Department of Music
Holiday Carillon Recital
David Christensen, University Carillonneur, rings in the season with traditional and popular music featuring four settings of the Advent Chorale Nun Komm, der Heiden Heiland by Samuel Scheidt, Dietrich Buxtehude, Georg Friedrich Kauffmann, and Johann Sebastian Bach. The one-hour program also includes several selections from part 1 of Handel’s Messiah and the Noel Allemande by Louis Couperin.
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December 1, 2018
Saturday, 3:00 P.M.
Free and open to the public
Parking: Complimentary permits available at the Information Kiosk
David Christensen has been University Carillonneur at UC Riverside for 31 years and plays regular weekly concerts throughout the school year. He has performed at many carillons throughout the United States and Canada, including the University of Michigan, University of Toronto, UC Santa Barbara, University of Chicago, Longwood Gardens, and Princeton University. Mr. Christensen also gives instruction in carillon and organ to UCR students. Several compositions for organ are published by the Kenwood Press.
About the carillon
Housed in the bell tower, the carillon is a musical instrument comprised of 48 magnificent cast-bronze, cup-shaped bells. The bells are arranged chromatically and precisely tuned so that several can be sounded harmoniously together. The bells are sounded by striking a series of wooden levers with the side of the hand or fingers and with the feet.
Parking: Complimentary permits available at the Kiosk.
Information: (951) 827-3245 firstname.lastname@example.org www.music.ucr.edu
Quarterly carillon recitals are presented by the UCR Department of Music with the generous support of Friends of the Carillon.
Saturday, December 1 at 3:00pm to 4:30pm
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