Monticello Music

Jefferson was an accomplished amateur violinist and an avid concertgoer who once del cared music is "the passion of my soul." This time we present a selection of music related to Jefferson and Monticello, ranging from popular tunes to classical pieces. (Music performed by the Sugar Ridge Quartet, L. Mackey, and J. Deal. Added to Monticello Podcasts on October 11, 2006.)

 

Brief Introduction (approx. 2.5 min.)


Overture from 'Love in a Village: A Comic Opera' by Thomas Arne

(Performed by the Sugar Ridge Quartet, approx. 1.75 min.)

Over the Hills and Far Away from 'The Beggar's Opera'
(Performed by the Sugar Ridge Quartet, approx. 1 min.)

Money Musk
(Performed by Pete Vigour, approx. 2.5 min.)

Sonata #4, Opus 2, by Archangelo Corelli
(Performed by the Sugar Ridge Quartet, approx. 9 min.)

  • Preludido -  
  • Giga -          
  • Allemande -

 

Sonata #1 from XII Solos, Opus 2 by Antonio Vivaldi
(Performed J. Deal and L. Mackey, approx. 2.75 min.)


From Symphony No. 66 In B Flat Major: Finale by Josef Haydn

(Performed by the Sugar Ridge Quartet, approx. 2 min.)


Symphony No. 3 In G Major: III Minuet & Trio by Josef Haydn
(Performed by the Sugar Ridge Quartet, approx. 2.25 min.)

 

Broom of the Cowdenknowes
A traditional Scottish tune favored by Thomas Jefferson
(Performed by Pete Vigour of the Sugar Ridge Quartet and Lynne Mackey, approx. 2.5 min. Added to Monticello Podcasts on October 17, 2006)

 

Zip file of Monticello Music (without Brief Introduction)

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