o . » . . .FRANZ LISZT 
NOo V Feux Follets (¥1 1 l-o '-the-wisps ) 
No. 10 in F minor 

ANTON KUERTI, Piano 



II 
Concerto in G minor for Organ, String Orchestra 

and Tympani .... , . „ c c o c . . » . . . . oFRANCIS POULENC 



RAYMOND HEMINGWAY, Soloist 
WILLIAM R. SMITH, Conductor 



Mr Kuerti: student of Mr Serkin and Mr Horszowski 
Mr Hemingway: student of Dr McCurdy 



AEOLIAN-SKINNER ORGAN 
STEINWAY PIANO 



THE CURTIS INSTITUTE OF MUSIC 
CURTIS HALL^ THIRTY-THIRD SEASON - 1956-57 

PERCUSSION RECITAL 
Under the Direction of Mr Hinger 

Friday Afternoon, hferch 29, 1957 at 5:15 o'clock 

PROGRAM 

I 

Snare Drum Solos ..... c . = .......,.. = c »..,.. c .ARMY CAMP DUTY 

LYNN HARBOLD 
KAIi^AN CHERRY 
ANM DUPRE 

II 

Caprice Viennois .......... . . . , FRITZ KREISLER 

KAU^iAN CHERRY^ MarimlDa 
^ADRIAN RUIZ, Piano 

III 

Sicilienne and Rigaudon. o . . . . ...... .FRITZ KREISLER 

ANM DUPRE, ^fe.rimba 
ADRIAN RUIZ, Piano 

IV 

Tympaniana , . - . = .FELIX PASSERONE 

KAU^IAN CHERRY, Tympani 
ADRIAN RUIZ, Piano 

V 

Hungarian Dances Nos . 1 and 5 . , = c, = , - . . JOHANNES BRAHMS 

LYNN HARBOLD, IferimDa 
ADRIAN RUIZ, Piano 

VI 

Rondo Capriccioso . . . -. . o . c c -, . - = . CAMILLE SAINT-SAENS 

KAIMMJ CHERRY, Marimba 
ADRIAN RUIZ, Piano 

■^^^tudent of Mr Serkin and Mr Horszowski 
S'TEINWAY PIANO 



THE CURTIS INSTITUTE OF MUSIC 

CURTIS KAUL, THIRTY -THIRD SEASON - 1956-57 

STUDENTS' CONCERT 

Tuesday Afternoon, April 2, 1957 at 5:15 o'clock 

PROGRAM 

I 
Vorld, I e'en must Leave thee-... JOHANNES BRAHNB 

Choral in E minor .....,. = ......,,..,..- CESAR FRANCK 

Te De^jm = . _ . JEAN LANGLAIS 

BRUCE EICHER, Organ 

II 

Adagio from Toccata in C major JOHANN SEBASTIAII BACH 

Concerto in D major c . . c = , JOSEPH HAYDN 

Allegro moderato 
Adagio 

Allegro 

HAMISA DOR, Violoncello 
VLADIMIR SOKOLOFF, Piano 

III 

Frauenliete und -leten « . .ROBERT SCHUMANN 

Seit ich ihn gesehen 

Er, der Eerrlichste von alien 

Ich kann's nicht fassen, nicht glauben 

Du Ring am meinen Finger 

EeLft mir, ihr Schwestern 

Susser Freund, du blickest 

Am meinem Berzen, an meiner Brust 

Nun hast du mir den ersten Schmerz getan 

MARLENi: KLEINMAN, Mezzo-soprano 

Mr Eicher: Student of Dr McCurdy 
Miss Dor: Student of Mr Rose and Mr Cole 
Miss Kleinman: Student of Mr Singher 

AEOLIAN-SKINNER ORGAN 



THE CURTIS INSTITUTE OF MUSIC 

CUEIIS HALL^ THIRTY-THIRD SEASON - 19~c-5T 

GRADUATION RECITAL 3Y 

RICHARD KANTER, Obois- 
assisted cy BENITA VALEKTE, Soprano 
and BARRY HANKER, Baritone 

Under the Direction of Mr deLancie 

Wednesday .Afternoon, April 3^ ^9^~ s.- 3'-^ o'clock 

PROGRAM 

I 

Aria: fs ist wohihracht from Can^a^a 1\o -. 1^9 

JOHANN SEBASTIAN MCH 

BAHRY HANNER 

RICHARD KANTER 
VIADIMIR SOKOLOFF, Conxinuo 

II 

Aria: Seufzer, Thrdnerif Kummer, Soth 

from Cantata IrC ^ 21 

JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH 

BENITA VAIENTE 

RICHARD KANTER 
VLADIMIR SOKOLOFF 

III 

Duet: Gott, du hast es icokl gefuget 

from Can~ata NOc 63 

JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH 

BENITA VALENTE and BARRY HANNER 
RICHARD KANTER 
VIADIMIR SOKOLOFF 



IV 

Trio in C major, Op. 87, for two Otoes and English Horn 

LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN 
Allegro 
Adagio 

Menuetto: Allegro molto 
Finale : Presto 

JACK SCHMIDT and EVELYN McCARTY, Oboes 
FRANK PETERS, English Horn 



V 

Quartet in F major for Oboe and Strings (K.V3T0) 

WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART 
Allegro 
Adagio 

Allegro 

RICHARD KANTER, Oboe 
ARNOLD STEINHARDT, Violin 
JAMES FAWCETT, Viola 
PETER SCHENKMAN, Violoncello 



Oboists: Students of Mr deLancie 
Singers : Students of Mr Singher 



STEINWAY PIANO 



THE CURTIS INSTITUTE OF MUSIC 

CURTIS HALL, THIRTY-THIRD SEASON — 1956-57 

GRADUATION RECITAL BY 
LEE LUVISL Pianist 

STUDENT RECITAL BY 
MICHAEL CREBAMER, ViolonceUist 

TUESDAY AFTERNOON, APRIL 9. 1957 AT 5:15 O'CLOCK 

PROGRAM 



Sonata No. 3 in G minor Johann Sebastian Bach 

Vivace — Adagio — Allegro 

Michael Grebamer 
Patsy Parr, Piano 

n 

Camaval, Opus 9 Robert Schumann 

Scene* mignonnes sur quatre notes : 
Preambule, Pierrol, Arlequin, Valse noble, 
Eusebius, Florestan, Coquette, Replique, 
Papillons, A.S.C.H. — S.C.H.A. {Lettres dansantes) , 
Chiarina, Chopin, Estrella, Reconnaissance, 
Pantalon et Colombine, VaUe allemande, 
Paeanini. Aveu, Promenade, Pause, Marche des 
"Davidsbiindler" centre les Philistins. 

Lee Luvisi 

m 

Sonata in F major. Opus 99 Johannes Brahms 

Allegro vivace 
Adagio affettuoso 
Allegro passionato 
Allegro molto 

Michael Grebanier 
Patsy Parr 

IV 

Gaspard de la Noit BiAtmcE Ravel 

Ondine 

Le Cibet 
Scarbo 

Caprice espagnol Moritz Moszkowski 

Lee Luvisi 

MR LUA^ISI : Student of Mr Serkin and Mr Hosszowski 
MR GREBANIER: Student of Mr Rose and Mr Cole 



THE CURTIS INSTITUTE OF MUSIC 

CURTIS HALL, THIRTY-THIRD SEASON — 1956-57 

GIL\DUATION RECITAL BY 

DORIS HAMEL, Organist 

JANET H. SMITH, Mezzo-Soprano 

WEDNESDAY AFTER-NOON. APRIL 10, 1957 AT 5:15 O'CLOCK 

PROGRAM 



II mio bel foco Benedetto Marcello 

Dove sei, amato bene Georg Friedrich Handel 

Danza, danza. fanciulla gentile Francesco DtR.iN"TE 

Gretchen am Spinnrade ) ^^^^^ Schubert 

Der Jiingling an der Quelle ) 

Der Ton Joseph Marx 

Janet H. Smith 

Vladimir Sokoloff, Piano 



n 

Suite, Opus 5 BfAinucE Durufle 

Prelude 
Sicilienne 
Toccata 

Doris Hamel 



UI 

Nocturne Gabriel Faure' 

La Vie anterieure Henri Dlparc 

Air de Lia 

from L'Enfant Prodigue Cl.a^lde Debussy 

Wlien I bring to you colour'd toys ) 

The sleep that flits on baby's eyes [ ^^^^ '^^^^ C.iRPENTEB 

Serenade J 

Janet H. Smith 



miss SMITH: 5(i«feia o/ Mb Si>cber 
MISS HAMEL : Student of Dm McCirdt 



AEOLIAN - SKINNER ORGAN 
STEIN^AY PIANO 



THE CURTIS INSTITUTE OF MUSIC 

CURTIS HALL, THIRTY-THIRD SEASON - 1956-57 
CONCERT BY 

THE CURTIS SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA 
WILLIAM R. SMITH, Conductor 

Thursday Afternoon, April 11, I957 at 5;15 o'clock 

PROGRAM 

I 

Divertimento No- 2 in D major (K.I3I) 

WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART 
Allegro 
Adagio 
. Menuetto 

Allegretto 

Adagio; Allegro molto 

II 
Siegfried Idyll . . c . c -. _ . „ . .RICHARD WAGNER 

III 

"Ma Mere 1 ' Oye" . . c, ., .0. c ... = .. c . c MAURICE RAVEL 

1. Pavane de la Belle au bois dormant 

2o Petit Poucet 

3. Laideronette, Imperatrice des Pagodes 

h, Les entretiens de la Belle et de la B^te 

5 . Le Jardin f eerique 



THE CURTIS INSTITUTE OF MUSIC 
CURTIS HALL, 7HIRIY-THIRD SEASON - 1956-57 

STUDEMS' CONCERT 

Tuesday Afternoon, April lo, 1957 at 5:15 o'clock 

PROO^AM 

T 

Concerto No, 5 in A major (K219)cW0IPGANG AMAIKUB MOZART 

Allegro aperto 
Adagio 

Teirrpo di minuetto - Allegro 
MARIE PINTAVALLE, Violin 
VLADIMIR SOKOLOFF, Piano 

II 

Quln~e~ ir. E zlaz zia.jor_, Op, Ic for Fiano, Ocoe 

Clarinet, Hern and Bassoon. . - LUDWIC- VAN BEETHOVEN 

Grave; Allegro ma non -roppo 
Andan~e cantatile 

Rondo: Allegro ma non troppo 
AI^^ON KUERTI 
FRAI'HC PETERS 
lARP.Y WAC-IM^ 
JAMES LONIX)N 
JOm; GP.^NS 

III 

Chromatic Fantasy and P*ugue in D minor = . . .JOH. SEE. BACH 

Sonata in B flat major (K570)-c ..WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART 

Allegro 

Adagio 

Allegretto 

La Soiree dans Grenade) „ r ^ . nr mttm:' T«rDTT<-r.v 

T ,. T T • ( from i?stam^es= . . . .CIAUDE DEBUSSY 
Jarains sous la pluie ; '^ 

JUDITH JAIMES, Piano 

Miss Pin-avalle: 5T:udent of Miss Reynolds 

Miss Jaime s : student of Mr Serkin and ^fcle Vengerova 

Quintet: 3~udents of Mr Kincaid 

STEINWAY PIANO 



THE CURTIS INSTITUTE OF MUSIC 
CUETIS HALL^ 'THrRTY-THIKD SEASON - 1956 -p7 
STUDENTS' CONCERT 
Wednesday Afternoon, April 17, 1957 at 5:15 o'clock 

PROGMM 

I 

Fantasia in F minor o o . . . o . . c WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART 

Allegro 
Adagio 

Allegro 

My heart is filled icith longing JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH 

Fugue in G minor .......-......., = ...- c,.- ... . MARCEL DUPRE 

ROBERT CARWITHEN, Organ 

II 

Sonata in D major c .-. c ... c .. = = ... = . .SEROl PROKOFIEV 

Andantino 

Allegretto scherzando 
Andante 

Allegro con "brio 

NANCY PALLESEN, Flute 
VLADIMIR SOKOLOFF, Piano 

III 
^elude and Fu^ae in E flat major) ^^^^ SEBASTIAN BACH 
Prelude and Fugue m D minor ) 

from The ^^e 1 1 -tempered Clavichord, Vol* II 

Sonata in B fla^ major, (K333) • ^ -WOLFaANG AMADEUS MOZART 

Allegro 

Andante cantabile 

Allegretto grazioso 

Ballads, Op. ^7 in A fla- major. . , c .- .FREDERIC CHOPIN 

RUTH MECKLER, Piano 

Mr . Carwithen : student of Dr McCurd;^'- 

Miss Pallesen: student of Mr Kincaid 

Miss luckier: student of Mr Serkin and Mr Horszowski 



THE CURTIS INSTITUTE OF MUSIC 
CURTIS HA.LL, THIRTY -THIRD SEASON - 1956-57 

THE OFSR-^. DEPARTMENT 

PRESENTS 

ACTS AND SCENES FROM OPERAS 

Thursday Afternoon, April 25, 1957 at 5:15 o'clock 

PROGRAM 

I 

ORFEO (in Italian) .... CHRISTOPH WILLIBALD VON GLUCK 

Act III, Scene 1 

Orfeo = c Susan Fisher 

Euridice .Patti Jean Thompson 

II 

DON CARLO (in Italian) . o, . .GIUSEPPE VERDI 

Act III 

King Filippo II = =, .Amedeo Falgiatore 

Queen Elisahetta Gina Viglione 

The Grand Inquisitor c Norman Mittelman 

Eholi r . , c . Janet H. Smith 

Jferquis Posa. « .Barr\' Hanner 

III 

.MA\'Oy (in French) , ...,... = .... = ... . JULES MASSENET 

Act II 
^fe.non Lescaut . ^ ,,.,,,.. o o , c , oBenita Valente 

Lescaut ........ r . c = . . David Hottman 

Bretigny. . . . <- c . - . c Barry Hanner 

l»fe,id. ....... c .. c c . c . .Marlene Kleinman 

des Grieux, .• .....•••••• .^-^ayne Conner 

I\^ 

VOZZECK (in English) . . . . = .o.. ALBAN BERG 

Act III, Scene 1 

Marie c c . = » .Helen Rosengren 

Her Child, c .o . o Gregory Gosfield 



V 
THE ABDUCTION FROM THE SERAGLIO (in English) 

WOLFGANG AM/VDEUS MOZART 
End of Act II 
Constanza. , c. . c » o . o . o . . « . . » o . c -Helen Rosengren 
Belmonte o . » » , o c . - . . c . c . o . . . . » . . o . .Wayne Conner 

Blonde ....... o . - ..o. o .... . .Patti Jean Thompson 

PedrillOo » o , o ,<,... c . o ...... c » c « . .Clifford Scott 

Osrin. .• • •... .Jasper King 



Directorc o . . o . . . « . o . » ^HERBERT GRAF 
Musical Director. . c . . c . .ELIZABETH WESTMORELAND 

Stage Manager. . c . . » . .David Hottman 



Instrumentalists for WZZECK 

Violin. o . o . . o . . .Elaine Lee 
Piano c . o o . o o o . c . oReiko Eto 
Celeste o . c John Ritter 



STEINWAY PIANO 



THE CURTIS INSTITUTE OF MUSIC 

CURTIS HALL, THIRTY-THIRD SEASON — 1956-57 

GRADUATION RECITAL BY 

PHYLLIS ENSHER, Harpist and 

GINA VIGLIONE, Soprano 

WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON, MAY 1. 1957 AT 5 :15 O'CLOCK 

PROGRAM 



I 

The Harmonious Blacksmith Geoeg Fsiedbich Handel 

1685—1759 
Two Divertissements Andr£ Caplet 

In the French mood 1878 — 1925 

In the Spanish mood 

Reverie Carlos Salzedo 

Impromptu Caprice Gabriel Pierne 

1863—1937 
Phyllis Ensher 

n 

Porgi Amor Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 

Selige Nacht Joseph Marx 

Wiegenlied Richard Strauss 

Und gestern hat er mir Rosen gebracht Joseph Marx 

Les Fleurs Ernest Block 

Le Temps des lilas Ernest Chausson 

Tu, che di gel sei cinta 

from TURANDOT Gi4COMO Puccim 

GiNA ViGLIONE 

Vladimir Sokoloff at the piano 

m 

Introduction and Allegro 

for harp with piano accompaniment Maurice Ravel 

1875—1937 
Phyllis Ensher 

Carlos Salzedo at the piano 

MISS ensher : studeru of Mr Salzedo 
miss VIGLIONE : student of Mme Gkecoit 

LYON A HEALY HARP 



THE CURTIS INSTITUTE OF MUSIC 

CUETIS HALL^ THIRTY-aSIRD SEASON - 1956-57 
STUDENTS' CONCERT 

Thursday Afternoon^ ^fe.y 2., 1957 at 5:15 o'clock 



PROGRAM 
I 
Overture in the French Style or.. 
Overture ^^ 



C our ante 
Gavotte I 
Gavotte II 
Passepied I 
Passepied II <^ 

Scherzo in B minor c <, = . . c o o . « » o 

JOHN RITTER, Piano 



JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH 
Sarahande 
Bourree I 
Bourree II 
Gigue 
Echo 



.FREDERIC CHOPIN 



II 

Sonata No . 2 for Violin and Piano ^<-5^MICHAEL KASSLER 

Andante 
Allegro 
Adagio 

Allegro moderate 
SHMUEL ASHKENASI^ Violin 
The Composer at the piano 



HECTOR BERLIOZ 
.....HUGO WOLF 



III 

Monologue de Didon 

from les Troyens a Ca'^thage, . <^ 

Nachtzauter ) 

In dem Schatten meiner Locken) 

xxxxx 

II Tramonto (for voice with string q^uartet) 

OTTORINO RESPIGHI 
CAROLYN STANFORD;, Mezzo-soprano 
Vladimir Sokoloff^ Piano 

SCOTT NICKRENZ, Viola 



JOHN DALLEY ) 
M.RABINOWITSJ) ^-^^^^^ 



MoGREBANIER, 'Cello 



Mr Ritter: student of Mr Horszowski 
Miss Stanford: student of Mne Gregory 
■^^-^tudent of Mr Gianni ni 



THE CURTIS INSTITUTE OF MUSIC 

CURTIS HALL, THIRTY-THIRD SEASON — 1956-57 

GRADUATION RECITAL BY 

Patricia Parr, Pianist 
Vaboujan Kodjian, Violinist 

TUESDAY AFTERNOON, MAY 7, 19S7 AT 5:15 O'CLOCK 

PROGRAM 



I 

Sonata No. 1 in E major / r\ c 

■^^ . . > DoMEMCo Scarlatti 

Sonata No. 9 in A major ) 

Sonata, Op. 13 (Pathetique) LuDwic VAN Beethoven 

Grave Allegro di molto e con brio 

Adagio cantabile 
Rondo 
{In memory of Madame Isabelle Vengeroia ( 

Patricia Parr 

II 

Sonata in G minor {Devil's Trill) Tartim-Kreisleb 

Varoujan Kodjian 
Vladimir Sokoloff, Piano 

ni 

Two Intermezzi, Opus 118 Johannes Brahms 

No. 1 
No. 2 

Two Rhapsodies, Opus 79 Johannes Brahms 

No. 1 
No. 2 

Patricia Parr 
IV 

Concerto Aram Khachaturian 

Allegro con fermezza 

(Cadenza by OUtrakh) 
Andante sostenuto 
Allegro vivace 

Varoujan Kodjian 
Vladimir Sokoloff 

MISS PARR : student of Mr Sebkin and Mme Vencebova 
MR KODJIAN : student of Mr Gauimian 



THE CURTIS INSTITUTE OF MUSIC 

CURTIS HALL, THIRTY-THIRD SEASON - 1956-57 
STUDENTS' CONCERT 

Wednesday Afternoon^ May 8, 1957 at 5:15 o'clock 

PROGRAM 

I 
First movement of Concerto in E minor, 

Opus 6k. , : . .FELIX MENDELSSOHN-BARTHOLDY 

Allegro molto appassionato 

EINAR S\T1IKBJ0RNSS0N, Violin 
VLADIMIR SOKOLOFF, Piano 

II 

Sonata in G minor for clarinet and piano 

^^^HERWOOD SHAFFER 
Allegro ma non troppo 
Adagio 

Rondo : Allegro 

RICHARD LESSER, Clarinet 
REIKO ETO, Piano 

III 
Honor and Arms ... e o . c ,.,..... c. GEORG FRIEDRICH HANDEL 
from SAMSON 

Liebesbotschaf t )._.__._ .- _ « . , oFRANZ SCHUBERT 

Aufenthalt ) 

Gesegnet sei ) e .... o ... c .... = c c .. c .. c . HUGO WOLF 

Der Freund ) 

Don Quixote a Dulcinee ...:.-....,. c ..- = = . -MAURICE RAVEL 
Chanson romanesq_ue 
Chanson epique 
Chanson a hoi re 

BARRY HANNER, Baritone 
VLADIMIR SOKOLOFF, Piano 

Mr Sveinbjornsson: student of Mr Etc 
■^^^tudent of Mr Giannini 
Mr Lesser: student of Mr Gigliotti 
Mr Hanner: student of Mr Singher 



THE CURTIS INSTITUTE OF MUSIC 

CUETIS HALL, THIETY -THIRD SEASON - 1956-57 
STUDENTS' CONCERT 

Thursday Afternoon, May 9, 1957 at 5;15 o'clock 

PROGRAM 

I 

She never told her love) ^ ^ ^ .JOSEF HAYDN 

Sailors Song ) 

from the English Camonettas 

Fruhlingstraum ) ,-,^.„r, „^,„^„_„ 

r . -. . , ■■ ^, ( o FRANZ SCHUBERT 

Liebeshotschaf t ) 

Chanson triste e c o c ,.<,... , c o .HENRI DUPARC 

Che gelida manina 

from La Boheme » o c .GIACOMO PUCCINI 

CLIFFORD SCOTT, Tenor 
Vladimir Sokoloff, Piano 

Elegy, Opus 2^ . c o . . . c c o , GABRIEL FAURE 

Sonata. , . o . FRANCOIS FRANCOEUE 

Adagio cantahile 
Tempo di Gavotta 
Largo cantabile 
Allegro vivo 

MARCIA WHITLOCK, Violoncello 
VLADIMIR SOKOLOFF, Piano 

III 

Qual f arf alletta araante . » . . „ . o . . « DOMENICO SCARLATTI 

Ombra di nube . . . « c c . . c . . .LICINIO REFICE 

Romance » o . o „.<-... o c ». c . . CLAUDE DEBUSSY 

Fantoches from Fetes galanteso o ». .CLAUDE DEBUSSY 

Willow River c .. o ...<,... o . . . . o , . . . . .PAUL NORDOFF 

The Bird of the Wilderness ......0.0.0.0. .EDWARD HORSMAN 

MARY ANN STABILE, Soprano 

Miss Stabile and Mr Scott: Students of Mme Gregory 
Miss Whit lock: Student of Mr Rose and Mr Cole 

STEINWAY PIANO 



THE 

CURTIS 
INSTITUTE 

OF 

MUSIC 

PH I LADELPHIA 




Twenty-fourth Annual Commencement and 
Conferring of Degrees 



Curtis Hall • Philadelphia • Pennsylvania 

Saturday^ May Eleventh 

Nineteen Fifty-seven 



ORDER OF CEREMONIES 

ORGAN PRELUDE 

Chorale-Preludes J. S. Bach 

Agnus Dei 

Herr Jesu Christ, dich zu uns wend' 

Chorale-Prelude Brahms 

wie selig seid ihr doch, ihr Frommen 

GRADUATE PROCESSION 

Trumpet Voluntary Purcell 

Doris Hamel 

INTRODUCTION 
President Mary Curtis Zimbalist, Mus. D., L.H.D., Litt. D. 

ADDRESS 
Nellie Lee Bok, A. M. 

AWARDING OF DIPLOMAS 

President Mary Curtis Zimbalist 

Director Efrem Zimbalist, Mus. D. 

CONFERRING OF DEGREES IN COURSE 

The President 
The Director 

CONFERRING OF HONORARY DEGREES 

Doctors of Music 
Edith Evans Braotj Vittorio Giannini Constant Vauclain 

The National Anthem — The Star-Spangled Banner 

GRADUATE RECESSION 
Finale from Grande piece symphonique Franck 



THE CURTIS INSTITUTE OF MUSIC 

DIPLOMAS 

Piano 
Lee Luvisi 

Voice 
Amedeo Falgiatore, Jr. 

Organ 
Lois Gering, M.M. ( Westminster Choir College) 

Violin 
Varoujan Haik Kodjian 

Harp 
Nadia Maria Berkey 
Phylus Liluan Ensher, A.B. Joyce Marianne Rosenfield, Mus. B. 
{Wheaton Collie, Norton, Mass.) (Oberlin Conservatory) 

Flute 
Milton George Bergey (in absentia) 

Oboe 
Richard S. Kanter {in absentia) 

Bassoon 

John Julian Givens 

Matthew John Ruggiero 

Trumpet 
Joseph Louis Umbrico 

Trombone 
Jack Lowell Cooper 
Jennings P. Shankle 

Tuba 
Hubert C. Meyer 

Double Bass 
Rodney James Van Sickle 



DEGREES IN COURSE 

Bachelor of Music — in Voice 
Jesse Wayne Conner, B.B.A., {Southern Methodist University) 

Janet Helen Smith 

GlOVINA EUZABETHA ViGLIONE 

Bachelor of Music — in Organ 
Doris Myrtle Hamel 

Bachelor of Music — in Violin 

John C. Dalley 

Ann W. Garuchs 

Bachelor of Music — in Viola 
Marilyn Koucky 

Bachelor of Music — in Clarinet 
Richard Dennis Porotsky {in absentia) 

Bachelor of Music — in French Horn 
Robert McMillan Fries 



Marshal 
Constant Vauclain, Mus. M., Ph.D. 

Assistant Marshals 

Bruce Eicher Lawrence Wagner 

Barry Hanner Frank Soioanello, Mus. B. 

{College of the Pacific) 



INDEX 
T 

PROGRAMS 



LIST OF CONCERTS 

FACULTY AND SPECIAL CONCERTS 

CURTIS HALL 

195^ - 1957 

Mr. Mieczyslaw Horszowski, 

Pianist November 30, 1954- 

Mr. Theodore Lettvin, Pianist . . . December 13, 1954 

Mr. Gary Graffman, Pianist February 21, 1955 

Paganini Quartet. March 9, 1955 

Mr. William Home, Vocalist March 29, 1955 

Mr. Leonard Rose, Cellist ....,, April 6, 1955 

Miss Louise Parker, Vocalist. .... April 15, 1955 

Mr. Rudolf Serkin, Pianist December 13, 1956 



i3}S£MBI£ CONCERTS 
CURTIS HALL 
195-; - 1957 

Brass ensemble December 9> 1955 

Brass quartet January 27, 1956 

Chamber music concert December 8, 1954- 

. December 14, 1954 

February 6, 1956 

,...*... December 7, 1956 
January 30, 1957 

Chamber music group . • . • March 2, 1955 

May 4, 1955 

May 7, 1956 

March 1, 1957 

Concert of music for modem 

trumpets March 7, 1955 

Curtis Symphony Orchestra April 11, 1957 

Christmas concert .••.,. December 13, 1956 

Harp ensemble April 18, 1955 

Opera Department: 

Zimbalist - Landara .••••. April 6, 1956 

April 9, 1956 

Students in opera ....... April 25, 1957 

Students* concert for wind 

instruments • March 28, 1955 

March 30, 1955 

April 16, 1957 

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STUDENTS' CC»ICERTS 
CURTIS HALL 
1954 - 1957 
BASSOON 

Mr. Joel Fcinglass May 9, 1955* 

Mr. Arthur Grossman May 9, 1955* 

Mr. Nicholas Kilburn May 9, 1955* 

Mr. Richard Lottridge May 9, 1955* 

CLARINET 

Mr. Richard Lesser May S, 1957 

Mr. Richard Porotsky April A, 1955 

May 9, 1956* 

Mr. Raoul Querze April 26, 1955 

May 7, 1956* 

caiPosiTic^ 

Mr. Michael Kassler May 2, 1957 

Mr. Sherwood Shaffer May 8, 1957 

Mr. Luigi Zaninelli May 4, 1955* 

FLUTE 

Mr. Milton Bergey May 10, 1955 

♦Graduation Recital 

iii 



FLUTE (Coat'd) 

Miss Nancy Pallesen March 22, 1957 

April 17, 1957 

Miss Sally Rentschler March 19, 1957 

Mr, Felix Skowronek April Uy 1955 

... May 9, 1956* 

HAP£ 

Miss Nfiia Berkey March 22, 1957* 

Miss Phyllis Ensher November 22, 1954 

May 1, 1957* 

Miss Roberta Franklin March 22, 1957 

Miss Ann Holccmbe February 25, 1957 

Miss Judy Laman February 28, 1955 

April 18, 1956* 

Miss Joyce Rosenfield February 25, 1957* 

Miss Deon Satterfield February 28, 1955 

l^Iarch 22, 1957 

Miss Peggy Schumacker November 22, 1954 

May 7, 1956* 

Mr. Sheldon Sofer February 25, 1957 

Miss Diane Williams January 19, 1955* 

HORN 

Miss Margaret Allen March 1, 1957 

♦Graduation Recital 

iv 



HORN (Cont'd) 

Miss Janet Cardwell March 1, 1957 

Mr. Robert Fries March 1, 1957* 

Mr. Jaaes London . • • . , March 1, 1957 

Mr. John Simonelli March 1, 1957 

OBCE 

Mr. Richard Kanter April 3, 1957» 

Miss Evelyn McCarty April 3, 1957 

Mr. Frank Peters April 3, 1957 

Mr. Jack Schmidt . April 3, 1957 

ORGAN 

Mr. Robert Carwithen April 25, 1956 

April 17, 1957 

Mr. Bruce Eicher , . • . April 2, 1957 

Miss Cynthia Eney February 26, 1957 

Miss Lois Gering April 20, 1955 

February 22, 1956 

February 20, 1957* 

Miss Doris Hamel March 8, 1955 

April 10, 1957* 

May 11, 1957 

♦Graduatiai Recital 

T 



ORGAN (Cont^d) 

Mr, Raymond Hemingway April ky 1955 

. , March 27, 1957 

Mr, Temple Painter March 1, 1955 

April 30, 1956* 

Mr. John Weaver March 13, 1957 



PERCUSSICN 

Mr. Kalman Cherry March 29, 1957 

Miss Ann Dupre March 29, 1957 

Mr. Lynn Harbold March 29, 1957 

PIANO 

Miss Betty V/inn Barnes March 13, 1957 

Mr. Coleman Blumfield May 4., 1955 

Miss Ann Heiligman March 19, 1957 

Miss Judith Jaimes April 27, 1955 

April 16, 1957 

Mr. Anton Kuerti March 8, 1955 

April 25, 1956 

March 27, 1957 

Mr. Lee Luvisi February 22, 1955 

May ii, 1955 

February 22, 1956 

April 9, 1957» 

♦Graduaticaa Recital 

vi 



PIANO (Cont»d) 

Miss Ruth Meckler April 17, 1957 

Miss Patricia Parr April ^, 1955 

April 20, 1955 

May 7, 1957* 

Miss Teresa Quesada May 11, 1955* 

Mr. Joel Rice May 10, 1955 

Mr. John Ritter May 8, 1956 

Miss Nena del Rosario February 16, 1955 

April 30, 1956* 

Mr, Adrian Ruiz February 20, 1957 

Miss Eleanor Schreiber • . March 8, 1955 

May 2, 1956* 

Miss Susan Starr February 23, 1955 

December 5, 1955 

TRG^BONE 

Mr. Norqian Bernstein January 31, 1955* 

Mr. Jack Cooper January 27, 1956 

December 5, 1956* 

Mr. Jack Shankle January 27, 1956 

December 5, 1956* 



Mr. Henry Smith January 31, 1955 



« 



TRUMPET 

Mr. Manuel Araujo January 27, 1956* 

*Graduation Recital 

i 



TRUI^ET (Cont'd) 

Mr. Stephen Chenette January 31, 1955 

January 27, 1956* 

TUBA 

Mr. Hubert Meyer December 5, 1956* 

VIOUN 

Mr. Shmuel Ashkenasi Mso-ch 12, 1957 

May 2, 1957 

Mr. John Dalley January IQ, 1955 

May 8, 1956 

March 20, 1957* 

Miss Ann Garlichs November 29, 1955 

Mr. Alvaro Odio de Granda March 13, 1957 

Mr. Gerard Kantarjian March 1, 1955 

April U, 1955 

November 29, 1955 

March 26, 1957 



Mr. Varoujan Kodjian May 7, 1957 

Mr. Jaime Laredo March 1, 1955 

March 8, 1955 

November 29, 1955 

March 26, 1957 

Miss Elaine Lee February 22, 1955 

March 26, 1957 

Miss Angela Nudo February 22, 1955 

*Ga*aduation Recital 

viii 



« 



VIQLIN (Cont'd) 

Miss Marie Pintavalle February 2?, 1955 

February 22, 1956 

April 16, 1957 

Mr. Max Rabinovitsj February 26, 1957 

Mr. Jerome Rosen March 26, 1957 

Miss Barbara Sorlien April 25, 1955* 

Mr. Arnold Steinhardt March 26, 1957 

Mr. Hidetaro Suzuki March 12, 1957 

Mr. Einar Sveinbjornsson ....... May 8, 1957 

Mr. Michael Tree November 16, 1954* 

Mr. Carlos Villa May 11, 1955 

Miss Joaime Zasucha ........ February 16, 1955 

VIOLINCELLO 

Miss Hamisa Dor April 2, 1957 

Mr. Roger Drinkall February 16, 1955 

, March 8, 1955 

Mr. Michael Grebanier April 4, 1955 

December 5, 1955 

April 9, 1957 

Mr. Ronald Leonard May 3, 1955* 

Mr. Donald McCall May 2, 1955 

May 2, 1956* 

♦Graduation Recital 

ix 



VIOUNCELLO (Cont»d) 

Mr. Reynold Siemens April 18, 1956* 

Miss Frances Steiner May 1, 1956* 

Miss Marcia Whitlock May 9, 1957 



VOICE 

Miss Anne Bessel, Mezzo-Contralto . . , April 26 

Miss Suzanne Caum, Soprano April 25 

Mr. Wayne Conner, Tenor Jipril 27 

April 16 

November 6 

Miss Fides Santos Cuyugan, Soprano. . . April 19 

Mr. Jean Deis, Tenor I4ay 2 

Mr. Amedeo Falgiatore, 

Bass- Baritone February 23 

March 20 

Miss Susan Fisher, Mezzo-Soprano. . . March 12 

Mr. Barry Banner, Baritone April 3 

May 8 

Mr. Plato Karayanis, Baritone .... April 19 

May 1 

Miss Marlene Kleinman, Mezzo-Soprano. , April 2 

Miss Ilona Kombrink, Soprsuio May 3 

Mr. Norman Mittleman, Baritone .... March 2 

.... March 19 

*Graduation Recital 



1955* 

1955* 

1955 
1956 
1956* 

1955* 

1955* 

1955 
1957* 

1957 

1957 
1957 

1955 
1956* 

1957 

1955* 

1955 
1957 



VOICE (Cont'd) 

Miss Mary Alice Patton, Soprano . • , . March 2, 1955 

• . . . April 16, 1956* 

Miss Helen Rosengren, Soprano , . . February 26, 1957 

Mr, Clifford Scott, Tenor May 9, 1957 

Miss Janet H, Smith, Mezzo-Soprano. • . April 10, 1957* 

Miss Mary Ann Stabile, Soprano. . . • , April 27, 1955 

May 9, 1957 

Miss Carolyn Stanford, 

Mezzo-Soprano ••.. May 2, 1957 

Miss Benita Valente, Soprano . . . .February 20, 1957 

April 3, 1957 

Miss Gina Viglicne, Soprano May 10, 1955 

May 1, 1957* 



Twenty-second Annual Commencement and 

Conferring of Degrees , May 14, 1955 

Twenty-third Annual Commencement and 

Conferring of Degrees May 12, 1956 

Tironty-fourth Annual Commencement and 

Conferring of Degrees May 11, 1957 



*Graduation Recital 

xi