November 25, 1968
The N, C. Essay
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"All I can say is — admira
tion," Menuhin said after hearing
And the students returned the
feeling as they listened to the vio
linist talk about his life, his mus
ic and his school for young musi
cians in London.
"Music rounds out life "he
added,"and because thought, feeling,
and spirit—all can be expressed in
music, "The musician's life has more
than other people
Menuhin himself had suggested
the visit to Robert Ward, president
of the School, at a party after his
concert at Wake Forest University
Wednesday night. His sister,
Hepzibah, did not accompany him.
"I'm very excited and naturally precious few humans," he said.
I'm a little scared. It all hap
pened so fast," said Lucy Chapman,
before he arrived. She had learned
only ttiree hours before that she was
to play for him.
When he was seated at her elbow
she laughed nervously and suggested
that he move to the back of the
stage so she could pretend he was
Menuhin offered to turn his
back and then reassured her, "VThen
I saw you tuning the violin, I knew
you could play.
Menuhin listened intently, his
head tilted to one side. When they
were finished, he said to them " I
was delighted with the feeling of it
—the attack, the sensitivity."
Then seated on the stage with
the students in a semicircle facing
him, the violinist began to talk of
his life and his music.
"Well, it means more and more—
as everything else means more and
more—as life means more and more,"
But Menuhin warned the students
that playing the violin can become
too private and the musician can
lose contact v/ith the world.
"I always felt very sorry for
violinists," he said. "When I saw
little children with violin cases, I
thought-my God, they’re in for a bad
When he was a child, his family
talked about humanity"But we knew
"loosened up" when he began playing
for soldiers during the war. And
the desire to reach out to other
human beings led to establishing his
The school now has 34.string
and piano players, ages 8 to 16
"He have quite a family feeling." he
said. "The only thing missing is a
The day begins wich singing,
reading from "an inspired text" and
a moment of silence. The children
often play for one another and
visiting artists play for them.
"The world flows through cur doors,"
TO ENESCO'S RUMANIAN RHAPSODY NO.
IN D MAJOR
I stand before the eyes of dawn
To weep for twenty summers gone.
They left me and the music fell.
Autumns, Winters, Spring as well
Menuhin answered. "But music remains ^ await the rising sun
that world which is closest...and is
a bridge to what everyone else
To greet the face of twenty one.
And bid farewell to all the rest.
To twenty years that were life's
I can but know how they were spent.
"But as you grow older, doesn't
music become more a spiritual exper
ience than sensual one?" another .
student asked. ‘
Menuhin explained, "It comes in
waves and the spiritual and sensual
experiences of music strengthen each
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To twenty years which pass away.
So I as with a Dying man
Await the moment hand in hand.
And see the past before our eyes
Once more before the glory dies.
Relive those years on fading breath
To see it pass from life to death
Now I await the rising sun
To greet the face of twenty one.
by David Wood
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Vittorio Giannini, who was the first
president of the School of the Arts.
The program Saturday night will
include the following compositions
for cello and piano:
Sonata no.3 -jj Johann Sebas
tian Bach, Sonata no. ] in E minor
by Johannes Brahms, Sonatina oy
Louis Mennini (dean of the school of
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Cast of characters includes:
Hrs. Hardcastle, Cynthis Darlow of
Hampton, Va.; Mr.Hardcastle, David
Wood of Raleigh; Kate Hardcastle,
Kathy Masterson of Alexandria, Va.;
Young Marlowe, Randall Rickman of
Raleigh; Tony Lumpkin, Gary Beach
of Alexandria, Virginia.;Constance
Neville, Jill Voight of Spring Lake
N.J.; George Hastings, Kurt Yagh-
jian of Pittsburgh, Pa.; Sir
Charles iJsrlow Chris Coan of
Winston-Salem; Pimple, Dixie Randall
of Durham; Diggory, Douglas
McCorkindale of Winston - Salem;
Landlord, Steve Bordner of Fort
Myers, Fla.; Tom Twist, Greg Wilson
of McLean, Va.; Little Aminadab and
Jeremy, Robert Leh of Madison; Jack
Slang, Jeff Haynes of Jamaica, N.Y.;
Dick Muggins, Ron Dortch of Golds
boro. All of the tavern characters
will double as Eardcastle servants.
All High School Juniors and I
Seniors who need transportation from i
the back of the Dormitory to thp >
College Board Examination on Dec. 7 I
are urged to make these arrangements
with Mr. Carlson's secretary, Mrs.
Vannoy in the High School Academic