Venice: Behind the Scenes at the Conservatory and St. Mark’s

Venice was the perfect trip for music history awesomeness.
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Padova: The Art of Dragon Warfare

Giovanni was once a young padawan in Padua, providing the ideal guide for our day trip to the city last week.


Our time was spent at a variety of unique, interesting locations.   Continue reading

Venice Teaser

I know we still owe this blog a full report on the trip to Bologna, which was wonderful, but here are two pictures from today’s trip to Venice to illustrate the dangerous life of musicologists in the lagoon. Here we are inside St Mark’s with Prof. Marco Gemmani, the current Maestro di Cappella.


Here we are crossing the Canal Grande at Santa Maria del Giglio. More to come, hopefully, from the other authors.