Music Staff Begins Library Festivities
The Music Department Festival in honor of the opening of the new Eda Kuhn Loeb Music Library will begin tonight at 8:30 p.m. with a concert in Memorial Church by the Harvard Glee Club, Radcliffe Choral Society, and the Bach Society orchestra.
Other events in the weekend program include exhibits of music manuscripts tomorrow from 9 a.m. to 12 noon in the new library, which adjoins the Music Building, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Houghton, and from 3 to 5 p.m. in the Isham Memorial Library above Memorial Church.
Tonight's concert will include Ode on St. Cecilia's Day and Organ Concerto, Opus 7, Number 2, by Handel; Magnificat, by John C. Crawford 2G, and Gloria from "Mass of the Holy Spirit" by Randall Thompson, Walter W. Noumberg Professor of Music.
The American Opera Society will sing Monteverdi's "Coronation of Poppea" tomorrow night at 8:30 in Sanders Theater. The Harvard-Radcliffe Orchestra, will give a concert at 3 p.m. on Sunday at Sanders Theater, consisting of Beethoven's First Symphony, Ernest Bloch's Concerto Grosso and Symphony Number 2 by Walter H. Piston, Walter Biglow Rosen Professor of Music.