Concert program for the final concert of the Civic Music Club of Portland's 1924-1925 season, featuring Germaine Schnitzer, Parisian-born internationally famous pianist. She was assisted by Elizabeth Levy, violin, Mark Daniels, baritone and Mitylene Fraker Stites, contralto. The concert opened with Elizabeth Levy, accompanied by Mr. J. Hutchinson, playing a violin concerto by A. Vivaldi-T. Nachez. Mark Daniels followed, accompanied by Ruby Lloyd Brown, singing three songs. Mitylene Fraker Stites then sang three songs, accompanied by Helen Barlow Maris. Germaine Schnitzer performed for the remainder of the concert, playing works by Mendelssohn, Schubert, Schumann, Chopin, Weber, Victor Stoub and Liszt. Two of the works, a Chopin Etude and "Sous Bois" by Victor Stoub, were repeated by an Ampico piano after Ms. Schnitzer performed them. The Ampico piano was a reproducing piano which which was developed and became popular in the early part of the twentieth century, prior to World War II. Germaine Schnitzer was one pianist who, along with other notables such as Sergei Rachmaninoff, recorded for Ampico. Various piano concerts, of which this was one example, would include a live performance followed by an Ampico recorded rendition of the same work.
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Civic Music Club of Portland Souvenir Program Final Concert—Season 1924-1925 Germaine Schnitzer Internationally Famous Pianist LINCOLN AUDITORIUM APRIL 7, 1925 8:00 P. M. The Mason & Hamlin Piano Makes no claim of superiority that cannot be established by comparison with other pianos. The AMPICO (re-enacting mechanism) makes no claim of superiority that cannot be established by comparison with other instruments. NOW you may have both the MASON & HAMLIN and the AMPICO together in one incomparable re-enacting piano. Wiley B. Allen Co. The Home of the "AMPICO" Tuning 148 Fifth Street Repairing CIVIC MUSIC CLUB OF PORTLAND, ORE. Ernest Crosby President KATHERINE L. JOHNSON 1st Vice-President MRS. B. B. BANNING 2nd Vice-President MRS. JUANITA JUDGE Secretary WILLIAM F. ROBERTSON Financial Secretary J. Ross FARGO Treasurer TRUSTEES REATHA FOWLER MILLER WALTER BACON RUTH AGNEW ADVISORY BOARD MRS. W. A. T. BUSHONG MITYLENE FRAKER STITES MRS. JOHN HALL MRS. FRANK M. TAYLOR MRS. E. C. PEETS MRS. WARREN E. THOMAS MR. RALPH HOYT BUSINESS MANAGER FREDERIC SHIPMAN (Portland Hotel) RADIO PROGRAM COMMITTEE MRS. MILES DELWIN WARREN Chairman STUDENTS "TRIANGLE" RECITALS MISS RUTH AGNEW Chairman MEMBERSHIP COMMITTEE MRS. WILLIAM BREAGER Chairman PUBLICITY COMMITTEE MRS. RUSSEL KIMBERLY Chairman SOCIAL COMMITTEE KATE DELL MARDIN MRS. B. B. BANNING RUTH AGNEW Henry F. Miller Bradbury Pease Hazelton Piano Players Grands The Upstairs Piano Store COLLINS & IRWIN SECOND FLOOR UNGER BLDG. YOU PAY LESS UPSTAIRS Program GERMAINE SCHNITZER PIANIST assisted by ELIZABETH LEVY Violin MARK DANIELS Baritone MITYLENE FRAKER STITES Contralto ELIZABETH LEVY Violin Accompanist—Mr. J. Hutchinson. Concerto Vavaldi—Nachez (a) Allegro. (b) Largo. (c) Presto. MARK DANIELS Baritone Accompanist—Ruby Lloyd Brown (a) Le Cor Flegier (b) Trade Winds Keel (c) Harlequin Sanderson MITYLENE FRAKER STITES Contralto Accompanist.—Helen Barlow Maris. (a) Romance de Pauline Tschaikowsky from (La Dame de Pique) (b) Oh! Mournful Lips Sibella (c) A Rondel of Spring Bibb Kate Dell Marden Pianist Normal Teacher of Improved Music Study The Dunning System Announces a Summer Training Class for Teachers Beginning June 22. Children's Classes Now Forming. The Kate Dell Marden Dunning School 61 North 16th St., Cor. Davis Broadway 3926 Program GERMAINE SCHNITZER PIANIST 1. (a) Prelude Mendelssohn (b) "Wanderer" Fantaisie Schubert 2. (a) Minuet Schubert (b) Piece Characterisque Mendelssohn (c) Bird as Prophet Shumann (d) Etude Chopin (e) Etude Chopin This selection repeated by the Ampico. (f) Perpetuum—Mobile Weber 3. (a) Sous Bois Victor Stoub This selection repeated by the Ampico. (b; Venezie e Napoli Liszt Chickering Ampico Piano furnished through courtesy of Q. F. Johnson Piano Co. JAZZ Bands, Forming, Teachers, Players Wanted. Private lessons, Beginners, Amateurs $2 Down, $1 Weekly Total $10. JAZZ PARKER Hours 2 to 7 Phone MAin 3985 Second Floor, 151 Fourth St. The Webber Academy of Music (Established 1895) VIOLIN, PIANO, MANDOLIN, GUITAR and BANJO INSTRUCTION Fundamental training is of the utmost importance—Special attention is given to ensemble playing and to the practical side of a musical education. High School Credits Given HAL A. WEBBER 151 Fourth Street Phone Main 5080 Irvington Studio, 610 Weidler Street Phone East 6926 Compliments of Damascus Lunch Compliments of Remick Song & Gift Shop 324 Washington Street Phone Broadway 7269 Everything in Music and Records Brunswick Radiala No. 100 Combining the world-noted Brunswick phonograph with the Radiola Regenoflex — a four-tube dry-battery operated non-radiating regenerative receiver. BRUNSWICK RADIOLAS Visit Our Radio Department and Look at the BRUNSWICK Buescher Band Instruments Sheet Music Victor—RECORDS—Brunswick ZENITH LONG DISTANCE RADIO Seiberling-Lucas Music Co. Portland's Great Music Store Fourth and Morrison the Chickering "America's oldest and noblest Piano" The AMPICO The Ampico in the Chickering places at your command the art and skill of the world renowned pianists. The Ampico is perfect in performance. The Ampico library of records is most complete in classical, semi-classical, popular and dance music. The golden beauty of tone is the charm of the Chickering Piano. The tone is full, rich, resonant and particularly pleasing to the discriminating musician. Your Piano taken in payment toward the Ampico. G. F. JOHNSON PIANO CO. 410 Morrison Street, Near 10th RADIO—PHONOGRAPHS—SAXOPHONES
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April 7, 1925