American Music, November 2, 2022

PROGRAM

Program Leader:  Elise Ragland Song Leader:  Katharine Shields Accompanist:  Gena Tabery

Together We Sing: America the Beautiful, pg 19

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Poetry and Thoughts by Michelle D’Arcy

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Canzone for Flute and Piano by Samuel Barber (1910-1981)

Soliloquy for Flute and Piano by Jake Heggie (b.1961)

Performed by Sheryl Goodnight, flutist and Stephen Burnaman, guest pianist

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Après un rêve  by  Gabriel Fauré (1845-1924)

Oh, quand je dors by Franz Liszt ((1811-1886).

Performed by Katharine Shields, soprano, Gena Tabery, pianist

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Songs from American Musicals:

Stepsisters’ Lament, from Cinderella (1957) by Richard Rogers (1902-1979), Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II (1895-1960)

Lydia the Tattooed Lady, from At the Circus (1939) by Harold Arlen (1905-1986), Lyrics, Yip Harburg (1891-1981)

I Hate Men, from Kiss Me Kate (1948) by Cole Porter (1891-1964)

Won’t You Play a Simple Melody, from Watch Your Step (1914)  by                  Irving Berlin (1888-1989)

Performed by Suzy Gallagher and Sue Bilich, vocalists and Greta Guttman, pianist

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Module Five or Homage to Paul Desmond by Mike Cornick (b.1947)

The Stars and Stripes Forever by John Philip Sousa (1854-1932) , arranged by .Weekley and Arganbright

Performed by the 6 hands of Kathryn Govier, Marcia Edwards, and Felicity Coltman, pianists