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May Carillon Tune

Tuesday, April 28th, 2015 Carillon Tune Past Programs 2014-2015

The current carillon tune is a Welsh folksong called “The Ash Grove.” The original lyrics told the story of a sailor’s love for his sweetheart, who has passed away and is lying beneath “the shades of the lowly ash grove.” 20th-century musician Katherine K. Davis set her text “Let All Things Now Living” to the tune, and it appears in many hymnals.

December Carillon Tune

Saturday, September 20th, 2014 Carillon Tune

December carillon tune: “Wake, Awake, For Night Is Flying!  Each month, University Chaplaincy adds a new carillon tune for all on the Medford/Somerville campus to hear. Listen for the tune at 5 pm on weekdays. Click… Read More