The SeasoningsThe Seasonings, S. 1-1/2 tsp.,
SATB Soloists; SATB Chorus; 2 Slide Whistles, 2 Kazoos, Tromboon, Windbreaker, Slide Windbreaker, Shower Hose in D, Foghorn; 2 Tpt., Timp., Elec. Org. or Accord., Str., (December 11, 1965), (20 min.).
1. Tarragon of Virtue is Full
2. And There Were in the Same Country
3. Bide Thy Thyme
5. Then Asked He
6. By the Leeks of Babylon, There We Sat Down, Yea, We Wept
7. Then She Gave In
8. Open Sesame Seeds
9. So Saying
10. Summer is a Cumin Seed
11. To Curry Favor, Favor Curry
Published by Whitebear Productions (1966 and 1973). Vocal Score published by Theodore Presser Company, Piano Reduction/Vocal Score: 411-41054; Full Score - Study: 411-41054S.
Performance materials available on rental from Theodore Presser Company, 116-41325.
Recording available on the album An Hysteric Return: P.D.Q. Bach at Carnegie Hall and the DVD P.D.Q. Bach in Houston: We Have a Problem!. All but the Fugue available on The Wurst of P.D.Q. Bach (Double CD Version).
Premiere: December 28, 1965, in New York City.
December 22, 26, 30, and 31, 1966, at Carnegie and Philharmonic Halls in New York City.
December 26 and 27, 1971, at Philharmonic Hall in New York City.
December 27-30, 1979, at Avery Fisher Hall in Lincoln Center, New York City.
December 26, 27, 29, 1996, at Carnegie Hall in New York City.
April 1, 1997, the Washington Bach Consort at the Church of the Epiphany in Washington, D.C.