july, 2021

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17jul4:00 pm6:00 pmWeek One Concert: Telemann's GardenNorth Country Chamber Players


Event Details

North Country Chamber Players, Dow Field Pavilion, Franconia, 4pm
“While music is my field and plow, and serves to give me many of my keenest pleasures, I have lately attached myself to a new suitor, namely the love of flowers”. Thus wrote the great German Baroque composer Georg Phillip Telemann in 1742. He even had his friend Handel send him a crate of “the best plants in all England.” This concert explores the flowers from Telemann’s musical garden, including his own Water Music, a work composed for a celebration of the great port of Hamburg, in 1723. Unlike his friend Handel, whose legendary Water Music was performed on the Thames River, Telemann composed a depiction of the ocean, water deities, and sailors. Telemann’s wonderfully inventive Table Music, composed to accompany and elevate courtly banquets, will complete the program.
Free – Donations Appreciated. Click here for tickets.


(Saturday) 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm est


Dow Field

1 Academy Street, Franconia, NH

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