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Classical Blue Jeans

Classical Blue Jeans Concert:
WEDNESDAY, JULY 25, 2018

Sponsored by ... Lloyd Lill

Time: 6:00 pm
Location: The Lodge at
      Bristol Harbour Resort
      5410 Seneca Point Road,
      Canandaigua, NY
      (scroll down to see map below)

Hot-shot musicians join our charismatic co-artistic directors Amy Barston and Kevin Kumar in our signature event. In addition to Amy and Kevin fiddling around, Kenneth Meyer will be playing tangos on the guitar. Together, they will present an eclectic and delightful array of musical samplings from around the world. Buffet dinner, concert, and spectacular views of Canandaigua Lake.

JUST ADDED: Dennis James and "GLASS-ICAL MUSICK" at Classical Blue Jeans



The exquisite beauty and haunting mystery of glass music is being revived internationally by Dennis James. A dedicated and imaginative devotee of music history and authentic performance practices, James performs “Glass-ical Musick”. This transparent music presentation provides a witty survey of the beginnings of music made with wine glasses, focusing on the developments from 15th to the 18th c. Dennis’ presentation has been prepared for a general audience with a carefully balanced content of music, scientific, cultural and historical information, and includes audience-participation. He distributes water-tuned brandy snifters to the audience members, instructs how to play and then leads them in performing spontaneous music all together forming a harmonic choir.



The Seraphim is a descriptive term used in a nineteenth century English treatise by J. E. Franklin to describe a manufactured set of tuned musical glasses individually mounted on a table. Dennis James assembled his first 35-note fully chromatic modern version in 1986 utilizing perfectly-tuned brandy snifters acquired after auditioning several thousand Mexican-made candidates at import glass outlets throughout the country. He plans to continue expanding its range and will rejoice when finding F#5 and G#5.

"GLASS-ICAL MUSICK" PERFORMANCE REPERTOIRE:

Solo
- Allemande, 1663 by Anonymous
- Minuet from Musick's Hand-Maide 2nd Part, 1689 by Henry Purcell
- The Beardless Boy, from Irish Music by Turlough O'Carolan

Ensemble
- ‘Minuet of the Blessed Spirits’ from Orfeo by Christoph Willibald Gluck (together with festival ensemble)

Audience Participation
“Musica Varia et Curiosa” featuring the spontaneously formed Vitreous Choir


Tickets always sell out for this casual and intimate event, so don’t wait. Purchase your tickets now!


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