Music for Historic Arkansas Museum on December 2, 2012

Two American Civil War Songs:

·      Aura Lee, (1861), music by George R. Poulton and lyrics by W. W. Fosdick

·      Ashokan Farewell, (© 1983) by Jay Ungar, theme from PBS series, THE CIVIL WAR.

Music by George Frideric Handel (1685-1759):

·      Menuett

Music harmonized by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750):

·      In Dulci Jubilo [In the Lord Rejoicing]

Three Renaissance dances arranged for recorders by Steve Rosenberg:

·      Bransles de Champagne, by Claude Gervaise, 16th century.

·      Galliarde au joly bois, by Pierre Phalese, 16th century.

·      Galliarde d’Ecosse, by Pierre Phalese, 16th century.

Three pieces by William Grant Still (May 11, 1895 – December 3, 1978), who in 1911 (age 16), graduated from M.W. Gibbs High School in Little Rock:

·      All That I Am

·      Ring Play

·      Sing! Shout! Tell the Story!

Seasonal Christmas carols:

·      Greensleeves, traditional English folk song (poss. Henry VIII of England, 1500’s)

·      God Rest You Merry, Gentlemen, (probably late 17th century or 18th century)

·      Hark! The Herald Angels Sing, words by Charles Wesley in 1739 and music by Felix Mendelssohn.

Sheet music arranged for piano and available in the Historic Arkansas Museum Gift Shop:

·      Arkansas Traveler (Arranged by William Cumming and published in 1847.)

·      The Rackinsac Waltz (Arranged by William Cumming and published in 1847.)  

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