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The City of Bologna

Catherine Bott presents a programme of music written in the city of Bologna - the capital city of the Emilia-Romagna region, which is situated in the Po Valley between Po river and the Apennine Mountains. It's home to the oldest university in the world, founded in 1088 and is one of the richest cities in Italy, not only financially but also in terms of its rich history in the arts, culture and cuisine. It has been a hive of musical activity since the 15th century, and this programme features music by some of its most famous sons, including Giacomo Perti, Giuseppe Torelli, Adriano Banchieri, Giovanni Bononcini, Padre Giovanni Martini and Josef Myslivecek.

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Sun 19 Jun 2011 13:00