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22-Nov-2008
Le Triomphe de l'amour
Music for Colonists, Patriots, and Presidents - Nov. 22, 2008 at 7:30 PM

MUSIC FOR COLONISTS, PATRIOTS, AND PRESIDENTS
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 2008
Clara Rottsolk, soprano;   Daniela Pierson & Christof  Richter, baroque violins
John Burkhalter, recorder;   Donna Fournier, viola da gamba;  Janet Palumbo, harpsichord


Part of the Princeton 1783 celebration, this concert features the chamber music enjoyed by colonial Americans, the patriots who founded the United States, and the earliest presidents who governed the new nation.  Thomas Jefferson kept an impressive music library that included American, British, and European music.  Benjamin Franklin invented a musical instrument (the glass harmonica) and kept a harpsichord in his house.  The program will include some of Jefferson’s and Franklin’s favorite pieces of chamber music, as well as songs from popular musical theatre productions enjoyed throughout the colonies.  A pre-concert talk by John Burkhalter will explore the relationship America’s founders had with music.  Music by Handel, Corelli, Boyce, Arne, and others, including:

• Handel’s “Oh had I Jubal’s Lyre” from Joshua and his Air from the Water Music
• Trio sonatas by William Boyce and Dr. Thomas Arne
• Arcangelo Corelli’s Violin Sonata op. 5, no. 1
• Songs from 18th century popular musical theater

Pre-concert talk by John Burkhalter at 7:30 pm; Concert at 8:00 pm

Unitarian Church of Princeton, Route 206 (State Road) & Cherry Hill Road, Princeton
Tickets at the door:  $20 General Admission; $15 Seniors; $5 Students

For information, call (609) 252-0522 or visit our website:  www.triomphebaroque.org
Le Triomphe de l'amour is a chamber music ensemble performing Baroque music on original instruments.  This year, the ensemble celebrates its 18th season.  This is the first concert in the 2008-2009 season.  Other concerts this season will be on February 28 and April 18, 2009.

Triomphe’s concerts are more than just music:  each is an exploration of music and cultural history, and a window into life in the 18th century.  Illustrated pre-concert talks, focused program themes, and insightful program notes help to lead the audience to a deeper understanding of the music and its historical and cultural context.

Programs made possible in part by the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Dept. of State, a Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts, and by funds from the Mercer County Cultural and Heritage Commission.   Programs subject to change.

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October 31 2014
Oct-31-2014
Friday, October 31, 2014, 8PM: De Profundis: In the Shadow of Death.  Funeral music by German baroque composer Johann Rosenmüller (1619-1684)

“Life itself is but the shadow of death, and souls departed but the shadows of the living.” - Sir Thomas Browne

Trinity Church, Princeton 33 Mercer Street Princeton, NJ 08540

Johann Rosenmüller has come to the forefront of attention in recent years as a composer of remarkable musical depth and talent. His ability to create both intense vocal drama is equaled by his expressive string writing. In his larger monumental settings of psalms he combines the spatial sensitivity of Monteverdi with the virtuosic string ensemble music of the second half of the 17th century, foreshadowing the sacred music of Bach. His smaller cantatas are gems of text painting and expressive string writing. In the 21st century, audiences are finally beginning to discover the mid-baroque repertoire and the masterpieces of this exceptionally superb composer.

**ARTEK is a member of the Guild for Early Music.
 
November 01 2014
Nov-01-2014
Le Triomphe de l’amour** will present a concert of music for two harpsichords on Saturday, Nov. 1 at 8 PM

Princeton harpsichordists Minju Lee and Janet Palumbo will perform W. F. Bach’s Concerto for Two Harpsichords and Gaspard Le Roux’s Suite in F for Two Harpsichords.

John Burkhalter will join the duo to play recorder in Telemann’s Trio for Recorder and Two Harpsichords. Ms. Lee will also perform Duphly’s “La Pothoüin” and Ms. Palumbo will play a selection of pieces from J. S. Bach’s Three-Part Inventions.

Unitarian Church of Princeton. Tickets for may be purchased at the door for $20 general admission and $5 for students. For information, visit the ensemble’s website at www.triomphebaroque.org or call (609) 252-0522.


Le Triomphe de l’amour is a member of the Guild for Early Music.
 
 
November 09 2014
Nov-09-2014
Bethlehem Baroque** presents: Viva La Baroque.  Bethlehem Baroque takes a musical journey to the palaces and chateaus of 18th-century France with elegant, passionate music of Couperin, Rameau, Saint-Colombe, and Guillemain.  Guest Donna Fournier joins David Moulton in a hauntingly beautiful duet for two viols.   Perfect music for the warm inviting space of Bethlehem's Wesley Church. 

Sunday November 9, 2014 3 PM
Wesley Church
2540 Center
Bethlehem, PA 18017

Plenty of free parking!
Free will donation at door.  Suggested donation $15 

For more information: 484-201-6846 or email:davidmcello@yahoo.com

Bethlehem Baroque is: Linda Kistler, baroque violin; Christine Moulton, baroque flute; David Moulton, viola da gamba; and Lewis R. Baratz, harpsichord, with special guest Donna Fournier, viola da gamba



**Bethlehem Baroque is a member of the Guild for Early Music.
 
November 15 2014
Nov-15-2014
La Spirita Viola da Gamba** consort performs "Come Away" A journey to Renaissance Europe and Beyond for 5 viols and for voice and viols. Music by Byrd, Holborne, Marenzio, Monteverdi, Bach, Pachelbel, and others.

Saturday, November 15th 2:00PM.  Free of charge.
Lawrenceville Library: Brunswick Avenue and Darrah Lane

For more info, visit www.laspiritaviols.org or contact: Lawrence Programs 609-989-6920 lawprogs@mcl.org. Reservations suggested but not necessary More info: Judith.klotz@comcast.net 609 393 3762.

La Spirita is a member of the Guild for Early Music.

**Denotes member of the Guild for Early Music