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VENICE, A TRIP IN THE DREAM AND ELSEWHERE – Where the sailing ships carried the winds of other worlds in their sails

The stars fade with envy, seeing the charms of Venice emerge from the fog The knowledge of the contexts we visit is synesthetic, because we put all our senses at stake. Places have memory. They remember everything. This is what Wim Wenders writes in Places https://www.amazon.it/Wim-Wenders-Places-Strange-Quiet/dp/3775735135, a book with photographic shots, made in twenty years of travel. Starting from this …

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THE ARISTOCRAT DABBLER WHO PERSUED MUSICAL COMPOSITION – Benedetto Marcello: A music characterized by imagination and fine technique

Setting the stage for Classical in Western music In 1713, 24 of his cantatas for solo voice and basso continuo, performed weekly in private academies, date back to 1713, but he also cultivated a passion for instrumental music, including sonatas for harpsichord, cello and bass. To get to know the splendor of Venice, in addition to appreciating its pictorial school, …

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