Performers, Music Sources and Credits
Saturday, March 10, 2007
Fitzgerald Theater, St. Paul, MN

Performers
• Garrison Keillor, Sue Scott, Tim Russell, Tom Keith, Fred Newman
•The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band: Richard Dworsky, piano, organ, keyboard; Andy Stein, fiddle, saxophones; Pat Donohue, guitar; Gary Raynor, bass; Arnie Kinsella, percussion

Guests
• Renée Fleming, soprano, with Lee Musiker, piano
• Susan Graham, mezzo-soprano
• Bryn Terfel, bass-baritone; with John Fisher, piano
• Mark Thomsen, tenor; with Sonya Thompson, piano
• Vern Sutton, tenor.
• Janis Hardy, mezzo-soprano.
• Maria Jette, soprano.
• The Ensemble Singers of the Plymouth Music Series, under the direction of Philip Brunelle. Soprano: Jane Anderson, Lisa Habeck, Kathleen Hanson, Barbara Nelson, Ruth Spiegel, Linda Zelig; Alto: Rosita Elhardt, Barbara Kastens, Marita J. Link, Anna Mooy, Mary Jo Oldakowski, Patricia Thompson; Tenor: Claude Cassagne, Gary Costello, David Henderson, Thomas Larson, David Moore, Rick Penning; Bass: Steve Burger, Michael Jorgenson, Brad Runyan, Douglas Shambo, Frank Steen, Scott Toperzer. The Lake Wobegon String Quartet: Andy Stein, violin; Elsa Nilsson, violin; Jenny Nilsson, viola; Rebecca Arons, cello. The Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra of Boston: Conducted by Isaiah Jackson Violin I: Kristina Nilsson, Edward Wu, Cynthia Cummings, Barbara Engelsberg, Dianne Pettipaw, Kay Knudsen, Anne Hooper Webb, and Stacey Alden; Violin II: Colin Davis, Pattison Story, Mary Alyce Groman, Yi Ching Fedkenheuer, Colleen Brannen, and Lena Wong; Viola: Donna Jerome, Susan Gottschalk, Gillian Rogell, and Nathaniel Farny; Cello: Jolene Kessler, Lynn Nowels, and Michael Curry; Bass: Joseph Holt and Barry Boettger; Flute: Ann Bobo; Oboe: Nancy Dimock; Clarinet: Julie Vaverka; Bassoon: Ronald Haroutunian; French Horn: Thomas Haunton; Trumpet: Dana Russian; Trombone: Hans Bohn; Percussion: Jeffrey Fischer; Piano: Rebecca Plummer

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

VILJA SONG from The Merry Widow
—Renée Fleming and Lee Musiker
—w/m: Franz Lehár
—rec.: "Renée Fleming- The Beautiful Voice" Decca Records 458858

O MIO BABBINO CARO from Gianni Schicchi
—Renée Fleming and Lee Musiker
—w/m: Giacomo Puccini
—rec.: "Renée Fleming" Decca Records 467049

LA INFLUENZA (Opera)


—Garrison Keillor, Vern Sutton, Janis Hardy, Maria Jette, The Ensemble Singers of the Plymouth Music Series, The Lake
—Wobegon String Quartet, Richard Dworsky, Pat Donohue, Greg Hippen, Arnie Kinsella
—w: Garrison Keillor
—m: various

ASE'S DEATH
—m: Edvard Grieg
—arr.: Richard Dworsky

PAGLIACCI
—m: R. Leoncavallo
—arr.: Richard Dworsky

RITE OF SPRING
—m: Igor Stravinsky
—arr.: Russell Warner

UN BEL DI
—m: Puccini
—arr.: Andy Stein

MUSETTA'S WALTZ
—m: Puccini

LA CI DAREM LA MANO
—m: W.A. Mozart
—arr.: Russell Warner

AIDA, excerpt from "Triumphal March"
—m: G. Verdi
—arr.: Russell Warner

LIGHT CAVALRY
—m: Suppé
—arr.: Russell Warner

O SOLE MIO
—m: E. di Capua
—arr.: Andy Stein
IN MY ROOM
—w/m: Brian Wilson, Gary Usher
—©1964 Irving Music (BMI)
—arr. Russell Warner

TORNA A SORRENTO
—m: Ernesto deCurtis
—arr.: Russell Warner

SANTA LUCIA
—m: Téodoro Cottrau

POWDERMILK BISCUIT THEME
—Garrison Keillor, The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band
—w/m: Garrison Keillor
—© Garrison Keillor

GUY NOIR THEME
—Richard Dworsky, Andy Stein, Gary Raynor, and Arnie Kinsella
—w: Garrison Keillor
—m: Richard Dworsky
—© 1995 Keillor/ Dworsky

GUY NOIR script underscore
—Richard Dworsky
—m: Richard Dworsky
—© 2005 Richard Dworsky (BMI)

SOME OF THESE DAYS (Intermission)
—Guy's All-Star Shoe Band
—w/m: Shelton Brooks
—© Jerry Vogel Music Co. Inc.

OPERA script underscore
—Richard Dworsky
—m: Richard Dworsky
—© 2002 Richard Dworsky

THE GASMAN COMETH
—Bryn Terfel and John Fisher
—w/m: Michael Flanders, Donald Swann
—© Mechanical Copyright Protection Society Ltd

MY LITTLE WELSH HOME (from "Two Songs of the Welsh Mountains")
—Bryn Terfel, John Fisher
—w/m: W. S. Gwynn Williams
—© WB Music Corp.

HUMORESQUE
—Pat Donohue, Richard Dworsky, Gary Raynor, Arnie Kinsella
—m: Antonin Dvorak

LA DONNA È MOBILE from "Rigoletto"
—Mark Thomsen and Sonya Thompson
—w/m: Giuseppe Verdi
—© 1913 (renewed 1941) G. Schirmer, Inc.

DANNY THE OPERA DOG script underscore
—Richard Dworsky m: Richard Dworsky
—© 1999 Richard Dworsky

VOI, CHE SAPETE (from "Le Nozze di Figaro") in "Danny the Opera Dog" script
—Garrison Keillor and Richard Dworsky
—w/m: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

LÀ CI DAREM LA MANO (excerpt, from "Don Giovanni") in "Danny the Opera Dog" script
—Garrison Keillor, Richard Dworsky, Tom Keith (dog SFX)
—w: Lorenzo Da Ponte; m: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

VOI CHE SAPETE (from The Marriage of Figaro)
—Susan Graham and Pro Arte Orchestra
—m: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
—rec.: "Il Tenero Momento: Mozart and Gluck Arias" Erato 85768

SCENE AND HABAÑERA from CARMEN
—Susan Graham and Pro Arte Orchestra
—m: Georges Bizet

JELLO ARIA (CHE GELIDA MANINA from La Bohème)
—Maria Jette, Richard Dworsky, Andy Stein, Gary Raynor
—w/m: Giacomo Puccini
—new words: Garrison Keillor
—© 2001 Garrison Keillor

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