Peace Tower Carillon: February noon-hour concert highlights

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Just about every weekday at noon there’s a 15-minute concert played by the Peace Tower Carillon, the massive collection of bells that ring out from inside the tower on Parliament Hill.  Here are some program highlights this month. (The full schedule of concerts is here.)

Monday, February 2, 2015; from 12:00 p.m. to 12:15 p.m.

Winterlude Festival

  • O Canada
  • Winter Wonderland, by Felix Bernard, arranged by Sally Slade Warner
  • Let it Snow, Let it Snow, Let it Snow!, by Jule Styne and Sammy Cahn, arranged by Sally Slade Warner
  • Frosty the Snowman, by Walter Rollins and Steve Nelson, arranged by Janet Dundore
  • Skating, by Vince Guaraldi, arranged by Andrea McCrady
  • Sleigh Ride, by Leroy Anderson, arranged by Richard von Grabow

Tuesday, February 10, 2015; from 12:00 p.m. to 12:15 p.m.

  • O Canada
  • Roller Skates, by Eugénie Rocherolle, arranged by Richard Giszczak
  • Les bicyclettes de Belsize, by Les Reed and Barry Mason, arranged by Andrea McCrady
  • Wait for the Wagon, arranged by Richard Giszczak
  • 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

Friday, February 13, 2015; from 12:00 p.m. to 12:15 p.m.

  • O Canada
  • My Funny Valentine, by Richard Rodgers, arranged by John Ellis
  • The Candy Man, by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newly, arranged by Andrea McCrady
  • The Look of Love, by Burt Bacharach, arranged by Andrea McCrady
  • Fascination, by Fidenco Dante Marchetti, arranged by Andrea McCrady
  • Un homme et une femme, by Francis Lai, arranged by Andrea McCrady
  • Let Me Call You Sweetheart, by Leo Friedman, arranged by Robert Lodine

Monday, February 16, 2015; from 12:00 p.m. to 12:15 p.m.

Commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Maple Leaf Flag

  • O Canada
  • The Maple Leaf Forever, by Alexander Muir, arranged by James Slater & Gordon Slater
  • This Canada of Ours, by Robert Donnell, arranged by Andrea McCrady
  • Profil Canadien no 1, by Émilien Allard
  • Maple Leaf Rag, by Scott Joplin, arranged by Arie Abbenes
  • Wavin’ Flag, by K’naan, arranged by Andrea McCrady

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