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December 18, 1957 - Image 2

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iristmasInspires Composers
the Lutheran Student Chapel. The
"Many of the great composers organ in the Chapel was designedF,
for organ, particularly Bach and especially for the type of music
Buxthude, have been inspired to sung in this church.
write fine settings for organ on As University Organist, Prof.
the Christmas chorales," Prof. Ro- Noehien plays at University func-
- bert Noehren, University Organist, tions such as Convocation 'and
recently said. Commencement. He has also play
Prof. Noehren noted particularly ed over 100 different programs on
the charm of the chorales on "Von his weekly Sunday broadcasts over
Himmel Hoch" and "In Dulci Ju- WUOM.
- h :bilo" which Bach wrote. Recently, the organist completed
Christmas Appeal a series of 16 recitals which cov-
"The organ had a particular ap- ered the entire works of Bach.
peal at Christmas in olden times," b
Prof. Noehren remarked. "For in-
stance, in France during the 18th
century, people crowded the
churches on Christmas Eve to hear
organ music. The famous noels of
Daquin are typical of this type of letin
Not only does the University STUDENTS REHEARSE-Mus
pose, but he also bui oandrga Rernovations players prepare for their perf
"There are few examples in the one-act play by Giacomo Pucci
United States or Europe of serious Two University fraternities are of a will and the forger's suseu
organists who also build organs," currently finishing major addi-
the local orgab builder com- tions to their houses.
mented. - The renovations at the Chi Psi
a + -Daly--Eric Arnold This unique skill was developed and Delta Tau Delta houses have
TY ORGANIST-Prof. Robert Noehren plays at varied because Prof. Noehren was not cost a totgl of $175,0Q0.
Convocation, Commencement, a weekly Sunday radio completely satisfied with the aver- The new wing of the Chi Psi To P resent
a just-completed series of Bach recitals comprise prt age organ. As a result of his in- house will be partially completed
terest, he has made an effort to after the Christmas vacation per-
understand the great traditional iod, according to fraternity presi The music school and th
' European organs and also made a dent Richard Spindle, '58BAd. speech department will present a
special study of early French The remainder will be finished holiday performance of Puccini'
organs. tiOg early next semester. comic opera, "Gianni Schicchi,
La Studies Organs Alumni Provide Funds at 4:15 p.m. today and tomorrov
Later, Prof Noehren made simi- The wing will contain a new in Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre.
lar studies of Dutch and German kitchen, a recreation room, a "Three S a e r a e Symphonia
hras. Bmade focner , tr ladies' powder room and four new 1597" by Gabrieli, composer of th
has made four concert tours study rooms. Venetian School, will complet
American organist to be invited All but $25,000 of the $90,000 the program which is open to th
to the International Organ Fes- spent on the improvements was' public without cost.
tival held in Germany in 1954. raised by Chi Psi alumni, Spindle The action of "Gianni Schicchi
Believing that there is a great said. , takes place in the bed-chambe:
cleavage between the organ build- Delta Tau Delta is putting the of the wealthy Buoso Donati who
er and the organist, Prof. Noehren finishing touches on a new kit- has died leaving a will forged b:
commented that "the organ build- chen, recreation room, rooms for Gianni Schicchi. Taken fron
er knows little of the functions of ten new members and other im- Dante's "Divina Commedia," th
the organ in performance and the provements, according to Presi- story of Gianni concerns his con-
organist does not usually under- dent James Glaspie, '58E. finement to hell for his forgery
stand the problems of organ build- Financed by Loan Jack Zei, Grad., will play Gian
ing.>" The additions cost around $85,- ni. Janet Ast, '58M, will appea:
Builds Instrument 000, paid through a loan from as his daughter Lauretta in to
The best organ building, he said, DTD's national fraternity alumni day's performance, and Bette
is done by a small group of people donations. Grotegut, Grad., will play the role
working in a specialized way. Plans for their improvements tomorrow.
Prof. Noehren has built several have been considered for about Shirley Gosling, Grad., wil lap
organs during the past five years, four years, Glaspie explained. The pear as Zita, cousin to Buoso
He has just completed one in his drive for funds began two years Zita's nephew, Rinaccio, will, b
home and recently built one for ago. portrayed by Jerry Langenkamp
-Daily-Eric Arnold
UILDER-Prof. Noehren is one of the few serious COLLEGE ROUNDUP
rho also build organs. Shown here are some of the pipes
f his organs,
By SELMA SAWAYA ty" rushing would be practiced CLINTON, N. J. - Hamilto
.NADEDE NEW YORK, N. Y. - Columbia during the first semester. College is celebrating the Alex
Clsi e oen o Although it does not feel that
College, is this year offering col- illegal rushing is inevitable, the ander Hamilton Bicentenal wit
Sigible Tax M isunderstood lege credits to entering freshmen IFC thinks it must take into con- its reading program, which wa:
* . for courses which they have taken sideration possible violations of instituted two years ago.
ublic lResearchers Find in high school. the agreement. Therefore, it has Under the program, which is a
These students did college-level set up certain penalties for in- voluntary effort, students an
for the MouseTaxwork in their secondary schools, fractions of the rules.
ite ad its Cizens "The shortcomings of the tax and then took the advanced Douglas Davidson, president of faculty are asked to read and dis
ittee and its Citizens that it lacks fairness because placement examination given by the Colby IFC, considers this pro- cuss a particular work. The firs
nmittee have found of discriminatory double taxa- the College Entrance Examination gram purely as a step which will such work attempted, in 1955, wwa
be intangibles tax is tion and the subjecting of only Board.,_ bring more prestige to the frater- Albert Schweitzer's "Out of M
. and not easily un Income from intangibles to an ad The results of these tests were nity system at Colby. By relieving Life and Thought."
,he pub,' Milton C. students of the burden of rushing In recognizing the contribu-
he Michigan State personam measure of ability to sent to the college, and upon ad- while getting settled in a new tions of Alexander Hamilton, wh
:onomics department pay; there is an unequal applica- mission the students were as- school year, the agreement will al- was one of the college's first trus-
tion of the tax because of eva- signed a maximumof six credits low both the fraternities and the tees, the semester's reading plar
r's is the first report sion, the yield is unstable, given for their high school work, and freshmen to be more certain about wil be devoted to the "Basic Ideal
eing prepared by 19 business cycles of some consider- r e c o m m e n d e d for advanced the fraternity to which the fresh- of 'Alexander Hamilton," by Rich-
for the House T able magnitude - and the ci- courses. men are best suited. ad B. Morris.
oe anitheHousenTaxdence of the tax is uncertain as Prior to this year, Columbia
ttee and its Citizens compared to taxing the income College had permitted students
imitee. from intangibles under a general who performed well on the en-
e per cent of Michi- income tax."t trance examinations to take ad-
y this tax eiedanced courses, but did not offer H AN U KA H PA RTY
perty as.ngortgages, f Organization high school.
s, corporation stacks,"This new program will allow an IDe 1p8 1P.
ties, bank deposits,]W t.
:eivabn k deo oices exceptional student to take grad-
epa nd uate level work in his senior year, at HILLEL . . . 1429 Hill
the pros and cons. ofCharles C. Cole, Jr., assistant

f. Taylor said, "The The follow-up meeting for those in- - - AI
ngth appear to be: terestecd in the proposed S.E. Asia Stu- dean of the college said. ISRAEL I
dent Delegation of SGC will be held * * *
troduces an element at 7:30 p.m., Dec. 18, Room 3-R Union. WATERVILLE, Me. - The 001- plus
pay, as measured by
the Michigan tax < League 'Al-campus Christmas carol- by College Interfraternity Council ENTERTAI NMENT and LAT KES
e moderate'rates and Ing Party, Dec. 19, 9:30 p.m., Diag. has recently adopted a resolution
impde e Men's Glee Club will be featured. All that a "Gentlemen's Agreement"
n in Michigan when * * * will be in effect among the nine Co-sponsored by ISRAEL STUDENT CLUB
s made with other LLmR Ski Club, weekly meeting, Dec. fraternities until the rushing pro- and STUDENT ZIONIST ORGANiZATION
iseatcand 18, 7:30 p.m., ,3rd floor Union. Final gram next spring.fadSUETZOITOGNZTO
yield is elastic plans for the vacation ski trip.
tends to maie the * * * The itsolution was adopted to 75c admission
systm moe wiely Alpha Phi Omega, Christmas carol-
systemmorewidely 7;30p.m., meet at Lane facilitate the deferred , rushing
Hall. system, so that no illegal or "dir-
Premieres DIAL NDIAL
il' Ill1111 I TONIGHT NO 8-641 6 I0I1kV NO 2-251 3



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