University of Sydney Carillon

Sunday 24 October 1999   2 pm
Beverly Buchanan
University Carillonneur
Belmont University, Nashville, Tennessee


Give Me Your Hand, Fair Lady (Don Giovanni) . . . . . W A Mozart
Minuet (Eine Kleine Nachtmusik) (arr William de Turk)
Sonata, L81 . . . . . Domenico Scarlatti
(arr B Buchanan)
Beverly Buchanan, Primo
Jill Forrest, Secondo
Folk Songs from the British Isles
Believe Me, If All Those Endearing Young Charms . . . . . Irish
Country Gardens . . . . . English
The Ash Grove . . . . . Welsh
Ye Banks and Braes . . . . . Scottish
Four Untitled Pieces for Guitar . . . . . Fernando Carulli
(arr B Buchanan)
Bunessan (Morning has Broken) . . . . . Gaelic melody
Picardy . . . . . French carol, 17th C
Hymn to Joy . . . . . arr from Ludwig van Beethoven
Preludio No. 7 for carillon . . . . . Matthias van den Gheyn

Beverly Buchanan has served three carillons: resident carillonneur for the Carillon Beach Institute, Panama City Beach, Florida 1996-1999, University Carillonneur for Belmont University, Nashville, Tennessee 1988-1996, and carillonneur at Christ Church Cranbrook, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, 1964-1988. She received music degrees from the University of Michigan and studied carillon there with Percival Price. An active member of The Guild of Carillonneurs of North America (GCNA), Mrs Buchanan has served as Director and as Chairman of the Committee on Student Examinations, in addition to being chairman and publisher of carillon music publications for 25 years. In 1988 the University of California, Berkeley, awarded her the Berkeley Medal for Distinguished Service to the Carillon, and in 1994 the GCNA awarded her the Certificate of Extraordinary Service. She has compiled and edited several collections of carillon music, including the Belmont Book for Two Octave Carillon series and The Cranbrook Hymn Collection series. She has concertized on major carillons in North America and participated in International Carillon Festivals. She will be returning to Belmont University as University Carillonneur in time for the American autumn.