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Lunchtime Carillon Concert and Tower Tour

David Osburn, Guest Carillonneur

Friday, August 18, 2017, 12:15 p.m.

A Carillon Concert for National Aviation Day

1. Air and Sea War (WWII) In the Pacific
From Victory at Sea
Richard Rodgers, composer
Song of the High Seas
Beneath the Southern Cross
Guadalcanal March

2. Folk Music In the Air
Leavin On a Jet Plane
John Denver, songwriter

3. Historic Aerial Humor
Come Josephine In My Flying Machine
Bryan/Fischer, songwriters
Good Ship Lollipop
Richard Whiting, songwriter
Aviation song? Yes, because singer Shirley Temple travels to a candy land and the “ship” is an American Airlines Douglas DC-2

4. The Ultimate Aviation Song of the Air Force
OffWe Go Into the Wild Blue Yonder
Robert Crawford, songwriter

5. Sinatra In the Sky
Come Fly With Me
Van Heusen/Cahn, songwriters

6. Classically Cloudy
Stormwolken (Tempest Clouds)
Edvard Grieg, composer
from Three Piano Pieces EG-112

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

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

Opportunities for corporate or individual sponsorship of carillon concerts are available.
Please contact info@ucbells.org for more information.
 
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