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The American Dream -
Sir Willard White

Thursday 16 November 7.30pm
St John’s Church, Spencer Hill, SW19 4NZ
Tickets: £35/£28/£22 (Student £5)

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Sir Willard White

with Counterpoise
Fenella Humphreys violin
Deborah Calland trumpet
Kyle Horch saxophone
Iain Farrington piano

An evening of words and music evoking the passions and sensual allure of the American Dream.

Benjamin Britten arr. Iain Farrington
  Cabaret Suite: The Spider and the Fly;
  Funeral Blues; Boogie-Woogie;
  When You’re Feeling like Expressing Your Affection

Walt Whitman Manahatta (poem)

Aaron Copland Old America Songs:
  Long Time Ago; At the River

Dizzy Gillespie/ Langston Hughes
  Lights and Shadows/ Trumpet Player (poem)

George Gershwin arr. Iain Farrington
  I got Rhythm; Bess, Oh Where’s my Bess;
  It Ain’t Necessarily So;
  Someone to Watch over me;
  I got Plenty o’ Nuttin’

Art Tatum Tiger Rag

Trad., arr. Carl Davis
  Spirituals: Deep River; This Little Light of Mine

Richard Rodgers & Oscar HAMMERSTEIN II
  If I Loved You

Sheldon Harnick & Jerry Rock
  If I were a Rich Man

Langston Hughes Love Again Blues (poem)

Astor PIAZZOLLA Oblivion

Astor PIAZZOLLA , arr. Iain Farrington/ Langston HUGHES
  Devil Suite/Havana Dreams (poem)
  Tango del Diablo; Romance del Diablo;
  Vayamos al Diablo

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Sir Willard White

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