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August 19, 2023 – WaterFire Music Program

Photograph by Jeffrey Stolzberg

WaterFire Providence presents a Full Lighting of WaterFire on Saturday, August 19, 2023. The lighting will begin around sunset (8:13 pm) and is set to run until midnight. This lighting is supported by Cox Business and Cox Media.

All of the music is the work of the original artists listed below and they retain the copyright. The music is used here by permission of the artist or the recording company and/or licensed for public performance through ASCAP, SESAC, and/or BMI (including their affiliated foreign performance rights societies). We urge you to further explore and support the work of these artists through the purchase of their recordings. WaterFire Providence® and Barnaby Evans wish to thank the artists for creating such wonderful music and the recording companies for their enthusiastic cooperation and support.

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August 19, 2023 – Music Program

7:23       “Being in Rhythm”
composed by Layne Redmond
performed by Layne Redmond & Tommy Brunjes
from Being in Rhythm
7:29       “Finney Makes a Point”
composed by Mike Figgis
performed by Mike Figgis
from Stormy Monday Soundtrack
7:32       “Halleluyah” 
composed by David Hykes
performed by David Hykes, Michelle Hykes, and Timothy Hill voices and drum
from Harmonic Meetings
7:39        “Sabu” (The Secret)
ancient Wassoulou hunter song
performed by Oumou Sangare
from Worotan
7:44       “Iberian Improvisation #2
composed by Tom Noren and Andrew Blickenderfer
based on Fernando Sor’s Seguidillas Boléras
performed by HourGlass
from HourGlass
7:46       “Meniscus” 
composed by David Curtis
performed by This Mortal Coil
from Filigree & Shadow
7:49       “Muzinge
composed by Samite Mulongo
performed by Samite Mulongo
from Pearl of Africa Reborn
7:54       “Que Bom”
composed Grupo Ondas
performed by Grupo Ondas
from Grupo Ondas
7:58       “Fanfare for the Common Man"
composed by Aaron Copland
performed by The London Symphony Orchestra
from Copland Conducts Copland - Expand Edition
8:01       “Japurá River
composed by Philip Glass
performed by Uakti
from Aguas da Amazonia
8:06       “Road to Exile
composed by Afro Celtic Sound System
performed by Afro Celtic Sound System
from Hotel Rwanda
8:09       “Bamako
composed by Roswell Rudd
performed by Roswell Rudd and Toumani Diabate
from Malicool
8:16       “Lascia ch’io planga” [from Rinaldo]
composed by George Frederick Handel
performed by Cecilia Bartoli
from The Art of Cecilia Bartoli
8:21       “Know
composed by Nick Drake
performed by Nick Drake
from Pink Moon
8:23       “New ‘Opihi Moemoe No. 3
composed by Leonard Kwan
performed by Leonard Kwan
from Ke’ala’s Mele
8:26       “My Lover’s Gone”
composed by D. Armstrong and J. Catto
performed by Dido
from No Angel
8:31       “Funny How Love Is
composed by Roland Gift & David Steele
performed by Fine Young Cannibals
from Fine Young Cannibals
8:34       “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
8:39       “Iguazu
composed by Gustavo Santaolalla
performed by G. Santaolalla and Anibel Kerpel
from Ronroco
8:44       “Dos Gardenias
composed by Compay Segundo
performed by Compay Segundo and Ry Cooder
from Buena Vista Social Club soundtrack
8:47       “Areia de salamansa
composed by Pedro Rodrigues
performed by Cesaria Evora
from Cesaria Evora
8:51       “Obiero
composed by Ayub Ogada
performed by Ayub Ogada
from En Mana Kuoyo
8:56       “Dounuya
composed by Mamadou Diabate
performed by Mamadou Diabate
from Tunga
9:01       “My Old Flame
composed by Coslow-Johnson
performed by Chet Baker
from Chet Baker in Milan
9:06       “Oblivion
composed by Astor Piazzolla
performed by Jean Yves Fourmeau Saxophone Quartet
from The Art of the Jean Yves Fourmeau Saxophone Quartet
9:10       “Houston in Two Seconds
composed by Ry Cooder
performed by Ry Cooder
from Paris, Texas soundtrack
9:12       “Dark End of the Street
composed by Dan Penn & Moman Chips
performed by Cat Power
from  Dark End of the Street
9:16       “Fry Bread”
composed by BC Smith
performed by BC Smith
from Smoke Signals soundtrack
9:18       “Summa”
composed by Arvo Pärt
performed by Calefax Reed Quintet
from Pärt-Byrd
9:22       “La Gioconda: Act II, Cielo e mar!
composed by Amilcare Ponchielli
performed by Andrea Bocelli
from Aria
9:27       “Pampa
composed by Gustavo Santaolalla
performed by G. Santaolalla and A. Kerpel with J. Torres
from Ronroco
9:32       “Adagio”
composed by Samuel Barber
performed by Jean Yves Fourmeau Saxophone Quartet
from The Art of the Jean Yves Fourmeau Saxophone Quartet
9:38       “Deliciae Meae”
composed by Nicholas Lens
performed by Nicholas Lens, et al.
from Flamma Flamma: The Fire Requiem
9:43       “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
9:50       “Moe ‘Uhane” (Dream Slack Key)
composed by Sonny Chillingworth
performed by Sonny Chillingworth
from Sonny Solo
9:53       “Many Rivers to Cross
composed by Jimmy Cliff
performed by Jimmy Cliff
from The Harder They Come soundtrack
9:56       “Habla Me
composed by Gipsy Kings
performed by Gipsy Kings
from Cantos de Amor
10:00      “Krokodill
composed by Jóhann Jóhannsson
performed by the EÞos String Quartet
from Englabörn
10:03      “Mazurka
traditional  [Cape Verdean]
performed by Bau
from Café Musique
10:07      “Vladimir’s Blues
composed by Max Richter
performed by Max Richter
from The Blue Notebooks
10:08      “Kakokolo”
composed by Samite
performed by Samite
from Embalasasa
10:13      “Embalasasa”
composed by Samite
performed by Samite
from Embalasasa
10:18      “Anyone and Everyone
composed by Lhasa De Sela
performed by Lhasa
from Lhasa
10:20      “Hurricane Season
composed by Troy Andrews
performed by Trombone Shorty
from Backatown
10:24      “Israelites”
composed by Desmond Dacres, Desmond Dekker, Leslie Kong & The Aces
performed by Desmond Dekker
from Israelites: The Best of Desmond Dekker (1963-1971)
10:27      “Cage the Songbird
composed by Low Anthem
performed by Low Anthem
from Oh My God Charlie Darwin
10:31      “Desert Bus Ride
composed by Gustavo Santaolalla
performed by Gustavo Santaolalla
from Babel
10:33      “Baba
performed by Andy Palacio
from Watina
10:37      “Hallelujah
composed by Leonard Cohen
performed by Jeff Buckley
from Grace
10:44      “This Year’s Love
composed by David Gray
performed by David Gray
from White Ladder
10:48      “Sin Precio
performed by Andy Palacio
from Watina
10:51      “Bonatology”
composed by Richard Bone
performed by Richard Bone
from Munia
10:53      “Little Potato
composed by Malcolm Dalglish
performed by Malcolm Dalglish
from Metamora
10:57      “Over the Rainbow”
composed by Harold Arlen
performed by Israel Kamakawiwoʻole
from Iz
11:01      “Amelia Desert Morning”
composed by Gustavo Santaolalla
performed by Gustavo Santaolalla
from Babel

11:02 “Miami
performed by Andy Palacio
from Watina

11:06      “See Me Lakayana
composed by Geoffrey Oryema
performed by Geoffrey Oryema
from Spirit
11:10      “Postales
composed by Federico Aubele
performed by Federico Aubele
from the Poseidon soundtrack recording
11:14      “Petit Pays”
composed by Nando Da Cruz
performed by Cesária Evora
from The Very Best of Cesária Evora
11:18      “Djarimirri”
composed by Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu
performed by Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu
from Australian Aboriginal Music
11:22      “What She Didn’t Say
composed by Jon Lavieri & Michael W. Johnson
performed by The MSD Quintet
from Driven
11:31      “Slacker’s Jig/Virginia Reel
composed by Andrew Bryan
performed by Poor Angus
from Poor Angus
11:34      “On Doing an Evil Deed Blues
composed by John Fahey
performed by John Fahey
from The John Fahey Anthology
11:38      “Uno
composed by Ludovico Einaudi
performed by Ludovico Einaudi
from Ludovico Einaudi - Divenire
11:42      “Homeless
composed by Joseph Shabalala and Paul Simon
performed by Ladysmith Black Mambazo
from Ladysmith Black Mambazo & Friends
11:45      “Suite for Solo Cello No. 5 in C Minor - Prelude
composed by J. S. Bach
performed by Edgar Meyer  (on double bass)
from Edgar Meyer:  Bach Unaccompanied Cello Suites
11:51      “Nothing Compares 2 U”
composed by Prince
performed by Sinéad O'Connor
from I Do Not Want What I Haven't Got
11:56      “Short Trip Home
composed by Edgar Meyer
performed by Joshua Bell, Edgar Meyer, Sam Bush, Mike Marshall
from Short Trip Home