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July 4, 2024 – WaterFire Music Program

WaterFire Providence presents a Full Lighting of WaterFire on Thursday, July 4, 2024. The lighting will begin at 8:40 PM and the braziers will remain lit until 11:00 PM. This lighting is supported by the Providence Tourism Council (PTC).

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.

Get the July 41, 2024 music program as a Spotify playlist.

July 4, 2024 – Music Program

8:06       “Being in Rhythm”
composed by Layne Redmond
performed by Layne Redmond & Tommy Brunjes
from Being in Rhythm
8:12       “Finney Makes a Point”
composed by Mike Figgis
performed by Mike Figgis
from Stormy Monday Soundtrack
8:15       “Halleluyah”
composed by David Hykes
performed by David Hykes, Michelle Hykes and Timothy Hill voices and drum
from Harmonic Meetings
8:22       “Babonao”
composed by Razia Said
performed by Razia Said (Madagascar)
from Zebu Nation
8:25       “Wátina” [“I called out”]
composed by Andy Palacio 
performed by Andy Palacio and Garifuna
from Wátina
8:30       “Siboney”
composed by Ernesto Lecuona
performed by Eliades Ochoa
from Estoy Como Nunca
8:34       “Canzon XVII a 12 ( Canzone e 1615)”
composed by Giovanni Gabrieli
performed by London Symphony Brass Ensemble
from Sacred Brass
8:37       “Oyebi Bien”
performed by Kékélé
from World 2004
8:42       “Pōpoki Slack Key”
composed by Ray Kāne
performed by Ray Kāne
from Wa’ahila
8:45       “Bella Ciao”
traditional Italian
performed by Franco Morone
from Italian FingerStyle Guitar
8:47       “Concerto in B Minor” (RV 424)
composed by Antonio Vivaldi
performed by Toronto Chamber Orchestra and Ofra Harnoy, cello
from Vivaldi Cello Concertos
8:50       “Comadi”
composed by Céu
performed by Céu  (Brazil)
from Vagarosa
8:54       “Market Day"
composed by Geoffrey Oryema
performed by Geoffrey Oryema
from Beat the Border
8:57       “Eclipse”
composed by B. Leza
performed by Lura (Cape Verde)
from Eclipse
9:03       "Xandinha
composed by Nando Da Cruz
performed by Cesaria Evora
from Cesaria Evora
9:09       “Nessun dorma”
composed by Giacomo Puccini
performed by Luciano Pavarotti
from Turandot
9:12       “Paperweight”
composed by Joshua Radin and Schulyler Fisk
performed by Joshua Radin and Schulyler Fisk (US)
from The Last Kiss
9:15       “Bué”
composed by Sara Tavares
performed by Sara Tavares (Cape Verde)
from Xinti
9:20       “Kakokolo”
composed by Samite
performed by Samite
from Embalasasa
9:25       “Virðulegu Forsetar”  [excerpt]
composed by Jóhann Jóhannsson
performed by the Caput Ensemble
from Virðulegu Forsetar
9:32       “Cantus in memory of Benjamin Britten”
composed by Arvo Pärt
performed by Staatsorchester Stuttgart
from Tabula Rasa
9:38       “Mad World”
composed by Roland Orzabal
performed by Michael Andrews and Gary Jules
from Donny Darko
9:41       “Creator’s Song”
traditional Lakota Sun dance closing song in praise of the creator
performed by Joanne Shenandoah
from Orenda
9:44       “(Don’t) Tremble”
composed by Low Anthem
performed by Low Anthem
from Oh My God Charlie Darwin
9:49       “Deep Blow”
composed by Manu Dibango
performed by Manu Dibango
from African Soul
9:55       “This New Day…”  - a morning song
based on traditional forms
made by Verdell Primeaux and Johnny Mike
from Walk in Beauty: Healing Songs of the Native American Church
9:56       “Chapa Blues Band”
composed by Victor Deme
performed by Victor Deme
from Deli
9:57       “Presentiment”
composed by Emahoy Tsegué-Maryam Grèbrou
performed by Emahoy Tsegué-Maryam Grèbrou
from Ethiopiques Vol. 21
10:01      “Mariama Kaba”
composed by Boubacar Traoré
performed by Boubacar Traoré
from Mariama
10:07      “Waino Blues”
composed by Daby Balde
performed by Dabe Balde
from Introducing Dabe Balde
10:11      “Offering”
composed by Ara Dinkjian
performed by Night Ark
from Moments
10:21      “Little Potato”
composed by Malcolm Dalglish
performed by Malcolm Dalglish
from Metamora
10:25      “This Land is Your Land”
composed by Woody Guthrie
performed by Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings
from Naturally
10:29     "Motherless Child”
traditional spiritual
performed by The Blind Boys of Alabama
from Spirit of the Century
10:34      “Segne”
composed by Bella Bellow
performed by Afia Mala
from Angelena / Africa
10:38      “Uummati Attanarsimat”
composed by Christopher Stein & Deborah Harry
performed by Elisapie
from Inuktitut
10:42      “La Ahada Yalam”
composed by Amos Hadani
performed by Amal Murkus
from Amal
10:46      “Moon River”
composed by Henry Mancini & Johnny Mercer
performed by Frank Ocean
from Moon River (single)
10:49      “Krokodill”
composed by Jóhann Jóhannsson
performed by the EÞos String Quartet
from Englabörn
10:52      “Pink Moon”
composed by Nick Drake
performed by Nick Drake
from Pink Moon
10:54      "The Face of Love”
composed by Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan and Eddie Vedder
performed by Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan and Eddie Vedder
from Dead Man Walking soundtrack