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August 15th, WaterFire Music Program

Clear Currents paddlers in the Waterplace Park Basin. Photo by Erin Cuddigan.
Clear Currents paddlers in the Waterplace Park Basin. Photo by Erin Cuddigan.

WaterFire Providence presents a full lighting on Saturday August, 15th sponsored by Amica Insurance and Nortek Inc. The lighting is scheduled to start at 8:07 p.m. and is set to run through 12:30 a.m. This is the music program for this specific event.

You can follow @WaterFire Music on Twitter for live Now Playing updates during the event. If you’d like to print this page or download the music program as a PDF please use the Print This Page button located below the song list.

Many of the songs on the WaterFire Providence soundtrack are available for purchase on iTunes.

 Click on the title of one of the songs to purchase and download that track from iTunes, a portion or each purchase is returned to WaterFire Providence.


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August 15th, 2015 – Music Program

7:47    “Being in Rhythm”
composed by Layne Redmond
performed by Layne Redmond & Tommy Brunjes
from Being in Rhythm

7:53    “Finney Makes a Point”
composed by Mike Figgis
performed by Mike Figgis
from Stormy Monday Soundtrack

7:56    Halleluyah
composed by David Hykes
performed by David Hykes, Michelle Hykes
and Timothy Hill voices and drum
from Harmonic Meetings

8:03    “Concerto in F”
composed by Antonio Vivaldi
performed by Ofra Harnoy, cello
and the Toronto Chamber Orchestra
from Vivaldi Cello Concertos

8:07    “Monteverdi Fanfare -from L’Orfeo”
composed by Claudio Monteverdi
performed by La Capella Reial de Catalunya, Jordi Savall conducting
from Le Concert des Nations

8:10    “Summa”
composed by Arvo Pärt
performed by The Hilliard Ensemble
from Arbos

8:15    La vie en rose
composed by Edith Piaf
performed by Edith Piaf and Louis Armstrong
from Greatest Classics: Guy Lombardo, Louis Armstrong, Count Basie

8:18    “Negro River”
composed by Philip Glass
performed by Uakti
from Aguas da Amazonia

8:22    Iguazu
composed by Gustavo Santaolalla
performed by G. Santaolalla and Anibel Kerpel
from Ronroco

8:27     Sudden Waves
composed by June Tabor
performed by June Tabor
from Angel Tiger

8:34    “Reprise”
composed by Zbigniew Preisner
from Blue soundtrack

8:35    “Lamento di Frederico” from L’Arlesiana
composed by Francesco Cilea
performed by Andrea Bocelli
from Viaggio Italiano

8:40    “Tre pezzi”  (second piece) 1956
composed by Giacinto Scelsi
performed by Claude Delangle, soprano saxophone
from The Solitary Saxophone

8:44    Azul
composed by Jesse Cook
performed by Jesse Cook
from Gravity

8:48    “Pur ti miro, pur ti godo”
composed by Claudio Monteverdi
sung by Danielle de Niese and Phillippe Jaroussky
conducted by Salle Pleyel
performed by Les Arts Florissants
from L’incoronazione di Poppea

8:52    A Thousand Whispers
composed by Michael Hoppe
performed by Michael  Hoppe & Martin Tillmann
from Afterglow

8:56    “Nekhome” / “Prelude No. 4”
composed by Frédéric Chopin arr. by Michael McLaughlin
performed by Shirim
from Klezmer Nutcracker

8:59    Misa Criolla” – Kyrie
composed by Ariel Ramirez
performed by Calchakis
from Misa Criolla

9:03    Theme for Ernie
composed by Fred Lacey
performed by John Coltrane
from Soultrane

9:08    “Nobody’s Fault But Mine”
traditional, arranged by The Blind Boys of Alabama
performed by The Blind Boys of Alabama
from Spirit of the Century

9:11    “Milk and Honey”
composed by Jackson C. Frank
performed by Jackson C. Frank
from Blues Run the Game

9:14    “Despertar”
composed by Sergio Lara and Joe Reyes
performed by Sergio Lara and Joe Reyes
from Exotico

9:19    “Scherza Infida”
composed by G.F. Handel
performed by Phillippe Jaroussky
from Jaroussky in Versaille

9:26    Pod Bay Doors
composed by David Chandler
performed by David Chandler
from Island Light

9:27    “Largo” from the Concerto in E-Flat, RV 408
composed by Antonio Vivaldi
performed by Ofra Harnoy, cello
from Vivaldi Cello Concertos Vol. 4

9:33    “Carpe Diem”
composed by Rodrigo Leão
performed by Rodrigo Leão
from O Mundo

9:38    Often a Bird
composed by Wim Mertens
performed by Wim Mertens
from The Best of Wim Mertens

9:42    “Milonga Triste”
composed by Sebastian Piana & Homero Manzi
performed by Hugo Diaz y su Conjunto
from The Tango Lesson soundtrack

9:45    The Dream of Rabbi Lavy
composed by Davka
performed by Davka
from Lavy’s Dream

9:49    “Jeito Faceiro”
composed by Joupery and Pierre Onasis
performed by Virginia Rodrigues
from Nós

Mutlu Kaya, 19, is a young woman from Turkey who was shot for being a woman singing a song on television. She was in a coma and is currently recovering slowly. We dedicate this track to her recovery.

9:53    “Hasretinle Yandı Gönlüm”
performed by Mutlu Kaya

9:56    “Ne Haciyiz Ne Hocayiz”
traditional Turkish Alevi folk song
performed by Hasan Saltik
from Yâre Dokuuma

10:00    “Oblivion”
composed by Astor Piazzolla
performed by Jean Yves Fourmeau Saxophone Quartet
from The Art of the Jean Yves Fourmeau Saxophone Quartet

10:04    Close Cover
composed by Wim Mertens
performed by Wim Mertens
from The Best of Wim Mertens

10:07    “Decorating the Dummies”
composed by Philip Glass and Foday Musa Suso
performed by Philip Glass and Foday Musa Suso
from The Screens soundtrack

10:10    “Bulgar Freilach”
performed by Kohelet 3
from More

10:13    “Casta Diva”
composed by Bellini
performed by Maria Callas
from Norma

10:16    Pie Jesu”  for John Carter Brown
from the Requiem, Op. 48
composed by Gabriel Fauré
performed by the Oxford Camerata

10:20    “Sposa non mi conosci”
composed by Geriniano Giacomelli
sung by Phillippe Jaroussky
performed by Ensemble Artaserse
conducted by Alessandro Tampieri

10:25    Melted Matter
composed by Tord Gustavsen
performed by the Tord Gustavsen Trio
from Changing Places

10:30    What Can I Do
composed by Anthony and the Johnsons
performed by Anthony and the Johnsons
from I am a Bird Now

10:32    (Don’t) Tremble
composed by Low Anthem
performed by Low Anthem
from Oh My God Charlie Darwin

10:37    Nocturne No. 1 in B flat minor
composed by Frédéric Chopin
performed by Daniel Berenboim, piano
from Chopin: Nocturnes

10:42    Synchrony No. 2
composed by Louis Hardin (Moondog)
performed by Kronos Quartet
from Early Music

10:45    Hene Ma Tov” (excerpt)
traditional song from Israel
performed by Harry Bellafonte
from Folk Songs from the World

10:47    Moe ‘Uhane” (Dream Slack Key)
composed by Sonny Chillingworth
performed by Sonny Chillingworth
from Sonny Solo

10:50    Many Rivers to Cross
composed by Jimmy Cliff
performed by Jimmy Cliff
from The Harder They Come soundtrack

10:53    Gomni
composed by Ali Farka Toure
performed by Ali Farka Toure with Ry Cooder
from Talking Timbuktu

11:01    “Looking for Sleep”
composed by Jenifer Smith
performed by Jenifer Smith
from Code Mesa

11:07    “Nocturne No. 8 in D flat major”
composed by Frédéric Chopin
performed by Daniel Barenboim, piano
from Nocturnes

11:11    Sacrifice
composed by Lisa Gerrard and Pieter Bourke
performed by Lisa Gerrard and Pieter Bourke
from The Insider

11:19    Tacoma Trailer
composed by Leonard Cohen
performed by Leonard Cohen
from The Future

11:25    Ill Wind
composed by Harold Arlen and Ted Koehler
performed by The Ben Webster Quintet
from Soulville

11:29    “Concerto in D Minor-Andante”
composed by Antonio Vivaldi
performed by Ofra Harnoy, cello, and the Toronto Chamber Orchestra
from Vivaldi Cello Concertos Vol. 2

11:33   Cantus in memory of Benjamin Britten
composed by Arvo Pärt
performed by Staatsorchester Stuttgart
from Tabula Rasa

11:38    “Eg veit I himmerik ei borg”
traditional Norwegian Song
performed by Anne-Lise Berntsen, soprano
and NilsHenrik Asheim, organ
from Engleskyts (Angel’s Arrows)

11:41    “Dos Gardenias”
composed by Compay Segundo
performed by Compay Segundo and Ry Cooder
from Buena Vista Social Club soundtrack

11:44    Areia de salamansa
composed by Pedro Rodrigues
performed by Cesaria Evora
from Cesaria Evora

11:48   Obiero
composed by Ayub Ogada
performed by Ayub Ogada
from En Mana Kuoyo

11:53    “Adagio for Strings” Op.11
Samuel Barber – composer
from String Quartet, Op. 11
performed by the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, Yoel Levi – conductor
from Music of Samuel Barber

12:03    “Little Potato”
composed by Malcolm Dalglish
performed by Malcolm Dalglish
from Welcoming Children into the World

12:05    Aguirre
composed by Popol Vuh
performed by Popol Vuh
from the soundtrack to Aguirre

12:12    Deliciae Meae
composed by Nicholas Lens
performed by Nicholas Lens, et al.
from Flamma Flamma: The Fire Requiem

12:17    “O mio babbino caro”
composed by Giacomo Puccini
performed by Renata Tebaldi
from Gianni Schicchi

12:19    Once There Was A Hushpuppy
composed by Dan Romer and Ben Zeitlin
from  the Beasts of the Southern Wild soundtrack

12:26    Meniscus
composed by David Curtis
performed by This Mortal Coil
from Filigree & Shadow

12:29    “If I Knew” [excerpt]
composed by Edgar Meyer
performed by Joshua Bell & Edgar Meyer
from Short Trip Home

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