Saturday, June 1, 2013

MELODEON: Soprano Marti Newland in Songs of Margaret Bonds and Hall Johnson Sunday, June 9, 2013 4 PM Church of the Epiphany, 74th and York, NYC

The Noon Recess - Winslow Homer


Marti Newland, soprano
Manami Ono, violin
George Spitzer, baritone
Artis Wodehouse, Mustel harmonium, piano, Schoenhut pianos

For the 1902 Mustel Art Harmonium
         19th Century American Synagogue music by Louis Lewandowski (1821-1894) and Jacob Sandler (1860-1931)
        The Immovable Do by Percy Grainger (1882-1961)

Songs by Ernst Bacon (1898-1990) for low voice and piano
         The Commonplace/Whitman
             Grand Is the Seen/Whitman
             How Still the Bells/Dickinson
             It’s Coming-the Postponeless Creature/Dickinson
             Brady/Ernst Bacon
Afro-American Spirituals arranged for soprano and piano

         Hall Johnson (1889-1970):
                      His Name So Sweet Hall Johnson
                      Let’s Have a Union
                      Take My Mother Home

         Margaret Bonds (1913-1972):
                  Lord, I Just Can’t Keep from Cryin’
                      Dem Bones
                      He’s Got the Whole World in His Hands

For vintage Schoenhut toy pianos
         Four Notes: a Cycle of Solfegic Pieces by Ernst Bacon

[2013 is the Birth Centennial of Margaret Allison Bonds, 
who is profiled at
which features a comprehensive 
Works List and a Bibliography 
by Prof. Dominique-René de Lerma, 

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