Thursday, April 22, 2010

Song Soiree Celebrating English and American Poets

For those of you hoping to celebrate National Poetry Month, consider attending a recital.

Celebrating English and American Poets

Molly Watson, Soprano
Eugene Rohrer, Piano
Michael Laderman, Flute

Thursday, April 22, 2010
8:00 PM

The Richmond Room at Turtle Bay Music School

The Program

Songs by Shakespeare

Orpheus with his lute - R. Vaughn Williams
Henry VIII (III:1)

O mistress mine - Mrs. H.H.A. Beach
Twelfth Night (II:3) Op. 37, No. 1

Take, O take those lips away - Mrs. H.H.A. Beach
Measure for Measure (IV:1) Op. 37, No. 2

Where the bee sucks - Thomas A. Arne (arr. Vincent)
The Tempest (V:1)

Fancy - Francis Poulenc
Merchant of Venice (II:3)

Dirge - Dominick Argento
Twelfth Night (II:4)

Lo! here the gentle lark - Sir Henry R. Bishop
Venus and Adonis

Songs by John Duke

A Piper - Seumas O’Sullivan
I can’t be talkin’ of love - Esther Mathews
Loveliest of Trees - A. E. Housman
i carry your heart - e. e. cummings

Songs by Others

Boat Song - Harriet Ware
Montrose J. Moses

Velvet Shoes - Randall Thompson
Elinor Wylie

Birds Carrie - Jacobs-Bond
Moira O’Neill

Early in the Morning - Ned Rorem
Robert Hillyer

The Lemon-Colored Dodo - Irving Mopper

Bravura variations - Adolphe Adam (arr. Schmidt)

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