Raphael's Music: From Urbino to Rome, a Webinar by Dr. Robert Kendrick

Jul 03, 2020 224

On April 6th, 1520, Raffaello Sanzio, one of the geniuses of the Renaissance, died in Rome. On the occasion of the 500th anniversary of his death, while we wait for the houses of culture to reopen and to be able to see works of art live again, the network of Italian Cultural Institutes (IIC) in the US and Canada will celebrate the Master through online multimedia initiatives.

Although music does not play such a prominent role in Raphael's output as in, for instance, Titian or Caravaggio, still he was born and worked in very musical places: Urbino and Rome. This talk looks at the music that he might have heard and that might have sounded around him, both in the Marches and in the Eternal City.

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SOURCE: https://iiclosangeles.esteri.it/

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