The Merry Month of May

May 5, 2018, 4:30 pm

May is the theme with folk songs, Broadway selections, and operetta as sung by Julie Andrews, Robert White, Anna Moffo, Sergio Franchi, and Lawrence Tibbett.

Music

Overture from Very Warm for May by Jerome Kern
Rebecca Luker; George Dvorsky; Jeanne Lehman; Cris Groenendaal; Ambrosian Chorus; London Sinfionetta; John McGlinn, conductor
(London 1991. EMI 9 66294)

“All the Things You Are” by Jerome Kern
Rebecca Luker; George Dvorsky; Jeanne Lehman;  Cris Groenendaal; Ambrosian Chorus; London Sinfionetta; John McGlinn, conductor
(London 1991. EMI 9 66295 2)

“May Day Carol” Traditional
Robert White; Samuel Sanders, piano
(New York 1976. LP: RCA ARL1‐1698)

“The Lusty Month of May” from Camelot by Alan Jay Lerner & Frederick Loewe
Julie Andrews and Ensemble with Orchestra; Franz Allers, conductor
(New York 1960. SONY SK 60542)

“Oh, That We Two Were Maying” by Charles Kingsley and Ethelbert Nevin
Lawrence Tibbett with Orchestra
(New York in 1926. 78 RPM: VICTROLA 1172‐B)

“Will You Remember?” from Maytime by Sigmund Romberg
Anna Moffo and Sergio Franchi with Orchestra; Henri Rene, conductor
(New York in 1963. SONY 88875032232)