A MEMORIAL SERVICE WAS HELD ON SAT. MARCH 28TH, 2009 AT BATTELL CHAPEL, Yale University, at 3:00pm. All were cordially invited. Over 800 in attendance! DVD available through the Yale Glee Club office.

Service details: Tom Murray, University Organist, started the prelude 20 minutes before the 3 p.m. service began. There were performances by The Yale Glee Club, The Yale Alumni Chorus, The Whiffenpoofs of 2009, The SLOT's, and The University Glee Club of New Haven. A magnificent, and humbling, tribute.

Contributions in memory of Fenno may be sent to the
North Congregational Church P.O. Box 307 New Hartford CT 06057.

Condolences may be sent directly to the family (Carol, Sarah, Lucy, Peggy, Terry) at pogilvy@comcast.net

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~Carol, Sarah, Lucy, Peggy, and Terry Heath

Wednesday, December 3, 2008

Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square

The Centennial Whiffs sang at the JE Rededication dinner last night and the first piece was Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square.  It's one of the nicest pieces of Fenno arrangements - OK all you advocates of something else........I guess as an old-timer I remember those halcyon days in the '40s.  I even remember "Mary won't bill, Mary won't coo, Mary won't dig me what can I do......."  At any rate, there are so many songs that we sing that bring back old memories of "happy, golden, bygone days." 
Dave Schrieber has CDs of the 1945 Blues, and 1949 Spizzwinks(?) which showcased Fenno arrangements.  And, Bill Gard arrangements, too.  They were the Golden Years of Yale singing.  A renaissance after the Old Yale and The War.
Fenno was a great part of that, and it's wonderful to see those sounds coming back.
Ave atque vale!
We're goin'b '49
Spizzwink(?) '47-'48  what else?

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