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Fortieth Anniversary Carillon Recital

Saturday, January 13, 2007, 3:00 pm

Dr. Lucy Dechéne


1. Introduction and Musette Jacques Lannoy
  The Luray VA Chime, Prelude and Toccata II Johan Franco
 
2. A Song for the Bells (for Wellesley College) Daniel Pinkham
  Chicopee, Massachusetts René Vanstreels
  Nocturne (UCR 1977) Lucy Dechéne
 
3. Suite Fran¨aise (France) Jacques Lannoy
  O Toi Belle Hirondelle (Quebec) arr. Émilen Allard
  Skye Boat Song (Scotland) arr. John Knox
  Sakura, Sakura [Cherry Blossoms] (Japan) arr. René Vanstreels
  Cossack March (Russia) arr. Lucy Dechéne
  Volga Boatmen (Russia) arr. Lucy Dechéne
  Eastern Dreams (Asia, Middle East) arr. Lucy Dechéne
  Clementine (USA) arr. John Gouwens
  Yankee Doodle (USA)* arr. Milford Myhre
 
4. Three Blind Mice arr. Lucy Dechéne
  Tri-Tra-Tro-La-La René Vanstreels
 
The ringing of a single bell denotes the selections to be played.
* In memory of F. Burton Jones of the UCR Mathematics Department
Dr. Lucy Dechéne, an alumna of UCR, is a professor of mathematics at Fitchburg State College and visiting Carillonneur at Norwood Town Hall and the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. She was elected a Carillonneur Member of the Guild of Carillonneurs in North America in 1977 while a graduate student at UCR and has been giving recitals throughout Europe and North America ever since. Dr. Dechéne is also an organist, choir director, and composer. Some of her works for carillon, organ, woodwind ensemble, chorus and symphony orchestra have been performed in Europe, California, Massachusetts, and New York.