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Program Number 48

“Tracks of Blood”

The "Meanings of Blood" Song Cycle

LEIBER/STOLLER/POMUS (BMI):  “Young Blood”, The Coasters, “The Coasters’ Greatest Hits”, Atco 33 111

Himno del peublo de las montanas de la Sangre de Cristo, Cleofes Vigil, “Music of New Mexico: Hispanic Traditions”, Folkways CD SF 40409

SEDAKA/CODY (BMI):  “Bad Blood”, Neil Sedaka, “The Hungry Years”, Pocket BXL 1 3047

The "Blood Spilled" Song Cycle

CHEETHAM (BMI):  “Blood on the Saddle”, Tex Ritter, “An American Legend”, Captiol SKC 11241

SCHICKELE/JACQUES PREVERT trans. LAWRENCE FERLINGHETTI (ASCAP):  “Song in the Blood”, Joan Baez, “Baptism”, Vanguard VSD 79275

VON BINGEN:  From “Symphoniae,” “Vos flores rosarum”, Sequentia, Deutsche Harmonia Mundi 77020

Tidbit Time

MARSCHNER/HART:  From “The Vampyr,” “Blood, my life is in their blood”, Omar Ebrahim/BBC Philharmonic/Parry, Virgin Classics ZDC 7 59294 2 3

The "River of Blood" Song Cycle

BERG:  From “Wozzeck,” Act III, Scene 4, Franz Grundheber/Heinz Zednik/Aage Haugland/Vienna Philharmonic/Abbado, Deutsche Grammophon 423 587 2

REAGAN:  “Chile Your Waters Run Red Through Soweto”, Sweet Honey in the Rock, “Breaths”, Flying Fish FF 70105

HANDEL:  From “Israel in Egypt,” “Then he sent Moses” & “They loathed to drink of the river”, Anthony Rolfe Johnson/Taverner Choir & Players/Parrott, Angel CDCB 54018

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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