Saturday, March 9, 2013

MELODEON - American GEMS Sunday, April 7th, 2013 at 4 Church of the Epiphany, 74th and York, NYC

Tickets at the door and online at:
Three Pieces for the 1889 Mason and Hamlin Liszt Organ Arthur Bird
            March of the Ethiopians

Gitanjali, 1914 music by John Alden Carpenter, poetry by Ranbindranath Tagore
            The Day is No More
            When I bring to you colour’d toys
            On the day when death will knock at thy door
            The sleep that flits on Baby’s Eyes
            I am like a Remnant of a Cloud of Autumn
            On the Seashore of Endless Worlds
            Light, My Light
Three Songs by Will Marion Cook 1912
            Exhortation, a Negro Sermon
            Rain Song
            Swing Along!
Three Spiritual Songs:
            Here’s One – William Grant Still
            Golden Jerusalem – Horatio Parker
            General William Booth Enters Into Heaven – Charles Ives

Absent Friends by Arthur Corri-Clifton (1784-1832)

Marti Newland, soprano
Stephen Oosting, tenor
George Spitzer, baritone
Artis Wodehouse, Liszt Organ and piano

[William Grant Still (1895-1978) is profiled at, which features a comprehensive Works List by Prof. Dominique-René de Lerma, Recordings, sheet music and books of William Grant Still are available at, which is operated by the composer's daughter Judith Anne Still]

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