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Composer: Zipoli, Domenico (1688-1726)

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Year of birth1688
Year of death1726
NationalityUnknown
PeriodBaroque
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The Imperfect Pearl: Mark Latimer stages Domenico Zipoli's life and works at St George's Bristol

On hearing about the concept of Mark Latimer’s The Imperfect Pearl or Perola Barroca, I wasn’t sure what to expect. This UK première told the tale and music history of Baroque composer Domenico Zipoli in a two-and-a-half-hour show. An open mind was certainly necessary for this Baroque musical fairytale.
**111
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El Nuevo Mundo: Orlando Chamber Choir perform works from 16th-century Spain and its South American colonies

A 1730 world map by Stoopendaal from the Keur Bible
When we look back to the disease and mistreatment that arrived with the European colonisation of South America, the role of music in the whole affair is not often the first issue that comes to mind.
***11
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