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American Highways

Guy brings us a tribute to Dawn Upshaw, the soprano with the silvery voice whose crossover repertoire ranges from avant-garde to Broadway.

Tonight’s show focusses on the American Songbook, with cheerful, nostalgic, sad, (and sometimes melodramatic) tunes from Gershwin, Weill, Copland, Sondheim, and Maria Schneider.
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Theme Music:
Steve Reich; "The Desert Music" (1984)
1. First Movement (Fast)
Chorus of the Brooklyn Philharmonic, Members of the Brooklyn Philharmonic, Michael Tilson Thomas & William Carlos Williams. 
Nonesuch Records 79101.
Marc Blitzstein
2. I Wish It So (3:21)
2. In The Clear (2:37)
Stephen Sondheim
4. Never Get Lost, Take Me To The World (3:55)
5. The Girls of Summer (3:02) 
6. What More Do I Need? (3:04) 
Stephen Sondheim/ Leonard Bernstein
7. I Feel Pretty (2:20)
Ogden Nash/Kurt Weill
8. That’s Him (3:53)
Kurt Weill
9. My Ship (2:44)
10. The Saga Of Jenny (3:48) 
Dawn Upshaw
Electra Nonesuch 79345-2
Leonard Bernstein
11. Trouble In Tahiti – What A Movie! (5:07)
Kurt Weill
12. Street Scene – Lonely House (3:45)
John Adams
13. Nixon In China – This Is Prophetic (7:30)
Aaron Copland
14. The Tender Land – Once I Thought (Laurie’s Song) (4:05) 
Dawn Upshaw; David Zinman: Orchestra Of St. Luke’s
Nonesuch 79458-2
Maria Schneider
15. Walking by Flashlight (3:52) 
Dawn Upshaw
ArtistShare ‎– AS0121

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