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.
 

Friday, March 13, 2020

Morning

Wearing of the Green
Hello Dolly (from "Hello, Dolly!") / Herman, Jerry
It's a Small World / Sherman, Richard
When You Wish Upon a Star (from "Pinocchio") / Harline, Leigh
Three Songs from "Wicked" / Schwartz, Stephen
Saint Patrick's Day

Afternoon

Loch Lomond / Thorlaksson, Eythor
Heaven's Light / Hellfire (from "The Hunchback of Notre Dame") / Menken, Alan
The Scientist / Coldplay

Evening

Time to Say Goodbye / Sartori, Francesco

Thursday, March 12, 2020

Morning

The Jasmine Flower
My Love / Hatch, Tony
Hornpipe / Howe, Marion '38

Afternoon

Bingo Marshmallow / Tesler, Burt
Fiddler on the Roof Medley / Bock, Jerry

Evening

Andulko
Spring Wind / Taiwanese
Air from "Water Music" / Handel, George Frideric
Sarabande / Bach, Johann Sebastian
Finlandia / Sibelius, J.

Wednesday, March 11, 2020

Morning

Menuet / Bach, Johann Sebastian
Sweet Caroline / Diamond, Neil
Sixteen (16) Going on Seventeen (17) (from "The Sound of Music") / Rodgers, Richard

Afternoon

Heart and Soul -- Duet for Chimesmaster and Mortal
Ode to Joy -- Symphony No. 9 / Beethoven, Ludwig van
Over the Rainbow (from "The Wizard of Oz") / Arlen, Harold
Let It Be / Beatles, The
I Hear Bells (from "Starting Here, Starting Now") / Shire, David

Evening

The Swan / Saint-Saëns, Camille
Theme from "E.T." / Williams, John
Theme from "Jurassic Park" / Williams, John
The Hills are Alive (from "The Sound of Music") / Rodgers, Richard
Comin' Thro' the Rye
Scots, Wha' Hae Wi' Wallace Bled
Maria (from "West Side Story") / Bernstein, Leonard

Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Morning

Yellow Rose of Texas
Kiss the Girl (from "The Little Mermaid") / Menken, Alan
Grand March -- Aida / Verdi
Merry Widow Waltz / Lehar, Franz

Afternoon

Hedwig's Theme (from "Harry Potter") / Williams, John
Go the Distance (from "Hercules") / Menken, Alan
Let's Go Fly a Kite (from "Mary Poppins") / Sherman, Robert
Beauty and the Beast (from "Beauty and the Beast") / Menken, Alan
Force Theme (from "Star Wars") / Williams, John
Cornell Alma Mater, Variations 1 and 2

Evening

Greensleeves
Lament -- The Bellman's Suite / Lee, Richard H. (RHL '41)
The Sound of Silence / Simon, Paul
Exodus / Gold, Ernest
Keep the Home Fires Burning / Novello

Monday, March 9, 2020

Morning

My Favorite Things (from "The Sound of Music") / Rodgers, Richard
Room Full of Roses / Spencer
Canadian Railroad Trilogy / Lightfoot, Gordon

Afternoon

Colors of the Wind (from "Pocahontas") / Menken, Alan
Oh, Pretty Woman / Orbison, Roy
Love Story / Swift, Taylor

Evening

Sylvia -- School for Scandal / Rubin, Amy D. '73
Be Thou My Vision (Slane) / Irish Traditional
Clair de Lune / Debussy, Claude
Part of Your World (from "The Little Mermaid") / Menken, Alan

Sunday, March 8, 2020

Morning

Can't Help Falling in Love / Weiss, George
Tian Mi Mi (Sweet As Honey) / Teng, Teresa
I See Fire / Ed Sheeran

Afternoon

La La Land / Hurwitz, Justin
Merry-Go-Round of Life (from "Howl's Moving Castle") / Hisaishi, Joe
Journey (Dream of Flight) / Hisaishi, Joe
Cornell Alma Mater, Variations 1 and 2

Evening

Come Thou fount of every blessing (Nettleton)
Cabaletta / Lack, Théodore
Piano Man / Joel, Billy
I See the Light (from "Tangled") / Menken, Alan
Etude / Lemoine, Henry
Force Theme (from "Star Wars") / Williams, John
Menuets I and II from First Cello Suite / Bach, Johann Sebastian
Phineas and Ferb Theme Song / Bowling for Soup
Eleanor Rigby / Beatles, The

Saturday, March 7, 2020

Morning

My Favorite Things (from "The Sound of Music") / Rodgers, Richard
I Got You (I Feel Good)
Show Yourself
Hey Jude / Beatles, The

Afternoon

Arrival in New Haven / Jenkins, Keith (KGJ '93)
Fuzzy Blue Lights / Owl City
Chinese Dance (from the Nutcracker Suite) / Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
A Whole New World (from "Aladdin") / Menken, Alan
Cornell Alma Mater, Variations 1 and 2
Cornell Alma Mater, Variations 3 and 4 / Krasicky, Phil

Evening

Air "on the G-String" from Suite in D / Bach, Johann Sebastian
Danse Macabre / Saint-Saëns, Camille
Chaconne / Durand, Auguste
Scene from Swan Lake / Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich