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Sweet Corn 1986 Concert Series
Directed and co-produced by Steve Bryant, co-produced by Demian

All the concerts were performed at the
First Christian Church, 1632 Broadway, Seattle, Washington.
All songs sung in English.

= Program 1 =
February 9, 1986
Songs made famous by Shirley Temple
Codfish Ball Lew Pollack/Sidney Mitchell
The Right Somebody to Love Lew Pollack/Jack Yellen
An Account-a I Love You Sam H. Stept/Bud Green

Canzonets by Thomas Morley (16th cent.)
I Go Before My Darling Thomas Morley
O Thou That Art So Cruel Thomas Morley
Lo Here Another Love Thomas Morley
When Loe, by Break of Morning Thomas Morley

19th Century American Songs
Kitty Popcorn Henry Clay Work
Beautiful Dreamer Stephen Foster
Buckskin Bag of Gold Henry Clay Work
Wilt Thou Be Gone, Love Stephen Foster/Shakespeare

Songs form Demian’s marionette opera
“Scaredy-Kate & the Monsters - or -
How to Pay the Rent”
Big Fat’s Song Josef Haydn/Demian
Good Morning Josef Haydn/Demian
Dragon Song Josef Haydn/Demian

Cynical and Serious Love Songs
Despina’s Aria
      from Cosi fan Tutte
W.A. Mozart
Pal of Mine Gitz Rice
Don Giovanni and Zerlina’s Duet
      from Don Giovanni
W.A. Mozart

Singers

Steve Bryant, tenor
Brad Curtis, baritone
Yvonne DeCoursey, soprano
Demian, tenor
Randi Ravitts, soprano


Music direction and piano by Steve Bryant

= Program 2 =
March 9, 1986

Selected arias from Demian’s new music drama
“Voice of an Angel: A Castrato Remembers”
                         Music of Glück, Josef Haydn, W.A. Mozart
                         Script, lyrics, direction by Demian
                         Castrato played and sung by Steve Bryant
                         Pianist Howard Hoyt

Beautiful Dreamer
Stephen Foster
Shark Song
      from Davy Jones’ Locker
Steve Bryant/Demian
Sweet Zoo Jeffrey D. Harris
Tale of the Oyster Cole Porter
I Go Before My Darling Thomas Morley
When Loe, by Break of Morning Thomas Morley
Despina’s Aria
      from Cosi fan Tutte
W.A. Mozart
Wilt Thou be Gone? Stephen Foster

Singers

Steve Bryant, countertenor
Yvonne DeCoursey, soprano
Demian, tenor
Randi Ravitts, soprano


Music direction by Steve Bryant
Pianist Howard Hoyt

= Program 3 =
April 13, 1986

A Heart That’s Free Alfred Robyn/Thomas Railey
Queen of the Night - Act I aria
      from The Magic Flute
W.A. Mozart
Dear Old Pal of Mine Gitz Rice
Let the Dreadful Engines
      from Don Quixote
Henry Purcell/D’Urfey
Dido and Aeneas, Act I Henry Purcell/Tate
Tale of the Oyster Cole Porter
Dialogue on a Kiss Henry Lawes/Robert Herrick

Songs from One Touch of Venus
My Foolish Heart Kurt Weill/Ogden Nash
Wonderful Him Kurt Weill/Ogden Nash
Speak Low Kurt Weill/Ogden Nash

When the Moon Comes
      Over the Mountain

Kate Smith/et al.
Brother Can You Spare a Dime Jay Gorney/E.Y. Harburg

Smiles: A radio play by Demian
Smiles Lee S. Roberts/
      J. Will Callahan

Singers

Ed Christian, baritone
Yvonne DeCoursey, soprano
Demian, tenor
Randi Ravitts, soprano


Music direction by Steve Bryant
Piano by Howard Hoyt and Steve Bryant

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