The 1953 Fall Concert of the Virginia Glee Club, conducted by Donald MacInnis, was a collaboration with the University of North Carolina Glee Club, Joel Carter conducting. Held November 20, 1953 in Old Cabell Hall, it was part of the Glee Club 1953-1954 season. UVA lost the home game the following day against UNC, 7 to 33.[1]

A recording of this concert is available at the University of Virginia Library.

Program[edit | edit source]

  1. Truth Shall Deliver (William Schumann (1910-)) (UNCGC/VGC)
  2. Hosanna to the Living Lord (Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)) (VGC)
  3. Passing By (Edward Purcell (1689-1740), arr. S.D. Tuttle) (VGC)
  4. Once, twice, thrice, I Julia tried (Henry Purcell (1659-1695)) (VGC)
  5. Swansea Town (Hampshire folk-song, arr. Gustav Holst) (VGC)
  6. The silver moon is shining (Italian folk-song, arr. A.T. Davison) (VGC)
  7. Loch Lomond (Scottish folk-song, arr. Roy Ringwald) (VGC)
  8. O Filii et Filiae (Volkmar Lesring (d. 1637)) (UNCGC)
  9. When Jesus Wept (William Billings (1746-1800)) (UNCGC)
  10. Alto Rhapsody, Op. 53 (Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)) (Soloist: Arlene Soskey) (UNCGC)
  11. Brothers, Sing On! (Edvard Grieg (1843-1907), arr. H. D. McKinney) (UNCGC)
  12. The Long Day Closes (Arthur Sullivan (1842-1900)) (UNCGC Glee Club Octet)
  13. Down Among the Dead Men (English drinking song, arr. R. Vaughan Williams) (UNCGC)
  14. There's Nothing Like a Dame, from South Pacific (Richard Rodgers)
  15. Carolina Loyalty Song (Haesche-Carter) (UNCGC)
  16. Hark the Sound of Tar Heel Voices (Alma Mater) (UNCGC)
  17. University of Virginia Glee Club Octet
  18. Traditional Chanteys (arr. Marshall Bartholomew) (VGC)
  19. It Ain't Necessarily So, from Porgy and Bess (George Gershwin) (VGC) (Soloist: Robert Guilford)
  20. University of Virginia Songs (VGC)

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