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TMSC celebrated Halloween through music

Published 11:00pm Tuesday, November 13, 2012

The Troy Music Study Club met on Oct. 22nd, 2012, at the First United Methodist Church.

President Dovie Cutchen welcomed members and led the Federation Collect. The Federation Hymn and Together We Sing were led by Bill Denison and accompanied by John Jinright. Bill Denison provided background on the October song, “Tramp! Tramp! Tramp!, a Civil War song by George F. Root. For Music in Poetry, June Kendrick read “The Tiger” by William Blake.

Reports from officers and committee chairs were given.

Program coordinator Bobbie Swisher introduced John Jinright for the program. After leading the group in “Who are You?” as a round, Jinright introduced bassoonist Annie Jed. Together they performed Preludes III and IV from Four Preludes for Bassoon and Piano by Tadeusz Baird. Jinright performed 2 Preludes, Op. 67, by Alexandre Scriabin. This was followed by a piano improvisation on “Hallowe’en in a Suburb” by H.P. Lovecraft. Jinright closed the program with the organ composition “Toccata in D minor” by J.S. Bach.

Troy Music Study Club, founded in 1905, is a member of the Alabama Federation of Music Clubs and the National Federation of Music Clubs.

This article was submitted by Lyndia Dew.

 

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