2004 Fisk/Christ Episcopal Church, Roanoke, VA
2004 Fisk/Christ Episcopal Church, Roanoke, VA

Can This Be Love? #2005

…in anticipation of Valentine's Day, some popular and classical selections which examine the emotion that makes the world go round.

Hour 1

COLE PORTERFrom this moment on.  RICHARD RODGERSYou took advantage of meJelani Eddington (1928 Barton/Capitol Theater, Madison, WI) PD Archive (r. 5/4/04)

DON GIBSON:  I can’t stop loving youJonas Nordwall (Wurlitzer/Organ Grinder Pizza, Denver, CO) OGAR 101

REGINALD KINGSerenade for my ladySimon GledhillRICHARD RODGERSMy funny valentineJim Riggs (1927 Wurlitzer/Alabama Theatre, Birmingham, AL) ALA 1783-09

HARRY WARREN42nd Street MedleyNathan Avakian (Kimball/Cleveland High School, Portland, OR) Avakian 709-01

RICHARD CUMMINSHymn Prelude, In heavenly love abidingThomas Baugh (2004 Fisk/Christ Episcopal Church, Roanoke, VA) Raven 850

OTTO OLSSONRomance, Op. 24Gunilla von Bahr, flute; Hans Fagius (1975 Christensen/Härnösand Cathedral, Sweden) Bis 160

PAUL FEJKOWildflowers of the heart (improvisation) –Paul Fejko (1934 Aeolian-Skinner/All Saints Episcopal Church, Worcester, MA) Arkay 6147

NAT AYER:  If you were the only girl.  BURTON LANE:  How could you believe me?  –Charlie Balogh (Wurlitzer/Organ Stop Pizza, Mesa, AZ) ERB 104

Filler – RODGERS: My funny Valentine (see above)

Hour 2

JOHANN LUDWIG KREBSHerzlich Liebe hab’ ich dich Herr (2 versions)William Wright (1746 Hildebrandt/Wenzelkirche, Naumburg) Deer Park 7836

LARRY KINGLet us love in deed and in truthMarble Choir/Kenneth Dake (1895 Müller & Abel/St. Joseph’s Church, Yorkville, NY) Tuneful Oasis 120813

MAURICE RAVEL (trans. Briggs):  Daphnis et Chloé (Suite No. 2)Paul Carr (1993 Walker/St. Chad’s Cathedral, Birmingham, England) Regent 384

HENRY MANCINICharadeJonathan Ortloff (1928 Wurlitzer/Auditorium Theatre, Rochester, NY) Ortloff 2009

ELNAR SWANWhen your lover has goneMark Herman (1928 Page/Embassy Theatre, Fort Wayne, IN) MH Productions 1001

COLE PORTERJust one of those thingsSimon Gledhill (1928 Wurlitzer/Fox Theatre, Detroit, MI) Clue 436

WALTER GROSS:  TenderlyDonnie Rankin (1929 Wurlitzer/Civic Theatre, Akron, OH) DR4-1993

LOUIS ALTERYou turned the tables on meHARRY BARRISWrap your troubles in dreamsKen Double (1926 Wurlitzer/Babson College, Babson Park, MA) KD 2011

Filler – GIBSON:  I can’t stop loving you (see above)