Wednesday, September 1, 1999
John and Salome, Op. 80
Op. 80 JOHN AND SALOME (September 1, 1999)
Operetta in One Unnatural Act
II. You Snakes!
III. CHORUS - "I Should Be"
IV. PAVANE - "Are You the One"
V. SALOME'S DANCE - "I Swear"
VI. BLUES TROPE - "Ah, Marvellous!"
VII. DIRGE - "Bring Me the Head"
John and Salome is a dismemberment of G.F. Handel's Messiah (Comfort Ye and Ev'ry Valley), Stephen Schwartz's Godspell (Alas, Alas for You), Igor Stravinsky's Symphony of Psalms (I.), Gabriel Faure's Pavanne, Richard Strauss's Salome, and Hector Berlioz's Symphonie Fantastique (IV. March to the Scaffold).