Jul
7
12:15 pm12:15

Lunchtime Carillon Concert and Tour

Summer Lunchtime Carillon Concerts and Tours by George Leggiero, University Circle Carillonneur begin this week. A Tour will follow the program. Meet at the tower entrance on Euclid Avenue.   Free Parking.

This concert will be repeated on Sunday morning, July 9th at 11am.

Check back for details.


Jun
16
12:15 pm12:15

Lunchtime Carillon Concert and Tower Tour

Lunchtime Carillon Concerts and Tours by George Leggiero, University Circle Carillonneur. A Tour will follow the program. Meet at the tower entrance on Euclid Avenue.   Free Parking.

George Leggiero
Covenant and University Circle Carillonneur

Friday June 16, 201712:15 p.m.


I
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

Prelude for Lute BWV998
Air from Ouverture 3 for Orchestra
 
II
George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)

From: Water Music
Hornpipe, Air
Aria con Variazioni (for harpsichord)

III
George Philipp Telemann (1681-1767)

Fantasia I (for Solo Violin)
Largo, Allegro, Grave, Allegro

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Before each section a bell will toll the number corresponding in the program
Meet at the tower entrance following the concert for a guided tour.

This is the last carillon concert in the spring series of concerts.
Summer carillon programs begin on Friday July 7 at 12:15

The spring series is sponsored by Mildred Russin in memory of her son-in-law, Leslie Woolf.
The 2017 concerts are presented with the support of the Leonard Krieger Fund of the Cleveland Foundation.

 
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Jun
9
12:15 pm12:15

Lunchtime Carillon Concert and Tower Tour

Lunchtime Carillon Concerts and Tours by George Leggiero, University Circle Carillonneur. A Tour will follow the program. Meet at the tower entrance on Euclid Avenue.   Free Parking.

George Leggiero, Covenant and University Carillonneur
Celebrating the 49th Anniversary
of the Dedication of the McGaffin Carillon

I
Matthias van den Gheyn

Preludio No. 5 for Carillon*

II
Two Hymns (arr. L ‘t Hart)
Our God, Our Help in Ages Past*
Once to Every Man and Nation*

III
Arthur Lynds Bigelow

Grote Klokken, Kleine Klokken (Big Bells, Little Bells)

IV
Albert de Klerk

Chaconne and Fugue*

V
Staff Nees

Capriccio

* Played at the dedication concert June 9, 1968

Before each section a bell will toll the number corresponding in the program
Meet at the tower entrance following the concert for a guided tour.

The spring series is sponsored by Mildred Russin in memory of her son-in-law, Leslie Woolf.
The 2017 concerts are presented with the support of the Leonard Krieger Fund of the Cleveland Foundation.

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Jun
2
12:15 pm12:15

Lunchtime Carillon Concert and Tower Tour

Lunchtime Carillon Concerts and Tours by George Leggiero, University Circle Carillonneur. A Tour will follow the program. Meet at the tower entrance on Euclid Avenue.   Free Parking.

George Leggiero
Covenant and University Circle Carillonneur

Friday June 2, 201712:15 p.m.

I
B. Tideman-Weijers

Little Suite for Carillon
Allegretto
Andante
Allegro

II
Two English Folk Songs  

arr. L ‘t Hart
As I went out one May morning
The English Country Garden

III
Ronald Barnes

Sicilienne from Serenade for Carillon

IV
P.S. Rung-Keller

Theme and Variations on an Old Danish Folksong

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Before each section a bell will toll the number corresponding in the program
Meet at the tower entrance following the concert for a guided tour.

The spring series is sponsored by Mildred Russin in memory of her son-in-law, Leslie Woolf.
The 2017 concerts are presented with the support of the Leonard Krieger Fund of the Cleveland Foundation.

 
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May
26
12:15 pm12:15

Lunchtime Carillon Concert and Tour

Lunchtime Carillon Concerts and Tours by George Leggiero, University Circle Carillonneur. A Tour will follow the program. Meet at the tower entrance on Euclid Avenue.   Free Parking.

George Leggiero
Covenant and University Circle Carillonneur

America the Beautiful
arr. M. Myhre

Chester
arr. M. Myhre

When Johnny Comes Marching Home
Louis Lambert arr. M. Myhre

Keller’s American Hymn
Matthias Keller, arr. L. ‘t Hart

Over There
George M. Cohanarr. R. Lodine

Memorial Chimes
Edward Elgar
Commissioned for the dedication of the Loughborough War Memorial Carillon 1928

America
arr. L. ‘tHart

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Before each section a bell will toll the number corresponding in the program
Meet at the tower entrance following the concert for a guided tour.

The spring series is sponsored by Mildred Russin in memory of her son-in-law, Leslie Woolf.
The 2017 concerts are presented with the support of the Leonard Krieger Fund of the Cleveland Foundation.

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May
19
12:15 pm12:15

Lunchtime Carillon Concert and Tour

Lunchtime Carillon Concerts and Tours by George Leggiero, University Circle Carillonneur. A Tour will follow the program.    Free Parking.

George Leggiero
Covenant and University Circle Carillonneur

Sweet Suites
Suites for carillon from the 18th and 20th centuries

I
 Robert de Visée (1650-1725)  arr. R. Barnes

Suite in d Minor
Prelude, Allemande, Courante,
Sarabande, Bourrée  

II
Sjef van Balkom (1922-2004)

Kleine Suite (1965)
I. Adagio
II. Adagio (Pedal Solo) – Andande
III. Allegro

III
Géo Clément (1902-1969)

Suite Archaïque
Rigaudon, Pavane, Menuet    

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Before each section a bell will toll the number corresponding in the program
Meet at the tower entrance following the concert for a guided tour.

The spring series is sponsored by Mildred Russin in memory of her son-in-law, Leslie Woolf.
The 2017 concerts are presented with the support of the Leonard Krieger Fund of the Cleveland Foundation.

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May
12
12:15 pm12:15

Lunchtime Carillon Concert and Tour

Lunchtime Carillon Concert and Tours by George Leggiero, University Circle Carillonneur. A Tour will follow the program. Meet at the tower entrance on Euclid Avenue.   Free Parking.

              David Osburn

              David Osburn

Guest Carillonneur
David Osburn, St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Cleveland Heights

Selected Songs of Nations
Anthems, Almost Anthems, and Might as Well Be Anthems
    with variations by the carillonneur.

 

National Anthem of the Bahamas
March On, Bahamaland, adopted 1973

Austrian National Anthem  Osterreichische Bundeshymne
One of Mozart's last compositions in 1791 used in his Freemasons Cantata K623

European Union Official Anthem
Ode To Joy Beethoven's 9th & worldwide hymn adopted in 1971

Netherlands National Anthem
Wilhelmus van Nassouwe
or simply the Wilhelmus
first published 1626 in a hymnbook

British National Anthem God Save the Queen
first used in 1744 Goes back many more years
became hymn "America" in the U.S. (My Country 'Tis of Thee)

French National Anthem La Marseillaise
composed in 1792 adopted in 1795 banned under Napoleon


Russian National Anthem (former)
God Save the Tsar
from 1833 until 1917 revolution Found in many hymnals as "Russian Hymn" or "Russia"

Australian Patriotic Song Waltzing Matilda
Always heavily identified with Austriala and the United States Marines

Australian National Anthem
Advance Australia Fair

Unofficial National Anthem of Scotland
Scotland The Brave

Wales National Anthem Land of My Fathers
("Hen Wlad Fy Nhadau" in Welsh)

Bread of Heaven ("Cwm Rhondda" in Welsh and often used for Wales sporting events)
Always popular hymn worldwide

"Virtual" National Song of England Jerusalem
Written by Hubert Parry in 1916

David Osburn studied under premier North American carillonneur Percival Price at the University of Michigan. He studied organ with the Cleveland Museum of Art’s Walter Blodgett. He has restored and installed a Holtkamp pipe organ in his Middleburg Heights music studio, where he taught piano for forty years. He is in his twenty-seventh year as carillonneur of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Cleveland Heights. For the past 26 years he has presented the annual Independence Day Carillon concert in Gates Mills. 

Meet at the tower entrance following the concert for a guided tour

The spring series is sponsored by Mildred Russin in memory of her son-in-law, Leslie Woolf.
The 2017 concerts are presented with the support of the Leonard Krieger Fund of the Cleveland Foundation.

 

 

May
5
12:15 pm12:15

Lunchtime Carillon Concert and Tour

Lunchtime Carillon Concerts and Tours by George Leggiero, University Circle Carillonneur. A Tour will follow the program. Meet at the tower entrance on Euclid Avenue.   Free Parking. 

George Leggiero, Covenant and University Circle Carillonneur
Friday, May 5, 2017   12:15 p.m.
Mid-Century Modern, Sacred and Secular

Program

I
Jean W. Miller (1955- )
Suite For Carillon

Rather lively, joyous
Rather slow, with feeling
Lively and gay

II
Chris Dubois (1934-  )
Partita sopra “Vater unser im Himmelreich”

I. [Introduction]
II. Bicinim
III. Kleine Toccata
IV. Moderato

III
Jurriaan Andriessen (1925-1996)
Intermezzo No. 1

IV
Willem Vogel (1920-2010)
Sonatine voor Beiaard (Sonatina for Carillon)

Allegro espressivo
Adagio (non troppo)
Rondo (prestissimo)

Before each section a bell
will toll the number corresponding in the program

The spring series is sponsored by Mildred Russin in memory of her son-in-law, Leslie Woolf.

The 2017 concerts are presented with the support of the Leonard Krieger Fund of the Cleveland Foundation.

Apr
28
12:15 pm12:15

Lunchtime Carillon Concert and Tour

Lunchtime Carillon Concert and Tours by George Leggiero, University Circle Carillonneur. A Tour will follow the program. Meet at the tower entrance on Euclid Avenue.   Free Parking.

George Leggiero,
Covenant and University Circle Carillonneur
Friday April 28, 2017   12:15p.m.

Program
I
Arcangelo Corelli (1653-1713)
Suite in F (arr. H. Fusner)
Largo
Allemanda
Sarabanda
Giga

II
Leen ‘t Hart (1920-1922)
Three Sketches
Morning
Midday
Evening

III
Ronald Barnes (1927-1997)
Paraphrase on a Siciliana of Pasquale Ricci

IV
Anonymous 18th c.
from the Carillon notebook of Johannes de Gruytters
Allegro

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Before each section a bell
will toll the number corresponding in the program

The spring series is sponsored by Mildred Russin in memory of her son-in-law, Leslie Woolf.

The 2017 concerts are presented with the support of the Leonard Krieger Fund of the Cleveland Foundation.

Apr
21
12:15 pm12:15

Lunchtime Carillon Concerts and Tours Return!

Lunchtime Carillon Concerts and Tours return on April 21st with a concert of music by Bach, Handel and Telemann by George Leggiero, University Circle Carillonneur. A Tour will follow the program. Meet at the tower entrance on Euclid Avenue.   Free Parking.

Program
Music by Bach, Handel and Telemann

J. S. Bach
arr. L. 't Hart

"Little" Prelude and Fugue BWV 553
Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring

G. F Handel
arr. R. Lodine
Water Music
Hornpipe - Air - Minuet I - Minuet II - Hornpipe

G. P. Telemann
arr. R. Barnes
Fantasie I (for violin)
Largo - Allegro - Grave - Allegro

Dec
24
7:30 pm19:30

Annual Christmas Eve Carillon Concert

This year's annual Christmas Eve McGaffin Carillon Concert will take place at 7:30pm. George Leggiero will perform a program of international carols. Immediately following, there will be 30 minute carol sing in the church that will include choir and organ. This will all precede Lessons and Carols at 8:30pm. Come for any or all of the festivities.

PROGRAM
George Leggiero, Covenant and University Circle Carillonneur

Introit for Christmas Eve    Ronald Barnes
(Based on an old Flemish Carol)

Advent
O Come, O Come, Emmanuel (15th c. French)
Let All Mortal Men Keep Silence

Nativity
Il est né, le divin enfant (French)
Infant Holy, Infant Lowly (Polish)
Gesu Bambino

Shepherds
Pastoral   G. F. Handel
Whence, O Shepherd Maiden? (French)
Shepherds, What Joyful Tidings (Dutch)

The Three Kings
We Three Kings of Orient Are

Carol of the Bells

Dec
21
4:30 pm16:30

Candlelight Labyrinth Walk at The Seidman Center Healing Garden

As the darkest day of the year nears, the Seidman Cancer Center’s Schneider Healing Garden—right across Euclid Avenue from the McGaffin Tower—once again hosts a candlelight labyrinth walk on Wednesday, Dec. 21, at 4:30–5:30 p.m. University Circle Carillonneur George Leggiero will play meditative music by classical composers from the Baroque to the 20th century, including J. S. Bach, R. De Visée, W. A. Mozart, J. Brahms, and F. Poulenc, as well as seasonal music. To join the walk and enjoy some hot chocolate, meet in the Seidman lobby at 4:30 p.m. For more information, call 216.286.4636.

Dec
4
12:00 pm12:00

Holiday CircleFest. Tours, Exhibit, Concert.

We'll be joining our University Circle neighbors in celebrating the season. 

Visit the Friends of the McGaffin Carillon in University Circle tent on the tower lawn, next to the CircleFest shuttle stop, for hot spiced tea and cookies. Pick up an "I Heard the Bells in University Circle" wristband.

Exhibits. Visit The Herrick Room on the third floor of the tower for information and exhibits about the bells and their history. Dutch chocolate, cookies and other gift items will be available for purchase to help support the Friends of the Carillon. There will be a discount for Friends of the McGaffin Carillon

Tours of the bell tower at noon, 1, 2, and 3pm. Space is limited. Reserve a space ahead of time by emailing us at info@ucbells.org. Preference is given to the Friends of the McGaffin Carillon.

3:30pm Holiday Carillon Concert. 

George Leggiero
Covenant and University Circle Carillonneur

Program

I
J. S. Bach (arr. Arie Abbenes)

Sinfonia from Cantata 142 “Uns ist ein Kind geboren” BWV 142

II
Irving Berlin (arr. J. De Vreese)

I’m Dreaming of a White Christmas

III
Four Traditional Dutch Christmas Songs( arr. Leen ‘t Hart)

Celebrating the Dutch origin of the McGaffin Carillon Bells
Komt wilt U spoeden naar Bethlehem (Hurry to Bethlehem)
Herders, ik boodschap blij van stem (Shepherds I Bring You Good Tidings)
Herders, Hij is geboren (Shepherds, He is Born)
Komt, verwondert u hier mensen (Come and Stand Amazed ye People)

IV
Mel Torme(arr. P. Beullens)

The Christmas Song

V
Two Traditional Hanukah Songs (arr. R. Giszczak)

Hanukah, O Hanukah
S’Vivon

VI
Traditional (arr. G. Leggiero)

Jolly Old St. Nicholas

VII
Ukrainian (arr. H. Fusner)

Carol of the Bells

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Before each piece a bell
will toll the number corresponding in the program.

Nov
11
12:15 pm12:15

Lunchtime Carillon Concert and Tower Tour - A Veteran's Day Tribute

Bring a lunch and listen to the carillon from your car, the church lawn or the Case Western Reserve campus along Bellflower Road. Free parking in the Euclid Avenue lot in front of the tower. A tour will follow the concert.

George Leggiero
Covenant and University Circle Carillonneur
Friday November 11, 201612:15 p.m.
Veterans Day/Remembrance Day

Program

I
Johan Franco
Toccata No. 10

II
Samuel A. Ward
America the Beautiful

III
Jean Miller
Prayer for Peace

IV
Amazing Grace!

V
Edward Elgar
Nimrod from “Enigma Variations” opus 36
Memorial Chimes
(Comissioned for the dedication of the Loughborough, UK
war memorial carillon)

VI
anon.
arr. L. ‘t Hart
America

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Before each section a bell will toll the number corresponding in the program
Meet at the tower entrance following the concert for a guided tour of the tower.

This is the last in the fall series of Lunchtime Concerts.
Watch for information about our Holiday Circlefest activities on Sunday, December 4.

Nov
4
12:15 pm12:15

Luchtime Carillon Concert and Tower Tour

Bring a lunch and listen to the carillon from your car, the church lawn or the Case Western Reserve campus along Bellflower Road. Free parking in the Euclid Avenue lot in front of the tower. A tour will follow the concert.

George Leggiero
Covenant and University Circle Carillonneur
Friday November 4, 201612:15 p.m.

Program

I
William Boyce (1710-1779)
arr. David Herman
Voluntary No. 1

II
Jef Denyn (1862-1941)
Preludium

III
Adriaan Kousemaker (1909-1984)
Passacaglia, Aria and Fuge

IV
Ronald Barnes (1927-1997)
Sicilienne

V
Géo Clément (1902-1969)
Toccata

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Before each section a bell will toll the number corresponding in the program
Meet at the tower entrance following the concert for a guided tour of the tower.

 

Oct
28
12:15 pm12:15

Lunchtime Carillon Concert and Tower Tour

Bring a lunch and listen to the carillon from your car, the church lawn or the Case Western Reserve campus along Bellflower Road. Free parking in the Euclid Avenue lot in front of the tower. A tour will follow the concert.

Van Parker, Guest Carillonneur

I
Robert B Kleinschmidt
(1910-1959)
Prelude in the whole tone scale

II
Hilton Rufty
(1909-1974)
Suite for carillon
     I. Capriccietto
     II. Il Cassetta Musicale

III
Samuel Barber
(1910-1981)
Legend
Dirge

IV
Nino Rota
(1911-1979)
Novena di Natale
     IV. Glory in Excelsis Deo

Oct
21
12:15 pm12:15

Lunchtime Carillon Concert and Tower Tour

Bring a lunch and listen to the carillon from your car, the church lawn or the Case Western Reserve campus along Bellflower Road. Free parking in the Euclid Avenue lot in front of the tower. A tour will follow the concert.

George Leggiero
Covenant and University Circle Carillonneur
Friday October 21, 201612:15 p.m.

Program

I
Matthias van den Gheyn
(1721-1785)
Preludio No. 5 for carillon

II
René Peeters

Sarabande with Variations (1959)

III
Roy Hamlin Johnson

Slow Dance for Carillon(1959)

IV
Victor Herbert
(1859-1924)
(arr. F. Law)
Ah! Sweet Mystery of Life

V
Georg Philipp Telemann
(1681-1767)
(arr. R. Barnes)
Fantasie (for solo violin)
Dolce
Allegro
Largo
Presto

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Before each section a bell will toll the number corresponding in the program
Meet at the tower entrance following the concert for a guided tour of the tower.

 

Oct
14
12:15 am00:15

Lunchtime Carillon Concert and Tower Tour

Bring a lunch and listen to the carillon from your car, the church lawn or the Case Western Reserve campus along Bellflower Road. Free parking in the Euclid Avenue lot in front of the tower. A tour will follow the concert.

George Leggiero
Covenant and University Circle Carillonneur
Friday October 14, 201612:15 p.m.

Program

I
Baldassare Galuppi (1706-1785)

(arr. L. ‘t Hart)
Second Sonata
Allegro
Andantino
Presto

II
Ronald Barnes

Introduction and Sicilienne for Carillon (1981)

III
Carillon Notebook of Johannes de Gruytters (18th c.)

 (#96) Giga “par Couprin”

IV
Two Lullabies
Johannes Brahams
O. Fliesz (once attributed to W. Mozart)

V
P. S. Rung-Keller
Theme and Variations on an old Danish Folksong

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Before each section a bell will toll the number corresponding in the program
Meet at the tower entrance following the concert for a guided tour of the tower.

Oct
7
12:15 pm12:15

Lunchtime Carillon Concert and Tower Tour

Bring a lunch and listen to the carillon from your car, the church lawn or the Case Western Reserve campus along Bellflower Road. Free parking in the Euclid Avenue lot in front of the tower. A tour will follow the concert.

George Leggiero
Covenant and University Circle Carillonneur
Friday October 7, 201612:15 p.m.

Program

I
Robert De Visée
(1650-1725)
arr. R. Barnes
Suite in D Minor (for lute)
Prelude
Allemande
Courante
Gavotte
Menuet I & II
Gigue

II
Jean Miller

Soliloquy (1960)

III
Wim Mennes
(1917-1996)
Theme and Variations

IV
Erroll Garner
(1921-1977)
arr. J. Lerinckx
Misty

V
Gary White
(1937-)
Etude for Carillon

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Before each section a bell will toll the number corresponding in the program
Meet at the tower entrance following the concert for a guided tour of the tower.

 

Sep
30
12:15 pm12:15

Lunchtime Carillon Concert and Tower Tour

Bring a lunch and listen to the carillon from your car, the church lawn or the Case Western Reserve campus along Bellflower Road. Free parking in the Euclid Avenue lot in front of the tower. A tour will follow the concert.

Program

I
Julius Röntgen
(1855-1932)
Klokkenspel – Suite Op. 70
I. Het Sneeker Klokspel
II. Advocaten en Procurcuren
III. Id voer latest uit Hollandt
IV. De “lustige” Boer
V. Rondo

II
Ronald Barnes
(1927-1997)
Paraphrase on a Siciliana of Pasquale Ricci for Carillon

III
Franz Liszt
(1811-1886)
arr. L. ‘t Hart
Libestraum

IV
Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick

arr. R. Giszczak
Matchmaker from Fiddler on the Roof (1964)

V
Johan Franco
(1908-1988)
Toccata No. 10

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Before each section a bell will toll the number corresponding in the program
Meet at the tower entrance following the concert for a guided tour of the tower.

Sep
23
12:15 pm12:15

Lunchtime Carillon Concert and Tower Tour

Bring a lunch and listen to the carillon from your car, the church lawn or the Case Western Reserve campus along Bellflower Road. Free parking in the Euclid Avenue lot in front of the tower. A tour will follow the concert.

Program

I
Thoinot Arbeau

Pavan

II
Dietrich Buxtehude

Aria Rofilis

III
Jean Miller

Prayer for Peace (1962)

IV
Luwig van Beethoven

Für Elise

V
Heleen van der Weel

Little Suite for Carillon (1972)
Intrada, Canzone, Rondeau

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Before each section a bell will toll the number corresponding in the program
Meet at the tower entrance following the concert for a guided tour of the tower.

Sep
16
12:15 pm12:15

Lunchtime Carillon Concert and Tower Tour

Bring a lunch and listen to the carillon from your car, the church lawn or the Case Western Reserve campus along Bellflower Road. Free parking in the Euclid Avenue lot in front of the tower. A tour will follow the concert.

George Leggiero
Covenant and University Circle Carillonneur
Friday September 16, 201612:15 p.m.

Program

I
Charles Gounod
(1818-1893) (arr. L. 't Hart)
March

II
Neil Thornock
(1977- )
Sonatine Typique
Allegretto moderato
Larghetto
Vivace

III
Arthur Lynds Bigelow
(1910-1967)
Grote Klokken, Kleine Klokken (Big Bells, Little Bells)

IV
Neil Thornock

Sontine Atypique
Very slow and free
Not too fast
Very slow

V
Richard and Robert Sherman

Feed the Birds from “Mary Poppins” (1963)

VI
Henry Purcell
(1659-1695) (arr. R. Barnes)
Rondeau from The Fairy Queen

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Before each section a bell will toll the number corresponding in the program
Meet at the tower entrance following the concert at 12:45 for a guided tour of the tower.

 

Sep
9
12:15 pm12:15

Fall Friday Lunchtime Carillon Concerts Return

George Leggiero
Covenant and University Circle Carillonneur
Friday September 8, 201612:15 p.m.

Program

I
Arcangelo Corelli (1653-1713)
Suite in F
(arr. H. Fusner)
Largo
Allemanda
Sarabanda
Giga

II
Leen ‘t Hart (1920-1922)
Three Sketches
Morning
Midday
Evening

III
Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
(arr. B. Reitsma)
Song Without Words Op. 53 No. 5
Sonntagsmorgen
(Sunday Morning)

IV
Staff Nees (1901-1965)
Capricio

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Before each section a bell will toll the number corresponding in the program
Meet at the tower entrance following the concert for a guided tour of the tower.

 

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Aug
28
11:00 am11:00

Sunday Morning Carillon Concert and Open Tower

Bring a lunch and listen to the carillon from your car, the church lawn or the Case Western Reserve campus along Bellflower Road. Free parking in the Euclid Avenue lot in front of the tower.

George Leggiero, Covenant and University Circle Carillonneur

New Music for Carillon

The program will include compositions and arrangements recently published for the carillon including a few pieces from the 50 compositions commissioned by the Yale Guild of Carillonneurs to celebrate their fiftieth anniversary.

Check back for program and information

Lunch discount at The Falafel Cafe
The Falafel Café (11323 Euclid Ave., a few doors east) offers a 10% discount this Friday and Sunday to anyone showing this carillon concert program (paper or handheld device).

Aug
26
12:15 am00:15

Lunchtime Carillon Concert and Tower Tour

Bring a lunch and listen to the carillon from your car, the church lawn or the Case Western Reserve campus along Bellflower Road. Free parking in the Euclid Avenue lot in front of the tower.

George Leggiero, Covenant and University Circle Carillonneur

New Music for Carillon

The program will include compositions and arrangements recently published for the carillon including a few pieces from the 50 compositions commissioned by the Yale Guild of Carillonneurs to celebrate their fiftieth anniversary.

Program will be repeated Sunday morning, August 21. Open Tower.

Check back for program and information

Lunch discount at The Falafel Cafe
The Falafel Café (11323 Euclid Ave., a few doors east) offers a 10% discount this Friday and Sunday to anyone showing this carillon concert program (paper or handheld device).

Aug
21
11:00 am11:00

Sunday Morning Carillon Concert and Open Tower

Bring a lunch and listen to the carillon from your car, the church lawn or the Case Western Reserve campus along Bellflower Road. Free parking in the Euclid Avenue lot in front of the tower.

George Leggiero, Covenant and University Circle Carillonneur

Impressionistic Bells

The twentieth century revival of the carillon paralleled impressionism in music. Blurred harmonies, unusual tone colors and descriptive pieces explore the instrument's musical potential.

I
Arthur Lynds Bigelow(1910-1967)

Grote Klokken, Kleine Klokken
(Big Bells, Little Bells)

II
Sjef van Balkom (1922-2004)

Kleine Suite (1967)
I. Adagio
II. Adagio (Pedal Solo) – Andande
III. Allegro

III
Edward Elgar(1857-1934)

Memorial Chimes (1923)

IV
Géo Clément (1902-1969)

Colors (Three Sketches for Carillon)(1962)
Pastel, Ambre, Opaline

V
Emilien Allard (1915-1977)

Image No. 2(1959)

Before each section a bell will toll the number corresponding in the program

On Friday, meet at the tower entrance following the concert for a guided tour.
On Sunday, the tower will be open to visitors during the program.

Lunch discount at The Falafel Cafe
The Falafel Café (11323 Euclid Ave., a few doors east) offers a 10% discount this Friday and Sunday to anyone showing this carillon concert program (paper or handheld device).

Aug
19
Aug 21

Lunchtime Carillon Concert and Tower Tour

Bring a lunch and listen to the carillon from your car, the church lawn or the Case Western Reserve campus along Bellflower Road. Free parking in the Euclid Avenue lot in front of the tower.

George Leggiero, Covenant and University Circle Carillonneur

Impressionistic Bells

The twentieth century revival of the carillon paralleled impressionism in music. Blurred harmonies, unusual tone colors and descriptive pieces explore the instrument's musical potential.

I
Arthur Lynds Bigelow(1910-1967)

Grote Klokken, Kleine Klokken
(Big Bells, Little Bells)

II
Sjef van Balkom (1922-2004)

Kleine Suite (1967)
I. Adagio
II. Adagio (Pedal Solo) – Andande
III. Allegro

III
Edward Elgar(1857-1934)

Memorial Chimes (1923)

IV
Géo Clément (1902-1969)

Colors (Three Sketches for Carillon)(1962)
Pastel, Ambre, Opaline

V
Emilien Allard (1915-1977)

Image No. 2(1959)

Before each section a bell will toll the number corresponding in the program

On Friday, meet at the tower entrance following the concert for a guided tour.
On Sunday, the tower will be open to visitors during the program.

Lunch discount at The Falafel Cafe
The Falafel Café (11323 Euclid Ave., a few doors east) offers a 10% discount this Friday and Sunday to anyone showing this carillon concert program (paper or handheld device).

Aug
14
11:00 am11:00

Sunday Morning Carillon Concert and Open Tower

Bring a lunch and listen to the carillon from your car, the church lawn or the Case Western Reserve campus along Bellflower Road. Free parking in the Euclid Avenue lot in front of the tower.

David Osburn, Guest Carillonneur

A Carillon Pops Concert

Blue Tango – Leroy Anderson 1952
Happy Together – The Turtles 1967
Can’t help Falling In Love – Elvis 1961
Will You Love Me Tomorrow – Carole King/Goffin 1960
Funiculi Funicula – (for Mt. Vesuvius tram) 1880
Moondance – (Irishman Van Morrison) 1970
Over the Rainbow (w/ verse) – Harold Arlen 1939
Hedwig’s Theme – Harry Potter 2013
What a Wonderful World – written for Louis Armstrong 1967
Eleanor Rigby – Beatles – Their most mysterious song 1966
Granada – Mexican composer Augustin Lara 1932
Pure Imagination – from Willy Wonka 1971
Just the Way You Are – Billy Joel 1977
You Raise Me Up – Josh Groban 2003
and for the Rio Summer Olympics:
Aquarela do Brasil (or just “Brazil”)-Ary Barroso 1939

The Tower is open to visitors during the concert.

Lunch discount at The Falafel Cafe
The Falafel Café (11323 Euclid Ave., a few doors east) offers a 10% discount this Friday and Sunday to anyone showing this carillon concert program (paper or handheld device).

Aug
12
12:15 pm12:15

Lunchtime Carillon Concert and Tower Tour

Bring a lunch and listen to the carillon from your car, the church lawn or the Case Western Reserve campus along Bellflower Road. Free parking in the Euclid Avenue lot in front of the tower.

David Osburn, Guest Carillonneur

A Carillon Pops Concert

Blue Tango – Leroy Anderson 1952
Happy Together – The Turtles 1967
Can’t help Falling In Love – Elvis 1961
Will You Love Me Tomorrow – Carole King/Goffin 1960
Funiculi Funicula – (for Mt. Vesuvius tram) 1880
Moondance – (Irishman Van Morrison) 1970
Over the Rainbow (w/ verse) – Harold Arlen 1939
Hedwig’s Theme – Harry Potter 2013
What a Wonderful World – written for Louis Armstrong 1967
Eleanor Rigby – Beatles – Their most mysterious song 1966
Granada – Mexican composer Augustin Lara 1932
Pure Imagination – from Willy Wonka 1971
Just the Way You Are – Billy Joel 1977
You Raise Me Up – Josh Groban 2003
and for the Rio Summer Olympics:
Aquarela do Brasil (or just “Brazil”)-Ary Barroso 1939

Meet at the tower entrance following the concert for a guided tour.

Lunch discount at The Falafel Cafe
The Falafel Café (11323 Euclid Ave., a few doors east) offers a 10% discount this Friday and Sunday to anyone showing this carillon concert program (paper or handheld device).

Aug
7
11:00 am11:00

Sunday Morning Carillon Concert and Open Tower

Bring a lunch and listen to the carillon from your car, the church lawn or the Case Western Reserve campus along Bellflower Road. Free parking in the Euclid Avenue lot in front of the tower.

Van Parker
Guest Carillonneur

 Preludio No. 3
Mathias van den Gheyn (1721-1785)
 
Summer Fanfares (1956)
Roy Hamlin Johnson

Three Etudes(1988)
Stephen Rush
I. Paced, almost hurried
II. Slowly, almost lost
III. With drive

Concerto (for violin), Op 3 No 3
Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741)
I. Allegro
II. Largo
III. Allegro

During the concert, the tower is open to visitors this morning.

Lunch discount at The Falafel Cafe
The Falafel Café (11323 Euclid Ave., a few doors east) offers a 10% discount this Friday and Sunday to anyone showing this carillon concert program (paper or handheld device).

Aug
5
12:15 pm12:15

Lunchtime Carillon Concert and Tower Tour

Bring a lunch and listen to the carillon from your car, the church lawn or the Case Western Reserve campus along Bellflower Road. Free parking in the Euclid Avenue lot in front of the tower.

Van Parker
Guest Carillonneur

 Preludio No. 3
Mathias van den Gheyn (1721-1785)
 
Summer Fanfares (1956)
Roy Hamlin Johnson

Three Etudes(1988)
Stephen Rush
I. Paced, almost hurried
II. Slowly, almost lost
III. With drive

Concerto (for violin), Op 3 No 3
Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741)
I. Allegro
II. Largo
III. Allegro

Meet at the tower entrance following the concert for a guided tour.

Lunch discount at The Falafel Cafe
The Falafel Café (11323 Euclid Ave., a few doors east) offers a 10% discount this Friday and Sunday to anyone showing this carillon concert program (paper or handheld device).