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Friday Lunchtime Concert and Tour

  • Alexander McGaffin Tower 11205 Euclid Avenue Cleveland, OH, 44106 United States (map)

A Lunchtime carillon concert. Bring a lunch, a lawn chair or blanket and a friend. Pick up a program at the base of the tower or online. Free. Free Parking.
This concert will be repeated on Sunday morning at 11 a.m.

George Leggiero, Covenant 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.

Géo Clément (1902-1969)
Colors (Three Sketches for Carillon)(1962)
Pastel, Ambre, Opaline        

Edward Elgar  (1857-1934)
Memorial Chimes (1923)

Sjef van Balkom (1922-2004)
Kleine Suite (1967)
I. Adagio
II. Adagio (Pedal Solo) – Andande
III. Allegro

Emilien Allard (1915-1977)
Image No. 2(1959)    

 Before each selection, a bell will toll the program number
Meet at the Euclid Avenue tower entrance following the concert for a tour.

The Friends of the McGaffin Carillon appreciates the support of The Leonard Krieger Fund of the Cleveland Foundation and the Ohio Arts Council.
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