American Music, November 2, 2022


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

Together We Sing: America the Beautiful, pg 19


Poetry and Thoughts by Michelle D’Arcy


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


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


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


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