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Fort York National Historic Site
Authentic Experience Series

Together with Claviers Baroques proudly present:



The Romantic Muse: Songs of Love and Travel

We beg the pleasure of your company at
Fort York's Blue Barracks on Sunday 18 March 2007,
between the hours of 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm, when

Ms Lorna Kask, Soprano, and Mr. Stephen Cockle, Bass Baritone, together with

Ms Carolynne Godin, Accompanist, will present a recital of most excellent and popular vocal music for your listening pleasure.

Ms Kask and Mr. Cockle will perform for your enjoyment divers Songs and Airs by Messers Handel, Scarlatti, Vaughan Williams and Ireland, as well as some traditional songs of the British Isles as arranged by Messrs. Roger Quilter, Healey Willan, Phyllis Tate, Eric Thiman and Benjamin Britten. Finally, they will sing a selection of diverting tunes from the most popular musical entertainments of the day by Messrs. Jacques Offenbach, Gilbert and Sullivan and Ivor Novello. The full programme is here.

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COME ONE, COME ALL! -- FREE WITH FORT ADMISSION

FORT YORK NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE - 100 Garrison Rd., off Fleet St. between Bathurst St. and Strachan Ave. (NEW entrance off Fort York Blvd.,between Bathurst St. and Fleet St. FREE PARKING.

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The Programme:


Introduction

Duet: Sing with pleasure - George Frideric Handel

 

Baroque Arias: Handel & Scarlatti

Lorna: Endless pleasure - George Frideric Handel

Stephen: Ombra m'ai fu - George Frideric Handel

Lorna: Where'er you walk - George Frideric Handel

Stephen: Si tra i ceppi - George Frideric Handel

Lorna: Se florindo e fedele - Alessandro Scarlatti

Se tu della mia morte - Alessandro Scarlatti

Spesso vibra - Alessandro Scarlatti



Songs of Travel - and Return

Stephen:The vagabond - Ralph Vaughan Williams

Sea fever - John Ireland

Whither must I wander - Ralph Vaughan Williams

If there were dreams to sell - John Ireland



Folk Songs from the British Isles

Lorna: Ye banks and braes - arr. Roger Quilter

Ca the yowes - arr. Roger Quilter

Barbara Allen - arr. Roger Quilter

Stephen: The lark in the clear air - arr. Phyllis Tate

Drink to me only - arr. Healey Willan

Kitty of Coleraine - arr. Eric Thiman

The Salley Gardens - arr. Benjamin Britten

 

Curtain Time: Musical Theatre

Lorna: Frou-frou, tock-tock - Jacques Offenbach (La Vie Parisienne)

Stephen: The law is the true embodiment - Gilbert & Sullivan (Iolanthe)

Duet Love is my reason - Ivor Novello (Perchance to Dream)

Lorna: Some day my heart will awake - Ivor Novello (King's Rhapsody)

Stephen: And her mother came to - Ivor Novello (A to Z)

Duet: We'll gather lilacs - Ivor Novello (Perchance to Dream)

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More information at www.claviersbaroques.com , or e-mail dawn@claviersbaroques.com or telephone Historic Fort York at 416-392-6907

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