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June 1, 2024 – WaterFire Music Program

WaterFire Providence presents a Full Lighting of WaterFire on Saturday, June 1, 2024. The lighting will begin at 8:30 PM and the braziers will remain lit until 11:00 PM. This lighting is supported by the Rhode Island School of Design.

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 June 1, 2024 music program as a Spotify playlist.

June 1, 2024 – Music Program

7:57       “Being in Rhythm”
composed by Layne Redmond
performed by Layne Redmond & Tommy Brunjes
from Being in Rhythm
8:03       “Finney Makes a Point”
composed by Mike Figgis
performed by Mike Figgis
from Stormy Monday Soundtrack
8:06       “Halleluyah
composed by David Hykes
performed by David Hykes, Michelle Hykes, and Timothy Hill
from Harmonic Meetings
8:13       “Sabu” (The Secret)
ancient Wassoulou hunter song
performed by Oumou Sangare
from Worotan
8:18       “Mariama Kaba
composed by Boubacar Traoré
performed by Boubacar Traoré
from Mariama
8:24       “Desert Bus Ride”
composed by Gustavo Santaolalla
performed by Gustavo Santaolalla
from Babel
8:26       “Canzon IX a 8, 1615”
composed by Giovanni Gabrieli
performed by HR Brass
from Venetian Polychoral Music
8:29       “Mujer Magica”
composed by Julian Avalos
performed by Julian Avalos and Afro-Andes
from Putumayo Presents Afro-Latino
8:34       “Guitarra”
composed by Madredeus
performed by Madredeus
from Antologia
8:38       “Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis”
composed by Ralph Vaughan Williams
performed by The New Queen’s Hall Orchestra
from Fantasia on Greensleeves, et al
8:43       “Kothbiro
composed by Ayub Ogada
performed by Ayub Ogada
from African Voices: Songs of Life
8:49       “Houston in Two Seconds
composed by Ry Cooder
performed by Ry Cooder
from Paris, Texas soundtrack
8:51       “Deep River”
composed by Steven Foster
performed by The Blind Boys of Alabama
from Deep River
8:54       “My Walking Stick”
composed by Irving Berlin
performed by Leon Redbone
from On The Track
8:58       “Ombra mai fu”  from Serse
composed by Georg Frideric Handel
performed by Andreas Scholl
from Heroes
9:01       “Virðulegu Forsetar”  [excerpt]
composed by Jóhann Jóhannsson
performed by the Caput Ensemble
from Virðulegu Forsetar
9:08       “Pampa”
composed by Gustavo Santaolalla
performed by G. Santaolalla and A. Kerpel with J. Torres
from Ronroco
9:13       “Alief”
composed by Haytham Safia
performed by Haytham Safia
from Two Elements
9:17       “Tacoma Trailer”
composed by Leonard Cohen
performed by Leonard Cohen
from The Future
9:23       “Bakunsaso”
composed by Alessandro Parente
performed by Piccola Orchestra La Viola
from Arovà
9:27       “Travis”
composed by Béla Fleck
performed by Edgar Meyer, Béla Fleck, and Mike Marshall
from Uncommon Ritual
9:30       “Masar”
composed by Le Trio Joubran
performed by Le Trio Joubran
from Majaz
9:35       “Cage the Songbird”
composed by Low Anthem
performed by Low Anthem
from Oh My God Charlie Darwin
9:39       “Om Nama Shivaya”
composed by Deborah Van Dyke
performed by Deborah Van Dyke
from Traveling the Sacred Sound Current
9:43       “Little Potato”
composed by Malcolm Dalglish
performed by Malcolm Dalglish
from Welcoming Children into the World
9:47       “Sacrifice”
composed by Lisa Gerrard and Pieter Bourke
performed by Lisa Gerrard and Pieter Bourke
from The Insider
9:54       “Oumai”
composed by Maria de Barros
performed by Maria de Barros
from Danca Ma Mi
9:57       “(Don’t) Tremble”
composed by Low Anthem
performed by Low Anthem
from Oh My God Charlie Darwin
10:02      “Bamako”
composed by Roswell Rudd
performed by Roswell Rudd and Toumani Diabate
from Malicool
10:09      “La Luna”
composed by Ottmar Liebert
performed by Ottmar Liebert and Luna Negra
from La Semana
10:13      “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
10:16      “Veinte años”
composed by María Teresa Vera
performed by Diego El Cigala and Bebo Valdés
from Lágrimas Negras
10:20      “Despertar”
composed by Sergio Lara and Joe Reyes
performed by Sergio Lara and Joe Reyes
from Exotico
10:25      “Where Could I Go”
composed by Ben Harper, Jason Yates and Marc Ford
performed by Ben Harper and The Blind Boys of Alabama
from There Will Be a Light
10:30      “Farah”
composed by Basel Zayed
performed by Basel Zayed
from Ayn Trio
10:33      “As Fontes”
composed by Sophia De Mello, Breyner Andresen, Luis Oliveira
performed by Malfalda Arnauth
from Encantamento
10:37      “La Ahada Yalam”
composed by Amos Hadani
performed by Amal Murkus
from Amal
10:41      “Know”
composed by Nick Drake
performed by Nick Drake
from Pink Moon
10:43      “Igazi”
composed by the Ntu Bhekani Brothers
performed by the Ntu Bhekani Brothers
from Exotic Voices of Africa
10:47      “Funny How Love Is
composed by Roland Gift & David Steele
performed by Fine Young Cannibals
from Fine Young Cannibals
10:50      “DAUGHTER”
composed by Beyoncé, Simon Maartensson, Camaron Ochs (Cam), Terius "The-Dream" Gesteelde-Diamant, S. Carter & Derek Dixie
performed by Beyoncé
10:54      “Cucurrucucu Paloma
composed by Tomas Mendez
performed by Caetano Veloso
from Talk to Her
10:58      “Aideu
traditional Santería prayer to Orisha Ochun
performed by Conjunto Céspedes
from Flores