Fleeing Hitler: Music by Exiled Composers in America

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The Landscape of Exile (1942) ……………………………..Hanns Eisler
Sonata Breve (1973)……………………………………………Ruth Schonthal (piano)
Lonely People , 1951 (Langston Hughes)………………….Jean Berger
Sleep now, oh sleep now, 1970 (James Joyce)……………Gitta Steiner
Echo, 1942 (Thomas Moore)…………………………………Paul Hindemith
All day I hear the noise of waters ( James Joyce) ………..Vally Weigl
Dreams and Experiences, Op. 15 (1920)…………………..Paul Hindemith (piano

Three readings from,”Five Hollywood Elegies,” of Berthold Brecht
Poor bit of a wench, 1995 ( D.H.Lawrence)………………..Ruth Schonthal
Five Piano Pieces,Op.39 (1925)……………………………….Ernst Krenek (piano)

Marietta Dean, Mezzo Soprano
Anna Wagner, Piano

Fleeing Hitler revisited: Music by Exiled Composers in America
First Presbyterian Church, September 2012

Self Portrait of the Artist as an Older Woman……………….Ruth Schonthal (piano)
Two Songs to Poems of Langston Hughes …………………..Jean Berger
Heart
Carolina Cabin
Es geht ein dunkle Wolk’ herein……………………………….Hanns Eisler
Aus der Heimat (Eichendorff)
Verfehlte Liebe (Heine)
In der Fruehe (Moerike)
Jeden Morgen (Brecht)
Spruch 1939 (Brecht)
Cantique……………………………………………………………..Nadia Boulanger
Laue Sommernacht………………………………………………..Alma Mahler
Ich wandle unter Blumen
Bei Dir ist es traut
Chanson……………………………………………………………..Nadia Boulanger
Of Sprinkling the Garden, Recitation of Berthold Brecht
From “Pentatonics”………………………………Ruth Schonthal (piano)
The fragrance of cherry blossom
Sitting by the water’s edge
A quiet day without sun
Two Lieder
Eine rote Rose (Ingrid Olbricht)
Totentanz
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