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Program Number 161

“Every Witch Way”

Covenly Choruses

VERDI:  From “Macbeth,” “Che facesta? Dite su!”, Ambrosian Opera Chorus/New Philharmonia Orchestra/Muit, EMI 0777 7 64339 2 9

PURCELL:  From “Dido & Aeneas”, Nigel Rogers/Elisabeth Priday/Carol Hall/Sarah Leonard/Choir of the English Concert/The English Concert/Pinnock, Archiv 427 624 2

MARSCHNER:  “The Vampyr,” “Hail Satan”, The Britten Singers/BBC Philharmonic/Parry, Virgin Classics 59294

Witchcraft Ebbing

REBENNACK:  “Witchy Red”, Dr. John, “Television”, MCA MGD 4024

HUMPERDINCK:  From “Hänsel und Gretel,” “Der Teig ist gar, wir können voran machen”, Christa Ludwig/Staatskapelle/Dresden/Davis, Philips 438 013 2

ARLEN/YARBERG:  “Ding Dong! The Witch Is Dead”, The Fifth Estate, “Ding Dong! The Witch Is Back!: The Fifth Estate, 1964-1969”, Boston Skyline BSD 116

Whiffs of Witchcraft

WILLIAMSON:  “Witches Hat”, The Incredible String Band, “The Hangman’s Beautiful Daughter”, Hannibal HNCD 4421

MOONDOG:  From “Witch of Endor,” Dance, Moondog, CBS MK 44994

DONOVAN:  “Season of the Witch”, Donovan, “Donovan’s Greatest Hits”, Epic EK 26439

Tidbit Time

PRAETORIUS:  From “Terpsichore,” La Bouree, The Collegium Terpsichore/Neumeyer, “Dance Music of the High Renaissance”, Boston Skyline BSD 118

ARLEN/YARBERG:  “Ding Dong! The Witch Is Dead” Demo, The Fifth Estate, “Ding Dong! The Witch Is Back!: The Fifth Estate, 1964-1969”, Boston Skyline BSD 116

MENDELSSOHN:  From Die erste Walpurgisnacht, Overture, Cleveland Orchestra/Von Dohnanyi, Telarc CD 80184

Our theme music is

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


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