A Prairie Home Companion
SATURDAY, December 7, 1996

Music performed on A Praire Home Companion, December 7, 1996
The Town Hall, New York, New York

Performers
:

Garrison Keillor, Tim Russell, Tom Keith, Victoria Clark The Guys All-Star Shoe Band: Richard Dworsky, piano; Andy Stein, fiddle, tenor sax; Jay Berliner, guitar; Greg Hippen, bass; Arnie Kinsella, percussion

Guests:

Robert Klein, comedian, actor
Garrick Ohlsson, piano
Brass Quintet: John Sheppard, Kenneth DeCarlo, Patrick Milando, Richard Clark, Marcus Rojas
The Hopeful Gospel Quartet: (Garrison Keillor, vocal);
Robin Williams, guitar, vocal;
Linda Williams, guitar, banjo, vocal; Kate MacKenzie, guitar, vocal

TISHOMINGO BLUES (Opening theme)
Garrison Keillor, RD, AS, JB, GH, AK, MR (tuba)
w/m: Spencer Williams; new words: Garrison Keillor
© 1917 Joseph W. Stern and Co.

WITH A LITTLE HELP FROM MY FRIENDS
The Hopeful Gospel Quartet, Brass Quintet, RD, GH, AK
w/m: John Lennon, Paul McCartney
©1967 Northern Songs Limited
arr: Richard Dworsky; brass arr: Andy Stein

OVER IN THE GLORY LAND
The Hopeful Gospel Quartet, AS, JB, GH, AK
arr: The Hopeful Gospel Quartet
w/m: Traditional
arr: The Hopeful Gospel Quartet

RUMBLE, RUMBLE, RUMBLE
Victoria Clark, RD, AS, JB, GH, AK
w/m: Frank Loesser
© 1947 Famous Music Corporation
arr: Richard Dworsky

JIMMY BROWN THE newSBOY
Robert Klein, RW, LW, RD, AS, JB, GH, AK
w/m: A.P. Carter
© APRS (BMI)

WALTZ IN F MAJOR (Opus 34, #3)
Garrick Ohlsson
m: Frederic Chopin
album: "Chopin: The Complete Piano Works, Waltzes (Vol. 7), Arabesque 6669

ETUDE IN E MAJOR (Opus 10, #3)
Garrick Ohlsson
m: Frederic Chopin

ETUDE IN C# MINOR (Opus 10, #4)
Garrick Ohlsson
m: Frederic Chopin

"BRASS QUINTET" SCRIPT

ES IST EIN ROS' ENTSPRUNGEN
Brass Quintet
w/m: Johannes Brahms; trans: Lewis Niven
© 1955 Robert King Music Co.

THE FIRST NOEL
Richard Dworsky (underscore)
w/m: Traditional

WE WISH YOU A MERRY CHRISTMAS
Richard Dworsky (underscore)
w/m: Traditional

GOD REST YE MERRY, GENTLEMEN
Richard Dworsky (underscore)
w/m: Traditional

NOVELETTE IN C
Brass Quintet
m: Francis Poulenc
arr: John Sheppard

GOOD KING WENCESLAS
Richard Dworsky (underscore)
w: John Neal; m: Traditional

O TANNENBAUM
Brass Quintet
w/m: Traditional
arr: G.E. Holmes
© 1941 Rubank, Inc.

O TANNENBAUM
Richard Dworsky (underscore)
w/m: Traditional

HARK! THE HERALD ANGELS SING
Brass Quintet
m: Felix Mendelssohn
arr: John Sheppard

AWAY IN A MANGER
Richard Dworsky (underscore)
w/m: Martin Luther

POOR BABES IN THE WOODS
Garrison Keillor
w: Garrison Keillor; m: Traditional

SWEETLY SANG THE CHRISTMAS MINSTREL
Victoria Clark
w: Garrison Keillor; m: Victoria Clark

HE WAS A DEPARTMENT STORE SANTA
Tim Russell
w: Garrison Keillor; m: Tim Russell

LITTLE JIM WAS A TROMBONIST
Garrison Keillor
w/m: Garrison Keillor

ONCE IN ROYAL DAVID'S CITY
Brass Quintet
w/m: Cecil Frances Alexander, Henry John Gauntlett
harm: Arthur Henry Mann
© Novello and Company Ltd.

WE WISH YOU A MERRY CHRISTMAS (reprise)
Richard Dworsky (underscore)
w/m: Traditional

DECK THE HALLS
Richard Dworsky (underscore)
w/m: Traditional

THE HOLLY AND THE IVY
Richard Dworsky (underscore)
w/m: Traditional

THE CHRISTMAS SONG (Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire)
Richard Dworsky (underscore)
w/m: Mel Torme, Robert Wells
© 1946 Edwin H. Morris & Company

GOD REST YE MERRY, GENTLEMEN (reprise)
Richard Dworsky (underscore)
w/m: Traditional

 

DING DONG, MERRILY ON HIGH
Richard Dworsky (underscore)
w/m: Traditional

O COME ALL YE FAITHFUL
Brass Quintet
m: John Reading
arr: John Sheppard

SILENT NIGHT
Brass Quintet
m: Franz Gruber
arr: John Sheppard

I SAW STARS (Intermission)
The Guys All-Star Shoe Band
m: Sigler, Goodhart, Hoffman
© EMI Robbins Catalog Inc.

MOONGLOW (under "Greetings")
Andy Stein, Jay Berliner
w/m: Edgar De Lange, Will Hudson, Irving Mills
© EMI Mills Music Inc (ASCAP) and Scarsdale Music Corporation (ASCAP)

GOODBYE TO MY UNCLES
The Hopeful Gospel Quartet, RD
w/m: Garrison Keillor

ROCK OF AGES
The Hopeful Gospel Quartet
w: Augustus M. Toplady; m: Thomas Hastings
arr: The Hopeful Gospel Quartet

SONATA IN C MAJOR (K330, Finale)
Garrick Ohlsson
m: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

OY CHANUKAH, OY CHANUKAH!
Richard Dworsky, Andy Stein
w/m: M. Rivesman

"BERTHA'S KITTY BOUTIQUE" THEME
Garrison Keillor, Richard Dworsky
m: Prokofiev; new words: Garrison Keillor

"WESTERN" THEME ("LIVES OF THE COWBOYS" Script)
The Guys All-Star Shoe Band
m: Pat Donohue, Richard Dworsky, The Guys All-Star Shoe Band
© 1994

I'LL BE WAITING AT THE RIVER FOR YOU
The Hopeful Gospel Quartet
w/m: Wayde Powell
arr: The Hopeful Gospel Quartet

I BID YOU GOODNIGHT (Closer)
The Hopeful Gospel Quartet, The Guys All-Star Shoe Band, Brass Quintet
w/m: Traditional
arr: Richard Dworsky; brass arr: Andy Stein

"POWDERMILK BISQUITS" THEME
The Hopeful Gospel Quartet, The Guys All-Star Shoe Band, MR
w/m: Garrison Keillor

JOY TO THE WORLD
Brass Quintet, The Hopeful Gospel Quartet, The Guys All-Star Shoe Band
m: Georg Friedrich Handel
arr: G.E. Holmes

 

Some other albums available by guest artists:

Robert Klein "Child of the Fifties," Rhino Records 70769 "Mind Over Matter," Rhino Records 70768 "New Teeth," Sony 33535

Garrick Ohlsson "Chopin: The Complete Piano Works, Sonatas (Vol. 1), Arabesque 6628 "Chopin: The Complete Piano Works, Preludes (Vol. 2), Arabesque 6629 "Chopin: The Complete Piano Works, Ballades (Vol. 3), Arabesque 6630 "Chopin: The Complete Piano Works, Scherzos (Vol. 4), Arabesque 6633 "Chopin: The Complete Piano Works, Polonaises (Vol. 5), Arabesque 6642 "Chopin: The Complete Piano Works, Nocturnes (Vol. 6), Arabesque 6653 "Chopin: The Complete Piano Works, Waltzes (Vol. 7), Arabesque 6669 "Beethoven: Piano Sonatas Op. 13; Op. 27, No. 2, Op. 53," Arabesque 6677 "Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue/Minnesota Orchestra," Virgin Classics 91431

Robin and Linda Williams "Sugar for Sugar," Sugar Hill Records, SH-1052 "Good News," (R & L Williams and Their Fine Group) Sugar Hill Records, SH-3832 "Live," (R & L Williams and Their Fine Group) Sugar Hill Records, SH-1043 "Turn Toward Tomorrow," Sugar Hill Records, SH-1040 "The Rhythm of Love," Sugar Hill Records, SH-1027 "All Broken Hearts Are the Same," Sugar Hill Records, SH-1022 "Close As We Can Get/Nine 'til Midnight," Flying Fish Records, FF 70359

Kate MacKenzie "Age of Innocence," Red House Records, RHR 91 "Let Them Talk," Red House Records, RHR 66 Stoney Lonesome, "Blue Heartache," Red House Records, RHR 51 Stoney Lonesome, "Lonesome Tonight," Red House Records, RHR 46

The Hopeful Gospel Quartet "Garrison Keillor and the Hopeful Gospel Quartet," Sony/Epic EK 52901 The Guys All-Star Shoe Band "Shake It, Break It, and Hang It on the Wall," A Prairie Home Companion catalog, #52213

 

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