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Artis Wodehouse Ellington/Wasserman piano Sophisticated Lady

Published on Feb 20, 2013 Artis Wodehouse performs the virtuosic Leopold Godowsky-inspired piano solo transcription arrangement by Herman Wasserman of Duke Ellington’s Sophisticated Lady. Wasserman, who arrived from Europe to the US in 1915 was a pianist, arranger, teacher and … Read the rest of this entry

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Arthur Farwell Omaha Indian Songs voice/piano

Published on Feb 12, 2013 George Spitzer, baritone and Artis Wodehouse, piano, perform Arthur Farwell’s 1908 arrangement of three songs of the Ohama Indian tribe Indian Songs Op. 32 . This live performance was part of a full program given … Read the rest of this entry

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Joplin Treemonisha Overture arr. Artis Wodehouse

Published on Feb 4, 2013 Artis Wodehouse performs her arrangement of the Overture to Scott Joplin’s 1911 opera, Treemonisha. The scrolling score seen here is Joplin’s original notation. While written on two staves and performable on the piano, Joplin intended … Read the rest of this entry

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Scott Joplin Treemonisha: Wrong is Never Right

Published on Jan 29, 2013 Soprano Marti Newland performing “Wrong Is Never Right” accompanied by pianist Artis Wodehouse from Scott Joplin’s 1911 opera, Treemonisha. The aria was originally scored by Joplin for tenor, but works equally well for soprano. The … Read the rest of this entry

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My Charmer, spare me! song by Louis Moreau Gottschalk

Published on Jan 28, 2013 Baritone George Spitzer performs Louis Moreau Gottschalk’s 1861 song, My Charmer, spare me! accompanied by pianist Artis Wodehouse live in concert presented by MELODEON chamber ensemble on 1/6/13 at Church of the Epiphany, NYC. Louis … Read the rest of this entry

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My Only Love Goodbye! song by Louis Moreau Gottschalk

Published on Jan 28, 2013 Soprano Marti Newland performs Louis Moreau Gottschalk’s 1863 song, My Only Love, Goodbye! accompanied by pianist Artis Wodehouse live in concert presented by MELODEON chamber ensemble on 1/6/13 at Church of the Epiphany, NYC. Louis … Read the rest of this entry

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Scott Joplin Treemonisha: We Will Rest Awhile folding organ

Published on Jan 28, 2013 Baritone George Spitzer and reed organist Artis Wodehouse, members of MELODEON perform “We Will Rest Awhile” from African-American Scott Joplin’s opera, Treemonisha. This is one of several video selections taken from their live performance of … Read the rest of this entry

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Scott Joplin Treemonisha: A Real Slow Drag

Published on Jan 28, 2013 Soprano Marti Newland, baritone George Spitzer and pianist Artis Wodehouse, members of MELODEON perform “A Real Slow Drag” from Scott Joplin’s opera, Treemonisha. This is one of several video selections taken from their live performance … Read the rest of this entry

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Scott Joplin Treemonisha: Superstition

Published on Jan 28, 2013 Soprano Marti Newland, baritone George Spitzer and pianist Artis Wodehouse, members of MELODEON perform “Superstition” from Scott Joplin’s opera, Treemonisha. This is one of several video selections taken from their live performance of “Treemonisha Suite” … Read the rest of this entry

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Charles Tournemire: small pieces for harmonium Op. 21

Published on Dec 11, 2012 Artis Wodehouse performs live in concert two short pieces by Charles Tournemire (1870-1939), Romance sans Paroles and Toccatina Op. 21 (published 1901) on 10/11/12 at St. Peter’s Church, 54th and Madison, NYC. The concert was … Read the rest of this entry

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