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THE MICHIGAN DAIL'Y

SUNDAY, AUGUST 7, 1949

COMPLETE EDITIONS:
Local Shop Brings Out
Printing of Three 13's

By JOHN NEUFELD
Are you looking for a copy of
the complete works of the "Three
B's?"
A local printing establishment
has undertaken to reprint all of
Bach, Beethoven and Brahms.
* * *
BACH, WHO is the oldest of the
three composers, was the first on
the list, and has 46 volumes devot-
ed to him. Beethoven, who came
next, was ready this summer, with
24 volumes.
Johannes Branms, the last of
the "Three B's," will be out next
winter, with 26 volumes.
A photo-lithographic process is
used to copy the original editions,
which appeared in Germany over
a number of years.
The Bach Society in Leipzig, for
instance, took from 1851 to 1890
to finish its task of publishing
authoritative scores of the master.
One of Germany's oldest music
houses brought out the standard
U,' Mt. Wilson
To Carry on
Joint Research
Launching of a co-operative re-
search project between the Uni-
versity and the Mt. Wilson Ob-
servatory in California was an-
nounced yesterday by Prof. Leo
Goldberg, chairman of the astron-
omy department.
The immediate object of the
project to be conducted at the
California observatory will be the
obtainment of a complete record
of the infra-red spectrum.
TWO LONG - RANGE studies
will also be carried out to supple-
ment and check information gain-
ed in solar observations made at
the University's McMath-Hulbert
Observatory near Pontiac.
The,project has involved the in-
stallation of an infra-red spectro-
meter on a solar telescope at the
Mt. Wilson Observatory. '.i

Beethoven edition in the 1860's,
and Brahms appeared from 1926
to 1928.'
* * *
COPIES OF THESE editions be-
came increasingly rare, and in the
War, many of the original plates
were destroyed. Joseph W. Ed-
wards, owner of the lithoprinting
shop, says that $2,000 was paid for
the last set of Bach sold before
the war. It was shipped here by
way of Russia, but shipments were
never completed.
Then Edwards was approach-
ed by the music division of the
Library of Congress, the Ameri-
can Musicological Society and
other national music groups, to
republish those works..
Edwards had published a 167-
volume Library of Congress cata-
logue, but had put out no music
except Alfred Einstein's Mozart
index and the Fitzwilliam Vir-
ginal Book.
Photolithoprinting consists of
photographing each page of the
original and then using a litho-
graphic method for making the
new plates.
BY REMOVING the plate dirt
from each page before making the
photostat negatives, the new copies
are cleaner and sharper than the
originals.
Edwards also used specially
prepared paper which can stand
the test of time better than
other kinds. He says that the
deterioration of ordinary paper
is caused by slight alkalinity or
acidity of the paper itself and
that his paper is neutral.
In order to get the best-pre-
served copies, Edwards borrowed
original Bach volumes from four
libraries, among them the Univer-
sity's music library.
The reproduction sets are of-
fered to subscribers. After that,
the remaining copies are sold
"over the counter." Brahms will
probably sell for $160.
Most of the copies are bought
up by libraries and musicians in
this country. Dollar shortages lim-
it sales to other countries.

ChurchNews
Today's picnics and lectures end
the summer activities of the stu-
dent religious groups.
Canterbury Club will go on its
weekly picnic this evening. Guild
members will hear a talk by the
Rev. Ronald Preston, study secre-
tary of the British Student Chris-
tian Movement.
* * *
GUEST SPEAKERS at the final
meeting of Congregational-Dis-
ciples Guild will be three summer
school students who are mission-
ary candidates under the Disciples
church. Betty Burton, Daisy Ed-
gerton, and Joann Pennell.
They will speak on "A Candi-
date's View of the Christian
World Mission." Miss Burton
and Miss Edgerton plan to do
missionary work in China, and
Miss Pennell will go to the Bel-
gian Cogo as a medical mission-
ary.
Gamma Delta, the Lutheran
Student Club, will discuss plans
for the fall and evaluate its sum-
mer activities at its last supper-
program tonight.
* * *
HILLEL WILL hold its final
open house tonight from 7 to
10:30 p.m. Tonight's informal
farewell supper will mark the end
of the Lutheran Student Associa-
tion's summer program.
Roger Williams Guild mem-
bers will go on a picnic for their
final meeting tonight.
Students Evangelical Chapel will
hold its regular Sunday Social af-
ter services this evening.
Wesleyan Guild will meet at
the Willian Campbell Home on
Barton Rd. fbr their final summer
get-together. The Rev. Joseph
Dutton will give a devotional on
"Life's Completeness." Guild mem-
bers will hold a panel reviewing
the summer activities and discuss-
ing "Obligations of Inner
strength."

By DON SIGMAN
College Campuses Have Gone
Queen Crazy.
The University of Indiana
"sweated out" a tie in the finals
of the contest to pick the Summer
Prom Queen. Their decision: Vir-
'U' Choir To
Give Concert
Here= Today
The University's Summer Ses-
sion Choir will give a concert at
4:15 p.m. today in the Ballroom
of the League.
The Choir will be conduced by
Henry Veld, who is guest' profes-
sor here during the summer ses-
sion. He is director of the well-
known Augustana College Choir in
Rock Island, Ill.
, *
THE CHOIR will sing two ex-
cerpts from Bach motets, Kodaly's
"Hymn to King Stephen," and
works by Lassus, Glinka, Tsches-
nokoff, Willan and Cain.
Also included in the program
will be Beethoven "Quartet; No. 15,
Op. 132," played by a string en-
semble. Composed of four music
school students.
Doctors' Aids
BLOODYVEIN, Md. - Leeches
and bloodsuckers were a common
part of a doctor's equipment back
in the days when "bleeding" was
considered a method of curing
disease, according to medical his-
tory.
The insects were used to suck
the blood from ailing patients.

ginia Dare (same name as a brand
canned foods.)
The Ohio State Lantern wants
a beauty contest for veterans'
wives. They're also considering a
faculty beauty contest . . . and
why not a Summer queen?
The editor of the Lantern apol-
ogized to his readers for having
gone "completely queen crazy." He
explained if the contests increase
at the present rate, the Ohio State
female who hasn't been a queen at
some time or other will be the
celebrity.
University of Indiana chemists
just got a new ice making ma-
chine. They're using 300 pounds
of ice daily-Cold beer?
* * *
Ohio State coeds looking for
a MRS. degree have their own-
"Home Management House" spon-
sored by the School of Home Eco-
nomics to "provide practical ex-
perience for the girls."
When a traveling Shakespear-
ean company played Hamlet at
the University of Wisconsin, the
star appeared on the stage some-
wihat intoxicated. The Daily Card-
inal, headlined its review "HAM
Lit."
* * *
No comments on the Illini in-
structor who bawled out his stu-
dents for "hissing my mystery lec-
tures."
WUOM To Offer
Sunday Music
WUOM, the University's FM
radio station which broadcasts at
91.7 on the FM dial, is presenting
the following programs today:
A.M.
9:15-Hymns of Freedom.
9:45-The Organ Loft.
10:00-Chamber Music.

College Roundup

Summer...
(Continued from Page 1)
group" is limited to faculty mem-
bers and grad students.
July 30-The Daily launched a
series of articles on discrimina-
tion, results of a poll taken by the
University Survey Research Cen-
ter on discrimination in housing,
dates, eating, and general living.
July 31-Puccin's La Boheme
completed the speech depart-
ment's highly successful summer
run of plays from Broadway, sum-
mer barn theatres and amateur
groups.
Aug. 3--After a summer of be-
ing pounded, ripped, torn and gen-
erally degenerated, Hill Auditor-
ium was about to emerge an un-
recognizable landmark - on the
inside - with a cost of several
hundred reduced seats, the hall
had a complete new set of chairs
put in-with a tiny bit more pad-
ding and leg room. The walls and
ceilings were also gone over and
will be ready for full-time use in
the fall.
Aug. 4-Prof. Robert C. Angell,
of the sociology department, has
been given a position on the
UNESCO project on international
tensions in the fall.
Aug. 5 -- Students looked for-
ward to their last wveekend in Ann
Arbor for the summer but turned
reluctantly but thoughtfully to
exam week before closing their
books and taking off for parts
known only to themselves.
Aug. 6-Jet planes by the dozen
swooped low over the heads of
thousands of spectators at the
Aero Club's gigantic Air Fair at
Willow Run Airport.. Also includ-
ed were bombers, fighters and fa-
mous ships such as the 180-pas-
senger Constitution and the Tru-
culent Turtle, holder of the world's
record.
Aug. 7-The Daily folded its
copy pencils and like Arabs, stole
silently away from the cloistered
halls of the Student Publications
Building until September when it
would resume publication for the
fall semester.
TYPEWRITERS
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of all makes
Sold,
Bought,
Repaired,
Rented
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G. I. Requisitions Accepted
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Iake Good
"Live" music is being performed
at the University practically all
the time, all sorts of music for
all sorts of instruments, for all
sorts of people.
Besides the nationally known
soloists and orchestras who come
to Hill Auditorium, the music
school has a year-around schedule
of student and faculty recitals, as
well as many special programs.
* * *
A TOTAL of 138 concerts and
recitals were presented by the
School of Music during the year
from July 1, 1948 to June 30, 1949.
This number does not include
the Choral Union or the May
Festival.
Student recitals far outnumber
faculty recitals. Student recitals
are usually given as a require-
ment for the degree of bachelor
or master in music. Some musicol-
ogy and music education students
can give a recital in lieu of writ-
ing a thesis.
* * *
THE STUDENT can select his
program himself, but it must be
approved by faculty members be-
fore the public performance. Some
standard works are usually in-
cluded. Students generally want
to have their recitals as late as
possible, thus causing a heavy
accumulation of programs toward
the end of the term.
Most of the soloists are pianists,
singers or violinists, according to
Mrs. Dorothy W. Sparks, music
school recorder. Some instruments
are hai'dly ever heard in solo re-
citals.
This summer, for instance, the
first cello recital in many years

Listening
was given, and the tuba recital
was the first in the history of
the school.
One of the biggest problems,
according to Mrs. Sparks, is to
find available places for giving
concerts. The Rackham Assembly
Hall and Lecture Hall are often
used, but only by graduates and
faculty members.
* * *
THE LYDIA Mendelssohn Thea-
tre and the League Ballroom can
be used by undergraduates. Kel-
logg Auditorium has a more inti-
mate atmosphere, but Lydia Men-
delssohn Theatre is said to be a
favorite because of its stage.
Organ recitals are held in Hill
Auditorium.
Faculty recitals get more pub-
licity and draw bigger audiences
than student recitals. Publicity
for student recitals is often limited
to announcements in the D.O.B.
and the forwarding of a program
to the performer's home town by
the University News Service.
Student Honored
TLmas E. Rector, '50E, was
judged the outstanding individual
cadet at the Infantry ROTC sum-
mer camp which ended last week
at Camp Campbell, Ky.
In addition, the group from the
University was honored as the
outstanding group at the Inf an-
try camp, according to Col. Karl
E. Henion, professor military sci-
ence and tactics.
Judging was based on discipline,
attitude, conduct of training and
marksmanship.

LET THEM HAVE MUSIC:
Student Recitals Also

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DAILY OFFICIAL BULLETIN

SCome
CANOEING
Tonight
on the Huron River

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Wives' Club Bridge Night. Small
fee. Everybody welcome.
Tues., Aug. 9, 8 p.m.-Wives'
Club. United Airlines movies on
Yellowstone Park and Hawaii;
Open to the public. New Villagers
especially welcome.
Wed., Aug. 10, 8 p.m.--Registra-
tion for fall Cooperative Nursery.
Thurs., Aug. 11, 8 p.m.-Ceram-
ics. Last summer class.
Churches
The Lutheran Student Associa-
tion-Rev. Ronald Preston, Study
Secretary of the British Student
Christian Movement, will be the
guest speaker at the regular 9:10
a.m. Bible Class. The L. S. A.
supper and program will be held
at the Student Center, 1304 Hill
Street at 5:30 p.m. Choir Rehear-
sal at the Center at 5:00.
The Congregational - Disciples
Guild will meet for supper at 6:30
in the Congregational Church.
Three members of the Guild will
speak on "A Candidate's view of
the Christian World Mission."
Miss Betty Burton and Miss Daisy
Edgerton are preparing for China

while Miss Jo Ann Pennell plans
to go to the Belgian Congo.
Methodist students and their
friends are invited to the conclud-
ing Sunday program on the sum-
mer calendar of the Wesleyan
Guild. Cars will be leaving the
Student Lounge at the First Meth-
odist Church at 4:30 and 5:30 for
Barton Pond. Rev. Joseph Dut-
ton will lead devotionals, and a
student panel under the chair-
manship of Ollie Hook will pre-
sent "The Obligations of an Inner

Strength." Supper
ditional fellowship
the meeting.

Canterbury Club: 9 a.m. Holy
Communion, followed by Student
Breakfast at Canterbury, House.
5 p.m. picnic supper and swimming
followed by religious discussion led
by Dr. Ronald Preston of Great
Britain.
University Community Center,
Willow Village: 10:45 Interdenom-
inational church service and Sun-
day School.

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