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NYC Opera Colorful, Programmed Learning
" offers Vast Possibilities,

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The New York City Opera, which
performed this weekend at Hill
Aud., is completing its 22nd sea-
son. The company's youth should
not suggest that it is a little sister
to the Metropolitan Opera. The
company aims to give -first-rate
Aside from this goal, Director
Julius Rudel makes distinctions
between the NYC and other more
established companies. The New
York City Opera provides talented
Americans with the opportunity
to broaden their background in the
opera medium.
Emphasis is placed not only on
vocal ability, but also on youth-
fulness, individual vibrancy, physi-
cal attractiveness. and dramatic
Forceful, Dramatic
Such characteristics were evi-
dent in varying proportions Sun-
day, when the company performed
Mascagni's '"Cavalleria Rusticana"
and Leoncavallo's "I Pagliacci."
Although certain scenes, such as
the prayer scene in "Cavalleria,"
tended to lose dramatic force and
musical cohesiveness between or-
chestra and ensemble, both operas
were given forceful, colorful and
certainly dramatic presentations.
These three qualities were pri-
marily what held "Cavalleria" to-
gether, for the opera tends to
become sluggish, , an inherent
weakness, due to plot structure.
The production would have been

more complete had the chorus
been more accurate in its vocal
entrances and if the principals
had had more volume to their
An exception to the latter was
Edna Mae George's Santuzza. Her
voice was very adequate to the
spatial demands of Hill, yet very
secure and well controlled.
Pagliacci Well Done
Of the two operas, "Pagliacci"
was perhaps better performed,
partly because there is much more
action and greater room for char-
acter portrayal than in "Caval-
leria." Dramatically outstanding
was Sherrill Milnes' part as the
deformed Tonio-Taddeo. Mercella
Reale in the female lead lacked
vocal purity and volume. Miss
Reale's forte is more in the dra-

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pensive or impractical.
School drop-outs, retarded chil-
dren, and gifted children are all
examples of large sections of the
population for whom the conven-
tional systems of education have
not worked.
Business, industrial, and govern-
ment teaching are examples of
situations w h e r e conventional
teaching methods are impractical.
The Center for Programmed
Learning for Business of the
School of Business Administration
was established in 1962 to serve as
a service organization for business'
and industry in training people to
write programmed textbooks. The
center trains over 800 people a
year, and, outside of the United
States government, it is the largest
trainer of programmed textbook

grammed texts is ideally suited
to it.
Programmed texts are fast, ef-
ficient, and economical, Rummler
said. More important, they are
easily transported, and can be
used almost anywhere at any
It is not necessary to wait for
20 or 30 people to make up a
class. Everyone can learn on his
own, from a businessman catching
up on industrial management dur-
ing his lunch hour to a salesman
learning about a new product
while on the road.
From classroom to hotel room,
the programmed textbook is only
beginning. to realize its potential-
and much of the training and in-
novation going into making the
system work, is being conducted at
the University.

matic medium. Here the animal writers in the country.
and sensual characteristics of Geary A. Rummler, director of
Nedda, albeit overdrawn in some the center, commented that "as
scenes, plus her transition from it now a ppe r s, programmed
the highly affected and stylized learning will not much longer re-
Colombine back to the earthy main separate as a method of edu-
Nedda were very effective, cation-in the future, the whole
The biggest ovation of the after- approach will probably . be inte-
noon was for Giovanni Consiglio. grated with conventional methods!
Consiglio's voice is very clear, large of teaching."
and simply beautiful; and these He added that programmed
qualities are spread evenly through teaching will probably have the
his vocal register. His vocal abil- greatest effect on industrial train-
ity, tempered with just the right ing of any innovation in educa-
amount of dramatic interpretation tion.
made the character of Canio-!a Business and industrial educa-
Pagliaccio entirely believable and tion in the U.S. today is a $30 mil-
his "Vesti la giubba" something lion a year business, and in many
to be remembered. ways learning by means of pro-j


56 Capital

ENGINEER JAMES MACK points out something on the WCBN osilloscope as he checks out the staiti n's sound equipment. Most of
the sound system was built by the station's engineers, who also put out an instruction manual for disc jockeys-with one instruction:
never cross an engineer. All of WCBN's equipment has been moved to their new" studio in the baseirent of the Student Activities
Building from the station's former quarters in East and South Quad angles.


The Daily Official Bulletin is an
official publication of the Univer-
sity of Michigan, for which The
Michigan Daily assumes no editor-
ial responsibility. Notices should be
sent in TYPEWRITTEN form to
Room 3519 Administration Bldg. be-
fore 2 p.m. of the day preceding
publication, and by Z p.m. Friday
for Saturday and Sunday. General
Notices may be published a maxi-
mum of two times on request; Day
Calendar .items appear once only.
Student organization notices are not
accepted for publication.j
Day Calendar
Bureau of Industrial Relations Per-
sonnel Techniques Seminar-"Dynamics
of Organizational Planning": Michi-
gan Union, 8:30 a.m.
University Management Seminar -
"Effective Cost Control": MichiganI
Union, 1:30 p.m.,

Doctoral Examination for Christopher serve. Test will be given Mon., Dec. 6
John Sanders, Forestry; thesis: "Nat- at 3 p.m. in Downtown Post Office,
ural Regulation of the Aphil Petero- Main & aCtherine. To take test ques-
comma populifoliae on Bigtooth Aspen tionnaire must be completed. Details
Suckers in Northern Michigan," Tues., and applications available at Bureau of
Nov. 23, 1032 Nat. Res. Bldg., at 2 Appointments.
p.m. Chairman, F. B. Knight. National Security Agency-NSA an-~
nounces the 1965 Professional Qualifi-
Doctoral Examination for John cation Test for Lib. Arts majors (de-
Charles Mathes, Jr., English Language grees by Sept. 1966). Test required be-
& Literature; thesis: "The New York fore NSA interview for employment.
Theatre Critics' Standards: Their Eval- Deadline for test registration is Nov.
uation of French Drama, 1945-1961," 26 for the Dec. 11 test. Apply now.
Tues., Nov. 23, 2601 Haven Hall; at 4 Test bulletin and application forms
p.m. Chairman, Marvin Felheim. available at Bureau of Appointments.

Expenditure IN THE SAB:
Two University economists have
agreed with a recent McGraw-
Hill survey of capital spending 1)
plans that predicted record out-lays for 19u6.
lays for 1966.
The report of the survey, pub-
lished in the Nov. 6 issue of "Busi-
ness Week," shows that, based on $
plans now on company books, $
$54.9 billion will be spent on new
plants and equipment next year. .
This figure, an eight per cent
rise over 1965, is actually just a
preliminary estimate based on
definite plans. Almost certainly,y>
the article said. the figure will be
revised upward as spending ac-
tually gets underway.
The revision could well be as
large as six per cent, thus making
a total rise in expenditures of
14 per cent, producing outlays of
$58 billion.
The economists consulted, Prof..
Saul H. Hymans, of the economics
department, and Prof. Paul W.
McCracken of the school of busi-
ness administration, atfreed on the
basic outlook, but disagreed on
th- exact figures.
Hymans considered the . eight
per cent figure somewhat low in
light of the fact that the Secur-
ities and Exchange Commission
figures for fourth quarter 1965
spending give an annual spending
rate that is only two billion dollars
below the outlay predicted by the NEWSMAN ALAN SCi
article. news broadcast from a
McCracken, on the other hand, ,


Doctoral Examination for James Pat-
rick Williams, Mathematics; thesis:
"Spectral Sets and Finite-Dimensional
Operators," Tues., Nov. 23, 2082 Nat.
Sci. Bldg., at 3 p.m. Chairman, Arlen
Doctoral Examination for James Adin
Snow, Near Eastern Languages & Lit-
eratures; thesis: "A Grammar of Mod-
ern Written Arabic Clauses," Tues.. Nov.
23, 2035 Angell Hall, at 10 a.m. Chair-
man, E. N. McCarus.

of Appointments-Seniors & grad stu-
dents, please call 764-7460 for appoint-
ments with the foilf'wing:
MON.-TUES., NOV. 29-30-
International Voluntary Services, Inc.
-Majors in all fields interested in
work in field broadly defined as "Com-
munity Dev." Men & women. Posi-
tions include Engl., Sci & Indust. Arts
teachers. Worldwide locations.
TUES., NOV. 30-
Smith, Hinchman & Grylls, Associ-
ates, Inc., Detroit-Dec. grads in De-
sign & Architect, for firm of engrs.,
planners & architects.


Dept. of Speech University Players NASA Electronics Research Center:
Performance-Shakespeare's "Henry VI Invites grad students interested in re-
Part III": Trueblood Aud., 8 p.m. search work in electronics and related

areas such as guidance, computers, Op- considered
University Musical Society Dance Per- tics, space power systems, etc. to sub- POSITION OPENINGS:
formance-Grand Ballet Classique de mit resumes of their qualifications to Imperial Eastman Corp., Chicago - mate reasonable.
France: Hill Aud., 8:30 p.m. the Center, 575 Technology Equare, Attn.: New & recent grads. BS & MS's Estimate
Cambridge, Mass., 02139. in Mech. Engrg. for dev. of fluid am- The final figure, a 14 per cent
School of Music Degree Recital-Da- plifiers & assoc. for indust. application.
vid Polosky, clarinetist: Recital Hall, Committee on International Exchange Strong bkgd. in fluid mech. is req. growth rate, which includes spend-
School of Music, 8:30 p.m. of Persons: Announces NATO Research Knowl of servomech, or control sys- ing plans on the books plus an1
Fellowships and Visiting Professorships tems desirable, estimate of future spending plans
Japanese-Language Film: (Without in Humanities and Social Sciences in General Instrument Corp., Woonsock- was high, by around $1% billion.
subtitles), "Aoi sammyaku (A Green foreign universities for 1966-67. Dead- et, R.I. - Various postions including L
Mountain Range), will be shown in line for application is Dec. 20. Also, Eval. Engr. BSEE plus 2 yrs. silicon McCracken termed it about right.
Rackham Lecture Hall, 7:30 p.m. on 1966 Summer Institutes for college planar exper. 2. Physicist, BS Physics The article, after presenting the
Tues., Nov. 23. teachers in Indian Civilization, and plus 2 yrs. exper. in sputtering thin figures, pointed out that they were
Chinese Culture and Society, to be metal films. 3. Mech. Engr. BS plus 5
Astronomical Colloquium: Tues., Nov. held in India and Taiwan, respectively. yrs. des. exper. Knowl. of chem. met- good evidence that the current
23, 4 p.m., Rm. 807 Physics-Astronomy Deadline for application is Dec. 15. allurgy & thermo-dynamics essential. boom will continue, and that it
Bldg. Dr. J. L. Sersic, Observatorio As- Descriptive material may be consulted Kraft 'Foods, Chicago-Attn.: Dec. & will not deteriorate into an in-
tronomico de Cordoba, Argentina, will in the Graduate Fellowship Office, Rm,-1 recent Grads. Various openings in- flationary spending binge (as hap-
speak on "H II Regions in Galaxies," L 110 Rackham Bldg. cluding 1. Materials Mgr. BS Bus. Ad. pen , when capital spend-
or rel. 1-3 yrs. exper. 2. Indust. Engr. ed in 1956
eiBelgian American Educational Foun- BSIE or equiv. 1-3 yrs, exper, pref. 3. ng rose by 22 per cent and as a
Genr al otces dation: Announces four post-doctoral Mech. Des. Engr. ME legree or equiv. result machinery prices rose by
Regents' Meeting: Dec. 17. Communi- fellowships for study at a Belgian uni- 3-8 yrs. exper. 4. Cost Analyst. Degree 17 per c.ent).
versity in 1966-67. One candidate may be in Acctg. or Bus. Ad 0-3 yrs experi
atons forbconsiderat siden 'hs mee- nominated by the University of Michi- 5. Food Tech. BS or MS almost any Both professors agreed with
not later than Dec. 3.gan. Prospective applicants should con- major, 0-2 yrs. exper. 6. Gen. Account- these claims. McCracken demon-
_____nD. _ suit Associate Dean Freeman D. Miller, ant. Acctg. or Bus. Ad. degree. 0-2 yrs. strated that substantial develop-
Doctoral Examination for Robert De- 118 Rackham, not later than Dec. 6. exper.
Roy Jobe, Music; thesis: "The Operas U.S. Army Corps of EngrsDetroit- ment in capital budgeting is One
f Andre-Ernest-Modeste Gretry," T Fo reign ss Physical & Research Physical Scientists of the reasons for the realism and
Nov. 23, 3219 School of Music, Tues 4 for Great Lakes Research. MS or PhD moderation of the figures.
p.m. Chairman, L. E. Cuyler. in physical sciences or engrg./major in Though the study does not pre-
The following are the foreir visi- hydraulics, hydrol., meteor., or ocean. dict dangerous inflation, MeCrack-
Doctoral Examination for Harris Lee tors programmed through the Interna-!*a utn'
Morris, Jr%, Chemistry; thesis: "Donor tional Center who will be on campus For further information, please call en cautioned that the big demand
Properties of Some Open Chain and this week on the dates indicated. Pro- 764-7460, General Div., Bureau of Ap- for machinery and plant con-
Cyclic Sulfides and Phosphines," Tues., gram arrangements are being made by pointments, 320 OSAB. struction will push against the
Nov. 23, 3003 Chemistry Bldg., at 3:30 Mrs. Clifford R. Miller, International SiUt~ ilps gis h
p.m. Chairman, Misto Tamres, Center, 764-2148. SUMMER PLACEMENT SERVICE: capacity of the producers. This
Walter Jaide, president of Teachers 212 SAB- could both prevent the predicted
Doctoral Examination for Harold College of Hannover, professor of psy- Camp Thunderbird, Bemidji, Minn. - growth and push up against prices.
Burton Simpson, English & Education; chology, Hannover, Germany, Nov. 28- Men for counselor jobs-outdoor skills, The article estimates that capi-
thesis: "A Descriptive Analysis of Sci- 30. canoeing & tripping. Women for food
entific Writing," Tues., Nov. 23, 2601 Nonglugsana Thumkrupat, supervisor service & secretary. Room, board, laun- tal spending foi' 1967 will drop
Haven Hall, at 1 p.m. Chairman, J. W. of elementary school English teachers, dry & transportation allowance. In- below the 1966 level. Both Hymans
Downer. Sakol Nakhorn Province in Northeast terview Dec. 6 from 1 p.m. and .McCracken said that this was
Thailand, Nov. 29-Dec. 2. U.S. Civil Service, Wash., D.C.-An- a possibility, and McCracken,
Doctoral Examination for Peter Her- nounces office & science assistant po-
bert Knutson, Business Administra- 1)1 sition for Summer 1966. Application speaking on the economy as a
ion; thesis: "TheEffect and Treatment tideadline Jan. 3. Govt. brochure & ap- whole, said that while no signs
of Price Level Changes in the Invest- plication available at 212 SAB. of a 'downturn are now evident "it
of,so f Idustr.ialFir'ms."ANNOUNCMNT:
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tures and Captions PAT MURRAY, WCBN secretary, looks for a record in the record
library which contains better than 5000 records. The station
Thomas R. Copi receives complimentary records from many record companies, and
has everything from classical to rock and roll music.




Tues., Nov. 23, 816 Bus. Ad. School, at 3 Peace Corps Placement Test-Deter- Details at Summer Placement,
p.m. Chairman, W. J. Schlatter. mines in what capacity you can best SAB.

212 is premature to pronounce the last
rites over the business cycle."

MARTY STAHL LISTENS to a record n one of the auxiliary sound studios, which
is sometimes used to pre-record short "spots" or even entire shows for broadcast
at a later time. Some of the equipment in WCBN's new studio is as yet not con-
nected since it was just moved in.

SCHMERLER prepares for his next newscast
by looking over the news-wire. '°V(1N is serv-
iced by United Press International. The new
ticker is kept in a soundproof box to keep the
raitle and clatter of incoming news off the air.

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