Saturday, May 29, 1999

Henry Miller in Brooklyn, Op. 77

Op. 77 [THE SIDEWALKS OF NEW YORK:]
HENRY MILLER IN BROOKLYN (May 29, 1999)
(after Mel Clay)
A Music Theatre Piece in Two Acts
(Soprano, Alto, Tenor, 2 Winds, 2 Trumpets, Trombone, Guitar, Piano, Bass, Drums)
I. Overture
II. Suicide Song
III. Morning Chorale I
IIIa. Morning Chorale II
IIIb. Egypt
IV. At the Blood Bank
V. Coney Island
VI. Arthur Rimbaud I
VII. Idea Song
VIII. Love Song
IX. At the Club
X. Paris
XI. Subway Madman
XIa. June's Song
XII. Ballad of Past Lovers
XIIa. What Shall I Wear
XIII. Pregnancy Ballad
XIIIa. Morning Chorale III
XIV. Ballad of the Difficult Life
XV. Suicide and Seduction Song
XVI. Party Tango
XVII. Useful Song
XVIII. Doctor Song
XVIIIa. I Want to be your Woman
XIX. I Wrote This Today
XX. Hello Jupiter
XXI. Finale

Performances:

July 10, 1999
Mark Alburger, Voice
American Composer's Forum, Yerba Buena Center, San Francisco, CA

December 5, 1999
Mark Alburger and Laurie Amat, Voices; NEW MUSIC Ensemble
American Composer's Forum, Noe Valley Ministry, San Francisco, CA

December 17, 1999
Mark Alburger, Voice
NEW MUSIC House, San Rafael, CA

June 17-18, 2000
Fresh Voices Festival
Goat Hall, San Francisco, CA

HENRY - Mark Alburger
JUNE - Jennifer Ashworth
JEANNE - Diana Landau

I. Suicide Song
(Alburger)

VI. Arthur Rimbaud I
(Landau)

XIa. June's Song
(Ashworth)

June 30, 2000
Mark Alburger, Voice
NEW MUSIC House, San Rafael, CA

August 26-27, 2000
Harriet March Page, Soprano
Two Fish Out of Water, Goat Hall Productions, San Francisco, CA

September 23, 2000
Mark Alburger, Voice
Hurlburt Salon, San Francisco, CA

December 22, 2000
Harriet March Page, Soprano
NEW MUSIC House, CA

April 30, 2001
Leticia C. Page, Soprano
Pacifica TV, Pacifica, CA

May 4-20, 2001
Goat Hall Productions
Potrero Hill Neighborhood House Theatre, San Francisco, CA

HENRY - Rick Richetta
JUNE - Leticia C. Page
JEANNE - Elaine Romanelli


February 23, 2002
Laurie Amat, Soprano
College Music Society, California State University - Stanislaus, Turlock, CA

May 2, 2002
Jennifer Ashworth, Soprano
Diablo Valley College Theatre, Pleasant Hill, CA

April 20, 2007
Suzanna Mizell, Soprano; Alexis Alrich, Piano
Old First Presbyterian Church, San Francisco, CA

Recording:

HENRY MILLER IN BROOKLYN (New Music, 2008)
I. Overture







II. Suicide Song
III. Morning Chorale I
IIIa. Morning Chorale II
IIIb. Egypt
IV. At the Blood Bank







V. Coney Island
VI. Arthur Rimbaud I
VII. Idea Song
VIII. Love Song
IX. At the Club
X. Paris
XI. Subway Madman







XIa. June's Song







XII. Ballad of Past Lovers
XIIa. What Shall I Wear
XIII. Pregnancy Ballad
XIIIa. Morning Chorale III
XIV. Ballad of the Difficult Life
XV. Suicide and Seduction Song
XVI. Party Tango
XVII. Useful Song
XVIII. Doctor Song
XVIIIa. I Want to be your Woman
XIX. I Wrote This Today
XX. Hello Jupiter
XXI. Finale

Airplay:

January 23-28, 2008
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