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VIII.  Leonard Lehrman Oratorios, Operas, Song Cycles
[see also Vf & Vg]
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II. Jewish Music

III. Rosenberg Memorials

IV. Elie Siegmeister
& Martin Luther King

V. Marc Blitzstein
& Leonard Bernstein

VI. Earl Robinson & Pete Seeger

VII. Naturist Perfs

VIII. Leonard Lehrman
Oratorios, Operas, Song Cycles

IX. Long Island
Composers Alliance

X. Mozart, Schubert,
Schumann, Brahms, Debussy

XI. Composers Concordance

XII. Heine & Pushkin

XIII. By & About Women

XIV. Nadia Boulanger

XV. Songs of Love & War

XVI. Court Street Music

XVII. Miscellaneous

Recordings

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VIIIa) Jewish Voices in Germany - see IIa & IIh1

VIIIb) Sisters (i. Lot's Wife; ii. Miriam; iii. Zelophehad's Daughters)
1 National Council of Women, Time-Life Bldg Reception (w/Womansong) 6/12/89
2 Weill (Carnegie) Recital Hall, Ezrath Nashim Benefit 6/14/89 (w/Womansong) [see IIc19]
3 Leonard Lehrman 40th Birthday Concert, Temple Sinai, Roslyn 8/20/89
  (w/Womansong & Cadmon Hill-Clinton Dance Choir)
4 Downtown Music Concert (Mimi Stern-Wolfe, Dir.) Emanu-El Midtown Y 3/4/90 [i only]
5 Merkin Hall, NYC 6/23/91(w/Wendy Osserman Dance Co.) [iii only] [see IIIb1]
[iii also often sung as part of IIc & IIe]
6 Golden Fleece Square One, NYC 12/98

VIIIc) The Universal Declaration of Human Rights  by Leonard Lehrman  10/24/89
   United Nations Assn - w/Metropolitan Philharmonic Chorus Solo Quartet
  [also sung by Christ Church Babylon Choir, 10/24/04] 

VIIId) A Requiem for Hiroshima by Leonard Lehrman, words by Lee Baxandall
1 world prem. by Voices Saintpaulia, MPC Solo Quartet & Inoue Chamber Ens
at Riverside Church, NYC 8/5/90; also broadcast by WQXR & WBAI
2 MPC at Malverne Community Presbyterian Church 9/3/95*

VIIIe) Superspy!: The Secret  Musical (See also VIc , VIf.)
1 Tom O'Horgan's "Contrasts" Concert Series, NYC 3/6/88 (exc.)
2 U.S. Peace Committee - Paris, France 7/7/89 (complete- premiere)
3 Nassau County Community College, Garden City NY*  2/22/90
4 Community Church of Boston  2/25/90
5 Chelsea Center, East Norwich NY* 10/20/90
6 Center for Contemporary Opera, NYC*  Nov. 1, 17-18, 1990
7 PeaceSmiths, Amityville NY 2/7/14

VIIIf) New World: An Opera About What Columbus Did to the "Indians"
Complete Performances:
1-2 Lincoln Center Library (After Dinner Opera Company) & WQXR  10/12/91*
3 Temple Sinai, Roslyn NY 8/10/92 (w/MPC) [open dress rehearsal]
4 LICA & Huntington Arts Council, Heckscher Park 8/11/92 (staged world prem.)*
5 Donnell Library, N.Y. City 2/9/93*[Helene sang Queen Isabella]
Excerpts
1 Golden Fleece Ltd. Square One Series 3/31/90
2 WBAI 10/14/91
3 Haus der Kirche, Berlin 9/1/92
4 Dresden Center for Contemporary Music 9/5/92
5-8 First, 2nd, 3rd & 4th International Naturist Opera Workshop 7/89, 90 , 92, 94
Domaine Naturiste de Bélézy, Bédoin, France

VIIIg) The Bourgeois Poet (on 8 poems by Karl Shapiro)
1 LICA (Lehrman semi-centennial) at Bryant Library 8/20/99
2 Chapel Off Chapel, Melbourne  1/5/02

VIIIh) An Australian Odyssey (on 18 poems by 14 Australian poets)
1 Bryant Library, Roslyn NY 12/2/01 (complete)
2-4  3 Australian radio interviews, w/excerpts:
3CR with John Gunn, 12/30/01; 3AK with Brett de Hoedt, 12/30/01;
MBS-FM with Susan Batten, 1/5/02
5 Theodore Herzl Club, Melbourne (excerpt) 12/31/01
6 Chapel Off Chapel, Melbourne  1/5/02 (complete)
7 Club Hakoah, Bondi, Sydney 1/9/02 (excerpts)
8 Sydney Naturally 1/19/02  (excerpts) (+Naked Verses) [see also VIIc]
9 Vox Novus and Remarkable Theatre Brigade,
Jan Hus Playhouse (2 excerpts) 4/27/08
10 Court Street Music Recital (1 excerpt) 6/27/10

VIIIi) The Wooing -- Opera in One Act (libretto by Abel Meeropol, after Chekhov's The Boor
1 Great Neck House 2/9/03
2 Queens College 2/23/03
recorded on Original Cast CD #6055 [see IIIc1-2; Recordings, 11]
3 Syosset Library 11/10/12
4 Freeport Library 11/17/12
5 Bethpage Library 12/2/12

VIIIj) America: A Prophecy (William Blake)
and What Is God?: An End to War (ode from Euripides' Helen)
Premiere:  Songs of Love & War  (w/Gregory Mercer)
1 Jericho Library 1/21/07
2  Bryant Library 2/4/07

VIIIk) Alger Opera in Progress, with Kim Rich
excerpts performed:
1 Tamiment Library, NYU 6/13/07
2 Tamiment Library, NYU  6/19/08
3 Tamiment Library, NYU 6/18/09
4 Local 802, w/Metropolitan Philharmonic Chorus 6/17/10

VIIIl) Long Island Songs of Seasoned Women
Set to poems by:  Patti Tana, Sally Ann Drucker, Susan Astor, Marcia McNair,
Lynn Green, Lorraine Mund, Pat Falk, Margaret Dinzler Shaw, Muriel Lilker.
Premiere: Court Street Music Student Recital, 6/7/08
Sung by Helene Williams and IJ Merenini
2 excerpts sung by Helene & IJ: Court Street Music
House Concert/Student Recital 6/27/10 (See XVI)













VIIIm) Halifax Summer Opera Workshop
American Arias Master Class 7/26/12 & Recital 7/28/12
focusing on Blitzstein, Siegmeister & Lehrman

VIIIn) Hannah - 3-act anti-war feminist Chanukah opera; US premiere
1 Malverne Community Presbyterian Church 12/9/14
2 Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, NYC 12/23/14

  Leonard, Helene, Lynn Green, Marcia McNair, Muriel Shaw, IJ.