is "a live recording of The Intimate P. D. Q. Bach The Intimate P.D.Q. Bach stage show, featuring Professor Peter Schickele and the Semi-Pro Musica Antiqua" and was released on Vanguard Records in 1974. Many of the performer credits are humorous, and as with all P.D.Q. Bach recordings, the "S" numbers are fictitious and humorous.
Performers [ edit ]
Professor Peter Schickele, "beriberitone", calliope, siren (Quaint Old Innkeeper, Hansel Hunter, Monk, Doctor)
John Ferrante, "bargain counter tenor", harpsichord, razzer (Gretel Red Riding Hood, Village Idiot, Teddy Nice)
, piano, police whistle David Oei
John Nelson, "singist"
Peter Rosenfeld, celloist
Arthur Weisberg, "bassooner"
Track listing [ edit ]
1. Spoken introduction
, an opera in one unnatural act, S. Hansel and Gretel and Ted and Alice 2 (P.D.Q. Bach)
Aria: "I am a quaint old innkeeper"
Aria: "Like a lonely pilgrim"
Aria: "My name is Hansel Hunter"
Aria: "I'm the village idiot"
Aria: "Et expecto"
Aria: "There's something about a monk"
Duet: "Do you love me?"
Interlude: Medical examination
Aria: "I hope you'll take this friendly advice"
Aria: "Teddy Nice is my name"
Duet: "Jump not to conclusions"
Finale: "Just tell me what your name is"
from the The O.K. Chorale for calliope four hands, S. "Toot" Suite 212° (P.D.Q. Bach)
3. Spoken introduction
, for banned instruments and piano, S. "Erotica" Variations 36EE (P.D.Q. Bach)
Variation I: Balloons
Variation II: Slide Whistle
Variation III: Slide Windbreaker
Variation IV: Lasso D'Amore
Variation V: Foghorn, Bell, Kazoo, Gargle
4. Spoken introduction
, for three baritones and discontinuo, S. 1.19/lb (P.D.Q. Bach)
The Art of the Ground Round
Loving is as easy
Please, kind sir
Jane, my Jane
Golly golly oh
Nelly is a nice girl