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Summer Carillon Concert Series

Albany City Hall

July 21, 2002 3PM

Gerald Martindale, Canada

1. Toccata for Carillon Clifford Ball (1899-1986)

2. Nightsongs

The Music of the Night (1) from "The Phantom of the Opera" Andrew L. Webber

Strangers in the Night (2) Bert Kaempfert

I Could Have Danced All Night (2) from "My Fair Lady" Frederick Loewe

3. Compositions From Many Lands

Serenade (United States) Henry Wess

Sonatine II for Carillon (Holland) Sjef van Balkom

I. Andante

II. Allegretto

III. Adagio

Prelude and Fugue (Australia) Adrian Tien

4. Two Folksongs

Vive la Canadienne (3) from Canada

Scarborough Fair (4) from England

5. Romantic Selections

Salut d’Amour (5) Edward Elgar (1857-1934)

I Love Thee (2) Edvard Grieg (1847-1907)

6. Air for Carillon in Classic Style Percival Price (1901-1985)

Arrangements: (1) Barbara Kindschi, (2) Gerald Martindale, (3) Milford Myhre, (4) Suzanne Magassy, (5) Leen ‘t Hart

The smallest bell will ring the number of each section.

This week’s concert is sponsored in part by The Golub Foundation.

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 http://members.tripod.com/~rensselaer.

Gerald Martindale was appointed Carillonneur of the Metropolitan United Church of Toronto in 1997, and studied carillon with Dr. Sydney Shep, former Carillonneur of the University of Toronto. He earned a Bachelor of Musical Arts degree from the University of Windsor, and holds Associate Diplomas in Organ from the Royal Conservatory of Music of Toronto and the Royal Canadian College of Organists. Martindale’s carillon playing is featured on a CD produced by the Metropolitan United Church that has been broadcast by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. On a private basis, Mr. Martindale teaches piano, organ, carillon and theory. He is also very active as an actor for television and film productions. This summer he will perform 26 guest carillon concerts in the United States, England, France, Belgium, Holland, Germany and Poland.