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About The Nebraskan. (Lincoln, Neb.) 1892-1899 | View Entire Issue (Oct. 1, 1892)
Mrs. MenzendorPs classes in music are
much larger than usual.
The performance of Rubinstein's sacred
opera "Moses," occupies two nights. This
work covers the career of the Hebrew law
giver and leader, from his birth to his death.
An English "six men's song," contained
in a manuscript of the thirteenth century, is
the earliest known piece of its .kind.
The chorus now comprises over sixty
voices. It is divided into a beginner s and an
advanced class. Credit is now given for
sight-reading and chorus work.
St. Peter's choir at Rome is one of the
finest in the world. The. most difficult ora
torios and other sacred compositions are
rendered. The choir is composed of sixty
, boys, who are trained almost from the cradle.
Some of the best singers are only nine years
Mme. Bloomefield-Ziesler is passing the
summer in Europe.
Mme. Patti is to give a "farewell" series
oi concerts the coming winter in the princi
pal American cities.
George Wjishburnp, Morgan, the eminent
organist and composer, died recently in
Tacoma. Mr. Morgan was one of the great
est organists of the nineteenth century.
Mr. P. S. Gilmore, the world-renowned
band master and leader of the "Gilmore
Band," died suddenly with heart failure, in
St. Louis, Mo., September 24. He was fill
ing an engagement at the exposition. His re
mains were taken to New York, and interred
in the CalvaryCemetery. He commenced his
career with bands at the age of fifteen.
The University Orchestra held its first
meeting last Wednesday evening at 8 o'clock.
Those present seemed enthusiastic and ready
The Music Department has received dur
ing the past week some new and interesting
books for the library.
Fifteen new foot bajl suits have been re
ceived. The gymnasium will not be open for work
until October 3rd.
W M. Johnston has been elected manager
of the foot-ball team, to succeed Chandler.
Owing to the illness of his father, Captain
Anderson of the foot ball team will not be in
school this vcar.
The team plays at Omaha with Missouri
on November 5th, with Iowa on Thanks
J. H. Johnston has reconsidered his de
termination not to play foot ball, and will
again be in the team.
Prof. Bowcn has devoted his time so far in
giving physical examinations. lie has ex
amined from ten to fifteen men each day.
Fred Barnes '96, pitched for the Muscc's
this summer. He also played with other
clubs of local tdent, winning every game in
which he pitched.
O. S. Campbell recently won the lawn
tennis championship for the third consecu
tive time, by defeating -Hovey, the inter
Word has been received from Coachcr
Baldwin that he will be unable to fulfil his
engagement. .Steps have been taken to
secure another coacher.
The foot-ball team will probably play the
Denver Athletic Club in Denver the latter
part of the month. The state university of
Illinois may play here sometime during the
Miss Wilder will begin giving physical ex
aminations on Monday. The members of
her classes are making arrangements for
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