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Det Store Bilager

Un mariage royal à la cour du Danemark Grande puissance incontestée régnant sur la Baltique et tout le nord de l’Europe, le Danemark est gouverné par le roi Christian IV de 1596 à 1648.   Grand amateur d’art, il est connu… Read more »

Les 7 pêchés capitaux

Le carême et la pénitence à Rome ca.1610 La “Chiesanuova” est construite à Rome à la fin du 16ème siècle, installé sur l’ancienne Santa maria in Valicella comme siège de la congrégation de l’oratorio, fondée par Filippo Neri. Cette église… Read more »

Collegium Musicum

Instrumental music in Hamburg ca.1660 Matthias Weckmann has a central role in the 17th century music history in Europe. He studied with Schütz, was a close friend of Froberger and founded the Collegium Musicum in Hamburg together with Christoph Bernhard,… Read more »

Mein Herz ist bereit

Christmas in a desolate land Heinrich Schütz published his second opus of Symphoniae Sacrae in 1647, just a year before the peace treatises of Westphalia finally put an end to the thirty years war (1618-1648). Recent demographic studies claim that… Read more »

E vidi quattro stelle

This program is built around two of the most influential writers in Italian medieval literature: Dante Aligheri and Francesco Petrarca. Their texts were extremely famous among composers of the 16th  and 17th century composers looking for a very deep and… Read more »

Schütz and his legacy

Heinrich Schütz and his most illustrious followers Heinrich Schütz was remarked at an early age by Moritz von Hessen-Kassel as an extremely gifted singer and very promising musician. The Landgrave decided to personally take over his education and paid for… Read more »