Voyageur Storytelling: Concert Repertoire 2004

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for 2004



Our 2004 Summer Concerts

North Winds

Tuesday Concert


In which we celebrate the winds (whatever their numbr),

the spirits, air, airs, and all related puffery.


Invocation: To Hold by a Tale ... A.J.M. Smith


Theodore Frederic Molt ... Voyageur with Beethoven

Crow Goes Hunting ... Ted Hughes

Whip-Poor-Will ... Voyageur

The Season of Eden ... Tom Wayman

Tumbledown ... Voyageur

The Man on the Flying Trapeze ... George Leybourne


Intermission


"Q", a Psychic Pstory of the Psupernatural

... Stephen Leacock

Dona, Dona, Dona ... A. Zeitlin & S. Secunda

The Wonder Fish ... Beethoven & Voyageur

Voices ... Walt Whitman

Sing a Good Song ... Verdi & Voyageur

Orchid Chanty ... Traditional & Voyageur


Wet & Wildness

Wednesday Concert


Invocation: Inversnaid ... G.M. Hopkins


In the Bath ... Flanders & Swann

How Voyaging Was Discovered ... Voyageur

Loomings ... Herman Melville

The Song My Paddle Sings

... E. Pauline Johnson Tekahionwake

Salute the Route ... Sullivan & Voyageur

The Well at the World's End ... Voyageur from Traditional

Out of the Rolling Ocean ... Walt Whitman

A la Claire Fontaine ... Traditional


Intermission


The Cat Who Walked by Himself ... Voyageur

The Wonder Fish ... Beethoven & Voyageur

Triad (Voyaging in Perspective):

. The Road Not Taken ... Robert Frost

. By the Waters of Babylon

... Benedetto Marchello arr. H.C. Adler

. The Voyageur ... Philip Child

Sing a Good Song ... Verdi & Voyageur

Orchid Chanty ... Traditional Chanty & Voyageur


Pioneers! O Pioneers!

Thursday Concert


For settling, sowing, reaping and thanksgiving,

celebrating dreaming, building, mending, stepping out ...


Invocation: Your Country ... Gatien Lapointe tr. John Glassco


Prelude (from Pioneers! O Pioneers!) ... Walt Whitman

Wood-Stone Memoir ... Matilda Wood Stone with

Al Purdy, T. Osborne, H. Wilder

A Kholutsl (The Pioneer) ... M. Gelbart & Voyageur

The Ballad of Angus Ogilvie, Pioneer of Puslinch

... Voyageur

The Two Brothers ... Traditional Jewish

When I First Came To This Land ... Oscar Brand


Intermission


A Harvest Yet to Reap ... Prairie Voices arr. by Voyageur

The Promise of Living ... A. Copland & E. Johns

Mending Wall ... Robert Frost

How To Build a Fence ... Bob Snider

Triad (Perspectives on Pioneering):

. Great-Aunt Rebeccca ... Elizabeth Brewster

. Pioneer ... Dorothy Livesay

. Quiet ... Marjorie Pickthall

Sing a Good Song ... Verdi & Voyageur

Orchid Chanty ... Voyageur & Traditional


Shalom Aleichem

Friday Sabbath Concert


Invocation: Sabbath Blessings


Shalom Aleichem ... I. Goldfarb, arr. G. Aldema

The Valley of Dry Bones ... Ezekiel

Mayim, Mayim ... T. Amiran arr. Valerie Shields

The Rabbi Laughed Thrice ... Voyageur, from Meyer Levin

Nigun Talmudei Besht ... Traditiona, arr. Ben Steinberg

How Fire Came ... Voyageur

Bulbes! ... Traditional, tr. Voyageur


Intermission


The Fire in the Forest ... Traditional

Crow's Elephant Totem Song ... Ted Hughes

The Dying Rabbi ... Author Unknown

The Wonder Fish ... Beethoven & Voyageur

The Dream of the Treasure ... Traditional

Cuando el Rey Nimrod ... Traditional Ladino

Three Sabbath Images ... A.M. Klein

Eli, Eli ... Hannah Senesh & David Zahavi


Fire Flies

Saturday Concert


Invocation: Who Needs Nightingales? ... Voyageur


A Wand'ring Minstrel ... Gilbert & Sullivan

Goodbye and Good Luck ... Grace Paley

The Lay of the Lovesick Beagle ... Wagner & Voyageur

Artists' Wives ... Morris Bishop

The Operatic Grizzly Bear ... Sullivan & Voyageur


Intermission


The Wonder Fish ... Beethoven & Voyageur

Cinderella of the Snows ... Voyageur

Bear Goes to Bat ... Donizetti & Voyageur

The Firefly's Advice to the Artist ... Mozart & Voyageur

Spotted Hawk ... Walt Whitman

Sing a Good Song ... Verdi & Voyageur

Orchid Chanty ... Voyageur & Traditional


Homage to Neyaashiinigmiing

Sunday Evening Bruce Peninsula Concert


Invocation: Cyclops ... Margaret Atwood


Vignettes of Neyaashiinigmiig ... Voyageur

The Colour of Birds ... Voyageur from Traditional

The Wonder Fish ... Beethoven & Voyageur

How to Talk Bear ... Voyageur

The Wife's Story ... Ursula LeGuin

Massasauga Music ... Voyageur


Intermission


Enoch Lightning and the Alvar ... Voyageur & Puccini

My Dog Crab ... William Shakespeare

Fifteen Winds ... Tom Wayman

Great-Aunt Rebecca ... Elizabeth Brewster

Who Needs Nightingales? ... Voyageur

Sing a Good Song ... Verdi & Voyageur

Orchid Chanty ... Voyageur & Traditional


Patches Red and Gold

Fall Concert

In which we celebrate the Great Rondure,

the Orbiting Seasons, Circles, Cycles, Rounds,

Rotations and Revolutions of all kinds.


Invocation: For Every Season ... Qoheleth (Ecclesiastes)


The Country North of Belleville ... Al Purdy

By the Waters of Babylon ... Benedetto Marcello (H.C. Adler)

All There Is of Interest to Tell ... Matilda Wood Stone

My Will ... Hiram Jonas Wilder

When I First Came To This Land ... Oscar Brand

The Road Not Taken ... Robert Frost

Canadian Canon (T.F. Molt) ... Beethoven & Voyageur

The Voyageur ... Philip Child

The Promise of Living ... Aaron Copland


Intermission


How Fire Came ... Voyageur

The Two Brothers ... Traditional Jewish

Simple Gifts ... Traditional Shaker

The Wonder Fish ... Beethoven & Voyageur

To Hold by the Tale ... Marjorie Pickthall

Sing a Good Song ... Verdi & Voyageur

Orchid Chanty ... Voyageur & Traditional


Northern Light

Christmas Concert


Invocation: Willful Homing ... Robert Frost


Shalom Aleichem ... Traditional, arr. Gil Aldema

The Frozen Logger ... Traditional

How To Talk Bear ... Voyageur

Bulbes! Potatoes! ... Traditional tr. Voyageur

Shlemiel Almost Spoils Chanukah ... Traditional

Miss Hooligan's Christmas Cake ... unknown

Cinderella of the Snows ... Voyageur


Intermission


The Cat Who Walked By Himself ... Rudyard Kipling

Christmas on Wildwood Road ... Morris Bishop

Christmas Song ... Tom Lehrer

Bear Goes to Bat ... Voyageur

Stopping by Woods ... Robert Frost

Children Go Where I Send Thee ... Traditional

Northern Light

Second Edition

Sauble Falls Bed and Breakfast

January 17, 2004

Invocation: Willful Homing ... Robert Frost


Shalom Aleichem ... Traditional, arr. Gil Aldema

Loomings ... Herman Melville

The Frozen Logger ... Traditional

The Cat Who Walked By Himself ... Rudyard Kipling

Three Courses of Love

. Cupid's Despair ... Morris Bishop

. Mixed Bathing ... Terry Thomas

. The Darlin' Baby ... Arthur Whiteside

The Colour of Birds ... Voyageur from Traditional

The Dickybird and the Owl ... Sullivan & Margaret Sinclair

Intermission


The Tailor's Tale ... Traditional

Peter Kagan and the Wind ... Gordon Bok

Bulbes! Potatoes! ... Traditional tr. Voyageur

Cinderella of the Snows ... Voyageur

Bear Goes to Bat ... Voyageur

Stopping by Woods ... Robert Frost

Bruce Peninsula Chanty ... Voyageur, Traditional Melody


Image: Arthur Heming


Links to Concerts from Other Years

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