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The 1970 Openings Concert of the Virginia Glee Club was conducted by Donald Loach as part of the Glee Club 1970-1971 season. The concert, held November 13, 1970 in Old Cabell Hall, was a collaboration with the VMI Cadet Glee Club, directed by Allen G. Biester.

Although UVA did not play VMI that weekend, they did play on October 10. UVA won that game 49 to 10; they also won the home game that weekend against Colgate.[1]


Cadet Brass Ensemble[]

  • Canzona per sonare 2 (Giovanni Gabrieli (1557-1612))
  • Allegro from the "Water Music" (George Frederick Handel (1685-1759))

Cadet Glee Club[]

  • Domine salvum fac (Charles Gounod (1818-1893))
  • Brich an, o schönes Morgenlicht from the "Weihnactsoratorium" (Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750))
  • Two Chansons (Claudin de Sermisy (1490-1562))
    • Ceulx de Picardie
    • Amours, partez!
  • Zion hört die wächter singen (Dietrich Buxtehude (1637-1707))

University of Virginia Glee Club[]

Cadet Glee Club[]

  • Two Canons (Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791))
    • Dificile lectu mihi mars
    • O du eselhafter Martin!
  • Fantasia on the Love Theme from "Romeo and Julet" (George Biester)
  • Cecelia (Paul Simon)
  • Meadowlands (Russian folk song) (arr. Biester)

University of Virginia Glee Club[]

  • Requiem populorum (based on The Association's "Requiem for the Masses"; re-conceived by Thomas Diklich, Howard Hanson, and Donald Loach, with new text by Howard Hanson)
  • Songs Mein Grossmama Sang (mit apologies to Johannes) (Lloyd Pfautsch)
    • Fraulein Bo-Peepen
    • Jack der Spratt
    • Jack und Jill
    • Johann Horner
  • Two Virginia Football Songs (arr. Frederic H. Ford)

Combined Glee Clubs[]