WaterFire Providence presents a full lighting on Saturday, August 9th sponsored by National Grid. The lighting is scheduled to start at 7:55pm and is set to run through 12:30am. This is the music program for this specific event.

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


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August 9th, 2014 – Music Program

7:55 “Being in Rhythm”
composed by Layne Redmond
performed by Layne Redmond &
Tommy Brunjes
from Being in Rhythm

8:01 “Finney Makes a Point”
composed by Mike Figgis
performed by Mike Figgis
from Stormy Monday soundtrack

8:04 “Halleluyah
composed by David Hykes
performed by David Hykes, Michelle
Hykes, Timothy Hill voices and drum
from Harmonic Meetings

8:11 “Maadar -e- Afghan”
composed by Aryana Sayeed
performed by Aryana Sayeed
from Maadar -e- Afghan

8:14 “Fanfare for the Common Man”

composed by Aaron Copland

performed by Philip Jones Brass Ensemble & John Iveson
from Festive Brass

8:17: “Canzone 8”

composed by Giovanni Gabrieli
performed by Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra
from Venezianische Mehrchorigkeit

8:22 “The Great Gates of Kiev
composed by Modest Mussorgsky
performed by The New York Philharmonic
from The Tsar

8:27 “Virðulegu Forsetar [excerpt]”
composed by Jóhann Jóhannsson
performed by The Caput Ensemble
from Virðulegu Forsetar

8:35 “Ombra mai fu” from Serse
composed by George Frideric Handel
performed by Cecilia Bartoli
from Sacrificium

8:38 “Orovela
traditional Georgian folksong
performed by Hamlet Gonashvili, soloist
from Voices

8:44 “Nocturne No. 1 in B flat minor
composed by Frédéric Chopin
performed by Daniel Barenboim, piano
from Chopin: Nocturnes

8:49 “Les Pleurs
composed by Sainte Colombe
performed by Jordi Savall, viola da gamba
from Tous les matins du mond

8:54 “Roucky”
composed by Ali Farka Toure
performed by Ali Farka Toure, vocals and guitar;
with Taj Mahal (guitar) & Group ASKO
from The Source

9:02 “Sonata No.4 for Violin and Harpsichord”
composed by Johann Sebastian Bach
performed by Glenn Gould, piano; Jaime Laredo, violin
from Bach Sonatas

9:06 “Radio Bagdad”
composed by Jenifer Smith
performed by Jenifer Smith
from Code Mesa

9:12 “The End of Words
composed by Dead Can Dance
performed by Dead Can Dance
from Aion

9:14 “Cantares de mi Tierra”
traditional Mexican folksong
performed by Mary Lea and friends
from Cascade of Tears

9:18 “El Carretero
traditional Cuban folksong
performed by Compay Segundo, Ruben Gonzales,
Eliades Ochoa, Ry Cooder
from Buena Vista Social Club

9:22 “Di Terkishe Khasene
performed by Davka
from Lavy’s Dream

9:27 “Casa Una Danza”
performed by Francisco Ulloa
composed by Francisco Ulloa
from El Camajan

9:30 “Mi Sueño Mejor (A Better Dream)
composed Gaston Guardia
performed by Kjarkas

9:33 “Algunas Bestias” middle section from “Canto General”
composed by Mikis Theodorakis
text by Pablo Neruda
performed by Alexandra Papadjiakou, alto
from Canto General

9:36 “Concerto in C Minor” (RV 402) — Adagio
composed by Antonio Vivaldi
performed by Toronto Chamber Orchestra; Ofra Harnoy, cello
from Vivaldi Cello Concertos

9:41 “Suite no.5 in C minor” BWV 1011 — Sarabande
composed by Johann Sebastian Bach, composer
performed by Pieter Wispelwey, baroque cello
from Bach Cello Suites 

9:45 “Cantus in memory of Benjamin Britten
composed by Arvo Pärt
performed by Staatsorchester Stuttgart
from Tabula Rasa

9:51 “Eg veit I himmerik ei borg”
Traditional Norwegian Song
Performed Anne-Lise Berntsen, soprano,Nils Henrik Asheim, organ
From Engleskyts (Angel’s Arrows)

9:54 “Morna Nobo”
performed by Nho Balta
From Nova Aurora 

9:58 “A Prayer (Improv. no.11)
composed by Ora Bat Chaim
performed by Giora Feidman, clarinet
from Silence and Beyond

10:02 “Sangue de Beirona
performed by Cesaria Evora
from Cabo Verde 

10:05 “El Tema De Longchamps
composed by Francisco Ulloa
performed by Francisco Ulloa
from El Camajan 

10:10 “Kammou Taliat (You, My Beloved)
composed by Goumour Almoctar
performed by Bombino
from Agadez

10:14 “Lamento Sertanejo”
written by Giberto Gil
performed by Nicolas Krassik
from Na Lapa

10:18 “Baba”
performed by Andy Palacio
from Watina

10:22 “Lola”
performed by La Lupe
from Puro Teatro

10:25 “This Year’s Love
written by David Gray
performed by David Gray
from White Ladder

10:31 “Desert Bus Ride
written by Gustavo Santaolalla
performed by Gustavo Santaolalla
from Babel

10:34 “Dearest All Faire”
composed by William Lawes, arr. William Ayton
performed by Diane Nahigian, contalto & Amici Musicae
from Amici Musicae 

10:41 “Hallelujah
written by Leonard Cohen
performed by Jeff Buckley
from Grace

10:44 “Virgen de Amor
composed by Paco de Lucia
performed by Paco de Lucia & Ramon Algeciras
from Dos Guitarras Flamencas en America Latina 

10:49 “Dounuya”
composed by Mamadou Diabate
performed by Mamadou Diabate
from Tunga

10:54 “My Old Flame”
composed by Coslow-Johnson
performed by Chet Baker
from Chet Baker in Milan

10:58 “Oblivion”
composed by Astor Piazzolla
performed by Jean Yves Fourmeau Saxophone Quartet
from The Art of the Jean Yves Fourmeau Saxophone Quartet

11:00 “Houston in 2 Seconds
composed by Ry Cooder
performed by Ry Cooder
from Paris, Texas soundtrack

11:04 “Jaran hailaas
traditional Mongolian grassland song
performed by Urna Chahrtugchi
from Tal Nutag

11:09 “Kun Fe Ko”
composed by Oumou Sangare
performed by Oumou Sangare et al
from Worotan 

11:10 “Fry Bread”
composed by BC Smith
performed by BC Smith
from Smoke Signals Soundtrack

11:15 “Summa”
composed by Arvo Pärt
performed by Calefax Reed Quintet
from Pärt-Byrd

11:19 “El Africano
composed by Wilfrido Vargas
performed by Wilfrido Vargas
from 100% Merengue ‘99 

11:24 “Cielo e mar!”
composed by Amilcare Ponchielli
performed by Andrea Bocelli
from Aria

11:28 “Pampa
composed by Gustavo Santaolalla
performed by G. Santaolalla and A. Kerpel with J. Torres
from Ronroco

11:32 “Viente Años”
performed by Company Segundo and Ry Cooder
from Buena Vista Social Club 

11:35 “Angel Para Una Tambora
Performed by Juan Luis Guerra
Composed by Juan Luis Guerra
from Ojala Que Llueva Cafe

11:40 “Yizkor for Rabin
composed by Davka
performed by Davka
from Lavy’s Dream

11:46 “Adagio”
composed by Samuel Barber
performed by Jean Yves Fourmeau Saxaphone Quartet
from The Art of the Jean Yves Fourmeau Saxaphone Quartet 

11:50 “Many Rivers to Cross
composed by Jimmy Cliff
performed by Jimmy Cliff
from The Harder They Come soundtrack

11:52 “God Yu Tekkem Laef Blong Mi”
traditional Melanesian Chant
performed by The Choir of All Saints, Honiara
from the soundtrack of The Thin Red Line

11:57 “Variations for the Healing of Arinushka
composed by Arvo Pärt
performed by Kalle Randalu, piano
from Renaissance of Humanity

12:01 “Lapwony
composed by Geoffrey Oryema
performed by Geoffrey Oryema
from Beat the Border

12:05 “Prabhati (based On Raga Gunkali)
composed by Ravi Shankar & Traditional
performed by Ravi Shankar & Yehudi Menuhin
from Menuhin Meets Shankar

12:10 “Negro River
composed by Philip Glass
performed by Uakti
from Aguas da Amazonia

12:13 “Chinar Es [You are my plane tree]
composed by the 13th C. Sharakan, arranged by Komitas Vardapet
performed by Ben Black
from Remembered Faces/Private Places

12:19 “In Memory”
composed by Bruce Gertz
performed by Bruce Gertz Quintet
from Third Eye

12:22 “Close Cover
composed by Wim Mertens
performed by Wim Mertens
from The Best of Wim Mertens

12:26 “Little Potato”
written by Malcolm Dalglish
performed by Malcolm Dalglish
from Welcoming Children into the World

12:29 “Coyita
composed by Gustavo Santaolalla
performed by Gustavo Santaolalla
from Ronroco