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The Cultural Arts in Our Town

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 23
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1991
Type Text
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Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
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Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
ID 324501
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6sq8xj8

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Title The Cultural Arts in Our Town
Description people to dance." X remember going to the night dance with Grandmother at one time. I liked to hear the music and I liked to watch them dance. I was just a child, and sometimes I went to sxeep on my grandmother s lap, but wel1 do I remember one tune, "Sympathy" and the couple dancing to it. They certain places in the music, it called for Dips, Sways, Turns and Whirls...so pretty! I hoped that when I grew up, I could dance like that. We've had other fine orchestras over time (some of the members being a famous saxophone trio), including Boyd Allred, Lynwood and Gayle Rasmussen, Clark Ivory, Victor Rasmussen, and others. Sometimes, different pianists performed, Ethelyn Allred, Geraldine Johnson, and Alverda Anderson LLewellyn. One of our famous coni posers ox music, and the talent he had playing the violin, was the late LeRoy Robertson. He was nationally known for his writings. We are proud of him. DRAMA: We had several drama groups in our city, fine hometown talent. Many plays were presented, both one-act and three~act dramas and comedies. We also had famous drama companies who brought their plays to our city for our play, Camille. These were all held in our Fountain Green Opera House, on Main Street. We lived near by, and our Bishop was my brother, so when plays were presented, much or the xurmture used on the stage came £rotn our two homes. There was an orchestra pit, just in front of the stage. The "old" Orchestra sat there, and between acts, entertained us, and sometimes, also, two English friends, Sarah 88
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Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 23
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-19
Date Modified 2005-02-19
ID 324487
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6sq8xj8/324487