Concerts at 7

AMERICA SINGING

Beach, Ives, Copland, Gershwin

Plainfield Congregational Church

Plainfield MA

Monday, August 26¸2013, 7 p.m.

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 Amy Beach, A Hermit Thrush at Morn, Op. 92, No. 2

Three Piano Peces, Op. 128

Scherzino – A Peterborough Chipmunk
Young Birches
A Humming-bird

A Hermit Thrush at Eve, Op. 92, No. 1

Monica Jakuc Leverett, piano 

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Charles Ives, At the River
In the Alley

Down East
Old Home Day

  Peter W. Shea, tenor, and Ms. Jakuc Leverett 

Ellen Redman, piccolo

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Aaron Copland, Duo for Flute and Piano

Ellen Redman, flute, and Ms. Jakuc Leverett  

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INTERMISSION

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A reading from Walt Whitman‘s Leaves of Grass

David Perkins

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Copland, Early American Songs (Selected),

transcribed for chorus by I. Fine*,  David L. Brunner,

 and R. Wilding White§

 The Boatmen’s Dance* – Peter W. Shea, soloist

Simple Gifts †

At the River §

 Ching-a-ring-chaw *

Celebration Singers, dir. Meg Breymann

Ms. Jakuc Leverett, piano

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George Gershwin, Rhapsody in Blue,

arr. for piano, four hands by Henry Levine

 Mr. Steigerwalt and Ms. Muller  ­