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November 4, 2023 – WaterFire Music Program

Photograph by Jeffrey Stolzberg

WaterFire Providence presents a Full Lighting of WaterFire on Saturday, November 4, 2023. The Salute to Veterans program will begin around 4:30 p.m. The fires will remain lit until 10:00 p.m. This lighting is supported by Rhode Island Energy & Manchester Street Station.

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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November 4, 2023 – Music Program

5:19       “Being in Rhythm”
composed by Layne Redmond
performed by Layne Redmond & Tommy Brunjes
from Being in Rhythm
5:25       “Finney Makes a Point”
composed by Mike Figgis
performed by Mike Figgis
from Stormy Monday Soundtrack
5:28       “Halleluyah”
composed by David Hykes
performed by David Hykes, Michelle Hykes and Timothy Hill voices and drum
from Harmonic Meetings
5:35       “Gabby Kai”
traditional Hawaiian song
performed by James Bla Pahinui
from Music from the Coffee Lands
5:40       “Imi Au lā ‘Oe”
composed by Keola Beamer
performed by Keola Beamer
from Mauna Kea – White Mountain Journal
5:43       “Warda’s Whorehouse”
composed by Philip Glass and Foday Musa Suso
performed by Philip Glass and Foday Musa Suso
from Music From The Screens
5:46       “Kothbiro”
composed by Ayub Ogada
performed by Ayub Ogada
from African Voices: Songs of Life
5:52       “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
5:54       “Concerto in B Minor” (RV 424)
composed by Antonio Vivaldi
performed by Toronto Chamber Orchestra and Ofra Harnoy, cello
from Vivaldi Cello Concertos
5:58       “Nocturne No. 1 in B flat minor”
composed by Frédéric Chopin
performed by Daniel Barenboim
from Chopin: Nocturnes
6:04       “Les Pleurs”
composed by Sainte Colombe
performed by Jordi Savall, viola da gamba
from Tous les matins du monde
6:08       “Roucky”
composed by Ali Farka Toure
performed by Ali Farka Toure, vocals and guitar with Taj Mahal (guitar) & Group ASKO
from The Source
6:16       “Sonata No.4 for Violin and Harpsichord”
composed by Johann Sebastian Bach
performed by Glenn Gould, piano; Jaime Laredo, violin
from Bach Sonatas
6:21       “Cantares de mi Tierra”
traditional Mexican folksong
performed by Mary Lea and friends
from Cascade of Tears
6:25       “A Prayer” (Improv. no.11)”
composed by Ora Bat Chaim
performed by Giora Feidman, clarinet
from Silence and Beyond
6:28       “El Carretero”
traditional Cuban folksong
performed by Compay Segundo, Ruben Gonzales, Eliades Ochoa and Ry Cooder
from Buena Vista Social Club
6:32       “Kun Fe Ko”
composed by Oumou Sangare
performed by Oumou Sangare et al
from Worotan
6:36       “Di Terkishe Khasene”
performed by Davka
from Lavy's Dream
6:42       “The End of Words”
composed by Dead Can Dance
performed by Dead Can Dance
from Aion
6:44       “Babonao”
composed by Razia Said
performed by Razia Said (Madagascar)
from Zebu Nation
6:47       “Yizkor for Rabin”
composed by Davka
performed by Davka
from Lavy's Dream
6:52Sevani Tsgnorsner” (Fishermen of Lake Sevan)
composed by V. Kotoyan
performed by George Mgrdichian on the Oud
from George Mgrdichian on the Oud
6:54       “Eternal Path (Requiem for My Friend)”
composed by Leonhard Leeb
performed by Leonhard Leeb (trumpet) and Nikita Gasser (organ)
from Gedenkmesse für Frau Dr. Helma Westerhof (live recoding)
6:58       “God of Our Fathers”
composed by George W. Warren
performed by US Marine Band
from 50 American Patriotic Military Songs
7:02       “God Yu Tekkem Laef Blong Mi”
traditional Melanesian Chant
performed by The Choir of All Saints, Honiara
from The Thin Red Line soundtrack
7:04       “American Fanfare”
composed by Sharon Moe-Miranda
performed by US Air Force Band of the Rockies
from 50 American Patriotic Military Songs
7:07       “Minstrel Boy”
composed by Scott Shields, Martin Slattery, Richard Flack, Joe Strummer, Paul Cook & Tymon Murray
performed by Joe Strummer & The Mescaleros
from Black Hawk Down soundtrack
7:12       “When Johnny Comes Marching Home”
composed by Patrick Gilmore
performed by Cooper Cannel
from When Johnny Comes Marching Home
7:15       “One Day”
composed by Matisyahu Miller, Bruno Mars, Ari Levine & Philip Lawrence
performed by Matisyahu 
from Light (Bonus Track Version)
7:18       “Amazing Grace / House of the Rising Sun”
lyrics by John Newton
traditional melody
performed by The Blind Boys of Alabama
from Spirit of the Century
7:23       “Oyebi Bien”
performed by Kékélé
from World 2004
7:28       “Comadi”
composed by Céu
performed by Céu  (Brazil)
from Vagarosa
7:31       “Waino Blues”
composed by Daby Balde
performed by Dabe Balde
from Introducing Dabe Balde
7:36       “Concerto in C Minor” (RV 402) — Adagio
composed by Antonio Vivaldi
performed by Toronto Chamber Orchestra; Ofra Harnoy, cello
from Vivaldi Cello Concertos
7:41       “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
7:47       “Sudden Waves”
composed by June Tabor
performed by June Tabor
from Angel Tiger
7:53       “Diaraby”
composed by Ali Farka Toure with Ry Cooder
performed by Ali Farka Toure, Ry Cooder and Groupe Asco
from Talking Timbuktu
8:01       “Lamento di Federico” from L’Arlesiana
composed by Francesco Cilea
performed by Andrea Bocelli
from Viaggio Italiano
8:06       “Tre pezzi”  (second piece) 1956
composed by Giacinto Scelsi
performed by Claude Delangle, soprano saxophone
from The Solitary Saxophone
8:10       “Bolujem ja”
performed by D. Nešović and Ansambl Toše Elezovića
from Starogradski Biseri
8:13       “Azul”
composed by Jesse Cook
performed by Jesse Cook
from Gravity
8:17       “Muzinge”
composed by Samite Mulongo (Uganda)
performed by Samite Mulongo (Uganda)
from Pearl of Africa Reborn
8:22       “My Lover’s Gone”
composed by D. Armstrong and J Catto\
performed by Dido
from No Angel
8:26       “Gomni”
composed by Ali Farka Toure
performed by Ali Farka Toure with Ry Cooder
from Talking Timbuktu
8:33       “Nocturne No. 8 in D Flat, Op. 27 No. 2”
composed by Frédéric Chopin
performed by Daniel Barenboim, piano
from Nocturnes
8:38       “The Little People”
composed by Hawk Henries
performed by Hawk Henries, native American flute
from Keeping the Fire
8:40       “Tacoma Trailer”
composed by Leonard Cohen
performed by Leonard Cohen
from The Future
8:46       “Concerto in D Minor, RV 406 Andante”
composed by Antonio Vivaldi
performed by Ofra Harnoy, cello, and the Toronto Chamber Orchestra
from Vivaldi Cello Concertos Vol. 2
8:51       “Iguazu”
composed by Gustavo Santaolalla
performed by G. Santaolalla and Anibel Kerpel
from Ronroco
8:56       “Dos Gardenias”
composed by Compay Segundo
performed by Compay Segundo and Ry Cooder\
from Buena Vista Social Club soundtrack
8:59       “Areia de salamansa”
composed by Pedro Rodrigues\
performed by Cesaria Evora
from Cesaria Evora
9:02       “Obiero”
composed by Ayub Ogada
performed by Ayub Ogada
from En Mana Kuoyo
9:08       “Dounuya”
composed by Mamadou Diabate
performed by Mamadou Diabate
from Tunga
9:13       “My Old Flame”
composed by Coslow-Johnson 
performed by Chet Baker
from Chet Baker in Milan
9:18       “Oblivion”
composed by Astor Piazzolla
performed by Jean Yves Fourmeau Saxophone Quartet
from The Art of the Jean Yves Fourmeau Saxophone Quartet
9:22       “Houston in Two Seconds”
composed by Ry Cooder
performed by Ry Cooder
from Paris, Texas soundtrack
9:24       “Summa”
composed by Arvo Pärt
performed by Calefax Reed Quintet
from Pärt-Byrd
9:29       “Little Potato”
composed by Malcolm Dalglish
performed by Malcolm Dalglish
from Metamora
9:33       “Wake Me Up” (Acoustic)
composed by E. Dawkins III, M. Einziger & T. Bergling
performed by Aloe Blacc
From Lift Your Spirit
9:36       “Sodade”
composed by Luís Morais & Amandio Cabral
performed by Cesária Evora
from Miss Perfumado
9:41       “Aideu”
traditional Santería prayer to Orisha Ochun
performed by Conjunto Céspedes
from Flores
9:44       “Doce De Coco”
composed by Jacob do Bandolim
performed by Yo-Yo Ma, Paquito D' Rivera, & Romero Lumbambo
from Obrigado Brazil
9:48       “Por Que Llorax”  excerpt 2016
traditional Chanson Sefardite
performed by Montserrat Figueras and Jordi Savall
from La Voix de l’Emotion
9:54       “Across The Sky”
composed by Joanne Shenandoah
performed by Joanne Shenandoah & Lawrence Laughing
from Orenda
9:56       “Short Trip Home”
composed by Edgar Meyer
performed by Joshua Bell, Edgar Meyer, Sam Bush, & Mike Marshall
from Short Trip Home