Buried Treasure: Humor In Music

Listening Guide

The Works

Reynolds
Overture For A Comedy

Kling
Kitchen Symphony

Vaughan Williams
March of the Kitchen Utensils

Kossev
Joke

Anderson
The Waltzing Cat

Mehul
Overture Burlesque

DeBoeck
Humoresque

Humperdinck
Humoreske

Mayerl
April’s Fool

The Big Top
5 Circus Sketches – No. 2, Clowning

Schafer
Son of Heldenleben

Gillis
Perpetual Emotion
Quite Fast – In A Gay Manner

Spiritual – Slowly

Scherzofrenia Briskly – In A Gay Manner

Conclusion – Quite Fast

PDQ Bach
Iphigenia In Brooklyn
Introduction Cantata

Aria

Recitative

Ground

Recitative 2

Aria 2

Quolibet For Small Orchestra
Introduction

Allegro

Adagio

Allegro No. 2

Jacob
The Barber of Seville Goes To The Devil

Faure
Souvenir of Bayreuth

Madetoja
Comedy Overture

Rontgen
Symphonietta Humoristica
Vivace Giocoso

Con Molto E Con Delicatezza

Allegro Troppo E Marcato

Allegro, Un Poco Sostenuto – Piu Vivace E Scherzando – Tempo I – Piu Vivace

Bax
Rogue’s Comedy Overture

Holmes
Overture for a Comedy

Draeseke
Symphony No. 4 – Symphonia Comica
First Movement

Second Movement

Third Movement

Fourth Movement

Brian
Comedy Overture – Doctor Merryheart
Theme

Whimsies and Sunshadows

Smiles and Storms

Dreams, Asleep In The Arms of Venus

Merryheart As A Chivalrous Knight Chases Bluebeard

Merryheart Fights A Dragon

Merryheart Leads A Procession of Heroes

Merryheart Awakes

The Dance of Merryheart

Farnon
Playtime

Riisager
Carnival

Strauss
The Donkey’s Shadow
The Frog Pond

Anyone…

No. 1 Duet – Antrax Struthion

The Horizon…

No. 2 Duet – Antrax Struthion

The Scene…

Song of Phillippides

The Two Lawyers…

No. 4 Duet – Physignatus Poluphonus

The Scene…

No. 5 – Song of Kenteterion

There’s A Knock

No. 6 – Trio, Physignatus, Kenteterion, Struthion

In The…

No. 7 – Trio, Antrax, Krobyle, Gorgo

Krobyle Speaks

No. 8a – Gorgo’s Arietta

Antrax Ia A Little…

No. 8b – Trio, Antrax, Krobyle, Gorgo

The Interest…

Pantomime of Frogs and Storks

After A Moment…

No. 10 – Chorus

Phillippides The Judge

No. 11a – Intermezzo, Narrator & No. 11b – Chorus

Struthion On The Left

Phillippides Address

Phillippes…

No. 13 – Finale

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