Ghigo Roli photographer


Music

The charm of music in the history of art. From the representations in the Romanesque capitals of the Ghirlandina Tower to the frescoes in the Treasure Hall of Palazzo Costabili in Ferrara or to frescoes of the "Concerto" in Villa Caldogno. Images of musicians, musical instruments, sheet music, concerts, composers and violin making workshops.

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 "Dance of Alcinous' Children ", 1790-2,  by Antonio Canova (1757 - 1822), plaster. Detail.

"Dance of Alcinous' Children ", 1790-2, by Antonio Canova...

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 "Dance of Alcinous' Children ", 1790-2,  by Antonio Canova (1757 - 1822), plaster. Detail.

"Dance of Alcinous' Children ", 1790-2, by Antonio Canova...

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 "Dance of Alcinous' Children ", 1790-2,  by Antonio Canova (1757 - 1822), plaster. Detail.

"Dance of Alcinous' Children ", 1790-2, by Antonio Canova...

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 "Dance of Alcinous' Children ", 1790-2,  by Antonio Canova (1757 - 1822), plaster.

"Dance of Alcinous' Children ", 1790-2, by Antonio Canova...

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 "Faun playing the Flute", 1859, by Pietro Tenerani (1789-1869), Carrara marble.

"Faun playing the Flute", 1859, by Pietro Tenerani (1789-18...

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 "Faun playing the Flute", 1859, by Pietro Tenerani (1789-1869), Carrara marble.

"Faun playing the Flute", 1859, by Pietro Tenerani (1789-18...

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 "Faun playing the Flute", 1859, by Pietro Tenerani (1789-1869),  Carrara marble.

"Faun playing the Flute", 1859, by Pietro Tenerani (1789-18...

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 "Faun playing the Flute", 1859, by Pietro Tenerani (1789-1869), Carrara marble.

"Faun playing the Flute", 1859, by Pietro Tenerani (1789-18...

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"Domenico Cimarosa", 1822 by Antonio Canova (1757 - 1822), marble.

"Domenico Cimarosa", 1822 by Antonio Canova (1757 - 1822), m...

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 "The Song of the Seven Towers", (1857) by Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828-1882); watercolour on paper.

"The Song of the Seven Towers", (1857) by Dante Gabriel Ros...

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 "Assumption of the Virgin with S. Benedict and St. Scholastica", 1473, by Piero d'Antonio Dei, known as Bartolomeo della Gatta (1448-1502) , tempera on canvas.

"Assumption of the Virgin with S. Benedict and St. Scholast...

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Brescia, Pinacoteca Tosio Martinengo: "Flute Player", by Nicolas Tournier, 1626, Oil on canvas.

Brescia, Pinacoteca Tosio Martinengo: "Flute Player", by Nic...

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Brescia, Pinacoteca Tosio Martinengo: "Apollo with avLyre and a Cherub", by Lattanzio Gambara, 1557. Fresco.

Brescia, Pinacoteca Tosio Martinengo: "Apollo with avLyre an...

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Brescia, Teatro Grande: original poster for the representation of "Madama Butterfly" by Giacomo Puccini, in 1904.

Brescia, Teatro Grande: original poster for the representati...

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 Spoleto, Rocca Albornoz (Stronghold), Camera Pinta (Painted Room): detail of the frescoes realized between 1392 and 1416, representing courtly and chivalrous subject, made by local painters (with reference to the group connected to the Master of the Dormitio of Terni) or of Padanian origin. The paintings are based on the poem "Teseida" by Boccaccio.Scene of dance with musician.

Spoleto, Rocca Albornoz (Stronghold), Camera Pinta (Painted...

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 Spoleto, Rocca Albornoz (Stronghold), Camera Pinta (Painted Room): detail of the frescoes realized between 1392 and 1416, representing courtly and chivalrous subject, made by local painters (with reference to the group connected to the Master of the Dormitio of Terni) or of Padanian origin. The paintings are based on the poem "Teseida" by Boccaccio.Scene of dance with musician.

Spoleto, Rocca Albornoz (Stronghold), Camera Pinta (Painted...

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 Perugia, National Gallery of Umbria: Madonna of St. Dominic, by Benedetto Bonfigli,1448-9, tempera and oil (?) on panel. Detail with Infant Jesus and angels playing musical instruments.

Perugia, National Gallery of Umbria: Madonna of St. Dominic...

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 Perugia, National Gallery of Umbria: Madonna of St. Dominic, by Benedetto Bonfigli,1448-9, tempera and oil (?) on panel. Detail with angels playing musical instruments.

Perugia, National Gallery of Umbria: Madonna of St. Dominic...

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 Perugia, National Gallery of Umbria: Madonna of St. Dominic, by Benedetto Bonfigli,1448-9, tempera and oil (?) on panel.

Perugia, National Gallery of Umbria: Madonna of St. Dominic...

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 Orvieto,  Basilica Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta (or Duomo), the interior, presbitery: organ.

Orvieto, Basilica Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta (or Duo...

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 Orvieto,  Basilica Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta (or Duomo), the interior, Chapel Nova or St. Brizio Chapel, the lunette of the east wall: "The Blessed in Heaven", fresco by Luca Signorelli, (1500 - 1502).

Orvieto, Basilica Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta (or Duo...

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 Foligno, Trinci Palace:  The Hall of Liberal Arts and Planets. In this hall the symbolic figures of the seven planets are represented (Moon, Mars, Mercury, Jupiter, Venus, Saturn, Sun) following the order of the days of the week. Each planet oversees a phase of human life that is depicted inside concentric disks where in the middle zone, the Air, the Sun and the Moon define a specific time of day. On the north wall of the Hall the Arts of Trivio (Grammar, Dialectic, Rhetoric) and of the Quadrivium (Arithmetic, Music, Geometry and Astronomy) were depicted, according to a hierarchical order of learning that leads to the point of arrival of all human knowledge, Philosophy

Foligno, Trinci Palace: The Hall of Liberal Arts and Plane...

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 Foligno, Trinci Palace:  The Hall of Liberal Arts and Planets. In this hall the symbolic figures of the seven planets are represented (Moon, Mars, Mercury, Jupiter, Venus, Saturn, Sun) following the order of the days of the week. Each planet oversees a phase of human life that is depicted inside concentric disks where in the middle zone, the Air, the Sun and the Moon define a specific time of day. On the north wall of the Hall the Arts of Trivio (Grammar, Dialectic, Rhetoric) and of the Quadrivium (Arithmetic, Music, Geometry and Astronomy) were depicted, according to a hierarchical order of learning that leads to the point of arrival of all human knowledge, Philosophy , which triumphs in the center of th

Foligno, Trinci Palace: The Hall of Liberal Arts and Plane...

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 Foligno, Trinci Palace:  The Hall of Liberal Arts and Planets. In this hall the symbolic figures of the seven planets are represented (Moon, Mars, Mercury, Jupiter, Venus, Saturn, Sun) following the order of the days of the week. Each planet oversees a phase of human life that is depicted inside concentric disks where in the middle zone, the Air, the Sun and the Moon define a specific time of day. On the north wall of the Hall the Arts of Trivio (Grammar, Dialectic, Rhetoric) and of the Quadrivium (Arithmetic, Music, Geometry and Astronomy) were depicted, according to a hierarchical order of learning that leads to the point of arrival of all human knowledge, Philosophy , which triumphs in the center of th

Foligno, Trinci Palace: The Hall of Liberal Arts and Plane...

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 Foligno, Trinci Palace:  The Hall of Liberal Arts and Planets. In this hall the symbolic figures of the seven planets are represented (Moon, Mars, Mercury, Jupiter, Venus, Saturn, Sun) following the order of the days of the week. Each planet oversees a phase of human life that is depicted inside concentric disks where in the middle zone, the Air, the Sun and the Moon define a specific time of day. On the north wall of the Hall the Arts of Trivio (Grammar, Dialectic, Rhetoric) and of the Quadrivium (Arithmetic, Music, Geometry and Astronomy) were depicted, according to a hierarchical order of learning that leads to the point of arrival of all human knowledge, Philosophy , which triumphs in the center of th

Foligno, Trinci Palace: The Hall of Liberal Arts and Plane...

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 Foligno, Trinci Palace:  The Hall of Liberal Arts and Planets. In this hall the symbolic figures of the seven planets are represented (Moon, Mars, Mercury, Jupiter, Venus, Saturn, Sun) following the order of the days of the week. Each planet oversees a phase of human life that is depicted inside concentric disks where in the middle zone, the Air, the Sun and the Moon define a specific time of day. On the north wall of the Hall the Arts of Trivio (Grammar, Dialectic, Rhetoric) and of the Quadrivium (Arithmetic, Music, Geometry and Astronomy) were depicted, according to a hierarchical order of learning that leads to the point of arrival of all human knowledge, Philosophy , which triumphs in the center of th

Foligno, Trinci Palace: The Hall of Liberal Arts and Plane...

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 Foligno, Trinci Palace:  The Hall of Liberal Arts and Planets. In this hall the symbolic figures of the seven planets are represented (Moon, Mars, Mercury, Jupiter, Venus, Saturn, Sun) following the order of the days of the week. Each planet oversees a phase of human life that is depicted inside concentric disks where in the middle zone, the Air, the Sun and the Moon define a specific time of day. On the north wall of the Hall the Arts of Trivio (Grammar, Dialectic, Rhetoric) and of the Quadrivium (Arithmetic, Music, Geometry and Astronomy) were depicted, according to a hierarchical order of learning that leads to the point of arrival of all human knowledge, Philosop

Foligno, Trinci Palace: The Hall of Liberal Arts and Plane...

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Eugenio Zampighi, (1859-1944): "Three Oriental Music Players"; tempera on paper, cm 100 X 70.

Eugenio Zampighi, (1859-1944): "Three Oriental Music Players...

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Eugenio Zampighi, (1859-1944): "Three Oriental Music Players"; tempera on paper, cm 100 X 70.

Eugenio Zampighi, (1859-1944): "Three Oriental Music Players...

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Modena, Ghirlandina Tower, Torresani Hall, east wall: the capital of King David or of dance and music. Campionese Masters, XII - XIII century.

Modena, Ghirlandina Tower, Torresani Hall, east wall: the ca...

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Modena, Ghirlandina Tower, Torresani Hall, east wall: the capital of King David or of dance and music. Campionese Masters, XII - XIII century. Detail.

Modena, Ghirlandina Tower, Torresani Hall, east wall: the ca...

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Modena, Ghirlandina Tower, Torresani Hall, east wall: the capital of King David or of dance and music. Campionese Masters, XII - XIII century. Detail.

Modena, Ghirlandina Tower, Torresani Hall, east wall: the ca...