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Dimensions New Music Series spotlights 20th century composers

APSU presents music by premier 20th century composers as part of the 2004-05 Dimensions New Music Series at 7:30 p.m., Monday, Feb. 21, in APSUs music/mass communication building concert hall.

The program will begin with Mario Castelnuovo-Tedescos haunting love ballad, Balla DallEsilio, performed by professors of music Dr. Sharon Mabry, mezzo-soprano, and Dr. Stanley Yates, guitarist.

Yates then will join baritone Dr. Allen Henderson, professor of music, performing John Rutters poignant song-cycle, Shadows.
APSU presents music by premier 20th century composers as part of the 2004-05 Dimensions New Music Series at 7:30 p.m., Monday, Feb. 21, in APSU's music/mass communication building concert hall.

The program will begin with Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco's haunting love ballad, “Balla Dall'Esilio,” performed by professors of music Dr. Sharon Mabry, mezzo-soprano, and Dr. Stanley Yates, guitarist.

Yates then will join baritone Dr. Allen Henderson, professor of music, performing John Rutter's poignant song-cycle, “Shadows.”

Two works by Benjamin Britten are included in the program. “Canticle II: Abraham and Isaac” will be performed by tenor Dr. Thomas King, professor of voice; mezzo-soprano Valerie Oyen-Larsen, adjunct faculty member; and Anne Glass, faculty pianist.

King and Glass join Assistant Band Director Andrea Brown, horn, in performing “Canticle III: Still Falls the Rain.”

Soprano Dr. Barbara Hudson, adjunct faculty member, and pianist Patsy Wade, faculty accompanist, will close the concert with Valerie Saalbach's “Catarina To Camoens,” a series of short songs depicting the obsessive love between two parted lovers.

The concert is free and open to the public. For further information, telephone (931) 221-7818.
—Terry Stringer