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September 2015

Monday, August 31 – Monday, 7 September, 2015

The carillon is silent.

Tuesday, September 8, 2015; from 12:00 p.m. to 12:15 p.m.

  • O Canada
  • Westminster, for carillon, by Robert Byrnes
  • Coronation March, by Clifford Ball
  • Pipe Tune: Highland Cathedral, by Michael Korb and Ulvrich Roever, arranged by Andrea McCrady
  • Medley of Canadian Travel Songs, arranged by Andrea McCrady
  • Come to Canada
  • V’la l’bon vent
  • The Chapeau Boys
  • Canada, A Centennial Song, by Bobby Gimby, arranged by Andrea McCrady

Wednesday, September 9, 2015; from 12:30 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Celebrating the historic reign of HM Queen Elizabeth II

  • O Canada
  • Westminster, for carillon, by Robert Byrnes

Birth Year: 1926:

  • Baby Face, by Benny Davis & Harry Akst, arranged by Andrea McCrady

The Second World War:

  • The White Cliffs of Dover, by Walter Kent, arranged by Andrea McCrady

Courtship & Wedding, 1949:

  • People Will Say We’re in Love, by Richard Rodgers, (the Royal Couple’s favourite song), arranged by Andrea McCrady

Coronation: 1953:

  • Coronation March, by Clifford Ball
  • Westminster Abbey, by Henry Purcell, arranged by Sally Slade Warner

Selections from 22 Royal Tours of Canada:

1951: Visit to Maple Leaf Gardens:

  • The Maple Leaf Forever, by Alexander Muir, arranged by Gordon Slater and James B. Slater

1959: Opening the St. Lawrence Seaway:

  • Rule Britannia, by Thomas Arndt, arranged by Andrea McCrady

1967: Centennial of Canada’s Confederation & Expo 67:

  • Canada, A Centennial Song, by Bobby Gimby, arranged by Andrea McCrady

2010: Canada Day:

  • Royal Fireworks Music, by George Frideric Handel, arranged by Beverly Buchanan
  • Overture
  • The Peace
  • The Rejoicing
  • God Save the Queen

Thursday, September 10, and Friday, September 11, 2015

The carillon is silent.

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Monday, September 14, 2015; from 12:00 p.m. to 12:15 p.m.

  • O Canada
  • It Might As Well Rain until September, by Gerry Goffin and Carole King, arranged by Andrea McCrady
  • See You in September, by Sherman Edwards, arranged by Andrea McCrady
  • September, by Geoffrey Cook
  • September Song, by Kurt Weill, arranged by John Courter
  • Try to Remember, by Harvey Schmidt, arranged by John Courter

Tuesday, September 15, 2015; from 12:00 p.m. to 12:15 p.m.

  • O Canada
  • Come to the Fair, by Easthope Martin, arranged by Sally Slade Warner
  • The Happy Farmer, by Robert Schumann, arranged by Wim Franken
  • Trottin’ to the Fair, arranged by John Knox
  • She Moved Thro’ the Fair, arranged by John Knox
  • Scarborough Fair, arranged by Sally Slade Warner

Wednesday, September 16, 2015; from 12:00 p.m. to 12:15 p.m.

  • O Canada

English Folksongs, arranged by Ronald Barnes

  • Blow Away the Morning Dew
  • There Were Three Ravens
  • Henry Martin
  • As I Was Going to Banbury
  • The Keys of Canterbury

Thursday, September 17, 2015; from 12:00 p.m. to 12:15 p.m.

Farmers’ Markets:

  • O Canada
  • For the Beauty of the Earth, arranged by Milford Myhre
  • We Plow the Fields, arranged by Sally Slade Warner
  • Bringing in the Sheaves, arranged by Andrea McCrady
  • All Things Bright & Beautiful, arranged by Beverly Buchanan
  • Harvest Field, arranged by Ronald Barnes

Friday, September 18, 2015; from 12:00 p.m. to 12:15 p.m.

Birthday of Johann Gottfried Walther (1684-1748)

  • O Canada
  • Andante, by Dieudonné Rayck, arranged by Albert Gerken
  • Concerto, by Johann Gottfried Walther, arranged by Karel Keldermans
  • Allegro
  • Adagio
  • Allegro
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Sunday, September 20, 2015; from 12:30 p.m. to 12:50 p.m.

Commemoration of the 75th Anniversary of the Battle of Britain

  • RCAF March Past, by H. Walford Davies, arranged by Andrea McCrady
  • The Airmen’s Prayer, by W. Campbell and Ken Bray, arranged by Andrea McCrady
  • Alouette, arranged by Claude Aubin
  • I’ll Be Seeing You, by Sammy Fain, arranged by Sally Slade Warner
  • When the Lights Go On Again (All over the World), by Eddie Seiler, Sol Marcus, and Bennie Benjamin, arranged by Andrea McCrady
  • The White Cliffs of Dover, by Walter Kent, arranged by Andrea McCrady
  • There’ll Always Be an England, by Ross Parker and Hughie Charles, arranged by Gordon Slater
  • Land of Hope and Glory, by Sir Edward Elgar, arranged by Percival Price and Andrea McCrady

Monday, September 21, 2015; from 12:00 p.m. to 12:30 p.m.

UN International Day of Peace

  • O Canada
  • Hymn to the United Nations, by Pau Casals, arranged by Andrea McCrady
  • The Peace, from Royal Fireworks Music, by George Frideric Handel, arranged by Beverly Buchanan
  • Hymn tune “Dickinson College” (Lord, make us servants of your peace), by Lee Hastings Bristol, Jr., arranged by Sally Slade Warner
  • Last Night I Had the Strangest Dream, by Ed McCurdy, arranged by Andrea McCrady
  • Peaceful Waters, by Gordon Lightfoot, arranged by Andrea McCrady
  • Hymn to Freedom, by Oscar Peterson, arranged by Andrea McCrady
  • Shalom Chaverim, arranged by Janet Tebbel
  • Let There Be Peace on Earth, by Sy Miller and Jill Jackson, arranged by Andrea McCrady

Tuesday, September 22, 2015; from 12:00 p.m. to 12:15 p.m.

  • O Canada
  • Little Fugue, by George Frideric Handel, arranged by Ira Schroeder
  • Sarabande and Ciacona, by Georg Böhm, arranged by Ronald Barnes
  • Fantasia IV per il violino senza basso, by Georg Philipp Telemann, arranged by Ronald Barnes
  • Vivace
  • Grave
  • Allegro

Wednesday, September 23, 2015; from 12:00 p.m. to 12:15 p.m.

  • O Canada
  • Appalachian Folksongs, arranged by LaSalle Spier
  • Love Gregory
  • George Collins
  • Thou hast left me ever, Jamie
  • Dear Evelina, sweet Evelina
  • Aura Lee
  • Sylvan Dell

Thursday, September 24, 2015; from 12:00 p.m. to 12:15 p.m.

  • O Canada
  • Rondino, by J. H. Kersberger
  • Dances for the Keyboard, by Karl Ditters von Dittersdorf, arranged by Rebecca Manouchehri
  • Jan de Mulder Suite, by Jos D’hollander

Friday, September 25, 2015; from 12:00 p.m. to 12:15 p.m.

Birthday of Jean-Philippe Rameau (1683-1764), Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-1975) and Glenn Gould (1932-1982)

  • O Canada
  • Allemande, from French Suite No. 2, by Johann Sebastian Bach, arranged by Andrea McCrady
  • Rigaudon I and II, by Jean-Philippe Rameau, arranged by Melvin Corbett
  • Tambourin, by Jean-Philippe Rameau, arranged by William De Turk
  • The Second Waltz, by Dmitri Shostakovich, arranged by Frank Steijns

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Monday, September 28, 2015; from 12:00 p.m. to 12:15 p.m.

  • O Canada

Repertoire from the Delft Carillon Book of Johannes Berghuys

  • Edited by Leen ’Hart:
  • Adagio
  • Bourrée
  • Edited by Ronald Barnes:
  • Contradance
  • Paul Jonas
  • Dance I and II
  • Marleburg
  • Gigue

Tuesday, September 29, 2015; from 12:00 p.m. to 12:15 p.m.

  • O Canada
  • Kanon für August Molt, by Ludwig van Beethoven, arranged by Gordon Slater
  • Impromptu, by John Knox
  • Pentekeningen, by Jenke Kaldenburg
  • Animato
  • Cantabile
  • Lamentoso
  • Spirituoso
  • Festivo

Wednesday, September 30, 2015; from 12:00 p.m. to 12:15 p.m.

  • O Canada
  • Sonatinas of Jiří Antonín Benda, arranged by Bob van Wely
  • Sonatina I in C major
  • Sonatina II in F major
  • Sonatina XVI in a minor
  • Sonatina XIV in G major
  • Sonatina VI in d minor
 
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