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Songs of the Gilded Age


I. The 99%

   a)Work and War

       -The Opening Song

      -I Lived in a Town

      -Say au revoir but not goodbye

   b) Hope and Heartbreak

      -The World is Waiting on the Sunrise

      -After You’ve Gone


II. Privilege, the 1%

   a) White Privilege

      -The Band Played on

      -I’m Always Chasing Rainbows

   b) opera

      -La Fleur (Carmen)

      -Vesti La Giubba (Pagliacci)



III. The Empowered woman

      -Meet me in St. Louis

      -Let Woman Choose her Sphere


IV. The Reluctant Refugee

      -Kathleen Mavourneen (Irish)

      -Core n’grato (Italian)

      -Our Crimes of Hate


V. The Jim Crow Resistance (The indomitable spirit)

      -Deep River

      -This Little Light of Mine

      -Everytime I Feel the Spirit

Holiday Concert (Extended Edition)

I. Early Christmas Favorites

   O Come O Come Emmanuel (13th Century)

   Coventry Carol ((16th Century)

   The First Noel (17th Century)


II. French Carols

   O Holy Night

   Noel, Noel


III. German Carols

   O Christmas Tree

   Silent Night


IV. Ave Maria’s





V. Hanukkah Songs

   Oh Hanukkah



VI. Longing For Home

   Home For the Holidays

   I’m Dreaming of a White Christmas

   I’ll Be Home For Christmas


VII. The Joy of Christmas

   Let It Snow

   Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas

   Christmas Time is Here

   The Christmas Song


VIII. Christmas Hymns (Sing along)

   Mary Did You Know

   We Three Kings

   What Child Is This

   O Come All Ye Faithful

   O Little Town of Bethlehem

   Angels We Have Heard on High

   It Came Upon a Midnight Clear

   The First Noel


IX. Celtic/ New Year’s

   Christmas in Killarney

   Auld Lang Syne

And Base Hits Fill the Air!

(An Evening of American Music)


I.Songs in Wartime

    Johnny Has Gone For a Soldier (Revolutionary)

    Aura Lee (Civil)



    Black is the Color of My True Love’s Hair

    House of the Rising Sun


III. Appalachian    

    Simple Gifts

    Wayfaring Stranger



    Deep River

    Joshua Fit the Battle of Jericho




V.Melodies That Traveled the World

    -Plaisir d’amour (France to America via Elvis)

    -Scarborough Fair (England to America via Simon and             Garfunkel)


VI. Musical Theatre

    Bewitched Bothered and Bewildered (My Pal Joey)

    Night and Day (The Gay Divorce)


VII.Songs by serious Composers

    Sure on this Shining Night (Samuel Barber)

    Jeanie With the Light Brown Hair (Stephen Foster)


VIII.Songs by NON serious Composers

    In the Alley (Charles Ives, take off on Sally in Our Alley)

    Deep S*** (Austin Burns)

An Evening in Naples


I. Coy Love

   Mala Femmena                            Toto

   Luna Rosa                                     Antonio Vian

   A vucchella                                    Francesco Paolo Tosti


II. Window Serenades

   Maria, Mari!!                                  Eduardo di Capua

   Marechiare Francesco                  Paolo Tosti

   Fenesta Vascia                               trad.


III Songs of Departure

   Addio A Napoli                                trad.

   Torna a Surriento                           Ernesto de Curtis

   Non ti Scordar di me                      Ernesto de Curtis




IV. Songs of the sea

   O Marenariello                                Salvatore Gambardella

   Vieni Sul Mar                                   trad.

   Santa Lucia                                      trad.


V. A Tragic Turn

   Fenesta Che Lucieve                       Vincenzo Bellini

   Tu ca nun Chiagne                           Ernesto de Curtis

   Core n’grato                                      Salvatore Cardillo


VI. The Bright Side

   Mattinata                                           Ruggiero Leoncavallo

   La Danza                                            Giacchino Rossini

   O Sole Mio                                         Eduardo di Capua

   A Fake Serenade                               Austin Burns

Around the World in 60 Minutes 

I. American 
  September Song                                    Kurt Weill
  Shenandoah                                            trad.


II. Russian 
  Ave Maria                                                  Vladimir Vavilov
  Ochi Chernye                                            trad.


III. Spanish 
  Bésame Mucho                                         Consuelo Velázquez
  Aranjuez                                                     joaquin Rodrigo
  Cielito Lindo                                               trad.


IV. French 
  La Vie en Rose                                            Édith Piaf
  Youkali                                                         Kurt Weill


V. Irish 
  Ireland, Mother Ireland                            Raymond Loughborough
  When You and I Were Young Maggie     Jack Frost


VI. Italian 
  El Grillo                                                       Josquin
  O Sole Mio                                                 Eduardo di Capua



I. The Rose Simile

  Roses of Picardy 
  The Rose of Tralee 
  My Wild Irish Rose 
  The Last Rose of Summer 

II. Remembrance

  The Kerry Dance 
  Believe Me if All Those Endearing Young Charms 
  When You and I Were Young Maggie



  Ireland, Mother Ireland 
  When Irish Eyes are Smiling 
  O Danny Boy

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