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. A tour of the tower happens after the concert. Free. Free Parking.
David Osburn, Guest Carillonneur
Friday, November 9, 2018, 12:15 p.m.
Honoring the Centenary of the Armistice that ended WWI
1. Three American songs from "The Great War"
Oh How I Hate to Get Up in the Morning (1918) Irving Berlin
I Didn't Raise My Boy to be a Soldier(1915) Piantadosi/Bryan
Keep the Home Fires Burning(1914) Ivor Novello
2. Unique Memorial Music by two great composers
In Flanders Fields(1919) Charles Ives of the United States
(One of three "war songs" from his collection of 114 Songs to be sung by baritone or male chorus)
Rigaudon(1914-1917) Maurice Ravel of France
(One of six movements from Le Tombeau de Couperin, each dedicated to a friend of Ravel who had died in the war)
3. More American songs
I Wonder Whose Kissing Her Now (1909) Howard/Hough & Adams
If You Were the Only Girl in the World (1916) Ayer/Grey
Smile, Smile, Smile (Pack Up Your Troubles) (1915) Powell/Asaf
When Johnny Comes Marching Home(1863) Louis Lambert
Civil War song appropriate for Veterans Day
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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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A World War I Armistice Centennial Commemoration, November 11, 2018