Group Title: CARIFESTA Newspaper Clippings
Title: It was a fine show at the Cathedral
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 Material Information
Title: It was a fine show at the Cathedral
Series Title: CARIFESTA Newspaper Clippings
Physical Description: Book
Creator: Osman, Raschid
Publisher: Guyana Graphic
Publication Date: 9/15/1972
Subject: Carifesta (1st : 1972 : Guyana), Festivals - Caribbean Area
Caribbean   ( lcsh )
Spatial Coverage: South America -- Guyana -- Georgetown
Funding: Support for the development of the technical infrastructure and partner training provided by the United States Department of Education TICFIA program.
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Bibliographic ID: CA00199852
Volume ID: VID00001
Source Institution: Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat
Holding Location: Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat
Rights Management: All rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier: CARIFESTA I 1972

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CAIURFESTA took its cele-
bratiaos to the Oathedral of
the Immnnaculate Conoeption
on Briokdalm on Wednesday
night with a farewell per-
formance. by international.
ly acclaimed organist Ian
Hall and with soprano Eve.
lyn John, the Brickdaia
Cathed-al Choir. She t.
George's Choir, entertainer
Frank Holder and the
Chorale de Franco8 o;
Martinique also on the card
lan Hall as on time for
the concert their being no
huffing aot' of the hour
by the organ rs. He did
not adhere toty to hs pro-
gramme, as most musicians
are wont to do, and be grac-
tously put in an additional
Bach composition in answer
to a personal request.
Even before he sat at the
Instrument for his introduc-
tory Guyana Fanuar., the
Guyanese musician managed
an instant rapport with his
audience by way of a wel-
come which indicated his
gowing bowranslhip. Then
hC assaulted the keyboard
w:th the anfare be had com-
posed just a lew h be,
fore aid as$ 1 straws of
the wieaVaa National AItx
rolled finm tC Aorsa n
ka Biestie ceo terloat tf%
lifted hteU fom hiW "at
n s Vobetween nel

and Mli Mar l d
offd floaudiences
.wipihly and hen of the
gotto .cee an "Ah" when
"tei orgai told his techy
had ique asoaig aditit owna
"Dear Lnd of uyana."
and Ali aria, ed
"wkic to +be halbnairtkl of M4
"today" oirloiifc, hl tecbi
nique aoitn* 646=Iltfrt


It was a fine show

at the Cathedral


Raschid Osman
poliah wl heor i mged the
sootbptg aann vIemeanit
by Walo na .,-,-
sion whico mae twnd intnse-
ly aware o0 the vale
cathedral and its ineffable
ser itY.
.yi jdohn with. two
spirtuLs, "et ts Break
Bread Together" and wingig
Low Sweet Ohaxiot" and,
with lan Hall's Lord's
Prayer fno!T his "Bloains-
bury Mass", ws pleasanir

Cabaret inpger Wrapik
Holde. gag the Lord's prayer
to the setting by Malotte. This
rainiggient was hardly
w ritte~ r organ, the arpeg-
gios wiiid guide the singer
being more suited to the
more acute airtijiiation of the
piano. Aid Frank Hoader wa-
not top at home here. But
then he sat at his drums and
belted 9ut his own arTge
ment QfJerope eKern's Id
Man "6 er" (the programmne
inaavetafitl*y referred to this
tune as a Gerihwin's conposi-
tion) the dr1t*s and iolider's
1barlofS r dafting a pflthy dia-
logue dwar i telt a ie ex
dtement to tWe decades old
Broadwoav melody.

popular with the Oatholte
onmmuity in Guyana. Con-
tinued applause forced Ithe;
Main ue aBgers to offer
eos of these two Pi;t*e,
"Sing Out My Soul" and
"Hear, 0 Lord". The Chorae
was respleannt in white
gowns end tunicr e*iason.
ed with motifs eym9bolstlag
sound and voice and light
.abd crated by that iaeod'a
leading artist Charles Latiaindy.
The Brickdamen Oactbedl
ChoL's vendltitm of "I Will
Magnify Thee 0 God". co-
wisU f"ei aiti.iaete
while the St. George'b CSI
Q r,W conducted by B4
Hbai m V0l6M hadw

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