Recent Concert Playlists

McGraw Tower with cherry blossoms

McGraw Tower in spring

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

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.
 

Monday, December 6, 2021

Morning

Haikri Folk Dance, A / Cantilina, Keiran (KKC '15)
champagne problems / Swift, Taylor
Old Town Road / Lil Nas X
I See the Light (from "Tangled") / Menken, Alan

Afternoon

Sivivon, Sov Sov Sov
Ocho Kandelikas
Dreydel (I Have a Little Dreydel)
O Hanukkah
Ale Brider
Hava Nagila
Hineh Ma Tov / Israeli
Mah Tovu
Fiddler on the Roof Medley / Bock, Jerry

Evening

Marzipan (from the Nutcracker Suite) / Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
Chinese Dance (from the Nutcracker Suite) / Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
Trepak (from the Nutcracker Suite) / Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
Can Can from Orpheus in the Underworld
Cornell Evening Song with descant
O Come, O Come, Emmanuel (Veni, Veni, Emmanuel)
Trepak (from the Nutcracker Suite) / Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
Sleigh Ride / Anderson, Leroy
It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year / Pola, Edward
Mistletoe / Waring, F. and J. Toti
Somewhere In My Memory (from "Home Alone") / Williams, John
Last Christmas / Wham!
Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas / Blane, Ralph
O Holy Night / Adam, Adolphe
White Christmas / Berlin, Irving
Silver Bells
Silent Night (Stille Nacht) / Gruber, Franz
Away in a Manger / Luther, Martin
The First Noel (Nowell)
Antioch (Joy to the world) / Handel, George Frideric
Adeste Fideles (O Come, All Ye Faithful) (Come Hither, Ye Faithful)
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer / Marks, John
Es Ist Ein Ros Entsprungen (Rosa Mystica) / Praetorius
Hark, the Herald Angels Sing (Bethlehem) / Mendelssohn, Felix
Mendelssohn with descant (Hark, the Herald Angels Sing (Bethlehem)) / Mendelssohn, Felix
Here Comes Santa Claus
Cornell Evening Song - Traditional Folk Tune

Sunday, December 5, 2021

Morning

Countryside Rigadoon / Lamotte, Alex
Megalovania (from "Undertale") / Fox, Toby
Shepherd's Hey
Salmon / Jenkins, Keith (KGJ '93)

Afternoon

Day Without Rain, A / Enya
Think of Me (from "The Phantom of Opera") / Lloyd Webber, Andrew
Here Comes the Sun / Beatles, The
In Dreams (from "The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring") / Shore, Howard
Let's Go Fly a Kite (from "Mary Poppins") / Sherman, Robert
Lament -- The Bellman's Suite / Lee, Richard H. (RHL '41)

Evening

Chimesmaster comment:
We hope you enjoyed the holiday music for today's Lessons and Carols event in Sage Chapel!

Chinese Dance (from the Nutcracker Suite) / Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
Marzipan (from the Nutcracker Suite) / Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
Trepak (from the Nutcracker Suite) / Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
Wizards in Winter / Trans-Siberian Orchestra
Ring, Christmas Bells (Carol of the Bells) / Leontovich, Mykola
Cornell Evening Song - Traditional Folk Tune
Sleigh Ride / Anderson, Leroy
God Rest You Merry Gentlemen
O Holy Night / Adam, Adolphe
It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year / Pola, Edward
Angels We Have Heard on High (Gloria) (Angels O'er the Fields A-Circling)
All I Want for Christmas is You / Mariah Carey
Sivovon (Sov, Sov, Sov) / Trad. Jewish
Ocho Kandelikas / Trad. Jewish
Winter Wonderland / Bernard, Felix
Ale Brider ("We Are All Brothers") / Trad. Jewish
Last Christmas / Wham!
Jingle, Bells / Pierpont
Here Comes Santa Claus
Cornell Evening Song - Traditional Folk Tune
Gift to be Simple
Harry in Winter / Doyle, Patrick
In Dulci Jubilo
Sleigh Ride / Anderson, Leroy
Chinese Dance (from the Nutcracker Suite) / Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
Gloria (Iris) (Angels O'er the Fields A'circling) (Angels we have heard on high)
Cornell Evening Song

Saturday, December 4, 2021

Morning

Mr. Perfectly Fine // Swizzle Tizzle
Driving Rain / Jenkins, Keith (KGJ '93)
The Sound of Silence / Simon, Paul
Habanera (from "Carmen") / Bizet, Georges

Afternoon

Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Hymn
Silver Bells
Silent Night (Stille Nacht) / Gruber, Franz
Silent Night to Descant
Love Story / Swift, Taylor

Evening

Piano Concerto No. 2 in c minor, Op. 18 / Rachmaninoff, Sergei
Happy Birthday
Ring, Christmas Bells (Carol of the Bells) / Leontovich, Mykola
Hoedown from Rodeo / Copland, Aaron
Cornell Evening Song - TMC Descant / Czebiniak, Taras (TMC '06)
Cornell Evening Song - KJC Descant / Cook, Kevin (KJC '21)

Friday, December 3, 2021

Morning

Go the Distance (from "Hercules") / Menken, Alan
You Are My Sunshine / Davis, Jimmie
Mendelssohn with descant (Hark, the Herald Angels Sing (Bethlehem)) / Mendelssohn, Felix
It's Time / Imagine Dragons
Clair de Lune / Debussy, Claude

Afternoon

All I Want for Christmas is You / Mariah Carey
Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let it Snow! / Styne, Jule
Antioch (Joy to the world) / Handel, George Frideric
The First Noel (Nowell)
Sleigh Ride / Anderson, Leroy

Evening

Sweet Caroline / Diamond, Neil
Adeste Fideles (O Come, All Ye Faithful) (Come Hither, Ye Faithful)
betty / Swift, Taylor
Colors of the Wind (from "Pocahontas") / Menken, Alan

Thursday, December 2, 2021

Morning

A Doll's Funeral Procession / Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
Take Me Out to the Ball Game / Von Tilzer, Albert
Vincent (Starry, Starry Night) / McLean, Don
Down in the River to Pray / Appalachian Traditional Song
Colored Aristocracy / American Tune
Sleigh Ride / Anderson, Leroy

Afternoon

Fireflies / Owl City
Penny Lane / Lennon, John
Clocks / Coldplay
Theme from "Jurassic Park" / Williams, John
Yellow Submarine / Beatles, The
Bare Necessities (from "The Jungle Book") / Gilkyson, Terry

Evening

Need Thee Every Hour / Lowry, Robert
Kakariko Village (from "The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past") / Kondo, Koji
True Colors / Lauper, Cyndi
You Belong With Me / Swift, Taylor
Pokemon Theme / Siegler & Loeffler
Jingle, Bells / Pierpont

Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Morning

Carol (It Came Upon a Midnight Clear) / Willis, Richard Storrs
Carol of the Drum (The Little Drummer Boy) / Davis, Katherine
Do You Hear What I Hear / Regney, W.
Ding Dong Merrily on High
Last Christmas / Wham!
All I Want for Christmas is You / Mariah Carey

Afternoon

La Vie En Rose / Piaf, Edith
Christmas Song / Holst, Gustav
Chaconne / Durand, Auguste
The Hills are Alive (from "The Sound of Music") / Rodgers, Richard
My Favorite Things (from "The Sound of Music") / Rodgers, Richard
When You Wish Upon a Star (from "Pinocchio") / Harline, Leigh

Evening

Hedwig's Theme (from "Harry Potter") / Williams, John
Gymnopédie No. 1 / Satie, Erik
Hoist the Colors/He's a Pirate (medley from "Pirates of the Caribbean") / Badelt, Klaus
The Scientist / Coldplay
Yellow / Coldplay

Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Morning

Minecraft Theme (Sweden) / Rosenfeld, Daniel
Anchors Aweigh (United States Navy Song) / Zimmermann, Charles A.
Jiaru menger biancheng zhen ("If Dreams Come True") / Teng, Teresa
Xiaocheng gushi ("Small Town Story") / Teng, Teresa
A Morning of the Slag Ravine (Pazu's Fanfare) (from "Laputa: Castle in the Sky") / Hisaishi, Joe
Ocean Eyes / Eilish, Billie
Electric Love / BØRNS

Afternoon

Music of the Night (from "The Phantom of the Opera") / Lloyd Webber, Andrew
Happy Birthday
Mr. Perfectly Fine / Taylor Swift
Maple Leaf Rag / Joplin, Scott
Two-Part Inventions: VIII (8) / Bach, Johann Sebastian
Alma Mater Waltz (The Alma-Waltz) (Waltzing Cayuga)

Evening

La La Land / Hurwitz, Justin
Last Christmas / Wham!
I Knew You Were Trouble / Taylor Swift
Fireflies / Owl City
Cornell Evening Song - KJC Descant / Cook, Kevin (KJC '21)