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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
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