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Pianoforte Lecture

Nashville Globe
1 Mar 1907

Recital at Blind School by Miss Elizabeth S. Wells – The visitors, teachers and students of the Tennessee School for the Blind were highly entertained by a pianoforte lecture-recital given by Miss Elizabeth S. Wells in the chapel of that Institution last Wednesday afternoon at five o’clock. Miss Wells, who is so successfully teaching vocal and instrumental music at the school, is student of Fisk University. She possesses the characteristics of the Fisk musicians in that she delivers her numbers with skill and precision. She carefully explained each number of her program, making it even more interesting to the students as well as the . Misses Grass and Hukill, of Fisk, were present.

The programs were written upon cards the corners of which were draped with royal gold and blue and read as follows:

Polish Dance – Op. 3, No. 1……X. Scharwonka
Octave Study….A. Kullak
Nocturne in F-sharp, Op. 15, No. 2….. F. Chopin
Sonato No. 11… J. Hayden

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