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September 4, 2021 – WaterFire Music Program

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September 4 2021 – Music Program

7:14     “Being in Rhythm”
performed by Layne Redmond & Tommy Brunjes
from Being in Rhythm

7:20    “Finney Makes a Point”
composed by Mike Figgis
performed by Mike Figgis
from Stormy Monday Soundtrack

7:23     “Fanfare for the Common Man
composed by Aaron Copland
performed by Philip Jones Brass Ensemble & Jon Iveson
from Festive Brass

7:26     “Canzon duodecimi toni”
composed by Gabrielli, Giovanni
performed by HR Brass
from Venetian Polychoral Music

7:29     “New ‘Opihi Moemoe No. 3
composed by Leonard Kwan
performed by Leonard Kwan
from Ke’ala’s Mele

7:32     “Por Que Llorax”  excerpt
traditional Chanson Sefardite
performed by Montserrat Figueras and Jordi Savall
from La Voix de l’Emotion

7:37     “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

7:43     “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

7:46     “Summa”
composed by Arvo Pärt
performed by The Hilliard Ensemble
from Arbos

7:51     “Wake Me Up (Acoustic)”
composed by E. Dawkins III, M. Einziger & T. Bergling
performed by Aloe Blacc
from Life Your Spirit

7:55     “A Model of the Universe”                                  
composed by Jóhann Jóhannsson
performed by Jóhann Jóhannsson
from The Theory of Everything soundtrack

7:58     “Cerulean”
composed by Ben Leinbach & Geoffrey Gordon
performed by Ben Leinbach & Geoffrey Gordon
from Putumayo Presents Yoga

8:05     “With My Own Two Hands”
composed by Ben Harper
performed by Playing for Change
From Songs Around The World – ATD Fourth World

8:09     “Cantus in memory of Benjamin Britten”
composed by Arvo Pärt
performed by Staatsorchester Stuttgart
from Tabula Rasa

8:14     “Deliciae Meae”
composed by Nicholas Lens
performed by Nicholas Lens, et al.
from Flamma Flamma: The Fire Requiem

8:19     “Music for 18 Musicians: II. Section I”
composed by Steve Reich
performed by Steve Reich Ensemble
from Music for 18 Musicians

8:23     “Comadi”
composed by Céu
performed by Céu  (Brazil)
from Vagarosa

8:27     “St. James Infirmary
composed by Irving Mills
performed by Billie and Dee Preservation Hall Orchestra
from Preservation Hall Early Years

8:30     “Waino Blues
composed by Daby Balde
performed by Dabe Balde
from Introducing Dabe Balde

8:35     “Babonao”
composed by Razia Said
performed by Razia Said (Madagascar)
from Zebu Nation

8:38     “I Heard It Through The Grapevine
composed by Marvin Gaye
performed by Bill Frisell
from East/West

8:42     “Raquel
composed by Rufino Almeida
performed by Bau
from Café Musique

8:47     “Kakokolo
composed by Samite
performed by Samite
from Embalasasa

8:52     “Wire
composed by The Low Anthem
performed by The Low Anthem
from Smart Flesh

8:56     “Surfin”
composed by Ernest Ranglin
performed by Ernest Ranglin
from NPR Tiny Desk Concert

9:01     “Mercy, Mercy, Mercy”|
composed by Joe Zawinul
performed by Paul Harrington on harmonica
from Harmonica Soul Serenade

9:04     “Without Shades
composed by Zagar
performed by Zagar (Hungary)
from Cannot Walk Fly Instead

9:09     “Presentiment
composed by Emahoy Tsegué-Maryam Grèbrou
performed by Emahoy Tsegué-Maryam Grèbrou
from Ethiopiques Vol. 21

9:12     “(Don’t) Tremble”
composed by Low Anthem
performed by Low Anthem
from Oh My God Charlie Darwin

9:17     “Sposa, non mi conosci” from Merope
composed by Geminiano Giacomelli
performed by Cecilia Bartoli
from Sacrificium

9:22     “Mariama Kaba
composed by Boubacar Traoré
performed by Boubacar Traoré
from Mariama

9:28     “Japurá River
composed by Philip Glass
performed by Uakti from Aguas da Amazonia

9:33     “Negro River
composed by Philip Glass
performed by Uakti
from Aguas da Amazonia

9:38   “Paperweight
composed by Joshua Radin and Schulyler Fisk
performed by Joshua Radin and Schulyler Fisk (US)
from The Last Kiss

9:42   “Offering”
composed by Ara Dinkjian
performed by Night Ark
from Moments

9:51   “Domine Fil Unigenite
reinterpreted traditional chant 
performed by Mercedes Bahleda
from Mercy Songs

9:55   “Ombra mai fu” from Serse
composed by George Frideric Handel
performed by Cecilia Bartoli
from Sacrificium 

9:59   “Wátina” [“I called out”]
composed by Andy Palacio 
performed by Andy Palacio and Garifuna
from Wátina

10:03   “Altèlèyeshegnem
composed by Alèmayèhu Eshèté 
performed by Alèmayèhu Eshèté
from Ethiopiques Vol. 10 

10:08   “Pink Moon”
composed by Nick Drake
performed by Nick Drake
from Pink Moon

10:10   “Krokodill
composed by Jóhann Jóhannsson
performed by the EÞos String Quartet
from Englabörn

10:13 “Embalasasa”
composed by Samite
performed by Samite
from Embalasasa

10:17   “Anyone and Everyone
composed by Lhasa
performed by Lhasa
from Lhasa

10:21   “Azara Alhai
composed by Rasha
performed by Rasha
from Sudaniyat

10:27   “Cage the Songbird
composed by Low Anthem
performed by Low Anthem
from Oh My God Charlie Darwin

10:31   “Desert Bus Ride
composed by Gustavo Santaolalla
performed by Gustavo Santaolalla
from Babel

10:33   “Little Potato
composed by Malcolm Dalglish
performed by Malcolm Dalglish
from Metamora

10:37   “Concerto in C Minor” (RV 402) — Adagio
composed by Antonio Vivaldi
performed by Toronto Chamber Orchestra; Ofra Harnoy, cello
from Vivaldi Cello Concertos

10:42   “Werente Serigne
composed by Dieng
performed by Orchestra Baobab
from The Pirate’s Choice

10:49   “Hallelujah
composed by Leonard Cohen
performed by Jeff Buckley
from Grace

10:56   “Baba (Father)
performed by Andy Palacio
from Watina

11:00   Sin Precio (Worthless)
performed by Andy Palacio
from Watina

11:04   “Amelia Desert Morning
composed by Gustavo Santaolalla
performed by Gustavo Santaolalla
from Babel

11:06   “Djarimirri
composed by Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu
performed by Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu
from Australian Aboriginal Music

11:10   “See Me Lakayana
composed by Geoffrey Oryema
performed by Geoffrey Oryema
from Spirit

11:14   “Guitarra”
composed by Madredeus
performed by Madredeus
from Antologia

11:18   “Slacker’s Jig/Virginia Reel
composed by Andrew Bryan
performed by Poor Angus
from Poor Angus

11:20   “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

11:26   “Lift Me Up
composed by Bruce Springsteen
performed by Bruce Springsteen
from Limbo

11:31   “Ne Haciyiz Ne Hocayiz”
traditional Turkish Alevi folk song
perfomred by Hasan Saltik
from Yare Dokuuma

11:35   “Carpe Diem”
composed by Rodrigo Leão
performed by Rodrigo Leão
from O Mundo

11:40   “Iguazu
composed by Gustavo Santaolalla
performed by G. Santaolalla and Anibel Kerpel
from Ronroco

11:45   “Deep River
composed by Steven Foster
performed by The Blind Boys of Alabama
from Deep River

11:48   “Funny How Love Is
composed by Roland Gift & David Steele
performed by Fine Young Cannibals
from Fine Young Cannibals

11:51   “Doce De Coco”
composed by Jacob do Bandolim
performed by Yo-Yo Ma, Paquito D’ Rivera, Romero Lumbambo
from Obrigado Brazil

11:56   “Short Trip Home
composed by Edgar Meyer
performed by Joshua Bell, (violin), Edgar Meyer (bass), Sam Bush (mandolin), Mike Marshall (guitar)
from Short Trip Home

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