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July 8, 2023 – WaterFire Music Program

Photograph by Jeffrey Stolzberg

WaterFire Providence presents a Full Lighting of WaterFire on Saturday, July 84, 2023. The lighting will begin around sunset (8:15 pm) and is set to run until midnight. Supported by Dunkin’.

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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July 8, 2023 – Music Program

8:05      “Being in Rhythm”
composed by Layne Redmond
performed by Layne Redmond & Tommy Brunjes
from Being in Rhythm
8:11      “Finney Makes a Point”
composed by Mike Figgis
performed by Mike Figgis
from Stormy Monday Soundtrack
8:14      “Halleluyah”
composed by David Hykes
performed by David Hykes, Michelle Hykes, and Timothy Hill voices and drum
from Harmonic Meetings
8:21      “Babonao”
composed by Razia Said
performed by Razia Said (Madagascar)
from Zebu Nation
8:24      “Homeless”
composed by Joseph Shabalala and Paul Simon
performed by Ladysmith Black Mambazo
from Ladysmith Black Mambazo & Friends
8:28      “Siboney”
composed by Ernesto Lecuona
performed by Eliades Ochoa
from Estoy Como Nunca
8:32      “Canzon XVII a 12 ( Canzone e 1615)”
composed by Giovanni Gabrieli
performed by London Symphony Brass Ensemble
from Sacred Brass
8:35      “Oyebi Bien”
performed by Kékélé
from World 2004
8:40      “Japurá River”
composed by Philip Glass
performed by Uakti
from Aguas da Amazonia
8:45      “Ao Longe o Mar”
composed by Madredeus
performed by Madredeus
from Antologia
8:49      “Avila (Oscar’s Song)
composed by Ernest Ranglin
performed by Ernest Ranglin
from NPR Tiny Desk Concert
8:52      “Blue in Green”
composed by Miles Davis
performed by Miles Davis
from Kind of Blue
8:58      “L'Inglese”
performed by La Piva Dal Carnér
from The Rough Guide To World Roots
9:03      “Tsintskharo”
performed by Vocal Ensemble Gordela
from Degrees of Separation: The Global Search for Voc. Ensemble Gordela
9:07      “Pōpoki Slack Key”
composed by Ray Kāne
performed by Ray Kāne
from Wa’ahila
9:09      “Virðulegu Forsetar”  [excerpt]
composed by Jóhann Jóhannsson
performed by the Caput Ensemble
from Virðulegu Forsetar
9:17      “Cantus in memory of Benjamin Britten”
composed by Arvo Pärt
performed by Staatsorchester Stuttgart
from Tabula Rasa
9:22      “Mad World”
composed by Roland Orzabal
performed by Michael Andrews and Gary Jules
from Donny Darko
9:25      “Creator’s Song”
traditional Lakota Sun dance closing song in praise of the creator
performed by Joanne Shenandoah
from Orenda
9:29      “Bella Ciao”
traditional Italian
performed by Franco Morone
from Italian FingerStyle Guitar
9:31      “Concerto in B Minor” (RV 424)
composed by Antonio Vivaldi
performed by Toronto Chamber Orchestra and Ofra Harnoy, cello
from Vivaldi Cello Concertos
9:34      “Comadi”
composed by Céu
performed by Céu  (Brazil)
from Vagarosa
9:38      “Market Day”
composed by Geoffrey Oryema
performed by Geoffrey Oryema
from Beat the Border
9:41      “St. James Infirmary”
composed by Irving Mills
performed by Billie and Dee Preservation Hall Orchestra
from Preservation Hall Early Years
9:45      “Eclipse”
composed by B. Leza
performed by Lura (Cape Verde)
from Eclipse
9:50      “Xandinha”
composed by Nando Da Cruz
performed by Cesaria Evora
from Cesaria Evora
9:56      “Nessun dorma”
composed by Giacomo Puccini
performed by Luciano Pavarotti
from Turandot
9:59      “Paperweight”
composed by Joshua Radin and Schulyler Fisk
performed by Joshua Radin and Schulyler Fisk (US)
from The Last Kiss
10:03       “Dark was the Night”
composed by Ry Cooder
performed by Ry Cooder 
from Paris, Texas soundtrack
10:06       “Bué”
composed by Sara Tavares
performed by Sara Tavares (Cape Verde)
from Xinti
10:10       “Raquel”
composed by Rufino Almeida
performed by Bau
from Café Musique
10:14       “Kakokolo”
composed by Samite
performed by Samite
from Embalasasa
10:20       “(Don’t) Tremble”
composed by Low Anthem
performed by Low Anthem
from Oh My God Charlie Darwin
10:24       “Little Potato”
composed by Malcolm Dalglish
performed by Malcolm Dalglish
from Metamora
10:28       “Morning Is Coming”
composed by Sting, Orville Burrell, Rohan Rankine & Shaun Pizzonia
performed by Sting & Shaggy
from 44/876 (Deluxe)
10:31       “Many Rivers to Cross”
composed by Jimmy Cliff
performed by Jimmy Cliff
from The Harder They Come soundtrack
10:34       “Deep Blow”
composed by Manu Dibango
performed by Manu Dibango
from African Soul
10:40       “Wake Me Up” (Acoustic)
composed by E. Dawkins III, M. Einziger & T. Bergling
performed by Aloe Blacc
From Lift Your Spirit
10:44       “Chapa Blues Band”
composed by Victor Deme
performed by Victor Deme
from Deli
10:45       “Presentiment”
composed by Emahoy Tsegué-Maryam Grèbrou
performed by Emahoy Tsegué-Maryam Grèbrou
from Ethiopiques Vol. 21
10:49       “Mariama Kaba”
composed by Boubacar Traoré
performed by Boubacar Traoré
from Mariama
10:54       “Waino Blues”
composed by Daby Balde
performed by Dabe Balde
from Introducing Dabe Balde
10:59       “Offering”
composed by Ara Dinkjian
performed by Night Ark
from Moments
11:09       “Heywèté”
composed by Bahata Gebre-Heywèt\
performed by Tèsfa-Maryam Kidané
from Ethiopiques Vol. 10 
11:14       “Domine Fil Unigenite”
reinterpreted traditional chant 
performed by Mercedes Bahleda
from Mercy Songs
11:18       “Ombra mai fu”  from Serse
composed by Georg Frideric Handel
performed by Andreas Scholl
from Heroes
11:21       “Baba”
performed by Andy Palacio
from Watina
11:25 "Motherless Child”
traditional spiritual
performed by The Blind Boys of Alabama
from Spirit of the Century
11:30       “Wátina” [“I called out”]
composed by Andy Palacio 
performed by Andy Palacio and Garifuna
from Wátina
11:35       “Opa Hey”
composed by Kottarashky
performed by Kottarashky
from Opa Hey
11:38On Doing an Evil Deed Blues”
composed by John Fahey
performed by John Fahey
from The John Fahey Anthology
11:42       “Altèlèyeshegnem”
composed by Alèmayèhu Eshèté 
performed by Alèmayèhu Eshèté
from Ethiopiques Vol. 10 
11:47       “Ibe Siran Munlela”
composed by Victor Deme
performed by Victor Deme
from Deli
11:51       “Krokodill”
composed by Jóhann Jóhannsson
performed by the EÞos String Quartet
from Englabörn
11:54       “Pink Moon”
composed by Nick Drake
performed by Nick Drake
from Pink Moon
11:56       “Short Trip Home”
composed by Edgar Meyer
performed by Joshua Bell, Edgar Meyer, Sam Bush, & Mike Marshall
from Short Trip Home