Fall, 2002: She, He, and They: A concert of musical relationships

Songs throughout the ages celebrating and debating the marriage of opposites

Temple Beth El

Saturday, December 7, 2002

8 p.m.

$12 or $8 seniors/students

Tickets are available at Streetlight Records, Santa Cruz, or at the door.


Funny, passionate, angry, and loving songs from Renaissance to modern. Monteverdi, Caimo, Brahms, Nicholas Maw, Lou Harrison. [View the full program in PDF format.]

Part 1: He and She

I. She was a visitor (1967) Robert Ashley (b. 1930)

II. Songs by Johannes Brahms (1833-96)

Der bucklichte Fiedler
Der Falke

III. Renaissance portraits

Cantate Ninfe, Luca Marenzio (1553 or 54-1599)
Ung pouvre aymant, Gabriel Coste (fl. 1538-43)
Good Morrow, Fair Ladies of the May, Thomas Morley (1557 or 58-1602)
Il est bel et bon, Pierre Passereau (fl. 1509-47)
Say Love, John Dowland (1563-1626)

IV. Works by Claudio Monteverdi (1567-1643)

Svogava con le stelle
Hor che'l ciel

Part 2: They

V. Dying for you: Songs (in questionable taste) from the 16th century

Lucilla, io vo morire, Orazio Vecchi (1550-1605)
Tirsi morir volea, Gioseppe Caimo (ca.1545-1584)
Gaultier rancontra Janeton, Jean Guyon (1592-1663)
Dialogo for 8 voices, Caimo

VI. Three Songs (1985) Lou Harrison (b. 1917)

No. 1: David's Lament for Jonathan (Samuel II, 1:26)
No. 3: When I heard at the close of day

VII. Songs by Johannes Brahms (1833-96)

Es geht ein Wehen
All meine Herzgedanken

VIII. Songs from our time

Jig, Nicholas Maw (b. 1935)
The Coolin (the fair-haired one; James Stephens), Samuel Barber (1910-1981)
Haj, ifjuság! (O Youth), György Ligeti (b. 1923)

Ariose Personnel

Leta Miller, director

Jaeleen Bennis
Joshua Bongers
Kathy Caton
Jas Cluff
Rosella Crawford-Bathurst
Svetlana Kagan
Dan Landry
Joan Lowden
Harry Mack
Michael McGushin
Alan Miller
Patrick North
Meri Pezzoni
Ruth Schmitz
Maria Stolz
Michael Vojvoda
Susana Wessling

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