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The 1952 Fall Concert of the Virginia Glee Club was a collaboration with the Washington and Lee Glee Club. Held November 21, 1952 in Old Cabell Hall, the concert was the first concert conducted by Donald MacInnis and was part of the Glee Club 1952-1953 season. The concert was held the night before a home football game against Washington and Lee; UVA won the game 21 to 14.[1]


  1. Let us now praise famous men (Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-)) (WLGC/VGC)
  2. The Testament of Freedom (Randall Thompson (1899-)) (WLGC)
    1. The God who gave us life
    2. We have counted the cost of this contest
    3. We fight not for glory or for conquest
    4. I shall not die without hope
  3. And now 'tis time to go (from The Peasant Cantata) (Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), arr. H.E.B.) (VGC)
  4. Maiden fair, O deign to tell (Joseph Haydn (1732-1809)) (VGC)
  5. Your voices raise (from the Sixth Chandos Anthem) (Georg Friedrich Handel (1685-1759), arr. A.T.D.) (VGC)
  6. September Song (from Knickerbocker Holiday) (Kurt Weill) (WLGC)
  7. Wunderbar (from Kiss Me, Kate) (Cole Porter) (WLGC)
  8. You'll never walk alone (from Carousel') (Richard Rodgers) (WLGC)
  9. The Washington and Lee Swing (Thornton W. Allen) (WLGC)
  10. Gently, Johnny (English folk song, arr. Seth Bingham) (VGC)
  11. The Hundred Pipers (Scottish folk song, arr. Arthur Whiting) (VGC)
  12. What shall we do with a drunken sailor? (Traditional sea chantey, arr. Marshall Bartholomew) (VGC)
  13. University of Virginia Songs (VGC)