T H E DEPART MEN T 0 F M U S I C
NOVEMBER 18, 1954, at 8.30 O'CLOCK
SKINNER RECITAL HALL
CATHERINE ASPINALL, soprano
ASSISTED B Y
LADISLAS HELFENBEIN, at the piano
Motette: "Exsultate, jubilate" (K. 165) Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Exult, rejoice, oh happy souls. And with sweet music let the
heavens resound, making answer, with me, to your song.
The lovely day glows bright, now clouds and storms have fled,
and a sudden calm has arisen for the just. Everywhere dark night
held sway before. But now, at last, rise up and rejoice, ye who are
not feared, and happy in the blessed dawn. With fUll hand make
offering of garlands and lilies.
And Thou, crowned Virgin, grant us peace, and assuage the pas-
sions that touch our hearts. Alleluia.
Frauenliebe und Leben (OP- 42) Robert Scliu-mann
(text by Adalbert von Chamisso)
(To be sung without pause)
i. Seit ich ihn gesehen
Since I first saw him, I have been blind to all else. Only his face
hovers in my dreams. All else is lightless and colorless. I have no
wish to play any more with my sisters, but prefer to stay weeping in