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Program Number 152

“Flea to Bee, You and Me” — A program about … er, bugs

Bee Serious!

RIMSKY-KORSAKOV:  “Flight of the Bumblebee”, London Symphony Orchestra/Rabionowitz, Sony MLK 69 250

ARLEN/ARLEN & CAPOTE:  From “House of Flowers,” “A Sleepin’ Bee”, Diahann Carroll, Ada Moore, Dolores Harper & Enid Moser, “American Musical Theater”, Smithsonian RD 036 III

WILBYE:  “Sweet honey sucking bees”, The Hilliard Ensemble, “Draw on a Sweet Night, EMI/Angel CDC 7 49197 2

Be All You Can, Bee

ASKEY:  “The Bee Song”, Arthur Askey, ASV CD AJA 5210

SCHICKELE:  From “Bestiary,” “The Bee”, Calliope, “Bestiary/Quartet”, Vanguard Classics VC 4055

MADSEN/GREENE:  “Killer Bees”, The Bobs, “Songs for Tomorrow Morning”, Great American Music Hall GAMHCD 2707 2

MONTY PYTHON:  “Eric the Half-a-Bee”, Monty Python, “The Instant Monty Python CD Collection”, 7243 8 39821 2 7

FIELD:  From “Nocturne in B Flat”, John O'Conor, Telarc CD 80199

BEETHOVEN:  Song of the Flea, Louis Berkman/Graham Johnson, Duo DUOCD 890 10

MUSSORGSKY:  Song of Mephistopheles, Aage Haugland/Paul Rosenbaum, Chandos CHAN 9336 8

You Can Run, But You Can't Flee

LE JEUNE:  “Une puce”, The King's Singers, “A French Collection”, MMG 1104 (LP)

SENFL:  “Die Weiber mit den Flöhen”, The Boston Camerata/Cohen, Erato STU 71545

Tidbit Time

BEETHOVEN arr. SHOSTAKOVICH:  “The Flea”, Yvgeny Nestorenko/Ensemble conducted by Gennady Rozhdestvensky, Vox Cum Laude VCL 9035

MARRILL after RIMSKY-KORSAKOV:  “Busy Bee”, Buddy Merrill, “Incredibly Strange Music, Volume 1”, Caroline CAROL 1746 2

Our theme music is

MOZART:  Symphony No. 24 (K 182), 2nd Mvt., Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra of London/Leinsdorf, MCA Classics MCAD2 9812B


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