When The Hilliard Ensemble collaborated with Norwegian Jan Garbarek on Officium (ECM, 1994) and the follow-up Mnemosyne (ECM, 1999), who knew that the combination of vocal music, ranging from pre-AD Greece to contemporary times, would mesh so beautifully with the legendary saxophonist’s soaring improvisations? 238 more words
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Raphael, Parnassus, 1511, Fresco.
Raphael’ Parnassus is the third fresco completed in the Stanza della Segnatura in Palace of the Vatican. Although intended as a meeting space for the “signature gratia”, a religious tribunal overseen by the pope, there is evidence that Pope Julius used it as a personal library. 754 more words
November 1, 2017
Spearfish, SD – Audiences will be treated to a full evening of food, music, and theatrical entertainment Nov. 30 – Dec. 2 as Black Hills State University presents “A Madrigal Dinner.” The Madrigal Dinner is an annual fund-raising event for the BHSU Music Department featuring a small ensemble of 16 singers that specialize in performing early music each fall semester. 506 more words