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Historical Performance: Songs from Vaudeville and Early Broadway

Venue

Sol Joseph Recital Hall
50 Oak Street, San Francisco, CA 94102
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Tickets

Free, no tickets or reservations required


Program

The SFCM Historical Performance program presents incredible and unknown songs from vaudeville and early Broadway, performed by SFCM voice students. Masterpieces by Irving Berlin, Jerome Kern, George Gershwin, Rodgers and Hart, Noël Coward, and many others will be presented.

Songs from Vaudeville and Early Broadway

‘Heaven will protect the working girl’ (from Tillie’s Nightmare, 1909)
Words by Edgar Smith, music by A. Baldwin Sloane

‘The Magic Melody’ (from Nobody’s Home, 1915)
Words by Schuyler Greene, music by Jerome Kern

‘She is more to be pitied than censured’ (popular song)
Words and music by William B. Gray (1898)

‘How About Me?’ (popular song)
Words and music by Irving Berlin (1928)

‘Someday I’ll find you’ (from Private Lives, 1930)
Words and music by Noël Coward

‘Where’s that rainbow’ (from Peggy Ann, 1926)
Words by Lorenz Hart, music by Richard Rodgers

‘Oh That Beautiful Rag’ (from Up and Down Broadway, 1910)
Words by Irving Berlin, music by Ted Snyder

‘Some of these days’ (popular song, 1910)
Words and music by Shelton Brooks

‘When I lost you’ (popular song, 1912)
Words and music by Irving Berlin

‘Here in my arms’ (from Lido Lady, 1926)
Words by Lorenz Hart, music by Richard Rodgers

‘Rolled Into One’ (from Oh, Boy!, 1917)
Words by P.G. Wodehouse, music by Jerome Kern (1917)

‘Poor Little Rich Girl’ (from On With The Dance, 1925)
Words and music by Noêl Coward

‘Baltimore Buzz’ (from Shuffle Along, 1921)
Words and music by Noble Sissle and Eubie Blake

‘Every Little Movement’ (from Madame Sherry, 1910)
Words by O.A. Hauerbach, music by Karl Hoschna

‘Can’t Help Lovin’ Dat Man’ (from Show Boat, 1927)
Words by Oscar Hammerstein II, music by Jerome Kern

‘Everybody Step’ (from the Music Box Revue, 1921)
Words and music by Irving Berlin

‘When I discovered you’ (from Watch Your Step, 1914)
Words and music by Irving Berlin and E. Ray Goetz

‘My Heart Stood Still’ (from One Dam’ Thing After Another, 1927)
Words by Lorenz Hart, music by Richard Rodgers

‘Shine on harvest moon’ from the Ziegfeld Follies of 1908)
Words and music by Nora Bayes and Jack Norworth

‘Do Do Do’ (from Oh, Kay!, 1926)
Words by Ira Gershwin, music by George Gershwin

‘After You’ve Gone’ (popular song, 1918)
Words and music by Creamer and Layton

‘Love Will Find A Way’ (from Shuffle Along, 1921)
Words and music by Noble Sissle and Eubie Blake

‘Lazy’ (popular song, 1924)
Words and music by Irving Berlin

‘Blue Skies’ (popular song, introduced in the show Betsy 1926)
Words and music by Irving Berlin

‘Sometimes I’m Happy’ (from Hit the Deck, 1927)
Words by Irving Caesar, music by Vincent Youmans

‘Ragtime Violin' (popular song, 1911)
Words and music by Irving Berlin

‘I’ll build a staircase to paradise’ (from George White’s Scandals, 1922)
Words by B.G. De Sylva and Ira Gershwin, music by George Gershwin

‘Popular song’ indicates song not associated with any one show. Popular songs like those on our program today were often performed in vaudeville shows and revues as well as represented by artists on audio recordings.

Performers

Naomi Columna, soprano
Sophia Emanuel, soprano
Amanda Galluzzo, soprano
Madeleine Lew, soprano
Karen Notovitz, soprano
Rachel Rothman, soprano
Taylor See, soprano
Sarah Szeibel, soprano
Kaitlin Bertschi, mezzo-soprano
Elizabeth Dickerson, mezzo-soprano
Katharine Nunn, mezzo-soprano
JamesHogan, tenor
Radames Gil, baritone
Corey Jamason, piano
 

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