MUSIC Town Hall, New York, Fundraising

Pine Mountain Settlement School
Series 30: MUSIC

MUSIC Town Hall, New York, Fundraising for Pine Mountain Settlement School, November 21, 1938


TAGS: Town Hall New York, fundraising, students, Ruby Ayers, Lucille Christian, Helen Ruth Cornett, Pauline Frost, Paul Hayes, Noel Howard, Walter Revis, Wilbur Wilder, Glyn Morris, The English Folk-Dance & Song Society of America, John Martin, dance critics, New York Times Newspaper, Leonard Elsmith, May Gadd, Mary Chapman, Kathleen Hider, Betty Jeffries, Frances Putnam, Eugenia Townsend, Catherine White, Muriel Youland, Stanley Fearl, Robert Hider, Russell Houghton, Kenneth Knowles, Francis Latady, Albert Meyer, William Partington, The Durieux String Quartet, Willem Durieux


1938 was a busy year for Pine Mountain as Glyn Morris engaged donors across the major north-east to assist with fundraising efforts. The following program was part of the 9th Season, the 1938-39 Town Hall Endowment Programs.

On Monday evening of November 21, 1938, at 8:30 pm, students and staff from the Pine Mountain Settlement School presented an evening of Folk-Music and Folk-Dance “for the benefit of the Pine Mountain Settlement School, Harlan County, Kentucky.” The program was planned to support the School’s Silver Jubilee.

Those present included the following:

John Martin, Dance Critic of The New York Times
The English Folk-Dance & Song Society of America – May Gadd, Director
Choir of the Church of the Saviour – Morris Watkins, Director
The Durieux String Quartet – Willem Durieux, Director
Students from Pine Mountain Settlement School – Glyn Morris, Director
Leonard Elsmith, Chairman, Program Committee


Program, Town Hall, New York, Fundraising. Nov. 21, 1938. Cover, p.1. [ny_town_hall_fundraiser_001.jpg]

TRANSCRIPTION: MUSIC Town Hall, New York, Fundraising

PROGRAM

I. AVE
Christ Church BellsRound for voices
Longways Dance
Town Hall Program, part 1
II. FOLK SONGS
Cape Cod Chanteyarranged by Raymond Bowers
May Day Carolarranged by Deems Taylor
Lilibulerodecant by Mary Chater
Twenty, Eighteenarranged by Deems Taylor
Singers
Town Hall Program, page 2
III. COUNTRY DANCES (traditional style)
Lilibulero Longways for as many as will
Step Stately
NewcastleSquare for four couples
Folk dancers
Town Hall Program, p 3

Intermission 5 minutes

IV. FOLK-MUSIC for PIANO
One More Day, My JohnPercy Grainger
LilibuleroHenry Purcell
The Sussex Mummers’ Christmas CarolPercy Grainger
Leonard Elsmith
The Newcastle DanceHubert J. Foss,
Stanley Fearl,
Leonard Elsmith
Town Hall Program, p. 4
V. “FOLK ART IN THE LIFE OF TODAY”John Martin
Town Hall Program, p. 8-9
VI. COUNTRY DANCES (modern style)
Yorkshire Square EightSquare for four couples
Oranges and LemonsSquare for four coupesl
Phillibelulah all the wayLongways for as many as will
Folk Dancers
Town Hall Program, p. 8-9
VII. SWORD DANCE
WinlatonFrom Durham
Sword Dance Team
Town Hall Program, p. 8-9

Intermission 10 minutes

VIII. SONGS FROM THE KENTUCKY MOUNTAINS
Black, Black, Black, is the Color of my True Love’s Hair
The Cuckoo
Amazing Grace
Ruby Ayers and Lucille Christian
Town Hall Program, p. 8-9
IX. STRING QUARTET
Sally in Our Alleyarranged by Alfred Pochon
Londonderry AirFrank Bridge
Molly on the ShorePercy Grainger
Town Hall Program, p. 8-9
X. MORRIS DANCES
Trunklesfrom Blidington, (Gloucestershire)
I’ll Go and Enlist For a Sailorfrom Sherborne, (Gloucestershire)
Lads a Bunchumfrom Alderberry, (Gloucestershire)
Morris Dance Team
Town Hall Program, p.8-9
XI. FOLK – SONGS
Jon, Com Kisse Me, Now!In the form of a dialogue
Hame, Dearie, Hamearranged by Marshall Bartholomew
What Shall We Do With the Drunken Sailor?arranged by Maurice Jacobson
Singers
Town Hall Program, p. 8-9
XII. VALE
Kentucky Running Set
Four in a square — Lady’ round the lady and gent don’t go — Shoot that owl — Bird in the cage — All form a single line — Ocean wave — lady fall through the old side door — Wild goose chaseStudents from Pine Mountain School
Town Hall Program, p.11
Students from Pine Mountain SchoolRuby Ayers, Lucille Christian, Helen Ruth Cornett, Pauline Frost, Paul Hayes, Noel Howard, Walter Revis, Wilbur Wilder
SingersLaura McKenna Bear, Elsie Beuer, Elaine Gerber, Veronica Olson, Virginia Russell, Jan Shanley, Lucile Towne, Mortimer Davenport, Paul Haskell, Herman Henning, Theodore Valentine
DancersMary Chapman, May Gadd, Kathleen Hider, Betty Jeffries, Frances Putnam, Eugenia Townsend, Catherine White, Muriel Youland, Stanley Fearl, Robert Hider, Russell Houghton, Kenneth Knowles, Francis Latady, Albert Meyer, William Partington
QuartetChristine Phillipson, Marie vanden Broeck, Eugenie Limberg, Willem Durieux
Accompanist
for singers
Luis Harold Sanford
Accompanist
for dancers
Alice Haigh, assisted by Philip Callaci, Seymour Schwartzberg, Leo Teraspulsky
The pianos are Steinways
Town Hall Program, p. 13

GALLERY: MUSIC Town Hall, New York, Fundraising


See Also:
GLYN MORRIS Personal Correspondence 1938
MUSIC Guide