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Arts& EnertmentFriday, March 25, 1977 Page Five


'Music Maii'


show next weel'
By STEPHEN PICKOVER City, Iowa to sell its git zens on
W HEN YOU TODDLE OFF the idea of creating a school
to the Power Center some- band. The stereotyped "trav-
time between March 31 and elling salesman crook", he has
April 3 to see MUSKET's ver- the intention of taking the mon-
sion of The Music Man, vou ey for the instrument and uni-
won't see any reversed male form orders and running off to
and female roles, novel musical the next town of fools. However,
adaptations, or outrageous cos- he falls in love with the town
tumes. You'll see The Music librarian, Marian Paroo (Sally
Man - nothing more, but more Bublitz), and things change for
imnortantly, nothing less. the better.
Director Anthony Dodge's One aspect of MUSKET - a
and 'director 1 choreographer ' UAC - snonsored organization
Marcia Milgrom's hopes and - that many overlook is that it
goals for the upcoming produc- is a totally student-run group.
tion are set extremely high, but It is in fact one of the largest
both feel they will be attained such organizations on campus,
in the show. A major impetus land while students may work
for this belief is that many of extremely hard and long hours,
the upper echelon members of they have a lot of fun. The cast
the cast and crew are complet- of Music Man, for example, is
ing their careers with MUSKET. a rollicking crew of children,
The show itself, of course, undergrads, grads and some
deals with a makeshift profes- non-students, all of whom will
sor named Harold Hill (terry be singing with a twenty piece
Arment) who comes to River orchestra.

SGolds tein hits 2
By DAVID KEEPS UAC, this Saturday in Rackham lesque antics Gould perfected will be screened tonight. Mar-
JALLIOTT GOLDSTEIN got his Auditorium at 7:30, in local TV shows like "The lowe's shoes had previously
first Broadway job as a GOULD, 39, FIRST achieved Bonny Maid Linoleum Versatile been filled by tough cookies
chorusboy in a 1957 flop called theatrical success in a short- Varietiep " his porformance in like Bogart and smoothies like
Rumple, by telephoning the lived musical comedy, I Can Altmans M*A*S*H, a fast-paced iJames Garner and,, believe it
play's producer and imperson- Get It For You Wholesale, anti-war farce, established him or not, Dick, Powell. Altman's
ating an agent who raved about which also launched the career as a screen actor of force version, a totally unique, up-
an unknown actor - himself - of his ex-wife, Barbra Streisand. More importantly, Gould seem- dated detective story, returned
named Elliott Gould. He originated his film role in ed to touch and sooth a raw Gould to the hard-boiled but ul- I
That's typical of the man who Jules Feiffer's Little Murders nerve in the American conscious- timately likeable character who
shot to stardom in Robert Alt- on Broadway in 1967. In '68 he ness, excelling in offbeat come- is always pushed to the limits
man's M*A*S*H. in 1970, and hit the Hollywood scene with dies like Getting Straight. He of his dignity and the most per-
has since remained an arche- a featured role in The Night also became the first American sonable intimations of a man
type of the 1970s anti-hero - a They Raided Minsky's, and the actor to appear in an IngmarI who is by nature a loner.
wry, neurotic symbol of an up-' folloing year, garnered an B'ergman film, The Touch - CALIFORNIA SPLIT, a third
tight age. Academy Award nomination fcr regrettably, a failure. f Altman-Gould teaming, found
!The star of three Altman his portrayal of a congenial IN 1973, ROBERT ALTMAN Gould in the role of a compul-
films, Gould will speak in con- square in Bob and Carol and cast Gould in the role of Phillip sive gambler - a role close to
junction with the Robert Alt-, Ted and Alice. Marlowe in Raymond Chand- his real one, as he was a heavy
man Festival, sponsored by A far cry from the vaudevil- ler's The Lpng Goodbye, which gambler in the late 1950s.





Monday night, when the
shrapnel and sparks of a rock:

Bruegen, Curtis excel
on flute and harpsichord

University Musical Soci-
'ety presented their last con-
cert of the Chamber Arts Ser-
ies at . Rackham Auditorium.1
Frans Brueggen on the Ba-
roque flute and recorders, and
Alan Curtis on the harpsichord
were the featured artists. The
program consisted of three Ba-
roque pieces and two Renais-
sance compositions.
Brueggen, who was born in
Amsterdam in 1934, teaches at
the Royal Conservatory there
and has played in concerts
worldwide. Recorder students
from all over the world come tos
study with him in Amsterdam.
Curtis was 'also born in 1934.
A professor of music at the
University of California, Berke-
ley, he is a musicologist and a{
widely respected specialist in

was off. Still the sonata was
lovely, even with the minor
As the evening progressed thej
two seemed to gain confidence.
Their performances got suc-
cessively better. The secondI
piece, Partita in D major for
Harpsichord, Curtis performed{
-nln Vi ,mh i istn rr

much freer Renaissance style
Brueggen and Curtis created
and amazing web of expression
and technique. A series of long
fast runs flowing between the
two instruments portrayed a
great cooperation between the
two. It was smoothly done and
both artists were at their best.

and roll head-on between t h e
Ramones - a New York bas-
ed. benzedrine-powered powder-
keg - and Detroit's energy cris-
is solvers, Sonic's Rendezv o u s
Band, defrost Ann Arbor for
-!ood in a concert that SecondI
Chance bills. quite modestly, as
"A New Wave Rock and Poll
Ass ault."
The Ramones are my. most
likely candidate to start WIVVII11
and win it singlehandedly. Hail-
ing from Forest Hills and head-
ed for Forest Lawn. these s reet-
wise blitzkriegers became fam-
ous for three minute, three
chord masterpieces incliding
"Commando", "I Don't Wanna
Walk Around With You,' and
"Now I Wanna Sniff Some
Johnny. Tommy. Joey and Dee
Dee share the Ramone sur-
name and a fierce dedication
to streamlined, accelerated r}-
trasonics drenched with vo-to-
the-minute stereotyned Ameri-
cana in lines like, "I met her
at the Burger King fell in love
by the soda machine." - and
a comic book sense of self-de-
strliction to match.
A TYPICAL Ramones set may



'ane. tesec 1 nque was gr-
geous and he showed a depth As a whale the concert was
of expression that was lacking superb. All the music was per-
of epresiontha waslacingformed in the style of the roer-
in the first number. The rhyth- iod and one could almost feel-
mic pattern was beautiful
throughout and accenting was oneself transported back over
done with perfect precision. 300 years in musical history. ft
BRUEGGEN performed solo was an evening which left a
Sonata in G minor for So-
Sonaa i G inorforSo-deep impression of the rich
prano Recorder and Basso Con-
tinuo was the third piece. This and complicated music of the
was also beautifully done. Many past.,.
complicated runs were played
by both artists with superb abil- -
lit. 17 MONDAY, MARCH 28

3 4:00 P.M.

Baroque opera. He met Brueg- in the next number, which was
gen in Amsterdam where he one of the Renaissance pieces.
studied harpsichord with Gustav In Two Ricercars from I Dol-
Leonhardt. Tuesday night was cimelo by Virgiliano, he dem-
his concert debut. onstrated fantastic breath con-
THE PERFORMANCE at trol as he ran through ascend-'
Rackham opened with the So- ing and descending runs and did
nata in B minor for Flue and beautiful high and low thrills.
Obligato Harpsichord by Bach. One section contained short ac-
This was probably the least well cented staccatto notes, a diffi-
done of any of the excellently cult part of the composition
performed pieces. Although which Brueggen executed with
both artists showed an excellent, ease.
technique, their performance of The final piece was also from
this piece lacked depth of ex- the Renaissance, Two Sonatas
pression. They acted as though from Concerti Ecclesiastici by
they weren't very sure of each Cima. This was probably the
other and their harmonization highpoint of the concert. In the
p A

Professor Mohamed Tolbi
Department of History, CERES
Sponsored by the Center for Near Eastern
and North African Studies


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