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Recent Concert Playlists

Playing the chimes

Did you enjoy a recent concert, but didn't recognize all of the songs? Click on the links below to view playlists from the past week.

As a nod to tradition, the chimesmasters play the Cornell Changes, affectionately known as the Jennie McGraw Rag to begin each day. This piece was originally requested by the first Cornell President Andrew D. White. The midday concert concludes with the Alma Mater, and the day ends with the Cornell Evening Song (which shares its tune with the German carol Tannenbaum). These songs are not listed below because their placement is the same within each concert. Composers are listed when known.

If you do not see the song/concert that you are looking for, please email chimes@cornell.edu.

Monday - August 29th, 2016

Afternoon

  • Piano Man / Joel, Billy
  • Sweet Caroline / Diamond, Neil
  • Rubber Duckie - Sesame Street TV Show / Warner, J. J.
  • YMCA / Morali, Belolo
  • Fisher's Hornpipe
  • Take Five / Brubeck, Dave

Morning

  • Need Thee Every Hour / Lowry, Robert
  • I've Got a Dream
  • Threnody / Smith, Barrett (BTS '14)
  • On My Own (from "Les Misérables") / Schönberg, Claude-Michel
  • Brandenburg Concerto / Bach, Johann Sebastian

Sunday - August 28th, 2016

Evening

  • Blessed Assurance / Knapp, Phoebe
  • I've Got a Dream
  • Sakura
  • I Dreamed a Dream (from "Les Misérables") / Schönberg, Claude-Michel
  • Fantasy in D Minor / Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Afternoon

  • Misty Mountains
  • Pag Plus - Collaborative Variations on Paganini's Caprice No. 24 / Paganini, Niccolo
  • Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring -- Cantata No. 147 / Bach, Johann Sebastian
  • Meteor Shower / Owl City
  • Etude, Op. 10, No. 3 / Chopin, Frederic
  • Ode to Joy -- Symphony No. 9 / Beethoven, Ludwig van

Saturday - August 27th, 2016

Evening

  • Hedwig's Theme (from "Harry Potter") / Williams, John
  • Berceuse from "The Firebird Suite" / Stravinsky, I.
  • As Time Goes By (from "Casablanca") / Hupfield, Herman
  • Music of the Night (from "The Phantom of the Opera") / Lloyd Webber, Andrew
  • Singing in the Rain (from "Singing in the Rain") / Brown, Nacio

Afternoon

  • Fu Qin (Father)
  • Puff the Magic Dragon / Yarrow, Peter
  • Under the Sea (from "The Little Mermaid") / Menken, Alan
  • On a Clear Day (from "Kiki's Delivery Service") / Hisaishi, Joe
  • Waltzes -- Chimes of Normandy / Planquette
  • Cornell Alma Mater, Variations 1 and 2

Morning

  • Sonatine in G Major / Beethoven, Ludwig van
  • Aragonaise (from "Carmen") / Bizet, Georges
  • One Hand, One Heart (from "West Side Story") / Bernstein, Leonard
  • Theme from "Schindler's List" / Williams, John
  • Ode to Joy -- Symphony No. 9 / Beethoven, Ludwig van

Friday - August 26th, 2016

Evening

  • Summertime / Gershwin, George
  • Let's Go Fly a Kite (from "Mary Poppins") / Sherman, Robert
  • Force Theme (from "Star Wars") / Williams, John
  • Imperial March (from "Star Wars") / Williams, John
  • The Addams Family / Mizzy, Vic
  • Raiders March (from "Indiana Jones: Raiders of the Lost Ark") / Williams, John

Afternoon

  • Let It Be / Beatles, The
  • Melita (Navy Hymn) (Eternal Father, strong to save) (Almighty father) / Dykes, John Bacchus
  • When You Wish Upon a Star (from "Pinocchio") / Harline, Leigh
  • Love Story Theme / Lai, Francis
  • Hedwig's Theme (from "Harry Potter") / Williams, John
  • Give my Regards to Davy / Cohan, George M.

Morning

  • Breezy (from Final Fantasy VIII) / Uematsu, Nobuo
  • September in the Rain (from "Melody for Two") / Warren, Henry
  • Yellow Rose of Texas
  • Bouree from the third Cello Suite / Bach, Johann Sebastian

Thursday - August 25th, 2016

Evening

  • Under the Sea (from "The Little Mermaid") / Menken, Alan
  • Lean on Me / Withers, Bill
  • The Moon Represents My Heart / Teng, Teresa
  • I Don't Know How to Love Him (from "Jesus Christ Superstar") / Lloyd Webber, Andrew
  • American Country Dances: The Circle (III) / Burchenal, Elizabeth
  • Moon River / Mancini, Henry

Afternoon

  • Itsumo Nando Demo (Always with Me) from Spirited Away / Hisaishi, Joe
  • Bad Romance / Lady Gaga
  • Amazing Grace
  • Moonlight Sonata - Adagio, Op. 27, No. 2 / Beethoven, Ludwig van

Morning

  • Yesterday / Beatles, The
  • Castle of Magic
  • Let It Go (from "Frozen") / Anderson-Lopez, Kristen
  • Arirang

Wednesday - August 24th, 2016

Evening

  • Etudes Simples I / Brouwer, Leo
  • Etudes Simples II / Brouwer, Leo
  • Prelude / Smith, Barrett (BTS '14)
  • Day Without Rain, A / Enya
  • La Vie En Rose / Piaf, Edith
  • All the Things You Are / Kern, Jerome

Afternoon

  • Inochi no Namae (The Name of Life) (from "Spirited Away") / Hisaishi, Joe
  • Estudio no. 6 / Sor, Fernando
  • I Love My Love (Abroad as I was Walking) / Holst, Gustav
  • Sarabande / Poulenc, Francis
  • Wedding March / Mendelssohn, Felix

Morning

  • Waltz from "The First Term at the Piano" / Bartok, Bela
  • Waltz, Op. 39 No. 4 / Brahms, Johannes
  • Bagatelle, Op. 119, No. 11 / Beethoven, Ludwig van
  • Allegretto: Symphony 7 / Beethoven, Ludwig van
  • Do Re Mi (Doe a Deer) (from "The Sound of Music") / Rodgers, Richard
  • My Favorite Things (from "The Sound of Music") / Rodgers, Richard

Tuesday - August 23rd, 2016

Evening

  • Prelude, Op. 32, No. 2 / Rachmaninoff, Sergei
  • La fille aux cheveux de lin / Debussy, Claude
  • Happy Birthday
  • Let It Go (from "Frozen") / Anderson-Lopez, Kristen

Afternoon

  • Over the Rainbow (from "The Wizard of Oz") / Arlen, Harold
  • Edelweiss (from "The Sound of Music") / Rodgers, Richard
  • O Shenandoah
  • Gift to be Simple
  • The River is Wide

Morning

  • Bad Romance / Lady Gaga
  • Menuet / Bach, Johann Sebastian
  • Love Story / Swift, Taylor
  • Here's to the Maiden -- School for Scandal / Linley, Thomas
  • Maria (from "West Side Story") / Bernstein, Leonard

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3058 South Balch Hall
Ithaca, New York 14853
(607) 255-5350

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