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August 2016 Carillon Tune

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016 Carillon Tune Old Glideshow

As the evening news and our twitter feeds seem to tell of violence and terror with increasing frequency this summer, the Goddard Carillon offers a counter message this month: “Let there be peace on earth and let it begin with me.”

This song, penned by the husband and wife team of Sy Miller and Jill Jackson in 1955, was first introduced to a group of purposefully diverse high school students on retreat together in the California mountains.

June 2016 Carillon Tune

Tuesday, May 31st, 2016 Carillon Tune Past Programs 2015-16

This month’s tune radiating from the Goddard Chapel carillon is “When the Summer Sun Is Shining,” a seasonal hymn from the Unitarian Universalist tradition. Beautifully evoking the sensory experience of the summer months, the text… Read More

May 2016 Carillon Tune

Monday, May 9th, 2016 Carillon Tune Past Programs 2015-16

May’s carillon tune from the tower of Goddard Chapel anticipates the joy of Commencement with the traditional commercium (academic song) “Gaudeamus Igitur.” Likely originating from a 1287 Latin manuscript, it is now commonly sung as… Read More