Voyageur Storytelling: Concert Repertoire 2005

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our Repertoire and Concerts

for 2005



Our 2005 Summer Concerts

Wind Blows

Tuesday Concert


In which we celebrate the actions of

winds (whatever their number) and their cousins

the spirits, air, airs and all related puffery.


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


The Tale of Theodore Frederic Molt

... Voyageur (with Beethoven)

The Essential Question ... First Kings

Voices ... Walt Whitman

Whip-Poor-Will ... Voyageur

Crow Goes Hunting ... Ted Hughes

The Man on the Flying Trapeze ... George Leybourne


Intermission


How To Talk Bear ... Voyageur

Dona, Dona, Dona ... Aaron Zeitlin & Shalom Secunda

Tumbledown ... Voyageur

The Wonder Fish ... Beethoven & Voyageur

Triad:

. The Season of Eden ... Tom Wayman

. Quiet ... Marjorie Pickthall

. Before the Wind ... A.M. Klein

Sing a Good Song ... Verdi & Voyageur

Orchid Chanty ... Voyageur & Traditional

Image: First Ferndale Wind Turbine, courtesy Sky Generation Inc.


Water Flows

Wednesday Concert


Invocation: Inversnaid ... G.M. Hopkins


Loomings ... Herman Melville

By the Waters of Babylon

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

How Voyaging Was Discovered ... Voyageur

Salute the Route ... Sullivan & Voyageur

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

In the Bath ... Flanders & Swann


Intermission


How To Talk Bear ... Voyageur

The Song My Paddle Sings

... E. Pauline Johnson Tekahionwake

The Wonder Fish ... Beethoven & Voyageur

Triad:

. Out of the Rolling Ocean ... Walt Whitman

. The Road Not Taken ... Robert Frost

. The Voyageur ... Philip Child

Sing a Good Song ... Verdi & Voyageur

Orchid Chanty ... Traditional Chanty & Voyageur

Image: artist unknown


Earth Swells

Thursday Concert


For settling, sowing, reaping and thanksgiving,

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


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


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


Enoch Lighting and the Alvar ... Voyageur

How To Build a Fence ... Bob Snider

The Wonder Fish ... Beethoven & Voyageur

Triad:

. Great-Aunt Rebeccca ... Elizabeth Brewster

. Mending Wall ... Robert Frost

. Quiet ... Marjorie Pickthall

Sing a Good Song ... Verdi & Voyageur

Orchid Chanty ... Voyageur & Traditional

Image: Jean Routier


We Light Sabbath Candles

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

Crow's Elephant Totem Song ... Ted Hughes

Bulbes! ... Traditional, tr. Voyageur


Intermission


How Fire Came ... Voyageur

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

Image: artist unknown


We Stoke the Fires

Saturday Concert


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


Theodore Frederic Molt ... Beethoven & Voyageur

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


Bear Goes to Bat ... Donizetti & Voyageur

The Wonder Fish ... Beethoven & Voyageur

Cinderella of the Snows ... Voyageur

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

Triad:

. To the Avant-Guardian Angel ... F.R. Scott

. The Road Not Taken ... Robert Frost

. Spotted Hawk ... Walt Whitman

Sing a Good Song ... Verdi & Voyageur

Orchid Chanty ... Voyageur & Traditional

Image: artist unknown


We Celebrate Here and Now

Sunday Evening Bruce Peninsula Concert


To being in the place in the moment,

where and when it all comes together,

remembering how it got there ...


Invocation: Neyaashiinigmiing ... Voyageur


Home on the Bruce ... Voyageur

How Fire Came ... Voyageur

The Promise of Living ... Aaron Copland & Erik Johns

Echoes of Esma ... Esma Rouse

The Rattleshake ... Schubert & Voyageur


Intermission


Enoch Lightning and the Alvar ... Voyageur & Puccini

The Wonder Fish ... Beethoven & Voyageur

Who Needs Nightingales? ... Voyageur

Sing a Good Song ... Verdi & Voyageur

Orchid Chanty ... Voyageur & Traditional

Image: Voyageur


Falling Without Gravity

Fall Concert


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


Theodore Frederic Molt ... Beethoven & Voyageur

Home on the Bruce ... Voyageur

Echoes of Esma ... Esma Rouse

Salute the Route ... Sullivan & Voyageur

The Rattlesnake ... Schubert & Voyageur


Intermission


How Fire Came ... Voyageur

Tumble Down ... Voyageur

The Wonder Fish ... Voyageur

Triad:

. Who Needs Nightingales? ... Voyageur

. Quiet ... Marjorie Pickthall

. Neyaashiinigmiing ... Voyageur

Sing a Good Song ... Verdi & Voyageur

Orchid Chanty ... Voyageur & Traditional



Other Concerts

Hepworth School Concert

March 8, 2005

Beaver Beetle Boogie ... Voyageur

How Voyaging Was Discovered ... Voyageur

C'est l'aviron ... Traditional Canoe Song

How To Talk Bear ... Voyageur

Hippo Song ... Flanders and Swann

Tumble Down ... Voyageur

The Tale of Theodor Frederick Molt ... Voyageur

The Operatic Grizzly Bear ... Sullivan and Margaret Sinclair

Coat Tale ... Voyageur Version

Snow Shovelling Chanty ... Traditional & Voyageur

Home on the Bruce ... Traditional & Voyageur



Links to Concerts from Other Years

(This page is 2005. If that's the year you want, you're already there.)



Voyageur Storytelling, December 2012

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