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1160 Observatory Drive
Madison, WI 53706 United States

June 2019

Summer 2019 Carillon Concerts

June 9, 2019 @ 3:00 pm
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One event on June 23, 2019 at 3:00 pm

One event on July 14, 2019 at 3:00 pm

One event on July 28, 2019 at 3:00 pm

One event on August 11, 2019 at 3:00 pm

One event on August 25, 2019 at 3:00 pm

One event on July 4, 2019 at 1:00 pm

Carillon Tower, 1160 Observatory Drive
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Performed by Lyle Anderson, carilloneur. https://news.wisc.edu/music-returns-to-the-carillon-with-sunday-concerts/ All concerts are Sundays at 3:00 PM. June 9 & 23 July 14 & 28 August 11 & 25 Lyle will also offer a special holiday concert on Thursday, July 4, at 1:00 PM.

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September 2019

Fall 2019 Carillon Concerts

September 22, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on October 13, 2019 at 3:00 pm

One event on October 27, 2019 at 3:00 pm

One event on November 10, 2019 at 3:00 pm

One event on November 24, 2019 at 3:00 pm

One event on December 8, 2019 at 3:00 pm

One event on December 22, 2019 at 3:00 pm

Carillon Tower, 1160 Observatory Drive
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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https://news.wisc.edu/music-returns-to-the-carillon-with-sunday-concerts/ Performed by Lyle Anderson, carilloneur. September 8 & 22 October 13 & 27 November 10 & 24 December 8 & 22 Free admission; no tickets required.

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January 2020

Spring 2020 Carillon Concerts

January 26, 2020 @ 3:00 pm
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One event on February 9, 2020 at 3:00 pm

One event on February 23, 2020 at 3:00 pm

One event on March 8, 2020 at 3:00 pm

Carillon Tower, 1160 Observatory Drive
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Performed by Lyle Anderson, carilloneur. January 26 February 9 February 23 March 8 March 22 (CANCELED) April 12 (CANCELED) April 26 (CANCELED) May 10 (CANCELED) May 24 (CANCELED) Free admission; no tickets required. Designed by Arthur Peabody, the UW-Madison Carillon was originally dedicated in 1936 with 25 bells. Additions and replacements resulted in the current configuration of 56 bells ranging in size from 15 to 6,823 pounds. The UW-Madison Carillon is one of three in Wisconsin, the others being at…

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March 2020

Spring 2020 Carillon Concerts (CANCELED)

March 22, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on April 12, 2020 at 3:00 pm

One event on April 26, 2020 at 3:00 pm

One event on May 10, 2020 at 3:00 pm

One event on May 24, 2020 at 3:00 pm

Carillon Tower, 1160 Observatory Drive
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Free

Due to concerns about the spread of COVID-19 and directives from the chancellor’s office and the Wisconsin governor's office to cancel all gatherings of more than ten attendees, this concert is canceled. Please visit https://covid19.wisc.edu/ for the latest official UW–Madison updates. Performed by Lyle Anderson, carilloneur. January 26 February 9 February 23 March 8 March 22 (CANCELED) April 12 (CANCELED) April 26 (CANCELED) May 10 (CANCELED) May 24 (CANCELED) Free admission; no tickets required. Designed by Arthur Peabody, the UW-Madison…

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May 2020

Spring 2020 Carillon Concerts (CANCELED)

May 10, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on April 12, 2020 at 3:00 pm

One event on April 26, 2020 at 3:00 pm

One event on May 10, 2020 at 3:00 pm

One event on May 24, 2020 at 3:00 pm

Carillon Tower, 1160 Observatory Drive
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Free

Due to concerns about the spread of COVID-19 and directives from the chancellor’s office and the Wisconsin governor's office to cancel all gatherings of more than ten attendees, this concert is canceled. Please visit https://covid19.wisc.edu/ for the latest official UW–Madison updates. Performed by Lyle Anderson, carilloneur. January 26 February 9 February 23 March 8 March 22 (CANCELED) April 12 (CANCELED) April 26 (CANCELED) May 10 (CANCELED) May 24 (CANCELED) Free admission; no tickets required. Designed by Arthur Peabody, the UW-Madison…

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Spring 2020 Carillon Concerts (CANCELED)

May 24, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on April 12, 2020 at 3:00 pm

One event on April 26, 2020 at 3:00 pm

One event on May 10, 2020 at 3:00 pm

One event on May 24, 2020 at 3:00 pm

Carillon Tower, 1160 Observatory Drive
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Free

Due to concerns about the spread of COVID-19 and directives from the chancellor’s office and the Wisconsin governor's office to cancel all gatherings of more than ten attendees, this concert is canceled. Please visit https://covid19.wisc.edu/ for the latest official UW–Madison updates. Performed by Lyle Anderson, carilloneur. January 26 February 9 February 23 March 8 March 22 (CANCELED) April 12 (CANCELED) April 26 (CANCELED) May 10 (CANCELED) May 24 (CANCELED) Free admission; no tickets required. Designed by Arthur Peabody, the UW-Madison…

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September 2020

Concert: University of Wisconsin Memorial Carillon

September 13, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Carillon Tower, 1160 Observatory Drive
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Lyle Anderson, University Carillonneur Emeritus I. UW school songs The University Hymn On Wisconsin Songs to Thee, Wisconsin Fugue #4 (Matthias van den Gheyn; arranged for carillon by Ira Schroeder, 1961) “Laura” (David Raksin, 1944; arr. Sally Slade Warner, 1989) It’s dark on Observatory Hill (Harold Spina, 1934; arr. Lyle Anderson, 1986) II. Chime of the dawn bells (Jean-François Maljean; arr. Marie-Madeleine Crickboom, 2020) Theme and Variations for Small Carillon (Theophil Rusterholz, c. 1960) “Give me your tired, your poor”…

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University of Wisconsin Memorial Carillon

September 27, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Carillon Tower, 1160 Observatory Drive
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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University of Wisconsin Memorial Carillon Sunday, September 27, 2020, at 3:00 p.m. Lyle Anderson, University Carillonneur Emeritus   I. UW school songs The University Hymn On Wisconsin Songs to Thee, Wisconsin Fanfare, from Pages of American History (Leen ’t Hart, 1976) Allemanda, from Partita no. 2 for solo violin, BWV 1004 (Johann Sebastian Bach, arranged for carillon by René Vanstreels, 1983) Prayer for Peace (Jean Miller, 1962)   II. Three spirituals (arr. Leen ’t Hart, 1966) Nobody knows the trouble…

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October 2020

University of Wisconsin Memorial Carillon

October 11, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Carillon Tower, 1160 Observatory Drive
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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University of Wisconsin Memorial Carillon Sunday, October 11, 2020, at 3:00 p.m. Lyle Anderson, University Carillonneur Emeritus I. UW school songs The University Hymn On Wisconsin Songs to Thee, Wisconsin Toccata for 42 bells            (Robert Moore, 1956) Gymnopédie no. 1             (Erik Satie, 1888; arranged for carillon by John Wright Harvey, 1977) II. Suite in d-minor, BuxWV 233            (Dietrich Buxtehude; arr. David Hunsberger, 2017) Allemande d’Amour…

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University of Wisconsin Memorial Carillon

October 25, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Carillon Tower, 1160 Observatory Drive
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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University of Wisconsin Memorial Carillon Sunday, October 25, 2020, at 3:00 p.m. Lyle Anderson, University Carillonneur Emeritus I. UW school songs The University Hymn On Wisconsin Songs to Thee, Wisconsin Preludio 8, in a-minor (Matthias van den Gheyn; edited by Albert Gerken, 1998) Requiem for the Refugees (Dick Le Mair, 2001) II. The Bells of Hell (arranged for carillon by Theophil Rusterholz, 1956) “The bells of Hell go ting-a-ling-a-ling for you and not for me.” (American Salvationist hymn) Three Canadian…

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November 2020

University of Wisconsin Memorial Carillon

November 8, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Carillon Tower, 1160 Observatory Drive
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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University of Wisconsin Memorial Carillon Sunday, November 8, 2020, at 3:00 p.m. Lyle Anderson, University Carillonneur Emeritus I. UW school songs The University Hymn On Wisconsin Songs to Thee, Wisconsin Preludio 2, in C-Major (Matthias van den Gheyn) Gnossienne no. 2 (Erik Satie, 1893; arranged for guitar by José de Azpiazu, 1980) “Bist du bei mir,” BWV 508 (Gottfried Heinrich Stölzel, 1725; often attributed to J. S. Bach, arranged for carillon by Ronald Barnes, 1984) II. Prelude, from Cello Suite…

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University of Wisconsin Memorial Carillon

November 22, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Carillon Tower, 1160 Observatory Drive
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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University of Wisconsin Memorial Carillon Sunday, November 22, 2020, at 3:00 p.m. Lyle Anderson, University Carillonneur Emeritus I. UW school songs The University Hymn On Wisconsin Songs to Thee, Wisconsin Prelude solennel (Leen ’t Hart, May 1964) “in memory of President John Fitzgerald Kennedy, to Mrs. J. F. Kennedy” II. The Bells of Riverside (Otto Luening, 1988) Two Australian folksongs (arranged for carillon by Leen ’t Hart, 1978) Van Diemen’s Land Waltzing Mathilda Andante grazioso, for guitar (Ferdinando Maria Carulli;…

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December 2020

University of Wisconsin Memorial Carillon

December 13, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Carillon Tower, 1160 Observatory Drive
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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University of Wisconsin Memorial Carillon Sunday, December 13, 2020, at 3:00 p.m. Lyle Anderson, University Carillonneur Emeritus I. UW school songs The University Hymn On Wisconsin Songs to Thee, Wisconsin Preludio III, in C-Major (Matthias van den Gheyn; edited by Albert Gerken, 1998) Songs for Hanukkah (arranged by Gilbert DeBenedetti) Sevivon, sov, sov, sov Ner li Oh Hanukkah I have a little dreidel II. Remembrances of Joh. Seb. Bach (Willem Créman, before 1953) Songs for Christmas Chestnuts roasting on an…

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University of Wisconsin Memorial Carillon

December 27, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Carillon Tower, 1160 Observatory Drive
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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University of Wisconsin Memorial Carillon Sunday, December 27, 2020, at 3:00 p.m. Lyle Anderson, University Carillonneur Emeritus I. UW school songs The University Hymn On Wisconsin Songs to Thee, Wisconsin Preludio V, in d-minor (Matthias van den Gheyn; edited by Albert Gerken, 1998) Candle in the Darkness, in honor of Fr. Jerzy Popielusko (Frances Newell, 2009)   II. Klein Speelstuk (Leen ’t Hart, 1966) Music for the Christmas season Jesus, Jesus, rest your head Lord Jesus hath a garden They…

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January 2021

University of Wisconsin Memorial Carillon

January 10 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Carillon Tower, 1160 Observatory Drive
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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University of Wisconsin Memorial Carillon Sunday, January 10, 2020, at 3:00 p.m. Lyle Anderson, University Carillonneur Emeritus I. UW school songs The University Hymn On Wisconsin Songs to Thee, Wisconsin from Pages of American History (Leen ʼt Hart, 1976) Fanfare Variations on “Amazing Grace” My Faith looks up to Thee II. Prelude: Black water (David Drexler, 1997) Ciacona en Fuga (Albert de Klerk, 1965) in memoriam Staf Nees (December 2, 1901 - January 2, 1965) Passing Thought No. 5 (Anthony…

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University of Wisconsin Memorial Carillon

January 24 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Carillon Tower, 1160 Observatory Drive
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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University of Wisconsin Memorial Carillon Sunday, January 24, 2021, at 3:00 p.m. Lyle Anderson, University Carillonneur Emeritus I. UW school songs The University Hymn On Wisconsin Songs to Thee, Wisconsin Allemande, from Suite in d-minor (George Frideric Handel, c. 1739; arranged for carillon by Vernon Studt, published 1984) Three presidential marches (anonymous American, 1780s; first two arr. Milford Myhre, 1976; third arr. Bill De Turk, 1976)   II. Prelude for lute, BWV 998a (Johann Sebastian Bach; arr. Frank Deleu, 1994)…

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February 2021

University of Wisconsin Memorial Carillon

February 14 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Carillon Tower, 1160 Observatory Drive
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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University of Wisconsin Memorial Carillon Sunday, February 14, 2021, at 3 pm Lyle Anderson, University Carillonneur Emeritus I. UW school songs The University Hymn On Wisconsin Songs to Thee, Wisconsin Prelude Solennel for Carillon (W. Lawrence Curry, c. 1960) in memory of Prof. Emeritus John E. Kutzbach (June 14, 1937 – January 29, 2021) Three spirituals, arranged for carillon by Leen ’t Hart, 1966 Deep river Oh, by an’ by Nobody knows the trouble I’ve seen II. Washington’s March No.…

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University of Wisconsin Memorial Carillon

February 28 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Carillon Tower, 1160 Observatory Drive
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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University of Wisconsin Memorial Carillon Sunday, February 28, 2021, at 3:00 p.m. Lyle Anderson, University Carillonneur Emeritus I. UW school songs The University Hymn On Wisconsin Songs to Thee, Wisconsin Preludio 4, in d-minor (Matthias van den Gheyn) Allemande, from Cello Suite no. 3, BWV 1009 (Johann Sebastian Bach) II. Four spirituals (arranged for carillon by Leen ’t Hart, 1966) Steal away Sometimes I feel like a motherless child When Israel was in Egypt’s land Swing low, sweet chariot Recercare,…

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March 2021

University of Wisconsin Memorial Carillon

March 14 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Carillon Tower, 1160 Observatory Drive
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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University of Wisconsin Memorial Carillon Sunday, March 14, 2021, at 3:00 p.m. Lyle Anderson, University Carillonneur Emeritus I. UW school songs The University Hymn On Wisconsin Songs to Thee, Wisconsin Prelude, from Cello Suite no. 1, BWV 1007 (Johann Sebastian Bach; arranged for carillon by Albert Gerken, 1985) Courante, from Cello Suite no. 3, BWV 1009 (Johann Sebastian Bach)   II. Mysterium Coniunctionis (Cindy Cox, 2015) O, toi belle hirondelle (arr. Émilien Allard, 1970, for Mme. Nellie Lee Bok) Two…

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University of Wisconsin Memorial Carillon

March 28 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Carillon Tower, 1160 Observatory Drive
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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University of Wisconsin Memorial Carillon Sunday, March 28, 2021, at 3 pm Lyle Anderson, University Carillonneur Emeritus I. UW school songs The University Hymn On Wisconsin Songs to Thee, Wisconsin Lake Music (Terry Vaughan, 1970; revised 1986) Preludio, from Partita no. 3 for solo violin, BWV 1006 (Johann Sebastian Bach, arranged for carillon by René Vanstreels, 1984)   II. Chime of the dawn bells (Jean-François Maljean, 2020; arr. Marie-Madeleine Crickboom) Song written to encourage those struggling against the coronavirus epidemic…

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April 2021

University of Wisconsin Memorial Carillon

April 11 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Carillon Tower, 1160 Observatory Drive
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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University of Wisconsin Memorial Carillon Sunday, April 11, 2021, 3 pm Lyle Anderson, University Carillonneur Emeritus I. UW school songs The University Hymn On Wisconsin Songs to Thee, Wisconsin Preludio I, in G-Major (Matthias van den Gheyn; edited by Albert Gerken, 1997) Today’s concert celebrates the 300th birthday of Matthias van den Gheyn, last name also written Vanden Gheyn, born April 7, 1721, in Tienen, Belgium, known for a group of eleven preludes considered the first composed music for carillon.…

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University of Wisconsin Memorial Carillon

April 25 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Carillon Tower, 1160 Observatory Drive
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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University of Wisconsin Memorial Carillon Sunday, April 25, 2021, 3 pm Lyle Anderson, University Carillonneur Emeritus I. UW school songs The University Hymn On Wisconsin Songs to Thee, Wisconsin From Pages of American History (Leen ’t Hart, 1976) Fanfare Variations on “Amazing Grace” Dutch folksong: Waer datmen sich al keerd of wend Today’s concert celebrates the centenary of Leen ’t Hart, born April 30, 1920 (delayed by a year due the pandemic), virtuoso carillonneur, composer, arranger, editor, and revered teacher.…

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