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The Programs

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I. Soaring ~The Music of Italy
     Literature specifically written for clarino and basso continuo
II. The Intimate Sonate
     Music for clarino, two violins and basso continuo
III. Germanic Presence in Ye Olde England
     Compositions by Finger, Händel and Keller
IV. In Sweet Joy     Click on work for a portion of the music
      A winter holiday concert of Baroque music, featuring Vivaldi's Gloria, RV 589. 
     Cantata No. 147 (Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring) by J.S. Bach
     and settings of In Dulci Jubilo with all male soloists.
V. The Intimate Cantate
     Literature of Melani for clarino, high voice and basso continuo
VI. The Intimate Aria
     Compositions for clarino, high voice and basso continuo
VII. The Suite
     Baroque’s sweetest dances
VIII. Messiah
    Händel's masterpiece as it was heard at the time of the composer, accompanied by historically accurate instruments

Programs contain modern-day premieres by Fanfare Consort for clarino (valveless baroque trumpet), baroque strings (gut strings), baroque woodwinds (keyless), basso continuo (chitarrone [fretted bass lute] and/or violone [fretted, gut strings], harpsichord [plucked strings], and/or positiv organ [portable baroque tracker pipe organ] ) and voice (natural), or any combination.

Fanfare Consort is a member of the Connecticut Commission on the Arts Performing Artists Roster and the New England States Touring Program.

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