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October 14, 2023 – WaterFire Music Program

Photograph by Jeffrey Stolzberg

WaterFire Providence presents a Full Lighting of WaterFire on Saturday, October 14, 2023. The lighting will begin around sunset (6:06 p.m.) and is set to run until 110:00 p.m.. This lighting is supported by Brown University.

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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October 14, 2023 – Music Program

5:49       “Being in Rhythm”
composed by Layne Redmond
performed by Layne Redmond & Tommy Brunjes
from Being in Rhythm
5:55       “Finney Makes a Point”
composed by Mike Figgis
performed by Mike Figgis
from Stormy Monday Soundtrack
5:58       “Halleluyah”
composed by David Hykes
performed by David Hykes, Michelle Hykes, and Timothy Hill=
from Harmonic Meetings
6:05 "Rotcha Scribida
composed by Amandio Cabral
performed by Cesaria Evora
from Cesaria Evora
6:10       “El Carretero”
traditional Cuban folksong
performed by Compay Segundo, Ruben Gonzales, Eliades Ochoa and Ry Cooder
from Buena Vista Social Club
6:13       “Dos Gardenias”
composed by Compay Segundo
performed by Compay Segundo and Ry Cooder
from Buena Vista Social Club soundtrack
6:16       “Sonata (Canzon) XX”
composed by Giovanni Gabrieli
performed by HR Brass
from Gabrieli and others - Venetian Polychoral Music
6:23       “Prelude (From the Unaccompanied Cello Suite No. 1 in G Major, BWV 1007)”
composed by J.S. Bach
performed by Yo Yo Ma
from the Master and Commander soundtrack
6:26       “Negro River”
composed by Philip Glass
performed by Uakti
from Aguas da Amazoniaa
6:30       “Obiero”
composed by Ayub Ogada
performed by Ayub Ogada
from En Mana Kuoyo
6:36       “Concerto in B Minor II: Largo” (RV 424)
composed by Antonio Vivaldi
performed by Toronto Chamber Orchestra and Ofra Harnoy, cello
from Vivaldi Cello Concertos
6:40       “Esa Noche”
performed by Café Tacuba
from Music from the Coffee Lands
6:43       “Aideu”
traditional Santería prayer to Orisha Ochun
performed by Conjunto Céspedes
from Flores
6:46       “Thoughts Unspoken”
composed by Ken Field
performed by Ken Field
from Subterranea
6:49       “Meniscus”                                                  
composed by David Curtis
performed by This Mortal Coil
from Filigree & Shadow
6:51       “A Model of the Universe”                                                  
composed by Jóhann Jóhannsson
performed by Jóhann Jóhannsson
from The Theory of Everything soundtrack
6:54       “Sabu” (The Secret)
ancient Wassoulou hunter song
performed by Oumou Sangare
from Worotan
6:59       “Five Saxophones in Search of Meaning”
composed by Ken Field
performed by Ken Field
from Subterranea
7:01       “Mujer Magica”
composed by Julian Avalos
performed by Julian Avalos and Afro-Andes
from Putumayo Presents Afro-Latino
7:07       “Ghetto”
composed by Sam Mangwana
performed by Sam Mangwana
from Galo Negro
7:11       “Sangjidorji”
traditional Mongolian song
performed by Urna Chahar-Tugchi
from Urna Hödööd
7:15       “Mueve la Cintura Mulata”
composed by Alejandro Enis Almenaris
performed by Cuarteto Oriente
from Casa de la Trova:  Santiago de Cuba
7:23       “Icare”
composed by René Dupéré
performed by Cirque du Soleil
from Alegria
7:31       “Cubana”
composed by Horacio Hernandez and Charles Neville
performed by Deep Rumba
from Alto En La Fiebre De La Rumba
7:33       “St. James Infirmary”
composed by Irving Mills
performed by Billie and Dee Preservation Hall Orchestra
from Preservation Hall Early Years
7:37       “Being There”
composed by Tord Gustavsen
performed by the Tord Gustavsen Trio
from The Ground
7:41       “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
7:47       “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
7:51       “Cucurrucucu Paloma”
composed by Tomas Mendez
performed by Caetano Veloso
from Talk to Her
7:55       “Andalusian Nights”
composed by Govi
performed by Govi
from Andalusian Nights
8:00       “Deep River”
composed by Steven Foster
performed by The Blind Boys of Alabama
from Deep River
8:03       “Pod Bay Doors”
composed by David Chandler
performed by David Chandler
from Island Light
8:05       “Despertar”
composed by Sergio Lara and Joe Reyes
performed by Sergio Lara and Joe Reyes
from Exotico
8:10       “Milk and Honey”
composed by Jackson C. Frank
performed by Jackson C. Frank
from Blues Run the Game
8:13       “Veinte años”
composed by María Teresa Vera
performed by Diego El Cigala and Bebo Valdés
from Lágrimas Negras
8:17       “Kumbalawe”
composed by Cirque du Soliel
performed by Cirque du Soliel
from Saltimbanco
8:23       “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
8:26       “Casta Diva”
composed by Bellini
performed by Maria Callas
from Norma
8:29       “La Luna”
composed by Ottmar Liebert
performed by Ottmar Liebert and Luna Negra
from La Semana
8:34       “Y Una Madre”  [And a Mother]
traditional Ladino
performed by Savina Yannatou
from Mediterranea
8:36       “Serse: ‘Ombra mai fu’”
composed by George Frederic Handel
performed by the Collegium Musicum
from Handel at the Opera
8:39       “Agrigento”
composed by George Zikas
performed by Yiorgos Dalaras
from Welcome (1994)
8:43       “Know”
composed by Nick Drake
performed by Nick Drake
from Pink Moon
8:46       “Fado Da Saudade”
composed by Fernando Pinto do Amaral
performed by Carlos de Carmo
from fados soundtrack
8:50       “Surfin”
composed by Ernest Ranglin
performed by Ernest Ranglin
from NPR Tiny Desk Concert
8:54       “Bridges”
composed by Micheál Ō Domhnaill
performed by Nightnoise
from Nightnoise
9:00       “Creator’s Song”
traditional Lakota Sun dance closing song in praise of the creator
performed by Joanne Shenandoah
from Orenda
9:04       “Soya”
composed by Ali Farak Touré
performed by Ali Farka Touré
from Savane
9:09       “Djarimirri”
composed by Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu
performed by Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu
from Australian Aboriginal Music
9:13       “Saya - Motherland: The Score”
composed by Sona Jobarteh
performed by Sona Jobarteh
from Motherland
9:17       “Saludo Compay (Son)”
composed by Eliades Ochoa
performed by: Eliades Ochoa
from Sublime Ilusión
9:21       “Amelia Desert Morning”
composed by Gustavo Santaolalla
performed by Gustavo Santaolalla
from Babel
9:22       “Pie Jesu” from the Requiem (Op. 48)
composed by Gabriel Fauré
soprano, Judith Blegen
performed by Robert Shaw and the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and Chorus
from Fauré Requiem
9:26       “Yati Pouli Chen Kelaidhis”  [Why Little Bird Do You Not Sing]
traditional Greek [Thrace]
performed by Savina Yannatou
from Mediterranea
9:29       “Woman’s Prayer”
composed by Georges Ivanovitch Gurdjieff
performed by Anja Lechner and Vassilis Tsabropoulos
from Chants, Hymns and Dances
9:31       “Deliciae Meae”
composed by Nicholas Lens
performed by Nicholas Lens, et al.
from Flamma Flamma: The Fire Requiem
9:36       “Pari Intervallo”
composed by Arvo Pärt
performed by The Hilliard Ensemble
from Arbos
9:42       “Kakokolo”
composed by Samite
performed by Samite
from Embalasasa
9:47       “Market Day”
composed by Geoffrey Oryema
performed by Geoffrey Oryema
from Beat the Border
9:50       “Tindiba”
composed by Samite
performed by Samite
from Stars to Share
9:55       “Xandinha”
composed by Nando Da Cruz
performed by Cesaria Evora
from Cesaria Evora
10:01      “Una furtiva lagrima”
composed by Gaetano Donizetti
performed by Luciano Pavarotti
from L'elisir d'amore
10:06      “New ‘Opihi Moemoe No. 3”
composed by Leonard Kwan
performed by Leonard Kwan
from Ke’ala’s Mele
10:09      “Wake Me Up” (Acoustic)
composed by E. Dawkins III, M. Einziger & T. Bergling
performed by Aloe Blacc
From Lift Your Spirit
10:13      “Little Potato”
composed by Malcolm Dalglish
performed by Malcolm Dalglish
from Metamora
10:16      “Peace and Power”
composed by Joanne Shenandoah
performed by Joanna Shenandoah
from Peace and Power
10:20      “Dindirindin”
traditional song
performed by Zorgina Vocal Ensemble: Rebecca Bain, Ellen Santaniello and Ruth Eiselsberg
from Polyphonics
10:22      “Radio Bagdad”
composed by Jenifer Smith
performed by Jenifer Smith
from Code Mesa
10:28      “Dearest All Faire”
composed by William Lawes, arr. William Ayton
performed by Diane Nahigian, contralto & Amici Musicae
original recording for waterfire
from Amici Musicae
10:31      “Petit Quatour”
composed by Jean Francaix
performed by Berliner Saxophone Quartet
from Berliner Saxophone Quartet
10:37      “Kothbiro”
composed by Ayub Ogada
performed by Ayub Ogada
from African Voices: Songs of Life
10:43      “Djôn'Maya”
composed by Victor Démé
performed by Victor Démé
from Victor Démé
10:47      “Les Pleurs”
composed by Sainte Colombe
performed by Jordi Savall, viola da gamba
from Tous les matins du monde
10:51      “Doce De Coco”
composed by Jacob do Bandolim
performed by Yo-Yo Ma, Paquito D' Rivera, Romero Lumbambo
from Obrigado Brazil
10:56      “Short Trip Home”
composed by Edgar Meyer
performed by Joshua Bell, Edgar Meyer, Sam Bush, and Mike Marshall
from Short Trip Home