Quinte Consort

31 Bayswater Place, Kingston, ON

About Quinte Consort

Professional Classical musicians, arrangers and composers performing on period instruments. Specializing in early music (Medieval - Late Baroque), but can play anything Classical, as well as Folk, Blues, Jazz, Ragtime, Swing, or pop. Requests with advance notice gratefully accepted (though there is a fee for special music arrangements). Why not commission a new work that the consort can premiere for your event? 1-5 musicians available to perform; instrumentation includes: recorders (Europe's original flutes), cornetto (early brass), rackett ('sausage' or early bassoon), Baroque oboe, viols (early string instruments). Popular favorites include: Canon in D major by Johann Pachelbel, lots of J.S. Bach, (Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring, Sinfonia from BWV 156, Air from Orchestral Suite no. 3, BWV 1068), Arnold von Bruck's "So trinken wir alle" (And so we all drink). Your guests will marvel at the wonderful look and sound of these unique instruments, and your event will not soon be forgotten!