Sheet music with notation for two songs in Jefferson's hand.
Sheet music with notation for two songs in
Jefferson's hand.

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.)

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


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


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


Symphony No. 3 In G Major: III Minuet & Trio by Josef Haydn

 

Broom of the Cowdenknowes

 

Zip file of Monticello Music (without Brief Introduction)