Voyageur Storytelling: Concert Repertoire 2006

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our Repertoire and Concerts

for 2006



Our 2006 Summer Concerts


Since 2006 was the 250th Anniversary of Mozart's Birth

we featured him this Season —

Remembering also the wild experience of

The Athabasca Fur-Trading Adventure of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

a new Canadian Opera, a pastiche of music from Mozart's early operas,

produced in Edmonton by Paul in 1991,

the 200th Anniversary of Mozart's death.


Sabbath Flaming


This concert was performed between courses during the meal


Lighting of the Sabbath Candles and Blessings


Shehecheyanu ... Ben Steinberg

The Age-Old Question ... Traditional with Voyageur lyrics

Bulbes! ... Traditional with Voyageur lyrics

Why the Baal Shem Tov Laughed Three Times

... Traditional

The Dying Rabbi

Havenu Shalom Aleichem

Hava Nagila

The Nigun

Eli, Eli

Nigun Talmudei Besht ... Ben Steinberg

Closing Meditations ... A.M. Klein

Oseh Shalom ... Ben Steinberg


This concert was presented on Sunday Evenings

at the Wallnut Gallery


Flowering Moz-Art


Invocation: Within My Garden ... Emily Dickinson


The Flowering of Mozart ... Voyageur

The Abduction from the Cooking Pot, or

Three Little Pigs: The Opera ... Mozart and Voyageur

I Think Continually ... Stephen Spender

Wild Flowers of Hope ... Cathering Parr Traill

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

Ain't Love Wonderful!

... Morris Bishop, Terry Thomas, J. Whiteside, e.e. cummings

The Best of All Possible Peninsulas ... Bernstein & Voyageur


Intermission


How To Talk Bear ... Voyageur

The Wonder Fish ... Beethoven & Voyageur

Coat Tale ... Traditional

Mending Wall ... Robert Frost

Great Aunt Rebecca ... Elizabeth Brewster

The Voyageur ... Philip Child

Peninsular Moz-Art ... Mozart & Voyageur

Home on the Bruce ... Tradiational (Voyageur)


Flirting Moz-Art


Invocation: Rose Kissed Me ... Austin Dobson


The Flirting of Mozart ... Voyageur

The Abduction from the Cooking Pot, or

Three Little Pigs: The Opera ... Mozart and Voyageur

I Think Continually ... Stephen Spender

Goodbye and Good Luck! ... Grace Paley

Tit for Tat ... Mozart and Voyageur

The Best of All Possible Peninsulas ... Bernstein & Voyageur


Intermission


Phyllis and her Lover ... Traditional

The Raven ... Edgar Allan Poe

The Wonder Fish ... Beethoven & Voyageur

Cinderella of the Snows ... Voyageur

Triad:

Out of the Rolling Ocean ... Walt Whitman

Wild Nights! ... Emily Dickinson

Anyone lived in a pretty how town ... e.e. cummings

Peninsular Moz-Art ... Mozart & Voyageur

Home on the Bruce ... Tradiational (Voyageur)


Flowing Moz-Art


Invocation: Inversnaid ... G.M. Hopkins


The Flowing of Mozart ... Voyageur

The Abduction from the Cooking Pot, or

Three Little Pigs: The Opera ... Mozart and Voyageur

I Think Continually ... Stephen Spender

The Well at the World's End ... Voyageur Version

The Black Fly Song ... Wade Hemsworth

The Best of All Possible Peninsulas ... Bernstein & Voyageur


Intermission


Voyageur Song ... Pastiche by Voyageur

The Voyageur ... Philip Child

Peninsular Moz-Art ... Mozart & Voyageur

Home on the Bruce ... Tradiational (Voyageur)


Flying Moz-Art


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


The Flying of Mozart ... Voyageur

The Abduction from the Cooking Pot, or

Three Little Pigs: The Opera ... Mozart and Voyageur

I Think Continually ... Stephen Spender

Whip-Poor-Will ... Voyageur

Telling Crow ... Ted Hughes

The Best of All Possible Peninsulas ... Bernstein & Voyageur


Intermission


Bear Goes to Bat ... Voyageur

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

Tumble Down ... Voyageur

The Man on the Flying Trapeze ... George Leybourne

Triad:

Spotted Hawk ... Walt Whitman

I Taste a Liquor Never Brewed ... Emily Dickinson

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

Peninsular Moz-Art ... Mozart & Voyageur

Home on the Bruce ... Tradiational (Voyageur)


Flaming Moz-Art


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


The Flaming of Mozart ... Voyageur

The Abduction from the Cooking Pot, or

Three Little Pigs: The Opera ... Mozart and Voyageur

I Think Continually ... Stephen Spender

Wild Flowers of Hope ... Cathering Parr Traill

The Country North of Belleville ... Al Purdy

The Best of All Possible Peninsulas ... Bernstein & Voyageur


Intermission


How Fire Came ... Voyageur (with Shakespeare)

Simple Gifts ... Traditional Shaker (arr. Aaron Copeland)

The Fire in the Forest ... Traditional

Campfire Moz-Art ... Mozart & Voyageur

Triad:

Spotted Hawk ... Walt Whitman

The Road Not Taken ... Robert Frost

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

Peninsular Moz-Art ... Mozart & Voyageur

Home on the Bruce ... Tradiational (Voyageur)


Performed at an Ottawa House Concert


On selected afternoons we hosted Tea Is For Telling matinees;

People could choose their stories from the Menu for the prices listed.


Links to Concerts from Other Years

(This page is 2006. If that's the year you want, you're already there.)



Voyageur Storytelling, December 2012

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