Performers, Music Sources and Credits
Saturday, April 19, 2003. Rebroadcast on March 26, 2005.
Fitzgerald Theater, Saint Paul, Minnesota

Music performed on A Prairie Home Companion, April 19, 2003 at the Orchestra Hall, Minneapolis, MN

Performers:

Garrison Keillor, Sue Scott, Tim Russell, Tom Keith
The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band
: Richard Dworsky, piano, keyboard, organ; Peter Ostroushko, fiddle, mandolin; Pat Donohue, guitars; Gary Raynor, bass; Arnie Kinsella, percussion

Guests:

The Minnesota Orchestra: Conducted by Philip Brunelle
First Violin: Jorja Fleezanis, Roger Frisch, Stephanie Arado, Peter McGuire, Pamela Arnstein, Deborah Serafini, Hyacinthe Tlucek, Joanne Opgenorth, Celine Leathead, Angela Fuller, Chouhei Min, Rudolf Lekhter, Frank Lee, Emily Basinger; Second Violin: Vali Phillips, Robert Hanford, Julie Ayer, David Wright, Jean Marker De Vere, Michael Sutton, Edward Stack, Arnold Krueger, Aaron Janse, Kristin Kemper, Catherine Schubilske, Laurel Green, Taichi Chen; Viola: Thomas Turner, Richard Marshall, Kerri Ryan, Eiji Ikeda, Myrna Rian, Sifei Cheng, Samuel Bergman, David Ulfeng, Kenneth Freed, Michael Adams; Cello: Anthony Ross, Janet Horvath, Pitnarry Shin, Marcia Peck, Beth Rapier, Joseph Johnson, Anna Clift, Sachiya Isomura, Katja Linfield, Mina Fisher; Bass: Peter Lloyd, William Schrickel, David Williamson, Brian Liddle, Matthew Frischman, Robert Anderson, James Clute; Flute: Adam Kuenzel, Wendy Williams, Roma Duncan Kansara; Oboe: Basil Reeve, John Snow, Marni J. Hougham; Clarinet: Burt Hara, Chester Milosovich, Fredrik Hedling; Bassoon: John Miller Jr., J. Christopher Marshall, Mark Kelley, Norbert Nielubowski; Alto Sax: Brian Grivna; Horn: Kendall Betts, Michael Gast, Brian Jensen, Ellen Dinwiddie Smith, David Kamminga; Trumpet: Douglas C. Carlsen, Robert Dorer, Charles Lazarus; Trombone: R. Douglas Wright, Kari Sundström, Rick Gaynor; Tuba: Ross Tolbert; Timpani: Peter Kogan; Percussion: Brian Mount, Jason Arkis, Kevin Watkins; Harp: Kathy Kienzle; Keyboard: Vladimir Levitski; Accordion: Bill Schimmel.


TISHOMINGO BLUES (Opening theme)

Garrison Keillor, Guy's All-Star Shoe Band
w/m: Spencer Williams; new words: Garrison Keillor
© 1917 Joseph W. Stern and Co.; © 1989/ 2002 Garrison Keillor

VALENTINO DANCE

The Minnesota Orchestra with Bill Schimmel, accordion soloist
m: Dominick Argento
© Boosey & Hawkes
rec.: "Dominick Argento- Valentino Dances (Eiji Oue/ Minnesota Orchestra) Reference Recordings 91

PRAIRIE SUNRISE

Peter Ostroushko, Pat Donohue, Richard Dworsky, and the Minnesota Orchestra
m: Peter Ostroushko
© 2003 Sluz Duz Music Publishing Co. (BMI)

FOREVER YOUNG

Garrison Keillor and Guy's All-Star Shoe Band
w/m: Bob Dylan
© 1973 Ram's Horn Music
new words: Garrison Keillor © 2003 Garrison Keillor

MINNEAPOLIS TRAVELOGUE script underscore

The Minnesota Orchestra
m: "Holiday in Delaware" composed by J.S. Zamecnik
arranged by: Russell Warner
©1924 Sam Fox Publishing

SYMPHONY NO. 1 in C MINOR (fourth movement theme)

The Minnesota Orchestra and Guy's All-Star Shoe Band
m: Johannes Brahms
arranged by Dan Kallman

POWDERMILK BISCUIT THEME

Garrison Keillor, Guy's All-Star Shoe Band, Minnesota Orchestra string section
w/m: Garrison Keillor
© Garrison Keillor
Arranged by Richard Dworsky

BASSOON ORCHESTRA script underscore

Richard Dworsky
m: Richard Dworsky
© 2003 Richard Dworsky

Musical excerpts in BASSOON ORCHESTRA script:

HAPPY TRAILS
Chris Marshall, bassoon
w/m: Dale Evans © 1951 Paramount-Roy Rogers Music

CAPRICCIO ESPAGNOL
Burt Hara, clarinet
m: Nicolai Rimsky-Korsakov

BOLERO
Douglas Wright, trombone
m: Maurice Ravel

TILL EULENSPIEGEL
Michael Gast, horn
m: Richard Strauss

LOVE ME TENDER
Chris Marshall, bassoon
w/m: Elvis Presley and Vera Matson © 1956 (Renewed) Elvis Presley Music, Inc.

WALTZ OF THE FLOWERS
Kathy Kienzle, harp
m: Peter Ilych Tchaikovsky

PORGY & BESS
Brian Mount, percussion
m: George Gershwin

SORCERER'S APPRENTICE
Norbert Nielubowski, contrabassoon
m: Paul Dukas

SYMPHONY NO. 5
Bass section, Minnesota Orchestra
m: Ludwig van Beethoven

WILLIAM TELL
Minnesota Orchestra
m: Gioachino Rossini

PRELUDE TO "DIE MEISTERSINGER"

The Minnesota Orchestra
m: Richard Wagner

STOMPIN' AT THE SAVOY (Intermission)

Guy's All-Star Shoe Band with Bill Schimmel, accordion
w/m: Goodman/Webb/Sampson/Razaf
© 1936,(renewed 1964-65) Robbins Music (ASCAP)

CATCHUP script underscore

Richard Dworsky
m: Richard Dworsky
© 2003 Richard Dworsky
CATCHUP THEME
Richard Dworsky
w: Garrison Keillor
m: Richard Dworsky
©1998 Dworsky/ Keillor

ELIAHU HA'NAVI

Richard Dworsky, vocals and piano, with Anthony Ross, cello
w/m: traditional Hebrew

ECHAD MI YODEAH

Richard Dworsky, vocal and piano, with Guy's All-Star Shoe Band, Anthony Ross, and Bill Schimmel
w/m: traditional Hebrew

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM (under Monologue)

The Minnesota Orchestra
m: Felix Mendelssohn

THE NEXT TIME I'M IN TOWN

Garrison Keillor and Pat Donohue, vocals, with Guy's All-Star Shoe Band and the Minnesota Orchestra string section and Chris Marshall, bassoon soloist
Arranged by Richard Dworsky


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