January 2017

Sunday, 01 January 2017, 12:30-1:20pm

Senior Carillonist: Astrid Bowler


Peal of Bells - Queens
Carillon – Attributed to G.F. Handel – arr. W. de Turk

For Hogmanay – A Medley of Scottish Tunes - arr. A. Bowler

A Guid New Year – Auld Lang Syne - Thou Bonnie Wood of Craigielea - My Love is Like a Red Red Rose - Rowan Tree – Loch Lomond

Variations on a French Noel – T. Fair

Selections From “Fiddler On The Roof” – J. Boc - arr. A. Bowler

  • If I Were a Rich Man
  • Sunrise, Sunset
  • To Life

Daddy Wouldn’t Buy Me a Bow-Wow - J. Tabrer - arr. A. Bowler
My Old Dutch - C. Ingle - arr. A. Bowler
A Bird in a Gilded Cage - H. von Tilzer - arr. A. Bowler

A Little Fantasy and Fugue – H. Harty

Wednesday, 04 January 2017, 12:30pm – 1:20pm

Senior Carillonist: Thomas Laue



Londonderry Air – Irish Folksong – arr. S.S. Warner


Yesterday – P. McCartney – arr. J. Haazen
Serenade – R. Drigo – arr. T.P. Laue
If – D. Gates – arr. G.C.
White Moonlight Serenade – G. Miller – arr. J. Lerinckx
Coimbra – R. Ferrão – arr. J. Haazen

Music in Film

Dance of the Sugar-Plum Fairy – P.I. Tchaikovsky – arr. E. Sadina
The Umbrellas of Cherbourg – M. Legrand – arr. J. Haazen
The Sound of Music: My Favourite Things – R. Rodgers – arr. K. Van Assche

Serious Pieces

Étude – G. White
Undulations (improv) – T.P. Laue
Vigil – G. White

Baroque Fun

Campanella in D Major – D. Kellner – arr. J. Maynard
Be, Thou, Near Me (from BMV 508) – J.S. Bach – arr. R. Barnes
Suite I for Unaccompanied Cello: Prelude – J.S. Bach – arr. A. Gerken

Sunday, 08 January 2017, 12:30pm – 1:20pm

Lead Carillonist: Lyn Fuller

A Splash of Colour Witches’ Wake – L. Fuller

Beauty and the Beast (Walt Disney) – A. Menken - arr. A.K. Christiansen
The Harry Lime Theme from the Third Man – A. Karas – arr. L. Fuller

Variations on a Theme by Giovanni Paisiello – W. Holland
Why Feels My Heart So Dormant 1788 opera L'amor Contrastato.

Three Arrangements by Lyn

Romanze for Gitarre – N. Paganini
My Way – C. Francois & J. Revaux - arr. L. Fuller
When the Red Red Robin – H. Woods - arr. L. Fuller

Vier Kleine Leichte Stücke

Aus dem notenbucklein der Anna Magdalena Bach. J.S. Bach – arr. L. Fuller

  • Marsch
  • Minuet I
  • Minuet II
  • Musette

Home Among the Gum Trees – W. Johnson & B. Brown – arr. L. Fuller
Hernando’s Hideaway (The Pajama Game) - Rodgers & Hammerstein – arr. L. Fuller  

Wednesday, 11 January 2017, 12:30pm – 1:20pm

Senior Carillonist: Thomas Laue

Rhythm And Bells


Lake Music – T. Vaughan Stylish Studies Reflection (in Bartok Style) – G. D'hollander
Dreaming (in Ravel Style) – G. D'hollander
Spring Morning – G. D'hollander
Encore – G. D'hollander
Accents – G. D'hollander
Melody – G. D'hollander
More Black Than White – G. D'hollander

Calming Motion

Prelude for Carillon – A. Gerken
Sakura – Japanese Folksong – arr. J. Haazen
Preludio No. 4 – M. Vanden Gheyn
One One One (Improv) – T.P. Laue
Finlandia (Be Still, My Soul) – J. Sibelius – arr. D. Cook

Closing in Peace

Prelude Op. 28 No. 4 – F. Chopin – arr. J. Haazen

Sunday, 15 January 2017, 12:30pm – 1:20pm

Lead Carillonist: Lyn Fuller

Be My Guest

Utrechts jolijt (uit “Suite voor carillon”) – J. Wagenaar

Canberra Canons 1995 (for L. Fuller) – W. Holland

  • Triumphal March
  • A Walk Around the Lake
  • Joyful Dance

Four Arrangements by Lyn

  • A Little Song Op.27 No.1 – D. Kabalevsky
  • Beautiful Dreamer – S. Foster
  • I Love Paris – C. Porter – arr. L. Fuller
  • Yellow Submarine – Lennon & McCartney – arr. L. Fuller

From The Pen of Canberra

Vartarun I – L. Sitsky
Lake Music – T. Vaughan
He had it Coming (Cell Block Tango), from “Chicago” – F. Ebb – arr. L. Fuller

Wednesday, 18 January 2017, 12:30-1:20pm

Senior Carillonist: Astrid Bowler

A Summer Afternoon

Summer Song – T. Vaughan

Excerpts From “The Fairy Queen” – H. Purcell – arr. R. Barnes

  • Rondeau
  • Hornpipe
  • Echo
  • Here’s the Summer

Siciliano – J.S. Bach – arr. A. Bowler

Summertime (from Porgy and Bess) – G. Gershwin – arr. A. Bowler
The Green Leaves of Summer – D. Tiomkin – arr. A. Bowler
The Summer Knows – M. Legrand – arr. A. Bowler
Summer Holiday – B. Bennett & B. Welch

Sounds of Spain

Andaluza – E.Granados – arr. A. Bowler
Malaguena – I. Albeniz – arr. A. Bowler
Leyenda – I. Albeniz – arr. A. Bowler
Prelude No.5 – M. vanden Gheyn

Sunday, 22 January 2017, 12:30-1:20pm

Senior Carillonist: Astrid Bowler

Concert For Kids

Variations on a Nursery Song – H. Herzog
Vader Jakob – Dutch Folksong – arr. W. Franken

From ‘Album For The Young’ – R. Schumann – arr. W. Franken

  • Soldier’s March
  • Little Piece
  • The Poor Orphan
  • The Wild Rider
  • The Merry Peasant
  • Sicilienne
  • First Loss,  
  • Sailors’ Song

Old King Cole – arr. A. Bowler
The Miller of Dee – arr. A. Bowler
The Teddy Bears’ Picnic – J.W. Bratton – arr. A. Bowler
The Muppet Show Theme – J. Henson & S. Pottle – arr. A. Bowler

Evening Prayer (From ‘Hansel and Gretel’) – E. Humperdinck – arr. A. Bowler

From The Movies - arr. A. Bowler

Yellow Submarine – J. Lennon & P. McCartney
Rainbow Connection (The Muppet Movie) – P. Williams and K. Ascher
Star Wars Theme – Darth Vader’s Theme and Princess Leia’s Theme Star Wars/The Empire Strikes Back – J. Williams

Wednesday, 25 January 2017, 12:30pm – 1:20pm

Senior Carillonist: Thomas Laue

Songs And Arias

Opening Set

Singin' in the Rain – N H. Brown – arr. J. Haazen

Song Without Words

Vocalise – S. Rachmaninoff – arr. J. Haazen
Cradle Song – W.J. Kirkpatrick – arr. R.H. Johnson
Fa La (Improv) – T.P. Laue

Sing for The Country

Advance Australia Fair – P.D. McCormick – arr. T.P. Laue

Songs From The East

Kōjō no Tsuki (The Moon Over a Ruined Castle) – R. Taki – arr. J. Haazen
Funny Doves – Russian Children's Song – arr. J. Haazen 
Volga Boat Song – Russian Folksong – arr. J. Haazen
There Stood a Birth Tree in the Meadow – Russian Folksong – arr. J. Haazen
Jana Gana Mana – National anthem of India
Kamarinskaya – Russian Folksong – arr. J. Haazen

An Aria to Close

Pas des Fleurs (Duo from the opera Lakmé) – L. Delibes – arr. G. D'hollander

Thursday, 26 January 2017, 12:30pm – 1:20pm

Carillonist: Leonard Weiss

Celebrating Australia

Welcome to Country

We acknowledge the Ngunnawal people as the traditional custodians of the Canberra Region, and pay respects to their elders, past and present

You’re The Voice – A. Qunta, K. Reid, M. Ryder, C. Thompson – arr. L. Weiss

Variations on Australian Folk Songs

Waltzing Matilda – B. Paterson – arr. L. Weiss
Botany Bay – W. Lutz – arr. L. Weiss

Three Reflections – L. Weiss

  • The Echoes of War
  • The Agony of War
  • The Bells of War (Commissioned for the 2014 World Carillon Federation in commemoration of WWI)

And the Band Played Waltzing Matilda – E. Bogle – arr. L. Weiss

True Blue Aussie Pop

Working Class Man – J. Cain – arr. L. Weiss
It's a Long Way to the Top (If You Wanna Rock 'n' Roll) – AC/DC – arr. L. Weiss

Calming Contemporary

Lake Music – T. Vaughan
Commissioned for the inauguration of the National Carillon in 1970

The Bells of Nyx – L. Weiss
Awarded First Place and the Canberra Audience Choice Prize in the Carillon Society of Australia’s Carillon Composition Competition

A Closing Icon

I Still Call Australia Home – P. Allen – arr. L. Weiss  

Sunday, 29 January 2017, 12:30pm – 1:20pm

Lead Carillonist: Lyn Fuller

Stop Look And Listen

Reverie – M. Peterson
Diurnal – C. Ogden – arr. L. Fuller
John Randolph – Appalachian Folk Song – G.C. White

Rigodon – A. Gedike – arr. E. Sadina

The Hall of the Mountain King – E. Grieg – arr. L. Spier

Petite Suite for Carillon – L’t Hart

  • Fantasia
  • Rigaudon
  • Intermezzo
  • Tarantella
  • Sarabande
  • Ecossaise
  • Naspel

Chanson Du Matin (Morning Song) – E. Elgar – arr. L. Koe

Prelude No.1 – M. vanden Gheyn

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