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Repertory Suggestions for a Theme Reception 
or Cocktail Hour

 

 

Theme

Description

Instrumentation

Romantic repertory from the first half of the 20th century  Nostalgic, including many well-loved songs (Gershwin, Cole Porter, etc.).
Solo violin only
Shakespearean ballads and English country dances Excellent for Renaissance theme weddings. Recorders and violin (duo or trio)
English Country Dances As above, but focuses on the dances. Recorders and violin (duo or trio)
Upbeat Baroque Concentrating on music by Bach. Handel, Telemann, and the English Baroque composers. For those of you who desire a "classical music sound" for  your reception. Recorders and violin (duo or trio)
Eclectic Classical and Romantic Includes Renaissance,  Baroque, and Classical music along with selections from the musical theater. Recorders and violin
Celtic Irish, Scottish and Welsh repertory. Includes ballads, gigs, reels, and strathspeys. Recorders and violin or solo violin or solo recorder
All-American An eclectic mix of fiddle tunes, nostalgic ballads, waltzes, blues, and  ragtime Violin and recorder 
or
solo fiddle. Includes some old-time jazz for solo violin.
Western Western and Appalachian music including waltzes, jigs, reels, and instrumental ballads. Solo fiddle or  
fiddle  and recorder
Eastern European and Gypsy Music We have a large variety of Eastern European music which we enjoy playing as a duo. For solo violin receptions,  Dorothy can include gypsy violin repertory. Violin and recorder 
or
solo violin
Klezmer and Jewish Folk Songs We're not large enough to be a  real Klezmer band, but we do have a selection of Jewish music that works well for our instruments.  Violin and recorder  
or
solo violin
Latin-American  We are excited about the Andean folk music we recently discovered. It is intended for various combinations of Latin American instruments such as the pan pipes and the quena, but we think a lot of it sounds terrific on two recorders!  

Hear Us:  Munapacuj

Recorders; some violin solos

key words: Kammeraderie, Flutes of Fancy, Tea Rose Consort, Southern California wedding musicians, violin and recorder, music for receptions, Bert and Dorothy Barth