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May 2015

Friday, May 1, 2015; from 12:00 p.m. to 12:15 p.m.

  • O Canada
  • C’est le mai, joli mai, arranged by Leen ‘t Hart
  • Now is the Month of Maying, by Thomas Morley, arranged by Heleen van der Weel
  • Sweet Europe, arranged by Ronald Barnes
  • Past Three O’clock, arranged by Ronald Barnes
  • The Crystal Spring, arranged by Ronald Barnes

Sunday, May 3, 2015; from 12:30 to 12:45 p.m.

Commemoration of the centenary of John McCrae’s poem, “In Flanders Fields”

  • O Canada
  • God Save the Queen
  • Is My Team Ploughing? by George Butterworth, arranged by Andrea McCrady
  • In Flanders Fields, by Alexander Tilley, arranged by Andrea McCrady
  • Hymn Tune: Thaxted “I Vow to Thee, O My Country”, by Gustav Holst, arranged by Andrea McCrady
  • Red, White, and Sorrow, a meditation on the poetry of John McCrae, by Matthew Larkin,
  • World premiere: commissioned by The Clan MacRae Society of Canada

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Monday, May 4, 2015; from 12:00 p.m. to 12:15 p.m.

  • O Canada
  • We Are All Earthlings, by Jeff Moss and Sara Compton, arranged by Andrea McCrady
  • Fly Me to the Moon, by Bart Howard, arranged by Andrea McCrady
  • I Don’t Want to Live on the Moon, by Jeff Moss, arranged by Andrea McCrady
  • Music from “Star Wars”, by John Williams
    • Theme from “Star Wars”, arranged by Janet Dundore
    • Princess Leia’s Theme, arranged by Janet Dundore and Andrea McCrady
    • The Imperial March, arranged by Andrea McCrady
  • Theme from “Star Trek”, by Alexander Courage, arranged by Andrea McCrady

Tuesday, May 5, 2015; from 12:00 p.m. to 12:15 p.m.

70th Anniversary of the Liberation of the Netherlands

  • O Canada
  • Wilhelmus, arranged by Andrea McCrady
  • Holland, ze zeggen, arranged by Leen ’t Hart
  • Waar de blanke top der duinen, arranged by Leen ’t Hart
  • Tulpen uit Amsterdam, by Ralf Arne, arranged by Andrea McCrady
  • Geef mij mijn Amsterdam terug, by Louis Davids, arranged by Arie Abbenes
  • Aan de Amsterdamse Grachten, by Pieter Goemans, arranged by Andrea McCrady

Wednesday, May 6, 2015; from 12:00 p.m. to 12:15 p.m.

  • O Canada
  • Selections of the Day performed by Minako Uchino
  • Canadian folksongs arranged by Andrea McCrady
    • Canadian Pacific, by Ray Griff,
    • Drill, Ye Tarriers, Drill, by Thomas F. Casey
    • Four Strong Winds, by Ian Tyson
    • Northwest Passage

Thursday, May 7, 2015; from 12:00 p.m. to 12:15 p.m.

  • O Canada
  • Vive la canadienne, arranged by Milford Myhre
  • Fantasy Variations on “Jenny Jones”, by Ronald Barnes
  • Oh Susannah!, by Stephen Foster, arranged by Jeff Davis
  • Pizzicato, from the ballet Sylvia, by Léo Delibes, arranged by Auke De Boer
  • K-K-K-Katy, by Geoffrey O’Hara, arranged by Robert Lodine
  • Annie’s Song, by John Denver, arranged by Sally Slade Warner
  • Suzanne, by Leonard Cohen, arranged by Gordon Slater
  • Miss Canada, by Will J. Davis, arranged by Andrea McCrady

Friday, May 8, 2015; from 12:00 p.m. to 12:15 p.m.

70th Anniversary of the end of World War II in Europe

  • O Canada
  • When the Lights Go On Again (All Over the World), by Eddie Seiler, Sol Marcus, and Bennie Benjamin, arranged by Andrea McCrady
  • I’ll Be Seeing You, by Sammy Fain, arranged by Sally Slade Warner
  • I’ll Be Home for Christmas, by Walter Kent and Buck Ram, arranged by Andrea McCrady
  • The Last Time I Saw Paris, by Jerome Kern, arranged by Sally Slade Warner
  • The White Cliffs of Dover, by Walter Kent, arranged by Andrea McCrady

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Monday, May 11, 2015

The carillon is silent.

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

Birthday of Jules Massenet (1842 – 1912) and Gabriel Fauré (1845 – 1924)

  • O Canada
  • Élégie, by Jules Massenet, arranged by James B. Slater
  • Two pieces by Gabriel Fauré
    • Pie Jesu, arranged by John Knox
    • Sicilienne, arranged by Karel Borghuis
  • Toccata, by Léon Boëllmann, arranged by Émilien Allard

Wednesday, May 13, 2015; from 12:00 p.m. to 12:15 p.m.

  • O Canada
  • Medley of Fiddle Tunes:
    • Paddy Whack Jig (Irish/Cape Breton), arranged by Milford Myhre
    • The Cabinet Meeting Jig (Cape Breton), by Gordon MacLean, arranged by Andrea McCrady
    • St. Anne’s Reel (New Brunswick/Quebec), arranged by Andrea McCrady
    • The Stack of Wheat (Irish hornpipe), arranged by Andrea McCrady
    • Sheguiandah Bay Waltz (Manitoulin Island), by Don Pettigrew, arranged by Andrea McCrady
    • Hewlett’s, by Turlough O’Carolan, arranged for strings by Fretless, for carillon by Andrea McCrady

Thursday, May 14, 2015; from 12:00 p.m. to 12:15 p.m.

  • O Canada
  • Carillon compositions by Émilien Allard
    • Profil Canadien no 3
    • Imagerie no 2
    • Poème de l’eau
    • Poème des pierres

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

Ottawa Tulip Festival

  • O Canada
  • When You Wore a Tulip, by P. Weinrich, arranged by Robert Lodine
  • Chanson des fleurs, arranged by Andrea McCrady
  • Du bist wie eine Blume, by Robert Schumann, arranged by Wendell Westcott
  • Tulpen uit Amsterdam, by Ralf Arne, arranged by Andrea McCrady
  • Tiptoe through the Tulips, by Joe Burke, arranged by Richard P. Strauss

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Monday, May 18, and Tuesday, May 19, 2015

The carillon is silent.

Wednesday, May 20, 2015; from 12:00 p.m. to 12:15 p.m.

  • O Canada
  • Toccatina, by Samuel Maykapar, arranged by John Knox
  • Vocalise, by Sergei Rachmaninoff, arranged by Émilien Allard
  • Marche, by Sergei Prokofiev, arranged by Moshé Lewkowitz
  • Russian Rag, by George L. Cobb, arranged by F. Randolph Philbrook

Thursday, May 21, 2015; from 12:00 p.m. to 12:15 p.m.

Guest performer, Julie Tomicic

  • O Canada
  • Sonata, L. 79, by Domenico Scarlatti, arranged by Milford Myhre
  • Lando, by Alice Gomez
  • Yanvalloux, from Haitian Suite, by Frantz Casseus, arranged by Ronald Barnes
  • Rondo Lidico, by John Courter

Friday, May 22, 2015; from 12:00 p.m. to 12:15 p.m.

  • O Canada
  • Compositions for the carillon
    • Aurora borealis, from Canadian Suite, by Percival Price
    • Movement I: Moderato, from Sonata for Carillon, by Edward Lee Cobb
    • Allegro, by Samuel Barber
    • Cometary, by Milford Myhre
    • Tribute to Copland, by John Courter

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Monday, May 25, 2015; from 12:00 p.m. to 12:15 p.m.

  • O Canada
  • Songs arranged for the carillon by Émilien Allard
    • Quand vous mourrez de nos amours, by Gilles Vigneault,
    • The Raftsmen
    • C’est l’aviron
    • Greensleeves and Double
    • Papillon, tu es volage
    • Come All Ye Young Sailormen

Tuesday, May 26, 2015; from 12:00 p.m. to 12:15 p.m.

  • O Canada
  • Presto, from Sonata No. 1 for solo viola, BWV 1001, by Johann Sebastian Bach, arranged by Bernard Winsemius
  • Andante, from Organ Concerto No. 1, by George Frideric Handel, arranged by Albert Gerken
  • Fantasia X per il violino senza basso continuo, by G. P. Telemann, arranged by Ronald Barnes
    • Presto
    • Largo
    • Allegro grazioso

Wednesday, May 27, 2015; from 12:00 p.m. to 12:15 p.m.

Welcoming Their Majesties King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima of the Netherlands

  • O Canada
  • Het Wilhelmus, arranged by Andrea McCrady
  • Oranjerapsodie (The Orange Rhapsody), by Joop Stokkermans
  • Sweelinck-Fantasie voor de Westertoren (Amsterdam), by Albert De Klerk
  • Comt nu met sang, arranged by Jaap van der Ende

Thursday, May 28, 2015; from 12:00 p.m. to 12:15 p.m.

  • O Canada
  • Perpetuum mobile, by Eugeen Uten
  • The Loco-Motion, by Gerry Goffin and Carole King, arranged by Andrea McCrady
  • Big Yellow Taxi, by Joni Mitchell, arranged by Andrea McCrady
  • There’s a Boat dat’s Leavin’ Soon for New York, by George Gershwin, arranged by Gerard de Waardt
  • Yellow Submarine, by John Lennon and Paul McCartney, arranged by Andrea McCrady
  • Mouvement perpetuels, no1 by Francis Poulenc, arranged by Jonathan Hebert

Friday, May 29, 2015; from 12:00 p.m. to 12:15 p.m.

Birthday of Isaac Albéniz (1860 – 1909)

  • O Canada
  • Capricho catalán, by Isaac Albeniz, arranged by Jules Vermiers
  • Spanish Dance Op. 37, no. 6, by Enrique Granados, arranged by Jef Rottiers
  • Waltz: “El Cariño”, by Juan Alais, arranged by Andrea McCrady
  • Carora: Vals Venezolano, by Antonio Lauro, arranged by Andrea McCrady
  • Vals muy lento, from Bocetos, by Enrique Granados, arranged by Liesbeth Janssens
 
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