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Summer Carillon Concert Series

Albany City Hall

August 18, 2002 3:00PM

Pieter Blonk, Halfmoon, New York

1. Prelude & Fuga

Albert Gerken

2. Jesu Joy of Man's Desire

J.S. Bach arr. Chris Bos

3. Pie Jesu from Requiem

Gabriel Fauré, arr. Roy Kroezen

4. Pavane pour une infante defunte

Maurice Ravel, arr. Bob van Wely

5. Dead man Blues

Ferd. "Jelly Roll" Morton, arr. Leon van der Eijk

6. Cortege "Fairly Well, All things Considered"

Karel Borghuis

7. Two Folksongs
  1. Row, Row, Row your boat
  2. When Johnny comes marching home

arr. Leen 't Hart

8. Solemn Sinfonia: Entrance of the Queen of Sheba

G.F. Handel, arr. Sally Slade Warner

9. Westside Story
  1. One hand, one heart
  2. Maria
  3. I feel pretty

Leonard Bernstein arr. Jos. Lerinckx

10. Spanish Suite for Carillon

  1. On the Burro
  2. Jumping Bean
  3. Lullaby

Frank Della Penna

11. Prelude & Fuga

B.J. Franssen


The smallest bell will ring the number of each selection.

These concerts are made possible through the generosity of the members of the Friends of Albany City Carillon, Inc., Albany City Arts Commission, Hon. Mayor Gerald Jennings, Fleet, The Swyer Companies, Hudson River Bank and Trust Company Foundation, Trustco Bank, The Golub Foundation, Ancient Temple #14 F. & A. M., Ramada Inn Albany Downtown and Tom Moore. These events are also made possible in part with public funds from the NYS Council on the Arts Decentralization Program, administered in Albany and Schenectady Counties by the Albany/Schenectady League of Arts Community Arts Connection.
For more information write to the Friends of the Albany City Carillon, Inc., c/o Mayor’s Office, Albany City Hall, Albany, NY, 12207, call (518) 434-8036 or visit our website at

Pieter Blonk studied carillon with Karel Borghuis at Twente University in the Netherlands. He played regularly at the University carillon and in the towns Son and Schijndel in the Netherlands. After getting his Ph.D. in Computer Science, he moved to New York. He has been playing the Albany carillon since 1992.