Voyageur Storytelling: Concert Repertoire 2007

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we tell you about

our Repertoire and Concerts

for 2007



Our 2007 Summer Concerts

Spring Concert

Blooming Animations


Creation Song, the First Day ... Voyageur

Flowers and Flame ... Catherine Parr Traill

Flowers that Bloom in the Spring ... Gilbert & Sullivan

Echoes of Eden ... S.T. Coleridge & Voyageur

Lucky the Labrador ... G. Donizetti & Voyageur


Intermission


How Fire Came ... Voyageur & Shakespeare

The Abduction from the Cooking Pot, or Three Little Pigs, the Opera ... Mozart & Voyageur

The Apple and the Star ... Tradtional

The Wonder Fish ... Beethoven & Voyageur

Mending Wall ... Robert Frost

Sing a Good Song ... Verdi & Voyageur

Home on the Bruce ... Traditional & Voyageur


July Concert

Domestic Animations


Creation Song, the First Day ... Voyageur

I Just Love Dogs ... Ethel Wilson

The Dog Song ... Kim Bishop (arr. Voyageur)

The Scotty Who Knew Too Much ... James Thurber

Lucky the Labrador ... G. Donizetti & Voyageur


Intermission


The Horses of the Generals ... Voyageur

The Abduction from the Cooking Pot, or Three Little Pigs, the Opera ... Mozart & Voyageur

Lost and Found ... Voyageur

The Wonder Fish ... Beethoven & Voyageur

Beastly Perspectives ... Hilaire Belloc & Others

Sing a Good Song ... Verdi & Voyageur

Home on the Bruce ... Traditional & Voyageur


August Concert

Wild Animations


Creation Song, the First Day ... Voyageur

Whip-Poor-Will ... Voyageur

Fawn Attack ... Mozart & Voyageur

Crow ... Ted Hughes

The Dog Song ... Kim Bishop (arr. Voyageur)


Intermission


How To Talk Bear ... Voyageur

The Rattlesnake ... Schubert & Voyageur

Tumble Down ... Voyageur

Lucky the Labrador ... G. Donizetti & Voyageur

Spotted Hawk ... Walt Whitman

Sing a Good Song ... Verdi & Voyageur

Home on the Bruce ... Traditional & Voyageur


Fall Concert

Warm-Blooded Animations


Creation Song, the First Day ... Voyageur

Whip-Poor-Will ... Voyageur

Fawn Attack ... Mozart & Voyageur

The Raven ... Edgar Allan Poe

The Dog Song ... Kim Bishop (arr. Voyageur)


Intermission


How To Talk Bear ... Voyageur

The Rattlesnake ... Schubert & Voyageur

Tumble Down ... Voyageur

Lucky the Labrador ... G. Donizetti & Voyageur

Spotted Hawk ... Walt Whitman

Sing a Good Song ... Verdi & Voyageur

Home on the Bruce ... Traditional & Voyageur


Sabbath Concert

Sabbath Flaming

Performed during the meal


Shehcheyanu — blessing arranged by Ben Steinberg

Sabbath Blessings for lighting of candles, sweet wine and challah bread

Shalom Aleichem — Israel Goldfarb & Gil Aldema

Sabbath Prayer — from Fiddler on the Roof by Sheldon Harnick and Jerry Bock

Bread & Teeth — by Boris Bruser (a Canadian praire merchant)

Sahaki — our translation of a traditional song

Elijah the Guest — traditional story told by Leslie

The Age-Old Question — Yiddish song sung translated by Paul

Bulbes! (Potatoes!) — Yiddish song sung by Leslie with simultaneous translation by Paul (this song is a classic of the Voyageur Jewish repertoire)

The Nigun, or The Wooden Sword — traditional stories told by Leslie

Havenu Shalom Aleichem and Hava Nagila — traditional songs sung and danced by everyone

Wandering Jews — anecdotes of Canadian Jewry, told by Paul

Grace after Eating

Nigun Talmudei Besht — arranged by Ben Steinberg

Prayer — by A.M. Klein

Eli, Eli — by Hannah Senesh & David Zahavi


Two Special Concerts


Links to Concerts from Other Years

(This page is 2007. If that's the year you want, you're already there.)



Voyageur Storytelling, December 2012

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