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.
 

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Morning

Blackbird / Lennon, John
The Rainbow Connection / Williams, Paul
You Belong With Me / Swift, Taylor

Afternoon

Do You Know the Way to San Jose? / Bacharach, Burt
When You Wish Upon a Star (from "Pinocchio") / Harline, Leigh
Sonatina, Opus 36 No. 1 / Clementi, Muzio
Les Misérables Medley (complete) / Schönberg, Claude-Michel

Evening

Night / Jenkins, Keith (KGJ '93)
Umbrella / Rihanna
It's Time (Imagine Dragons)
Saturn (Sleeping At Last)

Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Morning

Heart and Soul -- Duet for Chimesmaster and Mortal
Hallelujah / Cohen, Leonard
For Good (from "Wicked") / Schwartz, Stephen
Yes! We Have No Bananas / Cohn, Irving

Afternoon

Chorale No. 124 -- Mach's Mit Mir, Gott / Bach, Johann Sebastian
Auld Lang Syne
Prelude in D Minor / Bach, Johann Sebastian
Bei Männern -- Magic Flute / Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
Symphony No. 1, Variations on a Theme / Brahms, Johannes
Clocks / Coldplay

Evening

The Drowsy Forest / Jenkins, Keith (KGJ '93)
Say Something / Great Big World, A
Seventy-six (76) Trombones (from "The Music Man") / Wilson, Meredith
The Charming Harlot / Jenkins, Keith (KGJ '93)

Monday, February 17, 2020

Morning

Amazing Grace (Variations)
How Lovely Is Thy Dwelling Place (from Requiem IV) / Brahms, Johannes
Your Song / John, Elton

Afternoon

I Want to Hold Your Hand / Beatles, The
Puff, the Magic Dragon / Yarrow, Peter
Go the Distance (from "Hercules") / Menken, Alan
Love Story Theme / Lai, Francis

Evening

God Bless the Child (Billie Holiday)
Stormy Weather / Arlen, Harold
Malagueña / Lecuona, Ernesto
Over the Rainbow (from "The Wizard of Oz") / Arlen, Harold

Sunday, February 16, 2020

Morning

Simple Sage / Jenkins, Keith (KGJ '93)
The Addams Family / Mizzy, Vic
Hedwig's Theme (from "Harry Potter") / Williams, John
Maria (from "West Side Story") / Bernstein, Leonard
The Scientist / Coldplay

Afternoon

Hey Jude (duet version)
Cantina Band (from "Star Wars") / Williams, John
Pink Elephants on Parade (from "Dumbo") / Wallace, Oliver
Under the Big Top / Fucik, Julius
Window to the Past, A (from "Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban") / Williams, John
Raiders March in D / Williams, John
Cornell Alma Mater, Variations 1 and 2

Evening

Married Life (theme from "Up") / Giacchino, Michael
Be Thou My Vision (Slane) / Irish Traditional
The Seas of the Earth / Jenkins, Keith (KGJ '93)
Kiss the Girl (from "The Little Mermaid") / Menken, Alan
Cornell Evening Song - Traditional Folk Tune

Saturday, February 15, 2020

Morning

Komm' Susser Tod (Come, Sweet Death) / Bach, Johann Sebastian
Rondoletto (from Quatre Marches Op. 48, no. 3) / Coste, Napoleon
Can You Feel the Love Tonight (from "The Lion King") / John, Elton
Give my Regards to Davy / Cohan, George M.
Let It Go (from "Frozen") / Anderson-Lopez, Kristen

Afternoon

La La Land / Hurwitz, Justin
A Whole New World (from "Aladdin") / Menken, Alan
Little Talks / Of Monsters and Men
Cornell Alma Mater, Variations 1 and 2
Cornell Alma Mater, Variations 3 and 4 / Krasicky, Phil

Evening

Radio Ga Ga / Queen
Colors of the Wind (from "Pocahontas") / Menken, Alan
Fur Elise / Beethoven, Ludwig van
Le Festin (from "Ratatouille") / Giacchino, Michael

Friday, February 14, 2020

Morning

God Rest You Merry Gentlemen
Ave Maria / Bach, Johann Sebastian
from Piano Sonata No. 19 / Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
Stars (from "Les Misérables") / Schönberg, Claude-Michel

Afternoon

June (Barcarole) / Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
Hedwig's Theme (from "Harry Potter") / Williams, John
Come Thou fount of every blessing (Nettleton)
Westminster Waltz/Big Ben Bagatelle / Ubogy, George '58
Mii Channel Theme / Totaka, Kazumi

Evening

Chimesmaster comment:
Valentine's Day Concert

Can't Take My Eyes Off of You / Valli, Frank and the Four Seasons
Across the Stars (from "Star Wars: Attack of the Clones")
Can't Help Falling in Love / Weiss, George
Bad Romance / Lady Gaga
All You Need is Love / Beatles, The
All of Me / Schmidt, Jon
In My Life / Beatles, The
All the Things You Are / Kern, Jerome
Whole New World, A (from "Aladdin") / Menken, Alan
Can You Feel the Love Tonight (from "The Lion King") / John, Elton
My Heart Will Go On (from "Titanic") / Horner, James
Yellow / Coldplay
Something There (from "Beauty and the Beast") / Menken, Alan
Oh, Pretty Woman / Orbison, Roy
Think of Me (from "The Phantom of Opera") / Lloyd Webber, Andrew
Chasing Cars
Beauty and the Beast (from "Beauty and the Beast") / Menken, Alan
Cornell Evening Song with descant
Cornell Evening Song - TMC Descant / Czebiniak, Taras (TMC '06)
Cornell Evening Song - KJC Descant / Cook, Kevin (KJC '21)

Thursday, February 13, 2020

Morning

Be Thou My Vision (Slane) / Irish Traditional
Morning Prelude / Cummings, J. G.
I See the Light (from "Tangled") / Menken, Alan
Wait, Wait, Don't Tell Me (Variations and Theme) / Ubogy, George '58

Afternoon

Love Story / Swift, Taylor
Kiss the Girl (from "The Little Mermaid") / Menken, Alan
Ich Liebe Dich / Beethoven, Ludwig van
My Favorite Wild Rose
We've Only Just Begun / Nichols, Roger

Evening

Monotone -- The Bellman's Suite / Lee, Richard H. (RHL '41)
Jubilee / Smith, Barrett (BTS '14)
Vincent (Starry, Starry Night) / McLean, Don