Music and Architecture
Lafayette, LA 70501
Nuper Rosarum Flores by G. Dufay
Beatus Vir from Selva Morale e Spirituale (1640) by C. Monteverdi
Gloria from Mass in D Minor by J.A. Hasse
Symphony No. in C-Major, op. 21 by L. van Beethoven
The splendid architecture of cathedrals and churches inspired many great composers to construct their own musical structures. This interesting connection between the perfect architectural design and musical masterworks will be explore in this concert. Musical selections of compositions written to celebrate great architecture of religious buildings in Florence, Venice and Dresden will be presented along the sounds of the greatest architect of musical design, Ludwig van Beethoven and his Symphony No. 1.
Acadiana Symphony Orchestra