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Primary Creator: Glenna Spitze
Extent: 0.5 cubic feet
Arrangement: Materials are arranged by name of music ensemble and then material type.
Date Acquired: 08/04/2017. More info below under Accruals.
Consists of concert programs, posters, scores with annotations, and audio recordings documenting music performances that Glenna Spitze either performed in or attended during her time as a student at the University of Illinois between 1967 and 1979.
Dr. Glenna Spitze received her bachelors and two graduate degrees in sociology from the University of Illinois between 1967 and 1979. While a student she sang in two ensembles directed by Neely Bruce, the American Music Group and the Contemporary Music Group. During her tenure in these ensembles, she sang in University of Illinois premieres of Gertude Stein and Virgil Thomson's "Four Saints in Three Acts" and George Bristow's "Rip Van Winkle." In addition, the groups premiered several pieces by Ben Johnston, Lou Harrison, Kenneth Gaburo, William Brooks, William Duckworth, and John Cage. While studying at Illinois, she also attended several performances given by students and associates of Herbert Brun. Dr. Spitze is currently a Distiguished Service Professor of Sociology at the State University of New York at Albany where she specializes in women in work place environments, gender dynamics in familylife, household labor, and family dynamics in aging children and siblings.
Spoils of War (James Cuomo) sound recording donated by Paul Nance and Glenna Spitze on August 4, 2017, and originally preserved as part of the Musical Americana Collection. A second body of material was donated by Glenna Spitze on June 16, 2018, and the Spoils of War recording was later transferred to the Glenna Spitze Papers.
Addition received May 15, 2019.
Acquisition Source: gift
LP. Junior String Camp conducted by Herman H. Slayman, Senior String Camp conducted by Paul Rolland, Junior Chorus Conducted by Colleen Kirk.
Side 1: Junior String Camp - "March Alceste," Gluck; "Gavotte," Handel; "Chorale and Fugue," Siennicki. Senior String Camp - "Adagio," Corelli-Filippi; "Minuetto," Bolzoni; "Capriol Suite," Warlock.
Side 2: Junior Chorus - "Praise we sing to thee," Haydn; "Grant us Peace," Rosenmuller; "Jesu, Joy of Man's Desire," Bach; "My Heart Doth Beg You'll not Forget," di Lasso; "Maiden Fair," Haydn; "Deep River," arr. Burleigh; "Gossip, Gossip," Hairston; "I'd Enter Your Garden," Brahms; "The Ash Grove," Swanson; "Ching-a-Ring Chaw," Copland
LP. Conductors include Harry Begian, Margaret Hills, Edward Jones, Dale Kimpton, Colleen Kirk, Frank Laurie, Donald Mcginnis, Raymond Makeever, Donald Miller, James Robertson, Herman Slayman.
Side 1: Chorus - "Laudate Nomen Domini," Tye; "Swell the Full Chorus," Handel; "Everytime I feel the Spirit," arr. Smith; "Alleluia," Bach; "Piping Tim of Galway," arr. Swanson; "Gute Nacht;" "I Gave my Love a Pretty Little Ring," Davis; "I Like Men;" "Glory to Thee, My God, This Night," Tallis; "Cantate Domino," Pitoni; "To music," Schubert; "Little Wheel a Turnin," Kirk.
Side 2: Senior String Camp - "Variations on a Theme by Girolamo Frescobaldi," Tansman; "Divertimento, op. 20" Weiner. Junior String Camp - "Little Classic Suite," Akers; "Gavotte and Finale," Aubert; "Allegro from Fire Music," Handel-Carse; "Mr. Miller."
LP. Harold Decker, conducting.
Side 1: "Ave Verum," W.A. Mozart; "Te Deum," W.A. Mozart; "Good Morrow, My Lady;" "Here amid the Shady Woods," G.F. Handel; "Let Nothing Ever Grieve Thee," Brahms; "Alleluia from Brazilian Psalm," Jean Berger.
Side 2: "Spring Comes Laughing from the Peasant Cantata," J.S. Bach; "Six Folk Songs," Brahms; "Shalom," Samuel Adler; "I hear a voice a-praying," Houston Bright; "Behold a star," arr. Dawson; "Ain'a That Good News," arr. Dawson.
LP. Dennis Sparger, conductor.
Side 1: "Mass in G Major," Franz Schubert. Soloists: Jane Bonner, soprano; Mike Zbrozek, Tenor; Bill Munse, Baritone.
Side 2: "Make Joyful Noise unto the Lord," Lekberg; "Salvation is Created," Tschesnokoff; "Amen," arr. Hairston; "I'm Sad and I'm Lonely," arr. Maharg; "No Man is an Island," Berger; "Deep River," arr. Ringwald; "The Lord Bless you and Keep you," Lutkin.
LP. Conducted by Donald Cuthbert and Eward Sprague.
Side 1: "A Festival Prelude," Alfred Reed; "Liebestod," arr. Bainum; "Suite Francaise," Milhaud; "Minuteman," Pearson.
Side 2: "Choral from Die Meistersinger," Wagner; "Gloria in Excelsis," Mozart; "Michigan Morn," Owen Reed; "Ain'a That Good News," Dawson; "The Turtle Dove," Ralph Vaughn Williams; "Choose Something Like a Star from Frostiana," R. Thompson.