Grassroots Phil and the Jeffersons

The Jefferson Baroque Ensemble

Quinta Pars - Ortiz

*Turlurù/ La Bergamasca Traditional Northern Italian melody Marco Uccellini (1603-1680)


 *Selections from Unterschied zwischen Violinisten und Fiedlers

(Difference between Violinists and Fiddlers) Johann Fischer (1646-1716)

Allegro from manuscript violin sonata in E-major Heinrich I. F. Biber (1644-1704)

Passepied from Première Récréation de Musique, Op6 Jean-Marie Leclair (1697-1764)

*Newcastle / Come Ye Not from Newcastle Traditional Northumbrian (ca. 1600)

Selections from English, Scottish, and Irish songbooks and

dance collections:

Dunse Ding's--guitar solo

Wappat the Widow--violin duet

Alawon John Thomas pieces--solo crwth

O'Carolan #57--harpsichord solo

O'Carolan #28--ensemble

Rondo from Concerto for Harpsichord or Piano in D-major, Op1 James Hook (1746-1827)


Gabrielle Maes – soprano,

Hope Armstrong Erb – harpsichord

Christopher Johnston – baroque violin,

Raphael Seligmann – baroque violin and viola, 

Niccolo Seligmann - Viola da Gamba, Bass, Crwth   

*with guest artist Andrew McEvoy – guitar

10 Minute Intermission

RVA’s Grassroots Philharmonic

Prelude BWV1007 Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)


Orchestral Suite Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

I.               Courante BWV1066  (Skippin’)

II.              Aria BWV1068  (Singin’)

III.             Badinerie BWV1067  (Foolin’)

IV.           RejouissanceBWV1069  (Hoedown)


Arabesque No. 1 Claude Debussy (1862-1918)


Seis Canciónes Populares (Six Popular Tunes)  Manuel De Falla (1876-1946)

Attaca (no breaks): El Paño Moruno (The Moorish Fashion) – Cancion de Cuna (Lullaby) – Canción (Country Song) – Polo (the artist’s pain, ‘duende’) – Asturiana (Southern Chant) – Jota (Folk Song)


           Serenade for Strings, Op22                                               Antonin Dvorák (1841-1904)

I.               Moderato

II.              Tempo di Valse


Ellen Cockerham Riccio – violin, Andrew McEvoy – guitar and bass

Jonathan Hargrove – mandolin and guitar, John Cruz – guitar, Ron Alig – 7-string guitar