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Carillon duet rings in anniversary

Nov. 12, 1999

By LAUREN JENKINS

Reporter

The School of Music's annual carillon recital will take place at 5 p.m. today. University carillonneur Herbert Colvin and former student Lynnette Geary, who serves as assistant to the dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, will perform duets for carillon. The carillonneurs will perform on the McLane Carillon at Pat Neff Hall.

This is the 11th anniversary of the bells in the tower of Pat Neff Hall. The bells are a gift from the Drayton McLane family and the McLane Company, Inc., of Temple. The McLane Carillon is one of 200 carillons in North America with a range of four or more octaves.

Colvin's arrangement of 'Doxology' will open the program, followed by Beverly Buchanan's arrangement of a harpsichord sonata written by Domenico Scarlatti. The carillonneurs will present William De Turk's setting of music by Ludwig van Beethoven and George Frideric Handel. They will play Beethoven's 'Pieces for a Musical Clock' and three selections from Handel's 'Clock Music.' The recital will close with Milford Myhre's arrangement of John Phillip Sousa's 'Stars and Stripes Forever.' The postlude for the performance will be Enid Eastland Markham's 'That Good Old Baylor Line.'

The recital is free and open to the public.