The eighth annual Openings Concert of the Virginia Glee Club was held on November 2, 1973 in Old Cabell Hall under the direction of Donald Loach. The Georgetown University Glee Club under the direction of Paul Hume were the guest artists. This was the opening concert of the Glee Club 1973-1974 season.

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


University of Virginia Glee ClubEdit

  1. Behold Man (Ron Nelson)
  2. Death Be Not Proud (Fenno Heath)
  3. Ständchen (Franz Schubert)
  4. Meditation on the Syllable Om (Ron Nelson)

Louis Burkot, tenor; Robert Lyon, baritone; Stephen Lafford, bass

Georgetown University Glee ClubEdit

  1. Laudate Dominum (Marc-Antoine Charpentier)
  2. Nigra sum sed formosa (Pablo Casals)
  3. Thou Art Fairer Than the Children of Men (William Ferris)
  4. Nonsense Songs After Mother Goose (John La Montaine)
  5. The Horseshoe Nail (Jean Berger)

University of Virginia Glee ClubEdit

  1. Three Canzonets on Stanzas of Metastasio (W. A. Mozart)
  2. Geographical Fugue (Ernst Toch)
  3. Two English Madrigals
    • Weep, O mine eyes (John Wilbye)
    • Come sirrah Jack ho! (Thomas Weelkes)
  4. Songs Mein Grossmama Sang (Lloyd Pfautsch)

Combined Glee ClubsEdit

  1. The God Who Gave Us Life (from The Testament of Freedom) (Randall Thompson)


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