Clementi & Co.
A concert of Musick for fortepiano & violin
Featuring works by Muzio Clementi and other composers whose music is found in
Thomas Jefferson's Library, including J. C. Bach, Luigi Boccherini & W. A. Mozart.
Performed on an original fortepiano manufactured by Clementi & Co.
Clementi & Co. programs are an annual feature at the King Manor Museum in Jamaica, NY ~
the home of Founding Father Rufus King.
Arts & Letters of our Founding Fathers
Readings, Music & Dance from Colonial America
~ a collaboration with the ~
Music from Thomas Jefferson's library, with readings from letters & journal entries of the time,
with Baroque dancers in costumes of the era presenting social dances familiar at Colonial celebrations.
"...General Washington danced every set..."
Excerpts from live performances of this program are featured ~
from A Leather Bound Volume:
Violin & Keyboard
Music from Thomas Jefferson's library
Ranging from the early Baroque to the late Classical eras,
music for violin & keyboard (with harpischord or fortepiano),
selceted from Mr. Jefferson's personally bound volume.
The program includes selections from sonatas by Corelli, Vivaldi, Tessarini, Wodizka & Campioni,
with other favorites from Mr. Jefferson's library.
John Jay's Night at the Opera
Entertainments from England, France & Colonial America
Popular music of Handel & Gay, including excerpts from the Beggar's Opera (London) ~
Rameau & Gluck (Paris) ~ with songs of Hopkinson & Hewitt (American Colonies).
Includes solo and duo arias, popular song, and 18th-century arrangements for guitar, violin, and harpsichord.
Tailored to time & place ~ celebrating historical spaces, regions & local histories
with a variety of options for a variety of events & budgets including:
Pre-concert discussions ~ post-performance Q&A sessions ~ Colonial Dance Lessons for all ages.
Please see the short video (also linked above) to get an idea of our programs in context.
For more information & booking contact
Musick..."a delightful recreation for the hours of respite from the cares of the day..."