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    The Italian Madrigals of Palestrina

    Presented by at First Lutheran Church of Boston

    October 10, 2010


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    The Italian Madrigals of Palestrina

    The sacred music of Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina is often held up as the greatest achievement of the 16th-century Roman School of composition. But his five books of Italian madrigals represent some of the earliest examples of this genre that would soon become one of the most popular forms of song in the Renaissance era. Acclaimed vocal ensemble Exsultemus opens its 2010-2011 season with some of these sublime works by Palestrina and his...

    The sacred music of Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina is often held up as the greatest achievement of the 16th-century Roman School of composition. But his five books of Italian madrigals represent some of the earliest examples of this genre that would soon become one of the most popular forms of song in the Renaissance era. Acclaimed vocal ensemble Exsultemus opens its 2010-2011 season with some of these sublime works by Palestrina and his contemporaries.


    First Lutheran Church of Boston

    299 Berkley Street
    Boston, MA 02116

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    $35, $25, $15; $5 off for students and seniors


    General Day and Time Info:

    3pm


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