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ROME 23/04 – Day 22: Nuptial and Nutella

Sun: came up at 0618.  Sun: went down at 2001  The Ave Maria is stuck at 2015 for a while. Three Pope martyrs were in the book for today, Soter (+175), Caius (+296) and Agapitus I (+536). Concerning the last, … Read More

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The Feeder Feed: Museum Song Bird Edition

Here is an Allegory of Music by Laurent de la Hyre (+1656). The figure is playing a theorbo, or chitarrone, probably a symbol of musica “artificiale“. They had drone strings and produced a rather symphonic effect. On the other hand, … Read More

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