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The concert of the Glee Club and Pierian Sodality gave rise to several reflections on the subject of our college song. It has often been commented on that "Fair Harvard" should remain forever the distinctly Harvard song. Setting aside the hymn like character of the air, it seems a pity that a college that has graduated so many musicians has not been able to obtain for itself an original production more suitable to the many occasions when such a song is required. The only other song that is recognized as a distinctly Harvard song is the "Yale Men Say," but this of course would not do for all occasions. In fact; this song seems to be so little known that the compiler of the new song book gives the words in entirely different shape from the common version. There certainly should be enough talent among Harvard men, graduates and undergraduates, to produce a stirring song worthy of the college: In Germany, at many musical festivals, it is the custom for the audience to rise to their feet when the performers on the stage are giving the national bymn. In many cases the audience join in the singing. If this custom were inangurated at the concerts here, the singing of the college song, which should be the last thing on the programme, would become a much more impressive event.

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