Peace Tower Carillon: June noon-hour concert highlights


Sitting on the Dock : May 23, 2015

Sitting on the Dock : May 23, 2015 by James Peltzer

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, June 1, 2015; from 12:00 p. m. to 12:15 p. m.

  • O Canada
  • Music of Richard Rodgers
  • June Is Bustin’ Out All Over, arranged by Andrea McCrady
  • You’ll Never Walk Alone, arranged by Julianne Vanden Wyngaard
  • Blue Moon, arranged by Gerard De Waardt
  • Edelweiss, arranged by Janet Dundore
  • The Sound of Music, arranged by Richard Giszczak

Thursday, June 4, 2015; from 12:00 p. m. to 12:15 p. m.

  • O Canada
  • Season of reunions:
  • Try to Remember, by Harvey Schmidt, arranged by John Courter
  • Those Were the Days, by Gene Raskin, arranged by John Courter
  • With a Little Help from my Friends, by John Lennon and Paul McCartney, arranged by Andrea McCrady
  • See You in September, by Sherman Edwards, arranged by Andrea McCrady
  • Happy Days Are Here Again, by Milton Ager, arranged by Andrea McCrady
  • Beer Barrel Polka, by Jaromir Vejvoda, arranged by Lisa Lonie

Wednesday, June 10, 2015; from 12:00 p. m. to 12:15 p. m.

  • O Canada
  • It’s a Small World, by Richard Sherman and Robert Sherman, arranged by Richard Giszczak
  • Walking on Clouds, by Geert D’hollander
  • Here Comes the Sun, by George Harrison, arranged by Andrea McCrady
  • Faraway Star, by Joanna Estelle, arranged by Gordon Slater
  • Is Somebody Singing? (ISS), by Ed Robertson, arranged by Andrea McCrady

Friday, June 26, 2015; from 12:00 p. m. to 12:15 p. m.

70th Anniversary of the Charter of the United Nations

  • O Canada
  • Hymn to the United Nations, by Pau Casals, arranged by Andrea McCrady
  • The Peace, from Royal Fireworks Music, by George Frideric Handel, arranged by Beverly Buchanan
  • Last Night I Had the Strangest Dream, by Ed McCurdy, arranged by Andrea McCrady
  • Hymn to Freedom, by Oscar Peterson, arranged by Andrea McCrady
  • Let There Be Peace on Earth, by Sy Miller and Jill Jackson, arranged by Andrea McCrady


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